Out of respect for the safety and protection of our staff, investors, volunteers, and vendors, the FCRA office and the Chaffee Crossing Historic District Museums will be closed to visitors until further notice. We take the Covid-19/Corona virus threat seriously. Thank you for understanding our effort to protect all staff, visitors, and members of the community.
Our staff is working to continue business as usual remotely. You may call our main office number, 479.452.4554, to access the voice mail system and mobile numbers for primary staff. You may also email us via links on the staff page of our website.
Please protect yourself and those around you by following prescribed precautions offered by healthcare providers, primarily by washing your hands thoroughly and often.
Chaffee Crossing is the economic development engine of western Arkansas and the center point of the nation’s crossroads for business.
Over $1.65 BILLION in capital investments have resulted in 17 corporate and regional headquarters, more than 3,250 jobs and 1,050 students by 2024, 29 residential developments, and a variety of amenities resulting in an exciting, vibrant mixed-use community. People and businesses alike are drawn to the Chaffee Crossing lifestyle because this is Arkansas’ premier community where Smart Growth planning is key.
Every mayor is required to deliver a State of the City address within the first 90 days of each year and Mayor George McGill fulfilled this duty Wednesday night at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) by reviewing 2019′s ups and downs.
Dignitaries from Mercy, Kindred Healthcare and Arkansas Colleges of Health Education were on hand to raise shovels and ask for blessing of the new 40-bed hospital that is expected to cost about $21 million. Mercy Fort Smith is partnering with Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare to build the rehabilitation hospital on land donated by ACHE. The facility will be next to the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine on the ACHE campus and serve as a teaching site for students in ACHE’s School of Occupational Therapy and School of Physical Therapy, press information provided by Mercy said.
VIDEO: Mercy Fort Smith/Kindred Rehabilitation Hospital blessing ceremony