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BBB: Beware of Not-So-Fun ‘Fun’ Runs

 

The Better Business Bureau has been hearing lots of complaints from around the country about various fun runs that have been cancelled with short notice, often with no refunds. Last week, BBB of Greater Cleveland reported on a 5K Foam Fest that was cancelled with just four days’ notice. An email to paid participants said “Unfortunately, we’re not able to provide you with a refund.” A similar event scheduled for southern California was also cancelled with the same “no refund” email. The race website says they have ceased operations as of July 17. Another race company has offered Foam Fest participants a discount code for future theme races.

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Victoria Police to Raise Money for Children

To raise money for the Children's Miracle Network and Santa Rosa Children's Hospital in San Antonio, several Victoria police officers are taking a seat on the dunk tank at the Dunk-a-Cop event at Wal-Mart, 4001 Houston Highway on Saturday.

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Pam Tillis Coming To Victoria

With nearly a dozen Top Ten Country hits, Grand Ole Opry star and 1994 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Pam Tillis will be performing at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, January 16th at 7:30 p.m. for the 6th Annual Charity Concert Series. Known for her distinctive voice and eclectic style, Pam Tillis recorded some of the biggest Country hits of the 1990's

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The Red Cross Needs You!

Hurricane Sandy has left a path of devastation along the East Coast and surrounding states.  Here in South Texas, we know how important the work of the American Red Cross is in times of natural disasters, and right now, the Red Cross needs your help!  How can you be a Red Cross "hero?" 

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Taylor Swift Donates Red Shoes to Raise Money for Charity

When it comes to charity, superstar Taylor Swift is putting her money where her feet are. The ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together‘ singer has donated a pair of her own red shoes for an online auction to raise money for a charity that provides shoes to people living in poverty.

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Songwriters to Perform for Charity Thursday

Victorians are in for a real treat Thursday night at the Welder Center in downtown Victoria. Three of the best songwriters anywhere, led by Allen Shamblin, will be performing at the Songwriters Charity Concert.

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Brantley Gilbert Helps Out The Boot Campaign

 

Speaking of giving of oneself, our good friend Brantley Gilbert is joining forces with 'The Boot Campaign' to do his part for returning veterans.

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Chris Young Keeps The Music Playing In Nashville Schools

 

One of the great things about country music is the way the stars give back to the community. You may not hear about it, because it's not a grab for publicity. But I guarantee you, most of them are more than happy to give of themselves to help out, whatever the cause. Here's the perfect example.

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Warren Buffet Donates $1.5 Billion to the Gates Foundation
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Warren Buffet Donates $1.5 Billion to the Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation just got a $1.5 billion infusion.

Warren Buffet, the third-richest person in the world, gave 19.34 million shares of his insurance and investment company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., to the charitable organization, which was created by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife to help address the world's education, health and poverty problems.

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Couple Tries to Rob Charity Lemonade Stand
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Couple Tries to Rob Charity Lemonade Stand

In an attempt to garner the title "World's Meanest Robbers," a couple in Houston held up a charity lemonade stand run by 13-year-old Chelsea Edwards and her two friends.

Gage Turner, 20, and Amber Umbarger, 21, allegedly approached the lemonade booth, inquired about the cost and then grabbed the money jar and ran.

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Gary and Diane Heavin, founders of 'Curves' and the latest 'Secret Millionaires'
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‘Secret Millionaire’ Doesn’t Fail To Inspire

I just got done watching 'Secret Millionaire' and all I can say is WOW.

My dear friend Monica Lassmann had told me about the show and how touching it was so I decided to watch it. This week's show was about Gary and Diane Heavin who are the co-owners of 'Curves'.

Gary and Diane left their wealthy lifestyles behind to spend a week in Houston's poverty-stricken Third Ward. They were given $6.50 per day to use for food while they were on their journey.

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