Arvest Taking Requests for Consideration as Charity of the Year in N. Central Arkansas

Monday, March 04 at 06:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

23rd Annual charity golf tourney to benefit local nonprofits

Arvest Bank in North Central Arkansas is accepting letters of request from area non-profit organizations that would like to be considered for the 2019 Arvest Bank Charity of the Year program. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 12.

The Charity of the Year program was created to lend financial support to local non-profit organizations through the annual Arvest Bank Charity Golf Tournament that is in its 23rd year.

Every year, a selection committee of Arvest Bank associates selects up to three local charities that share 100 percent of the proceeds from the golf tournament. Non-profit organizations in Baxter, Boone and Marion Counties are encouraged to apply for consideration as a charity of the year.

“Nonprofit organizations in our area provide much-needed resources and services throughout the year and they often are faced with financial challenges,” said David McBee, executive vice president and sales manager of Arvest Bank in North Central Arkansas. “When our communities pull together to help supplement that funding, it helps ensure those services will continue for our friends and neighbors. This tournament has garnered a great deal of participation for more than two decades, and we’re hoping to continue that success again this year.”

Final selection as a charity of the year is based on past, present and future financial needs, along with other criteria. To qualify, the charity must be designated as an IRS 501(c)(3) organization and must submit a letter to the committee explaining why their organization should be selected.

Watkins said the tournament has contributed more than $201,400 to local non-profit organizations since this tournament began.

Letters of application to be considered as a 2019 Charity of the Year should be mailed to: Arvest Bank Charity Committee, Attn: Cindy Sutterfield, P.O. Box 325, Yellville, AR, 72687, or they may be emailed to

The Arvest Bank Charity Golf Tournament will take place Saturday, Aug. 24 at Big Creek Golf and Country Club in Mountain Home. Sponsorship opportunities for the event are available at all levels. Call 870-449-7150 for more information.

About Arvest
Arvest Bank, named by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” for 2018, operates more than 270 bank branches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas through a group of 14 locally managed banks, each with its own board and management team. These banks serve customers in more than 135 communities, with extended weekday banking hours at many locations. Arvest also provides a wide range of banking services including loans, deposits, treasury management, credit cards, mortgage loans and mortgage servicing. Arvest is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC.

About Arvest Wealth Management
Arvest Wealth Management offers wealth management, trust services and insurance products. Investments and Insurance Products: Not FDIC Insured, May Lose Value and Not Guaranteed by the Bank. Trust services provided by Arvest Bank.

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