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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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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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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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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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Hometown Highlight – Occasions Fine Jewelry

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Whether it’s for Christmas, a birthday or just because, Occasions Fine Jewelry in Midland has the perfect gift for anyone and, for any occasion. Occasions’ current location at 2308 W. Loop 250 N. in Midland opened its door for the first time in 2008, but their story began 19 years earlier in 1989 when Mike[…]  Read more

 
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