Super Sponsors

Posted by on May 29, 2006 in Blog, Sponsors | Comments Off on Super Sponsors

Super Sponsors

Each year at our Founders’ Club Gala we introduce the following year’s Super Sponsors. Each of these individuals and companies agrees to plant 200 crape myrtles in a publicly visible area of McKinney within the following calendar year. We are indebted to the support of these community-spirited leaders.


The Ballfields at Craig Craig  Ranch
Wal-Mart of McKinney

Pogue Construction
Encore Wire
Simpson Strongtie
Pat Lobb Toyota
Medical Center of McKinney
Sharla’s Cosmetics & Bath
Horizon Development Group
Eric and Katina Zepp
Wellstone at Craig Ranch

2007 Super Sponsors

Crescent Development – Golden Tulip at Craig Ranch
Pogue Construction (2)
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
Cooper Aerobics Center at Craig Ranch
Palladium USA
Cooper Life at Craig Ranch
Cooper Sports Complex – Michael Johnson’s Performance Training Center
DXE – Time Square at Craig Ranch
Wilbow Construction

Mayor Bill Whitfield welcomes the first-ever
Crape Myrtle Conference at Collin County
Community College, McKinney, in June 2005.
More than 130 persons from all
across the country attended.
Featured speakers for the 2005 Crape Myrtle Conference, left to right:Dr. Mike Arnold, Texas A&M Department of Horticulture; Dr. Cecil Pounders, United States Department of Agriculture, Mississippi; Dr. David Creech, Stephen F. Austin University Department of Horticulture; Dr. Raul Cabrerra, Texas A&M/Texas Agricultural Experiment Station; Janie and David Byers, Byers Wholesale Nursery, Alabama; Dr. Margaret Pooler, United States National Arboretum, Washington DC; Dr. Gary Knox, University of Florida Department of Horticulture; Rowland Jackson, Newman, Jackson, Bieberstein, Inc. Landscape Architects, Dallas
The Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney Foundation receives a donation at the Grand Opening of the Wal-Mart store on Redbud Blvd. from one of their vendors, Kraft Foods. Wal-Mart has supported The Crape Myrtle Trails efforts as a Charter Super Sponsor, also as sponsor of our annual “Run the Trails” Fun Run.



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