Hats off to James Armstrong Celebration and Building Healthy Futures

5:30 pm Sep. 16, 2017

Clarity. Efficiency. Effectiveness.

The Building Healthy Futures luncheon that benefits AIDS Services of Austin glorifies these virtues.

Start with the simple cards that share the lunch menu at the JW Marriott and the schedule for the hour-long event, inaugurated by Toya Bell, exact to the

Major Austin benefactor James Armstrong has died

10:13 am Aug. 22, 2017

Much admired Austin philanthropist James Armstrong died on Monday of natural causes. He was 85.

A collector of art, Armstrong gave millions to the arts, social services and other causes. Among his favored beneficiaries were Zach

Miracle began on Austinite’s trip to Indian orphanage

5:48 pm Jun. 25, 2017

Unlike St. Paul, Caroline Boudreaux’s conversion came not on a road, but in the dormitory of an Indian orphanage.

In May 2000, the backpacking Austinite landed in Mumbai, India. It was hot, 110 degrees.

“A horrible time

100 cheers for a South Austin centenarian

3:15 pm Jun. 13, 2017

On Monday, June 19, folks will gather at Élan South Park Meadows to toast Reuel John Perdue Cron, who turns 100.

“Reuel says he enjoys meeting new people,” says Ann Kolacki, community relations counselor at the assisted living home,

Catch up on these Austin parties that passed us by

9:47 am May. 29, 2017

We’ve been been away for a while, but our social spies have passed on some delicious updates from the past few weeks, edited for these pages. More contributed reports to come Tuesday and Wednesday.

From Darlene Fiske:

“The 19th annual