On Saturday, December 1, Longview Regional Medical Center’s (LRMC) Healthy Woman Program will host the Second Annual 5K Wreath Run. This family-oriented event will be held at Parkeway Fitness Center with the actual run/walk on the Paul Boorman Trail. Healthy Woman Advisory Council member Wendy Writt encourages the community to join in to help promote wellness and healthy habits during the holidays. Proceeds raised from the Second Annual 5K Wreath Run will benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison Counties.
As an active and dedicated volunteer in our community, Mrs. Writt serves on the board of directors with Because I Care. This organization supports Be The Match Registry and helps educate the public regarding the need for potential marrow and blood cell donors and the process involved in the transplant process. Mrs. Writt also volunteers each summer at the Texas Shakespeare Festival. She is involved with the Junior Achievement Bowl-a-Thon fundraiser and volunteers at AlleyFest. Mrs. Writt is an active member at Lifebridge Christian Center where she serves with the Life Source Food Pantry and the children’s Surge Ministry.
“We can all lend a helping hand,” Mrs. Writt said. “We all have gifts that are to be shared with others. Your gift is always needed, no matter how small you may think it is. God has given me so much and I just want to share that with my community.”
Mrs. Writt is a Longview native and a graduate of Pine Tree High School. She and her husband, Dennis, have been married for 16 years. They have four children and one grandchild, son Donovan, his wife Heather and five-year old grandson Brayden, sons Delandrick 23, and Nicholas, 13, and daughter Trinity, 11.
Mrs. Writt has been in banking nine years. She currently serves as an administrative assistant in the public relations division for Texas Bank and Trust. Mrs. Writt is a member of the 2012 TB&T Leadership Class. This prestigious development program was established by the bank to identify potential leaders within the organization and assist them in developing their skills. No more than ten TB&T employees are selected every other year for this nine-month program. Mrs. Writt is also continuing her education with banking and financial courses offered through the Center for Financial Training.
Don’t allow your race, religion, or your background keep you from connecting with the people in your community. We all need one another.