Embracing Black History Month in Waco

A Celebration of Heritage and Diversity by: Debrah Wright Black History Month serves as an annual tribute to the remarkable achievements of African Americans, highlighting their pivotal role in shaping the nation’s history. In Waco, Texas, we proudly participate in this celebration, fostering a sense of community and understanding through a diverse array of events…

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Small Business Landscape Shifts in Waco, Texas: Closures and Challenges

by: Debrah Wright Waco, Texas, known for its vibrant community and historic charm, has recently experienced a wave of small businesses closing their doors, leaving locals saddened and concerned about the economic impact on the city. It’s disheartening to witness these closures, prompting a crucial moment of reflection to explore the closures of iconic establishments—Sironia,…

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WINTER IN WACO

HOW TO HOLIDAY IN WACO, TX by: Debrah Wright— KNOW WACO Waco is a wonderland during the holiday season, so if you need any excuses to grab the whole family and go get into the spirit of things, start now. Even those just visiting in the winter are in for a treat – this city…

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THE SALVATION ARMY PROVIDES THANKSGIVING MEALS IN THE COMMUNITY

Waco, TX  (Nov. 23, 23)—In light of the challenges presented by increasing food costs, The Salvation Army of McLennan County is helping by offering Thanksgiving meals to anyone in need. “Rising food costs have created challenges for many people in our community,” said Major James Taylor, leader of The Salvation Army of McLennan County.  “Anyone…

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Arrow Child and Family Ministries

By: Hope Middlebrook There is always something exciting going on in the foster care world! And fall is especially busy. If you’ve been wanting to get plugged in, now is the time to hop in! Arrow is a child-placement agency for foster kids. In McLennan County alone, there are around 800 children in the foster…

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Waco Symphony Orchestra’s 2023-2024 Performance Season is ‘Out of this World’

The Waco Symphony Orchestra’s 2023-2024 performance season theme is Out of this World and is a concert series that is truly something otherworldly. The performances will showcase composers and pieces from around the world and feature several notable guests. The season will end just before Waco becomes a hot spot to view the total solar eclipse next April.  “The Waco Symphony Orchestra…

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MCC hosts Small Business Networking Forum

McLennan Community College’s (MCC) Small Business Development Center, in partnership with Dallas College’s Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, will host an engaging Small Business Networking Forum on July 25 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the MCC Conference Center, located at 4601 North 19th Street, Waco, Texas. This forum offers small business owners a valuable opportunity to connect with resources…

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