Month: April 2019

Local Focus
Non-Profit Spotlight

Non-Profit Spotlight: A Better Us

A Better Us is a youth outreach non-profit corporation located and operated here in Central Texas. Our mission is to empower, educate and steer the youth in the community towards a better life and future. We do this by a mentoring program that allows the adolescents in our community to be paired with a mentor […]

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Letter's From the Editor

Letter From the Editor – Spring 2019

Hey y’all and welcome back to Let’s Connect! Our magazine has a very specific intention of connecting communities and citizens of Central Texas and the surrounding areas. Our magazine has allowed us to place a footprint in our area and we are happy to shine a light on the local stars and heroes who don’t […]

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Sports

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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Community Voices
Non-Profit Spotlight

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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Local Focus
Non-Profit Spotlight

Non-Profit Spotlight: C.A.S.A.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (C.A.S.A.) WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A CASA VOLUNTEER When a child enters the foster care system because his or her home is no longer safe, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer to help them. That volunteer is a Court Appointed Special Advocate®, or a CASA. CASA volunteers are screened, […]

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Local Focus
Non-Profit Spotlight

Non-Profit Spotlight: Garden of Hope Central Texas

Garden of Hope Texas Garden of Hope’s mission is to provide a safe, caring place for children entering the foster care system from the very beginning of their foster care experience until they can be returned to their families, or placed with loving foster care families. We endeavor to decrease fear and anxiety by keeping […]

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Local Focus
Ministry

Words of Inspiration: Anita Armstrong

What Season Are We In? To the natural mind when asked that question we readily respond with one of the four seasons such as; spring, winter, fall, or summer. That is the obvious way to respond, but what I am referring to is what season are we in spiritually. Just like the earth our body […]

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Let's Connect Feature

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

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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