Tag: Northwest Arkansas

Investing Strategically in Our City’s Green Space


With about four thousand square feet of flowerbeds that I either maintain or am constructing at our house or our rental, I pay attention to decorative green space. A healthy, well-landscaped yard adds thousands of dollars to the value of a home. I walk around the local cities and look at the landscaping. I watch …

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Small Business Counseling for Free


After I left my corporate job in 2001, I finally had the flexibility to volunteer in my community. The first organization I offered my time and expertise was SCORE. It is a non-profit funded by the Small Business Administration. It is mostly used as a resource for free small business counseling. It has to be one …

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Take a Fall Drive


We are somewhere between almost peak color and empty trees. This is a great time of year to take a drive through the Ozarks. For five years, I worked on a charity motorcycle event called the Cancer Road Challenge. It was a motorcycle poker run and show. A key component of a poker run is …

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