Amidst the gifts, meals and parties of the holiday season, one word takes precedence — family. There’s no better time to begin learning about family roots, especially as you’re gathered together in celebration. And doing so is easier than ever.While researching family history or exploring ethnic roots was once a task-heavy chore, filled with hours…

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Disability Resources, Inc. is pleased to announce that our Big Country Christmas Concert is being offered FREE of charge this year, as our “thank you” to our many supporters. The concert will be held on December 6th, from 7-9 pm, at the historic Paramount Theatre in downtown Abilene. Elvis will perform in the form of…

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Address150 Park Road 32Tuscola, TX 79562 Phone 325-572-3204, Rick Thompson DateSaturday, December 13, 2014-Saturday,Time2 to 9 p.m.PriceFreeFor those who decorate their campsite and stay 2 or more days,the site fee will be waived for the day of the event. The public will be invited to tour the park, free of charge, from 2 to 9…

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Jim Barr and Barr Roofing challenges area roofers to give back to their community ABILENE, TX – During a busy time for area roofing companies, Jim Barr, president of Barr Roofing Company, has issued a challenge to other local roofing companies — give back to your community through United Way of Abilene. Barr Roofing has…

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Vacation is supposed to be relaxing. But travelers frequently let the details get the best of them. On your next trip, travel smart by stocking up on new technologies and accessories that can make the experience the breeze it was meant to be.Managing PhotosYour vacation photos are priceless, so protect them by storing them in…

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The Huffington Post | By Todd Van Luling Iconic game show “Wheel of Fortune” premiered in 1975, though it could have looked much different: the pilot was originally called “Shopper’s Bazaar” and featured a vertical wheel. Six-thousand episodes later, “Wheel of Fortune” is the longest-running syndicated game show in the United States. With such longevity,…

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As you book your next vacation, it doesn’t hurt to think ahead — way ahead. Technology is changing everything about the way we live, work and play, and travel is no exception.Indeed, Earth’s orbit and the depths of the oceans will become vacation destinations over the next decade, according to predictions laid out in the…

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Address352 Cypress St.Abilene, TX 79601 Phone 325-725-8152, Jill Singletary Websitehttp://www.celebrationsingersabilene.com DateFriday, December 5, 2014-FridayTime7 p.m.PriceFreeLocationParamount Theatre Additional InfoEach year in Nov-Dec, Celebration Singers performs its annual holiday concert free of charge.Abilene’s premier adult show choir performs at this 16th annual holiday concert. Celebration Singers, IncABILENE’S PREMIERE SHOW CHORUSThe Celebration Singers is a community show choir…

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Address1100 N. 6th St.Abilene, TX 79601 Phone 325-690-5030, David McKenzie DateTuesday, December 9, 2014-Wednesday, Time4 to 8 p.m.PriceFreeLocationAbilene Civic Center This event features a seated dinner, live entertainment, resources service fair and children’s area.

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FAMILY THERAPY FOR VETERANS12 FREE SESSIONS FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIESTHROUGH MVPN IN CONJUNCTION WITH LIFERENOVATIONS.Please come prepared to present a form of Veteran status verification.You can walk in at 301 Oak Street or schedule an appointment at theMVPN Peer Networking Center.Contact:MVPN Abilene Peer Networking Center325.674.1369325.690.5260301 Oak, Abilene, Texas

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