Category: Community News

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Hometown Highlight: Buffalo Bur’s Bike Shop

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Buffalo Bur’s Bike Shop, a local boutique full-service bike shop serving the Midland, Odessa and surrounding communities, formed in 2016 with a goal to provide exceptional service and bicycles from premium brands to serve its clients in the West Texas community. Founder and co-owner of Buffalo Bur’s Bike Shop, Stephanie Ledford, found a passion for[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Community Foundation of West Texas

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Striving to make a positive impact in the Lubbock, Texas community, the Community Foundation of West Texas offers support to nonprofit organizations meeting community needs such as human services, education, poverty, environmental, healthcare, arts, and economic development. In addition, the foundation provides community members with a variety of opportunities for philanthropic giving. When a community[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Good Samaritan Center

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Sarah Allerkamp founded the organization in 1992 as a night-a-week free clinic, staffed solely by volunteers. She felt a strong need to use her experience in nursing and medical mission trips to open a true medical home for patients with the help of her supporters. A capital campaign was formed for the building; and in[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: NGV Global Group

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

NGV Global Group in Dallas, Texas, is dedicated to helping a variety of fleets like large trucking companies, oil and gas companies and government agencies in reducing their operating costs and greenhouse gas emissions. NGV Global group converts trucks and even off-road applications such as drilling rigs and power generation needs to operate completely on[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Texas Premier Childcare

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Every parent wants to guarantee that their child will be safe, educated and socialized while at a daycare facility. Most families want to choose a daycare right for them and their child with quality being a top priority. Texas Premier Childcare ensures just that, a high-quality daycare in the West Texas region. Texas Premier Childcare facility[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Marble Falls Education Foundation

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Serving and meeting the needs of students in the Marble Falls community has been the goal of the Marble Falls Education Foundation since its beginning. The foundation, which is governed by an independent, volunteer board of directors – separate and apart from the Marble Falls ISD – desires academic excellence and student achievement in its[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Pecan Shed

Posted by Victoria Ortiz

Beginning in 1981 in the small town of Byers, Texas, a typical day to the Montz family was farming and raising cattle on a leased pecan orchard. Little did the Montz family know that their farming lifestyle would soon turn into a successful entrepreneurial business. Tim and Molly Montz had an idea and never looked[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: FC Amarillo Bombers

Posted by Hazel Morrison

It started as a summer job, but at the age of 16 years old, Stephanie Tucker started down a path that would lead her to where she is today. Working during the summers for what at the time was known as the Amarillo Dillas baseball team, she found her passion in sports and marketing. Now[…]  Read more

 
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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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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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