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Bonus Episode: Teeing Up Literacy: The Reading the Greens Event at Fayetteville Public Library

About the Show:

“The Fayetteville Public Library is so much more than a place to check out a book.”

 – Christina Karnatz

In this special episode of the I Am Northwest Arkansas podcast, host Randy Wilburn shines a spotlight on the Fayetteville Public Library, a cornerstone of the community that has touched countless lives with its transformative programs and resources. Randy shares his personal connection to the library and invites two esteemed guests, George Shelton and Christina Carnatz, to discuss the upcoming “Reading the Greens” fundraising event.

George, a passionate library volunteer and event committee chair, and Christina, the library’s Director of Development, Marketing, and Communications, delve into the origins of this unique mini-golf event. They explain how it not only raises crucial funds for the library but also offers an unforgettable evening of fun, regardless of your golfing prowess.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • The evolution of the “Reading the Greens” event and its mission to support the Fayetteville Public Library.
  • The wide array of services and programs the library provides, from recording studios to workforce development initiatives.
  • How the event aims to attract new supporters and give them a sense of ownership and connection to the library.
  • The importance of community involvement in sustaining the library’s role as a hub of learning, innovation, and togetherness.
  • Details on how to participate in the event, whether as a golfer, spectator, or sponsor and the impact your contribution will make.

All this and more on this episode of the I Am Northwest Arkansas podcast.

Important Links and Mentions on the Show:

Email Christina Karnatz

Website Fayetteville Public Library

Fayetteville Public Library on Facebook

Fayetteville Public Library on Instagram

Fayetteville Public Library on YouTube 

Fayetteville Public Library on LinkedIn

Tune in to KUAF 91.3 FM to listen to the I Am Northwest Arkansas podcast on Ozarks at Large.

The date for the Reading the Greens event is Saturday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fayetteville Public Library.

Tickets are limited, so act fast and get your team together!

  • 4-person team: $300
  • Spectator ticket: $45 (single ticket, no gameplay)

Enjoy an evening of friendly competition and fun while playing an 18-hole mini-golf course. 

Attendees will enjoy food from Ozark Catering.

This episode is sponsored by:

Signature Bank of Arkansas “Community Banking at its Best!”

Northwest Arkansas Council – “Life Works Here!” HyperLocal Jobs in NWA

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