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Governor Abbott announces virtual music friendly community certification ceremony for Waco

Posted at 2:17 PM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-29 15:17:39-04

WACO, TX — Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Music Office (TMO) will host a virtual Music Friendly Community certification ceremony for the City of Waco, in partnership with the Waco Convention & Visitor's Bureau, on Thursday, July 30.

Waco Mayor Kyle Deaver will be in attendance to speak, along with TMO Community Relations & Outreach Specialist Chip Adams, Director of Creative Waco Fiona Bond, Waco City Council District 3’s John Kinnaird and many more.

"As our focus is on safely and strategically opening Texas and revitalizing all aspects of the Lone Star State—work, school, entertainment, and culture—I congratulate the City of Waco on earning the Music Friendly Community designation,” said Governor Greg Abbott. “Music is a big part of the Texas brand, and I thank the Texas Music Office for helping communities like Waco on the road to economic recovery.”

The Livestream will be available via wccc.tv and on the City of Waco's Facebook page.

25 New's Lindsay Liepman was a moving force behind the certification and will be speaking as part of the Mayor’s Press Conference on July 30th.