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Tejano y Two Step

The Laredo Area Community Foundation (LACF), established in 2005 to serve South Texas nonprofit organizations and activities, celebrated its 3rd annual fundraiser at Siete Banderas with Tejano y Two Step Concert on October 20, 2017. The highly anticipated event featured Texas singer-song writer Robert Earl Keen in an open-air concert, plus dancing to the Latin and rock rhythms of Ray Colao Band. Over 300 attended an evening offering the best

Jefferson Awards

Download the Application and Invitation for 2020 Jefferson Acorn Award Invitation Jefferson Acorn Application Every year The Laredo Morning Times partners with LACF to present the LACF Volunteer Acorn Award Banquet, which honors the spirit of volunteerism in Laredo. The evening’s festivities are highlighted by the individual recognition of the Volunteers of the Year nominated by their non-profit organizations.    By merging the coveted national Jefferson Award with the LACF’s own

Annual Endowment Ceremony

The Laredo Area Community Foundation held its 11th Annual Disbursement Ceremony on May 23rd at Texas A&M International University. Over $376,000 was given out in grants for the 2018 fiscal year. Recipients included Congregation Agudas Acim, Laredo Center for the Arts, Imaginarium of South Texas, TAMIU, LCC, St. Augustine High School, Laredo Boy Scouts of America, United Way of Laredo, Laredo Food Bank, Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra.. Numerous scholarships were also