Media Advisory: Heifer International Holds 2nd Annual ‘Beyond Hunger: Feast in the Field’ Fundraiser

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.

What:  The 2nd annual “Beyond Hunger: Feast in the Field” will benefit Heifer programs here in Arkansas and family farmers in Haiti. Attendees will enjoy a “farm to fork” family style dinner from award-winning chefs from the Capital Hotel. Guests will hear from speakers about the importance of sustainable agriculture and how they can make smart choices in supporting local farmers. Guests will also be treated to a special musical performance by Jason D. Williams.

Where:  The grounds of Heifer Village, behind Heifer International headquarters
                        1 World Ave., Little Rock, AR 72202

When:  6 p.m., May 17, 2014

Why:  Feast in the Field will benefit Heifer International’s work both in the Arkansas Delta and Haiti.

Sponsors:  Capital Hotel, KARK 4 News, B98.5 FM

Entertainment Sponsors: Alfred L. Williams & Elaine Eubank; BancorpSouth; Traveler’s Insurance

Benefactors:  Acxiom Corp.; Arkansas Children’s Hospital; Glazer’s of Arkansas

Patrons:  Arvest Bank; Bank of America/Merrill Lynch; Jill & Bob Bloom; City of Little Rock; Core Brewing and Distilling; Deloitte & Touche LLP; Henry & Peggy Goodspeed; LobloMagna IV Communications; Brandi & Jeremy McDade; Rock Town Distillery; Tanarah Luxe Floral; TCPrint Solutions; Windstream

Host Committee:  Anna Kay Frueauff, Chair, Susan Altrui, Jill Bloom, Rhonda Carter, Donna Cone, Don Deaton, Dee Dee Dickson, Lorri Hambuchen, Cindy Lemley, Libby Smith, Brooke Vines, Amanda Willett

For media inquiries, please contact Allison Stephens at Allison.stephens@heifer.org or 501-907-2952.

About Heifer International:
Heifer International’s mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. For 70 years, Heifer International has provided livestock and environmentally sound agricultural training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. Heifer is currently working in more than 30 countries, including the United States, to help families and communities become more self-reliant. For more information, visit
www.heifer.org, read our blog, follow us on Facebook or Twitter, or call 1-888-5HUNGER (888-548-6437).

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