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Hays County Food Bank thanks Bluebonnet Lions Club

The Hays County Food Bank would like to recognize The Bluebonnet Lions Club for their loyal support for at least 20 years. They have generously supported the food bank in 2014. The food bank has received donations from several individual members, as well as community grants from the club throughout the year. The Bluebonnet Lions have donated almost $6,000 the past six , including donations for the Hays County Food Bank’s beautiful cookbook last year, “The Food Banquet.” From left are Bluebonnet Lions members Linda Jalufka, Debby Lawrence, Kate Shaw and Trish Wilder.

2015 Best Book Awards chosen, submissions being accepted for 2016

Readers of the delightful titles selected for Texas Association of Authors (TxAuthors) Best Book Awards would agree that their selected books are winning reads and top-tier selections in their categories.
By any measure, excellent books from this year’s list are of stellar quality. They are delivering to readers, who love to fall into the pages, the experience of climbing out with the greatest satisfaction. Among the newest slate of winners is “Revelations of My Heart: Poems, Prayers, Notes and Quotes” by Kimberly E.M. Beasley.

An assemblage piece created by co-owner of the art center, Beverly Mangham.

‘Lucky in Love’ gallery, sale at Eye of the Dog

Eye of the Dog Art Center (EOTDAC) will celebrate Friday, Feb. 13 and Valentine’s Day with its upcoming  “Lucky in Love” show. The gallery features a variety of studio and guest artists’ work — ranging from sculpture, pottery and assemblage to jewelry and photography — at the Dogseye Gallery on the EOTDAC campus Fri., Feb. 13 from 6 – 9 p.m.  
All works will be available for purchase and a gift market Saturday, Feb. 14 from noon to 5 p.m. will offer another opportunity to view and or purchase the locally created art.
Participating local artists include:
Beverly Mangham

CareerBuilder’s most bizarre late-to-work excuses

Getting to work on time can be hard enough without the added obstacles imposed by car trunk thieves, gas station stick-ups and shower mishaps. Yet, these are exactly the types of incidents some workers claim prevented them from getting to work on time this year, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder.
More than 2,100 hiring and human resource managers and more than 3,000 workers across industries participated in the nationwide survey, conducted online by Harris Poll from November 4 to December 2, 2014.

Second year of Ameripolitan Music Awards on Feb. 17

The second annual Ameripolitan Music Awards will be held Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. at the historic Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Avenue in downtown Austin. Nominated artists slated to perform at this year’s ceremony include James Hand, The Derailers, Amber Digby, Paul Pigat, Jason D. Williams, Elana James, The Western Swing Authority, Jason Roberts with The Cactus Blossoms and Sarah Gayle Meech.
Additional performances include Ray Benson, Earl Poole Ball, Redd Volkaert, Dale Watson, and other special guests.

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