NOLANVILLE, Texas — Fort Hood and their neighboring communities Killeen, Harker Heights, Copperas Cove, Nolanville, Belton, Salado, Gatesville, and Lampasas make up the Cen-Tex Sustainable Communities

The Fort Hood Garrison Commander Col. Jason A. Wesbrock and mayors from each of the communities will gather from 1-2 p.m. April 8 at 100 Gold Star Ave, Nolanville, Texas, to sign a memorandum of agreement to renew the Cen-Tex Partnership for an additional three years.

The ceremony also will include a tree planting with the garrison commander and mayors; a signing to proclaim April as Sustainable Environment Month; and recognition ceremony for individuals from each partner community with the 2021 Cen-Tex Sustainable Communities Partnership Environmental Ambassador Award.

Awardees include community members, staff, youth, and the members of the 504th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade for their efforts in fostering community service and promoting beautification, conservation,
pollution prevention, and recycling through youth and community initiatives.

Mayor Andy Williams, City of Nolanville, will present an apple tree to each community to be planted and to represent the collaborative partnership in promoting sustainability within the region.

For more information, please call Christine Luciano, (254) 535-1008, or email or Kerry Fillip at (979) 204-2570 or

Media covering the event, should meet at 100 Gold Star Ave, Nolanville, Texas, and either park off Mesquite St. or Dober St. due to limited parking.