KUAF Community Spotlight Series

Weekdays at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m.
  • Hosted by Pete Hartman

Locally produced segments highlighting a variety of non-profit organizations and topics.

Organizations have included:
The Peace at Home Family Shelter, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NWA, the Shiloh Museum, Credit Counseling of Arkansas, StartUp Junkie, Illinois River Watershed Protection, LifeStyles INC., Kings River Cleanup, Ozark Folk Center, and so many more.

Ways to Connect

Pete speaks with Emily Bridges with the Washington Elementary Parent Teacher Organization. Tomorrow is the 16th annual Tour of Homes with proceeds going to fund many school programs.

May is national Mental Health Awareness Month. KUAF is teaming up with JEMI - Judicial Equality for Mental Illness - on a series of segments highlighting the day-to-day struggle of those dealing with a mental illness as well as some of the inadequacies in local care. Today we hear from Lynn, who describes her life with Bipolar Disorder.

If you or someone you know is considering suicide: 1-800-273-8255

Eric Fuselier - with the Society of Wetland Scientists - talks about the annual Northwest Arkansas Wetland Ecology Tour taking place at the Woolsey Wet Prairie on May 4.

Pete talks with Audrey Zavaleta, interim Executive Director of Family Network NWA located in Springdale. This non-profit works to meet the needs of families in Northwest Arkansas for individualized, home-based parenting education and family support.

Melissa Caffrey and Carey Ashworth talk to Pete about the upcoming 5K race - which supports The Spark Foundation - and has become a favorite among area runners.