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The Galveston County Daily News: Profiles: Citizens Of The Year

December 3, 2016

Profiles: Citizens of the Year

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DSW's Mataro has long history of giving back to the community

Steve Mataro was 8 years old and living in the New Jersey housing projects, but not the worst-off kid he knew. That was perhaps his next-door neighbor, a girl with muscular dystrophy. When New Jersey icon Jerry Lewis launched a benefit to raise money for muscular dystrophy, Mataro went door to door in his humble neighborhood, knocking on doors and collecting spare change to donate to the charity in the girl’s honor.

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Texas First Bank honored for growing economy, communities
Posted: April 14, 2016

If you run into your Texas First Bank loan officer at the grocery store or at church, that’s on purpose. Chris Doyle, the bank’s president and CEO, requires employees to live in the communities where they work.

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Ahmed an enduring voice for reason, compassion, understanding and faith
Posted: April 14, 2016

Dr. Ahmed E. Ahmed was born into a large, well-to-do family in Egypt near the ancient tombs of the pharaohs.

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For Texas Ranger Haralson, investigation is a team function
Posted: April 14, 2016

Joe Haralson has faced down killers, helped to bring in dangerous fugitives and risked life and limb to keep other people safe and to help provide a measure of justice.

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Hockley learned the liberating power of reading in prison
Posted: April 14, 2016

Robert Hockley was in solitary confinement in a state prison when he read his first book.

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For Marine vet Marquez, experience equals success
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Dr. Michael Marquez keeps a photograph near his principal’s desk at McWhirter Elementary in Webster, a reminder of sacrifices and dreams.

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Stephens champions youth at Boys and Girls Club
Posted: April 14, 2016

A layoff of supervisors at his computer firm left Mark Stephens out of a job, back into Galveston, and full circle to the Boys and Girls Club.

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Cable shows old-fashioned concern for her fellow man
Posted: April 14, 2016

At age 26, Tracy Cable can be a bit old-fashioned.

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Dunbaugh has a reputation for getting things done
Posted: April 14, 2016

Mary Dunbaugh is a petite woman known for an extra-large heart.

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Educator Ellison works preserve African-American history
Posted: April 14, 2016

Longtime educator Dr. Lynn Ray Ellison started a movement several years ago to remember the forgotten side of integration — the African-American schools and communities that disappeared with changing times.

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