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From cover to cover, TYLER TODAY has so much for you to discover! Read the best of Tyler SIX times per year. Each issue is filled with the BEST of TYLER! Enjoy articles that inspire, inform, and entertain. TYLER TODAY brings you the best of Tyler─today, tomorrow, and always!

Join TYLER TODAY in support of LIVE, LOVE TYLER! Shop local for retail, dining, contracting, banking, and more! Be #RoseCityStrong today and always! Read our cover story The TJC-Ukraine Connection. featuring Yeva Kononovych, Yeva Kramarova and Meela Mejia. Check out our special sections and guides: Tyler Cattle Barons’ Gala, Congrats to the Class of 2022, Education, and Tyler Area Builder’s Parade of Homes™ . . . plus Business, Dining, Entertainment, Health, Home, Local, Shopping and so much more! Enjoy TYLER through the pages of TYLER TODAY─Tyler’s oldest and only city magazine since 1989.


8          United Way of Smith County Announces $2,040,834 Campaign Results by Noel Martin>READ MORE

10        From the Editor>READ MORE

20        East Texas Symphony Orchestra Post Concert Reception at Southside Bank by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE

28        Runway for Hope benefiting Bethesda Health Clinic by Francie Batten Hodges>READ MORE 

31        Special Section: Neon Rose – Tyler Cattle Barons’ Gala sponsored by Cavender’s >READ MORE

42        “I’ll Fight” Doing the Most Good Fundraising Luncheon by Philip Burn and Noel Martin>READ MORE

44        Summer Is Here by Holli Fourniquet>READ MORE

46        Miracles Begin with You! benefiting Children’s Miracle Network by Bowen Hardy and Inkredible Events>READ MORE

48        Spirit of Landscaping by Marybeth McCown>READ MORE

52        Zoo News: Welcome Home Steve Marshall by Paul Swen>READ MORE

56        2022 Women’s Symphony League Ball “Symphony of Jewels” by Donna Cummings Photography>READ MORE

62        Cover Story: The TJC-Ukraine Connection by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

68        20th Annual Education Section>READ MORE

70        35th Annual BMW of Tyler Patriot Golf Classic and Southside Bank Million Dollar Hole-In-One by Danielle Joubert/UT Tyler>READ MORE

74        Fine Arts by Jennifer Hines>READ MORE

76        East Texas Communities Foundation Scholarship Reception by Grace Malone Moreno>READ MORE

78        Merging Cultures: A Student’s Perspective on Boarding School by Terry Kim>READ MORE

82        Tyler Tomorrow – Shiloh Smith: From Cancer to 4-H Champion by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

86        Authors Among Us by Sharon Thayer>READ MORE 

88        20th Annual Education Guide>READ MORE 

96        Engineering Company Invests in Future Engineers by Beverley Golden>READ MORE 

98        Tyler Yesterday: The Original Tyler High School>READ MORE 

102      Special Section: Congratulations Graduates – Class of 2022 sponsored by TJC>READ MORE 

114      2022 Father’s Day Shopping Guide>READ MORE 

116      Favorite Memories of Our Fathers by Robert Marlin>READ MORE 

118      Doctor Luke Beloved Physician Awards Ceremony & Dinner benefiting Bethesda Health Clinic by Francie Batten Hodges>READ MORE 

120      Tribute to Courage: Double Amputee Empowered to Inspire and Care for Others by UT Health East Texas Marketing Staff>READ MORE 

122      The Hospice of East Annual Meeting & Celebration by Francie Batten Hodges>READ MORE 

124      Go with the Flow by Terrence Ates>READ MORE 

126       A Patient’s Journey Through Cancer Starts with the Right Team by Autumn Rainwater>READ MORE 

128      Legends Dinner honoring Andy Wall benefiting Cancer Foundation for Life and FitSteps for Life by Francie Batten Hodges>READ MORE 

130      21st Annual TYLER TODAY Home Section celebrating the Tyler Area Builder’s Association 69th Annual Parade of Homes™>READ MORE 

132      Building Dreams: Shortages by Eddie Clark>READ MORE 

134      Tyler Area Builders Association Spring General Meeting by Noel Martin>READ MORE 

138      Home Style: A Country Retreat Custom-built for the Quinns by Robert Marlin>READ MORE 

148      2022 Historic Tyler Candlelight Tour and Garden Party by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE 

154      21st Annual TYLER TODAY Guide celebrating the TABA 69th Annual Parade of Homes™>READ MORE 

164      Women’s Fund of Smith County Mother’s Day Luncheon by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE 

168      Special Section: TABA Parade of Homes™ sponsored by BMW of Tyler>READ MORE 

178      The TEDC Report: Certified Economic Developer Designation by Scott Martinez>READ MORE 

180      Texas Energy Matters: 11th Annual Energy Summit Northeast Texas 2022 by Robert Marlin>READ MORE 

182      Market Volatility: Taken in Perspective by Jose A. Feliciano>READ MORE 

184      Potential Benefits of US Tort Reform by Dr. M. Ray Perryman>READ MORE 

186      The Pros and Cons of Refinancing a Car by Brian Selph>READ MORE 

187      East Texas Crisis Center Wine & Cheese Party by David J. White>READ MORE 

188       Some Summer Fun by Caleb Bell>READ MORE 

190       Thru the Lens>READ MORE 

192       Dining & Entertainment Guide>READ MORE