Community in Focus

Community in Focus is a program of the Community Visioning        Project. Hosted by Joe Riley and Bryan Fonville, the show includes interviews with local citizens and leaders that highlight relevant and timely issues that have a impact on the greater Waco area.

Thanks to the Waco City Cable Channel for helping to produce this program.

March 2021 – Waco COVID-19 Updates & Vaccination Efforts

March 2020 – Census

  • Andrea Barefield, District 1 City Council Member & Mayor Pro Tem, City of Waco
  • Esmerelda Hudson, City Secretary, City of Waco

February 2020 – Creative Waco & Public Art

January 2020 – Waco NAACP

December 2019 – Waco ISD

  • Dr. Susan Kincannon, Superintendent, Waco ISD

November 2019 – Prosper Waco

October 2019 – 2020 Census

September 2019 – Heart of Texas Fair & Rodeo

August 2019 – McLennan Community College (MCC) University Center

May 2019 – Entrepreneurship & Start Up Waco

March 2019 – Racial Equity

February 2019 – La Vega ISD

  • Don Hyde, Head Football Coach, La Vega ISD
  • Dr. Sharon Shields, Superintendent, La Vega ISD

December 2018 -Waco Fountains

November 2018 – Recycling

October 2018 – Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Culinary Arts

  • Michele Brown, Pastry Arts Instructor & Culinary Department Lead, TSTC Culinary Arts
  • Stacy Russell, Head Chef, Lula Janes Bakery

September 2018 – November Elections

  • Dr. Ivy Hamerly, Senior Lecturer of Political Science & Director of International Studies at Baylor University and Leadership Team Member at Waco’s League of Women Voters
  • Kathy Van Wolfe, McLennan Count Elections Coordinator, McLennan County

August 2018 – Creative Waco, ARTPrenticeship

June 2018 – Greater Waco Sports Commission

May 2018 – The Art Center Waco

April 2018 – Start Up Waco

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  • Kevin Renois – Co-Founder, Start Up Waco
  • Greg Leman – Executive Director, Start Up Waco

March 2018 – High Speed Rail in Texas

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February 2018 – Groundwater Task Force

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January 2018 – United Way of Waco McLennan County, Smart Babies Update

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December 2017 – New Assistant City Manager and Waco Community Band

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November 2017 – Walkable Waco

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  • Ashley Bean Thornton – Founder, Waco Walks
  • Chelsea Phlegar – Planner, City of Waco

October 2017 – Waco ISD

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September 2017- A.J. Moore Reunion

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  • Wayman Dever – Chairperson, A.J. Moore Alumni Association
  • Rev. Allen Kuykendall – Treasurer, A.J. Moore Alumni Association

Check out this additional special episode all about A.J. Moore High and Alumni.

August 2017 – Amateur Athletics in Waco

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July 2017 – CASA of McLennan and Hill Counties

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June 2017 – United Way of Waco-McLennan County

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May 2017- YMCA of Central Texas

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April 2017 – Waco Parks and Recreation

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February 2017 – Healthcare in Waco

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January 2017 – Education in Waco

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December 2016 Episode – Tax Preparation Assistance

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 November 2016 Episode – Waco Transit System

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October 2016 Episode – Greater Waco Sports Commission

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September 2016 Episode – McLennan Community College’s 150th Anniversary

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August 2016 Episode – Business in Downtown Waco

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July 2016 Episode – Low income housing in Waco

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 June 2016 Episode – Jewish heritage in Waco

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May 2016 Episode- Great food and wine in Waco

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April 2016 Episode- Art in Waco

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March 2016 Episode- Fresh Food Options in Waco

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February 2016 Episode- The Cove

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The Cove Website

January 2016 Episode

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December 2015 Episode- Community Engagement

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November 2015 Episode- Holiday Fun- Waco Wonderland & Waco Civic Theatre

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October 2015 Episode- Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC)

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September 2015 Episode- Waco and the Heart of Texas

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August 2015 Episode- Cultural Arts

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July 2015 Episode- Leadership

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June 2015 Episode

May 2015 Episode

April 2015 Episode

March 2015 Episode

February 2015 Episode

January 2015 Episode

December 2014 Episode- Community Planning

  • Bill Falco, Former Planning Director- City of Waco
  • Felix Landry, Senior Planner & Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinator- City of Waco

November 2014 Episode

October 2014 Episode- Homelessness

Many Voices. One Vision.