September 27, 2015
Masonic Lodge Meeting – One partner attended the Masonic Lodge Meeting for two hours.
September 24, 2015
First Methodist Church Food Pantry – Two partners volunteered to help sort and pack food at the local food pantry for six hours.
September 21, 2015
Masonic Lodge Meeting – A partner attended the Masonic Lodge Meeting for six hours.
September 16 – 17, 2015
Food Pantry – Two partners volunteered to work at the local food pantry for six hours. They helped sort and box food.
September 11, 2015
ExtraPoint – Two partners presented a check during the football halftime activities to the school for $1,000.
August 8, 2015
Back-to-School Give Away – One partner worked with the Masonic Lodge and St. Joe Baptist Church to give school supplies to local school children for two hours.
July 31, 2015
Delivered Food – Store Director Larry Carpenter and his wife delivered food purchased from Brookshire’s throughout the community for low-income families. This ministry is preformed by First United Methodist Church in Columbia.
June 4 – 6, 2015
Lion’s Club Rodeo – Four partners prepared hot dogs, served as cashiers and delivered products and supplies. They volunteered for 31 hours benefiting the Lion’s Club.
May 23, 2015
Blend of the River – Two partners served meals to ticket holders for four hours benefiting the Columbia Art Museum.
January – March, 2015
Giving Spirit Food Pantry – The food pantry buys all their food from Brookshire’s and then they distribute the food in the community to the needy. Partners volunteer to help stack and sort the items for the Food Pantry to disperse.
March 7, 2015
Fresh 15 – Seven partners drove to Tyler, Texas to volunteer to help with the Fresh 15 Race held at Fresh in Tyler.
March 6, 2015
Lion’s Club Pancake Supper – Two partners delivered and set up products for the Lion’s Club Pancake Supper. They volunteered for four hours.
November 1, 2014
BBQ and Blues Festival – Partners participated in the pork cooking and serving competition and won two first place prizes. Five partners participated for 41 hours.
October 25, 2014
Goblins in the Park – Several partners volunteered at the Brookshire’s booth at Goblins in the Park. This is a community wide event where kids come out and trick or treat. Partners passed out candy for 140 hours.
October 11, 2014
Art & Folk Festival – Two partners volunteered to help out in the Art Festival and with the community fish fry to fund the district attorney elections.
August 7, 2014
Back to School Bash – Eight partners volunteered for 12 hours helping with sorting and passing out school supplies.
June 5 – 7, 2014
Columbia Lion’s Club Rodeo – Partners volunteered for 36 hours working in the concession stand during the rodeo. They helped deliver the product, set up and serve.
May 9, 2014
Caldwell Parish Relay for Life – Partners formed a team and they set up a tent and sold glow stick and hot dogs to raise money for their Relay for Life goal.
May 9, 2014
Mother’s Day Cakes – Partners took 175 undecorated caked to Columbia Elementary and each grade would come in and partners would help them decorate cakes for Mother’s Day. They volunteered for twenty hours.
May 3, 2014
Relay for Life Bake Sale – Many partners bought and make home baked goods to sell with all proceeds benefitting their Relay for Life Goal.
April 26, 2014
Blend of the River Men’s Cooking Event – Two partners volunteered for sixteen hours cooking and serving 15 slabs of ribs, boudin and sausage.
November 2, 2013
Main 2 Main BBQ & Blues – Event was held on the Ouachita and partners volunteered for twenty-three hours to help set up and take down.
October 26, 2013
The Sawmill Festival – A partner volunteered for four hours during the annual event.
October 26, 2013
Goblins in the Park – Event was held at the Thurman Walking Park in Grayson and five partners volunteered to set up a booth and pass out candy to local children for forty-one hours.
October 12, 2013
The LA Art & Folk Festival – Three partners volunteered for ten hours.
June 8, 2013
Columbia Rodeo – Two Brookshire stores in the area along with Columbia partners volunteered to assist with the annual rodeo. They partnered with the Lion’s Club and made and served over $19,000.00 worth of concession items with all proceeds benefitting the Columbia Lion’s Club.
May 25, 2013
Kid’s Day – Event was held in the store’s parking lot with eleven partners volunteering. Over sixty three hours was spent organizing and having the event. They had games, face painter and gave out drinks and ice cream bars.
April 27, 2013
Blend of the River – Five volunteers from the store helped set up tables, tents and helped decorate for the event. They volunteered for thirty-five hours.