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The 2014 Green Choices-Earth Day Festival


Austin Community College-Riverside Campus, 1020 Grove Blvd, Austin | TX
Tuesday, April 22nd
10:00am - 7:00pm


The Green Choices Festival is jam packed with lots of Green Fun that is Mama Earth Approved.

Engaging speakers include former Austin Mayor, Will Wynn.  There will also be sustainability workshops, green exhibitors & vendors, live music,local food and artisans and more!!
 
Admission in is FREE, but they encourage you to bring 2 can food items for the Capital Area Food Bank!  Please consider donating to the cause and making their mission come true. You can volunteer some time to help, too.
 
Be the Change you wish to see in the world!

For more information, visit: http://austinresa.com
 

American Lung Association's Fight for Air Climb


The Frost Bank Tower, 401 Congress | Austin TX
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
7:30 am - 1 pm


Fight for Air Climbs are the American Lung Association’s most unique fundraisers. Climbs take place in prominent skyscrapers, stadiums or arenas and involve walking, running or racing up hundreds of steps. Sometimes called a "vertical road race", teams and individual participants can use the event as a fitness target, as a race, or as a great way to be active and meet new friends.  We know a lot about lung disease, but there is so much we don't know. Your participation will raise the funds necessary to provide lifesaving education, research and advocacy so we can beat lung disease and soon find a cure.
Registration is only $15 until November 15th and then goes up to $25. There is a minimum fundraising requirement of $100. This is a family friendly event as we will have lots of activities for everyone. 

For more information visit:  http://www.austinclimb.org

Lifeworks & Kendra Scott Present The White Party


The Long Center, Austin | TX
Friday, May 2nd
8:00 - Midnight


Austin’s most anticipated party keeps getting better, resulting in sellout crowds the last 7 years. Since our début at The Long Center, record crowds of 700+ of Austin’s social and philanthropic elite gather to meet, mingle, and give back by supporting the mission of LifeWorks.

Lifeworks helps youth and young adults who’ve endured circumstances that are unimaginable. Abuse. Neglect. Abandonment. Violence. We are fearless in our commitment to success. From our emergency shelter and counseling services to our education services, workforce training and transitional living – everything we do is focused on creating self-sufficient individuals, and in turn, strong, stable families.

LifeWorks Youth & Family Alliance offers more than 20 programs that can be accessed alone or in combination to help our youth and families achieve self-reliance. This comprehensive approach quickly identifies and initiates the right mix of services to support each client’s individual goals by bringing together all of the strengths of LifeWorks in a focused, actionable framework.

You can support this vital work in your community when you attend The White Party, a fantastic night of dancing, tasty treats from our Gourmet Gallery and delicious signature drinks from Patron!

For more details, visit: http://whitepartyaustin.org

16th Annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk 2014


The Palmer Events Center
Saturday, May 14th
9:00am


The 16th Annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk’s WAG & SWAG is moving indoors! Join us for a stroll around the beautiful Palmer Events Center overlooking Auditorium Shores and lots of exciting entertainment, giveaways, games and the chance for your dog to be a STAR…all inside! Help us fetch even more Guinness World Records, including the return of our Guinness World Record Holding Fur Ball. Participating pooches will enjoy the latest in dog food samples, advice from top veterinarians, games of canine skill and even a doggie psychic. 100% of the proceeds benefit Service Dogs, Inc. celebrating its 25th anniversary of transforming shelter dogs into assistants for disabled individuals free of charge. Take advantage of early bird discounts by registering online.

For more information visit: http://www.servicedogs.org/

Ben-Willie-Darrell Present LINKS & LYRICS 2014


ACL Live at the Moody Theater. Austin | TX
Friday, September 5th
8:00pm


Vince Gill is joining his long time friends Edith Royal and Ben Crenshaw in support of the Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease with the “Links & Lyrics” songwriters showcase performance at the spectacular ACL Live at the Moody Theater located at 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd. Ben-Willie-Darrell Present Links & Lyrics 2014 is this year’s signature gala event for the DKR Fund and will be an integral part of the fundraising efforts for AD research. Sponsorships are available now through the DKR Fund and general admission tickets are on sale at acl-live.com.

For more information, visit: http://dkrfund.org


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