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November 9, 2021

Business

Entrepreneurs Appreciation

NWA Daily

Today is the beginning of Global Entrepreneurship Week and Arkansas is participating in a big way.

  • Working together: Entrepreneurs are essential in the Arkansas business landscape with small businesses accounting for 99.3% of the total businesses in the state.
  • Some stats:  Northwest Arkansas is the 2nd best metro area for minority entrepreneurs, 6th best area for jobs, and has a 14% higher income than the national average according to the U.S. Bureau of Economics. 

For more information about Global Entrepreneurship Week and events, click HERE.

Music

Records In The Making

NWA Daily

Students in Fayetteville are paving a way for Arkansas music through a completely student-run record label called Hill Records.

  • Supporting the craft: The record label embarks on projects that involve the University of Arkansas community with a mission to elevate and promote good music. 
  • Free show: The students at Hill Records have selected 3 artists to perform their debut on Nov. 9 at Georges Majestic Lounge for free. The show is open to the public, and will feature local artist Pat Ryan Key, Foxpaw, and H3ADCANNON

For more information, click HERE

Community

Learning in the Dirt

Apple Seeds

You don’t have to go too deep into Northwest Arkansas to find a non-profit making an impact.

  • Education: Apple Seeds is a local farm dedicated to teaching students about healthy food as well as providing it to those in need. The mission is to provide interactive garden-based education to inspire healthy lives. 
  • Growth: The teaching farm has been around since 1997 and now has 6 different programs for community participation - such as Farm to Table and Garden Workshops. Apple Seeds currently partners with more than 60 local schools and agencies, planting seeds of health throughout the region. 

Learn more about the community champion HERE

Food & Drink

There And Back Again

NWA Daily

During Natural State Beer Company’s inaugural Oktoberfest fundraiser it raised more than $20k for local charities. 

Read the full Talk Business and Politics story HERE

Sponsored by Peel Compton Foundation

Holiday Plans

Peel Compton Foundation

Christmas in Northwest Arkansas can be quite an affair if you know where to go. 

  • Festivities: Peel Compton Foundation is hosting a one-of-a-kind Christmas experience at the Peel Museum and Botanical Garden on Dec. 3. Enjoy bites and beverages (featuring a signature cocktail), and take in seasonal music, theatre, and dance performances from local talent.
  • Local luck: If you're feeling lucky, there will beraffle at the event for a chance to win one of several unique experiences including products and services from local businesses.

For more information and tickets, click HERE

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