Tag Archive: volunteers

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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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

No robbing, just giving.

In keeping with the theme of Robin Hood, the cast, crew, production team, volunteers, and ArtsView staff are participating in helping the less fortunate. Instead of robbing from the rich, we are giving of ourselves by serving the evening meal at Hiway 80 Rescue Mission on July 14th. A 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, Hiway 80 …

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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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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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Apr 20

Let's lace up and keep running: We can’t close down the world and huddle in our houses after the Boston Marathon attack.

I started running about four years ago to lose weight. At first I hated it. My lungs burned and my head hurt and every footstep felt like sledge hammers pounding on my calves. I persisted out of stubbornness. I’d bought a good pair of shoes and I didn’t want to waste them. A few months …

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Jul 31

Celebrating the healthy woman

LRMC presents evening with Rike The old saying about a woman’s work never being done could not be more true. Mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends, mentors, volunteers and career professionals have to tend to the needs of so many others. Too often they have no time left for themselves. Longview Regional Medical Center’s (LRMC) Healthy Woman program …

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