February 22, 2024

February is a month of celebration and progress in Temple, Texas, as we come together to honor Black History Month and recognize the achievements of our community. We have exciting updates and initiatives to share, highlighting the spirit of unity, support, and innovation that defines Temple.

Black History Month Celebration

Join your neighbors on Monday, February 26th, at 10 AM at the Frank W. Mayborn Convention Center as Temple celebrates Black History Month. This annual event is a testament to the richness of Black history, culture, and influence in shaping our city and nation. It’s a time for all of us to come together, reflect on the achievements of our community, and celebrate diversity. Please share this invitation with others. No RSVP is required.

Supporting Local Nonprofits with Dutch Bros

Coffee lovers, rejoice! Dutch Bros is not only serving up your favorite brews but also spreading love and support to local nonprofits in Waco, Temple, and Killeen. With every purchase of the Dutch Luv Latte, Dutch Luv Rebel, or Dutch Luv Frost, Dutch Bros is donating one dollar to local nonprofit organizations. It’s a simple yet impactful way to show love to our neighbors and make a difference in our community.

City of Temple Public Works Department Receives APWA Accreditation

We are proud to announce that the City of Temple’s Public Works Department has received accreditation from the American Public Works Association (APWA). After three years of rigorous evaluation and internal interviews, the department has demonstrated 100% compliance with all 426 practices reviewed. This accreditation not only recognizes commitment to excellence but also positions Temple as the 15th city in Texas to achieve this prestigious recognition.

Travis Science Academy Receives Grant for STEM Program

Exciting developments are underway at Travis Science Academy as students dive into the world of robotics and STEM education. Thanks to a generous grant of $10,000 from Lead the Way, students will have access to new gear including iPads and Android devices to enhance their learning experience. From building robotic projects to creating apps and exploring programming and computing, students at Travis Science Academy are empowered to unleash their creativity and curiosity.

Sunbelt Solomon: Powering Temple’s Future Since the ’80s

On Day 6 of their Culture Kickoff, Sunbelt Solomon shines a spotlight on the Temple, TX location—a powerhouse in electrical transformers and power solutions. With over 180 team members, the Temple facility serves as a hub for administrative and manufacturing operations, driving innovation and excellence in central Texas.

The February town hall emphasized the team’s commitment to delivering excellence, innovation, and reliability in every aspect of their work. From manufacturing to field service, Sunbelt Solomon is proud to be the trusted partner that keeps the power on in Temple and beyond.

As we celebrate Black History Month and embrace these February initiatives, be sure to stay connected for more updates and opportunities to make a difference in our city.