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Reagan Hales

Amarillo's Workforce: Behind The Numbers

Amarillo has long been recognized as a hub for agricultural growth. However, with the establishment and expansion of West Texas A&M University, Texas Tech Health Services, and Amarillo College, more young professions are heading into the city to further their education and experience. Amarillo is becoming a melting pot for entrepreneurs, business professionals and industry leaders alike.

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Celeste Paulson

An Interview With Broc Carter, Officer At No Limits No Excuses

No Limits No Excuses strives for student success and education in hopes of ending issues of poverty in the Amarillo community. The program began in 2011, funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The goal for No Limits No Excuses is to gain 10,000 more degrees by 2025.

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Celeste Paulson

An Interview With Jason Crespin, Academy Director Of Amarillo Little Theater

Amarillo Little Theater (ALT) has been in production since 1927. It is one of the nation’s longest continuously running theaters.  All productions are conducted by volunteers in the community. The theater hosts mainstage productions as well as academy productions.

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Celeste Paulson

An Interview With Angela Knapp Eggers, Senior Director Of Community Outreach At The Laura W. Bush Institute

Angela Knapp Eggers is the Senior Director of Community Outreach at the Laura W. Bush Institute. The institute, created in 2007, funds research on sex- and gender-based medicine as well as other innovative and lifesaving missions.

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Celeste Paulson

An Interview With Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, President Of Amarillo College

Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart took presidency at Amarillo College in 2014. Since taking presidency, Lowery-Hart has increased school enrollment by reassessing values in higher education.

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Celeste Paulson

An Interview With Lizzie Ware-Mason, Founder Of Hands On Amarillo

Amarillo National Bank has been a key economic contributor to the Amarillo community. The Wares’ last name is well known for their community influence. For five generations, the Ware family has owned ANB.

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Reagan Hales

Inc. Magazine To Feature Amarillo In New Campaign

Corporate and educational institutions in Amarillo,Texas, announced Friday night that they will be partnering with Inc. Magazine in a two-year campaign to highlight the city as a destination for entrepreneurs and growth-oriented companies.

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Celeste Paulson

An Interview With Dana West, Superintendent Of Amarillo ISD

Dana West is the current superintendent of Amarillo Independent School District. She received her bachelor and master’s degree from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview.

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Reagan Hales

Maxor To Create 375 Jobs With Corporate Expansion In Amarillo

The Amarillo EDC is excited to announce the Amarillo City Council has approved a $13.0 million incentive to Maxor National Pharmacy Services, LLC.

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Tony DeLisi

AEDC And The City Taking Steps to Align Amarillo

Developing the Align Amarillo Economic Development Strategic Plan has been a cooperative process from the beginning. The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) and City of Amarillo contracted Avalanche Consulting of Austin and Community Development Strategies (CDS) of Houston to help them engage the residents and businesses of Amarillo and build a comprehensive economic development strategy for the entire community.

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