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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Nov. 16, 2021
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month
This November join us in celebrating Native American Heritage Month and the vast contributions made by this community of people towards the advancement of our country. President George H. W. Bush first declared the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month, now referred to as Native American Heritage Month, in 1990. This bill honoring America’s indigenous people is a landmark in history, serving as a significant step in acknowledging the complex history and society that has shaped North America.
Sep. 30, 2021
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the City of Waco
Baylor University is thrilled to invite the community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Formally recognized as the period between September 15 to October 15, this month honors the contributions and cultures of Hispanic and Latino Americans.
Sep. 28, 2021
Shape the Future of Waco with Participatory Budgeting
Use your voice to determine how the City of Waco uses funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this act is providing direct relief to citizens and local governments. The City of Waco is receiving $34.7 million from the American Rescue Plan Act and is planning to spend $17 million to assist local businesses and households.
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.