Richardson May 2020

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PUBLISHERS AND FOUNDERS John and Jennifer Garrett PUBLISHERDFWMETRO Christal Howard GENERAL MANAGER Leanne Libby, llibby@communityimpact.com EDITORIAL EXECUTIVE EDITOR Joe Lanane MANAGING EDITOR Valerie Wigglesworth ASSOCIATE MANAGING EDITOR Olivia Lueckemeyer REPORTER Makenzie Plusnick STAFFWRITERS Miranda Jaimes, Liesbeth Powers COPY CHIEF Andy Comer COPY EDITORS Ben Dickerson, Kasey Salisbury ADVERTISING SALES DIRECTOR Tess Coverman ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Tracy Ruckel DESIGN CREATIVE DIRECTOR Derek Sullivan ART PRODUCTIONMANAGER Aubrey Galloway ASSOCIATE ART PRODUCTIONMANAGER Breanna Flores GRAPHIC DESIGNER Chelsea Peters STAFF DESIGNERS Chase Autin, Cherry He, Ellen Jackson, Caitlin Whittington BUSINESS GROUP PUBLISHER Traci Rodriguez CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Claire Love ABOUT US John and Jennifer Garrett began Community Impact Newspaper in 2005 in Pugerville, Texas. The company’s mission is to build communities of informed citizens and thriving businesses through the collaboration of a passionate team. CONTACT US

FROMLEANNE: To be a good journalist is to be driven by a mission to inform, but our team strives to do even more than that. We want our work to be a light in our industry and to our readers every day. We hope that receiving your Community Impact Newspaper in the mail is a light for you and your family during this pandemic. We also hope it inspires you to be a light for others as we all navigate the months of change ahead. Leanne Libby, GENERALMANAGER

FROMOLIVIA: While working from home, we continue to share stories about Richardson during this unparalleled time. Reporter Makenzie Plusnick and I are reporting on all the new ways people are nding to thrive and prove we are all in this together. We would love to hear from you about the stories you want to read. If you have a story idea, please email olueckemeyer@communityimpact.com. Olivia Lueckemeyer, EDITOR

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