Arvest Bank of Mena presented a $1,456.95 contribution to Special Olympics Arkansas on Monday, February 1st. Arvest associates spent most of 2015 raising funds for Special Olympics Arkansas in the branch through fundraising and associate giving. Arvest believes in giving back to the community and the local branch in Mena chose Special Olympics Arkansas as their charity of choice for 2015. “Our associates have really enjoyed raising money for this great organization and it is very rewarding to be part of this experience,” said Jennifer Graves, Arvest Bank Branch Manager.
The mission of Special Olympics Arkansas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families and the community.