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07.02.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS Comments

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Fireworks, barbecue and patriotism are just a few things that come to mind when thinking about the Fourth of July. You might have plans to spend some time at the lake with family, have a potluck-style picnic with friends or you may still be on the search for ideas. We compiled a list of Fourth of July festivities taking place in Austin and surrounding areas: 4th of July Fireworks and Symphony at Auditorium ... Read More >

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Top Community Needs By District

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Sometimes it's easy to get carried away by the many great things Austin has to offer: parks, restaurants, concerts and local ... Read More >


06.25.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS Comments

Your Guide to the Most Philanthropic Day Ever

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At United Way for Greater Austin, we believe that anyone can be a philanthropist. Any donation, no matter how small, of time or ... Read More >

Outlaw After-Party

06.23.2015 | UNCATEGORIZED Comments

Outlaw After-Party for Flood Relief

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Still looking for a way to help out with the Central Texas flood relief? On Monday, July 6, a collection of music's legendary ... Read More >

Summer Learning matters

06.19.2015 | TARGET GRADUATION Comments

Summer Learning Day 2015

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Many adults still vividly recall their time at summer camp: canoeing, arts & crafts, field day and all of the social aspects that ... Read More >

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Free Summer Meals for Kids

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Summer vacation is a time that most children look forward to, but summer can also mean something different for the children who ... Read More >

Accenture Women at Decker Middle School


Accenture Employees Inspire Future Women Leaders

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Accenture is one of the top consulting firms in the world that brings first-class business and technology strategy to companies ... Read More >

Claudia Franco

06.10.2015 | EMPLOYEE GIVING Comments

Spotlight: Claudia Franco

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Meet Claudia Franco, the newest addition to our employee campaign team as the Corporate Relations Coordinator. Although she is new ... Read More >


06.08.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS Comments

Upward Mobility in Austin

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Last month, the New York Times published an article titled "An Atlas of Upward Mobility Shows Paths Out of Poverty." The article ... Read More >

YLS chaperones Webb Middle School dance

06.05.2015 | TARGET GRADUATION Comments

YLS Chaperones Webb Middle School Dance

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As the school year comes to a close and students have summer tunnel vision, most adults would assume that they are thinking about ... Read More >

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