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Walmart Museum celebrates Sam's centennial birthday

By Melissa Gute

This article was published March 30, 2018 at 1:09 a.m.

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Henry Sosa (from right), 4, and Lucy Sosa, 6, of Kansas City Mo., eat ice cream Thursday at The Walmart Museum at in Bentonville. Yarnell's Ice Cream participated in the centennial celebration of Sam Walton's birthday, providing free butter pecan and homemade vanilla ice cream, courtesy of Walmart. According to the museum, Walton loved butter pecan ice cream. Alice Walton said she has many happy memories of often going for ice cream with her dad, something special the two of them shared.

Celebration Continues

Thursday’s activities were just a kick off the Walmart Museum’s Centennial Celebration of Sam Walton. Brenda Turner will read her book Young Sam Walton, An American Boy at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Walmart Museum, 105 N. Main St.

There will other events and activities through out the rest of the year. Events will be updated at www.walmartmuseum.com.

Source: Staff Report

Brandon Eddins (left) of Bentonville unveils the centennial cake Thursday at The Walmart Museum in Bentonville.

Northwest Arkansas wouldn't be what it is today if Sam Walton's vision didn't extend beyond his retail company, a group of panelists discussed Thursday in the Walmart Museum.

Celebration Continues

Thursday’s activities were just a kick off the Walmart Museum’s Centennial Celebration of Sam Walton. Brenda Turner will read her book Young Sam Walton, An American Boy at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Walmart Museum, 105 N. Main St.

There will other events and activities through out the rest of the year. Events will be updated at www.walmartmuseum.com.

Source: Staff Report

Brandon Eddins (left) of Bentonville unveils the centennial cake Thursday at The Walmart Museum in Bentonville.

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hurricane46 says... March 30, 2018 at 2:43 p.m.

They gave away almost half a billion dollars in 2016, now the kids are only worth 119.5 billion dollars LOL.

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