Solid Gold Neighbor Initiative
Encompassing the City of Waco, we strive to serve the community in partnership with leaders and organizations that strongly believe in the potential of our city.
We support local nonprofits and organizations through leveraging university-wide resources in support of the Waco community.
As a regular and consistent participant in community activities, council, and committees, we provide ambassadorship on behalf of Baylor University.
Explore Baylor's hometown through cultural, social and recreational opportunities and programs through discounts, giveaways and more.
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Jun. 14, 2021
Magnolia and Waco Farmers Market Partner Together
The Magnolia Market, a Waco landmark and excellent source for life and home décor, is teaming up with the Waco Downtown Farmers Market this summer. The Famers Market will set up shop at the silos under the historic barn on select Wednesdays, providing the community with a safe and fun outdoor shopping experience. The Farmers Market vendors vary, however products on offer have included beautiful flowers from Bloom Waco, tasty dairy products from Brazos Valley Cheese, fresh produce from Richardson farms, and a variety of other vendors. As shoppers stock up on fresh produce, they can enjoy the summer weather and a nice relaxation area adjacent to the market.
Jun. 10, 2021
Every year on June 19, the nation comes together to commemorate the Juneteenth holiday. Juneteenth celebrates African-American freedom and achievement while promoting ongoing self-improvement, community building, and respect for all people. Today, you can find people celebrating Juneteenth throughout the country and internationally. However, the origins of the holiday will forever be Texan.
May 5, 2021
Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month - Perspectives from AAPI Waco Small Businesses
The month of May marks Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Guest author Jaja Chen of Waco Cha shares Perspectives from AAPI Waco Small Businesses.
Apr. 27, 2021
Baylor Businesses: Creating a Lasting Impact
We know them and love them – Baylor alumni-owned businesses in our communities across the nation. Perhaps the corner boutique, grocery, or business development group, regardless of the industry, daily, Baylor alumni working in all fields fling their green and gold daily by applying the lessons and leadership skills learned at Baylor to their work.