Which anniversaries are coming up in Georgetown?
2016 took the cake for milestone anniversaries among Georgetown nonprofits. Here, we celebrate a few of these organizations and their dedicated years of service to our community.
10 Year Anniversaries—Aluminum Year
Boys & Girls Club
Williamson County’s Boys & Girls Clubs of America serves more than 800 youths yearly in after-school and summer camp programs.
“I want to say a big thank you to the Georgetown community for the past support—financial, programmatic, and wise counsel. We have a vision and mission to meet, and we hope the community will continue to support us,” director Daniel Anstee says.
The Williamson County Driving While Intoxicated/Drug Court, a comprehensive drug treatment plan, celebrated its 33rd ceremony last November.
“I believe in this program because I’ve seen it work,” says Judge Laura Baker of County Court-at-Law #2.” I’ve seen people’s lives transformed by [the team’s] hard work, dedication, and commitment. I’m so honored to be a part of such a dedicated team.”
Georgetown Area Junior Forum
This collective of philanthropic friends serves Georgetown by volunteering in Fill the Bus, S.A.F.E. Child, Blue Santa, and other programs, mostly focused on aiding children.
“We are a diverse group of women who like to fill the gaps. At Blue Santa, we not only donate toys but also do crafts . . . with the kids,” says member Stephanie Blanck. “We’re all about improving the lives in the community and serving others together.”
150 Year Anniversary—Sesquicentennial
First Baptist Georgetown (FBG)
FBG’s steady growth led the church to two locations before the congregation settled in its current campus on University Avenue.
“When we celebrated our 150th anniversary, we honored our church’s great past—but our expectation is that the future is so much greater,” Joe Ward, executive pastor, says. “The city’s growing, and the church will continue to grow for the foreseeable future.”