Service best describes Amelia Collins. She embodies the desire to serve others first, from the heart, with a warm smile and gentle, welcoming arms.

Collins is often seen volunteering around town. Whether she’s serving patrons at the beautiful Grand 1894 Opera House, volunteering with the Lighthouse Charity Team, University of Texas Medical Branch Auxiliary or Holy Family Parish, she possesses a servant leader’s heart.

Doreen Hughes covers events and happenings across the county. Her column appears each Sunday. Contact her at with “Out and About” in the subject line.

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