goals for advocacy
6 7:30 am – The annual “Aim for Advocacy” sporting clay event will take place at the Spring Valley Anglers Rod & Gun Club. Individual shooter registration is $200, and teams of four will be $175 per person. Organizers say shooters using 12-gauge shotguns will have ammunition provided by Restoration Village. Shooters using any other gauge must bring their own ammunition (two boxes of 25 shot shells). Sponsors are available. Info: (479) 631-7345 or RestorationVillage.net.
beat the heat summer swing
Kendrick Fincher Hydration Foundation
8 a.m. or 1 p.m. – Kendrick Fincher’s Hydration for Life Beat the Heat Summer Swing Golf Tournament will be held at Lost Springs Golf & Athletic Club in Rogers. Registration is $800 per team. INFORMATION: (479) 986-9960 or kendrickfincher.org.
Put to Paws
Humane Society of the Ozarks
139-11:30 AM – The 14th Annual Put for Paws Miniature Golf Tournament will be played at Fayetteville’s Locomotion Fun Park to benefit the Humane Society of the Ozarks. The tournament will conclude with a party at Foghorn in Fayetteville from 11am to 1pm. Registration is $20 for HSO members or $25 for non-members. Sponsors are available from $300. INFORMATION: (479) 444-7387 or hsozarks.org.
Walk ‘n’ Roll
Sunshine School And Development Center
13 10am-1pm – The four-week event and fundraising for the Sunshine School & Development Center will conclude with a “Walk ‘n’ Roll.” Fun walks at the school at Rogers will include food, carnival games, and prizes. information:
(479) 636-3190, [email protected] or nwasunshineschool.org.
Wine and Rose Feast
Donald W Reynolds Cancer Support House
13 6 p.m. – The Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House in Fort Smith will host the 28th Annual Wines and Roses Gala, a benefit non-profit organization. Organizers invite supporters to join them for “a wonderful evening to taste wonderful wines, enjoy delicious food created by Chef Jason with Ravel. [and] Enjoy the Live Arts District of Fort Smith.” Festivities will include wine auctions, live music by Larry B., and opportunities to purchase raffle tickets for the chance to win a Rolex watch from Newton’s Jewelers. This Year’s Honorary Presidents Kelly and Marilyn Newton is the owner of Newton’s Jewelers Information: (479) 782-6302 or (800) 262-9917.
a toast to health
19 6-9 p.m. – A toast to benefit WellcomeHealth will be held at Springdale’s Sassafras Springs Winery and Vineyards. Organizers say: “The annual fundraiser celebrates our free medical services and some of the amazing volunteers who help make this possible.” The group will present its Jesse Bryant Service First Award to Dr. Margaret Rutherford and her husband, Richard. The non-profit organization will also recognize former pharmacy volunteer Dan Curran. Benefits will include dinner, drinks, clinic presentation and silent auction. Tickets are $80 for individuals and $150 for couples. Sponsors are available. Information: Brittany Alley,
(479) 444-6033 [email protected]
NWA Challenge for Hope
19 Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter – 22 – The annual Challenge for Hope will be held at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. The multi-day benefit will include tennis, golf, pickleball and social events. Proceeds help support Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter. information:
(479) 236-5112 [email protected]
ice cream social
Friends of the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad Museum
20 1-4 p.m. – The Back to School Ice Cream Social organized by the Friends of the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad Museum will be held at the train depot in downtown Springdale on train cars. Organizers say proceeds from the profits will help the group “relocate the frisco caboose that ran on this line in the 1960s.” Admission is $8. Information: (479) 725-4017 or amtrainrides.com
SOAR Northwest Arkansas
26 5-10 PM and 27 7 AM 1 PM – Open Avenue will host its third annual SOAR NWA event at Drake Field in Fayetteville. The outdoor, open-air, family-friendly event is presented by Sam’s Furniture. The two-day benefit includes a concert by Sammy Kershaw, hot air balloon rides and balloon flashes and ascents (weather permitting), live musical entertainment, helicopter rides, discovery flights, walking circus performers, a children’s area, Skydiving, beer will be included. Gardens, food trucks and vendor booths.
Pre-purchased one-day tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-10, and free for children 2 years of age and under. Two-day advance tickets are $22 for adults, $8 for children ages 3-10, and free for children 2 years of age and younger. Ticket prices are increased at the gate and are not guaranteed. Hot air balloon and aeronautical rides and some other activities cost extra. NOTICE: (479) 636-5082 or soarnwa.com.
sip and taste
Boys and Girls Club of Benton County
25 6-9 p.m. – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton County will hold its annual Sip & Saver Benefit presented by General Mills at 807 W. Hudson Road in Rogers. Organizers say: “You can sip some beer, wine, spirits, and taste some of the best culinary delights in town.” The fundraiser will include wine and spirits bridge and games. Info: bgcbentoncounty.org.
golf 4 a reason
Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Arcoma
29 7 a.m. 4 p.m. – The 18th Annual Golf 4A Cause Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arcoma will be played at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. Charity leaders say: “This annual golf tournament serves as the main fundraiser for five of our major events: Ronald McDonald House at Washington Regional in Fayetteville, Ronald McDonald Family Room at Mercy NWA in Rogers, One on Mercy’s campus The new Ronald McDonald House Fort Smith, the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Mercy Fort Smith and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.” Sponsorships are available from $1,750 to $15,000. Information: (479) 756-5600, [email protected] or rmhcofarkoma.org.
The deadline for submitting September event information is August 15. Send incident information to Karin Shopmeyer at [email protected]