Round and Round

August 26, 2021

Business

People Circles

Innovative Poverty Solutions is a think tank for solutions to end poverty in Northwest Arkansas, and it recently released a new branch of the Circles USA initiative: Circles NWA.

  • Mission: It’s all in the name. The organizational design of Circles NWA is circles of people to surround those who need guidance and assistance with upward mobility from poverty. 
  • Process: The program is in preparation to launch in early October, when an inaugural 18-mo program of peer support will commence.

Get involved through Circle NWA’s website, HERE.

Business

The Last Mile

Walmart Inc.

Yesterday, your friendly giant, Walmart, announced the creation of a new line of business – Walmart GoLocal – working to extend its expertise in delivering goods to customers to businesses of any size.

  • In the making: In just 3 years, Walmart launched and scaled delivery for shoppers on 160,000+ items from more than 3,000 stores, reaching nearly 70% of the U.S. population
  • Join the platform: Walmart GoLocal has already socialized the idea with neighborly retail clients and is currently open to accepting new merchant partners.

You can check out the full story HERE.

Sponsored by The Gear Garden

Lagers on the Trailhead

Bella Vista POA

The Gear Garden at Blowing Springs Park is open and a hopping place to be Wed-Sun 2p-dusk.

  • Bikes and beer: It's another one of Arkansas's hidden gems -- a beer garden meant to be biked to as it sits along the new 3 mile extension of the Greenway. The garden has a Trailhead Lager exclusive to only four other Bella Vista locations, and brewed specially for the trailhead.
  • New Merch: Last Thursday the Gear Garden released new 64oz logoed growlers that can be refilled for $20.

For Gear Garden updates click HERE.

Event

A Cycling Tradition

Expereience Fayetteville

One of the top cycling races in the nation is coming back to Fayetteville this weekend (Aug. 26-29). Both amateur and professional cyclists are preparing for a four day showdown

  • Represent: Men and women’s cycling teams have been traversing the network of pavement in the Joe Martin Stage Race for 44 years now. 750 cyclists from 27 countries and all 50 states are expected to race through the streets of Fayetteville.
  • Camp out: Check out the schedule for the full race of show with events starting Tomorrow out of Walker Park. Please be aware of the street closures as well.

For more info click HERE

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