Road Trip: Bentonville, Arkansas

Road Trip: Bentonville, Arkansas

As the world headquarters for Walmart, Bentonville, Arkansas, has played host to business travelers for decades. While that corporate energy continues to be a thriving part of the town’s makeup, more recently Bentonville has become a draw for leisure travelers seeking...
Power to the Pedal

Power to the Pedal

When Teri Griege’s husband, Dave, first asked her to assemble a team for a new charity bike ride a family friend was organizing in St. Louis, her reaction was less than promising. “I thought, ‘There is no way. I’m not a volunteer type,’” Teri said. The friend was Bill...
Good Deeds in the Great Outdoors

Good Deeds in the Great Outdoors

Endlessly offering gifts for the mind, body and spirit, the great outdoors lives up to its name. It’s no wonder so many of us are passionate about spending time there. And a rare few have found a way to build purpose into that passion. Here are six local leaders who...
Paddling 1,000 Miles for Autism

Paddling 1,000 Miles for Autism

Life is hard. Our fast-paced, technologically advanced society places more expectations on individuals than ever before. In these times, I often find myself retreating to the wildest places of the world. There, the challenges to survive are real, the societal...