Bentonville zoomed past 50,000 residents in 2018, and its growth has accelerated since that time, new information from the U.S. Census Bureau shows. Scott Family… Read More »Bentonville Ranks as Nation’s 5th Fastest-Growing City
Photo by Cjay Crespo. The regional arts service organization at the Northwest Arkansas Council today announced that 23 local arts and culture nonprofits will receive… Read More »Council’s Arts Organization Awards Grants to 23 Local Nonprofits
J.B. Hunt donates supplies and provides logistics support for overseas delivery J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council, announced its… Read More »J.B. Hunt Delivers 300,000 Pieces of PPE for NWA Hospitals
Erin Hogue, Walmart director of community operations and NWA giving To help meet local needs in Northwest Arkansas and across the state resulting from the… Read More »Walmart Commits $2 million to Support Arkansas Organizations Amid Pandemic
Arkansans interested in starting a career in information technology can apply for free online pre-apprenticeship programs through a partnership between the University of Arkansas Professional and Workforce Development, Arkansas Division of Workforce Services, the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, the Arkansas Center for Data Science and the Northwest Arkansas Council.
The Walton Family Foundation is launching a new initiative to strengthen the region’s capacity to grow food for its residents. By expanding opportunities for farmers and increasing consumers’ access to fresh products, the Northwest Arkansas Food Systems will help position the area as a national model for local food grown in healthy soil.