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Alice White: Resources & opportunities: wherever you work, worship, volunteer, play or thrive
Alice White

March, 2011

1.     Contact cricketcourt@suddenlinkmail.com to volunteer to help with academic tutoring/mentoring & teaching after school at Cricket Court Apartments' Community Center/GO Center:  Mrs. Princess  N. Johnson, Site Mgr., Cricket Court Apartments; 1102 58th St./Lubbock (806) 765-8134.    

 

2.     College/career-readiness resourceswww.ClosingTheGaps.org & www.GenTX.org  Download presentations, co-brand with GenTX logo, order GenTX items to invigorate your college/career events.  Generation TX is a movement fueled by people in communities across Texas who are committed to creating the most successful generation ever – people like you.

 

3.     www.TrueHero.org/projects/index.cfm?id=554 to vote for a local, service-learning project.

 

 

4.     2-legged dog & his special rescuer in need of assistance www.examiner.com/dogs-in-national/2-legged-dog-and-his-special-rescuer-need-of-assistance?CID=examiner_alerts_article

 

Also:

March 5 &12Parish/Faith Community Nursing   Preparation Course; Lubbock, TX:  STH.RNR@Door.Net or 806-983-8096.  Also, TEXAS HEALTH MINISTRY Calendar of Events:  http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/library/nursing.shtm

 

Sat., March 5, 9a-5p:  College-bound retreat for high school juniors & seniors will be held at the Texas Tech University campus:  hispanicscholarshipfund@ttu.edu  RSVP for the RetreatLeticia.De Larrosa@TTU.edu or 806-742-8681, x. 263.  Want to go to college and don’t know how? Hispanic Scholarship Fund can help! The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar Chapter at Texas Tech University invites Area High School Juniors and Seniors to attend an informational retreat with great keynote speakers & awesome workshops! Lunch will be provided!

 

Sat., March 5, 11:30aNeil Kurtzman, MD:  High Blood Pressure for Dummies.  Hillcrest Country Club/in far north central Lubbock @$20.  Visit www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com & select “Date Sensitive” from the right-hand menu & then scroll downward to the entry “CEO Roundtable lunches on Saturdays in Lubbock, TX, USA” to discover upcoming speakers.

 

Tues., March 8, 8a-noon Teen Straight Talk/GO Center is co-sponsoring the "kNOw HIV" symposium with Dept. of State Health Services/Region 1/GO Center at TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building Room 110; "Big Decision" presentations (5-6:30p & 6:30-8p)  Texas Tech University Horn/Knapp residence halls.  For details:  Dr. Linda.Brice@TTUHSC.edu

 

Thurs., March 10, 12/noon: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Academic Classroom Building 250 (3601 4th St.:  www.LubbockMap.com).OIA Film Series featuring Leona’s Sister Gerri—  The Office of International Affairs (OIA) invites you to spend your lunch hour with us.  Come view one of the many extraordinary DVDs from our extensive library.  The tragic and grisly photograph—a woman on a motel floor, dead after an illegal abortion—stirred a nation and inflamed a movement.  This film tells the powerful and thought-provoking story of the anonymous woman behind the image and how she became an extraordinary icon for the ever-controversial abortion issue.  Through tears and laughter, Gerri Santoro’s tale of desperation in the days before legal abortion “unfolds in an intimate, unpretentious style” (The New York Times) as told by her family and friends.  This film has been selected for the month of March to commemorate Women’s History Month.     For more information please contact OIA at cima@ttuhsc.edu or (806) 743.2900.    

 

Sat., March 12, 11:30a:  Brent Magers, MBA, TTUHSC Medical Practice:  Healthcare Reform.  Hillcrest Country Club/in far north central Lubbock @$20.  Visit www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com & select “Date Sensitive” from the right-hand menu & then scroll downward to the entry “CEO Roundtable lunches on Saturdays in Lubbock, TX, USA” to discover upcoming speakers.

Wed., March 16, 12/noon,TTUHSC, 3401 4th St. (www.LubbockMap.com):  Academic Classroom Bldg. Room 120; Mauricio Pinto, MD, PGY II, Family Medicine, Rural Medicine in Bolivia.  Everyone is invited … free lunch will be provided to the first 35 attendees (Lubbock campus only.) 

Sat., March 19, 11:30aDelbert McDougal, Downtown Revitalization, etc.  Hillcrest Country Club/in far north central Lubbock @$20.  Visit www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com & select “Date Sensitive” from the right-hand menu & then scroll downward to the entry “CEO Roundtable lunches on Saturdays in Lubbock, TX, USA” to discover upcoming speakers.

 

Sat., March 19, 2p, 4910 Emory St. (www.LubbockMap.com):  Animal Appreciation Day & Doggie Fashion Show:  for further volunteer information, questions &/or to sign up your dog, please contact Danielle or Stephanie at 806-740-0800.

Description: http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2010-05-03-dog_tuxedo.jpgDog Attire: “Dress to Impress”  All participating dogs MUST bring copies of their up-to-date shot records to the Wellness Department by Wed.,  March 16.  Educational Booths:  Critters for Christ, Greyhound Organization/ Pet Adoption & Saving Grace Pet Adoption   Hot Dogs provided by Vista Care Hospice

 

Mon., March 21, 5:30-6:30p in in 001/basement Texas Tech University/Education:  The Effects of the Current Unrest in the Arab World on Global Peace & Security; Panelists: Dr. Saad Abi-Hamad, Asst. Professor of Islamic & Middle Eastern History; Dr. Mohammad Maqusi, Professor of Middle East Studies; & Ambassador Tibor Nagy (Moderator), Vice Provost for International Affairs.  Reception to follow.  For details:  Dr. Comfort Pratt:  c.pratt@ttu.edu

Tues., March 22, 10a–2pAgency Fair at Lubbock Christian University/Baker Conference Center (www.LubbockMap.com & www.LCU.edu).  Agencies/non-profit organizations/businesses are invited to set up exhibits about their services/opportunities.  LCU students from Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Family Studies & other degree plans will be invited to attend.   Rsvp to Dr. jeana.culbert@lcu.edu & get details about logistics for exhibitors.   

Tues., March 22, noonGlobal Poverty.  D.Vines@TTU.edu or 806-799-2494.  Lubbock Interfaith Dialogue:  fourth-Tuesday. brown-bag lunch discussions (no fees, no registration) at Saint John’s United Methodist Church, 1501 University Avenue, Lubbock (www.LubbockMap.com).  All faith perspectives are welcome.  You may participate in the discussion as you wish.  Juice, water and snacks are provided.  Since February 1986, Lubbock Interfaith Dialogue has met for brown-bag lunch on the 4th or 5th Tuesday of each month (except for December).  Please post this information on your bulletin board and join us as we find unity in the sharing of our diverse faith perspectives.

Wed., March 23, 4p:  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center/3401 4th St./Lubbock (RSVP@TTUHSC.edu or 806-743-7821), Academic Classroom Building, Room 100:  Retina Update:  Macular Degeneration & Diabetic Eye Disease, Dr. Kelly Mitchell.

 

Sat., March 26, 9:30a-4p, Girl University, one-day conference for girls in 8th–12th  grades & their parents:  Texas Tech University Holden Hall (Broadway & Boston Ave.:  www.LubbockMap.com); $20 for Girl Scouts; $25 for non-members:  www.GirlUniversity.org

 

Sat., March 26, 11:30aMarcus Borhani, PE, X-FAB Texas, Inc./Lubbock:  X-FAB is the world’s largest analog/mixed-signal foundry group manufacturing silicon wafers for mixed-signal integrated circuits. (at Hillcrest Country Club/in far north central Lubbock @$20).  Visit www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com & select “Date Sensitive” from the right-hand menu & then scroll downward to the entry “CEO Roundtable lunches on Saturdays in Lubbock, TX, USA” to discover upcoming speakers.

Tues., March 29, noonPlanning Session for Lubbock Interfaith Dialogue.  Saint John’s United Methodist Church, 1501 University Avenue, Lubbock (www.LubbockMap.com).  All faith perspectives are welcome.  You may participate in the discussion as you wish.  Juice, water and snacks are provided.  Since February 1986, Lubbock Interfaith Dialogue has met for brown-bag.  Please post this information on your bulletin board and join us as we find unity in the sharing of our diverse faith perspectives. 

 

Thur., March 31, 1-5p:  Free Immunizations @Parenting Cottage/3818 50th St./Lubbock (www.LubbockMap.com); make reservations:   806-795-7552.  Immunizations are provided by the City of Lubbock Health Department and there is NO COST.*  All childhood immunizations will be available.  Bring *your most up-to-date immunization record*  *Medicaid/CHIP cards*  Children ages 2 months to 18 years old can be immunized.  PARENTS: BE SURE TO BRING THE MOST RECENT IMMUNIZATION RECORD OR YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE IMMUNIZED! VACCINES ARE LIMITED.  RESERVATIONS REQUESTED.  For more information:  www.parentingcottage.com    

 

Sat., April 2, 11:30a Interim TTU Law School Dean Susan Fortney, JD; Hillcrest Country Club/in far north central Lubbock @$20.  Visit www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com & select “Date Sensitive” from the right-hand menu & then scroll downward to the entry “CEO Roundtable lunches on Saturdays in Lubbock, TX, USA” to discover upcoming speakers.

Fri.-Sun., April 8-10:  Conference of Assoc. of MD/MBA Programs, Overton Hotel & Conf. Center/Lubbock; AMMP2011Conference@GMail.com or 806-742-1236.

 

Fri.-Sun., April 8-10, Lubbock Arts Festival, Lubbock Memorial Civic Center (www.LubbockMap.com):  “Color Your World.”  Explore an exciting variety of visual art in the United Supermarket's Exhibit Hall, enjoy an array of music & theatrics on the Lubbock National Bank's Performance Stages, & let the kids express their creativity at the Lubbock Avalanche Journal's Children’s art area.  Plus artwork made entirely from Crayola Crayons! Admission is just $3 for adults and $1 for children under 12. For more information and a complete schedule of events go to www.lubbockarts.org or 806-744-2787. 

Fri., April 8, 7p:  Solas:  Celtic Folk Music Ensemble.  Unless otherwise noted at www.presidentialseries.ttu.edu, all events will be held in the TTU Allen Theatre.  $12 general admission through Select-A-Seat:  806-770-2000.  TTU students receive one free ticket with valid identification at the TTU Student Union Building ticket booth.  Where in Lubbock are Texas Tech University & the various locations?  www.LubbockMap.com or www.TTU.edu/CampusMap

 

Sat., April 9, 7:30a-12 noon: Young Children Conference: “Cultivating Literacy in Young Children” with Claire Dulaney, Texas School Ready!  & interest sessions:  administration, creative arts, diversity, family & community, guidance, health & safety, infant & toddler, literacy, math & science, children with special needs.  To register:  SPAEYC@hotmail.com or sdeering@southplainscollege.edu or 806-716-4645.

 

Sat., April 9, 11:45a, Dr. Nir Menachemi  Health Organization Management/John Aure Buesseler Distinguished Lectureship Series at McInturff Conference Center/University Medical Center, 612 Indiana, Lubbock (www.LubbockMap.com).  Rsvp to HOM@TTU.edu or 806-742-1236.  Part of the Assoc. of MD/MBA Programs 9th Nat. Conf. hosted by TTU & TTUHSC:  http://hom.ba.ttu.edu/MDMBAConference/Home.html

 

Sat., April 9, 11:30aLubbock County Sheriff Kelly Rowe.  Introduction by Tom Nichols.  Hillcrest Country Club/in far north central Lubbock @$20.  Visit www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com & select “Date Sensitive” from the right-hand menu & then scroll downward to the entry “CEO Roundtable lunches on Saturdays in Lubbock, TX, USA” to discover upcoming speakers.

 

Sat., April 16, 11:30a:  Hillcrest Country Club/in far north central Lubbock @$20.  Visit www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com & select “Date Sensitive” from the right-hand menu & then scroll downward to the entry “CEO Roundtable lunches on Saturdays in Lubbock, TX, USA” to discover upcoming speakers.

Sun., April 17, 7p:  Santa Fe Opera spring tour.  Unless otherwise noted at www.presidentialseries.ttu.edu, all events will be held in the TTU Allen Theatre.  $12 general admission through Select-A-Seat:  806-770-2000.  TTU students receive one free ticket with valid identification at the TTU Student Union Building ticket booth.  Where in Lubbock are Texas Tech University & the various locations?  www.LubbockMap.com or www.TTU.edu/CampusMap

 

Sat., April 23, 11:30a:  Hillcrest Country Club/in far north central Lubbock @$20.  Visit www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com & select “Date Sensitive” from the right-hand menu & then scroll downward to the entry “CEO Roundtable lunches on Saturdays in Lubbock, TX, USA” to discover upcoming speakers.

Tues., April 26, noonGLBT & FaithD.Vines@TTU.edu or 806-799-2494  Lubbock Interfaith Dialogue:  fourth-Tuesday. brown-bag lunch discussions (no fees, no registration) at Saint John’s United Methodist Church, 1501 University Avenue, Lubbock (www.LubbockMap.com).  You may participate in the discussion as you wish.  Juice, water and snacks are provided.  Since February 1986, Lubbock Interfaith Dialogue has met for brown-bag lunch on the 4th or 5th Tuesday of each month (except for December).  Please post this information on your bulletin board and join us as we find unity in the sharing of our diverse faith perspectives.

 

Tues., April 26, 6p, Wayland Baptist University silent auction & dinner/program at the Lubbock Country Club (directly west of Yucca Lane & IH-27:  www.LubbockMap.com). Proceeds will benefit WBU alumnus’ Harold Cadd memorial endowed scholarship.  Dinner piano music will be provided by Wayne McNeil, MD; & gospel music by “Harvest,” featuring Holly Betenbough.  To register/sponsor/donate:  KBrooks@WBU.edu or 806-535-2827.

Wed., April 27, 4p:  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center/3401 4th St./Lubbock (RSVP@TTUHSC.edu or 806-743-7821), Academic Classroom Building, Room 100, You & Your Medications, Dr. Charles Seifert.

 

Sat., April 30, 11:30a:  Jodey Arrington, Chief of Staff for Chancellor Hance, Texas Tech University System.  Arrington will share his experiences in the White House with President George W. Bush & will provide updates from the TTU System.  Hillcrest Country Club/in far north central Lubbock @$20.  Visit www.AliceWhite.WordPress.com & select “Date Sensitive” from the right-hand menu & then scroll downward to the entry “CEO Roundtable lunches on Saturdays in Lubbock, TX, USA” to discover upcoming speakers.



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