Volunteer Safely at Home or in Person During Global Volunteer Month

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April is Global Volunteer Month, a time to recognize the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges. Launched last year by Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, Global...

Using Play to Combat Your Child’s Stress and Loneliness

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With the pandemic continuing to disrupt routines, you may have growing anxieties about how the extended crisis will affect your child’s social and emotional health long-term. A new survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of...

A Brief History of Valentine’s Day

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February is full of mixed emotions for a lot of people, happiness, joy, romance, indifference and even bitterness. There is nothing wrong with the month itself but rather, the associations and ideas that surround...

The Governor’s Committee To Support The Military Releases 2020 Report

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The Governor’s Committee to Support the Military today released their 2020 report with recommendations for policy changes and legislative action to improve education, health care, quality of life, workforce development, encroachment, and infrastructure as they relate...

4 Ways to Uplift Small Businesses in Your Community

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With nearly half of all Americans employed by a small business, these establishments need our support more than ever. According to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, 46 percent of business owners surveyed have...

Share the Love this National Donor Day

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National Donor Day, aptly recognized every Valentine’s Day on February 14, is an annual opportunity to share you love and compassion with friends, family and your community. Here are a few ways you can...

Maintaining a Sense of Normalcy While Routines Stay Disrupted

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With the roll-out of the vaccine taking place slowly, it may be awhile longer before life returns completely to normal. However, if you have been working remotely, it may be a good idea to...

Governor Abbott Issues Proclamation Recognizing January 28th As Sexual Assault Survivors Day In Texas

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Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation in recognition of Sexual Assault Survivors Day in Texas. House Bill 2298, authored by Representative Tan Parker during the 86th Legislative Session, established January 28th as Sexual Assault Survivors Day...

The Salvation Army to Utilize Day Center in Support of Homeless

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The Salvation Army of Lufkin is planning to reopen their former Adult Day Center as a safe place of rest, comfort, and education, for those experiencing homelessness. This center, prior to the pandemic, provided...

Chick-fila-A Provides Support Through Bowls of Soup

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The Salvation Army of Lufkin is always in need of support of the community, and Chick-fil-a has stepped up once again. Now, through the end of January, if you purchase a bowl of soup,...