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Serving Waco’s Underserved: Family Health Center is Changing Lives

Jan 18, 2019

Article written by Carlos Hinojosa, Development Director at the Family Health Center, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.    Need medical or dental care?  The Family Health Center is here to help, and high-quality care is our specialty.  With 14 locations throughout McLennan County, the Family Health Center has a…

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A Waco Advocate: An Interview with Dr. Soo Battle

Jan 11, 2019

Article written by Samantha Baker, Greater Waco Chamber staff, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.    People often romanticize being a doctor – think shows like Grey’s Anatomy and ER. But, as many people who work in healthcare know, being a doctor is actually an intense, exhaustive and often dirty…

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Changing Healthcare for the Better

Jan 3, 2019

Article written by Glenn Robinson, President of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.    Healthcare is constantly changing. For a hospital, it’s important to innovate to bring our patients the highest possible level of care. We want to change healthcare for…

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Behind the Scenes: A Look at MCC’s Health Professions Lab

Dec 28, 2018

Article written by Lisa Elliot, Director of Marketing & Communications, McLennan Community College, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.   In the film and TV production industry, “Scene! That’s a wrap” is a common and expected saying, but do you know it may also be used in the Health…

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Historic Roots in Waco

Dec 21, 2018

By Philip A. Patterson, FACHE, President of Providence Healthcare Network in Waco, TX   For more than 114 years, Providence Healthcare Network has been deeply committed to improving the health and wellness of the Waco community. The first hospital founded in Waco, Providence continues to demonstrate strong roots through our mission to serve everyone, with…

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Waco’s Game Changers

Nov 29, 2018

Article written by Amanda Haygood, Greater Waco Chamber staff, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   Waco is changing. Waco is developing. Waco is growing. Being in the spotlight with the increase of new businesses, housing and jobs and with the continual growth of tourism, it should come as no surprise…

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That Little Sweet Spot

Nov 20, 2018

Article written by Mary Drennon, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   After the popular show Fixer Upper ended in April, people were holding their collective breath. Would Waco continue its remarkable growth? Talk to nearly any anyone who lives and works in the area and the answer you’ll hear is a…

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Meet Me at The Backyard

Nov 15, 2018

Article written by Samantha Baker, Greater Waco Chamber staff, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   We sat down with Brian Brown, co-owner of The Backyard Bar, Stage and Grill and The Backyard Saloon to talk about how he and his business partners found success filling a unique niche in Waco.…

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Small Business Spotlight: Luna Juice Bar

Nov 9, 2018

Small Business Spotlight with Summer Shine, Owner of Luna Juice Bar, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   Small businesses are the engine of our economy in the Greater Waco community — more than 70 percent of our membership is considered “small business.” We love introducing small businesses and…

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Waco’s Tourism Economy After the End of "Fixer Upper"

Nov 2, 2018

Article contributed by Carla Pendergraft, Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   Momentum in the Tourist Sector With Chip and Joanna’s hit HGTV show “Fixer Upper” ending this spring, national headlines have predicted the Waco tourism boom is at an end. “What goes up, must come…

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