Emancipet to aid pets affected by Harvey with free emergency vet services in Houston

WHAT: Emancipet will provide free emergency veterinary services for Houston pets whose owners were displaced during Hurricane Harvey, and for pets that were already in shelters when Harvey hit. These emergency services are outside of Emancipet’s normal operations, and donations are critically needed to begin purchasing additional medical supplies immediately. Donations may be made online here Read more

Austin American-Statesman reports: Kerbey Lane Cafe coming to Mueller

Our client Kerbey Lane Cafe announced it will open a restaurant in the heart of the Central Austin development of Mueller in fall 2018, which will be their eighth location. Thank you to the Austin American-Statesman and reporter Gary Dinges for your excellent coverage of this exciting news. You can read the entire story at https://atxne.ws/2vtn2Ie.

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Freedom Solar snags SolarCity ‘market maker’ to open new Dallas branch

Austin-based Freedom Solar Power hired former SolarCity leader Barry Van Wie to head up the company’s growth in the Dallas/Fort Worth market.

As Freedom Solar’s vice president of business development, Van Wie is responsible for hiring and training employees, establishing marketing and channel partnerships, managing a team of top-producing solar energy consultants, and delivering required sales targets.  Read more

Outdoor Voices donating five percent of proceeds to The Trail Foundation this August

Active lifestyle brand Outdoor Voices is #DoingGoodThings for the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail this August. Five percent of all sales at the Austin store (located at 606 Blanco Street) will go to The Trail Foundation to help keep the Trail healthy, beautiful, and functional for everyone. To find out more information, visit http://www.outdoorvoices.com or http://www.thetrailfoundation.org/. Read more

Kerbey Lane donates 18,669 meals to Central Texans in need

Kerbey Lane Cafe donated a total of 18,012 meals to Central Texans in need through its “Hot Cakes for Hunger” drive benefiting Central Texas Food Bank (CTFB), which took place at all seven of its locations July 16-29.

During the campaign, Kerbey Lane donated all proceeds from its specialty pancakes to the food bank, as well as an additional 824 pounds of pancake mix. Kerbey Lane team members presented CTFB with the check from the proceeds and boxes of pancake mix, and helped sort nearly 6,700 pounds of food during their team-building volunteer day at the food bank on August 8. Read more

Freedom Solar expands its presence to Kerrville

Kerrville family man ‘Solar Bob’ brings solar power to the Texas Hill Country

Robert S. Bradshaw, AKA “Solar Bob,” is expanding Austin-based Freedom Solar Power’s presence to the Texas Hill Country and bringing solar to his family’s hometown of Kerrville, Texas. Read more

Marfa Solar Social to celebrate renewable energy, introduce West Texas residents to benefits of solar

Free solar energy-focused community event at Ballroom Marfa, Aug. 4

Ballroom Marfa, in collaboration with the Judd Foundation and Marfa Solar System, will host Freedom Solar Power for a “Marfa Solar Social” on Friday, Aug. 4, 6- 8 p.m. Freedom Solar will speak on the benefits of renewable energy, regional solar rebates and solar power technology, and the evening will also feature complimentary refreshments from Big Bend Brewing Co., tacos by Vicente Celis, and a raffle with a chance to win two solar backpacks and other prizes. Read more

Kerbey Lane’s ‘Hot Cakes for Hunger’ to benefit Central Texas Food Bank, July 16-29

Kerbey Lane Cafe will host a “Hot Cakes for Hunger” fundraiser at all seven of its locations July 16-29, with all proceeds from its specialty pancakes benefiting Central Texas Food Bank. Kerbey Lane will also donate pancake mix to CTFB for every dollar of proceeds from its specialty pancakes. 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