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The Women's Foundation of Arkansas will honor Denise Garner 
as its 2015 Woman of the Year in Philanthropy at its 17th annual 
Power of the Purse luncheon in September. Each year WFA 
recognizes a woman whose philanthropic contributions help 
improve the lives of women, girls, and communities across 
the state. 

Denise, who lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas, is founder and 
president of Feed Communities, a nonprofit organization that 
works with individuals, schools, universities, government agencies, 
other nonprofits, and ​foundations to create sustainable partnerships
​for increasing access to healthy foods and improving healthy 
food choices. She is also involved with causes that address 
education, homelessness, health care, poverty, and the arts.  

"Denise sees the big picture," Lynnette Watts, WFA executive 
director, explained. "She understands that we can't address one 
area without also recognizing the underlying causes and effects 
associated with it." 

Denise has served on numerous local, regional, and state boards, including Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, Washington Regional Medical Center, and UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute. 

The Power of the Purse luncheon will be held on September 30 at the Little Rock Marriott from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Reservations are $100 per person or $1,000 for a table of 10.

Conger Wealth Management is the Power of the Purse Presenting Sponsor, Little Rock Soirée is the Media Sponsor, Southwest Airlines is the Travel Sponsor, and Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a Benefactor Sponsor.

Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, click here.  

WFA Announces 2015 Woman of the Year in Philanthropy
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