The Springdale business community will show its appreciation for the city's educators for the 50th consecutive year August 8 as the Springdale Chamber of Commerce Sam's Furniture Teacher Appreciation Day is held at Springdale High School.

The event is the largest of its kind in the state of Arkansas. Almost 2,000 educators will attend one of two sessions held on Monday.

Senator John Boozman will address the morning session of kindergarten through 5th grade teachers. Governor Asa Hutchinson, a graduate of Springdale High School, will address the afternoon session of 6 through 12th grade educators.

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