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Dr. Rick Rigsby to speak at Crisis Assistance Center Luncheon

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Conroe, TX – So many community residents have needed assistance before during, and after Harvey. Crisis Assistance Center (CAC) has been serving clients county wide since 1981 offering a Client Choice food pantry, clothing, utility assistance, mortgage and rent assistance, furniture, and vouchers for transportation services. This is possible through contributions, donations, and community partners. The 2018 CAC Legacy Luncheon honors community partners on Friday, April 6 at the Palmer Legacy Ballroom at The Woodlands Country Club in The Woodlands.

CAC welcomes Dr. Rick Rigsby as the key note speaker of the 2018 Legacy Luncheon. Dr. Rick Rigsby is President and CEO of Rick Rigsby Communications. The former award-winning journalist followed a television career with graduate school – and two decades as a college professor, most of those years at Texas A&M University, where he also served as character coach and chaplain for the Aggies football team. Dr. Rick’s dynamic presentations motivate, empower and inspire worldwide—from Africa and Asia, to the Americas, Europe and Canada. Rick’s audiences include Fortune 500 companies, academic communities, and service organizations. The internationally acclaimed speaker is a favorite among professional sports organizations, including the National Football League and the PGA. His first non-academic book – Lessons from a Third Grade Dropout – is a USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Amazon best seller. Dr. Rigsby’s powerful message will undoubtedly move us all with thought provoking motivation.

“This luncheon gives our organization the opportunity to spotlight some of the amazing people that play a significant role in the life-changing work we do at CAC”, said Jennifer Landers, Executive Director of CAC  “We are so fortunate to have the generous support from these community partners as we provide financial assistance, immediate basic needs, full case management services, disaster recovery, and the necessities needed to promote stability to individuals and families throughout all of Montgomery County who are struggling through times of crisis.”

The Crisis Assistance Center will bring together friends, board members, volunteers, businesses, and the community for a fundraiser luncheon at the Palmer Legacy Ballroom on Friday, April 6 from 11:00am-1:30pm with special honorees-Corporate Partner- Entergy Texas, Faith Partners-First Methodist Conroe and April Sound Church, Distinguished Service Award-Harold Campbell, and Legacy Award Honoree – John Wiesner. These honorees have committed their time, heart, resources and talents to serve others in a variety of capacities.

 

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Proceeds from the Legacy Luncheon will support CAC programs which provide financial assistance, immediate basic needs, full case management services, disaster recovery, and the necessities needed to promote stability to individuals and families throughout all of Montgomery County who are struggling through times of crisis.

Individual tickets are $125 each and sponsorships start at a table for 10 at $1,000. Tickets and sponsorships are available at www.cac-mctx.org/legacy-hope-luncheon/. Contact Kathy Rifaat at kathy@cac-mctx.org or 936-494-4412 for additional information.

“Entergy is proud to sponsor the Legacy Luncheon,” said Sallie Rainer, president and CEO of Entergy Texas, Inc. “Just like Entergy Texas powers life for our customers, the Crisis Assistance Center does so much to enrich the lives of so many people in our communities. Through partnerships with the CAC, our communities can grow and be stronger together.”

The Crisis Assistance Center seeks to provide a loving, supportive place where people can come to get the help and resources they need during a time of vulnerability and instability.

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