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Spiderman shows that wearing a face-covering is both cool and safe. Here, he makes a stop at H.E.B.  Check the city's Facebook page for other sightings of the superhero. (City of Waco photo by Dori Helm)


From the blog

Three Things

Safe patriotism

COVID-19 has made this Independence Day, unlike others. This virus is deadly, and it spreads easily. Yet, it presents a strange challenge because people who carry the virus may not feel sick but can still spread the virus to others. As a result, health leaders are strongly urging us to party with our own households -- not with extended family, friends, or strangers. Good advice. Stay #WacoSafe!

Fireworks flashback

As your household parties, turn on the TV for some fireworks. The Waco City Cable Channel will replay the 2019 H-E-B Fireworks Extravaganza for everyone to enjoy virtually from the comfort and safety of their homes. The fireworks show, along with music from the Waco Community Band, will air at 9 p.m. Friday, July 3, and again at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 4. WCCC-TV can be viewed on Spectrum Cable Channel 10 and in HD on Grande channel 810. It can also be viewed online at the WCCC.TV website.

What we learn from contact tracing

Mayor Kyle Deaver shared Wednesday about what COVID-19 contact tracers are discovering in their conversations with those infected with the virus. See a short video of the mayor’s comments.



Sat Jul 11
Brazos River Cleanup (Keep Waco Beautiful)

Wed Jul 15
1,000 Friends of Waco (Greater Waco Chamber)


Good Neighbor Settlement House at 2301 Colcord is again offering a small workspace (50 sq. feet fits a desk, a chair or two, some closet/shelving space, 2 windows) in our main building for someone who wants to rent a small office space but also have access to a bathroom, kitchen, back porch with seating area, and a large waiting room if needed. It will be available starting August 1. The rent of $350.00 includes all utilities and has its own AC and Heater, Wifi and use of a coffee maker in the kitchen! Groups may be sharing the other rooms in the house and kitchen, although it is pretty quiet during the day. It does have plenty of street parking if needed. You will have your own entrance and your own locked door. There are 2 women who live upstairs in the same building. Look at our web site to find out more about Good Neighbor:

Waco Foundation and the United Way of Waco-McLennan County have partnered to create the COVID-19 Community Response Fund to provide support to individuals and families in our community. One hundred percent of COVID-19 Community Response Funds will go to individuals and families in need due to circumstances related to the pandemic. Businesses and community members are invited to contribute to the fund. (Posted 5/29/20)

Heart of Texas WorkForce is helping parents who work or attend classes at least 25 hours per week to find child care. (Posted 5/29/20)




Virtual Zumba Class - Join me for virtual ZUMBA! Dance & sweat from the comfort of your home! Take all 3 classes and get Saturday FREE! Pls send payment and text me your name at least 15min before class. Let's do this 2543075777 ways to pay: Cash App: $amandag254 Venmo:

Monday 6:30pm- $3, Tuesday 6:30pm- $2, Wednesday 6:30pm-$3, Saturday 11:00am- $3 (Posted 5/23/20)



Jobs & Job Related

  • Director of Operations - StartUp Waco is looking for a Director of Operations that will be responsible for three distinct areas that are vital to their organization's success. These include the management of the physical space, internal communications, and daily operation of the organization. (7/2)
  • Site Coordinator - Responsible for overseeing the daily operations, supervision, and management of Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas programs at a specified public school campus. (7/2)
  • Groundsman - Methodist Children's Home. The Groundsman is a member of the Plant Department and reports to the Property Administrator. The primary areas of responsibility include the maintenance and landscaping of grounds. (7/2)
  • Youth Care Counselor Supervisor - Methodist Children's Home is looking for a Youth Care Counselor Supervisor responsible for the supervision and management of the child care staff assigned to the group home. (7/2)
  • Parent Educator - Prosper Waco is looking for a Parent Educator that will be responsible for assisting the implementation of district parent involvement/education activities and programs. (6/4)
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