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Condoleezza Rice Will Speak at Abilene Global Samaritan Resources Benefit Nov. 18th

Global Samaritan Resources (GSR) Executive Director Danny Sims announced that former Secretary of State, Dr. Condoleezza Rice will be their featured speaker for their annual Fall benefit fundraiser. Unlike past GSR fundraisers, this will not be a dinner event but rather a lecture and discussion. According to Sims the lecture will makes it more affordable for students and military. Check out more on the event.

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Easter Egg Hunts in Abilene for 2014

If you're looking for places for your kids to Easter Egg Hunt in Abilene in 2014, you'll find several. The city-wide Easter Egg Hunt at Oscar Rose Park is no longer. New Hope Church youth minister Rob says "we will host our annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19th at the church and will include a multimedia Easter lesson and more. The general public is invited to attend." Here's more on Easter weekend activities in Abilene.

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A Taste Of Abilene Benefiting the Rotary Club is Coming to the Abilene Civic Center April 29th

Get ready to sample food from over 30 Big Country restaurants, all at one location. The annual Taste of Abilene hosted by the Rotary Club of Abilene (RCA) and the Abilene Restaurant Association (ARA) is Tuesday, April 29th at the Civic Center. Are there some restaurants you've always wanted to try, but for whatever reason you didn't? Here's your chance to try them all, check it out.

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The Create Womentum Women’s Conference is Coming to Abilene April 5th at the Paramount Theatre

The 'Create Womentum' Women's Conference will be in Abilene on April 5th. Kathy Hawk says "you can get your 'Wo' back and I'm willing to help you during the 'Womentum Conference', plus I'll help make you realize dreams and ambitions". Kathy and friends invite you for a day of faith, inspiration, connection and love at the Paramount Theater. Here are all the details to sign up

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4th Annual Cajun Fest to Benefit the Abilene Education Foundation is April 10th in Abilene

Hungry for some authentic Cajun food? The Abilene Education Foundation (AEF) is hosting the 4th annual Cajun Fest Thursday, April 10th. The crawfish and shrimp boil is being prepared by Chris Casto's Catering (formerly Two Daddy's Crawfish) from Bosier City, Louisiana. Casto's/Two Daddy's is world known for their authentic Cajun Cuisine. My advice to you is don't miss it, get your tickets now and get there early.

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The All New “Big Country Outdoor and Home Expo” Expands and Moves to the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene

What do you get when you combine the "Big Country Home & Garden Expo" with the "Big Country Boat & Outdoor Sports Show"? The Big Country Home Builders Association's (BCHBA) all new and improved "Big Country Outdoor & Home Expo." This big new event will be Saturday and Sunday, March 29th and 30th at the Taylor County Expo Center.

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Friends of the Abilene State Park are Hosting Their Annual “Life’s Better Outside” 5K Run April 5th

Friends of the Abilene State Park are hosting a “Life’s Better Outside” 5K run at the Abilene State Park. The run is scheduled for Saturday April 5th with registration beginning at 8:00am and the race starts 9:00am. This promises to be a beautiful and very scenic route. Here's what you'll need to know to register for this fun 5K.

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Annual Rescue the Animals and West Texas Animal Shelters “Big Country Spring Adoption” is April 11th – 13th

The Abilene Animal Shelter, Rescue the Animals SPCA, the North Shore Animal League and a few Humane societies and animal shelters from around the big country are teaming up for a "Big Country Spring Adoption". Every dog, cat kitten and puppy within 19 counties will be here in Abilene for this major adoption event April 11th - 13th. I will be living in the my custom made dog house at the corner of Catclaw and Southwest Drive.

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Kiwanis of Abilene to Host the 65th Annual Pancake Day April 26th

The Kiwanis Club of Abilene is hosting their "65th Annual All You Can Eat Pancake Day and Auction" Saturday April 26th, 2014. This years event at the Abilene Civic Center is sponsored by I-Hop. I-Hop provides all the pancake batter for this event, plus some key 'I-Hop personnel' to mix up the secret recipe batter for the pancakes. That said, you can bet I'll be broadcasting live, eating pancakes and bidding on the auction items. Here's what else is going on.

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The Play for Rex Foundation is Hosting a Golf Tournament and Aaron Watson Concert Fundraiser in Abilene

The Play for Rex Foundation is hosting it's annual golf tournament and benefit concert. The event will take place April 14th, 2014 at the Abilene Country Club. This is a benefit fundraiser with an Aaron Watson concert to follow. Click through for sign up and concert information.

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The Annual Central Texas Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show is April 12th and 13th at the Abilene Civic Center.

 

The Central Texas Gem and Mineral Society (CTGMS) presents their annual Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show, April 12th and 13th, at the Abilene Civic Center. This years exhibits include raw gems and precious stones as well as finished jewelry. The show also features prehistoric fossils, rare minerals, beads and jewelry making equipment. There will be door prizes, live and silent auction items and a grand prize drawing. All proceeds benefit the CTGMS scholarship program.

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The 56th Annual “Worlds Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up” is Mar. 7th-9th in Sweetwater

The 56th annual "Worlds Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up" is March 7th, 8th and 9th at the Nolan Country Coliseum in Sweetwater. In 1958 the Sweetwater Jaycees started this event as a way to control snake populations in West Texas. The over population of rattlesnakes was causing harm to livestock in the Big Country. Today, this event draws more than 40,000 visitors every year. Here's what is happening this weekend.

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