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Acclimating to a new community can be challenging, but Amarillo is one of the friendliest cities in the United States.
In Amarillo, you’ll see smiles everywhere you go and you’ll find it easier than ever to strike up a conversation. Here’s a promise: Go for a walk on our wide streets and you won’t be ignored. People smile at you. Strangers say hi. Motorists even wave as they drive past. Making new friends only requires taking that next step and introducing yourself to people who already are offering a friendly face. We’ll help you get acquainted.
A group of leaders rooted in Amarillo and rooting for Amarillo, this community of young professionals (ages 20-40) invite you to join unique experiences, grow professionally and personally, and make a difference in the community. Members are involved in a wide variety of Amarillo’s business, civic and service endeavors.
Chamber After Hours
Any Amarillo Chamber event is widely attended, but Chamber After Hours is particularly fun because the location rotates between different Chamber members’ businesses. You’ll network and hang out at a potentially new place while enjoying drinks and food with other professionals and community members.
This weekly one-on-one interview podcast features the people and stories of Amarillo, Texas. Guided by local author Jason Boyett, you’ll hear from city leaders, behind-the-scenes influencers, artists, civil servants, entrepreneurs and other surprising guests making an impact in Amarillo—and beyond.
Amarillo's premier local magazine, Brick & Elm, is locally owned and dedicated to this region. Not only will you enjoy the superb quality of literary genius from the local editors, you'll also find so many gems from local businesses, non-profits, restaurants, events and stories. Dive into the Amarillo culture! You can also subscribe to their Brickly newsletter for free at the bottom of their website.
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How Much More Do You Get in Amarillo?
Learn how Amarillo’s low cost of living allows residents to have more time, income, and opportunities to enjoy their city compared to other regions.
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The THRIVE Scholarship: Putting the ‘Community’ in Community College
Amarillo College’s THRIVE scholarship supports the needs of 8,500+ local students, providing generous community support that’s attracting national recognition.
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Panhandle With Care: How Amarillo’s Role as the Region’s Medical Hub Benefits the Local Community
Learn how Amarillo’s acclaimed hospitals, universities, and health initiatives make it the medical hub of the Panhandle and one of the best cities to live in Texas.
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