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Austin Chamber holds annual winter banquet and awards program

The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual winter banquet and awards program Thursday evening at the Holiday Inn and Austin Conference Center.  Business award winners for 2017 included Hy-Vee for Project of the Year, Medicap Pharmacy for Small Business of the Year and the Cedars of Austin for Large Business of the Year.  Chef Jack Irwin from the Cedars spoke with KAUS and stated that it’s a team effort at the facility….... Read more

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Riverland theater set to showcase global women’s stories through “Seven”

Riverland Community College Theatre is presenting the documentary theatre work Seven, a play about seven women’s stories of triumph.
Seven is a groundbreaking work of documentary theatre that captures the remarkable lives of a diverse and courageous group of women fighting for women’s and children’s rights around the world. A collaboration by seven award-winning female playwrights, the play is based on personal interviews with seven women who have triumphed over enormous obstacles to bring about major changes in their home countries of Nigeria, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Cambodia, and Russia. In an era when women’s rights are at the forefront of our national conversation, Seven is a commanding reminder of the transformative power of women’s leadership in our world.... Read more

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