December 2, 2022


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Carin Schoppmeyer: Paintfest promotes heart health

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American Heart Association patrons donned their most loved audio pageant apparel for Paint the Town Pink: Paintfest on June 17 at JJ’s Are living in Fayetteville. The evening bundled preferences from space dining places, a silent auction far more.

Jason Fremstad and Will McDonald had been honorary occasion chairmen for the festive reward that also incorporated themed lounges, video games, photo ops, are living audio by Funk Manufacturing facility and dance songs from DJ Derrick.

Organizers say: “Together, we are relentlessly focused on the heart of our community. Via the Paint the Town Purple marketing campaign, we celebrate our collective achievements in driving modify, funding science and improving health and fitness — no make any difference the place, or how, we collect. That usually means getting our attempts over and above our situations, operating every working day to enable just about every coronary heart.

“In more than 150 communities across the nation, our supporters unite with a shared purpose to increase the critical resources we need to make certain our get the job done proceeds,” they make clear. “During our campaign we rejoice our milestones, we thank our sponsors, and we honor our heroes. We come with each other to realize some thing even bigger than ourselves. We stay intense and combat for all.”

Dining establishments on hand for Paintfest bundled Huge Whiskey’s, Con Queso’s, Dot’s Nashville Incredibly hot Chicken, Eat My Catfish, Ella’s Desk, JJ’s Grill, Jaclyn’s Kitchen, Marley’s Pizza, Nellie B’s Bakery, Oz Smokehouse, Pineapple Bliss, RubItSnout, The Cake Celebration and Tula.

Direct sponsors of the gain integrated The Emerson Group, the Lifetime is Why Sponsor Additional, the Legacy Sponsor and Johnson & Johnson Purchaser Overall health, the Signature Sponsor.

Fundraiser proceeds go to assist the American Coronary heart Affiliation fulfill its mission “to be a relentless pressure for a entire world of more time, more healthy lives.”

Upcoming American Coronary heart Affiliation events in Northwest Arkansas contain NWA CycleNation on Sept. 24 in Bentonville and the NWA Heart Wander on Oct. 29 in Rogers.

CycleNation “is a motion to empower the country to use biking to enable Americans get brain and coronary heart healthier.”

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Columnist Carin Schoppmeyer can be attained by electronic mail at [email protected]

  photo  Dixie Arce (from remaining), Kelsey King, Jennifer Kurtz, Kylie Sanders and Kacey Serrano take pleasure in Paintfest on June 17. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Jordan Smith (from still left), Taylor Moses and Laurel Tally support aid the American Heart Association at Paintfest. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Allison and Brooks Lee help assist the American Coronary heart Affiliation at Paintfest. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Lilly Ervin (from left), Lauren Spear, Jen Ainsworth, Courtney Norton, Misty Novich and Robin Nickles get in the spirit of Paintfest. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Lilly Ervin (from still left), Lauren Spear, Jen Ainsworth, Courtney Norton, Misty Novich and Robin Nickles get in the spirit of Paintfest. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Raymond and Jaclyn Home (from left) and Jill and Jason Suel get at Paintfest. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Laura Underwood (from left), Andi Clinton and Mellissa Wood check out at Paintfest. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  John and Erica Erck take pleasure in Paintfest. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)