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The Journey that Led to Now: A Conversation with Founder Baker Harrell and Incoming CEO Amy McGeady

In July of 2019, It’s Time Texas Founder Baker Harrell welcomed Amy McGeady, who came on board as the organization’s Chief Strategy Officer in 2016, to her new position as CEO. What’s in store for Baker as he transitions from CEO to a new role as Founder? And how is…
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July 5, 2019

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Meet Our Spring 2019 Interns!

We’ve got an amazing lineup of interns this spring, and we can’t wait for you to meet them!                 Name: Peyton Bertram It’s time to turn healthy goals into long term habits. Internship Position: Marketing and Social Media Intern School: University of Texas…
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March 7, 2019

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Community Engagement Matters

When it comes to building a stronger Austin, community engagement is key. – By Jose Rodriguez, Stronger Austin Intern, Spring 2019 Stronger Austin’s commitment to community engagement is in the mission statement of the It’s Time Texas program: “Driven by community input, Stronger Austin’s founding partners joined together with Austin…
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February 28, 2019

Stronger Austin Participant Spotlight: Arnoldo

Stronger Austin is activating the Austin community with one goal: health for all. We believe that every neighborhood in Austin should have easy access to health and wellness programs. What’s one of the best parts of Stronger Austin? Our amazing participants like Arnoldo!  Arnoldo attends our Friday morning yoga class at…
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July 27, 2018

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Stronger Austin Instructor Spotlight: Sekoya Waddy

Stronger Austin is activating the Austin community with one goal: health for all. We believe that every neighborhood in Austin should have easy access to health and wellness programs. One of the free exercise classes we offer is MixxedFit on Monday and Wednesday from 6 – 7 PM at the…
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July 26, 2018

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A Healthy Win to Celebrate Choose Healthier

What would you do with $500? Maybe take a road trip with your friends or family? What about groceries? Or even that gym membership that you’ve had on your list? The options are ENDLESS! To celebrate the expansion of our Choose Healthier app, we are giving away $500 to one…
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July 17, 2018

Keeping Up With Your Resolutions

Can you believe we are officially halfway through the year? It seems like yesterday we were setting our annual health goals and now, according to studies, most of us are asking ourselves – what goals? We get it. For so many, the day-to-day summer schedule looks a bit different than…
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June 28, 2018