Mt. Vernon

October 24, 2015
Wine in the Pine Festival – This festival is held on the downtown plaza in Mt. Vernon. Partners volunteered to sample party platters from the deli and bakery during the event.

September 29, 2015
Check Presentation – During the halftime of the Mt. Vernon football game Store Director Cade Hohenberger gave the school a $1,000 check.

September 15, 2015
Handicapped Rodeo – Five partners volunteered for 22 hours to assist with the Rodeo.

September 19, 2015
Lion’s Club Annual Dinner – Store Director Cade Hohenberger attended the Lion’s Club Annual Dinner for four hours.

September 19, 2015
Prayer on the Square – One partner attended Prayer on the Square that is held each year.

September 15, 2015
Teacher Appreciation – One partner volunteered to serve at the annual Teacher Appreciation held at the beginning of each school year.

September 3, 2015
United Way Fish Fry – One partner attended the annual Fish Fry for one hour.

September 1, 2015
New Teacher Welcome – One partner volunteered to welcome this year’s new teachers for an hour.

August 29, 2015
United Way Quarterly Meeting – During the year, Store Director Cade Hohenberger attended quarterly meetings for United Way.

July 30, 2015
Library Ice Cream Day – One partner brought ice cream provided by Brookshire’s to participants of the summer reading program.

July 4, 2015
Fireworks – Partners volunteered for 96 hours during the 4th of July Fireworks Show.

July 3, 2015
Alamo Turtle Derby – Participants bring their turtles for races and other events.

June 5, 2015
Bubble Day – 9th annual Bubble Day is for kids of all ages to have fun blowing bubbles. Volunteers assisted for an hour.

May 24, 2015
Mentor 5th Grade Intermediate – During the school year partners volunteer to help mentor in the 5th grade each month. They volunteered 30 hours during the school year.

April 29, 2015
Relay for Life – Several partners and their families participated in the annual Relay for Life. They volunteered to walk for 78 hours.

October 11, 2014
Country Fest – Eight partners participated in Country Fest for forty hours.

September 17, 2014
Chamber of Commerce – The store director is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and meets with the group monthly.

September 5, 2014
Rotary – Twice a month the store director attends meetings with the Rotary Club.

September 3, 2014
Intermediate Mentoring – During the week a partner will mentor a student at the Intermediate school for an hour.

August 13, 2014
Chamber of Commerce – The store director attends monthly meetings with the Chamber of Commerce.

August 8, 2014
Rotary – The store director is the Director of the Rotary Club that meets bi-monthly.

August 6, 2014
Lunches of Love – Three partners volunteered to assist the First UMC with feeding children during the summer for three hours.

July 17, 2014
Lunches of Love – A partner volunteered to assist with lunches for school children for an hour.

July 5, 2014
Turtle Derby – One partner volunteered for three hours at the Turtle Derby.

June 25, 2014
United Way – Store Director Cade Hohenberger volunteers his time to be the Director of United Way.

June 17, 2014
Chamber of Commerce Meeting – Store Director Cade Hohenberger volunteers his time to be to the President of Chamber of Commerce.

June 6, 2014
Rotary – Store Director Cade Hohenberger is the Director of Rotary and they meet once a month.

May 17, 2014
Wine in the Pines – Partners volunteered to assist for two hours at this annual event.

May 11, 2014
Intermediate Mentoring Program – Two partners mentor 6th grade students each month for two hours.

May 6, 2014
Reading Program – A partner volunteered to help with a reading program for 4th graders.

Month of May
Rotary – During the month of May, Store Director Cade Hohenberger is the Director of Rotary and volunteers five hours each month.

Month of April
Intermediate Mentoring Program – Three partners volunteered their time during April to mentor 6th grade student for eight hours.

Month of April
Rotary – During the month of April, Store Director Cade Hohenberger attends Rotary Club Meetings as the Director.

April 29, 2014
Easter in the Park – A partner volunteered to assist for one hour at the Easter Egg Hunt.

April 19, 2014
Youth Fishing Day – A partner volunteered to assist children at the Youth Fishing Day.

April 11, 2014
Reading Program – A partner volunteered for two hours to help with the 4th grade Reading Program.

February 20, 2013
Leaders of Tomorrow – Store Director Cade Hohenberger volunteers each month at the local high school to mentor students.

January 16, 2013
United Way Director’s Meeting – Each month, Store Director Cade Hohenberger donates his time to the United Way Director’s Board Meeting.

December 8, 2012
Pictures with Santa – Partners took pictures of children with Santa in the store. They volunteered for twelve hours.

December 7, 2012
Black Onyx Fundraiser – Event was held at the Masonic Lodge in Mt. Vernon. Partners volunteered to assist with the fundraiser. 

December 1, 2012
Chili Cook-Off – Annual event held on the downtown square. Partners donated their time to assist the cook-off.

November 8, 2012
Ladies Night Out – The Downtown Business Association arranged for an evening of shopping pleasure for the ladies of Mt. Vernon. Brookshire volunteers set up a booth and sampled deli items.

October 31, 2012
Halloween on the Square – Store Director Cade Hohenberger organized the annual Halloween on the Square event. Five partners volunteered for ten hours passing out candy and goodies to children.

October 26 – 27, 2012

Wine in the Pines – Event showcases Texas wines, wine tasting and tourism in Mt. Vernon with the event held on the Downtown Plaza. Partners volunteered for eleven hours.

September 20, 2012
Senior Group Birthday Party – During the month of September partners helped celebrate birthdays during the month.

July 21, 2012
Summer Reading Program – During the summer month’s partners read to children that attend the Summer Reading Program at the local library. Two partners volunteered for five hours.

June 1, 2012
Chamber Director Meetings – The store director is an active member of the local Chamber of Commerce.

April 21, 2012
Kitefest – Annual event that was held at Franklin County Airport and hosted by Friends of the Franklin County Library and members of the Franklin County Library Board. Partners volunteered to assist with the kites.

November 21, 2011
Relay for Life Sponsors – Store Director Cade Hohenberger volunteered 4 hours of his time as a Relay for Life sponsor.

November 10, 2011
Ladies Night Out – Partners from the store volunteered their time to the annual Ladies Night Out. They sampled food from the deli and bakery and volunteered 18 hours.

November 8, 2011
Leaders of Tomorrow – Store Director Cade Hohenberger volunteered his time to this nonprofit organization.

October 31, 2011
Trick or Treat on the Square – Partners passed out candy to children on Halloween night.

October 29, 2011
Wine in the Pines – The purpose of the event is to promote Texas agricultural products and to bring together wine makers and potential growers of the grapes and other fruits they need to make their goods. Partners assisted in setting p the event.

October 15, 2011
Sports Complex Auction – Partners assisted in the annual auction of firearms.

October 11, 2011
Fall Mixer – Brookshire’s teamed with the Chamber of Commerce and held a Fall Mixer at the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce building.

April 11, 2010
Pet a Bunny – The store purchased 2 Easter bunnies and brought them to the store before Easter and the children and adults enjoyed petting the bunnies.

March 19, 2010
The store decorated posters for kindergarten classes at Easter. All students received goody bags, and the winning class received a pizza party.

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