Pet lovers and foodies to support Emancipet by staying home, enjoying local treats

 

Emancipet’s popular Sit Stay Day returns; Valentine’s-inspired kits now available to order!

Animal lovers and foodies, rejoice! Emancipet’s sixth annual Sit Stay Day, a unique fundraiser that lets pets and their humans stay in and enjoy homegrown Austin treats while raising money for pets in need, returns for 2016.

Dozens of local businesses donate gourmet food and drink items, gift cards, and other goodies that are assembled into 250 kits and delivered to homes and offices before Valentine’s Day. Read more

Emancipet Houston hires new leader; Six-month-old nonprofit seeking first brick and mortar location

Emancipet Houston, the nonprofit, low-cost veterinary services provider which opened last June, has hired a vice president to lead the expanding organization, which is also in the process of seeking its first brick-and-mortar location.

Kelly McCann comes to Emancipet from the Alzheimer’s Association, where she was chief program officer for four years. Previously, she worked in government relations for Gilead Sciences, and as chief executive officer of the AIDS Foundation of Houston. McCann has a bachelor’s of science in psychology from Sam Houston State University and has done graduate work in psychology at Texas A&M and Sam Houston universities. Read more

ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot raises $295K; cumulative donation to Caritas nearly $3 million

The owners of ThunderCloud Subs recently presented Caritas of Austin with a check for $295,000, the entirety of the proceeds from the 25th anniversary ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot. This year’s check brings the Trot’s cumulative 25-year donation to nearly $3 million—$2,783,375, to be exact. Read more

Twice in a half-century! Petticoat Fair’s second clearance sale

Petticoat Fair’s 2015 fashion and swim items are on clearance all January

Recognized as one of the top lingerie stores in the nation, Austin original Petticoat Fair will host a rare clearance sale for its 2015 fashion and swim items during the entire month of January to make room for new inventory. This is the second time the store has held a sale of this magnitude in its 51-year history.

Located in Northcross Center, Petticoat Fair will have a large designated clearance sale area with bins and racks of trendy and high-quality bras, shapewear, swimwear, sleepwear, and undergarments in a wide range of sizes and styles, all at bargain prices. Read more

Welcoming our newest client, Petticoat Fair!

We’re thrilled to announce our newest client: Petticoat Fair!

Recognized as one of the top lingerie stores in the nation, Petticoat Fair offers expert fitting services to help women in all stages of life look their best. Located in Northcross Center, Petticoat Fair has been owned by the Andrews family for more than 50 years. The store offers a comprehensive selection of bras, shapewear, swimwear, sleepwear, and other undergarments in a wide range of sizes and styles. Follow Petticoat Fair on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for the latest updates, and check out their website for more info. Read more

25th annual ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day to benefit Caritas of Austin

The ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot celebrates its 25th anniversary this year (the same year ThunderCloud Subs turns 40)! Austin’s beloved Thanksgiving tradition has raised $2.5 million for Caritas of Austin, which helps people move out of poverty toward self-sufficiency.

The ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot is a five-mile run, one-mile walk and a Kids K, beginning and ending at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Register online at www.thundercloud.com/turkey-trotRead more

Kerbey Lane debuts its Great Pumpkin Menu

Kerbey Lane Cafe’s famous seasonal pumpkin menu debuts today and is available at all seven locations until early 2016.

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ThunderCloud co-founder publishes children’s book

ThunderCloud Subs co-founder Andy Cotton presented his new children’s book, A Puppy’s Tale, at the Texas Book Festival on Sunday, Oct. 18 in the Children’s Read Me A Story Tent.
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Emancipet and Animal Trustees of Austin explore merger

If completed, merger will take place by end of 2015

Two of Austin’s most respected, loved, and effective animal welfare organizations are formally exploring a merger that will serve their complementary missions and ultimately serve more pets and the people who love them. Read more

Media Coverage Roundup: 2015 Texas Book Festival

As the dust settles from all of the excitement surrounding the 2015 Texas Book Festival, we’ve finally had a chance to take a breather and bask in some of the afterglow.  Read more