May / June 2018 InFluential Magazine, Spanish InFluential, and Teen InFluential

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IN SOCIETY

THE 30TH CELEBRATION OF

MANOS DE CRISTO GIVES THE GIFT OF HOPE AND POSSIBILY

EVEN AN UNEXPECTED, BRISK COLD NIGHT COULDN’T KEEP THE CROWD AWAY FROM THE 30TH CELEBRATION OF MANOS DE CRISTO AT THE ACL MOODY THEATER, APRIL 7, 2018. GUESTS HUDDLED TOGETHER AS THE OPEN BAR AND SILENT AUCTION TABLES PROVIDED PARTICIPATION IN WHAT WOULD BE A STELLAR EVENING RAISING OVER $200,000 FOR AFFORDABLE DENTAL, ADULT EDUCATION, AND EMERGENCY FOOD AND CLOTHING DIRECTLY IMPACTING THE AUSTIN COMMUNITY.

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kWRITTEN BY SANDRA RASCON, CO-FOUNDER OF AND

CONTRIBUTING WRITER FOR INFLUENTIAL MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF MICHAEL AUSTIN.

enerous silent auction bidding was brisk as Austin local businesses offered travel packages, beautiful jewelry by Kendra Scott, Wholefood’s packages, and more. When the doors opened, guests were treated to a nicely planned dinner complete with lavender lighting hue for ambience. Guests mingled, wine was generously refreshed, and a delicious dinner of roast beef and vegetables was served accompanied later by delightful chocolate desserts. Ron Oliveira and Yvonne Nava created a broadcast style program to tell the story of Manos de Cristo humble beginnings to what has become a great organization to provide basic health services and educational learning

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Articles inside

How New Technology is Helping Students and Teachers article cover image

How New Technology is Helping Students and Teachers

2min
pages 398-399
The "I" in Team: Being Solution-Oriented in Collaborative Settings article cover image

The "I" in Team: Being Solution-Oriented in Collaborative Settings

3min
pages 394-395
Happy, Healthy Goals article cover image

Happy, Healthy Goals

1min
pages 392-393
Easy Ways to Create Your Personalized Garden article cover image

Easy Ways to Create Your Personalized Garden

2min
pages 390-391
Lying Labels article cover image

Lying Labels

7min
pages 386-389
The Impossible Dream article cover image

The Impossible Dream

2min
pages 384-385
Knowledge Is Power: Going More Than Skin Deep on Acne Scarring article cover image

Knowledge Is Power: Going More Than Skin Deep on Acne Scarring

2min
pages 382-383
6 Summer Essentials to Stay Healthy and Maximize the Season article cover image

6 Summer Essentials to Stay Healthy and Maximize the Season

2min
pages 380-381
Teen Raises Awareness for Lyme Disease article cover image

Teen Raises Awareness for Lyme Disease

2min
pages 378-379
Fresh, Family-Friendly Flavors article cover image

Fresh, Family-Friendly Flavors

2min
pages 376-377
Perfectly Portable Watermelon Dishes article cover image

Perfectly Portable Watermelon Dishes

3min
pages 372-375
5 Summer Outdoor Entertaining Tips article cover image

5 Summer Outdoor Entertaining Tips

2min
pages 358-359
Young 4-H Leader Makes STEM Fun and Accessible article cover image

Young 4-H Leader Makes STEM Fun and Accessible

2min
pages 354-355
Nelson Estevez article cover image

Nelson Estevez

5min
pages 112-117
Tips to Keep Your Pet Healthy in the Heat article cover image

Tips to Keep Your Pet Healthy in the Heat

3min
pages 106-107
6 Skills of Happiness Help Teens Live a More Positive Life article cover image

6 Skills of Happiness Help Teens Live a More Positive Life

2min
pages 104-105
Smart Tips to Keep Your Grill Clean and Safe article cover image

Smart Tips to Keep Your Grill Clean and Safe

1min
pages 90-91
The Busy Parent's Guide to Weekday Meals article cover image

The Busy Parent's Guide to Weekday Meals

2min
pages 88-89
Summer is About the Peach! article cover image

Summer is About the Peach!

4min
pages 84-87
Prosecco Cocktails article cover image

Prosecco Cocktails

3min
pages 76-78
Farm-to-Table article cover image

Farm-to-Table

2min
pages 74-75
Summer Movie Nights in Your Own Backyard article cover image

Summer Movie Nights in Your Own Backyard

2min
pages 46-47
5 Tips for a Memorable Stress-Free Graduation Party article cover image

5 Tips for a Memorable Stress-Free Graduation Party

2min
pages 44-45
Quinton van der Burgh article cover image

Quinton van der Burgh

6min
pages 32-39
Best Hair Tips for Girls with Natural Curls article cover image

Best Hair Tips for Girls with Natural Curls

4min
pages 24-27
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