Mars PetCare, a long-standing industrial neighbor in Chaffee Crosisng, has been approved for $110 million in tax bonds through the City of Fort Smith.
Mars Petcare will receive 50% off its property taxes for the next 10 years as a state-supported economic development incentive.
The site produces pet food for many popular brands, including Eukanuba, Iams, Cesar, Pedigree, Royal Canin and Temptations cat treats. It is a part of the Mars food corporate family.
FCRA's June newsletter highlights the strong momentum Chaffee Crossing is experiencing in spite of current economic challenges, data from our 2019 Annual Report, and exciting stories about new developers, new projects, and community events. Summer 2020 is off to a bright start!
Arkansas College for Health Education (ACHE) will begin accepting applications for its school of physical therapy July 1. The three-year program will focus on hands-on, clinical experience with students graduating with a doctor of physical therapy (DPT) degree.
FCRA sadly acknowledges the passing of our former executive director, Ivy Owen, on Friday, June 5, 2020.