CommunityBank of Texas donates to local nonprofit

CommunityBank of Texas and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) awarded $10,000 in Partnership Grant Program funds to Legacy Community Development Corporation on Feb. 28 to benefit affordable home development.

Gexa Energy presents $1,000 scholarship to LCM senior

Marcus Johnson and Julianna Poyotte, representatives from Gexa Energy, visited Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School on Monday, March 20, to present a $1,000 scholarship to senior Makayla Dyer.
Dyer has had an active high school career, playing softball for four years and volleyball for two years, and was recognized as a Star Student in 2015. She is a member of the UIL Accounting Team and participates in church activities and select softball, while maintaining A’s and B’s throughout her years at LCMHS.

Raising Cane’s donates to Sweet Pups

In March, Raising Cane’s donated $630.48 to Sweet Pups during a special check presentation with the organization’s leaders.
Sweet Pups is a Vidor rescue group that pulls dogs primarily out of high-kill shelters.
Every holiday season, Raising Cane’s holds its annual Plush Puppy Program, where customers are invited to purchase a collectible stuffed mascot to help pets in need.
Raising Cane’s loves ‘man’s best friend.’ After all, the Louisiana-based chicken finger company is named after its founder’s beloved yellow Lab, Raising Cane.

Exxpress Mart Campaign benefits Gift of Life

Tri-Con Inc. (dba Exxpress Mart stores) and owners Imad and Elias Sarkis recently presented a contribution of $25,000 to the Gift of Life for its free healthcare services for medically underserved men and women in Southeast Texas.
Joining in the check presentation were Exxpress Mart staff James Buchanan, district manager; Dana Dougherty, district manager; owners Elias and Imad Sarkis; Dee Shelton, manager Exxpress Mart Store No. 14; and Susan Soileau, manager, Exxpress Mart Store No. 19.