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Archive for June 2009

Summer 09 Training and Employment Partnership

If you are a youth in the Abilene/Big Country area you may be eligible for summer employment. The jobs offered are through a partnership with the workforce commission and local employers.If you meet any of the criteria listed below you maybe able to learn a skill and earn some money this summer.1. Receiving Public Assistance…

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CHEROKEE HOME 50 YEARS OF SERVICE TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Many decades ago people were concerned about how to meet their responsibilities in helping unfortunate children. Dedicated Christians in Abilene, Texas, explored interest in a home for these children. It was pioneers like B. A. Hayes, J. E. Epperson, J. C. Bristo, Hilly Walker, W. C. White, and Haven Miller, who made the dream come…

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Rigsby speaks at Unifying Men for Christ Program

Editors Note: Rigsby spoke in April however I thought this might be a message that men would want to think about as we celebrate Father’s Day. I trust that you will have a great Father’s Day. Rick Rigsby spoke at Cooper High School to approximately 300 individuals, mostly men, but a few women were present.…

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ACU receives funds from ExxonMobil gift-matching program

Abilene Christian University has again benefitted from a program created by ExxonMobil Foundation which supports higher education by matching donations made by ExxonMobil employees to a college or university. On May 8, Mr. Walter Buchholtz, public affairs manager of ExxonMobil Foundation, delivered the gift check of $139,380 to Dr. Royce Money, ACU president. {{more}}The matching…

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ACU graduates honored for high achievements at May Commencement

Abilene Christian University honored some of the best and brightest of its students at May Commencement last Saturday, presenting special awards to 13 undergraduates and two graduate students. {{more}} The V.W. and Loretta Kelley Scholarship Award, awarded annually to graduating seniors for graduate study, was presented to Charrelle Coates, biochemistry major from Clarksville, Tenn., and…

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NEUGEBAUER: IT’S TIME TO MODERNIZE INSURANCE AGENT LICENSING

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, May 21st, 2009 Congressman Randy Neugebauer and his colleague Rep. David Scott , introduced H.R. 2554, the National Association of Registered Agents & Brokers Reform Act . This straight-forward legislation will reform the current system of insurance agent licensing to streamline licensing for insurance agents and brokers who do business in more…

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STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT

May 25th, 2009Today, North Korea said that it has conducted a nuclear test in violation of international law. It appears to also have attempted a short range missile launch. These actions, while not a surprise given its statements and actions to date, are a matter of grave concern to all nations. North Korea’s attempts to…

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