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Apr. 8, 2020
YMCA Offers Childcare for Essential Work during COVID-19
Today we are glad to shine a bright light on a non-profit organization that is stepping up to serve the Waco-McLennan County community. Although the YMCA of Central Texas typically works hard to help our community members build muscles in the weight room and on the playing fields, you might not be aware that they are more than just a gym! And, although their members are still being offered avenues to achieve healthy living, youth development and social responsibility to impact their overall wellness virtually during COVID-19, they spent this past week flexing a different muscle that demonstrates their commitment to many of our community members.
Apr. 1, 2020
Keep Waco Loud
Founded in May 2019, Keep Waco Loud aims to empower and support Waco's music, art and comedy scene. Husband and wife duo, Jacob Green and Katie Selman, formed the organization after noticing a gap in local musical programming. Since their formation, they have rallied local musicians, comedic minds and more in support of their cause – not only enabling more performances around town, but bringing awareness to Waco's local talent across a variety of mediums through website highlights, including song of the week!
Apr. 1, 2020
Waco Women Profiles: Jaja Chen
As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we virtually visited with Waco Women throughout our community. In their own words, we asked them to share about the work they do, the women who inspire them, and why they love Waco.
Mar. 25, 2020
Fun At Home Resources Available to All Through Disney's Creative Platforms
Have you ever dreamed of being a Disney Imagineer? Do you wear Mickey Mouse socks to work and doodle his caricature during important meetings? Now is your chance to live vicariously through your children or just be a kid again yourself with a few resources from the Walt Disney Company. During this season, many parents are juggling working from home, managing the household, and using materials from our local school to homeschool. I myself am supporting my family as best I can, and I was recently sent a few fun resources from our partner at the Disney Institute, whom we host trainings with on our campus each year. Below is a summary of three amazing resources for the whole family to enjoy to be creative and learn from!