SunPower by Freedom Solar design center celebrates opening in Galleria, July 15

Bring your electric bill to enter raffle for a chance to win a FREE home solar project

SunPower by Freedom Solar will celebrate the opening of its new design center in the Hill Country Galleria by offering the chance to win a free home solar project at a family-friendly event with refreshments, music, kids’ activities, and more. Read more

Emancipet offering low-cost heartworm treatment at Central Austin and Houston locations

Heartworm treatment costing 50-70 percent less than the national average of $1,000 is now available at Emancipet Central Austin and will be available at Emancipet Houston beginning in July. The typical cost of heartworm treatment is not affordable for all pet owners, sometimes resulting in pets turned in to shelters or not surviving the disease. Emancipet’s pricing ranges from $225-$495 depending on the size of the dog, and can be split into two payments. Read more

Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party Photo Recap

Nearly 2,000 people attended the 14th annual Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party benefiting The Trail Foundation. The event is TTF’s largest annual fundraiser, and the money raised is critical to help the nonprofit organization fulfill its mission to protect, enhance, and preserve the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail. To view photos from the event, click here Read more

Client Mike Haggerty, co-owner of ThunderCloud Subs, featured in the ABJ’s Face2Face series

We’re excited to announce that our client Mike Haggerty, co-owner of ThunderCloud Subs, was the most recent guest for the Austin Business Journal’s prestigious monthly Face2Face interview series. Find out more on the ABJ’s website at http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/news/2017/06/09/get-inside-story-on-iconic-austin-chain.html. Read more

Freedom Solar helps historic funeral business leap into 21st century with rooftop solar

Freedom Solar recently installed more than 530 kilowatts of solar power on seven locations of Mission Park Funeral Chapels and Cemeteries, the largest and oldest privately owned funeral company in San Antonio. Read more

Meet our new PR assistant, Tiffany Winters!

Our new PR assistant Tiffany Winters is a third-year student at the University of Texas- Austin, majoring in corporate communications with a concentration in business and a minor in Spanish. We’re excited to have her join the Brenda Thompson Communications team! Get to know her through this brief Q&A…

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Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party benefiting The Trail Foundation is June 8

Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party benefiting The Trail Foundation, the nonprofit organization that protects and enhances the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake, will take place Thursday, June 8, at its new location at the former Seaholm Power Plant.  The Run and the Party are separate ticketed events; both beginning at 8 p.m. Read more

Rawr! Client Jurassic Car Wash debuts Central Texas’ first coin-operated animatronic dinosaurs

Our client Jurassic Car Wash recently debuted the first coin-operated mechanical, animatronic dinosaurs in Central Texas. The two museum and exhibition quality dinos are a Styracosaurus and a Tyrannosaurus Rex— each 12 feet long and 6 feet tall— at the wash’s location at 4809 South Congress Avenue.

View KVUE News’ coverage here, read the Austin American-Statesman’s article here, and keep reading to learn all the dino-mite details about the latest attraction at Jurassic Car Wash.  Read more

Emancipet’s 18th anniversary luncheon May 15

Emancipet will celebrate 18 years of serving pets and their people and share the organization’s vision for the future at their annual luncheon on Monday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel.

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The Trail Foundation appoints new executive director

Our client The Trail Foundation, the nonprofit organization that works to protect and enhance the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, the 10-mile path through the heart of Austin, has named a new executive director.  Read more