Representatives from Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Walmart Foundation have announced a press conference Monday, May 9, at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.
The 1 p.m. event will take place in the ballpark’s Sam’s Club Community Room, according to a media advisory sent Friday by the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation, the fundraising arm for the hospital.
Marcy Doderer, president and CEO of ACH, and Kathleen McLaughlin, Walmart’s chief sustainability officer and president of Walmart Foundation are expected to speak, according to the advisory.
ACH announced last summer its plans to build a 225,000-SF pediatric hospital campus in Springdale.
The proposed campus will sit west of Interstate 49 between Don Tyson Parkway and Arkansas Highway 412, at the northeast corner of South 56th Street and Watkins Avenue.
The land is situated catty corner from Arvest Ballpark.