Martha’s Home announced its new Director of Development and Public Relations this past April. Sharon Miner will be responsible for leading all fundraiser efforts and marketing for Martha’s Home.

Education Credit Union will open its seventh branch at AmTech Career Academy. The branch will be student-led by senior apprentices from AmTech’s School of Business, Marketing and Finance.

The Amarillo Symphony was awarded a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant in the NEA’s Grants for Arts project category. The grant will support the symphony’s Class Act Education Program.

Holton L. Westbrook recently joined Sprouse Shrader Smith as a new associate attorney. His primary focus will be assisting clients with civil litigation issues.

The Amarillo National Center (ANC) hires Brady Ragland as its chief strategy officer. He starts July 15. Ragland will oversee the development and execution of the facility to lead it into the future.



Lora Haasl was named West Texas A&M University’s Employee of the Year at an all-staff service award ceremony on June 8. Haasl is an 18-year veteran at WT.

The Charles W. “Doc” Graham ’53 DVM, The Texas A&M University System Center officially opened on the West Texas A&M University campus on June 3. The center—located in the northeast corner of WT’s Canyon campus—is home to both the Veterinary Education, Research, and Outreach Building and the Charles W. Graham DVM Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory Building.


Upcoming Events

WT Enterprise Center—20th Anniversary Celebration

July 20,
2300 N. Western St., 4:30 p.m. 

Visit wtenterprise
for details.

Canyon Independence
Day Celebration

July 3

The all-day event will include a Fair on the Square, parade, live music and fireworks. This year’s parade will be themed “Aloha, Canyon.”

22nd Annual Chamber Open Golf Tournament 

July 22, Tascosa Golf Club

Contact Denise at
373-7800 or for details.

Women in Business Breakfast

Aug. 4, 8:30 a.m. 

Proceeds will benefit the Canyon Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund.