Glidewell Distributing

Glidewell Distributing Co. was founded in 1946 and services convenience stores and other retailers throughout Arkansas and Oklahoma from its headquarters in Fort Smith.

- Southwest Times Record

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2019 Glidewell Distributing Trade Show

2019 Glidewell Distributing Trade Show

Pictures from our 2019 Trade Show held at the Double Tree City Center in downtown Fort Smith, AR. pictures taken by Mimi Glidewell.

Congratulations to Lucy with PJ’s Fina - another winner of $1,000!

Congratulation Tobacco & More on winning $1,000! Thank you Mars/Wrigley for sponsoring!

First drawing of the morning. Congrats to Daniel with Prince Drug Store!

Attention Glidewell Distributing customers: our annual trade show is officially underway! Come see us at the Double Tree City Center downtown. We’re here until 3:00 today.

Fort Smith Police Department

The Fort Smith Police Department was honored to welcome Mimi Glidewell as the department's first-ever female Chief of Police. Mimi took over for Chief Nathaniel Clark with a swearing-in ceremony on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. A historic day!

Peyton Yager

A young lady in Fort Smith was honored as Chief of Police for a day at the Fort Smith Police Department. Meet Mimi Glidewell - now a woman in power. #arnews

Fort Smith Police Department

Fort Smith PD ‘Chief for a Day’ Honors City’s First Female Chief of Police

The Fort Smith Police Department on Monday (Jan. 28) will welcome its first-ever female Chief of Police in Mimi Glidewell. Glidewell has supported the FSPD for several years, contributing a number of artwork pieces to this agency and always having a supportive word for the men and women in Blue.

Mimi comes to the FSPD from Glidewell Distributing. She along with parents Jim and Carol Glidewell are long-time residents of Fort Smith. Since Chief of Police Nathaniel Clark’s arrival in January 2017, he has been honored to receive a personalized Mimi Original.

The Fort Smith Police Department will welcome Mimi Glidewell with a swearing-in ceremony and “Chief for a Day” festivities starting at 9 a.m. The event is expected to last from 2-3 hours. Refreshments will be provided. Our media partners and the public are invited to attend.

The “Chief for a Day” community outreach program was initiated by Chief Clark in 2017. It seeks to recognize the young people of Fort Smith who each day are making this community a better place.

WHO: Mimi Glidewell
WHEN: January 28, 2019, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Fort Smith Police Headquarters, 100 South 10th Street
WHO IS INVITED? Media, Officers, Detectives, Command and Administrative Staff, the Public

Glidewell Distributing Trade Show 2018

Glidewell Distributing Trade Show 2018

Pictures from our Trade Show held on Thursday, October 4th at the DoubleTree City Center in Fort Smith, AR.

A special 'thank you' to all of our customers and vendors that came out and made this our BEST TRADE SHOW EVER!

Another winner!!!

Thanks for coming out, Pat! Hope you enjoyed your day!

Congratulations Mr. J!!!

Another winner! Way to go Lucy!

Double Benjamin Winner! Congrats Country Express!

Congratulations to Arron from The Slab... $100 winner!

Another cash winner!

Our trade show is happening right now! Our first cash winner of the day is Camp Robinson from Little Rock! Thanks for coming out!

Glidewell Distributing

Reese's Outrageous! Pieces

Reese's Outrageous! Pieces

Another $100 winner!

Another winner... Doug’s Eastside Comvenience!

North side Super Stop from Mena is the winner of an M&M Mars prize pack & $100!

Things are really starting to pick up! We’re here until 3:00 today.

Another prize winner!

Congratulations to our first $100 winner... Mr. Aaron Pitts!

Glidewell customers... come get on the red carpet! Our annual trade show is happening right now. See you at the new Doubletree in downtown Fort Smith!

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5705 Steep Hill Rd
Fort Smith, AR

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00
Thursday 08:00 - 16:00
Friday 08:00 - 15:00
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