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KAMR-TV

5/4/2024

Amarillo HOG invites residents to High Plains Raffle Run on May 4

Officials said registration begins at 9 a.m. and this event is open to motorcycles and cars. Amarillo HOG said proceed from this event aims to benefit the Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial and local HOG charities.

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CANADIAN RECORD

8/10/23

Valero Provides Lead Gift to Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial

Valero, a major refiner and employer with deep roots in the Texas Panhandle, has provided the lead gift of $200,000 in a fundraising effort to build the Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial in downtown Amarillo.

 

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MIX 94.1 KMXJ

8/19/22

Memorial for First Responders Planned in Downtown Amarillo

Everyone appreciates our first responders. We may not always be the best at showing it, but we really do. There's a group in Amarillo that is hoping to put a permanent sign of that appreciation in downtown Amarillo.
 

 

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KFDA-TV

5/2/2024

Amarillo HOG hosting High Plains Raffle run on Saturday

The Amarillo Harley Owners Group is hosting a High Plains Raffle Run on Saturday, May 4. All proceeds will benefit the Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial and local Amarillo HOG charities.

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AMARILLLO GLOBE-NEWS

8/10/23

Valero donates $200,000 toward Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial

Valero, a major refiner and employer with deep roots in the Texas Panhandle, has provided the lead gift of $200,000 in a fundraising effort to build the Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial in downtown Amarillo.

 

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AMARILLLO GLOBE-NEWS

8/18/22

City of Amarillo announces agreement for downtown first responders memorial

On Tuesday, by a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Amarillo City Council approved a $1-a-year lease in downtown Amarillo for a first responders memorial honoring those who lost their lives in the line of duty in the 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle.

 

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KFDA-TV

8/10/23

Valero gives $200,000 to Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial

Fundraising efforts are underway for the Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial. Valero has provided a lead gift of $200,000 to the memorial. The donation kickstarts fundraising for the $1.5 million project. The Texas...

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KVII-TV

8/10/23

Valero donates $200,000 for Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial in downtown Amarillo

Valero donated $200,000 to build the Texas Panhandle First Responders Memorial in downtown Amarillo. The memorial will list names of the 91 Texas Panhandle law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical...

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KAMR-TV

8/16/2022

City Council Approves First Responder Memorial

During the City Council meeting on Tuesday, the City of Amarillo, in a 5 to 0 vote, approved the construction of a memorial downtown to honor first responders. According to the meeting agenda, the item discussed a lease agreement between the City of Amarillo and Friends of AJ Swope for property...

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