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Realty Austin Named No.1 Top Workplace for the Second Consecutive Year
Realty Austin was named Austin's no. 1 Top Workplace for the second consecutive year.
Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "Our culture is one of ourstrongest assets, and this recognition is a true reflection of the reason we are successful. This honor is a testimony to the hard work and collaboration of our incredible team and their commitment to helping our agents succeed. They are the ones who truly earned this award."
Realty Austin placed first among the top 25 midsize companies with 150 to 499 employees
After growing out of the small category, the residential real estate brokerage maintained its no. 1 rank in the midsize company category. Realty Austin was announced as the winner and awarded the highest honor in Sunday's edition of the Austin American Statesman.
This year marks the second first place win for Realty Austin, and the third time it's been a nominee for the Top Workplaces list. In 2012 the company won first place in the small category, and third place in 2010.
Butler Agency - Lakeway drop location for Brown Santa Program
The Butler Agency is serving as the sole Lakeway drop location for the Travis County Sherriff’s Department’s Project Brown Santa Program.
The Butler Agency will be accepting toys and all non-perishable food items in unopened containers on behalf of the Brown Santa Program. Donations can be brought to the storefront located at 3315 RR 620 South, Suite 150 in Lakeway during business hours Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5:30 PM.
The Butler Agency is a full service insurance agency, offering Auto, Homeowners, Renters, Life and Commercial insurance all under one roof.
Shweiki Media Printing Company Announces Membership to Local Nonprofit, Austin Gives
Shweiki Media Printing Company is pleased to announce its membership to local nonprofit, Austin Gives. Austin Gives is a community program dedicated to spotlighting business philanthropy in the Austin area by recognizing businesses that donate 1% or more of pretax earnings to annual giving.
Husch Blackwell Welcomes Alexandra Jashinsky to Austin Office
Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Alexandra C. Jashinsky has joined the firm’s Austin, Texas, office as an associate. Jashinsky will focus her practice on real estate and development matters.
Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Jashinsky served as a fair housing advocate with the Austin Tenants’ Council. While there, she assisted clients with discrimination claims under the Fair Housing Act and negotiated with property managers regarding reasonable accommodation requests on behalf of people with dis
Jashinsky received her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law (2013). During law school, she gained experience from several legal internships and served as a student attorney for the UT Law Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic. Jashinsky received her B.A., magna cum laude, from San Diego State University (2009).
iPic Gift Card Giveaway
‘Tis the season for giving & receiving! This holiday season iPic Theaters is giving you the option to give & receive something for yourself. For every gift card purchase of $100, receive a $10 bonus card as well.
Realty Austin Expands, Opens Fifth Office in Northwest Austin
Realty Austin, an award-winning Austin-based real estate brokerage, announced the opening of its fifth office in Northwest Austin. The new office located at the intersection of Avery Ranch and Parmer Lane represents the company's third class A retail location, and an important step in the firm's ongoing growth and expansion into the Williamson County market.
Realty Austin's new workspaces are well-located in Class A retail space. True to its homegrown roots, Realty Austin sourced to local companies to continue its modern, contemporary office design. Kelle Contine Interior Design and Michael Schembri's Artwork is featured in all new and existing offices.
Realty Austin Northwest is located at 10526 West Parmer Lane, Suite 425, Austin, Texas 78717.
Sundance Film Festival/Arts+Labor
Arts +Labor is pleased to announce that two of our co-productions have been accepted to Sundance Film Festival. Both Hellion (directed by Kat Candler, starring Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis and Josh Wiggins) and No No: A Dockumentary (directed by Jeffrey Radice) will debut next month. Several Arts+Labor folks have been working on these films, so we're excited to celebrate with both crews.
Google Glass coming to Austin
Google is bringing Glass, its new wearable computer created by the Google[x] team, to Austin, Texas on December 14 and 15. The public is invited to come try Glass, which is not yet available to consumers. Glass is a sleek and lightweight hands-free computer device encased in a titanium eyeglass frame that’s on when you need it and off when you don’t. From on-the-go maps to voice searches, video calls, photo sharing and more, Glass allows users to seamlessly interact with their technology without interrupting the flow of their everyday lives.
December 14 and Sunday, December 15 from 10 a.m. – 6p.m. *Interviews can be set up in advance with a Google Glass spokesperson.
204 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Registration is required to attend. Interested persons can RSVP at http://austinthroughglass.splashthat.com/.
Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More of South Austin Celebrating 2nd Anniversary - Saturday December 14th
Santa will be in the store taking pictures from 10 am to 2 pm. One free white T shirt with your Santa picture per family. The saxophone quartet “Melodic Four” will keep us all in the holiday spirit. So come celebrate with us – food, fun & more!
Find us at:
5400 Brodie Lane
Suite 235 (Near Academy Sports, next to Texadephia)