Arvest Foundation to Aid Small Businesses in Boone County

L-R: Mark Martin, Harrison Chamber Foundation president; Melissa Collins, Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors chairwoman; Scott Tennyson, Arvest Bank community bank president; Bob Largent, Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce president/CEO. (Photo courtesy Arvest Foundation)

Press Release from Arvest Foundation

Small businesses in Boone County may receive a boost in the form of increase promotion thanks to a $12,000 grant from the Arvest Foundation to the Harrison Chamber Foundation.

The Harrison Chamber Foundation’s mission is to support, foster, protect and advance the mission of the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce. The funds are to be used for technological upgrades to help promote local small businesses and their economic growth.

“We greatly appreciate the support of the Arvest Foundation,” said Bob Largent, president and CEO of the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce. “The foundation’s commitment to improving economic growth and development is commendable and these funds will be put to good use.”

“Small businesses play such a vital role here in Boone County and throughout the country,” said Scott Tennyson, community bank president for Arvest in Harrison. “We certainly understand that and are so pleased to present this donation on behalf of the Arvest Foundation. We also appreciate the work the chamber does to support these businesses and know the grant will provide a boost to those efforts.

“This donation is just one of many we have made throughout North Central Arkansas and we trust reflects the foundation’s ongoing commitment to our region.”

About the Arvest Foundation

The Arvest Foundation seeks to provide funding to grantees who are actively working to create positive change for others. Major areas of focus include: K-12 education, economic development, and enhancing the quality of life throughout the Arvest footprint. More information is available here.


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