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Nominate Outstanding Businesses & Individuals for 2017 Small Business Awards

The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for small businesses to be honored during the Chambers’ annual Small Business Week to be held May 1-5, 2017. Small business success stories can be nominated in the following categories:  Small Business Person of the Year, Woman Owned Business of the Year, Small Business Exporter of the Year, and Emerging Small Business

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Outstanding Bentonville Citizen Award Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the Bentonville Outstanding Citizen Awards. This program was designed to recognize quarterly citizens residing within the corporate city limits of Bentonville for their outstanding contributions to the community. There are 3 categories: youth, adult, and  group. Bentonville is blessed with great citizenry that serves our community with humility. Learn more

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BUSINESS MATTERS BREAKFAST TO FOCUS ON SCHOOL MILLAGE ELECTION

The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast on February 17 to discuss the upcoming Bentonville Public school millage election. The presentation is titled, Build BPS: A Blueprint for Growth. Bentonville School District Officials will share information regarding future school construction and the details of the 1.9 mill increase request for the election on May 9, 2017. 

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CEO ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION TO SHARE TIPS WITH TEEN BUSINESS OWNERS

CEOs will volunteer one-on-one time with middle- and high-schoolers and answer their questions as the students prepare to launch and run their own businesses as part of their YEA! class. 15 students are part of this year’s Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce inaugural YEA class.  They will have the opportunity to meet in a CEO Roundtable discussion on February 23rd.  CEO’s will share

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ANNUAL CHAMBER DINNER SET FOR JANUARY 26

Kyle Peterson, the new Walton Family Foundation Executive Director, will be the featured speaker at the Annual Chamber Dinner scheduled for January 26th.  In addition to learning about the Walton Family Foundation plans for 2017 a special announcement concerning the Chamber's future will be made.  The evening begins with a reception at 5:30pm followed by dinner, program and award winners for 2016.

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Teacher of the Year Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for Teacher of the Year. The Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce annually recognizes outstanding teachers at each of the following grade levels: Elementary (K-4) Middle (5-6) Jr. High (7-8) High school (9-12) Review the criteria and submit your nominations here. Deadline for nominations is December 9, 2016. Contact Krista Khone for

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Bentonville Recognized as a Volunteer Community of the Year

Bentonville, AR…Mayor Bob McCaslin is pleased to announce the City of Bentonville has been named a Volunteer Community of the Year for the seventh consecutive year. This honor was achieved due to the generosity of a combined 33,032 volunteers from 56 partner organizations who volunteered 403,047 hours.  These hours are valued at almost $9.5 million and represent a generous gift to our

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Bentonvillle Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) to launch this Fall

BENTONVILLE, AR (July 21, 2016)—Middle and high school students can now apply to attend NWA’s first ever Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) class. YEA! is a weekly program throughout the academic year that guides students through launching and running their own businesses or social movements. YEA! is open to all students in grades 6-12. While in the Academy, students will receive all the

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NWA Business Women’s Conference Guest Speaker

WE'RE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR 2016 CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CAREY LOHRENZ Carey Lohrenz knows what it takes to win in one of the highest pressure, extreme environments imaginable: in the cockpit at Mach 2. As the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, having flown missions worldwide as a combat-mission-ready United States Navy pilot, Lohrenz is used to working in fast

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