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February 2020

The Momentary Opens in Bentonville

The Momentary, a new contemporary art space for visual, performing and culinary arts, has opened. Northwest Arkansas residents will get their first opportunity to see the museum on Saturday. The museum opened to members earlier today.

Bus System’s $2.9M Grant Paying for New Offices

Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) celebrated the start of construction on its long-anticipated new administrative office building.

A ceremony was held to break ground on the 8,800-square-foot building that will replace the current offices. A $2.9 million federal bus and facilities grant will pay for the new building in Springdale.

Plug and Play Summit Showcases 12 Startups

Plug and Play hosted its first summit to showcase the first 12 startups in its Northwest Arkansas Supply Chain & Logistics program.

The program is supported by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission; founding partners Walmart, Tyson Foods, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, the Walton Family Foundation, the Northwest Arkansas Council and the University of Arkansas; and anchor partner Georgia-Pacific.

Special thanks to our major investors for their support of the Northwest Arkansas Council and our work in the region:

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