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will feature food booths, games,
As the air grows crisper and activities and entertainment.
the leaves begin to turn colors, Kids are encouraged to dress as
there is no doubt that the fall their favorite storybook, movie
season has arrived. It’s time or fantasy character.
once again for the St. Peter’s Pre-sale tickets for the bingo
Memorial School’s Annual Ja- game are $15 and can be pur-
maica and Bingo, a fun family chased directly from the school
celebration that captures all the or any school parent; these tick-
joy and spirit of the harvest sea- ets offer unlimited bingo play
son while helping to raise funds for a chance at prizes including
for the school. televisions, DVD players, Nin-
The festival will be on Satur- tendo game systems, cam-
day from 6 to 11 p.m., and this corders, home and kitchen ap-
year, it will be held on the his- pliances, digital cameras, iPods
toric grounds of St. Peter’s and more.
Memorial School, located at St. Peter’s Memorial School
1519 Houston St. is one of the oldest Catholic
“St. Peter’s Memorial School schools in Laredo. First estab-
is a small school dedicated to lished in 1925, the school was
establishing Catholic values and run under the auspices of the
Christian ideals while provid- Ursuline Sisters until 1968,
ing the best education for our and then the Salesian Sisters
students,” said Olga R. Ayala, of St. John Bosco. Now part of
Courtesy photos principal of the school. “Of the Catholic Diocese of Lare-
There will be a runway show featuring fall fashions from Style & Co. at 3 p.m. Saturday at Macy’s, located at Mall Del Norte. Pictured above are two of fall’s designs from the course, as a private institute, do, the school offers classes
fashion line, which combine for what is described in a press release as a “one-two punch: a bit of glitz and a pop of color, courtesy of a jewel-embellished neckline” on this holding fundraising activities from level K3 through 7th
scoopneck top and print dress with bubble sleeves. allow us to offer one of the low- grade, and typically serves ap-
est tuition rates in the city, with proximately 150 students each
a high-standard of academics. year.
For that reason, the Annual Ja- For more information about
maica and Bingo is one of the the festival, call the school at
Laredo Art League announces winners most important fundraisers the
Admission to the jamaica is
723-6302. All proceeds go di-
rectly to operational expenses
for St. Peter’s Memorial School.
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The winners of the 2007All
Member Show for the Laredo Art
League were announced at an
artists’ reception on Oct. 12.
Gary Brown of Laredo Com-
munity College was the judge for
the annual event that showcases
the artwork of members in seven
categories. First place winners
were awarded a cash prize and
The winners were:
Robin H. Roberts, painting
Hector Rodriguez, painting
Jose Luis Aun, mixed media.
Maru Alexander Portillo,
Lorena Portillo Alexander,
Ernesto Sanchez, 3-D and
Penny Warren, photography.
Arturo Nochebuena, best of show.
The exhibition continues
through Nov. 15 at the Laredo Cen- Courtesy photo
ter for the Arts, located at 500 San Laredo Art League’s Best of Show winner Arturo Nochebuena explains his composition,“Mi Arbol y Yo,”to Martha Wyers and Lore-
Agustin Ave. na Portillo Alexander.
LCC exhibit focuses on ‘first jobs’
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Wisner’s story is just one of several tales that
LCC faculty and staff members share through a
What was the first job you ever had? compilation of essays and photos for the exhibit
For Bill Wisner, a reference librarian at Laredo “The First Job I Ever Had.”
Community College and professional artist, his first The campus body and community are invited to
job was at the age of 18 as a dishwasher at a Rama- view the exhibit, on display now through Nov. 8 at
da Inn in Hays, Kan. the Yeary Library at the Fort McIntosh Campus.
While he readily admits to not being quite fond of The exhibit may be viewed Monday through
that occupation, Wisner credits that job for helping Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 7:30
him save enough money to travel to Europe and in- a.m. to noon and weekends from 1 to 5 p.m. Admis-
spire him to pursue a baccalaureate degree in art his- sion is free of charge.
tory. For more information, call Wisner at 721-5281.