Last week, Walmart provided an update on its DEI initiatives and efforts towards embracing racial equity - more specifically within the marketing side of its business.
You can read the full press release HERE.
Arts & Culture
The Jones Center in Springdale is inviting artists to apply for a new project to collectively determine future locations for public art on the 52-acre campus redevelopment.
Find out if you qualify and how to apply HERE. Applications are due June 16.
Closing the Gap
City of Fayetteville
Last week, Fayetteville City Council members accepted a generous grant from the Walton Family Foundation to connect the paved trail from Mission to the Razorback Greenway.
This will be a huge improvement, because biking on Mission to get to the Greenway currently is not for the faint of heart. You can read more about the project HERE.
Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing metro areas under one million people in the United States. So are we just growing aimlessly? Well, that's where Urban Land Institute NWA comes into play...
Wes Craiglow, NWA Coordinator, recently sat down with Randy Wilburn on I am Northwest Arkansas to discuss ULI's role in the changing landscape. You can listen to the full interview HERE.
Nurses Crushing Covid is a group of 200+ nurses and other medical professionals from Northwest Arkansas who have been tirelessly distributing and administering vaccines to the community.
The Nurses Crushing Covid group plans to continue distributing shots. You can read the full, encouraging story HERE.
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