Sunday, December 4, 2011

Arts Reporting: Hosts Santa Brunch for Families Affected by HIV and Hepatitis C

Received directly from Rob Faubion at

Austin On Stage logo"Brunch with Santa" Provides Holiday Cheer for Deserving Central Texans

On Saturday, December 10 Austin On Stage Magazine and Rusty's Austin will co-host a special "Brunch with Santa" for the clients and families served by the Wright House Wellness Center, an Austin-area non-profit organization that serves Central Texans affected by HIV and Hepatitis C. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rusty's Austin, located at 405 E. 7th in downtown Austin.

"This special event will provide a much-needed boost to families and individuals who might otherwise not have a holiday celebration this year," said Rob Faubion, Editor and Publisher of Austin On Stage Magazine. "Due to budget restrictions, the Wright House Wellness Center was unable to offer a client party this year. Through the generosity of our partners - including Rusty's Austin, Callahan's Western Store and private individuals - we can spread the joy of the holidays to some of our most deserving neighbors."

Guests at the "Brunch with Santa" will enjoy a fully-catered brunch and live entertainment featuring the Capital City Men's Chorus and Butler Opera Center mezzo-soprano Julie Snyder. Santa Claus will arrive on horseback to visit with the children and take photos, and the youngsters will also have a special area to make crafts and holiday cards to take home with them. The entire event will be provided free of charge to the attendees.

The Wright House Wellness Center is an Austin-area non-profit providing no- to low-cost support, education and resources to individuals and families affected by HIV and Hepatitis C. The philosophy of The Wright House Wellness Center is to help people living with or at-risk for chronic illnesses make healthier life-style choices, employ complementary/holistic health therapies to delay illness, and contribute back to the community. Visit online at for more information.

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