Emancipet Luncheon, OutYouth 25th Anniversary Dinner, Ballet Austin’s ‘Swan Lake’

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Barry AhSang and Corinne Perez at Emancipet Luncheon. Barry AhSang and Corinne Perez at Emancipet Luncheon.

CHARITY: Is there a better public speaker in the Austin nonprofit world than Amy Mills? I think of Steven Tomlinson and Laura Huffman. Also Evan Smith with his signature fluid, short bursts of insight. Mills, however, kept 450 guests at the Emancipet (tasty vegan, gluten-free) luncheon spellbound as she explained the Humane Community movement. The Austin groups starts with a mobile unit that provides low-cost spay, neuter and vaccination services in underserved areas, where the vast majority of strays can be found. If the unit clicks, they put in a permanent clinic. They started in East Austin, then expanded to Pflugerville and Killeen. They’ve opened a mobile unit in Houston — home to a horrifying 1.2 million strays — and plan three permanent clinics there, as well as one in Austin’s Dove Springs district. With partners, they are even moving into North Philadelphia, Pa. Only 10 years…

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Jeb Bush Won’t Participate in Iowa Straw Poll

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Piers Morgan interviews Jeb Bush

DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is skipping the widely-watched Iowa Straw Poll in favor of a conservative forum in Georgia on the same day.

Iowa GOP chairman Jeff Kaufmann tweeted his displeasure with Bush’s decision.

Bush is the first well-known Republican in the 2016 presidential field to officially opt out of the straw poll.

The event will be hosted in Boone this year on August 8th, two days after the first scheduled Republican…

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Jeb Bush Won’t Participate in Iowa Straw Poll

whotv.com

Piers Morgan interviews Jeb Bush

DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is skipping the widely-watched Iowa Straw Poll in favor of a conservative forum in Georgia on the same day.

Iowa GOP chairman Jeff Kaufmann tweeted his displeasure with Bush’s decision.

Bush is the first well-known Republican in the 2016 presidential field to officially opt out of the straw poll.

The event will be hosted in Boone this year on August 8th, two days after the first scheduled Republican…

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