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Nate Walls Is Trying To Feed His BBQ To All Of Northwest Arkansas

About this Episode: 

We recently sat down with Nate Walls from Secondhand Smoke BBQ And Second Helping NWA to catch up with him and find out how things are going. We featured Nate on Episode 42 of the podcast almost two years ago. 

Nate has a big BBQ Grill but an even bigger heart. As soon as the pandemic hit he went into overdrive making sure that people all around Northwest Arkansas had food to eat. We even had a chance to visit local communities to distribute food. Nate cooks with love and passion and it shows when you see the look on people’s faces after enjoying one of his meals. 

He runs a business too – Secondhand Smoke BBQ but his mission to feed those that cannot always feed themselves has taken center stage – Second Helping NWA.

Listen to this episode and hear how Nate has evolved over the past two years with the help of a bunch of local chefs in the area including Jerrmy Gawthrop from Woodstone Woodfired Pizza

And, if you want to support what Nate is doing by donating your time or talent to the mission you can do that too! 

Nate’s heart is pure and he will move you to action whether you love BBQ or not. 

All this and more on this episode of I am Northwest Arkansas.

Important Links and Mentions on the Show*

Call Nate to Order some BBQ – 479-841-4098

Email Nate Walls

Secondhand Smoke BBQ Website

Secondhand Smoke BBQ Menu

Secondhand Smoke BBQ on Instagram

Second Helping NWA Website

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Signature Bank was founded here in Northwest Arkansas in 2005. Their focus is personal and community banking. When you bank with a community bank, you’re investing in local businesses, local entrepreneurs, local charities, and the causes close to home. Signature Bank has worked hard to earn its tagline, “Community Banking at its Best.”

You may ask why bank at Signature? 

Because they focus on the customer instead of having a branch on every corner, this means you can have your questions answered by a real person, whether you’re reaching out to the call center or your banker’s cell phone. You can access any ATM in the country without fear of a fee.  They will refund all of those fees at the end of every month. Finally, they are constantly improving their digital offerings to ensure you can access the best financial tools from your laptop, phone, or tablet 24 hours a day.

Signature Bank of Arkansas is a full-service bank offering traditional checking and savings accounts, investment accounts, business and personal loans, and mortgages.

Give the folks at Signature Bank a call (479-684-3700) or visit their website Signature.Bank and let them know you heard about them on the I am Northwest Arkansas Podcast. 

Signature Bank of Arkansas is a Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.  

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