News of Our World
A busy and fulfilling summer is just around the corner here at KOPR!
Central Market is gearing up for Passaporte Brasil! From April 24 to May 7, CM stores will celebrate the storied, flavorful culture of Brazil with a two-week festival. KOPR teamed up with Central Market store staff to host a media preview event, giving an advance look for local media at some of the wonderful Brazilian offerings to come. Click here to see photos! (Passaporte Brasil photos) Also, Central Market Westgate is busy remodeling their store. Stay tuned for details to come on the new features that will be added to the store.
St. David’s Foundation recently announced grants totaling $370,000 to more than 30 health care-related nonprofits and agencies, supplementing the funds raised by the Foundation’s grant partners during Amplify Austin, a 24-hour fund drive. The Foundation’s annual fundraising event, Toast of the Town, is now in full swing. All the funds raised from Toast of the Town will benefit the Neal Kocurek Scholarship Fund to support area students who pursue a medical career. The Foundation will be announcing additional grants in late June, so watch this space for more information!
On June 13th, Preservation Austin will host their second event in a series of house cocktail parties, taking place in historic Austin homes and featuring an award winning mixologist. After over fifty years of working to preserve historic Austin, this well-regarded nonprofit is stepping into the future with a positive outlook and a bold image. KOPR is honored to provide pro bono public relations assistance to Preservation Austin.
Longhorn Network, for whom KOPR serves as local media contact, notes that Google Fiber is bringing their service to Austin and will include Longhorn Network among its offerings. Go Horns!
Here’s wishing everyone a productive and rewarding Summer 2013!