TEXANA CENTER RECEIVES $10,000 AS A BENEFICAIRY OF THE 2017 SCARECROW FESTIVAL
Texana Center was recently invited to a check presentation at Cross Creek Ranch in Fulshear – a Johnson Development master planned community. Rob Bamford, General Manager, Cross Creek Ranch presented a $10,000 check to Kate Johnson-Patagoc, Texana Director of Specialized Services. The funds were the result of the proceeds from the 2017 Scarecrow Festival for which Texana Center was named one of the beneficiaries. The Scarecrow Festival was a huge hit and Texana was delighted to provide volunteers to assist with set-up and also on the day of the event.
These funds will go towards the Fulshear Capital Campaign to build a Texana Campus in Fulshear at FB 359 and Wallis Street. Kate Johnson-Patagoc reported that Texana was very close to reaching its fundraising goal and will hopefully break ground early in 2018. Phase I is the ‘incubator’ for the entire campus. It will house a retail center and coffee shop to provide training and intern positions for older teens and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism. It will also have two classrooms to get an early start on programming; one classroom will have an applied behavior analysis autism program (Phase II) and the other will be used for classes for adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism where new programs will be piloted for the Center for Learning (Phase III).