Category Archives: Community

Life In A Small Town

The AmarilloAlternativeNews Official Christmas Wish is for people to talk to each other in person this holiday. This blog endorses the idea of talking to people in person. What a great occasion to do so! It’s the holidays. Christmas, if … Continue reading

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Artist Call/ Amarillo Museum of Art Open

From their Facebook page: The AMoA Open is a unique initiative designed to give artists of all ages and levels of experience an opportunity to exhibit their work in a museum setting. It is open to any artist working in … Continue reading

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Life With Amarillo Ramp

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Macaroni & Cheese Smackdown to Benefit Local Nonprofit

The comfort food that is Mac-n-cheese will be featured in a competition between local business to make the best version of the dish. The public can benefit from the delicious smack down, called The Big Cheese, as can the local … Continue reading

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Amarillo Thrift Store Update

Saturday is the day for Buy One Get One on Women’s Clothes at the Downtown Women’s Center Thrift Store. Monday is the day for Buy One Get One for Men’s Clothing. Their website has wonderful resources. Monday through Friday, they’re … Continue reading

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Faith City Needs Donations During Holidays

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More U.S. Cities are Making it Harder to Feed the Homeless

An increasing number of American cities are making it harder to feed the homeless. Is it because human generosity is less profitable for cities nowadays? “The new rules, ostensibly to protect those getting the food from any illnesses from poorly … Continue reading

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Got cleaning supplies?

Do you have extra supplies you don’t need? Just want to give to a good cause? If you’re in Amarillo, you can stop byJoe  Daddy’s Thursday night to donate some to Martha’s Home, a women’s shelter that’s helped a lot … Continue reading

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A way to help single moms serve Thanksgiving Dinner to their families

Scary Mommy is an internet community for “imperfect parents.” It’s a resourceful site that was started by a mother a few years ago. Three years ago, a Thanksgiving initiative started to help feed families on Thanksgiving. It helped feed a … Continue reading

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Amarillo Job Fair on Tuesday October 14, 2014

Over 90 Texas Panhandle employers will be at the Amarillo Job Fair at the Amarillo Civic Center in the North Exhibit Hall (401 South Buchanan) on Tuesday. It goes from 10AM until 4pm. Such vendors include: Amarillo College, AT&T, Cal … Continue reading

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