Wednesday, August 22, 2007

KXCI Public Service Messages

LIGHT THE NIGHT: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk in Tucson is Saturday, September 15th at the Reid Park band shell. This year’s theme is “Taking Steps Toward Cures.” To find out more about the Light The Night walk and how you can be involved, visit http://www.lightthenight.org/

TKMA/THE BEATLES: The Tucson Kitchen Musicians Association presents a Beatles Tribute concert, September 7th at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4831 East 22nd. The concert features than a dozen local musicians covering The Beatles. The event is a fundraiser for the 2008 Tucson Folk Festival. A dinner social begins at 6pm, followed by the concert at 8. For more information, visit http://www.tkma.org/

SUSTAINABLE: Do you know someone working with others for more sustainable food in our community? It could be anyone – a neighbor with an organic garden for kids, a local farmer, a parent or student who lobbied for school lunches made with local ingredients. As part of a national contest, Food Conspiracy Co-Op is honoring people who promote sustainable food. Details and nomination forms are at http://www.foodconspiracy.org/ and at the co-op, 412 North 4th Avenue. Nominations are due September 14th.

V-DAY VOLUNTEERS: Help end violence against women and children. V-Day Tucson needs your help. Volunteers are needed for publicity, finding sponsors, casting and production for a theatrical benefit at the Fox Tucson Theatre in February. To learn more, contact Lori at 409-4347 or visit http://www.tucsonvday.org/

WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: The 19th annual YWCA Women’s Leadership Conference is October 5th. The day-long event features keynote speakers as well as a variety of workshops on topics like leadership, financial independence and organization. The deadline to register is September 21st. You can download conference brochures and register at http://ywcatucson.org/new/yleadership.htm. For information call 884-7810, extension 105.

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