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Archive for February 2010

Philharmonic continues scholarship competition for local youth

The Abilene Philharmonic is proud to present our second biennial Young Artist Scholarship Competition. This event was established by the Abilene Philharmonic in 2008 to help support outstanding young musicians in the Abilene area. The competition is open to Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, String, and Piano students between the ages of 12-18 that live in Texas…

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Change of Revival Dates for Faith Deliverance Church

Come and Join in the Celebration with Special Guest Speakers & Song Ministries• Revival Conference /February 18-20, 2010 /Time: 7:00 p.m. • Anniversary Celebration /February 21, 2010 /Time: 3:00 p.m.Place: Faith Deliverance Community Church, Abilene, TXPhone: 325.695.8654Web: http://fdccabilene.comElder Jerry Jordan, PastorEveryone is Invited!

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Food for Fines = Brighter Holiday Season

Abilene Public Library patrons made the holidays much happier for scores of local families, donating almost 8 thousand pounds of food to the Food Bank of West Central Texas with their generous participation in our 11th annual Food for Fines drive. Patrons at Abilene Public Library’s locations took part from December first through the thirty…

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Great Tips For Heart Health Month

Considering that by February most people have forgotten their short-lived New Year’s resolutions, it’s a perfect time to observe Heart Health Month and make changes in your life. Since 1963, the month has been an opportunity to learn about combating heart and cardiovascular disease, which remains the country’s leading killer. With this in mind, a…

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How Furry Friends Can Boost Your Health

There are many therapeutic benefits to pet ownership. It’s been well documented that a furry friend can reduce your blood pressure and therapy dogs are used in hospitals nationwide to help patients heal. While the relationship between people and animals has been widely heralded, now comes word that scientists are finding new ways our favorite…

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Socially Speaking

An Outcry from Haiti Moves Many Hearts to Help; Back in the USA Problem of Homelessness Is Unresolved While many countries long for the freedom that the United States has to offer sometimes it is through an outcry for help when crisis hits hard. There is always an abundance of opportunities for churches with people…

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LET MY PEOPLE GO

Harriet Tubman’s desire for freedom started at a young age. As a young slave on Maryland’s eastern shore, her first task was checking the muskrat traps in the cold waters near her slave masters’ home. This task quickly sickened five-year-old Harriet, and so she was given work inside the house. Harriet was charged with the…

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