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 […]

Subiendo: The Academy for Rising Leaders

Subiendo is a five-day intensive leadership program on the University of Texas Campus open to 11th graders across the state of Texas. The academy will be held June 12th – 16th and is an opportunity for students to explore living on a University campus, as well as networking with nationally prominent community, political, and business […]

The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium’s I Am A Number Campaign

The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium (HSC) hosted its annual I Am a Number, at the home of John Hogg, M.D. (HSC Board President) and David Garza (HSC Board of Director).The event gave donors the opportunity to invest in a pool of highly motivated students eager to earn college degrees and give back to the community 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 […]

Zao hosts “A Night for Uganda”

Zao is hosting an event on December 3rd called “A Night for Uganda”. Every penny earned from this event will go to our orphanage in Uganda and we are also going to give 200 ex-child slaves in India Christmas. “A Night for Uganda” will be a fun filled night of food, drinks, great live music, […]

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 […]

Los Angeles’ Nocturnal Festival makes its way to Texas.

I have traditionally associated Labor Day weekend with pool parties, boating on the lake, or tubing on the river.  However, this year I executed a slightly different holiday weekend game plan and ventured out to the beautiful outdoor camp grounds of Rockdale, Texas, to check out the first annual Texas installment of Insomniac Events’ Nocturnal […]

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 […]

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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