Category: Aransas First

Preserving Aransas County's Natural Treasures for Our Future Generations

Receiving a Castaways Grant

We are so grateful to Castaways for the generous grant we received yesterday! The reception was wonderful, it was great to see so many non-profits receive funds from the amazing team at Castaways!

Donation from Dr. Earl Matthew, President of Aransas First

Dr. Earl Matthew, President of Aransas First, made a $5000 donation in honor of his dear friend Ray Little. Statement from Dr. Earl: I am pleased to make this donation to Aransas First’s fund-raising campaign to acquire additional valuable habitat in the Live Oak and Lamar peninsulas in honor of Ray Little. Ray Little; was…
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Donation from Debbie Griffith

At last week’s Aransas First Board meeting, we received a generous donation from Debbie Griffith. Debbie is making this donation in memory of her parents, Clyde and Iris Formby, who loved Rockport and took family vacations here starting in 1958, staying at the old Hunt’s Courts off Water St. In the early 90s, Debbie and…
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Aransas County Economic Development Summit

Aransas First Board Members and Fundraising Committee Members attended today’s Aransas County Economic Development Summit, a great opportunity to network and share our mission with local and regional business and academic leaders.

Aransas First Fundraising Committee Preservation First

Aransas First Announces New Fundraising Initiative

The Rockport Fulton Chamber of Commerce (RFCC) Bay Blazers and staff were joined by guests for a ribbon cutting celebrating the Aransas First fundraising and marketing initiative, Preservation Makes Cents.  This new fundraising campaign has a goal of raising $1,000,000 to acquire land in Aransas County for preservation.  Since its founding Aransas First has acquired…
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