El Paso’s Tom Lea Institute Launches New Website and a Gourmet Dinner

The Tom Lea Institute launched a stunning redesign of its website, www.tomlea.com, to provide visitors, art lovers, and history buffs with enhanced access to the story and work of El Paso’s renowned artist Tom Lea. The new website is also the best place to learn about exciting events, like this month’s “Made in El Paso! […]

Saying, “goodbye Dick” to a car dealer and an El Paso advertising icon

Goodbye Dick

I watched a lot of television as a child. Probably too much. While there aren’t many benefits to watching TV, it did make me a student of advertising. At an embarrassingly early age, I could sing the jingles and recite slogans for many local El Paso’s businesses. That’s why I was saddened to read of Dick Poe’s death. Mr. Poe was influential in so many ways in the El Paso community. He’s described as a mentor, father, business owner, friend, supporter of Special Olympics and United Cerebral Palsy, and a caring employer.