Denise Garner honored by Cottey College

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Local philanthropist Denise Garner is being honored by Cottey College for her leadership and advocacy toward reducing poverty. Garner will receive the “Women Going Places” award on Nov. 13 at a special presentation at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. Cottey President Dr. Judy Rogers will make the presentation. 

“This award recognizes outstanding individuals or organizations that exemplify women’s scholarship, leadership or citizenship.  Denise Garner is one of Arkansas’ most active philanthropists. She is the founder and chair of the board of directors for Feed Communities, has supported women in many significant ways and has led the NW Arkansas area in providing supporting and expanding local food systems as a means of providing durable solutions to food insecurity,” Rogers said. 

“We are excited to honor Denise Garner for her contribution to social change, her ongoing support of organizations to address poverty, human rights and mental health issues and her ability to make a difference in her community.”


Cottey College is an independent, liberal arts and sciences women's college in Nevada, Mo.