Variety, The Children’s Charity of Texas named Leslie Gilmore as the new executive director of Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children.

Gilmore most recently served as public information officer at the Killeen Independent School District.

“Leslie’s perfect for this job,” said Randall Hester, president and CEO for Variety of Texas. “Prior to her outstanding KISD career, she spent five years as the outdoor education program coordinator for Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children and did an incredible job. She’s family.”

Variety’s Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children is a nonprofit organization that offers environmental education field trips, weekend retreats and summer camps for Texas children.

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