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Safe harbor: Women & Children First fundraiser fetes publisher, editor

by Cary Jenkins | April 10, 2022 at 2:08 a.m.
Joseph Goellner with Scott and Martie Hamilton and Rick Fleetwood on 04/01/2022 at the Little Rock Marriott for Women of the Year (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Cary Jenkins)

Kim Meyer-Webb and Michelle Towne were feted as Women of the Year on April 1 at the Little Rock Marriott.

The evening, a fundraiser for Women & Children First: The Center Against Family Violence, began with a cocktail reception followed by a dinner and program.

The program included remarks by Angela McGraw about the mission of the nonprofit and a presentation of the annual Peacekeepers Award to Wallace Smith, chairman elect of the Women & Children First board.

Rick Fleetwood introduced the Women of the Year honorees -- Towne, publisher of Inviting Arkansas, and Meyer-Webb, editor of the magazine. The awards were presented by event chairmen Kristen and Barrett Belew.

The evening ended with a concert by Mayday by Midnight.

-- Story and photos by Cary Jenkins

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