News of Our World
Spring is in the air, and things are blooming here at KOPR!
In client news, Central Market has unveiled that Italy will be the country featured during this year’s Passport celebration! Slated for April 30 – May 13, Passport Italy will display a variety of authentic Italian products that are sure to entice your taste buds. From fresh-made pastas to hand-stretched mozzarella, Central Market will create a delicious Italian experience during this two-week celebration.
For the second year in a row, St. David’s Foundation has swept us away in its support to grant partners during the 2014 Amplify Austin fundraising effort. With grants totaling $875,000 to more than 40 health care related nonprofits and agencies, St. David’s Foundation well over doubled last year’s numbers- certainly amping up the giving! The 24-hour fundraising campaign exceeded expectations, raising a record $5.7 million for nearly 500 Central Texas nonprofits and charities, and truly proving that Austinites love and support their city!
Be on the lookout for a red carpet rolling out all over Austin this spring! St. David’s Foundation will feature a star-studded lineup for this year’s Toast of the Town, taking place April 11 – May 18. All proceeds from Toast of the Town will provide for scholarships to Central Texas high school graduates pursuing a healthcare career.
Longhorn Network has delighted us with an array of programming highlights, including music, public affairs and academics. From a live performance of alternative rock band Nelo to an inside look at political powerhouse couple James Carville and Mary Matalin, LHN has continued its commitment to feature the academic and cultural side of UT.
Stay tuned for the annual Orange and White Spring game, kicking off on April 19 and exclusively airing on Longhorn Network. We can’t wait to see what Coach Strong and the Longhorn football team have in store for us!
It’s been an exciting year so far for our clients! We look forward to sharing more news as we look forward to summer.
Here’s wishing everyone a happy spring!