Howl at the Moon Glow Fest, Sept. 3- 4 to benefit Emancipet Killeen

Family- and dog-friendly celebration at Killeen Rodeo grounds features canine dock diving competition, beach party, food trucks

Emancipet Killeen’s second annual Howl at the Moon Glow Fest will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4 at the Killeen Rodeo Grounds, 3201 South W.S. Young Drive. Tickets and advance purchase wristbands are available at http://emancipet.org/events/howl-at-the-moon/. Read more

Freedom Solar ranks 338th in Inc. 500 fastest-growing companies

Our client Freedom Solar Power ranked 338th in Inc. Magazine’s top 500 fastest-growing private companies in America, putting them in the top 7 percent of the 2016 Inc. 5000 that was recently announced.

Freedom Solar achieved a mind-boggling 1,134 percent growth, with $15.9 million in revenue in the past three years. Only 33 Texas-based companies were ranked in Inc. Magazine’s top 500, and of those, only nine were headquartered in Austin. Read more

ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot reveals 2016 logo and announces event registration!

ThunderCloud Subs has launched registration for the 26th annual ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, and has revealed the 2016 winning artwork for the Thanksgiving Day tradition benefitting Caritas of Austin.

ThunderCloud selected Bastrop resident and mixed-media artist Rebecca Vick as the winner of the contest, and presented her with the prize: 365 vouchers for free ThunderCloud sandwiches! Read more

Austin’s first family of lingerie featured in the Austin American-Statesman

Austin’s first family of lingerie have owned and operated Petticoat Fair for a half-century, serving women at all stages of life with expert fitting services and an incredible selection of intimate apparel. Check out the story by Michael Barnes and photos by Deborah Cannon in the Austin American-Statesman: http://atxne.ws/29TsV3H.

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Kerbey Lane Cafe’s ‘Cakes & Cash Drive’ to benefit Central Texas Food Bank, July 18-30

Kerbey Lane Cafe will host a “Cakes & Cash Drive” at all seven of its locations July 18-30, with all proceeds from its specialty pancakes benefitting Central Texas Food Bank.

Kerbey Lane serves three specialty pancakes each week, including one vegan and one gluten-free option. Customers will also be able to add a tax-free donation to the food bank to their check at the end of their meal (or make a cash contribution).   Read more

Emancipet’s Amy Mills featured in the Austin American-Statesman

Amy Mills, CEO of Emancipet, is taking the mission of building humane communities nationwide. Read the Austin American-Statesman‘s terrific story by Michael Barnes with photos by Ralph Barrera: http://atxne.ws/293R7PyRead more

Freedom Solar Power celebrates inauguration of Austin’s largest rooftop solar array

Our client Freedom Solar Power inaugurated the largest rooftop solar installation in Central Texas at the Strictly Pediatrics Surgery Center in Mueller at a festive celebration on June 18.

Comprised of nearly 2,500 solar panels, the 812-kilowatt system designed and installed by Freedom Solar features two solar canopy structures on the parking garage, a roof-mounted solar array on the building, and an in-lobby monitoring system that shows the energy savings in real time. Read more

IDEA Austin announces 20 new schools by 2022

IDEA Public Schools Austin announced Monday, May 16th, that it will serve 20,000 students in 20 new schools by 2022. The expansion is made possible by a $16 million donation from the KLE foundation, which supports IDEA’s mission of College For All Children. Hundreds of community leaders, IDEA parents, and IDEA students cheered the announcement at a celebratory event held at the school’s Rundberg campus. Read more

Kerbey Lane debuts new Summer Menu

Kerbey Lane Cafe’s new Summer Menu debuted this week and is available at all seven locations through early September. The new Summer Menu will have a handful of returning seasonal favorites, plus several new and reimagined items. See the full menu here. Read more

Freedom Solar Power and ABC Home & Commercial team up to bring power of the sun to San Antonio

ABC Home & Commercial Services in San Antonio is now powered by the sun, thanks to a project recently completed by Freedom Solar Power.

Powered by 152 SunPower 327 watt high efficiency modules, this solar project will offset more than 75 percent of ABC’s electricity costs, and it will pay for itself in less than four years. The solar project will save ABC Home & Commercial a total of $250,000 over the next 25 years, the guaranteed lifetime of the system. Read more