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I Page 6C Hays Free Press October 26, 2011 + Despite the rough times of the economy, the spirit qf Gunner Thames blew through the Nutty Brown Cafe, Saturday October 15th, for the Gunner Thames Benefit. Family, friends Hundreds of people at- tended the third annu al Gearheads Car Show in Buda on Saturday. From top, clockwise: Phil EIIsworth has a look under the hood of a heavily customized 1979 Cadillac; Trish Lecca and her daughter McKenna of Buda look at a 1974 Volkswagen dune buggy; from right, Jesse Parida of Buda, Ernesto Lopez of Aus- tin and Jimmy Castillo of Niederwald check out a 1967 Chevy pickup; David Saucedo of Buda shows a 1967 Chevy pickup to his daughter Hermonce and son Mathias. i iii truly a magical day...the love, thespirit and outpour of donations continued to walk in. The event was filled with supporters for the Thames family and was a great success. iii!i!! i i : ! i i i i : work well as all the donors, buyers, workers aM Nutty Brown Cafe wh h made this ben t a success. Thank you to all :who PHOTO BY LINCOLN RAMIREZ Seton hods health fair Whether being grated by pet therapy dogs or getting screened for signs of diabetes,,~,~sease, ~a, thyroid problems and other health concerns, ~?e~fi~660 pe6~i:~'~ook part in the second annual Seton Medical Center Hays Community Health Fair on Saturday in Kyle. Ninety children received bicycle helmets, among other activities and efforts to benefit the Kyle-Buda area. SUBMITTED REPORT poetry as a vehicle for this les- son due to the requisite fine dis- Texas State University has crimination of word selection in planted a creative writing pro- creating a poem. gram in the Hays County Juve- "I believe this program will nile Detention Center. Working serve many functions," said in collaboration with the John Isaac Tortes, with Texas State's H. Wood Jr. charter school lo- Center for P-16 Initiatives. "Not cated within the detention can- only will it demonstrate the im- ter, the Sowing Education and portance of clear and concise Empowerment in Daily Speech language as a tool for forging program wilt serve the 100-plus one's professional future, but boys and girls detained there, the creative process will be TheS.E.t~.D.S.programfocus- an emotional outlet for these es on teaching youth the power kids." of language, and that ultimately Many of the detainees at the they will be judged in this soci- HCJDChavegangties, andmost ety by how they write and how have endured abuse, according they speak. The metaphor is to a news release. The writing that each word is a "seed" con- program aims to prepare the taining vital information about kids, aged 13-17, for high school the speaker and/or writer, and graduation and post-secondary that each word should be cho- education by honing their spo- sen carefully. The program uses ken and written abilities.