ThunderPets bandanas benefiting Emancipet, April 16-29

ThunderCloud Subs recently announced the return of its popular annual #ThunderPets campaign benefiting Emancipet! From April 16-29, when you make a $5 donation to Emancipet at any ThunderCloud Subs store April 16-29 you’ll get a groovy tie dye ThunderPets pet bandana for your dog or cat to sport around town.  Read more

Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party benefiting The Trail Foundation June 7

The 15th anniversary Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party benefiting The Trail Foundation is June 7, and registration is now open with early bird ticket prices through April 15. All proceeds benefit The Trail Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail. The Run and the Party are separate ticketed events, both beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets and more info are available at https://thetrailfoundation.org/MMR. Read more

Freedom Solar commercial project in Laredo will save owners $1.25 million

The Northtown Professional Plaza in Laredo’s new rooftop array by client Freedom Solar Power will offset 43 percent of the building’s energy needs, pay for itself in roughly seven years, and save the owners more than $1.25 million over the guaranteed lifetime of the system.

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Blockchain could change everything, Brenda Thompson writes for the PRConsultants Group blog

What is blockchain and how is it impacting the PR industry? Brenda Thompson Communications gives an overview on the PR Consultants Group blog in this post entitled “Blockchain could change everything–including PR.” Click below to read the full story.  Read more

The Trail Foundation breaks ground on new Trail Bridge at Congress

A big thank you to Fit City columnist Pamela LeBlanc and the Austin American-Statesman for this story on The Trail Foundation‘s much-anticipated and needed Trail Bridge at Congress Avenue, scheduled for completion this summer. The story appeared on the front page of the Metro & State section, and the entire article can be read online here.

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Belmont Village Lakeway featured in the Austin American-Statesman

Opening this summer, the new Belmont Village Senior Living in Lakeway will offer assisted living, memory care and independent living, says the Austin American-Statesman. Scroll down to read the entire article by Gary Dinges, or view the original article on the Statesman’s website by clicking here.

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Emancipet to offer bi-weekly deals at Central Austin clinic during March

Emancipet, the nonprofit veterinary clinic on a mission to make high-quality vet care affordable and accessible to all pet owners, is running two promotions at its new Central Austin clinic throughout the month of March: “Tag It Tuesdays” with free pet ID tags and “Thrifty Thursdays” with free office visits for new clients (regularly $5). Read more

Freedom Solar travels to Haiti to install donated solar project for orphanage

Daunting challenges didn’t dissuade team from finishing project for lost, abandoned children

Freedom Solar Power recently installed an off-grid solar system for A Child’s Hope, an orphanage with Texas connections in La Montagne, Haiti that did not previously have electricity. The completed 20-kilowatt solar array and battery backup now provide a sustainable source of electricity that meets 100 percent of the orphanage’s electricity needs. Read more

Brenda Thompson Communications welcomes new client Belmont Village

Brenda Thompson Communications is the new public relations firm for the Austin-area locations of Belmont Village Senior Living, including Belmont Village Westlake Hills and Belmont Village Lakeway, opening this summer.

Based in Houston with 24 locations across seven states and one in Mexico City, Belmont Village is known for its high operating standards and innovations in senior living. Read more

The Trail Foundation to host three public events to celebrate its 15th anniversary

This year marks our client The Trail Foundation’s 15th anniversary of protecting and enhancing the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, the 10-mile urban path and 199 acres of green space in the heart of Austin.

To celebrate, the organization will host three public events throughout the year− a TTF Birthday Party on April 7, Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party on June 7, and Twilight on the Trail on October 28. Event details are outlined below, and of course the best way to keep up with TTF’s events and latest news is to sign up for the newsletter or follow them on Facebook! Read more