Category Archives: From the president

Debbie Bresette at Lucy Read Prekindergarten

11.09.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, FROM THE PRESIDENT

UWATX President Debbie Bresette Retires After 12 Years

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This article was written by James Barragan of the Austin American-Statesman and published on November 1, 2015. After 12 years with ... Read More >

 

11.05.2014 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, FROM THE PRESIDENT

Happy Birthday, Judge Biscoe!

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Happy birthday, Judge Sam Biscoe!Judge Biscoe has served as Travis County Court judge since 1998, and will retire when his term ... Read More >

 
Bastrop, Texas

04.05.2014 | 90TH ANNIVERSARY, FROM THE PRESIDENT, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

My love affair with Austin’s aggressive optimism

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As our organization celebrates 90 years of serving this community and growing up alongside Austin, I've been reflecting on what ... Read More >

 

05.24.2013 | FROM THE PRESIDENT

Help State employees keep their ability to give!

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Help save State employees’ ability to give through their workplace to the charity of their choice! As you may know, the 83rd ... Read More >

 
Debbie Bresette, president of UWATX, and her granddaughter

05.11.2013 | FROM THE PRESIDENT, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

On Mother’s Day, let’s redefine mothers

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I grew up in a family with a single mother and three siblings. My father died young and, from an early age, my brother exhibited ... Read More >

 
Bresette family on vacation

02.28.2013 | FROM THE PRESIDENT, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER 1

The love of my life and our shared vision

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Anyone who has ever met me knows that I have never met a stranger and I live my life as an open book. So in this month where we ... Read More >

 
DC during the holidays

12.21.2012 | FROM THE PRESIDENT

Support giving back this holiday season

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Let’s be honest: many of us need a good tap on the shoulder to remind us to give back, and the holidays are a perfect reminder. ... Read More >

 
 
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