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ACC Foundation Hosts Author’s Luncheon

ACC Foundation Hosts Author’s Luncheon

Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan will be the guest speaker at the 2014 Alvin Community College Foundation Author’s Luncheon on May 28 at the Nolan Ryan Center.

The Alvin native and ACC alumnus will speak about his upcoming book The Beef and Barbecue Cookbook: recipes from a Texas kitchen. He will be part of a panel at the event that will also include President of Nolan Ryan Beef Charlie Bradbury, Texas Ranger Executive Chef Cristobal Vazquez and Houston Astros President and Nolan’s son Reid Ryan.

He pitched for four major league baseball teams over a 27-year career. He owns the records for the most career strikeouts, single season strike outs, no-hitters and many more.

In his retirement Ryan has managed ranches throughout South Texas including a ranch near China Grove in Brazoria County. The all-natural beef produced from his ranches are now sold in stores in Texas and Louisiana. Ryan remained active in Major League baseball serving five years as Texas Rangers president and now executive adviser with the Houston Astros.

The Author’s Luncheon is held each year to benefit ACC student scholarships, staff development and community enrichment programs.

Tickets for the event are $75 and sponsored tables are $1,000.

Copies of the book will be available at the luncheon.

The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. For ticket reservations call 281-756-3600.

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12/2/2014

December 2, 2014

The Alvin Community College Foundation will host the 15th Annual Christmas Gala on December 2 starting at 6 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center. The event will feature a meal along with live and silent auctions. For tickets please call 281-756-3600.

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12/6/2014

December 6-13, 2014

The ACC Drama Department will begin performances of the musical A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol on December 6 at the Theatre. Performances on December 6 and 11-13 will be at 8 p.m. There will be a 2:30 p.m. performance on December 7. Purchase tickets at www.alvincollege.edu/drama/theatreseason or call 281-756-3606.

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12/9/2014

December 9, 2014

The ACC Community Chorus will host its first performance with Handel’s Messiah on December 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alvin First United Methodist Church, 611 W. South Street. For more information call 281-756-3587.

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12/14/2014

December 14, 2014

The ACC Wind Ensemble will have a Christmas concert on December 14 at 3:30 p.m. in the Theatre. For more information call 281-756-3588.

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12/15/2014

December 15-16, 2014

Auditions for the Drama Department production for The Fantasticks will be December 15-16 at 7 p.m. in the Theatre. Callbacks will be the following day. For more information call 281-756-3607.

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