Hendrix Village to Host Holiday Tour of Homes

Bethlehem House Logo VerticalCONWAY, Ark. (October 16, 2012) - The Village at Hendrix will host the 2012 Bethlehem House Holiday Tour of Homes Friday, Nov. 30 - Sunday, Dec. 2.

Preview Night is Nov. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 and will allow the participants to view the tour throughout the entire run. Regular hours are 1 - 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 - 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Advance tickets are available at The Village Welcome Center, First Security Bank, The Kitchen Store and Ye Olde Daisy Shoppe.

Proceeds will go toward the Bethlehem House Building Fund's $1.3 million goal and maintenance endowment.  

The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Okla., is offering a 2:1 matching grant, and Modern Woodmen of America will donate up to $2,500 for every dollar raised.

"The Village is very happy to partner with Bethlehem House on this year's event," said Ward David, CEO of The Village at Hendrix. "Our goal is to help this wonderful community organization reach its goal for a new home."

The new building will accommodate 35 residents and 10 staff members in one facility, provide emergency shelter for up to eight people, offer a modern kitchen for efficient food preparation, dining space for residents and the hungry in the community, a spacious playroom for children, and multipurpose space for life skills training.

For more information, contact Beth Tyler, director of marketing and sales at The Village at Hendrix, at tyler@hendrix.edu or 501-730-5048

The Village at Hendrix is a traditional neighborhood development (TND) designed by the renowned New Urban planning firm of Duany-Plater Zyberk and Company and founded by Hendrix College. A 93-acre mixed-used walkable community, The Village combines classic architecture and a commitment to green building principles, offering residential homes and commercial spaces, as well as entertainment and outdoor amenities, including the 18-acre Hendrix Creek Preserve.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Feel about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.