northwest Arkansas

Community Spotlight - NWA Master Naturalists

Jan 18, 2017

NWA Master Naturalists impact the community in many ways.  They will be holding training sessions in Benton and Washington Counties.  You can visit their website here for more information.

In this edition of the Community Spotlight series, we hear from Jason Kindall, the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Washington County.  Jason speaks about the Restore program they offer to the community.

Community Spotlight - September is Literacy Month

Sep 16, 2016

Ozark Literacy Council (OLC) is a nonprofit offering many different classes and levels of tutoring in pronunciation, grammar, writing, etc.  Today Pete speaks with Paul Johnson, a volunteer for OLC.  Paul has performed a vast array of duties in his eight years of volunteering for OLC, but he works primarily with ESL learners.  OLC provides a wide range of short and long term volunteer opportunities.  Visit their volunteer page here for more information.

Community Spotlight - September is Literacy Month

Sep 14, 2016

Ozark Literacy Council (OLC) is the largest literacy council in the state of Arkansas serving nearly 400 individuals each year.  OLC offers several levels of tutoring and classes in adult literacy and ESL to ensure financial security, job placement, and increased community involvement.  Today, Pete speaks with Chung Tan, the chair of the board for OLC to discuss the importance of adult literacy within Arkansas.


Community Spotlight - Dress For Success NWA

Sep 14, 2016

Dress For Success has been impacting Northwest Arkansas since August of 2013.  The nonprofit provides a network of support for women striving toward economic independence.  In addition to supplying clients with professional attire, Dress For Success NWA offers many other services to help women achieve success in the professional world.