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Page 6C NF, IGHilORS Hays Free Press October 27, 2010 + + ErN=F RB B" Kyle will again celebrate Dia de los Muertos with a block par- ty and attendant festivities 2:30- 9 p.rm Nov. 6. The traditional Mexican cel- ebration of those who have passed on, Dia de Los Muertos will be observed with live music including the Wallace Middle School all-district mariachiband as well as folk dancing and other festivities, said Johneli Huebner, the event organizer. Nonprofit organizations are invited to set up booths to sell food and wares for fundmising. Booths will cost $40 for nonprof- its and $60 for other groups. The event is sponsored by Seton Medical Center Hays with support from the Kyle Chamber of Commerce, Austin Commu- nity College, the SanMarcos His- panic Chamber of Commerce, the Johnson family and Kyle Mayor Lucy Johnson. For information, contact Huebner at 512-659-9571 or by e-mail at johnell@clearlycla- ssyevents.con~ Members of the Kyle last year. Ballet Folklodco Tonantzln performed traditional dances at RIOT0 BY JBNFER BIIMI~ the Din de los Muertos festival in Anniversary 'ilton and Laray Behrens of Austin celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on October 22, 2010. They were honored on this special occasion witha lovely dinner hosted by their childrtn, Leroy and Elva Opiela of Buda and Randy and Sherral Coe of Kyle, grandchildren, Scott, Kelly, Mark, Tammy and Heather Opieh and Brian, Sarah, Justin and Lindscy Coc, and great-grandchildren, Cameron, Kendall and Morgan Opicla and Kylee and Laurcn Coe. Milton and Laray wcrc married in a double-ring ceremony on October 22, 1950, at HolyCross Lutheran Church in Yoakum, Texas. Their family and friends wish them congratulations and many more wonderful years together. STAFF REPORT HEB employees in Hays County have pledged $164,000 to the United Way of Hays County campaign, part of more than $1 million raised by the grocery store chain's associates in Central Texas. United Way hosted its an- nual "Thanks A Million" event on Tuesday, putting guest baggers and greeters in stores across the region. "We like to say we're in the business of growing philan- thropists through our work- place campaigns. This is an encouraging way to start our campaign and raise the [funds] needed to move us forward in continuing our efforts to create community is $350,000, Harper said. change and improve the lives Thousands of HEB em- of those in need," said Mi- ployees from 54 stores have chelle Harper, the United Way pledged to give $1,029,974.02, of Hays County executive di- a nearly 25 percent increase rector, over 2009. Said HEB General : United Way of Hays Coun- Manager Jeff Thomas, "I'm ty's fundxaising goal this year humbled and proud of the g01mm~ plmm continued generosity of our H-E-B Partners (employees) through these challenging economic times. They work hard to take care of the needs of our customers both our stores, and outside in the '~ community." ILAKEWAY BRANCH I TAYLOR BRANCH 1603 RR 620 SouthI 3705 N. Main Street Free Business & Personal Checking 250+ Free ATMs TO JOIN Membership is Open to Anyone in the Five County Austin Metro Area + lie m |