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Event Calendar

Jan
15
Wed
National Booch Day @ National Booch Day
Jan 15 all-day

NATIONAL BOOCH DAY
On January 15, the first-ever National Booch Day kicks off a delicious way to celebrate with kombucha fans, current and new.
WHAT IS BOOCH?
Kombucha, or “booch,” is a lightly effervescent fermented beverage with a bold, invigorating taste. With flavor options from sweet to tart, KeVita Master Brew Kombucha pairs well with any meal and has billions of live probiotics in every bottle.

National Hat Day @ National Hat Day
Jan 15 all-day

Hang on to your hats and celebrate in style on January 15. Millions will participate in National Hat Day.
• Hats may be worn for safety and protection, religious reasons, ceremonial reasons, warmth or fashion.
• In the Middle Ages, hats were an indicator of social status.
• In the military, hats may denote one’s nationality, branch of service, rank and/or regiment.
• A Thebes tomb painting depicts one of the first pictorials of a hat. The painting shows a man wearing a conical straw hat.
• Structured hats for women began to be worn in the late 16th century.
• Millinery is the designing and manufacture of hats.
• The term “milliner” derived from the city of Milan, Italy. The best quality hats were made in Milan in the 18th century.
• Millinery began as traditionally a woman’s occupation, as the milliner not only created hats and bonnets but also chose lace, trim and accessories to complete an outfit.
• In the middle of the 1920s, to replace the bonnets and wide-brimmed hats, women began to wear smaller hats that hugged their heads.

Jan
16
Thu
2-1-1 Community Education Tour @ 2-1-1 Community Education Tour
Jan 16 @ 8:15 am – 12:00 pm

2-1-1 Community Education Tour

Meeting January 16th at GSRC 200 S. Tyler
in the Conference Room 8:00 AM
8:00 am Meet at GSRC Conference Room to start at 8:15
Site Visits:
8:15 am Guyon Saunders Resource Center
8:40 am 200 S Tyler
9:00 am Martha’s Home
9:25 am 1204 W 18th Ave
9:35 am PARC
9:55 am 413 SW 6th
10:15 am City of Refuge
10:35 am 613 S. Adams
11:05 am Salvation Army
11:30 am 400 S. Harrison

Diane Campa, CRS
I&R Veteran Specialist
Database Curator
200 S. Tyler, Amarillo, TX. 79101
T: 806.373.0867
diane@unitedwayama.org
www.unitedwayama.org
www.211texas.org

Spring GED Classes @ Spring GED Classes
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Spring GED Classes for Women.
The location is the Center for Advancement 2308 SW 7th Ave, Amarillo
Classes are Tuesday through Thursday 9 AM to Noon for 16 weeks

Census Job Fairs @ Census Job Fairs
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Census job fairs each Thursday (9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th) at the Workforce solutions in Amarillo at 1206 W 7th St.

Judy’s Card Cottage Closing Sale @ Judy’s Card Cottage
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Judy’s Card Cottage Closing Sale

After almost 40 years, Judy’s has decided to close its store in 2020.
Come pick out that special gift, keepsake, or holiday party essentials. We are also well-stocked for your graduation celebration.
We have loved the opportunity to be a part of so many special occasions throughout the years.
We look forward to seeing all our friends who have shopped with us for so long as we say goodbye.

Le Chateau Ribbon Cutting & 10th Year Anniversary @ Le Chateau Ribbon Cutting
Jan 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Le Chateau Ribbon Cutting & 10th Year Anniversary

A NEW DECADE OF SERVICE!
Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, January 16, 2020
It is hard to believe 10 years has passed since we opened our doors to serve Amarillo and the surrounding communities.

When we began, it was with a vision to give pets a fun vacation and raise the bar in pet care so pet parents could experience less guilt when boarding their pets. We envisioned a 5 star pet resort operating much like a people hotel with pets checking in and out, suite amenities, fun activities, housekeeping, and even a turndown service. We saw pets playing together in safe supervised group times with trained staff, and exceptional customer service from reception and concierge. Our mission became “To give pets a fun, safe stay so you can have peace of mind while away!”

That is still our mission today. We strive for each customer to have the same great experience every time, to build relationships, and keep the pets in our care safe and happy. It really is a new decade of service, though, because fortunately our industry has made great strides in a positive direction. Pet parents demand more for their pets. They want play days and vacations, high quality care, and to know their pets are interacting and enjoying life. Quality pet resorts, like ours, are now the standard and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Now we have the opportunity to do even more. With technological tools at our fingertips we developed a smartphone app. Clients can easily send vet records, order a pampering service, view playgroup webcams, and even use GPS to let us know their estimated time of arrival. Customers’ needs are prioritized as we look for ways to offer more convenience. We have brought back full service grooming for daycare and vacationing pets and will start a new transportation service in February. Additionally, pets lives are made even better with our new Enrichment Program filled with stimulating puzzles, activities, and exercise.

Le Chateau Pet Resort management and staff is excited about the next ten years and continuing to grow with our clients, their desires, and their pets’ life styles. As always, thank you for sharing your pets with us!

Dawn Hallgren, CPACO,
Founder and President as featured in Women In the Pet Industry (Pg48)
Le Chateau Pet Resort
www.lechateaupetresort.com
Phone 806-331-1100 ext 10
Fax 806-331-1102
8150 SW 77th Avenue
Amarillo, TX 79119
You are invited to follow us on Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/lechateaupetresort

Cocktails for a Cause @ Cocktails for a Cause
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Cocktails for a Cause
1512 5th Ave. Suite 101
Join Us in Giving Back to the Canyon Fire Department Jan 16th 5:30 – 8:30 PM Donation of $15 for appetizer buffet arm band; $10 goes to CFD
Emma Irlbeck
Administrative Assistant

1518 5th Avenue, Canyon TX 79015
v: 806.655.7815
Follow us on Facebook & Twitter
www.canyonchamber.org

Barrio Historical Sites Bus Tour @ Barrio Historical Sites Bus Tour
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Barrio Historical Sites Bus Tour
This tour will begin at the Wesley Community Center (1615 S Roberts) at 6 PM on January 16th. With the purchase of a $50, you will receive a seat, first patrons through the door at the art show, a Barrio historical book and map, snacks, two drinks, AND a $25 voucher towards the purchase of an art piece at the Barrio Arts Project Show. All proceeds benefit the Barrio Neighborhood Projects.

Make a Hand Book Signing @ Make a Hand Book Signing
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Make a Hand Book Signing
Join Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum for a book signing and talk by author Michael R. Grauer on January 16th at 6 PM. Making a Hand is his latest work about artist and first curator at PPHM, H.D. Bugbee. Light refreshments will be served and a book signing will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public, and The PPHM Store will be selling the book.