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Let’s Connect Feature: Taundra Noel, Igniting Your Purpose

Motivation, inspiration, and drive can be derived from many sources. The most important source for all three is from within one’s self. The ability to harness these God-given super powers not only enriches your own life, but unlocks your ability to impact and evolve other’s lives as well. Taundra Noel Shaw is the living, breathing […]

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Let’s Connect Feature: Jay Arnold, Speak Easy

Jarard Arnold is that the founder of Habla Con Jay, which is an up-and-coming language teaching/tutoring business that aims to help non-Spanish speakers learn Spanish in ways that they can understand. Jay plans to help the world speak easy! The Spanish to English translation of the business name is “speak with Jay,” Arnold sees the […]

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Let’s Connect Feature: Tee Sanders, Laughing Matters

Tee Sanders is taking the comedy world by storm. She has carved out a place in a crowded field by working hard and bringing the funny every damn day. Smack dab in the middle of booking shows across the country and fresh off the road, Let’s Connect Magazine sat down with Tee to find out […]

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Let’s Connect Feature: Kerry Ann Frazier, Life’s Theatre

Let’s Connect staff writer Shon Scott takes a closer look at Kerry Ann Zamora Frazier! Shon Scott – What led you to write plays/theater? Kerry Ann – I began writing at a very early age. As an only child, I was often alone at adult events and I enjoyed creating characters as I watched adults […]

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Let’s Connect Feature: JJustine, The Art of Emotion

Jasmine Justine, musically known as JJustine, runs the gamut of talent. She sings from her soul whether she’s laying vocals on her own track or stepping in to feature for a fellow music artist. As if timed perfectly, Let’s Connect is featuring the young songbird as she embarks on a new journey in life, motherhood. […]

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Let’s Connect Featured: Reshard Hicks, Classic Man

World Combat Federation boxing champion Reshard ‘Too Quick’ Hicks is fresh off his latest bout. Hicks earned a victory over Jairo Castaneda on December 8th, 2018 to lift his record to 11-0-1. In celebration of the win, Reshard was joined by some of his greatest supporters at the Chill Grill in Killeen, Texas.

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Let’s Connect Featured: Tee Word, In-Depth

Since Let’s Connect was created, the vision of the magazine has been focused on shining a spotlight on the movers and shakers of the Central Texas area; Giving a voice to those looking to further a brand and celebrating the activities of Central Texas youth. Three issues in, the brainchild of Tee Word has thoroughly […]

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Let’s Connect Feature: Jose Segarra, The Road to Success

Let’s Connect Feature Jose Segarra: The Road to Success Mayor Jose Segarra is a shining example of the heart of Killeen, Texas. He offers a quiet demeanor and a wonderful story of his arrival as a pillar of the Central Texas community. His journey began in Ponce, Puerto Rico but quickly shifted to the Southside […]

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Let’s Connect Feature: Educated Angels

Let’s Connect Feature: Educated Angels Educated Angels is a group of community partners who desire to give back to children and young adults in our Central Texas area.  We strive to help those in need, those with a disability and those who want to improve not only themselves, but to contribute to our community in […]

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Staff Spotlight: Jack Heron

Tee Word: As the newest member of the Let’s Connect and Symphonic Skin writing team, what can readers expect from you as a writer? Jack: Readers can expect a unique voice. I’m on a team of greats but I also have every intention of creating material that readers can’t get anywhere else. TW: Writing professionally […]

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Let’s Connect Business: Lisa Kelly, Grabbagreen

Who is Lisa, and what do you do at Grabbagreen restaurant? I am a United States Army Veteran, a nurse, a health and fitness enthusiast and a community wellness advocate. I am the owner of Grabbagreen and center all my efforts on educating the community on proper nutrition and living their best life. What is […]

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Ministry

Words of Inspiration: Helping Homeless in Killeen

Helping Homeless in Killeen (HHIK) provides a warm and welcoming environment for the homeless and less fortunate individuals in the Killeen community for over five years now. This God led outreach ministry is an extension of Anointed Christian Church located at 333 East Avenue D in downtown Killeen. Every Monday morning from 7am-8am this ministry […]

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Local Focus: Svenja Jefferson, Beauty Mark

Staff Writer Tee Word checks in with beauty and makeup specialist Svenja Jefferson! LC: Your line of work is very intimate and detail oriented. Is it intimidating to perform such a personal task for your clients? SJ: It can be intimidating sometimes because we’re talking about a (semi) permanent procedure in someone’s face but thanks […]

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Staff Spotlight: Anita Y. Armstrong

Anita Y. Armstrong is the founder of Inner Circle Ministries Management; a Client Administration Firm. Many have referred to her as a “Dream Pusher” and “Selfless Servant”. She is a creative content writer for several social media outlets, book editor of over six published books, youth art instructor, in addition to being a poet. She […]

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Non-Profit Spotlight: Teach Them to Love (T3L) Community Outreach

ABOUT US Teach Them to Love (T3L) Community Outreach OUTREACH T3L (Teach Them To Love Outreach Ministries) is a Community Outreach Support and Christian Counseling Center. We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization serving the community with relevant, evidence-based practices outreach programs. Our services are Holistically designed to those suffering from Family Violence, Substance […]

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Community Voices: Denetra V. Moore

Passion and drive are words often used when describing the educator and author Denetra V. Moore. She is a visionary who sets out to accomplish all dreams that God has laid before her. The heart of Moore is to bring understanding and voice to the community of military families through her children’s books. The frequent lifestyle changes, parental absences, and […]

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Let’s Connect Feature: Psalmist Truenice

Psalmist Truenice is best described as the “unstoppable worshiper.” The worship leader, youth leader, author, speaker, singer/songwriter, and mother uses her God-given gift of singing to set the atmosphere for a memorable worship experience. Her gospel music ministry aims to “reach the lost at any cost” by encouraging them to heal and grow. Truenice has […]

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Community Voices: Dutchess Arpoet, Daddy Please

Daddy Please… Daddy please don’t go I screamed as loud as I could Come back… I promise to be good. I’ll never throw another fit When I don’t get my way, I need you more than I show Daddy please stay I see the tears in your eyes Are they for me? I’ll she’d many […]

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Community Corner with Tina Capito

Powered by Educated Angels The first annual Killeen Independent School District’s Special Olympics was scheduled for April 13th, 2019, however, inclement weather has forced the event to be moved to August 10th, 2019. The Special Olympics will be held in conjunction with the 2019 Ultimate Back to School Bash and Softball Tournament. Thank you to […]

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Community Voices: Carla Iris

As a writer and radio host, I always find it to be a fun experience when interviewing music artists and creatives because their minds can take you on a journey. In addition, I’m able to gather a firsthand account of the hurdles they’ve overcome to produce their works of art. Recording artists Carla Iris is […]

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Community Voices: Anita Armstrong

Community Voices Anita Y. Armstrong is the founder of Inner Circle Ministries Management, a client administration firm. Many have referred to her as a “Dream Pusher” and “Selfless Servant”. She is a creative content writer for several social media outlets, editor of five published books, in addition to being a poet. She was the lead […]

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Sports Focus: Ced Brooks, Hoop Dreams

Let’s Connect: You have been an exceptional basketball player for as long as I’ve known you. What has your basketball journey been like? Ced Brooks: My journey has been very unique and rare, definitely has it’s ups and downs. With a lot more ups than downs of course. My journey started at Comanche Youth Center, […]

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Texas NBA Basketball- Tip Off

NBA Basketball – Tip Off Dallas Mavericks The young Mavericks are coming off an abysmal 2017-18 season that saw them got 24-58 finishing 13th in the Western Conference. But the bright side for the Mavericks they were finally able to sign former Clippers center Deandre Jordan after not being able to sign him in 2015. […]

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Non-Profit Spotlight: For My Prince

What was the motivation to found For My Prince? My motivation was to engage African American/Black parents and children in playing in fun and safe environments together and with the community. I don’t like seeing our children roaming the streets, in places unattended by adults, or simply parents not knowing what to do with their […]

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Kid’s Konfessions with Kelli

Kid’s Konfessions with Kelli So…I did a thing. I signed up for 7th grade athletics. Compared to 6th grade, 7th grade is pretty hard. Especially in athletics! P.E. was so much easier; you walked, you sat, you went to your next class…ha. When the choice was given, I chose athletics because I wanted a chance […]

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Salute to Service: Honoring Veterans

Salute to Service Honoring Veterans Veteran’s Day in the United States is celebrated on November 11th annually. The day is observed for Americans to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. Veterans. According to www.military.com “Vetereran’s Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end […]

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Salute to Service: Purple Heart Award

Salute to Service Military Order of the Purple Heart “As you travel the Purple Heart Trails, please take a moment to remember the sacrifices that have been paid for our nation’s freedom.” The Purple Heart is specifically a combat decoration and it is our nation’s oldest military medal. It was first created by General George […]