Tag Archives: Volunteering

RecognizeGood Photo: Legend Betty Hendrix

Congratulations, Betty!

April 2011 Legend Betty Hendrix, one of our all-time favorite award winners, began volunteering with the Red Cross during World War II.  At the time of her Legend ceremony, she had booked 67 years of volunteer service – and she …

RecognizeGood Graphic : Austin Pets Alive!

Austin Pets Alive Volunteer Orientation

Today’s #ATXgood recommendation goes out to all animal lovers!  Austin is chock-full of fantastic groups and organizations who advocate on behalf of our animal community, and is regularly named on lists of America’s most pet-friendly cities.  There are a dozen …

RecognizeGood Photo: Little Helping Hands

RecognizeGood Spotlight: Little Helping Hands

Today’s Spotlight shines on Little Helping Hands, an Austin non-profit group that’s been providing family-friendly volunteer opportunities since June 2009.  Families with children as young as 3 years old can visit the Little Helping Hands website (LittleHelpingHands.org) …

RecognizeGood Photo: Jack & Janelle Hadsell

Legends For Life: Jack & Janelle Hadsell

Let me tell you about two remarkable people…

Back in 2010, Recognize Good awarded two extraordinary people, Jack and Janelle Hadsell. Jack Hadsell, 85, has been volunteering since he retired from teaching 30 years ago. He started out throwing …

RecognizeGood Photo: Legends Jim and Martha Wallace

October Legends, Jim and Martha Wallace

Together, Jim and Martha Wallace have led a life of public service we should all strive to emulate, dedicating themselves to improving the quality of life for others for over 30 years. In his professional life, Jim served Texas as …

RecognizeGood Photo: Legends John Lorek and Felix Madrid

July Legends: John Lorek and Felix Madrid

This summer we had the opportunity to recognize two men, John Lorek and Felix Madrid. They were acknowledged as our July 2012 RecognizeGood Legends and honored with a “Pay-It-Forward” donation of $1,000 to Central Texas Ability Sports. The ceremony took …