East Austin band students play Stubbs with their Music Pro Mentors

On May 20th, performances on the Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater will feature East Austin music students in grades 6–12 who have spent the last several months receiving individual instruction from some of Austin’s finest professional musicians through Anthropos Arts. Anthropos Arts’ music-education programs, now in their 13th year, pair students from Title I schools in […]

2012 Clear Your Clutter Day recap

As a result of this year’s Austin Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) clear your clutter day event and the 445 cars that dropped off items at Bethany United Methodist Church in support of Get Organized Month, several nonprofits received needed items. Austin Groups for the Elderly received 30 items including wheelchairs […]

Local gallery owner and community activist may face closure

Community activist, author and entrepreneur Joyce Adejumo has spent a lifetime helping the community. After establishing Mitchie’s Gallery, she opened the gallery doors for an extensive list of programs including weekly children activities such as science and math tutoring, art workshops, sign language with story time, monthly family friendly poetry, a Co-Dependent No More-Women Support […]

Go BOSH Conference 2011

On October 21st, 2011, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors will be in attendance at this year’s Go BOSH Conference 2011 at the UT Longhorn Stadium Event Center Belmont Hall, Centennial Ballroom. Organized by Minority Start-Up Association of Texas, the day long event is designed to facilitate knowledge sharing, relationship building and deal making amongst Central Texas […]

2011 Summer Leadership Training Program in Washington D.C.

This summer LaunchPad (LP), local organization that reaches out to disadvantage students that are at academic crossroads due to at-risk behavior, is partnering with Enlightened Leadership Training Program in Washington, D.C. LaunchPad has identified 5 students who have successfully completely the LP program to be the Texas Delegation for the summer training camp running from […]

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 […]

Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce Lunar New Year Gala

Themed by the year of the rabbit, luckiest animal of the Chinese Zodiac, The Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce (TACC) celebrated the 15th Annual Lunar New Year Gala at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.  Contemporary oil paintings from world-renowned Chinese-American artist Xinsheng Wang back dropped the festivities and the spectacular evening commenced with […]

Teen Parent Mentor of Austin

The Teen Parent Mentor Network of Austin (TPMN) will be hosting a Kickoff Party and Silent Auction with items from local Austin retailers as an introduction to the Austin area on January 30, 2011 from 6-8 PM at the Old Pecan Street Café (504B Trinity Street in Downtown Austin).  The event is open to the […]

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 […]

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. […]


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