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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Governor names Greater San Marcos Partnership president to state board

Greater San Marcos Partnership president Adriana Cruz is among three people appointed today to the state’s new Economic Incentive Oversight board by Gov. Greg Abbott.

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Letter: United Way will be good steward of $400K in flood recovery donations

United Way of Hays County board chair KIM PORTERFIELD writes, “by working together in a transparent and collaborative manner, Hays and Caldwell counties will emerge from this natural disaster stronger and healthier.”

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Chamber announces Business Expo for September

The Greater San Marcos Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 28th annual San Marcos Chamber Business Expo will take place on Sept. 4-5.

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

And the winners are … Taste of Hays County people’s choice

For the third year, Palmer's Restaurant, Bar and Courtyard was voted Best Overall at United Way's Taste of Hays County showcase.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Three chosen for San Marcos Women’s Hall of Fame

Three local women with a combined total of more than 80 years of volunteer service will be honored at the annual San Marcos Women’s Hall of Fame recognition program on Nov. 2.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

United Way’s ‘Boot Scootin’ Foodie’ event this weekend

The 2nd Annual Taste of Hays County: Boot Scootin’ Foodie will feature food prepared by restaurants and businesses from all over the county and live music on Sept. 25.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

United Way taking funding applications from charities

United Way of Hays County are accepting applications from health and human service agencies interested in seeking funding from UWHC for the 2012 funding cycle.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

SOAR seeks donations and volunteers for education fair

Seeking Opportunities, Achieving Results (SOAR) will hold its third annual San Marcos Education Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the San Marcos Conference Center on Oct. 9. Donations are being solicited from area businesses for prizes and...

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Texas State, local education partners, receive $50K grant

Texas State and its education partners in San Marcos have received a $50,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to publicize the college option for grade school students.

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

July proclaimed Early Literacy Month in San Marcos

July was proclaimed "Early Literacy Month" by the City of San Marcos in recognition and support of the organizations that have initiated a book drive to collect books for 1,700 area children.

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