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A Word about Recycling — July 26

A variety of recycling items from around the nation and the world taken from a recent Resource Recycling eNewsletter.
In the northeast we find in the 25 years since the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility in Springfield, Mass opened, it has processed 1 million tons of material. This saved communities in western Massachusetts an estimated $62 million in landfill fees.

Nationwide survey: The presidential candidate and celebrity most Americans want to play table tennis against

EVANSVILLE, IN – STIGA, a world leader in the sport of table tennis, recently announced the results of a new nationwide survey commissioned to determine which presidential candidate and celebrity Americans would most want to play table tennis against, in honor of National Table Tennis Day on July 17.
According to a new online survey of 2,012 U.S. adults ages 18 and older, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of STIGA, of the options provided, nearly one third (32 percent) would most want to play table tennis against former Senator Hillary Clinton.

This year’s Float Fest extended to three days

Float Fest, the world’s only tubing and live music festival, announces their expanded three-day lineup. Float Fest’s 2015 will take place on the beautiful San Marcos River at Cool River Ranch and will include two more days to enjoy the most uncommon music festival experience in the U.S. beginning Friday, August 28 running through Sunday, August 30.

Photo courtesy Hays County Food Bank

Keys to feed hungry

Hays County Food Bank needs your unwanted and unneeded keys to help feed the hungry in Hays County. Instead of letting those old keys get lost and lay useless in forgotten drawers, why not put them to a more charitable use?
Melissa Pursely of San Marcos discovered some unneeded keys in her own home, and she wanted to use the unneeded pieces of metal for good. She found a way through the Key for Hope Foundation.
The Key for Hope Foundation is a nonprofit organization located in Massachusetts, and they help hunger fighting organizations across the nation.

Steel Magnolias singing group to perform at First Baptist Aug. 2

The Steel Magnolias are revving up, fine-tuning, and praying earnestly for an upcoming 16-day mission trip glorifying their Lord Jesus Christ as they embark on their 2015 Fall Tour to Virginia Beach, and on up the northeast coast to Niagara Falls, from Oct. 3 – 18, covering 15 states.  
The troupe of singers has a full concert schedule of 28 programs between now and their tour launch date in October, but it has not allowed them to be in San Marcos, where the singing group is headquartered.


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