The TCU Summer Music Institute in Fort Worth, TX provides an intense, fun-filled experience for middle and high school students.
Band camp will take place June15-19, Marching Percussion and Clarinet Workshops will be held June 23-24, and a Saxophone Workshop is featured June 25. (Source: Fort Worth Child).
For registration, access music.tcu.edu/smi.asp online or call 817-257-7341.
In unrelated event news, the 6th Annual Spirit of Kindness Silent Auction and Dinner Fundraiser will be featured June 26 for the Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center.
For details, go to mspca.org on the Web.
On June 28 the Sudz N’ Fuzz Dog and Car Wash will be presented at the Cape Cod Animal Care and Adoption Center, 1577 Falmouth Road in Centerville, MA. For more details, see the MSPCA website address above.
In other event news, the Kona Marathon benefiting the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will be held in June 29 in Kona, HI.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
In unrelated health news, Duncanville, TX firefighter Tim Riffe is in the midst of a tough fight against colon cancer and his fire department is going all out to help him. (Source: Neighborsgo). There are several fundraising efforts on the horizon and you can look up kramergames.com on the Net to contribute.
In other health news, new ozone standards have been adopted but fall short for public health, reports the American Lung Association. Pulmonary Rehabilitation legislation is also needed for millions of Americans, according to the agency. (Source: lungusa.org).
“Over 40 Senators and 179 Representatives have cosponsored S.329/HR 522, the Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation Act of 2007,” a press release stated.
NARAL Pro-Choice Texas is asking citizens to sign an online petition urging Congress to help prevent unintended pregnancies in that state by making birth control more affordable. The reimbursement rate for birth control has not increased in decades while costs continue to rise and 98 percent of American women will use it to responsibly plan pregnancies with their families, according to the organization.
“Women spend an average of 35 years avoiding an unintended pregnancy and only five years actively planning one,” literature states.
You can send an online letter at secure2.convio.net/choice/site/. (Source: Planned Parenthood).
In unrelated news, acclaimed automotive artist Bill Neale of Dallas, a founding member of the Automative Arts Society, unveiled a large painting of Parnelli Jones in a King Cobra at the prestigious Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in March, according to writer Terry Box. (http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/bus/stories/DN-Autos2_09emp.ART.State.Edition1.4444dc4.html).
“Mr. Neale, a longtime friend of Carroll Shelby, is a contributing artist for Car and Driver, Cavallino, and Automobile Magzines,” said Box. “Mr. Neale, 83, says the King Cobra is one of his favorite Shelby racing cars.”
The 24-by-36-inch painting depicts Jones at speed in a King Cobra at Riverside International Raceway in Oct. 1964, Box wrote.