Adding color to your home

Tired of coming home to the same color pallet?  How about adding some dramatic color combinations into your space?  “Black, red and gold. Aqua blue and light orange,” Ariana Anderson, Owner/Designer at Interior Devotion (http://www.interiordevotion.com/), explains about dramatic color, combinations that work well, and one of her favorite colors. “I LOVE using almost any shade […]

The Umlauf Garden Party

The 13th Annual Umlauf Garden Party benefiting the museum’s education programs on April 28th, 2011, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. will celebrate the work of 20th-century American sculptor and Austin resident Charles Umlauf (1911-1994) while guests mingle in the grounds of the beautiful Umlauf Sculpture Garden, sip wine, and are treated to culinary creations prepared by twenty […]

Considerations for planning your next home party

Whether planning a small get together or creating an elaborate theme party like a sweet heart social, there are many factors to take into consideration when entertaining at your home. Co-owners of Lemon Grass Creative Concepts Beatriz Gamboa-Marty and Vanessa Marty, MBA share their creative expertise in party planning. “A few questions will help you […]

East Night Gala by PeopleFund

PeopleFund held their annual East Night Gala festival in their new location, 2921 E 17th St.  The colorful pageantry featured a menagerie of human-powered animals, gravity-defying jugglers, and spectacular performances inspired by The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s album. The crowd celebrated the organization’s success since 1994, as PeopleFund has assisted their client’s in reaching economic success […]

4th annual Children’s Business Fair deadline extended

Hundreds of people are expected to attend this year’s Children’s Business Fair showcasing entrepreneurial visions of children ages 5-13 on October 9th, 2010 at the historic Pease Mansion, 1606 Niles Rd, Austin, 78703 sponsored by the Acton Foundation for Entrepreneurial Excellence and the Acton School of Business. Proceeds from the $2.00 admission fee and booth […]

Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts Capital of Texas Awards Luncheon

Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted their Capital of Texas Awards Luncheon, recognizing seven small businesses or organizations on their business accomplishments in their respective fields and in their contribution regarding community service.  The program commenced with keynote speaker Republican judge Eva Guzman and had Secretary of State Esperanza “Hope” Andrade as special presenter. […]

2010 Mexico City Bicentennial Celebration and Art Tour organized by Mexic-Arte Museum

Mexic-Arte Museum has prepared a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for  participants to be involved in the celebrations of the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence and the Centennial of the Revolution, as well a chance to tour some of Mexico City’s most famous art destinations led by Executive Director Sylvia Orozco. Don Miles, one of the participants and author […]

Backpacks for underprivileged students

Mano de Cristo’s goal is to provide more than 2200 students from pre-kindergarten through 5th grade with school supplies, backpacks, and clothing (2 changes of clothes, socks, and underwear) for the upcoming school year from August 2-6 and August 9-13 at the Travis County Building, 5335 Airport Blvd. “There is a difference between students coming […]

2010 HSC Scholar Leadership Conference

Empowering young Hispanic students for personal and professional success beyond degree attainment Austin, TX – The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium (HSC) will host its annual Scholar Leadership Conference on August 3–5, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Austin. The conference aims to empower scholars to enter the workforce as leaders upon degree attainment. Throughout the conference, […]

Fitness fair focuses on combating Hispanic obesity trend

The largest gathering of sports and fitness groups in Central Texas is mobilizing this Saturday, July 17, to inspire Hispanic families to lead healthier lifestyles. Athletes from the Austin Aztex, the Austin Toros, the Round Rock Express, and the Texas Stars, along with 150 fitness guides, wellness specialists, counselors, and non-profit representatives, will be at […]


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