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Support The Arts:Texas State of the Arts License Plate
Your purchase of a "Texas State of the Arts" license plate will help nurture all the arts and give your car a little class at the same time. It is only $30.00 more than the normal registration fee and can be personalized. Best of all, the proceeds bring arts programs, education, and performances to communities across the state and provide funding to artists in every field, from every background, for all art forms. Remember, you don't have to wait until the registration on your current plates expire. You may apply for this special plate at any time during the year and your regular registration fees will be prorated. ACT NOW! For more information on how to order your work of art, call the Texas Commission on the Arts at 1.800.252.9415 or go online at http://www.arts.state.tx.us/lp/home.asp
to download an application. Did you know that the State of the Arts license plates has sold more plates than all 48 collegiate plate designs combined?
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Habitat For Humanities RE-Store
Habitat For Humanities has a new building materials recycle store offering new and used building materials at discounted prices! Of course the original phenomenon still resides in East Austin at 310 Comal. Habitat RE-Store in Austin has raised enough revenue to build ten additional homes each year and diverted 1252 tons of material per year from our landfill. Visit, donate & purchase materials now as well at their newest location located at 7434 North Lamar. To contact the Lamar store call 225-9264. To contact the Comal store call 478-2165 Or just visit the RE-store website at www.RE-store.com
Water Conservation Programs
Find out all you need to know about the City of Austin's water conservation programs including rainbarrell sales and rebates at http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/watercon
.Austin Library Recycling
Did you know that you can drop off those used print cartridges at any Austin Library branch for recycling … yes, you can!
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Useful Information:The Kim Komando Show
Got computer questions? Don't let technology pass you by … listen to The Kim Komando Show on 590 KLBJ on your AM radio dial on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. Kim provides a non-threatening, common sense show for all your needs. Visit www.komando.com
for daily tips and cool website listings … and don't forget to subscribe to her weekly newsletter for all the latest information to keep your computer running smoothly. You will be glad you did!
Money Talk by Carl Stuart is another radio show on 590 KLBJ AM that will keep you up to speed with the financial world. Easy listening and guaranteed to learn something new every Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Learn more at http://www.590klbj.com/bios/carl_stuart.aspx
First Thursday In South Austin
A rapidly growing Austin tradition is an evening stroll down South Congress on the first Thursday of every month to enjoy all the quirkiness of Austin! SoCo district shop owners started it and now street vendors, musicians, drummers and lots more keep it a fresh and guaranteed interesting experience for those who partake. Don't miss it or you truly miss out! Visit www.firstthursday.info
for the latest details.
West End Gallery Night
The first Thursday of every month. Galleries open until 8pm. Find more details at www.artaustin.org/westend.htm
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