KUAF Community Spotlight Series

Weekdays at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m., noon, 4:18, and 7 p.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, The Poetry Minute, The Extension's Water Connect, The Archeology Minute and The Disability Minute.

Ways to Connect

The Arts Center of the Ozarks in downtown Springdale has been a staple of the community for the last 50 years. The community organization provides arts classes for all ages, hosts theatrical performances and houses a gallery for local artists. 

The fifth annual Kessler Trail Run is set for this Saturday at 9 am. The run is sponsored by the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association and helps raise money for the Kessler Mountain Reserve- a 386-acre public nature site- which the City of Fayetteville purchased in 2014. 

Sim Barrow and Dana Smith from the Kessler Trail Run planning committee talk to Pete Hartman about changes to this year's course and what runners can expect. 

Artist Andrew Bell from Compassion Fayetteville discusses his art exhibition, "A Voyage in Visual Metaphors: From NYC to NWA," in honor of domestic violence awareness month. The exhibition is on display through October 27 at various locations. A portion of the proceeds will benefit organizations serving children and families. 

Community Spotlight - Canopy NWA

Jun 5, 2017

Canopy Northwest Arkansas provides assistance to refugees who have relocated to Northwest Arkansas.  Listen to Emily Crane Linn, Director of Canopy NWA, discuss the beginnings of the group and the support they provide to refugees in our community.  

Community Spotlight - Bridge of Peace Syria

May 31, 2017
https://bridgeofpeacesyria.wordpress.com/

Bridge of Peace Syria is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization based in Fayetteville, AR.  They provide assistance to families that have been displaced by the war inside Syria and have little access to food, water, and shelter.

Moshe and Hamsa Newmark discuss the origin of Bridge of Peace Syria and the assistance the organization provides to families in Syria.  

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