Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas (BBBS) recently received a $10,000 donation from CHEP in support of site-based mentoring programs and two of the annual BBBS fundraising events, Bowl for Kids Sake and The Big Event.
A special reception is being held on Thursday May 30, at Arvest Ballpark as general manager Eric Edelstein passes the torch to Justin Cole, who will takeover general management for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
Gov. Mike Beebe on Wednesday (May 22) presented four Arkansas companies with the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade during an awards luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion. The award honors companies for their leadership in exporting goods and services throughout the world.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is being taken to task by institutional shareholders this week in a Delaware Chancery Court in Wilmington. Round one went in the favor of the investors, according to Bloomberg News covering the court proceedings.
Tyson Foods Inc. held a military summit on Monday (May 20) during which recently separated soldiers toured the company and interviewed for jobs. The summit is part of the company’s commitment to expand its military hiring efforts, according to the release.
The Northwest Arkansas StartUp Cup is launching its 2013 competition, organizers announced recently. There will be several changes to the second year of the competition as organizers fine-tune the process.
Tyson Foods has formed an independent farm animal well-being advisory panel to provide guidance to the company's FarmCheck program, an initiative designed to ensure responsible care and over well-being of farm animals.
Towson University Director of Athletics Michael Waddell has been named senior associate athletic director for external operations and strategic communications at the University of Arkansas it was announced by Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long on Monday.
Wal-Mart launched a new state initiative called “Arkansas’ Own” to promote Arkansas vendors doing business with the retail giant and to encourage more shoppers to buy local products made in the Natural State.