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Walmart Gives $500,000 to NWA Council

BENTONVILLE, AR-- Today, Walmart announced a $500,000 grant to the Northwest Arkansas Council supporting the advancement of healthy living and economic improvement initiatives throughout Northwest Arkansas.
BENTONVILLE, AR-- Today, Walmart announced a $500,000 grant to the Northwest Arkansas Council supporting the advancement of healthy living and economic improvement initiatives throughout Northwest Arkansas.

The grant is part of a three-year commitment by Walmart to fund the Greater Northwest Arkansas Development Strategy, a regional growth and development plan spearheaded in 2010 by the Northwest Arkansas Council, local chambers of commerce and other organizations.

In its third year, the grant will impact more than 480,000 local residents through plans to increase access to and quality of education, job opportunities, healthy lifestyles and infrastructure improvements.


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