There are lots of great events for the first week of Fall in Waco. There's Waco Hispanic and Senior Resource Fair, The Two Become One Bridal Expo, Casa 101, House and Family Lecture Series, and more in this edition of Act Locally Waco.
On this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series: Ashley Allison, Executive Director of the Waco Foundation. Hosting the conversation is Felicia Goodman, Executive Director of the Cooper Foundation.
As Harvey continues to bring heavy rain to the Texas coast it's effects are beginning to be seen in McLennan county. Some gas stations have reported shortages as refineries on the coast have shut down. According to Jesus Azanza of the Texas Food and Fuel Association, it may take 7 to 10 days to get those refineries operational again.
In this episode, Austin Meek of WacoBusinessNews.com talks with Jimmy Dorrell, executive Director of Mission Waco. They discuss how Jimmy has fought poverty in Waco for nearly four decades and how others can get involved as well. Meek also has updates on Mary Avenue Market and the rumors of a food hall coming to Waco.
James Roberts researches self-control and how our love of material possessions and money has an impact on our happiness. Research shows that compulsive buying has increased by at least 10 percent in just the last few years. (*ENCORE)