Say Thanks Austin Action

Say Thanks, Austin Is Almost Here!

The annual Say Thanks, Austin event is just around the corner, and we will again have the wonderful opportunity to celebrate the unsung heroes of Austin, Texas, and call attention to the past year’s RecognizeGood Legends. Anyone with a computer and Internet access is encouraged to show their gratitude for these extraordinary civil servants with

Jack & Janelle Hadsell

Legends For Life: Jack & Janelle Hadsell

Let me tell you about two remarkable people… Back in 2010, RecognizeGood awarded two extraordinary people, Jack & Janelle Hadsell. Jack Hadsell, 85, has been volunteering since he retired from teaching 30 years ago. He started out throwing small parties at various rest homes where he served drinks and cookies and led the members in singing old songs.

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Recognize Good Spotlight: Little Green Beans

Today we recognize an organization called Little Green Beans, a children’s consignment store! They sell gently used children’s clothing, toys, books, baby furniture and equipment, and maternity apparel. Little Green Beans also do a lot of good in our Austin community. Little Green Beans, owned by Sharon Munroe, is a modern store that cares about our

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RecognizeGood Spotlight: Mobile Loaves & Fishes

Back in November, 2010, we had the opportunity to honor Alan Graham, founder of Mobile Loaves & Fishes (MLF). MLF is a volunteer, faith-based, Christian outreach ministry. They provide food, clothing, and dignity to the homeless via an armada of catering trucks. These trucks hit the streets 365 days a year to feed the homeless wherever they may

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RecognizeGood Spotlight: Impact Austin

For today’s RecognizeGood Spotlight, we would like to highlight an organization called Impact Austin, and to recognize the good they are doing in our community! A group of progressive leaders in women’s philanthropy, their goal is to bring new resources to the community. They also focus on creating women who are inspirational role models. Impact Austin’s

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