HOW TO SUPPORT
the Fort Smith Symphony
100 4 100 Chair Sponsor Campaign
Celebrate Our 100th Season with 100 Chair Sponsors.
Join our 100 year history by becoming a Chair Sponsor for our centennial season. Be one of 100 individuals or organizations to directly sponsor a musician of your choice and leave your mark on our historic milestone. Your sponsorship will have an even greater impact, fueling our ambitious artistic endeavors, innovative programming, and community outreach initiatives.
For more information and chairs available to sponsor, contact Laken Emerson, Director of Development.
Chair Sponsorship: $1,500
The Fort Smith Symphony’s Chair Sponsors help bring high-quality musicians from a seven-state area to Fort Smith and promote the artistic integrity of the Symphony. These businesses, families, and individuals are listed alongside their chosen instrument chair on our roster.
Gifts to the Endowment Fund beginning at the $10,000 level are honored by recognition as a named fund. The following individuals and organizations have contributed to bring music to the community.
- Carco Fund
- Opie Cates Memorial Fund
- Lynn & Tom Flocks Fund
- Mr. & Mrs. Franklin Hawkins Fund
- W. C. Holmes, MD Fund
- Carter Hunt Fund
- Gelene & Harold MacDowell Fund
- Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Miller Fund
- Mary & Taylor Prewitt Fund
- John & Cindy Swicegood Fund
- Riverside Furniture Pursuit of Excellence Fund
The following individuals and organizational members of the Symphony family are honored for gifts of $25,000 or more to the Endowment Fund to perpetuate the pleasure of music for future generations.
ArcBest Corporation Percussion Section
Baldor Adult Education Program
Boreham Educational Program Series
Belle Point Beverages, Inc.
Cooper Clinic Subscription Concert
First National Bank of Fort Smith Clarinet Section
Sally & Elvin Frick Educational Endowment Fund
Cleone Kelley Conductor’s Endowment
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Pates Regional Performance Fund
Superior Federal Young Audience Program
Zero Mountain First Violin Section
Miriam Ann Pates Charitable Trust
Conductor’s Circle Sponsors:
- Tim & Debbie Allen – Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce
- Leo & Barbara Anhalt
- Dr. Varant & Aimee Arzoumanian
- Jean Beck
- Dr. & Mrs. Steve-Felix Belinga
- Carol Bellew
- Laura Bogner
- Boyd Metals
- Gary & JoAnn Campbell
- OneDigital Health & Benefits
- Jean Chastain
- Christopher Cherry & Lori Fay
- David & Lori Cravens
- Alesia & Greg Davis
- Bob & Judy Dawson
- Dr. Calline Ellis
- Kathleen Fay & Dorothy Ryan Fay
- Clay & Lynn Gilliland Family Fund
- Jaunice & Richard Griffin
- Bill & Lori Hines
- Dr. W.C. Holmes, Jr.
- Drs. David & Teresa Hunton
- Drew & Paula Linder
- Marie’s Lock & Safe
- Kate & Hugh Maurras
- The Honorable George McGill
- Joan McCoy
- Donnie Pendergraft
- Mary & Taylor Prewitt
- Dr. Larry Price
- Jim & Sue Rose
- Mr. & Mrs. Mark Rumsey
- Sandy & Sandi Sanders
- Bonnie Johnson & Mike Smets
- In Memory of Rachel Cameron Smith
- John & Jan Taylor
- Mrs. Richard Udouj
To learn more about supporting the Symphony’s Endowment Fund, visit the Arkansas Community Foundation.