Posted: Mar 30, 2022 / 07:07 PM CD
‘How can we not pay it forward?’: Remarkable Woman winner Rebecca Contreras reflects on community service
"AUSTIN (KXAN) – A few months ago, we asked central Texans to tell us about the remarkable women in their lives. Hundreds of you responded. From those nominations, four women were selected as finalists in our Remarkable Women of Central Texas contest.
The finalists are truly remarkable. Marie Felan, a mother of three, has raised more than $35 million for non-profits in our area. Mickie Powers is a four-time cancer survivor, who works to help people facing homelessness find shelter. Emma Lea Mayton uses her talent as an art teacher to help students and to help preservation efforts at the historic Pioneer Farms.
The award for this year’s Remarkable Woman of Central Texas goes to Rebecca Contreras. Her story tracks the path of someone who went from rock bottom to becoming a millionaire entrepreneur. Along the way, she made the commitment to serve, realizing she could not have made her journey without help from others." Read Full Article From KXAN Here