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Megan Dupree Outreach Coordinator and Jacob Huereca COO at Connections Individual and Family Services tell Rachel some important things to keep in mind to maintain our mental health during these times. They talk about how they are still housing homeless youth and give us a mental health hotline.

Eloise Hudson Communications Coordinator for CASA of Central Texas tells Rachel that even though we are in a health crisis, CASA is still training volunteers online via Zoom.

Rachel speaks with Comal County Judge Sherman Krause about the importance of observing the “Stay Home, Work Safe” order in combating the spread of Covid-19.

Ian Taylor CEO New Braunfels Utilities tells Rachel how NBU has infrastructure in place to respond to catastrophic events such as Covid-19.

Rachel Speaks with New Braunfels Mayor Barron Casteel about the impact of Covid-19 on our community and the city’s response.
Ken Lowry Executive Director with The Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation tells Rachel about the obstacle they are facing regarding funding and the red tape over “congregate” vs “delivery” of much needed nutritional meals for our seniors and how we can help.
Alice Jewell CEO the McKenna Foundation tells Rachel about the Comal Emergency Relief Fund, put in place to assist our community with hardships presented by Covid-19.
Major Roman Leal with the Salvation Army tells Rachel about their efforts to combat homelessness in our community, their joint efforts with other local non- profit organizations, and the “Pathway of Hope” program.
Kristen Fain Program Officer for the McKenna Foundation tells Rachel the importance of the 2020 Census and about the Complete Count Committee.
Martie Simpson Volunteer on the Board of the United Way of Comal County and Campaign Chair tells Rachel how th United Way receives funds from local donors and the annual Gruene Music and Wine Fest, and how we can help to support the U.W. through work programs.
JoAnn Daxon and Debbie Dickensheets with Recovery Werks tell Rachel about their mission and the upcoming Breakfast Gala Fundraiser on March 18th.
Melissa Krause Executive Director of Communications and External Affairs talks with Rachel about the upcoming NBU Kinderschuhe 5K a benefit run for Communities In Schools to help them purchase shoes for kids in need in our community.
Gretchen Pruitt Library Director at the NB Public Library tells Rachel about the many resources at the Library and how they are now FINE FREE.
Donna Eccleston Compliance Chair with the United Way of Comal County tells Rachel about the web-based grant process and how it helps them to partner with local non-profit organizations to invest in their success. Community Connection is sponsored by veramenditx.com

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