Texas Tech football players think it's about being contributors to the community. Next Monday, November 7, the Red Raider football team will be helping out High Point Village, a local non-profit for children with special needs.
When you realize how close we are to Christmas, you'll probably be glad you started early. One site offers five great tips for early shoppers which, unfortunately some apply as early as the first of the year. But nonetheless still some good tips:
I've always admired people who are hospice volunteers because of their sweet, heightened, caring personality traits. Hospice of Lubbock is looking for people with that quality to be direct patient volunteers.
Donuts are always a breakfast treat and this Saturday at Urbanovsky Park on Texas Tech University campus you can run for as many as you can eat. Actually it's the Red Raider Donut Dash and raises money for the Wesley Foundation.
Playgrounds are a part of childhood and if kids don't have a good area they're missing out on a real treat. Carrie Underwood has made sure kids at Marshall Elementary School in Checotah, Oklahoma have a spiral slide, a treehouse and lots of other equipment for playing.
It's free and every kid in the community is invited to the Kids Fun Fest that Lubbock Children's Health Clinic and the City Parks and Recreation Dept. are sponsoring. There will be games, food, live entertainment, door prizes and raffle drawings.
Originally scheduled this summer "The Drives Fore Drama Golf Tournament" happens in less than two weeks. The summer heat caused the postponement but now that the afternoon highs seem to be getting cooler the tourney will take place September 10 at Stone Gate Golf Course.
Wine lovers are being lured to the Caprock Winery this weekend. It's the annual "Harvest Festival and Grape Stomp". It's actually a fund raiser for the Lubbock Arts Alliance with a whole lot of fun planned.
For the last forty-seven years the Lubbock Lions Club has held an auction on television. And this year is not any different. Over a thousand items are up for grabs this Saturday at the Lions event on KCBD TV, Channel 11.