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The Great Wigoff

OctoTea Season Kick-off event = Big Success!

On Sep. 12th, people started pouring into The John Girard Salon on W. 3rd.  What did so many folks have to do in a classy salon on a Sunday afternoon?   When the doors opened at 5pm, it signaled that the OctoTea Season could begin! Read more »

2008 Octopus Club Totals

You have raised the bar AGAIN!

Thanks to your support, your hard work and your willingness to make a difference, the Octopus Club is pleased to report a very successful "fun-raising" year for 2008. Events held during 2008 allowed the Octopus Club to raise a record $160,585 for the AIDS Services of Austin Paul Kirby Fund. The Paul Kirby Fund provides assistance to our friends and neighbors living with the challenge of HIV. This includes the most basic living essentials such as rent, medication, food and utilities. Since the Octopus Club was founded by Lew Aldridge in 1989, your efforts have helped raise an amazing $1,227,970! Read more »

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