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Episode 25: Tyler Clark is helping move single parents and their families out of poverty and into prosperity

On this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Tyler Clark, Executive Director of the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of NWA (SPSFNWA). We wanted to learn more about the philanthropic underpinnings of Northwest Arkansas.  Tyler was just the person to give us a history lesson. He spoke about the impact that Harvey and Bernice Jones from the Jones Truck Lines had on him and why their generosity and support encouraged him to get involved in philanthropic efforts wherever he went.

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I cannot believe I got this website off the ground! There is nothing like accomplishing something, anything that helps you to move forward. The I…

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Episode 24: Did you know that NWA used to have a lot of Apple Orchards? The guys at Black Apple Crossing did

On this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Leo Orpin one of the founders of Black Apple Crossing in Downtown Springdale and Manuel Tejeda, the event coordinator. Leo is proud that Black Apple Crossing is the first Cidery in the Natural State. In a few short years, they have perfected the cider process and invoked some of the historical aspects of apple production in this region.

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Episode 23: From 10,000 Watts to 100,000 Watts, The Evolution of Public Radio in NWA with Kyle Kellams

On this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Kyle Kellams, News Director of KUAF, 91.3 FM & Producer of Ozarks at Large. Kyle has been with the public radio station for more than 30 years. In High School, Kyle started out in radio on KTLO in Mountain Home, AR, where he grew up. He attended the University of Arkansas where he spent time working at KUAF among other stations

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