Veterans Day Parade

For the organizers of the Chaffee Crossing Veterans Day Parade, the event is a time to honor those who served not only through festivity, but also through ceremony.

The seventh annual Chaffee Crossing Veterans Day Parade was held Saturday in the Chaffee Crossing Historic District. The parade was preceded by the presentation of medals to two military veterans and the family members of a deceased veteran.

Read the whole story from Max Bryan with the Times Record by clicking Veterans Day: Veterans, surviving kin honored at ceremony.

The fourth annual Steel Horse Rally brought an estimated 100,000 people to downtown Fort Smith and surrounding areas the weekend of May 4-5.

Festival organizers say it was largest crowd the event has had, surpassing the estimated 75,000 people last year, and having an estimated $17.8 million economic impact on the area.

Read the full article here from the SW Times Record.

Times Record

The fourth annual Steel Horse Rally in Fort Smith earlier this year again set an attendance record with more than 75,000 motorcycles and 100,000 people attending, according to the Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion Commission.

The Steel Horse Rally Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 charity established in 2015 to benefit local charities, honor veterans, military, law enforcement and first responders, and help the local community.