A Purrfect Deal

The Kruth Talks: July 28

The Fayetteville Animal Shelter hopes to continue its success finding homes for cats with a “name your price” promotion.
From now to Aug. 25, cats can be adopted for a minimum $5, and they will be spayed or neutered, vaccinated and implanted with a microchip.

Go, Hogs, Go

The Razorback football schedule is posted, and the broadcast information and times for the first three games is known. The Hogs play Missouri State at 6 p.m. Sept. 3 at home, and the game will be shown on pay-per-view.
The game against New Mexico State in Little Rock starts at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 and will be shown on ESPNU.
The Razorbacks return to Fayetteville to face Troy State Sept. 17 starting at 6:30 p.m. and televised on CSS/CST. CSS is only available on Cox Communications channel 119.

Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art offered exclusive benefits to the first 3,000 members to sign. Within one week of launching the membership campaign, that number was surpassed. The museum will open for 24 hours on Nov. 9 allowing original members a sneak preview. Memberships can be purchased by calling 418-5728 or visiting crystalbriges.org.

Ready For Tourists

Bentonville is preparing for the expected growth in tourism due to the museum by adding information signs, parking spaces and upgrading water and sewer lines for the new 21c Museum Hotel. The signs will help visitors get orientated in downtown Bentonville, and more than 200 new ground-level parking spaces are planned. The museum hotel is an extension of the 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville, Ky., that combines contemporary art with a boutique hotel.

See Change Sees More Than Change

The Walmart Foundation granted $40,000 to See Change, the region’s first nonprofit organization management certificate program. The program is a six-month course that tackles issues such as board development, marketing, human resource responsibility and financial responsibility for nonprofit groups. Margaret Reid, professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, is the See Change program director.

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