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  • On Sunday, December 7, 2014, 4:00-6:00 p.m., one of Texas' celebrated sons will be performing "live" at Harmony House Concerts. Mike Blakely makes the Hill Country his home, but when he's not writing a new book, he's on tour singing his songs about his own experiences and those of others across the Lone Star State.
  • Music on Main, Denison's popular free summer concert series is now in the running for a grant to enhance a 10-week live music series in Denison during summer 2015.
  • Staff and volunteers have already started plans for Christmas for the children served by Fannin County Children’s Center. It started with staff and volunteers contacting the children, youth and families they serve to find out what they need and want for Christmas. Faithful donors and supporters have already started contacting the center too in order to find out how they can be a part of the effort.
  • GAF received the Local Employer Award of Excellence for the Workforce Solutions Texoma (Texoma) area at the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) 18th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held Nov. 19-21 in Grapevine. The Local Employer Award of Excellence honors employers that are actively involved with their local workforce board and have made a positive impact on employers, workers and the community. Seated L-R: Cheryl Davis, Gainesville Center Manager; Carolina Capo; and Drew Daniel. Standing, L-R: Breck Hudson, and Past Workforce Board Chair, Asa Jessee.
  • Mary V. Ware has been selected as Artist of the Month for Bonham City Hall. Her work is on display at Bonham City Hall located at 514 Chestnut, Bonham, Texas. You can also stop by the Creative Arts Center located at 200 West 5th Street, Bonham, Texas to see more of Mary's work.
  • 2000 – George W. Bush is certified the winner of Florida's electoral votes by Katherine Harris, going on to win the United States presidential election, despite losing in the national popular vote. George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara and George H.W. Bush, he was born in New Haven, Connecticut. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, Bush worked in oil businesses. He married Laura Welch in 1977 and ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election. Bush was elected president in 2000 after a close and controversial election, becoming the fourth president to be elected while receiving fewer popular votes nationwide than his opponent.