Lukfata Elementary School Receives Arvest Foundation Donation

Tuesday, November 06 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News

Students in the Broken Bow area will have an enhanced learning experience thanks to a $7,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation. 

The gift was announced today at the Arvest Bank open house in Broken Bow. Ted Sheets, Deb Fuller, Deby Lawson, Joanna Kelly, Alex Constien, Lou Ann Walker and Sharon Payne of Arvest Bank were on hand to present the check.

The funds will help the Lukfata Elementary School purchase Chromebooks for the school to improve classroom learning capabilities.

“Lukfata Elementary School would like to thank the Arvest Foundation for its $7,000 grant award for Chromebooks. The Chromebooks will allow for more time on task with our students and help promote technological awareness in our society.” said Kurt W. Neal, superintendent of the Lukfata Public School. “It’s great to have a strong business partner, like Arvest bank, to help support our local schools. We thank you for your help and support.”

Tags: Arvest, Arvest Foundation
 

Gracefully Yours Foundation of Broken Bow Receives Donation

Monday, November 05 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Displaced individuals or those in need in the Broken Bow area will get assistance thanks to a $3,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation. 

The gift was announced at the Arvest Bank open house in Broken Bow. Ted Sheets, Deb Fuller, Deby Lawson, Joanna Kelly, Alex Constien, Lou Ann Walker and Sharon Payne of Arvest Bank were on hand to present the check.

The funds will be used to purchase food, clothing, and dry goods for citizens in the Broken Bow area in their time of need. 

Andrea Henkel of the Gracefully Yours Foundation of Broken Bow said, “Gracefully Yours Foundation is excited and grateful to the Arvest Foundation for the donation awarded to us. As the number of food boxes we distribute is ever-increasing, these funds will go a long way in providing food to the community.”

Tags: Arvest, Arvest Foundation, Oklahoma
 

Arvest Chosen as Best Bank in the Southwest Times Record's 2018 Reader's Choice Poll

Friday, November 02 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News

For the third consecutive year, Arvest Bank was chosen as Best Bank in the Southwest Times Record's Reader's Choice Poll!* We are honored that our community has recognized us yet again for this award, and we sincerely thank you for voting for us. We're proud to be a part of such a great place! 

 

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Arvest Bank Announces Campos Hiring in Oklahoma City

Friday, November 02 at 08:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce it has hired Miriam Campos as a business development representative in Oklahoma City.

Campos has more than eight years of industry experience. In her role at Arvest, Campos will be accountable for developing and maintaining new banking relationships.

Campos earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership and a master’s of business administration degree at Southern Nazarene University. She currently is pursuing a doctorate from Liberty University.

A member of The Journal Record 2018 Achievers Under 40 class, Campos is active in a host of civic activities, including serving as a Metro Technology Centers board member and board president for Our Neighborhood Empowered in Oklahoma City. Additionally, she is a longtime volunteer on behalf of YWCA Oklahoma City.

Tags: Arvest, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
 

NWACC Foundation Receives $15,000 Donation

Thursday, November 01 at 08:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

A $15,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation was presented to the NorthWest Arkansas Community College Foundation to name two meeting rooms located on the first floor in the NWACC Washington County Center in Springdale. These rooms will be used by faculty, staff, students, and the community.


The gift was announced recently at the construction site of the new NWACC Center in Springdale. Kent Williamson, Matt Harger and Jacob Barnes of Arvest Bank were on hand to present the check to Brenda Green, associate vice president, NWACC Washington County Programs, Evelyn Jorgenson, NWACC president, Mike Luttrell, NWACC Foundation board chair and Joe Spivey, NWACC board of trustee chair.

“NWACC is so appreciative of this support from the Arvest Foundation for our new facility in Washington County, and the difference it will make for so many students in the region,” Jorgenson said.

“Community support for this project is vitally important to its success, and we thank Arvest for its commitment to affordable and accessible education for all northwest Arkansas residents,” said Mike Luttrell, NWACC Foundation board chair.

“We are pleased to present this donation on behalf of the Arvest Foundation to help support the expansion of NWACC,” Williamson said “This donation is just one of many we have made throughout the area. It demonstrates the foundation’s ongoing commitment to support education in the region.”

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest, Springdale

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