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Apr 10

Selfless service

It was quite a crowd. The Longview Nonprofit Coalition Board worked countless hours to put together a great reception in  honor of  volunteers. The recent luncheon brought  25 non-profit agencies and their priceless volunteers to Maude Cobb Convention Center for an annual event. It is important to note, Longview volunteers have put in a total …

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Jan 14

Friends of the Library Meeting slated January 27

Interested in joining Friends of the Library? Want to learn more about the group? Come to their next meeting here at the library on January 27th at 5:30pm. You can learn how this very important group helps support the library through fundraisers, book sales and other projects. They will also be electing officers (President, Vice …

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Aug 05

GSMC to host blood drive

Summer is not yet over in Texas. August is a time to take a few extra moments to enjoy the outdoors and attend sporting events with friends and family. It is also a good time to remember that one single blood donation can help save up to three lives. Summer is the most challenging season …

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Jul 24

NAACP Freedom Gala looms, tickets available

The Longview Gregg County Unit of the NAACP will host its “Pulling Together: The Time is Now” Freedom Fund Gala on Saturday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Faith Center at First United Methodist Church in downtown Longview. To culminate a year of community service and social justice activism, unit officers and members, as …

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Jul 24

Wellness Pointe awarded: Project Linus distributes blankets to mothers

Wellness Pointe’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program was recently awarded 50 blankets from Project Linus, a nonprofit organization that provides homemade blankets to children in need. The award request was spearheaded by Wellness Pointe employee Carole McKinney, who has received assistance from Project Linus in the past. “I learned of Project Linus while my …

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Jun 19

Ambassadors take part in hospitality training

The 2013 Texas Friendly Hospitality Instructor Training at Texas A&M University in College Station saw literally hundreds of hospitality professionals attend. Longview Tourism Services Manager Margie Harris and Longview Mainstreet Manager Kayla Cantey, both Longview Chamber of Commerce members, were in attendance. The Chamber’s commitment to providing development programs and building community leadership was well …

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Jun 06

Topnotch trail: Grace Creek Mountain Bike Trail allows enthusiasts to mountain bike, hike, or run

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The City of Longview and the Longview Bicycle Club recently celebrated the opening of the Grace Creek Mountain Bike Trail on Saturday. The unpaved trail allows users to mountain bike, hike, or run approximately three miles of wooded property owned by the City of Longview. The mountain bike trail begins with a trailhead at the …

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Apr 30

Lone Star State: Courage, grace in West Texas

Last week, the small town of West, Texas suffered a terrible tragedy when an explosion at a fertilizer storage facility ripped through the community. Approximately 200 people were wounded, and at least 14 lost their lives. Among these are many of the volunteer first responders who bravely sacrificed their own lives in order to protect …

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