Al Gore picks up Lady Bird Award from LBJ Foundation

11:12 am Apr. 25, 2018

On April 24, the Luci Baines Johnson and Lynda Johnson Robb handed over a blue globe resting in bronze hands to former Vice-President Al Gore as part of the 2018 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award ceremony in New York City.

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Mack, Jack and McConaughey rakes in $2.25 million

5:47 pm Apr. 17, 2018

Several Austin giving groups prompt nonprofits to compete head-to-head for bucks, but few stage the “asks” with as much entertainment value and celebrity glamour as Philanthropitch. The annual fast-pitch fest returns

This year’s rock star panel

See who in Austin are AU40 Awards finalists

1:36 pm Mar. 7, 2018

One of Austin’s most coveted honors, the Austin Under 40 Awards, are back, and we’ve got the names of the 2018 finalists.

The AU40 Awards are a joint effort of two veteran volunteer groups, Young Women’s Alliance

Two tip-top Austin parties side-by-side

5:03 pm Jan. 31, 2018

Not often that two tip-top Austin parties take place atop two downtown buildings. Even less often when those buildings rise side-by-side across a narrow alley.

First off was a salute to Capt. Scott Kelly, the retired astronaut

Mark Updegrove returns to Austin and the LBJ legacy

12:28 pm Dec. 5, 2017

Mark Updegrove, who transformed the LBJ Presidential Library during eight years as its director, is returning to become president and CEO of the LBJ Foundation as of March 1, 2018.

In a dizzying leadership shuffle, current Foundation