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Goodwill says awareness key to ensuring donations

The well-known expression “let the buyer beware” is great advice for consumers, but donors to charitable organizations should heed the same message this holiday season. The end of the year is a busy time for donations of clothing and household items, yet some of the groups accepting donations operate as for-profit companies, with little or none of the proceeds going to legitimate charities.

94 and still kicking

Moncla brothers Ken and Randy

Moncla Catering and Vending carrying on a rich family tradition

BY BRENDA CANNON HENLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL

It is 94 years old and continuing to age wonderfully well. Ken and Randy – the Moncla brothers – are carrying on a family tradition that began in 1918 when their grandfather started a catering business in Southeast Texas.

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