Happy Alpha-ween!

At Alpha, we think you’re never too old to dress up and have some fun for Halloween. Our offices held pumpkin decorating and costume contests, and enjoyed some “Alpha-ween” treats yesterday.

Congratulations to our contest winners – Olivia Drew (San Antonio) for her Pinocchio pumpkin and Andy Vargas (Fort Worth) for his WWE Smackdown costume!

Check out some photos below, and let us know which are your favorites!

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Hopeful Hearts 5K

There’s still time to register for the Tom Duffy “Hopeful Hearts” 5K in Highland Village this Saturday, November 2nd!

Alpha Testing® is sponsoring the event, presented by Christian Community Action, to raise awareness of the human needs in the Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village areas. Entry fees go towards food pantry operations, financial assistance to prevent homelessness, and seasonal programs such as Christmas toys, back to school clothing, and summer meal programs.

Click here to register, and get ready to run off some of that Halloween candy while helping those in need.

For more information on CCA, head to https://ccahelps.org/aboutcca/.

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Houston’s Thinking Pink!

The ladies of Alpha Testing’s Houston office were thinking pink this week, wearing pink Alpha shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

If you’d like to support breast cancer research, treatment, or support, click here for a list of the top breast cancer charities in the United States.

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Happy National Taco Day!

In celebration of National Taco Day, we’ve rounded up some of the best places to get your taco fix in our service regions. Check them out below, and let us know what your favorites are!

To learn about National Taco Day, visit https://www.nationaltacoday.com/.

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San Antonio

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

While Christmas trees and Santa Clause might come to mind when most people hear “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” in north Texas it means visions of Fletcher’s corny dogs and the aroma of turkey legs. The State Fair of Texas has begun, and whether you go for the food or the festivities, the fair never disappoints.

To celebrate the first day of the fair, we’re bringing you a flashback Friday to last year’s fair, when our marketing team spent a day winning prizes, checking out the pumpkin carvers, and of course sampling the incredible fair food!

Check out our post about Alpha’s tie to Big Tex, and head to bigtex.com to plan your fair day now through October 20th!

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Do You Want Anything from J’s?

If you’ve spent any time at our Dallas Royal Annex, then you’ve heard many a marketer or salesman talk about J’s Deli. You can’t beat the convenience (it’s only a 3 minute walk away), and their breakfast burritos are definitely a fan favorite!

If you’re looking to grab a quick lunch, their daily specials, not to mention their burgers and fries, always hit the spot. You might even find a group from the main office sitting on the patio on Friday afternoon after a busy week!

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Heroes Against Hunger

Where can you find sculptures of Captain Underpants, Spider-Man, and Dirk Nowitzki all in one place? At NorthPark Center in Dallas as part of the 2019 Canstruction competition!

Alpha’s Dallas office, represented by Hannah McAdams, Jordan Koskelin, and Marianne Stanton, teamed with Archer Western and Spencer+Company this year to create a 7-foot tall Captain Underpants out of canned potatoes, beans, tomatoes, tuna, and corn!

The cansculptures will be on exhibit at NorthPark through September 22nd, after which all of the canned food will be donated to the North Texas Food Bank.

For more information on Canstruction, and to donate/vote for our sculpture, head to https://canstructiondallas2019.causevox.com/.

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