Robert Godwin has been covering the non-profit scene in Austin from the time of blue jeans and backyard barbeques to the black-tie galas of today. With over 20,000 events recorded by word and photo, Godwin leads the leagues in rubber chicken consumption. As a constant witness to the power of publicity, he now seeks to enlist a legion of assistants by sharing his knowledge of the publicity process.
Pratham Austin Gala 2013 a Dancing Success
Dancing for dollars took on a new twist at the Pratham Austin Gala 2013. Gala Co-Chairs Swapna Reddy and Poonam Tripathy called upon some outstanding community citizens to perform Bollywood style–and the attending crowd got quite the treat. Dancing with great energy were–Sonia Kotecha, Dr. Harish Gagneja, Sheila Singh, Gita Oberoi Singh, Dr. Satish Chundru, Heather McKissick and Council Member Mike Martinez. The celebrity judges (Cookie Ruiz, Amanda Dugan, Prakash Mohandas and Rep. Eddie Rodriguez) rewarded the dancers with great scores. Keynote Speaker Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, dinner and more dancing filled the rest of the evening.
Pratham was founded in 1994 to combat illiteracy in India and break the cycle of poverty for children with little access to education. Pratham now has a presence in 19 Indian states and reaches 1.5 million children annually. They do an extraordinary job with the funds entrusted to them and cited by GiveWell.
Calendar of Events
- Celebration of Art FUN-Raiser
Art for the People 1711 S 1st Street Austin TX 78704 Friday, March 24, 6:30pm – Monday, March 27, 2017, 9pm Celebration of Art FUN-Raiser! Friday, March 24th (6:30-9:00p) Art of Celebration Group Exhi…
- MotoAmerica Livery Reveals presented by Treaty Oak
Container Bar 90 Rainey St, Austin, Texas 78701 Monday, March 27, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30pm The 2017 MotoAmerica off-season mystery will come to a climatic end at this time with the revealing of several tea…
- Parkside Projects’ Beverage Series: Amari Class
Olive & June, 3411 Glenview Ave, Austin, TX 78703 Monday, March 27, 2017, 6:30 – 10pm Join Parkside Projects at Olive & June for the 2nd installment of its Beverage Class Series – Amari Class,…
- Ella Goes to Round Top
Hotel Ella1900 Rio Grande StAustin, TX 78705 Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 9:30am – 10:30pm Hotel Ella and Texas Monthly are offering guided day trip packages to the 49th Annual Spring Antique Fair in Roun…
- Two Guys on Your Head: Are We Conscious Automata?
Cactus Cafe2247 Guadalupe St, Austin, Texas 78712 Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6 – 8pm In this exciting collaboration, the Ney teams up with KUT Radio to present Two Guys On Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and…