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First Lady Cecilia Abbott and OneStar Foundation Announce 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Awards Recipients
13 AUG 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN, TX – Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, and OneStar Foundation today announced the recipients of the 36th annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards. These awards honor the exemplary service of individuals, groups and organizations that have made a significant and measurable contribution to their communities through service and volunteering. “Texans are generous by nature,” Mrs. Abbott said. “And I am so honored to celebrate the amazing generosity of these ten outs...


Governor Abbott Names Vice Chair And Appoints Five To OneStar National Service Commission
22 MAY 2019

Governor Abbott Names Vice Chair And Appoints Five To OneStar National Service Commission May 20, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lonnie Hsia and Lori Stevens and reappointed Kirk Beckert, Ronnie Hagerty, Ph.D., and Roger O’Dell to the OneStar National Service Commission for terms set to expire on March 3, 2021. Additionally, the Governor named Annette Juba vice chair. The Board promotes volunteerism in Texas and oversees the administration of the AmeriCorps programs for the state. Lonnie Hsia of Round Rock is a p...


Governor Abbott Names Chair, Vice Chair And Appoints Six To OneStar Foundation
22 MAY 2019

Governor Abbott Names Chair, Vice Chair And Appoints Six To OneStar Foundation May 20, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Robert G. “Bob” Wright, II to the OneStar Foundation for a term set to expire on March 3, 2021. Additionally, the Governor appointed Elexis Grimes and Michael Parker for terms set to expire on March 3, 2020 and reappointed Yvonne S. “Bonnie” Brown, Benjamin A. Montañez, and Randy H. Skinner for terms set to expire on March 3, 2022. The Governor named Wright as chair and Brown as vice...


First Lady Cecilia Abbott Announces 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards Recipients
15 AUG 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Lady Cecilia Abbott Announces 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards Recipients AUSTIN – Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 35th annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards, today announced the 2018 award recipients. The Governor’s Volunteer Awards, administered by OneStar Foundation, honor the contributions of individuals, businesses and organizations in Texas that have made a positive impact in their commu...


Please Join the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service July 19th in Waco
10 JUL 2018

Join the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service for a public meeting in Waco, TX on Thursday, July 19 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Dewey Community Center. The meeting will feature a panel discussion with members of the faith community in Waco who will address how critical community needs are met through service.  Liz Darling, CEO at OneStar Foundation will be a speaker and member of the panel.  Whether you currently serve or have not, this is an opportunity to hear from local leaders on the efforts happening in the city and surrounding areas. T...