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Round Rock Sertoma

RecognizeGood Launches New Lighthouse Award Program

RecognizeGood is excited to launch a new program that will focus on recognizing Austin-area service clubs.Round Rock Sertoma received the first RecognizeGood Lighthouse Award. We are proud to recognize this amazing group of individuals who join together to give back to the community. The RecognizeGood Lighthouse Award recognizes the selfless community efforts and philanthropy of Austin-area service

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Ethics in Business & Community Pillars

EiBC Nomination Seminar Update

In 2014, more and more Austin organizations supported the Ethics in Business & Community movement, and the idea that doing the right thing is good business. 2015 award nominees had the opportunity to find out more about the program, ask questions and receive feedback at the EiBC nomination seminar, held at City Hall. Andrew Cooper spoke to the group about the importance of the award.

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Terri Sue Bettis

October 2014 Legend: Terri Sue Bettis

Through her work with the Brighter Days Food Pantry in Leander, Terri Sue has helped serve over 195,000 meals to more than 34,000 people – and counting! RecognizeGood: The Foundation will present the RecognizeGood® Legend award to Terri Sue Bettis, volunteer for Brighter Days Food Pantry, in a ceremony to take place at Leander Church

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September 2014 Legend: Tressie Seegers

Tressie and her staff at The Austin Harmony Project bring students with special needs to the stage. They propel their self-confidence sky-high as they give heartfelt performances alongside professional Austin musicians. RecognizeGood: The Foundation will present the RecognizeGood® Legend award to Tressie Seegers, founder of The Austin Harmony Project, in a ceremony to take place

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Newsletter Notes John

“Board Updates” from John Bosch, Co-founder and President, 2014: Issue 3

The idea of RecognizeGood found its origin on a drive back to Texas from my boyhood home in rural North Central Kansas. I had just put my dad and brother into the same nursing home, in the same room. My dad’s mind and body were both rapidly diminishing. My brother Jim, who has lived with

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Karen Faulkner

August 2014 Legend: Karen Faulkner

After noticing some Leander ISD students eating little to nothing on the weekends, Karen launched Student Charities to help. Since 2009, the organization has sent over 22,000 backpacks full of food home with students on the free or reduced lunch program. AUSTIN, Tex. — RecognizeGood: The Foundation will present the 42nd RecognizeGood® Legend award to

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