Tag Archive: volunteer

Jul 24 2013

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 2013

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 2013

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 2013

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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Jul 30 2012

Blood needed

Good Shepherd Medical Center to host blood drive with Carter BloodCare Summer is not yet over in Texas.  August is a time to take a few extra moments to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family, attend sporting events, and cool off with a Jr. Frosty™ from Wendy’s. To help patients across our region in …

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Jul 21 2012

City of Tyler volunteers give 4,989 hours

The Volunteer Tyler program is proud to announce that city volunteers have donated 4,989 hours back to their community. “Our goal for the program was to reach 5,000 volunteer hours by the end of the fiscal year,” said Breanna Hoard, volunteer coordinator. “We are on track to far surpass this benchmark and hit 6,000 hours …

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Jul 03 2012

Youth volunteers working

During the summer when schools are out of session, the Tyler Public Library becomes an oasis for the youth in our community, providing events and activities for preschoolers to teens.  The Library allows kids to have fun while continuing to learn and develop their creativity and love of reading.   With a limited number of …

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Apr 24 2012

Sowing seeds

Jim Kendrick, CEO of LRMC presents an award to Lajuana Tackett

“We could not do it without our volunteers,” Jim Kendrick, CEO Longview Regional Medical Center.  Longview Regional Medical Center recently held its annual appreciation luncheon for the hospital’s volunteers. No one looks forward to being admitted to any hospital except as a last resort. When this does happen the first step is admissions.  In this …

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