February 9, 2016
Pancake Day Fundraiser – Store Director and Kiwanis member, Steve Gilpin spent 14 hours assisting at the Terrell National Guard Armory for the Kiwanis Pancake Day Fundraiser.
October 17, 2015
Terrell Chamber of Commerce Auction – One partner attended the dinner and participated in auction activities for six hours. Also, the store donated an item for the auction.
October 9, 2015
ExtraPoint Program – One partner volunteered for three hours greeting people, giving out coupons and encouraging people to text in the word ‘Terrell’ to help their school win extra money beyond the $1,000 check presented during halftime.
May 20, 2014
Kiwanas K-Kids Picnic – A partner volunteered to cook and serve hot dogs for two hours.
May 18, 2014
Run for the Wall – Five partners volunteered for fifteen hours passing out water and other drinks to over 300 motorcycle riders going from California to Washington DC in remembrance of those who were lost in the war.
May 2, 2014
Relay for Life – Twelve partners and family members walked in the relay, sold fruit cups and did various other activities to raise money for the Kaufman County Relay for Life for forty-seven hours.
April 26, 2014
Terrell Heritage Jubilee – Three partners volunteered for fifteen hours as judges for the Jubilee BBQ contest for fifteen hours.
April 26, 2014
Terrell Heritage Jubilee – Four partners volunteered to participate in the set up and ran in the Terrell Jubilee 5K run. Two partners ran and two others passed out water and bananas to runners.
April 26, 2014
Terrell Heritage Jubilee – Five pharmacy partners volunteered for forty hours at the Heritage Jubilee. They did free blood pressure and glucose checks for over 175 people.
March 10, 2014
Relay for Life Team Captain Meeting – A partner serves on the Relay for Life Meeting and volunteers several hours each month.
March 6, 2014
Relay for Life Committee Meeting – Partners volunteered to assist with the annual Relay for Life.
March 1, 2014
Fresh 15K – A partner participated in the Fresh 15 Run in Tyler.
February 11, 2014
Kiwanis Pancake Day – Twenty-three partners volunteered in cooking and serving sausage and pancakes for forty-three hours.
February 7, 2014
MLK Program – Four partners attended the MLK celebration program and assisted in donations and serving food for sixteen hours.
January 1, 2014
Kiwanis – Store Director Michael Thrash met with students at Paula Rains private school.
December 20, 2013
Career Day – Two partners spoke to classes at career day at the local high and middle schools for four hours each.
December 13, 2013
Angel Tree – During the holiday’s two partners volunteered to help pass out presents and served ice cream to kids at Terrell State Hospital for four hours.
November 8, 2013
K-Kids – A partner met with the Kiwanis K-Kids at Raynes Private School for an hour.
November 5, 2013
American Legion Meeting – Each week, Store Director Michael Thrash attends Kiwanis meetings.
September 16, 2013
Kiwanis Golf Tournament – Two partners worked at the annual golf tournament and passed out water and cooked hot dogs.
September 14, 2013
Painting of the Kiwanis Road Sign – Partners prepped and painted the Kiwanis road information sign.
August 21, 2013
Meet the Teacher Breakfast – Brookshire partners volunteered for 2 hours to serve orange juice at the new teacher breakfast.
August 20, 2013
Kiwanis – Each week Store Director Micheal Thrash participates in a meeting with the local Kiwanis Club.
August 9, 2013
Kiwanis – Store Director Micheal Thrash volunteered for 5 hours at the Kiwanis Annual District Meeting.
June 25, 2013
Nami Awareness Walk – during the annual walk partners passed out water and snacks to patients of Terrell State Hospital.
June 15, 2013
Hunt County Fair – Two partners volunteered for four hours cooking and assisting during the auction.
June 15, 2013
Project Graduation – Partners volunteered to set up and help the seniors at their Project Graduation at the end of school.
June 8, 2013
Terrell Tractor Show – During the event partners handed out information about the Kid’s Club and Danger Ranger promotion. They volunteered for six hours.
Month of May
Kiwanis – Store Director Joey Aiken participates in the Kiwanis program that meets monthly.
May 18, 2013
Drug Free Greenville – Two partners sold ice cream during the walk and all proceeds benefitted the Drug Free program in Greenville.
May 17, 2013
Relay for Life – Partners walked all night to support cancer survivors. They volunteered for sixty-seven hours and all proceeds went to the American Cancer Society.
May 9, 2013
Kiwanis – Store Director Joey Aiken attends monthly meetings for three hours each month.
April 18, 2013
FFA Dinner – Brookshire’s volunteered to set up, cook, serve and tear down for the annual FFA dinner. They volunteered for eighteen hours for this event.
March 22, 2013
Ducks Unlimited – Six partners volunteered to help set up and assist during the auction for thirty hours.
April 30, 2013
Angel League – Angel league is a baseball for challenged kids and partners volunteer for it every Tuesday night in April and May.
April 20, 2013
Terrell Heritage Jubilee – Partners set up a table and talked about Yourpoints and passed out recyclable bags.
April 20, 2013
Terrell State Hospital 5K Run – The race benefitted Terrell Stat Hospital and partners set up a canopy and passed out water and snacks to the runners before and after the race.
March 4 – 5, 2013
Kiwanis Weekly and Meeting and Monthly Board Meeting – Store Director Micheal Thrash is a member of the Kiwanis Club and attends monthly board meeting and regular weekly meetings.
March 7, 2013
Kiwanis Pancake Day – Pancake Day is an annual fundraiser for the Terrell Kiwanis Club. Six partners volunteered twenty-four hours to cook and served over 1,000 people between 6 am and 8 pm.
March 6, 2013
Kiwanis Pancake Day Set Up – Three partners helped set up tables and chairs for the Kiwanis Pancake Day for three hours.
February 20, 2013
Carter Blood Care Blood Drive – The store had Carter Blood Care in the parking lot and five partners assisted for three hours.
April 4, 2013
Birthday Party – Partners served cake to nursing home residents that were over 100 years old. They volunteered for two hours.
April 2, 2013
Kiwanis Angel League Baseball – A partners volunteered for an hour with a baseball league for challenged and underprivileged kids.
April 1, 2013
Kiwanis Monthly Board Meeting – Store Director Micheal Thrash is on the board of the Kiwanis and attends monthly board meetings. Also, he attends weekly Kiwanis meetings
February 12, 2013
Kiwanis – Store Director Michael Thrash attends weekly meetings to discuss projects and upcoming events.
February 11, 2013
American Legion Meeting – Store Director Michael Thrash attends quarterly meetings of the American Legion.
December 15, 2012
Food Drive – Partners volunteered to hand out food boxes and hen coupons to needy families in the area. Also, they helped with sorting and distribution of toys.
December 12, 2012
Kiwanis Board Meeting and Toy Collections – Volunteers from the store helped collect and store toys for the food and toy drive.
June 24, 2012
Kiwanis Watermelon Party – Partners cut up and served watermelon to patients at Terrell State Hospital.
May 20, 2012
Run for the Wall – 500 + bikers started in California and travel across the U.S. headed to Washington D.C. They stop in Terrell for a rest and refuel break. Partners set up canopies and a tent for shade. They iced down and gave out water and isotonics and helped with the refueling of all the bikes. At the end the partners helped tear down and clean up.
May 18, 2012
Veterans Appreciation – Partners assisted with putting up tables and chairs for the Veterans appreciation program. After it was over they assisted cleaning the National Guard Armory and picked up trash. They volunteered for sixteen hours.
April 21 – 23, 2012
Terrell Heritage Jubilee – Yearly festival and partners assisted the Chamber of Commerce judging, parking and helped with the business booth. Five partners volunteered for forty-two hours.
August 2, 2011
Taste of Terrell – All proceeds from this event were given to the Terrell ISD Excellence Foundation. Partners showcased our Yum’s cupcakes to over 600 participants. They volunteered over 10 hours.
May 22, 2011
Run for the Wall – Over 1,000 spectators lined the parking lot and over 400 bikes showed up for this event. Brookshire’s donated water and Gatorade for riders and spectators and held a raffle for a quilt to support the local memorial that is being built.
March 1, 2011
Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration – In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday partners read Dr. Seuss books, helped with arts and crafts and served a Dr. Seuss cake to the children.
February 10, 2011
Black History Month – Partners provided the food at the annual celebration of Black History month at the high school. They focused on educating people on the importance of knowing history.
February 8, 2011
Kiwanis Pancake Day – Partners assisted with the annual Pancake breakfast. They donated over 24 hours of their time.
December 12, 2010
Kiwanis Toy Drive – Partners donated over 22 hours to assist in boxing toys and filling up stockings for needy area children.
May 23, 2010
Run for the Wall POW – MIA – Bikers ride from LA to Washington and Terrell community joined together to support and donate to this event. Bikers stop at Brookshire’s every year. Brookshire’s donates water while others donated gas and food. The bikers gas up at Brookshire’s and food and drink are set up for their hour-long visit and lunch before heading out. Our partners handed out water, Terrell pins and wished them well on their journey. Store Director Steve Gilpin was awarded a plaque.
March 2, 2010
The store assisted the Terrell Kiwanis Club and its “Reading Around The World” program held at the local public library.