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A Word About Recycling - Sept. 27

Again a variety of things primarily taken from the Resource Recycling e-Newsletter.
As you probably have gathered from reading these columns, we have a special place in our hearts for the youth of America, its future.
Thus we were pleased to see, “For the fifth year in a row, Keep America Beautiful is hosting a national competition to see which K-12 school can recycle the most.”

Photo by Arturo Arias On Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 3:30 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library, Arturo Arias will discuss his book, “Taking Their Word: Literature and the Signs of Central America.” The Tomás Rivera Regents Professor in Latin American Literature at the University of Texas at Austin, Arias is highly regarded as an expert on Central American literature with an emphasis on indigenous literature as well as critical theory, race, gender and sexuality in postcolonial studies. (photo by Arturo Arias)

Photo by Lori Steindorf Dr. Mary Esther Huerta, Dr. Jesse Gainer and Dr. Sergio M. Martínez comprise the steering committee of the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award. The Texas State University College of Education developed the award to honor authors and illustrators who create literature that depicts the Mexican American experience. Established in 1995 at the university, the award is named in honor of Dr. Tomás Rivera, a distinguished alumnus of Texas State University. (Photo by Lori Steindorf)

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