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November 2, 2022


It’s Homecoming Week At The University Of Arkansas

NWA Daily

Calling All Hogs Home is the theme of this year’s Homecoming at the U of A, bringing thousands of alumni home to the Hill to see the Razorbacks take on Liberty. 

  • A hundred homecomings: Founded on Mar 27, 1871, the University hosted its first-ever Homecoming parade on Nov 16, 1922, making this the 100th Year of Homecoming Tradition.
  • Peppy pig parade: The Homecoming Parade will make its way down Dickson St on Friday, Nov 4 at 6p followed by a Pep Rally in the Chi Omega Greek Theater at 7:30p. 

Find a calendar of this week’s Homecoming events HERE


Crystal Bridges Gala Draws Celebrities And Fashion Icons To Bentonville

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Crystal Bridges welcomed celebrities and fashion legends to Bentonville last week during the Grit to Glamour gala, part of the museum's first-ever fashion exhibition. 

  • Best in the biz: A fashion symposium was held before the gala featuring conversations with fashion icons like Tommy Hilfiger, Tracy Reese, Aurora James, Bethann Hardison, and more. 
  • Sparkling debate: Other celebrities attended like Norman Lear, Seth Meyers, and Karlie Kloss, whose Instagram post of her very sparkly dress sparkled so hard it sparked the age-old debate of whether NWA is in the South or the Midwest. 

Learn more about the Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour exhibition HERE

Sponsored by Ozark Compost & Swap

Ozark Compost Wants To Smash Your Pumpkins 

Ozark Compost & Swap

Over 1.3b pounds of pumpkins end up in landfills every year unable to properly decompose, so Ozark Compost is offering three opportunities to give your pumpkins a more environmentally friendly farewell. 

  • Smash sites: Say a proper peace out to your pumpkins on Nov 5 from 12-3p at Pack Rat in Fayetteville, on Nov 6 from 1-3p at Bentonville Brewing Co, or Nov 9 from 6-8p at Ozark Beer Co in Rogers. 
  • Pumpkin perks: Drop off your pumpkins at one of the locations and you can sign up for a free one-month trial of Ozark Compost & Swap

Follow Ozark Compost on Instagram for more info HERE


Business And Industry Training Closing The Skills Gap In NWA

Business and Industry Training

Formed in 1996, Business and Industry Training provides NWA workers with business and industrial maintenance training necessary for skilled jobs. 

  • Equipped for success: BIT has become the go-to training organization for many local businesses and public schools for industrial, safety, and computer skills training. 
  • Closing the gap: With accessible training offered at BITs Gentry and Springdale locations, students can complete courses in 5-6 weeks for as little as $900 per course. 

Read the Business & Politics feature on Business and Industry Training HERE


Treehouse Pantry In Springdale Celebrates First Anniversary

Springdale Public Schools

Treehouse Pantry has been serving families of students in Springdale Schools for a full year, and that's something worth celebrating!

  • Packing on pounds: During its first year, the pantry served nearly 8,500 families, provided 50,000 student snack packs, and distributed nearly 1m pounds of perishable and non-perishable food items. 
  • Party time: To celebrate one year of serving the community, Treehouse Pantry will host a drop-in event on Nov 1 from 1-3p. Stop by to say congrats on one year!

Follow Springdale Schools for updates on Treehouse Pantry HERE

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