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Are Living in the Overflow

1st Corinthians 13:1-8. 1 “If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but havenot love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have thegift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I havea faith that can move mountains, but have not…

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Players in Progress Dribble into Abilene for Annual Festival

ABILENE, Texas – Approximately 300 young basketball enthusiasts and their families will travel to Abilene for the annual Players in Progress Festival, Friday through Saturday, for the 12th year. Abilene can expect 1,000 visitors in town for this event, generating $220,000 into the local economy. The players will perform on the ACU campus in Moody…

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Texas Tech University SBDC Abilene Workshop

Buying a Franchise or Business Date:  Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Time:  4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Place:  Texas Tech Small Business Development Center             Enterprise Building, 6th Floor Conference Room             500 Chestnut             Abilene, TX 79602 This workshop will provide a comprehensive understanding of franchises, franchise opportunities, the benefits of owning a franchise, and key…

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Spring Gardening

With spring just around the corner it’s time to think about preparing beds for flower and vegetable gardening. “Spring Gardening” is a free workshop at the Abilene Public Library the evening of Tuesday, March 20, which is the first day of spring!Texas Master Gardener Betty Sims will conduct the session in the second floor auditorium…

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A Busy Week for Lydia Long

All photos courtesy of Dr, Lydia Long   Abilene Woman’s Club Legacy Honoree, Reba Boyd Smith & Dr. Lydia Long.   Dr. Lydia Long & Husband Bob Bailey, at the 56th Annual Kiwanis Chili Day. {{more}} Dr. Lydia Long & Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman.   Kiwanian Cameo Harvey at the Kiwanis Chili Day.…

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Women’s History Month Interesting Facts

U.S. Women outnumber men 157.2 million vs. 153.2 million. Twice as many women are older than 85 compared to men. The median annual income for full time working women is $36,278 in 2009, up 1.9% from 2008. Women now earn 77 cents for every $1 earned by men. The highest ratio of women to men…

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The Power of Color

Learn how to add more interest to your landscape by attending a free workshop at the Abilene Public Library with a colorful slide presentation by a local landscape designer.Back by popular demand, “The Power of Color” will be presented in the second floor auditorium at the Main Library, 202 Cedar St., on Thursday, March 8…

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun Facts

1. First St. Patrick’s Day parade tookplace in 1737 in Boston. 2. Saint Patrick was not Irish by birth;he was a Romano-Briton Christian missionary born in England. His true givenname was Maewyn Succat. He was taken as a slave to Ireland by a maraudercalled Niall of the Nine hostages. 3. St. Patrick’s Day did not…

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The Nocturne Project

On March 24th, the AbilenePhilharmonic is embarking upon a new educational project to enhance theirregular season programming. The Abilene Philharmonic prepares a never beforeseen in this area project to showcase the tremendous talent found on theirstage by initiating a new series of chamber concerts that will not havea conductor. The Nocturne Project forces musicians towork…

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What Is an IRA Rollover?

If you leave a job or retire, you might wantto transfer the money you’ve invested in one or more employer-sponsoredretirement plans to an individual retirement account . An IRA rollover isan effective way to keep your money accumulating tax deferred. Using an IRA rollover, you transfer yourretirement savings to an account at a private institution…

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