Walk With Pride is an annual program that helps provide a new pair of back-to-school shoes for Big Country students. ‘Walk With Pride’ is a cooperative effort of the Salvation Army and the Abilene Association of Realtors. The program has been going on for over 25 years and is available to all children ages 4 through 12 years of age, the kids must be enrolled in head-start thru the 5th grade. Here’s how to apply.
Get your kids immunizations all caught up before school starts this Thursday, August 2nd, 2012. The Medical Care Mission will be holding a free immunization clinic at their offices on Pine Street. There are some things you’ll need to bring with you in order to get your kids their shots.
The Abilene Public Library is set to finish out the last days of summer vacation, with a host of fun and involving activities. August may well be the hottest month of the year , but there’s no reason to be bored and hot. Check out the lineup of events at out local libraries.
The Cross Plains public library was one of 78 libraries in America, chosen to participate in the ‘Big Read’ program. The library is set to receive an endowment for the arts. The ‘Big Read’ is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore and promote reading in America.
Saturday is the National Day of the American Cowboy (NDAC) and will be celebrated all over the Lone Star State. The closest place to Abilene holding a big celebration is the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Most all activities associated with the NDAC at the Fort Worth Stockyards will be free, with only a few exceptions.
If you own a food service business, work in food service, or have ever considered working food service, this class is for you. The Texas Department of State Health Services is holding a special accredited food handlers class. The class is a must and helps food service employees learn about food service safety. Signing up in advance is recommended as space is limited.
What could be better than dancing under the big Texas sky? How about doing it at the Abilene State Park while raising money to benefit the Abilene State Park. Mark you calendar as the Friends of the Abilene State Park host, ‘Dance Under the Stars 3′ with Muddy Creek performing live. Here’s how to get your tickets.
I was just contacted by my friend Melissa who happens to work for the American Cancer Society here in Abilene. She needs help, what she really needs is ‘Volunteer Drivers.’ The American Cancer Society ‘Road to Recovery’ program needs your help. You don’t have to be a doctor or a nurse, you just need to own a car, have insurance and be a safe driver. Here is your chance to help out a family member or a friend or maybe a complete stranger that needs help. Here’s how you can volunteer.
The Big Country Chapter of the Texas Tech Parents Association will be hosting their annual ‘Texas Tech Red Raider Send Off’ August 3rd, 2012 at Frontier Texas. Tech supporters from Abilene are invited to come out and assist friends and family of area students that will be leaving for Texas Tech University in Lubbock, for a big send off gathering.
I just celebrated my 26th wedding anniversary with my wife Donna yesterday, which got me thinking about, how much weddings cost these days. I wonder if I were to get married ‘on the cheap’. Could I really save money by purchasing everything from ‘Craigslist’? At the mere mention of it here at the radio station, the ladies all asked me if I was out of my mind, two told me, “get out of my office! Now.” One asked if I wanted to get hurt and Shay, she just glared at me and then she let loose.
With the summer days getting hotter, it seems our appetites are diminishing quite a bit. I know that during the summer, I tend to eat out less, for the simple fact that, the heat takes it out of me and nothing really sounds good. S
Hot Summer days are perfect for a little frozen treat of some kind, and if you’re looking for an excuse to partake of some creamy goodness, I’m about to give you one. The folks at Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) are working closely with several Texas Dairy Queens on a special one day fund raiser. This is the 26th year that CMN has been the beneficiary of the ‘Miracle Treat Day’. Here’s how you can participate.
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