Speaker Date Topic
Police Foundation May 18, 2021 11:30 AM
Staci Markwardt Jun 01, 2021 11:30 AM
Center of Hope
Center of Hope

For over two decades, Center of Hope has been working in our community to help reduce the level of poverty, increase levels of self-sufficiency, improve life and job skills, and foster increased attitudes of caring within our community. Their mission is only accomplished through individuals, churches, and businesses who share the same desire of creating a community of hope that will equip and empower people to live successful, joy-filled lives. Join Staci Markwardt as she discusses the Center's Community of Caring initiative that involves nearly 3,000 individuals from Parker County who engage and support families every year.  

Staci Markwardt is the Chief Executive Officer of Parker County Center of Hope.  Her tenure began at the Center in 2011, when she began serving as a volunteer. A year later, she moved into the position of Director of Development, where she served for 6 years, and most recently, serving as a board member.  Staci is also a former Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Aledo. 
Kids Against Hunger Jul 06, 2021 11:30 AM

Kids Against Hunger is a non-profit humanitarian organization with a mission to provide fully nutritious food to impoverished children and families around the world...and around the corner. The goal of the organization is for the meals to provide a stable nutritional base from which recipient families can move their families from starvation or food insecurity to self-sufficiency.

Richard Zimmer- President of Toastmasters Club Jul 20, 2021 11:30 AM

Toastmasters provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth to empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Richard works for PBS Systems Inc. as a Information Security Analyst. he helps design and implement IT security systems to protect PBS System’s computer networks from cyber-attacks. 


Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier Aug 03, 2021 11:30 AM