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Feb. 27, Pasadena, TX, Wichita Pasadena, famous for the ‘Tournament of Roses’? Well, yes but not Pasadena, Texas. This Pasadena was famous for its strawberry blossoms and was actually named after Pasadena, CA! After the Galveston hurricane of 1900, Clara Barton of the American Red Cross, purchased 1½ million, yes, ‘million’ strawberry plants for the local farmers. Pasadena was quickly transformed by all those millions of little ‘vines’ reaching everywhere and turning Pasadena, Texas into a strawberry capital of the region. Much has changed since those early days but the ‘vines’ of a lot of people are still reaching out and transforming the community of Wichita where Impact Cares was privileged to be for a few weeks during February. The project day came amidst a grueling week of cold weather, not typical for so far south. Many were impacted by this cold snap with no electric, frozen pipes and not being able to get out much. Yet, in spite of these challenges, this community showed up to pitch in and help.Read more