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Emancipet CEO praised as visionary speaker by Austin-American Statesman

“One speaker in town who could give (Evan) Smith or (Lawrence) Wright a run for their money is Amy Mills, CEO of Emancipet, an Austin nonprofit that provides free or low-cost spay, neutering and veterinary care at seven clinics in four cities,” said Micheal Barnes, Austin American-Statesman social columnist, in his latest Out & About column.

His recap of Emancipet’s 19th anniversary luncheon and CEO Amy Mills’ visionary keynote speech is copied below, and you can read the full original version of the article on the Statesman’s website here.

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Emancipet’s 19th anniversary luncheon May 11

Emancipet will celebrate 19 years of serving pets and their people and share the organization’s vision for the future at its annual luncheon on Friday, May 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton Springs Rd.

More than 500 supporters, community leaders, volunteers, and philanthropists will attend the luncheon, Emancipet’s largest annual fundraising event. Tables, sponsorships, and individual tickets can be purchased online at emancipet.org/events/luncheon/. Read more

Brenda Thompson Communications celebrates 14th anniversary

Happy 14th anniversary to us! And thank you to our wonderful clients, colleagues, friends (and pets), many represented in the collection of photos below dating back to 2003.  Read more

Kerbey Lane to celebrate 36th birthday May 5

All stores to donate net profits to United Way for Greater Austin; birthday cake pancakes on special to celebrate

In honor of Kerbey Lane Cafe’s 36th anniversary on May 5, the beloved Austin restaurant will donate 100 percent of the net profits from all seven of its locations to United Way for Greater Austin beginning at 6 a.m. Thursday, May 5, and ending at 6 a.m. on May 6, 2016.

In addition, Kerbey Lane will be serving short stacks of its birthday cake pancakes for the discounted price of $1.95 (regularly $3.95). Read more