The 15th annual ’Roo Boo at Austin College, hosted by the local chapter of Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 29 in Sid Richardson Center of the Robert T. Mason Athletic-Recreation Complex, off Brockett Street and just east of the football stadium.
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Austin College’s Kappa Gamma Chi sorority will hold its 24th annual 5K ’Roo Run and Joey Walk Nov. 1, with proceeds supporting Women Rock!, a Sherman organization that provides education to encourage early breast cancer detection. Cost for the race is $15 per person or $10 each for a team of three or more. Participants receive a T-shirt and are included in a raffle after the run.
First Hand Texoma will host a Christian music concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kidd Key Memorial Auditorium in Sherman. The “With Every Act of Love” tour will feature Jason Gray, Unspoken, Lindsay McCaul and Carrolton.
The cast of Strays The Musical has been rehearsing since late September, preparing for the Nov. 6, 7 and 8 performances at 7 p.m. in the Honey McGee Playhouse in Sherman. Strays is an original show by Amy Shojai and Frank Steele that explores furry foibles from the pets’ point of view. Proceeds will benefit two local, non-profit animal rescue groups - the Animal Refuge Foundation in Sherman and the Red River SPCA based outside of Whitesboro.
Ten Thousand Villages (TTV), a non-profit organization, will bring its International Artisan Fair to Sherman this Friday and Saturday. The event, hosted by the Mission Team of First United Methodist Church, will be held in the church’s Community Life Center. Hours will be 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday. All proceeds will directly benefit the artisans from 38 countries.
Life was not easy for Trenell Walker growing up in poverty in North Texas. But back in 1995, the 14-year-old had a plan for how he was going to rescue his mother from a life spent floating among shacks and collapsing tenements.
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DENTON - Mary Mackennen Laird and Kevin Gordon Harkness, both of Denton, were wed on Oct. 11. Officiating was Austin Laird, brother of the bride, of Bellingham, Washington.
EDWARDS, Colorado - Tiffany Eitel and Jeffrey Strasner, both of Dallas, were wed Sept. 27 at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in Edwards, Colorado. Officiating was Luke Wegner, pastor of Calvary Chapel Vail Valley.
Fred and Marilyn Zickrick talk to Jenna Roper, center and Cadey Vickers about bluebonnet seeds the girls were selling as a 4-H Club fundraiser at the Grayson County Master Gardners Garden Show at Loy Lake in Denison Saturday afternoon.