The Economics Arkansas Board of Directors, the Centers for Economic Education, and community leaders supportive of our mission host local fundraising luncheons to increase our grassroots financial support. Our Leadership in Free Enterprise (LIFE) Award Luncheon honors Arkansas champions of free enterprise who have demonstrated superb leadership success and business acumen.
- 2014: Charles Murphy
- 2015: 3 Generations of the Ford Family
- 2016: Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, Kenneth Pat Wilson and Mike Wilson
- 2017: Don Munro, Charles Nabholz and Robert Young III
- 2019: Warren Stephens
We also welcome additional fundraising avenues in Arkansas communities to benefit local schools and educators. To host a fundraising luncheon benefiting Economics Arkansas in your area or to invite Executive Director Kathleen Lawson to present to your group or if you'd like to discuss other fundraising avenues, please call 501-682-4349 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.