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Jim and Martha Wallace

October 2012 Legends: Jim and Martha Wallace

Together, Jim and Martha Wallace have led a life of public service we should all strive to emulate. They dedicated themselves to improving the quality of life for others for over 30 years. In his professional life, Jim served Texas as a State Senator, and then as a District Court Judge.  In 1981, he Jim was

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Dr. John Oswalt - HeartGift

RecognizeGood Spotlight: Wine From The Heart

Sunday, October 28th, 2012, The HeartGift Foundation will be hosting their 5th annual Wine from the Heart Dinner & Auction to raise funds for children who suffer from congenital heart disease, live in the developing world and have no access to treatment. Founded in 2000, The HeartGift Foundation has provided more than 160 lifesaving heart surgeries

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Tiffany Roberts

September 2012 Legend: Tiffany Roberts

Life changed for many people in Bastrop in a year ago. On September 4th, 2011, fires ravaged the Bastrop countryside. With over 1,500 homes destroyed, this was one of the worst forest fires in recent US history. Now, outward signs of recovery are evident. Workers cut and removed dead and burned trees, the green is

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RecognizeGood Spotlight: Give Realty

In May 2010 we had the exciting opportunity to honor Laurie Loew as our RecognizeGood Legend. Laurie received this recognition because of her amazing work with Give Realty, a company she founded. Give Realty donates 25% of their fees from the sale of the home to a charity of the buyer’s choice. Give Realty recently celebrated four years

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RecognizeGood Spotlight: Minister’s Cup

Today is the last day to register for the 13th annual Minister’s Cup golf tournament! Registration closes tomorrow, the 18th, so hop on over to the Samaritan Center’s website for the event, check out the details, and sign up a team if you haven’t already.  This is a really great event you won’t want to miss! The

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Kay Gooch

Legend For Life: Kay Gooch

This morning I had the wonderful pleasure of catching up with one of our past Legends, Kay Gooch. Kay was actually our very first Legend, recognized for her tremendous effort in raising funds for BookSpring. BookSpring is an Austin-based nonprofit organization that instills children and their parents with a love of reading and promotes books

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