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Business Baylor names Renfro Foods to Texas Family Businesses Hall of Fame

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Renfro Foods of Fort Worth has been named to the 2019 Texas Family Business Hall of Fame class by the Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business.

Induction into the Texas Family Business Hall of Fame recognizes rare businesses that show such consistent commitment to business, family and community that they are selected for the third time among the top Family Businesses in Texas, the university said in a news release.

Renfro was honored in 1993, 2011 and 2015.

Also named to the 2019 class was Focus Behavioral Associates of Robinson. Baylor said it was only the third time that two businesses were named to the Texas Family Business Hall of Fame.

Renfro joins Pulliam Pools as the second Fort Worth in the Hall of Fame. Pulliam was selected in 2006, the Hall of Fame website said.

The awards were presented Nov. 8 at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation at the Waco university.

Russell Feed & Supply of Fort Worth was recognized with the Community Commitment Award.

Feedstore BBQ of Southlake received the Well-Managed Award.

“It was a joy for us to celebrate these wonderful Texas family businesses in way that honored them while showcasing our beautiful campus,” said William J. Worthington, director of the Institute for Family Business.

Other 2019 honorees included:

Small Family Business of the Year – G. W. Mitchell Construction of San Antonio Medium Family Business of the Year – The First State Bank of Louise Large Family Business of the Year – First State Bank with headquarters in Gainesville Family Values Award – Legacy Protection & Preservation of Round Rock Fastest Growing Award – Casita Enterprises of Rice Founders Award – Water District Management of Houston Heritage Award – Metallic Products of Houston Stewardship Award – Cen-Tex Roof Systems of Waco Finalist – Ok Pipe & Fittings, Inc. of Moscow Finalist – Quadvest, LP of Magnolia Finalist – Superior Shot Peening & Coatings International of Houston Finalist – Thermo/Probes, Inc. of Houston The awards program is in its 30th year.

– FWBP Staff

Doug Renfro, for the company being inducted into the Texas Family Business of the Year:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfFWDzR6wuM

Bill Lafavers, founder of Feedstore BBQ in Southlake after receiving the Best-Managed Family Business:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqBbPZME48I

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