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Around $940,000 in grants announced at Harvest of Giving Awards Reception

photo by Clem Webb

Capital One Wealth and Asset Management honored 41 Southeast Texas nonprofit organizations and presented grants totaling approximately $940,000 Wednesday, Oct. 21, on behalf of six local foundations at its Harvest of Giving reception and awards ceremony at the Neches Room in Beaumont.

Former West Orange-Stark basketball guard leads FedEx team to success

Running a successful team is nothing new to Tiffany Rogers. The former West Orange-Stark High School point guard directed the Lady Mustangs up and down the basketball court from 1992-96. But it wasn’t until she brought her leadership skills to the FedEx team that she was able to realize her true calling.
Rogers started with the company as a parcel delivery driver.
“I started working for FedEx in 2000, and I bought my first route in 2001,” Rogers said. “I ran one single truck, and I just made it my business. I made it a point to do as well as I possibly could.”