act locally waco

The torch at Act Locally Waco has passed from founder Ashley Bean Thornton to new Prosper Waco head Ferrell Foster. The two sit down with host Kennedy Sam to discuss the organization's roots and its future.


Central Texas Leadership Series - Ferrell Foster

Apr 9, 2021

KWBU President interviews Ferrell Foster, the communications leader for Prosper Waco and the acting director of Act Locally Waco.

  

Act Locally Waco - Events November 22 - 31

Nov 22, 2019

This week on Act Locally Waco, a special Thanksgiving-themed show that will highlight some happenings around town during the holidays. 


This week on Act Locally Waco, Ashley Bean Thornton brings us several events to do during the giving season, details on the Cultivate Christmas Market and ways to learn and support public schools.


Act Locally Waco - Events November 8 - 14

Nov 8, 2019

This week on Act Locally Waco, Ashley Bean Thornton brings us a couple ways to do good and stay active as the temperature cools down. She also looks ahead to next week where several events will provide a way for the community to get to know Waco City Council members and learn what changes are happening in the city. 


Act Locally Waco - Events November 1 - 7

Nov 1, 2019

This week on Act Locally Waco, Ashley Thornton brings us events in preparation for the holiday season, Dia De Los Muertos and ways to celebrate local artists and writers. 


This week on Act Locally Waco, KWBU's Kateleigh Mills and Brodie Bashaw bring you this week's upcoming events - like Waco Cultural Arts Fest, smooth jazz at An Evening With Ellington, Waco Walk to End Alzheimer's and Baylor Homecoming. 


Act Locally Waco - Events September 20 - 26

Sep 20, 2019

With the first day of Fall right around the corner, host Ashley Bean Thornton of Act Locally Waco and KWBU's Brodie Bashaw share some events to enjoy in the (hopefully) cooler weather outdoors like Oktoberfest and The Morticians Live at the Hippodrome. 

Ashley Bean Thornton is back in the KWBU Studio for Act Locally Waco.  Ashley and Brodie Bashaw bring us details on getting involved in activities happening in and around Waco this week.

We hope most of you have been out enjoying Waco Restaurant Week. You’ve still got today and tomorrow to join in this citywide celebration of all things yummy. A few of the remaining events include the Waco Restaurant Community Dinner tonight at 7 PM at Cultivate 7twelve on Austin Avenue.  Tickets are $75 for a bottle of Wine, a three-course meal, dessert Cocktail and Live Music & Entertainment.  (more)

Act Locally Waco - Events August 9 - 15

Aug 9, 2019

This week, Ashley Bean Thornton is back in the studios for Act Locally Waco on the Radio. She brings us several events as children prepare to go back to school, what films are playing for Summer Indie Movies at the Hippodrome and more. 


Act Locally Waco - Events July 26 - July 31

Jul 26, 2019

This week on Act Locally Waco, Ashley Bean Thornton brings us several events to get involved like the  'Christmas In July' Skating fundraiser for Mission Waco, as well as some fun for Friday night and an event for Waco history lovers. 


Act Locally Waco - Events July 19 - 25, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

Act Locally Waco host Ashley Bean Thornton brings you all sorts of events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of mankind's first visit to the moon, like a 'Hands on History' event at the Central Library to a 'Howl at the Moon 5K' fundraiser run for the Humane Society of Central Texas. 


Act Locally Waco - Events July 12 - 18, 2019

Jul 12, 2019

This week on Act Locally Waco, host Ashley Bean Thornton is back in the studio to bring you ways to beat the heat, volunteer opportunities and events to keep you informed on Downtown Waco development. 

Act Locally Waco - Events June 7-13, 2019

Jun 7, 2019

This week on Act Locally Waco, Jillian Ohriner fills in for Ashley Thornton. Ohriner brings us First Friday events including Cultivate 7Twelve's public opening of Ty Nathan Clark's solo exhibition: Lost Recovered and Remaining as well as Paint Day at Diversified. 

Act Locally Waco - Events May 31 - June 6

May 31, 2019

This week on Act Locally Waco, host Ashley Thornton brings us events around town this week including Bowen MusicFest on Sunday, June 2nd, and Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, June 1st. Thornton also highlights free music events this week as well as volunteer opportunities. 


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