Happenings

Commissioner Tuhabonye participates in the Texas Holocaust & Genocide Commission's quarterly meeting on April 20, 2017 in Rockport, Texas.

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Earlier this year, an independent group of community leaders chose Gilbert to receive The First Tee of Greater Austin’s 2017 “Perseverance" Award. The First Tee of Greater Austin honors individuals whose attitudes and actions reflect the organization’s 9 Core Values. The Nine Core Values are a vital component of The First Tee’s curriculum which teaches character education to young people ages 7-17 through the game of golf. Congratulations to Gilbert!

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Join us February 12, 2017 for the Feed the Peace Awards, honoring Austin Legends Jerry Jeff Walker and Gilbert Tuhabonye for their commitment to social change through art and action. Established in 2010 to honor Willie Nelson for his tireless efforts to create a more peaceful and sustainable world, the award has also been received by Kris Kristofferson, Little Steven Van Zandt, Darden Smith, Ben Harper, Blake Mycoskie, Kyle Chandler & more. Click here for tables or tickets.

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Gilbert joins Mattersight Corporation on January 10th to share his story and motivate employees at Mattersight’s Annual Sales Kick Off Meeting. Mattersight uses cutting-edge customer interactions analytics, and then uses those insights to drive performance, savings, and profit in call centers.

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Celebrate the holidays with Gilbert on Saturday, December 10th from 6:00PM-10:00PM at Whole Foods (downtown), in the Plaza room, just off the top patio. Whether you trained with Gilbert's Gazelles at the beginning of the year, or you've just joined us, we're looking forward to seeing you there! For more information or to sign up, please go to: Gilbert's Gazelles Christmas Party.

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Now in its tenth year, Run for the Water presented by Keller Williams Realty is the second largest fully charity-produced road race in Austin, Texas. The event is solely produced by and benefits the Gazelle Foundation, an Austin-based non-profit improving the lives of citizens of Burundi, Africa, through the building of water systems. Simply by registering to run, you are providing access to clean water for one Burundian for life. Join us on November 6th for the 10 Mile, 5K or Kids K races in Austin, Texas or participate in the Global Run by running in your city!

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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School and Coach Tuhabonye host the 2016 Southwest Preparatory Conference Cross Country Championships in Austin, Texas on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Go Crusaders!

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Commissioner Tuhabonye participates in the Texas Holocaust & Genocide Commission's quarterly meeting on October 27, 2016 at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin, Texas.

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Join Gilbert in celebrating 23 years of running with joy. It was October 21, 1993, when Gilbert's school was viciously attacked and he ran for his life. His survival led to him running with joy ever since. Share your good wishes with him on Twitter: @Tuhabonye or Facebook!

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Gilbert speaks to an assembly of +/-400 Advanced Placement English and Social Studies students at the junior and senior levels who have been studying genocide.

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