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8          Women’s Fund of Smith County Power of the Purse Luncheon by Noah Morris>READ MORE

10        From the Editor>READ MORE

22        Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting by Noel Martin>READ MORE

26        Philanthropy Section: Fulfilling Needs, Providing Hope>READ MORE

28        Walk with Giving Giants by Dawn Franks>READ MORE

32        Champions for Children “Breakfast for Champions” by Rachel Ashcraft>READ MORE

34        Feeding Hope to 1 in 5 East Texans by Michael Hetrick>READ MORE

36        Mistletoe and Magic Gala benefiting The Junior League of Tyler by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE

37        East Texas Food Bank 2nd Annual Hunger Hero Awards by Michael Hetrick>READ MORE

39        Bethesda Birthday “Bashopoly” by Donna Cummings Photography>READ MORE

40        G.I.V.E. – Girls Invested in Volunteer Efforts by Caroline Khalaf and Zoe Lawhorn>READ MORE

42        First Presbyterian Church Celebrates 150th Anniversary by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE

46        Philanthropy Dreams and Visions by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

51        PATH Week Celebration Luncheon by Brooke Moore>READ MORE

52        Smith County Medical Society Alliance “Heels for Healing” by Jan Barton>READ MORE

53        SPCA East Texas “Trunk or Treat” Fall Festival by Kris Kirst>READ MORE

54        Philanthropy: The Giving Guide>READ MORE

60        16th Annual Retirement Section: Not the End . . . Just the Beginning>READ MORE

62        Diane and Jim Lestor: Retire from Your Job; But Never Retire Your Mind by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

66        Retirement Guide>READ MORE

72        Scanning for Warning Signs by Will Knous>READ MORE

74        Train Children in the Way That They Should Go by Terrence Ates>READ MORE

78        Tribute to Courage: Kristin White by Hannah Leitner>READ MORE

80        Seven Things to Do When It’s Cold Outside by Holli Fourniquet>READ MORE

84        Zoo News: To Care, To Give, To Help by Paul Swen>READ MORE

86        Authors Among Us: Popcorn, Potatoes & Pomegranates by Wes M. Bynum>READ MORE

88        88th Annual Texas Rose Festival by James French Photography>READ MORE 

98        Shopping Local Makes Life Better for All in East Texas by Stephanie Gardner>READ MORE

100      Shop Local Shopping Guide>READ MORE

104      22nd Annual Wedding Section: From ‘I do’ to I will’>READ MORE          

108       Wedding Guide>READ MORE

112      Wedding Etiquette: “The Proper Way” to Be Proper by Lana Adams>READ MORE

116      The Wedding of Meredith Cozby and Jamie King>READ MORE

118      The Wedding of MaGee Smith and Jakob Shelton>READ MORE

120      The Wedding of Julia Harrison and Gable Whitacre>READ MORE

122      Building Dream: Design Homes in the Post-pandemic Era by Eddie Clark>READ MORE

128      Home Style: Why Fit in When You Were Born to Stand Out by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

140      The Legacy of “Ye Olde Fox and Belle” Pub by Bruce R. Fox>READ MORE

144      Tyler Yesterday: 110 Years of Educating in East Texas by Janet Ragland>READ MORE

148      #1 High School in ETX by Jennifer Hines>READ MORE

150      The University of Texas at Tyler Celebrates 150 Years of Achievements by Sarah Buchanan>READ MORE

152      Cumberland Academy: Education on the Move, All the Time by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

156      Tyler Tomorrow: God’s Miraculous Timing – Samuel Hsieh by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

158      The TEDC Report: Commissioners Approve Tax Abatement for Technologies by Scott Martinez>READ MORE

160      The Five Biggest Mistakes You Can Make with Your Retirement Savings by Brian Selph>READ MORE

162      ROTH VS. Traditional IRA: Retirement and Estate-planning Advantages by Jose Feliciano>READ MORE

164      The Wrong Medicine by Dr. M. Ray Perryman>READ MORE

166      Norman Rockwell: Drawings, Paintings & Prints by Caleb Bell>READ MORE

168      Dining & Entertainment Guide>READ MORE