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Panel on Poverty

“ONE PERSON determined to help another is a very strong force in our community.” – Norman Archibald This wasn’t your ordinary benefit lunch. It featured a panel which included an excellent cross-section of representatives from across our city. The thoughts, comments and specific data presented were amazingly informative and thought-provoking. Norm Archibald, our mayor, posed … Continue reading

City University – {Parks, Libraries, Health Center, Civic Center}

Audrey Perry has worked for 44 years (!) at the Abilene Civic Center. She is the manager. We walked around the entire 1970’s facility, including its 1990 conference center addition. It was interesting to see the spaces getting prepared for a show in the auditorium/stage/backstage, an event in the exhibit hall, nothing at the time … Continue reading

County Commissioners’ Court

In the County Courthouse Building, second floor (metal detector, security). Curved, raised seating for the 5 commissioners, with two lower desks attached to the side for assistants of some kind (taking minutes, I believe). Podium at front for people presenting information. Other seating is flip-down, padded chairs. Attended: April 9, 2013 Okay so these types … Continue reading