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BVT Celebrates Breckenridge Men’s Breakfast for 10th Year

Written by Beverly Flynn The rain may have poured but it did not dampen the spirits of the over 330 individuals who attended this year’s 10th Annual Robert L. Breckenridge Men’s Breakfast at the beautiful KE Bushman’s Celebration Center in Bullard, Texas. Some classic car owners braved the rainy conditions and brought their memorable vehicles […]

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Brad Ezell Promoted to Director of Facilities

Brad Ezell joined Breckenridge Village of Tyler (BVT) in the Spring of 2014 as the Maintenance Supervisor, servicing the maintenance and grounds of the entire campus. Under Brad’s leadership, the 12 buildings, 75 acres, three irrigation ponds, and pool that make up the campus not only look phenomenal, but are also up to par with […]

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Healthy Start Laredo Contributes to Binational Health Conference

LAREDO, Texas – BCFS Health and Human Services’ Healthy Start Laredo presented its findings and analysis about prenatal health care at the sixth annual U.S.-Mexico Regional Binational Health Conference at the UT Health RGV campus. The conference gathers health experts from various medical fields to present research, information, and outcomes relevant to community health along […]

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Independence Day Conferences Prepare Youth

A primary goal for BCFS Health and Human Services is working daily with youth in foster care to help prepare them for success and stability as they progress toward adulthood. Through an extensive catalog of programs, services, and resources focused on education, career, and life skills, BCFS Health and Human Services partners with like-minded organizations […]

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Del Rio Youth Learn Life Skills

DEL RIO, TX — A group of Del Rio youth committed to self-improvement, like skills, and a little fun finished the four-week Summer Groups program as part of BCFS-Health and Human Services-Del Rio’s Services to At Risk Youth (STAR) program. In the annual program specifically designed for community youth between the ages of 10-17, BCFS-Del […]

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Williams Tapped as Regional Director for Southeast Texas

BCFS Health and Human Services-Baytown Program Director Kenneth Williams has been tapped to BCFS Health and Human Services Regional Director-Southeast Texas. In his new role, Kenneth will oversee the well-being of the individuals we serve, ensure compliance with all federal and state policies regarding the all-around good health of those entrusted to our care, and […]

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BVT, Chick-Fil-A Celebrate Cow Appreciation Day

TYLER, TX —Wednesday, July 18, was a moooootastic day at Breckenridge Village of Tyler (BVT) when Chick-Fil-A franchise owners Jeff and Debra Johnston delivered Cow Appreciation Day to the residents and day-program participants! For the day, BVT was festively adorned in Chick-Fil-A’s familiar black-white-and-red palette, complete with cow balloons, a large, free-standing cardboard cow, and […]

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Houghton Named Director of Property and Risk Management

The BCFS System has named Christina D. Houghton its Director of Property and Risk Management. As Director, Houghton will oversee the agency’s purchase of and enrollment in insurance programs, identify risk exposures, and recommend solutions. Houghton joined the BCFS System in 2015 as Executive Assistant to the BCFS System’s Office of the Executive Vice President […]

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CERI Names Director of Marketing and Development

  Eileen Purkeypile Named CERI Director of Marketing & Development  Children’s Emergency Relief International (CERI) has named Eileen Neave Purkeypile as the new Director of Marketing and Development. In her position, Eileen will develop and implement all aspects of CERI’s annual development plan to augment revenue for child sponsorships, devise creative marketing strategies that promote […]

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The Youth Prepare for Success at Education and Career Fair

  SAN ANTONIO, TX — Nearly 50 San Antonio-area youth attended BCFS Health and Human Services-San Antonio’s Mind At Work Education and Career Fair. The event, hosted by BCFS-San Antonio’s Preparation for Adult Living (PAL) program in collaboration with the BCFS-San Antonio’s Texas Workforce Commission onsite liaison, invited area agencies to educate youth from the foster […]