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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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July 2014 Legend: Melissa Duclos

RecognizeGood is proud to present the July 2014 Legend award to Melissa Duclos of Your Ride Is Here. During her time with Your Ride Is Here, an organization that provides cancer patients with transport to and from treatments, Melissa Duclos has made a profound impact.  Whether contributing to a smarter scheduling system, personally volunteering to ensure rides to

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Betty Hendrix

Congratulations, Betty Hendrix – Honored by American Red Cross of Central Texas

April 2011 Legend Betty Hendrix started volunteering with the Red Cross during World War II.  At the time of her Legend ceremony, she had 67 years of volunteer service – and she didn’t stop there.  This year, the American Red Cross of Central Texas Volunteer Recognition dinner honored Betty for 70 (yes, S-E-V-E-N-T-Y!) years of volunteerism.  We salute

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Ed Myers

June 2014 Legend: Ed Myers

Our June 2014 RecognizeGood Legend award winner has been making waves for over 60 years!  Ed Myers – known affectionately as “Mr. Ed” by some – will turn 84 years old this November. He  spent the majority of those years giving back to his community by teaching in the water.  But if you ask those

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