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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock

Posted by Hazel Morrison

For almost 50 years, the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock (BBBS) organization has helped thousands of children to provide them with “strong, enduring and professionally supported one-to-one mentoring.” “The purpose is to support children in whatever their needs might be and allow them to see the potential in themselves, so they can go on[…]  Read more

 
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Why Small Business Week Is Big for Communities

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

President Kennedy originally signed the proclamation that introduced National Small Business Week (NSBW) in 1963 to bring the country together in celebration of the vital role that small businesses play in our communities—and FCB Texas is proud to continue to honor that tradition. While this year’s NSBW took place from May 5 – 11, you[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Momentous Institute

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Since 1920, the Momentous Institute has made it its mission to transform the lives of children. Owned and operated by the Salesmanship Club of Dallas, the Momentous Institute’s vision is “social emotional health for all children so they can achieve their full potential.” Through interconnecting mental health and education, they are able to help more[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Playgrounds Etc

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Josh Bartlett can recall growing up when his parents, Frank and Kay Bartlett decided to start their own residential playground business. It started as a side-job to help support their growing family, but in 2006 they realized there was an even greater need in the area than what they had thought – that’s when Playgrounds[…]  Read more

 
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Teaching Your Children the ABCs of Finance

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Children are our future—now more than ever. Even though millennials are poised to outnumber baby boomers in 2019, the next generation—known as generation alpha—is anticipated to be the largest one yet. In fact, the generation alpha population is expected to reach 2 billion by 2025. As the future leaders of the world, it’s vital that[…]  Read more

 
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New vs. Used Car: Which Ride Is Right for You?

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

On the hunt for some new wheels? You’re not alone: 78.7 million cars were purchased globally in 2018 alone. When it’s time to start shopping, you’ll probably put together a list of “musts” and “wants,” like manual or automatic, car or SUV, two door or four door, gas or hybrid—the choices go on. But before[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Outback Patio Furnishings & Outback Party Rental

Posted by Hazel Morrison

          Whether you are looking to host a grand event or celebrate with a simple barbecue in the backyard, entrepreneurial couple Judy and Robert Miller in Marble Falls, Texas can help you with all your entertaining needs. Outdoor living is part of the Hill Country culture; however, before Judy and Robert[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Faith City Mission

Posted by Hazel Morrison

It started as a small mission in 1951 to help offer food and a safe place to sleep for the homeless; however, nearly 70 years later, the Faith City Mission organization in Amarillo has expanded its services to provide so much more. Faith City Mission offers seven separate programs including its Emergency Shelter, Food and[…]  Read more

 
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Is Debt Consolidation a Good Fit for You?

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Are you one of the 80 percent of Americans living with debt? There are a variety of  ways in which people find themselves in debt: While the most common form is mortgage debt, which accounts for 44 percent of debt for almost every generation, millennial debt is fairly evenly divided between student loans (41 percent),[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: The Children’s Home of Lubbock

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Opening its door for the first time in 1954, The Children’s Home of Lubbock started as a vision and dream of Norvel and Helen Young and Fred and Roma Pinkston. Now more than 65 years later, the  dream of this faith-based organization has helped thousands of children in need and continues each year to grow[…]  Read more

 
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