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WACO, Texas – The Greater Waco Chamber’s Leadership Waco Class XXXIII, as a community service project, spent several Saturdays designing, shopping and decorating a special safe haven for homeless female teens located within The Cove Heart of Texas, Inc. The Greater Waco Chamber’s ribbon cutting for the space will take place on August 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at 2226 Washington Avenue.
 
With the help of design expert, Christi Proctor, who starred on TLC’s Trading Spaces the class created a warm, inviting and safe room for the teens to hangout in after school. “I was so honored and excited to be included in this project for the young ladies at The Cove,” said Christi Proctor. “The girls have been through so much and they deserve a special place to call their own. It was a fun experience and I hope the girls are over the moon with their space.”
 
Through monetary and product support from Alliance Bank, Central National Bank, Extraco Events Center, First National Bank of Central Texas and the Leadership Waco Class XXXIII, the room was fully-stocked with everything a young lady would need. Items in the space, included: school supplies, personal journals, clothing, feminine products and more.
 
“The design process was a fun experience,” said Emily McElreath, Leadership Waco Class XXXIII Community Project Leader. “To work with Christi Proctor and watch her process of transforming a room, based on a single pillow, into a space that female teens would be excited about was an eye-opening experience. The things Christi can do with a glue gun and fabric really blew my mind!”
 
Each year the Leadership Waco Class selects a community group project that will benefit a local non-profit. For more information about Leadership Waco, please visit: http://wacochamber.com/community/education-leadership/leadership-waco/
 


 

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About the Greater Waco Chamber:
Greater Waco is located in McLennan County, Texas along the Interstate 35 corridor and is home to more than 14,000 companies, 234,906 people and a regional workforce of approximately 320,000. To prepare and market the Greater Waco region for the businesses and jobs of the future, Greater Waco is strategically positioned with centralized access to Dallas and Austin (90 miles) and Houston and San Antonio (185 miles).
 
Since 2006, Greater Waco has seen more than $1.02 billion in new capital investments and $596 million in riverfront and downtown development, making it an attractive place to live, work and play. Greater Waco is landscaped with top-rated higher educational institutions, including Baylor University, McLennan Community College and Texas State Technical College Waco.
 
The Greater Waco Chamber leads economic development efforts for the area, targeting five key industries for growth, including: Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Defense, Health Care, Professional and Financial Services and Supply Chain Management. For more information, visit WacoChamber.com.

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McLENNAN COUNTY, Texas – Cypress Creek Renewables announces, in partnership with McLennan County and the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, a $13,000,000 solar farm project in McLennan County near Bruceville-Eddy.
 
The 88-acre, 13 megawatt solar farm will generate enough power to support the energy needs of 1,000 homes annually, further supporting Central Texas’ growth and additional electricity demands. Construction is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017, completing within a six-month timeline. While under construction, the project is expected to support 100 related jobs. Cypress Creek is expected to utilize a significant number of local contractors to establish the site.
 
“Cypress Creek is thrilled to be making an important investment in the local economy of McLennan County, Texas. Our company is committed to helping grow the economies of local communities by providing affordable renewable energy for homes and businesses. We greatly appreciate the cooperation of our partnering utilities and the local leaders who helped make this project possible.” -Cypress Creek Renewables, CEO, Matthew McGovern
 
“The investment that Cypress Creek has chosen to make in McLennan County further reveals that our county appeals to a variety of businesses. Diversity in our tax base is important in that we have less risk if segments of our local economy take economic downturns. Additionally, Cypress Creek provides diversity in power generation sources. It’s a perfect fit for us.” – McLennan County, Judge Scott Felton
 
The investment by Cypress Creek marks McLennan County’s first solar farm. The County supported the project with a five-year real property tax abatement. The typical life span of a solar farm is 30 years. Cypress Creek is evaluating other properties in the County for additional investment to support the growing population of Greater Waco and Central Texas in a sustainable way.
 

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About the Cypress Creek Renewables:
Cypress Creek Renewables (CCR) is one the biggest solar developers in the US. Founded in 2014, CCR’s integrated platform develops, builds, finances and operates local solar farms, spreading clean, affordable energy across the country. To do this, we work in close partnership with landowners, local communities, regulators, lenders and consumers (utilities, businesses and individuals) to bring the highest-quality solar assets online. We have operating facilities in 8 states and are actively developing in more than a dozen. For more information about Cypress Creek Renewables, visit https://ccrenew.com
 

About the Greater Waco Chamber:
Greater Waco, located in McLennan County, Texas, along the Interstate 35 corridor is home to more than 14,000 companies, 241,505 people and a regional workforce of approximately 320,000. Greater Waco’s centralized location, with access to Dallas and Austin (90 miles) and Houston and San Antonio (185 miles), makes it a regional center of economic activity and an ideal community for businesses and individuals.
 
Since 2006, Greater Waco has seen more than $1.3 billion in new industrial capital investments and $596 million in riverfront and downtown development, making it an attractive place to live, work and play. Greater Waco is landscaped with top-rated higher educational institutions, including Baylor University, McLennan Community College, Texas State Technical College -Waco, Tarleton State University and Texas Tech University.
 
The Greater Waco Chamber leads economic development efforts for the area focusing on talent development and targeting five key industries for growth: Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Defense, Health Care, Professional and Financial Services and Supply Chain Management.
 
For more information, visit WacoChamber.com.

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WACO, Texas — The Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce announces its Leadership Waco Class XXXIV participants. The Leadership Waco program identifies potential community leaders and provides them a platform to learn about various facets of the Greater Waco area.
 
The Leadership Waco program, starting in August each year, is a 10-month leadership development experience where participants gain crucial knowledge around the Greater Waco topics of: History Day, Serving Others, We the People, Economic Development, Tools for Leaders, Healthcare, Education, Tourism and Visions for the Future. Leadership Waco offers structured learning opportunities in an atmosphere that stimulates creative thinking and encourages participants to work together to utilize both new and proven tools to meet the challenges of today and to prepare for tomorrow.
 
Upon the successful completion of the Leadership Waco program, graduates are informed and able to impact community needs through volunteer involvement.
 
The Greater Waco Chamber is proud to introduce the Leadership Waco Class XXXIV (2017/2018), including:
• Tony Acosta – Douglass Nissan
• John Calaway – Mission Waco
• Lynsey Castillo – La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina
• Jacob Cates – Community Bank & Trust
• Jill Clements – Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest
• Sydney Cox – Texas Tech University – Waco
• Christopher Dahman – Avila Apartments
• Nick Deaver – American Bank
• Clinton Dennard – Tarleton State University – Waco
• Rene’ Duffy – Lamar Advertising
• Eva Gergely – Veterans Affairs
• Keith Kusler – Greater Waco Chamber
• Domingo Lopez – Englander dZignPak
• Keith Maynard – Andrews CPA, PLLC
• Cody Messerall – The Behringer Group, LLC
• Becca McCormack – Refine31
• Clark McCormack – Baylor IMG
• Ashley Norris – Providence Foundation
• Timothy Payne – American-Amicable Life Insurance Company of Texas
• Angela Ragan – Jaynes, Reitmeier, Boyd & Therrell, P.C.
• Joe Rivera – Naman Howell Smith & Lee, PLLC
• Clint Savage – Extraco Banks
• Joel Shields – Scanes & Routh, L.L.P.
• Greg Shropshire – Pattillo Brown & Hill, L.L.P.
• Lori Young – TFNB
 
Sponsors of the Leadership Waco Class XXXIV, include: Pattillo, Brown & Hill, LLP, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest, Baylor University and Providence Healthcare Network.
 
Applications for Leadership Waco Class XXXV become available in March 2018.
 
For more information about Leadership Waco, please visit: http://wacochamber.com/community/education-leadership/leadership-waco/
 
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About the Greater Waco Chamber:
Greater Waco, located in McLennan County, Texas, along the Interstate 35 corridor is home to more than 14,000 companies, 241,505 people and a regional workforce of approximately 320,000. Greater Waco’s centralized location with access, to Dallas and Austin (90 miles) and Houston and San Antonio (185 miles), make it a regional center of economic activity and an ideal community for businesses and individuals.
 
Since 2006, Greater Waco has seen more than $1.3 billion in new industrial capital investments and $596 million in riverfront and downtown development, making it an attractive place to live, work and play. Greater Waco is landscaped with top-rated higher educational institutions, including Baylor University, McLennan Community College, Texas State Technical College -Waco, Tarleton State University and Texas Tech University.
 
The Greater Waco Chamber leads economic development efforts for the area focusing on talent development and targeting five key industries for growth: Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Defense, Health Care, Professional and Financial Services and Supply Chain Management.
 
For more information, visit WacoChamber.com.

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tcce-logoLEAGUE CITY, Texas — The Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce won a first-place Texas Chambers of Commerce Executives (TCCE) media award in the newsletter category at the TCCE Annual Conference in League City, Texas.
 
Local Chambers from across the state of Texas convened on June 21, 2017 for the TCCE Annual Excellence Awards, where awards honor organizations for exceptional efforts in marketing, communications and media outreach. Awards are judged in seven separate categories: Brochures; Directories/Magazines; Maps; Marketing Campaign; Newsletters; Social Media Campaign; and Websites.
 
In the Newsletter category, the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce was honored as the best in Texas, winning first place for its Waco Chamber & Business Quarterly magazine. The Greater Waco Chamber also placed first in this category in 2014 and 2015. Additionally, the Greater Waco Chamber placed second in the Directories category for the 2017 Waco Community & Referral Guide.
 
Awards “I’m truly honored to have these communication pieces recognized by the TCCE,” said Julina Macy, director of communications at the Greater Waco Chamber. “These prestigious awards reflect the Chamber and the work our entire team does to continue to promote the Greater Waco region, our members and the community as a great place to live, work and play.”
 
The overall competition had more than 200 entries from which the best were judged by panels of experts in the specific field around the state.
 
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The Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE) is the professional society of chamber of commerce executives and professional staff in the state of Texas. Established in 1908, TCCE remains a strong, viable organization and the longest standing association of chamber of commerce professionals in the nation.
 
As a private not-for-profit 501 (c)(6) TCCE operates with the primary goal of serving its membership by providing excellence in professional development, networking, resource and idea exchange opportunities and grassroots advocacy information and coordination. Through its publications and other resources TCCE provides operational guidance and leadership to chambers across the state.
 

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WACO, Texas – The 19th Annual Starburst Junior Golf Classic, one of the largest junior golf tournaments in the world, returns to the Greater Waco area June 12-14, 2017. Managed by the Greater Waco Chamber, the Starburst Junior Golf Classic will host up to 600 players from ages of 7 to 18, across area golf courses.
 
Over the span of three days, girls ages 7-10 and boys ages 7-9 will play nine holes and girls 11-Championship and boys 10-Championship will play 18 holes. The Starburst Junior Golf Classic is also part of the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA), enabling Championship and 12 to 17 age division top finishers to receive AJGA performance stars.
 
“The Starburst Junior Golf Classic is a premier junior golf tournament designed for both the novice and expert junior golfer. We are proud to host participants from throughout the U.S. and are excited to have this opportunity to showcase our community once again,” said Amanda Haygood, director of sports and special events for the Greater Waco Chamber. “We are constantly looking to improve our professional standards even further and offer junior players an opportunity that will challenge and build their golf tournament experiences.”
 
The Starburst Junior Golf Classic will kick off with activities and vendors at the Cottonwood Creek Golf Course on Sunday, June 11. Players will be able to pick up their player swag bag, tournament pairings and all caddie apparel, participate in a College Coach Q&A session, enjoy dinner, practice their swings and watch 1,300 golf balls fall from the sky.
 
“The popular Helicopter Ball Drop is a unique aspect of our tournament that really engages all of our players and their families,” added Haygood. “Players – and now anyone in the community – can purchase a $5 raffle ticket to match a golf ball. It’s an impressive sight, watching up to 1,300 golf balls dropped from a helicopter. And the owner of the ball that lands in, or nearest, to the golf hole will win $2,000!”
 
Courses for the 19th Starburst Junior Golf Classic:

  • Cottonwood Creek Golf Club
  • Lake Waco Golf Club
  • Ridgewood Country Club
  • Stonetree Golf Club

Complete tournament information can be found at StarburstGolf.com or contact Amanda Haygood at (254) 757-5611. Raffle tickets for the Helicopter Ball Drop can also be purchased at the Greater Waco Chamber building, located at 101 S. Third Street, now through June 9. You do not need to be present to win.
 
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About the Greater Waco Chamber:
The Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization that advances a progressive and visionary agenda for economic growth and quality of life. The Chamber prepares and markets Greater Waco for the businesses and jobs of the future and enhances the quality of life of the community by promoting strategic development. For more information, visit WacoChamber.com.
 

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LEAD Scholarship(Photo L-R: Mercedes Herring, Desiree’ Kuykendall, Sara White, Carnealus Manning, Joe Nesbitt, Arexy Deleon, Zaira Lara, Chrystazia Alford, Alexandria Monroy)
 
 
WACO, Texas – High school students within the LEAD (Leadership, Education and Development) program attended their year-end recognition banquet Wednesday, May 24 at the Waco Convention Center, where approximately $40,500 in scholarships were awarded to eight students.
 
The annual $20,000 Bradley Ray Hulse Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Alexandria Monroy, a University High senior student who will be attending the University of Texas to study accounting.
 
“The LEAD banquet has grown tremendously since it began 10 years ago. The highlight is still the moment we award the $20,000 Bradley Ray Hulse scholarship, but the whole night is designed to celebrate the seniors who are graduating this year,” said Joe Nesbitt, LEAD founder, mentor and program sponsor. “But knowing that many of these students will be the first generation in their family going on to higher education – and that we have the honor of helping some of these students achieve their dreams through the scholarships – is part of what makes this night so special.”
 
The remaining $20,500 was awarded to seven other scholarship recipients.

  • Waco High student Carnealus Manning received the $7,500 No Boundaries Scholarship, presented by 1519 Surveying & Engineering. Manning will be attending Paul Quinn College to study Kinesiology;
  • University High School student Arexy Deleon received the $5,000 LEAD Ambassador Scholarship and will be attending Texas A&M University to study Landscape Engineering/Civil Engineering;
  • Midway High School student Chrystazia Alford received the $3,000 LEAD Merit Scholarship and will be attending Prairie View A&M University to study Nursing;
  • Waco High School student Mercedes Herring received the $2,000 Alton Davis Memorial Scholarhsip and will be attending McLennan Community College before transferring to Texas State to study Social Work;
  • Waco High student Sara White received a $1,000 LEAD Mentor Scholarship and will be attending Texas A&M University to study Education and Human Development/Special Education;
  • Waco High student Desiree’ Kuykendall received a $1,000 LEAD Mentor Scholarship and will be attending Stephen F Austin State University to study Kinesiology;
  • University High School student Zaira Lara received a $1,000 LEAD Mentor Scholarship and will be attending McLennan Community College before transferring to Tarleton State University to study Nursing.

Since 2010, scholarships totaling $181,000 have been awarded to students, and this is the first year that more than $40,000 will be awarded in a single year.
 
The LEAD program is a business and education partnership by the Greater Waco Chamber, which connects local high school students with business mentors.
 
The LEAD program launched in 2005 with one mentor and five students. Ending in the 2017 school year, the program included 83 mentors and 169 students.
 
LEAD pairs Waco Independent School District, Rapoport Academy, Harmony Science Academy, La Vega and Midway high school students with business leaders to foster mentoring relationships that educate and expose students to various business fields. By improving the students’ knowledge of higher education and potential career paths they expand their goals for their future. LEAD hopes to motivate students to graduate high school and pursue higher education, which in turn ensures greater employability and quality of life.
 
The Bradley Ray Hulse Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by Central National Bank and First National Bank of Central Texas.
 

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About the Greater Waco Chamber:
The Greater Waco Chamber is a business leadership organization that advances a progressive and visionary agenda for economic growth and quality of life. The Chamber prepares and markets Greater Waco for the businesses and jobs of the future and enhances the quality of life of the community by promoting strategic development. For more information, visit WacoChamber.com.
 

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TFTS2016-GWCCWACO, Texas – The Texas Food Truck Showdown, hosted by the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, will present its third annual event in the heart of downtown Waco on April 1. This year’s event will feature 40 food trucks from around Texas, a grand prize of $5,000, live entertainment and more.
 
Eight of the competing food trucks are from the Greater Waco area.
 
Celebrity judging will kick off the full day of activities from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Food trucks will sell their signature dish from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., where the public will determine the People’s Choice award winner. Trucks will only take Tasty Tickets during this time to speed up food lines and focus on serving their signature dish.
 
Presale Tasty Tickets are now available at theTexasFoodTruckShowdown.com/tickets. Tickets can also be purchased during the event until 3 p.m. One Tasty Ticket is $5 for a 4 oz signature dish.
 
Food trucks will reopen at 5 p.m. with their full menus until 8 p.m., and Tasty Tickets will no longer be accepted at that time.
 
“We are really excited about all the food trucks that will be joining us for this new signature event in downtown Waco,” said Amanda Haygood, director of sports and special events at the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce. “This year’s showdown will have trucks coming from Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth, Abilene, Aransas Pass and throughout Central Texas, among other areas. But this event has more than just food trucks – it will have live entertainment, mobile boutiques, a KidsZone and more.”
 
Food trucks from across Texas will be featuring a variety of food from fish tacos and steak sliders to gourmet dounuts and pizza. The pet-friendly showdown will include live entertainment throughout the day on the main stage and a Guns 4 Roses Tribute band at 6 p.m.; a KidsZone, presented by Raising Cane’s, featuring Twiggy, the water-skiing squirrel, and a petting zoo; Artists Market; Live Broadcasts from iHeartMedia; and Beer and Wine Gardens.
 
Celebrity judges include Lilian Halabi, owner of Lily’s Cakes in Harker Heights and Food Network Cake Wars winner; Mai Lyn Ngo, a Dallas food blogger; Doug Renfro, president of Renfro Foods; Mitch Siegert, owner of Truman Chocolates; and Erica Waksmunski, owner of Red Star Southern food truck in east Austin.
 
The presenting sponsor of The Texas Food Truck Showdown is National Lloyds Corporation. Follow The Texas Food Truck Showdown at Facebook.com/TheTexasFoodTruckShowdown or Twitter.com/thetfts to receive up-to-date information on the event.
 
For more information about the event, competing food trucks or tickets, visit TheTexasFoodTruckShowdown.com or call Amanda Haygood at (254) 757-5611.
 
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About the Greater Waco Chamber:
The Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization that advances a progressive and visionary agenda for economic growth and quality of life. The Chamber prepares and markets Greater Waco for the businesses and jobs of the future and enhances the quality of life of the community by promoting strategic development. For more information, visit WacoChamber.com.
 

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Central Texas Area, Texas – The Grand Central Texas (GCT) economic development partnership releases marketing video to attract and retain companies in the Central Texas area–a region that encompasses a population of 724,673. The marketing video showcases assets and information from the Bell, Coryell, Falls, Lampasas, McLennan and Milam counties.
 
The GCT partnership formed in 2014 and works collaboratively to market the region, both nationally and internationally. The partnership invites you to utilize this video to promote your company and community in your initiatives.
 
To watch the video, please visit GrandCentralTexas.com.
 
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About Grand Central Texas:
Grand Central Texas is an economic development partnership that promotes business development and provides services to businesses interested in locating to the six county region. By working closely with our local, regional and state partners, the partnership can assist with locating a site or building, gathering detailed business cost and economic data and securing a competitive incentive package. With a convenient location, low cost of doing business, diverse workforce and abundant resources, the region is becoming a sought-after area for business development and company relocation. The Grand Central Texas partners are recognized regionally and nationally as one of the country’s most professional and progressive economic development organizations.
 
To learn more about the Grand Central Texas economic development partnership, please visit www.grandcentraltexas.com or contact the communities at www.grandcentraltexas.com/contact/.
 

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Greater Waco Chamber Looks to Engage Volunteers throughout January


WACO, Texas
– January is National Mentoring Month, and this year the Greater Waco Chamber is celebrating 10 years of the mentoring movement and expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with adults through its Leadership, Education & Development (LEAD) program.
 
“Mentoring is a critical part of developing positive, long-lasting relationships within the Greater Waco community,” said Rachel Martinez, director of leadership development at the Greater Waco Chamber. “Mentoring is proven to have a positive effect on academic, social and economic outcomes for young people. However, while we have many students looking for mentors, we do need more caring adults to get engaged and become mentors.”
 
According to Mentoring.org, one in three young people are growing up without a mentor. When a mentor is able to connect with a young person, at-risk youth are 52 percent less likely than their peers to skip a day of school, 55 percent more likely to enroll in college and 46 percent less likely than their peers to start using drugs.
 
National Mentoring Month, each January, allows for unique engagement from community members interested in becoming a mentor. This year, with the support of the mentoring community, we are encouraging the public to go beyond just digital engagement – and become involved in making a real life impact. Mentoring relationships are at their best when connections are made between a caring adult and a young person who knows that someone is there to help guide them through those real life decisions.
 
In our community, the Greater Waco Chamber’s LEAD program is connecting local high school students with business mentors.
 
“The LEAD program is a business and education partnership that pairs high school students with business leaders in the Greater Waco area,” said Joe Nesbitt, LEAD founder, mentor and program sponsor. “By improving the students’ knowledge and awareness of potential career paths, we hope they will be motivated to graduate high school and pursue some form of higher education, which in turn ensures greater employability and quality of life.”
 
LEAD pairs Waco High School, Rapoport Academy, Harmony Science Academy, University, La Vega and Midway high school students with business leaders to foster mentoring relationships that educate and expose students to various business fields.
 
Since launching 10 years ago, the program has achieved a 100 percent graduation rate with all students having gone onto higher education. The LEAD program began with one mentor and five students. Currently, the program has grown to include 84 mentors and 175 students.
 
Several January dates are highlighted as part of National Mentoring Month in an effort to create opportunities for engagement and promote the mentoring movement.

  • Jan. 12, 2017: I Am A Mentor Day. A day for volunteer mentors to celebrate their role and reflect on the ways mentees have enhanced their world. #LEADMentors
  • Jan. 17, 2017: International Mentoring Day. A day of international conversations on social media where photos, video and powerful mentoring stories messages are shared.
  • Jan. 19, 2017: #ThankYourMentor Day. A day for all who have real life mentoring experiences to thank those who helped them on their path to adulthood and beyond.

National Mentoring Month is led by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, with support from the Highland Street Foundation. Each year since its launch in 2002, National Mentoring Month has enjoyed the strong support of the President and the United States Congress.
 
If you are interested in learning more about becoming a LEAD mentor, contact Rachel Martinez at rmartinez@wacochamber.com or 254-757-5633.
 
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About the Greater Waco Chamber:
The Greater Waco Chamber is a business leadership organization that advances a progressive and visionary agenda for economic growth and quality of life. The Chamber prepares and markets Greater Waco for the businesses and jobs of the future and enhances the quality of life of the community by promoting strategic development. For more information, visit WacoChamber.com.
 

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Mid-Tex Final 2014 BlueLogoWACO, Texas – The Greater Waco Chamber is hosting the 46th Annual Mid-Tex Farm & Ranch Show, with Presenting Sponsor Equipment Depot, Dec. 13-14, 2016, at the Extraco Events Center.
 
The Mid-Tex Show offers exhibitors a first-rate forum to present their products and services to an expected attendance of more than 3,000 Central Texas farmers and ranchers. Visitors to the Mid-Tex Farm & Ranch Show will have the opportunity to view top exhibits of the newest farm and ranch equipment, seed, chemicals and ag-related services and technologies.
 
Show hours will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14. The public is also invited to attend and there is no admittance fee.
 
The 55th Annual Blackland Income Growth Conference (B.I.G.) will be in conjunction with the Mid-Tex Show and will offer commodity sessions, special meetings and forums. Topics of discussion will include beef, horticulture and grain; health and fitness with a busy schedule; cotton, forage and wildlife; and other training and recertification sessions.
 
Selected McLennan county high school students will be awarded scholarships for outstanding FFA, FHA and 4-H members at the Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Scholarship Luncheon. These exceptional students plan to major in an agricultural or home economics related field. Scholarships are sponsored by Associated Concrete Contractors and Brazos Valley Equipment.
 
Other sponsors include Dealers Electrical Supply Co., Educators Credit Union, Buzbee Feed & Seed, Bar None Country Store, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, National Banks of Central Texas, Clark Auction Company, HOLT CAT and Walter Moss Seed Company.
 
For more information about the Equipment Depot Mid-Tex Farm & Ranch show, visit WacoChamber.com.
 
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About the Greater Waco Chamber:
The Greater Waco Chamber is a business leadership organization that advances a progressive and visionary agenda for economic growth and quality of life. The Chamber prepares and markets Greater Waco for the businesses and jobs of the future and enhances the quality of life of the community by promoting strategic development. For more information, visit WacoChamber.com.
 

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