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Burnet, Texas Bumet Bulletin Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Page 5A News m me I I r Mark your calendars now to come enjoy food and thn at the [)inner Tonight Healthy Cooking School, which will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. This event will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. at the Quail Point Lodge in Horseshoe Bay: "13ae program will begin at 6 p.m. If you would like more information o11 becoming a vendor, please contact Jennifer Page County Extension Agent fbr Mane County, at 325-247-4849. Demonstration recipes are cost effective, easy to prepare, and :fit into a healthy meal plan. In today's fast-paced lifestyle, nutrition and exer- cise don't have to be on the back burner. Dinner Tonight is designed to help busy fami- lies enjoy healthy and deli- cious meals, and we even pro- vide fitness tips to help peo- ple become more active. Samples will be available to taste the demonstrated meals and comment on the foods with additional recipes will be available for tasting by the entire audience. During the cooking school, everyone will see demonstrations of quick and easy-to-make recipes from the Best of [)inner Tonight recipes Chef Leo Aguirre with Fischer and Weiser, Julie Gardner, Communi~ Health Specialist tbr AgriI.Mb Extension, and Jennifer Page Llano County Extension Agent, will be conducting the food demonstrations on stage. Path to the Plate is a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service initiative which con- nects production agriculture to consumer health and nutri- tion. Path to the Plate utilizes science based inibrmation to address consumers' questions regarding food production and the connection to good health. Tom Guthrie, AgriLife Extension agent tbr agricul- tural and natural resources in Mills County, will serve as a speaker during the Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School. His wesentation will address current questions consumers may have related to food production, food safety, use of antibiotics in livestock, and the safety of genetically modified organ- isms (GMOs). Finall~, the presentation will explain why the United States has the safbst, cheapest and most abundant food sup- ply in the world and how technology in agriculture can ensure an adequate and safe food supply in the fi ture which will benefit the health of Americans. Door prizes will be given throughout the event. Each participant will be provided with recipe cards in the regis- tration bags that are packed with a variety of items from our sponsors. The unique rec- ipe cards contains six meal plans, and all recipes include the entrde, sides, and dessert - perfect for busy families. They even come perfo- rated so you can mix and match a variety of meal plans. Dinner Tonight targets busy people who still want to make time for meal preparation and feel good about what they are feeding themselves and their thmily. Its goals are to pro- mote family mealtime, teach fanailies healthy meal plan- ning and tbod preparation techniques, and promote Texas agriculture. The cost of the event is $25, For additional informa- tion, contact County Extension Agent Jennitbr Page at 325.247.4849. You can also view recorded food demonstrations on the Dinner Tonig!~t website at http://din- nertonight.tamu.edu, with recipes that are easy to down- load. DADS Honors Burnet Area Volunteers with Annual The Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) is proud to azmounce the recipients of their annual "Vision" Awards including Burner area volunteers. Each year DADS recognizes vohm- teers and partners who give their time and talents to em'ich the lives of older Texans and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Highland Lakes Respite Center in Burnet con- sists of dedicated members of the First United Methodist Church. This group provides four hours a week of free res- pite care for people in the early or middle stages of Alzheimer's. The volunteers enjoy playing games, creating arts and crafts and listening to music all while giving care- givers a breather. In recognition of their important contributions to those suffering from Alzheimer's and their care givers, DADS will honor the Highland Lakes Respite Center with a Vision award this week in Austin. "This is the reason we cre- ated the Vision Awards," says [)ADS Commissioner Jon WeizenbaunL "There are truly some amazing individuals and organizations who are work- ing to make life better for Texans who are ing or who have disabilities. They deserve to be honored for the many ways they are making a diffbr- ence." The award is one of 12 being given at this year's cere- mony, which will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday September 21, at DADS head- quarters; 701 W. 51st St. in Austin. Thor mo Bruce Bruce is a happy Basset Hound mix, approximately 3-4 yrs. old and weighs 26 Ibs. Besides being quite handsome, he is very friendly and affectionate to his human friends. If you're sitting in a chair, Bruce will likely jump onto your lap and smother you with kisses. We work by appointment only, so please contact Highland Lakes SPCA at (830) 693- 0569 for more information or to set up an interview with one of our dogs. If you enjoy spending time with dogs and love being outdoors, give us a call to learn more about how you can volunteer and help make a difference! CONTRIBUTED Anlateur Ath|et C gNOn Displaying all their medals from the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympics in Houston, are 15 young ath- letes from Kingsland's Tuck N Tumble. They have 15 gold medals, eight district awards and numerous silver and bronze medals--more than any other power tumbling gym team in attendance. They are, from left, Abby Moore, Elizabeth Lilly, Keihana Palmares, Danika Hazel, Aubry Smith, Ellie Lewis, Rachel Fry, Loren de la Rosa, Jadyn Gosselin, Jada Washington, Mikenna Chambliss, Caitlyn and Ashlee Johnson, Riley Inman and Briley Sralla. Time to FiestaJAM on Lake Marble Falls BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH THE H1G/:L.4NDZ;R The big two-day music and wine festival on Lake Marble Falls--FiestaJam-- will be happening Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24. Patrons will get a VIP preview Friday night. It will begin at 5 p.m. with a Rebecca Creek Distillery spirits tasting at Bill's Burgers, 31)7 Main Street. From 6-9 p.m. at the Uptown Sound Theater, 218 Main Street, entertain- ment will be provided by local songwriters of inter- national acclaim: Mike Blakely, Alex Harvey, John David Kent and john Arthur martinez (jAm). Those events are part of the $75 VIP package. The main event on from 2-8 p.m. on Saturday, however, comes at a ticket price of just $15 for nmsic only or $35 t'or 10 tastings of wine from seven Hill Country vineyards and beer from two local .craft brewers. Tickets are on sale via FiestaJAM.org or by call- ing 800-514-3849. It all takes place at at Lakeside Park and Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive, overlooking Lake Marble Falls. FiestaJAM's marquee event, Texas Musician of the Year Joe Ely, will be in concert at 6 p.m. Country favorites Drew Womack and john Arthur martinez, backed by Tejas, perfbnn at 5 p.m. The four Battle of the Bands finalists will be on stage from 1-5 p.m., plus wine and craft-beer tast- ings from seven Hill Country wineries/vine- yards and two Texas craft breweries. The event, the brain child of Robert Linder and jAm, is a benefit for Harmony School of Creative Arts and Marble Falls Independent School District arts programs. "John Arthur and I thought of this at the same time," said Linder. "1 am an orchestra conductor and, when I moved here, [ said we have all thee musicians around us. We need a music festival. "Unbeknownst to me. Jotm Arthur had come up with the same idea." With music as the main thread, the two bonded also over being tennis enthusi- asts and educators, but nmre skills came into the mix. "Rick Naber of Flat Creek Estate is on our board with knowledge of wineries, breweries and financials," said Linder. "Tim Stallard sets up events with tennis and music for the number one Brown Brothers tennis team. Barbara Bend, the former head of Harmony School, iatid Jared Fields are on the board." The new key the third annual event in 2016, according to Linder, is the addition of city and county support. "We qualify' for Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) funds and Marble Falls Parks Director Robert Moss and Jeanie Emerson from Burnet County Tourism are on the board. They have been big players in helping us out." "With all the new down- town developments, espe- cially the possibility of two amphitheaters down by the waterfront, this festival is a natural for Marble Falls." Linder predicts Fiesta JAM will only grow bigger: "Marble Falls has Lak:eFest tbr the racing :fans. We want the city to be a music destination as well." Komen Austin to host Race for the Cure Sunday Susan G. Komen Austin is hosting the 18th annual Komen Austin Race for the Cure on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 a.m. m downtown Austin. Komen Austin's Race for the Cure is unique in that 100 percent of the net proceeds are allocated to the Komen mission putting an end to breast cancer. Seventy-five percent of all money Komen raised in the community stays in the community and is invested in providing flee breast health services, healthcare grants, and educational ini- tiatives that support local survivors. Twenty-five percent directly supports national research initiatives for breast cancer treatment and cores. Special guests include Race Ambassador and Komen Survivor Jenny Peterson, Congressman Lloyd Doggett, Police Chief Art Acevedo, and honorary chairs Billy & Anne from The Billy the Kidd Show. This year's Race will feature the Tiny Tails to You Petting Zoo, a Memory Wall where participants can leave a message for their loved ones, and a Survivor & Fighter Tent complete with massages and a photo booth. Peterson was a Korean Austin recipient, undergoing five biopsies, 100 percent of which were covered by Komen Austin. Board mem- bers and breast cancer survi- vors [)eb Davis Groves, Kristi Svec-Simmons, and Jennifer Felch personally know the importance of rais- ing money for the education, screening, and treatment of local women and men in the counties Komen Austin serves. Trusted Advice, Exceptional Service. 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