First Lady Blog

May 6

Opening the Door to New Experiences

This week, we join the nation in celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week as the Governor has declared May 5–11 Travel and Tourism Week in T

Apr 18

April is National Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month. For many years, I have volunteered with Meals on Wheels and I was honored to accept the Community Award from Meals

Apr 10

Friends of the Governor’s Mansion Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Every day I am so thankful to call the Governor’s Mansion home. It is a truly special place, a beautiful and historic home that has served our g

Mar 13

March is Women’s History Month!

Greg and I encourage all Texans to join us in celebrating Women’s History Month by honoring the women of the Lone Star State who have made notew

Mar 7

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Welcomes Women Entrepreneurs To Funding Discussion     

AUSTIN – First Lady Cecilia Abbott yesterday delivered welcoming remarks prior to the expert panel discussion on startup and investor funding fo

Feb 27

Amplify Austin!

I am proud to call Austin home! One of my favorite days in Austin is Amplify Austin Day, starting at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 28, through 6 p.m. on

Feb 14

Heart to Heart

Happy Valentine’s Day to all! Now, ladies, let’s have a heart to heart. The most important gift you can give to yourself, to your family

Jan 31

January is National Mentoring Month

If volunteering is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, consider mentoring a foster child or young adult who has transitioned out of foster c