Stories & News | Whataburger (inspire)

2019
August
22,
2019
| 11:54 PM America/Chicago
Looking for an adventure this summer? Head to the Texas State Aquarium! ...
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July
16,
2019
| 05:48 PM America/Chicago
Give a group of girls one afternoon and almost 2,000 orange-and-white building blocks … and what do you get? ...
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June
10,
2019
| 05:22 PM America/Chicago
From first dates to wedding receptions to anniversaries, Whataburger has been part of plenty of love stories. Here are some of our favorites, including tips to help you bring a little orange-and-white into your own celebrations. ...
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March
02,
2019
| 02:48 PM America/Chicago
Recognized by San Antonio Magazine in its "Best of the City 2019" edition, The Bold Life series celebrates some of our most fascinating guests.  ...
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January
01,
2019
| 03:06 PM America/Chicago
Can't get enought Fiesta? Check out this video about the making of the 2018 Whataburger Battle of Flowers Parade float! And check out the 2019 float in person at this year's Battle of Flowers parade on April 26.    Clyde Watts has been making o...
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2018
December
07,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Chicago
While the Whataburger Basketball Tournament is a special weekend for fans, it’s no easy task to organize. For 37 years, Tom Rogers has made it happen. Rogers first became involved with the tournament in 1974 when he joined the Lions Club and began...
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November
19,
2018
| 03:52 PM America/Chicago
Sarah Carnes battled through heartache and hardship to help her students go to college. Now, Whataburger is helping them say 'thank you' in the most awesome way ...
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November
16,
2018
| 04:11 PM America/Chicago
Our goal? Use kindness to make the internet a force for good. ...
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August
23,
2018
| 04:00 PM America/Chicago
In his work as a construction company foreman in Pharr, Texas, Santiago Paredes travels throughout the Lone Star State - which means he eats a lot of Whataburger.   So his wife, Loida, knew just what to do when she planned his birthday surprise. W...
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August
06,
2018
| 02:47 PM America/Chicago
Note: The Rev. Arnold Moede passed away Aug. 24, 2018, one month after the passing of his wife of 69 years, Beth Louise Moede. Independent, insightful and forthright to the end, he was 92.   When Arnold Moede turned 88, he set his driver’s ...
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August
06,
2018
| 02:46 PM America/Chicago
Retired Col. Don Hilkemeier and his future wife, Adana, both found making the phone call for a first date nerve-racking. Now, after 11 years of marriage, they always kiss goodnight. Looking back, it seems like they were destined to meet. The co...
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August
06,
2018
| 02:46 PM America/Chicago
Bogner Stubbs, 92, took a chance on football and a girl. Both changed his life. The year was 1948. Stubbs, a high school coach, was supervising his team at a county tournament. When referees at the event introduced him to Willidean Ayers, a coach ...
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August
06,
2018
| 02:45 PM America/Chicago
Dorris McCoy isn’t taking retirement sitting down. Nearly 90, she works out at a San Antonio YMCA almost every day, and she’s set her sights on walking her third 5K race. “I exercise to make me feel good,” she says. McCoy believes in forging...
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August
06,
2018
| 02:43 PM America/Chicago
After his service in the U.S. Navy, Herb Gray missed the application deadline for Texas Tech University in Lubbock and instead enrolled at Trinity University in his hometown. He figured he’d transfer the following year. “But then I fell in love wi...
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August
06,
2018
| 02:42 PM America/Chicago
Hector Garza has met presidents and traveled the globe – all thanks to tamales. Born and raised in San Antonio, Garza took what he learned as a child working in his mother's tamale business and applied it to building a successful career in marketi...
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August
06,
2018
| 02:41 PM America/Chicago
Note: Thelma Holland, a woman who lived life with confidence, flair and passion, passed away in May 2018 at the age of 93. “Our fun, beautiful, shining matriarch has gone to be with God,” says her granddaughter Anya J. Holland. “She was a fashionis...
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August
02,
2018
| 03:35 PM America/Chicago
On Aug. 8, 1950, Whataburger started with a single road-side stand in Corpus Christi, Texas.  Now, 68 years later, with more than 820 restaurants in 10 states, we’re proud to celebrate our birthday with our community.  That’s why we’re kicking off...
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July
11,
2018
| 05:21 PM America/Chicago
Kris Gellhause has worked at the Whataburger in New Braunfels, Texas, since it opened seven years ago. And in that time, he’s made a lot of friends. Not just because of the welcoming smile he offers. Not just because of the fries he takes pride...
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June
27,
2018
| 03:14 PM America/Chicago
Fans who stopped in for their favorite Whataburger meal had no idea they’d hear voices from the other side of the world. ...
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June
25,
2018
| 10:44 PM America/Chicago
We’re proud to award these eight students scholarships totaling $19,000 ...
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June
21,
2018
| 05:20 PM America/Chicago
All the wedding blogs speak the truth: the bride and groom never get to eat at their own wedding reception. But thankfully, it’s Whataburger to the rescue for these newlyweds! ...
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June
12,
2018
| 06:41 PM America/Chicago
Ouida and Steve Stephenson married six weeks after meeting on a blind date. Some said it wouldn’t last. Those people were wrong. In May, the Stephensons celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a surprise party at “their Whataburger” in S...
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May
10,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/Chicago
Every birthday, every Christmas, every Mother’s Day, Jasmine Stelker struggles to get her mom, Cathy Bellah, just the right gift. “She is so hard to buy for. She never asks for anything,” Jasmine says. But last fall, Cathy mentioned that sh...
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May
07,
2018
| 06:37 PM America/Chicago
In the end, their school colors didn’t matter nearly as much as their love for orange-and-white ...
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May
02,
2018
| 08:33 PM America/Chicago
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April
23,
2018
| 09:10 PM America/Chicago
Now, he’ll be honored in one of the Fiesta San Antonio parades. ...
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April
23,
2018
| 03:22 PM America/Chicago
How one couple made their favorite Whataburger menu item a key to their happiness. ...
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April
02,
2018
| 10:58 PM America/Chicago
It all started when Whataburger called with an unusual request. "We’re about to bring back one of our fans’ favorite menu items – for a limited time – and we want to announce it in a completely new way. We'd like you to build something to help us ...
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March
20,
2018
| 09:08 PM America/Chicago
San Antonio-based artist Raul Gonzalez likes to stand back at exhibitions and watch how people react to his work. Sometimes, he’ll catch the moment when viewers make the connection with the familiar bright orange-and-white stripes in some of his p...
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