Murray's Deli

Hometown Highlight: Murray’s Deli

Murray’s Deli – originally opened in 1984 by Bart and Sharla Hotchkiss – is a deli-staple, serving Midland, Texas, that keeps the locals coming back for more. The Hotchkisses sold the family restaurant who owned it for 20 years and grew the business into what it is now. Recently Murray’s Deli changed hands again when […]

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Medical Center League House

Hometown Highlight: Amarillo Medical Center League House

When a family member becomes terminally ill, it can be a difficult process for those involved. Hospital bills can quickly increase and night after night families, not able to afford the cost of a hotel, often sleep-in hospital waiting rooms to be near their loved ones. That is where the Medical Center League House of […]

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Advocates of Community Transformation

Hometown Highlight: Advocates for Community Transformation

Advocates for Community Transformation (Act) in Dallas, Texas is dedicated to making neighborhood safety for their community its top priority. Act is a justice non-profit that was originally formed in 2009 by Reid Porter. Porter spent six years practicing law before starting Act. His experience in the legal field provided him the opportunity to learn […]

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Ronald McDonald House of the Southwest

Hometown Highlight: Ronald McDonald House of the Southwest

When a child becomes seriously ill, oftentimes parents struggle to cope with their child’s illness, finding the correct treatment and traveling long distances to seek medical care. It can be an overwhelming and daunting experience for any family to undergo. In 1973, that’s what happened to Philadelphia Eagles football player Fred Hill and his wife, […]

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Hometown Highlight: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fredericksburg

The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fredericksburg is a nonprofit organization that enhances neighborhoods and communities by providing high-quality affordable housing for deserving families in Fredericksburg, Texas. Habitat was originally established in 1995 to serve the residents of Gillespie County and has completed construction on 18 affordable homes in the Fredericksburg area. The charity is […]

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Hometown Highlight: Buffalo Bur’s Bike Shop

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 […]

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Hometown Highlight: Alden Short Property Management Inc.

Alden Short, Inc. is a Dallas based property management company founded in 1976 on the belief that affordable housing should be easily accessible. Currently, the company manages 1,000 houses in the Dallas metropolitan area. They specialize in single-family homes and serve people in the Dallas community by providing affordable housing and properties that are well-managed […]

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Hometown Highlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle is an organization dedicated to serving children in its community by creating and supporting one-to-one mentoring relationships while providing guidance to the children in its programs. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle formed in Amarillo, Texas in 1961 by a board of civic leaders. […]

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Hometown Highlight: McBride’s Land and Cattle Co.

Located in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, McBride’s Land and Cattle Co. – is a local restaurant staple that first opened its doors in 1975 as a new venture for the McBride family. The family owned numerous dining locations and the new business became successful overnight – – quickly becoming the go-to-place for business lunches and […]

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