PSA- Bull Bash in Beeville                                             end Feb 1st

There is a Bull Bash in Beeville February 1st  at BeeCountyExpoCenter.  Doors open at 6 pm, Bull riding starts at 7:30.  $10 adults, $5 for kids 12 and under.  Proceeds donated to Bee County Junior Livestock Association Scholarship Fund.  Pre-sale tickets available at Pantry stores in Beeville.

 

 PSA- Calallen Casino Night                                end Feb 1st

The calallen education foundation cordially invites you to attend the 3rd annual Casino Night Fundraiser. Enjoy a  silent auction, games, dinner, drinks and fun! Saturday February 1st from 6-11pmat the Corpus ChristiGreyhound Racetrack. Tickets can be purchased at the Calallen ISD Central Office 4205 Wildcat Drive. For more information call 242-5600

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YWCA Glo and Go Fun Run

 

Lace up your sneakers and get ready for the YWCA 3rd Annual Glo & Go Night Fun Run and Walk Saturday, September 20, 1901N. Shoreline Blvd. 5K Run/2-mile walk begins at 7:30 p.m.rain or shine. Serious runners, part-time joggers, casual walkers, children-strollers-pets—plus members of Vader’s 501st Legion! Register at www.ywca.org/corpuschristi and click on Glo & Go link. Join us as we have a great evening at the YWCA Glo & Go Night Fun Run Saturday, September 20!

Dinner & Dialogue with Bishop Mulvey

 The 2014 Dinner & Dialogue with Bishop Michael Mulvey, Featuring Special Guests from Brazil’s Fazenda da Esperanca (Farm of Hope) will be held Thursday September 25th. All proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi, Inc. and the Mother Teresa Shelter, Inc. Tickets, sponsorships and special underwriting are available.  FMI visit www.catholiccharities-cc.org Donations page! Or call 442-2224, Ext. 24

American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall

The Grace Armantrout Museum, The George West Chamber of Commerce and The City of George West are proud to announce that the American Veterans Traveling Tribute will be in George West on Thursday, September 18 thru Sunday, September 21.  An 80% replica of the Vietnam Wall named the "AVTT Traveling Wall" will be on display.  The Wall is 360 feet in length and 8 feet tall at its apex.The Wall will be located on the property adjacent to the Live Oak County Criminal Justice Center on US 59 Business in George West, TX  This event is open to the public, open 24 hours a day, and admission is free!  Don't miss this opportunity to Honor, Respect, and Remember our American heroes! 
For additional information, please contact Sylvia Steele at The Grace Armantrout Museum.  Phone number (361) 449-3325

Dollar Per Month Charitable Foundation

Dollar Per Month Charitable Foundation (DPM™) is a web-based 501(c)3 charitable foundation whose members donate a minimum of $1/month through the organization’s website at www.dollarpermonth.org.  Those funds are pooled and divided among three charities that have been carefully vetted by the DPM team to ensure that the charities have a long-term reputation for using donors' funds responsibly.  The charities represent a diverse array of causes including the environment, human rights, children's issues, animals, human trafficking, hunger, and literacy.  Every month members vote for their favorite charity and the money is then allocated at 50%, 30%, and 20%, so each of the three charities benefits.  Past recipients of DPM™ donations include Doctors Without Borders, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Free the Children, Project A.L.S., Worldwide Orphans Foundation, Teach for America and many more.  For a complete list of charities that have been funded by DPM, please visit www.DollarPerMonth.org/vote.  Additionally, for a list of testimonials from the awesome organizations we’ve supported, please visit www.dollarpermonth.org/impact-stories-testimonials.

FSA accepting applications for damages and losses

 THE FARM SERVICE AGENCY (FSA) IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR DAMAGES AND LOSSES CAUSED BY DROUGHT DECEMBER 3, 2013 AND CONTINUING EMERGENCY FARM LOANS FOR BEE AND LIVE OAK COUNTIES.  ACTING FARM LOAN MANAGER, ROEL GARZA, ASKS FARMERS WHO WANT TO APPLY FOR EMERGENCY LOANS TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 FOR PRODUCTION AND PHYSICAL LOSSES, BUT GARZA SAYS IF FARMERS WAIT TOO LONG, A BACKLOG WILL DEVELOP AND CAUSE DELAYS.

 GENERALLY, FARMERS WHO HAVE LOST 30 PERCENT OF THEIR PRODUCTION OR ANY PHYSICAL LOSS DUE TO DAMAGES AND LOSSES CAUSED BY DROUGHT    DECEMBER 3, 2013 AND CONTINUING ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE EMERGENCY LOANS.  THE FSA OFFICES IS LOCATED AT 2287 N. TEXAS BLVD., SUITE 3 IN ALICE.  

SAVOR

SAVOR is the food and beverage provider of SMG American Bank Center and has recently begun a program that reaches out to local non-profit organizations to gain exposure and fundraise at events at the venue. Nonprofit organizations have the opportunity to work concessions during events at which they are able to display signage and collect a portion of sales. For more information contact Frank Hughes, Director of Food and Beverage at 826-4738

USO

FOR AMERICA’S WOUNDED WARRIORS, SOMETIMES COMING HOME CAN BE A BATTLE IN ITSELF. EVERY ONE OF THEM NEEDS OUR SUPPORT TO MEET THE CHALLENGES THEY FACE EVERY DAY. THE USO PROVIDES AMERICANS A WAY TO SUPPORT OUR WOUNDED WARRIORS AND THEIR FAMILIES. VISIT USO.ORG TO LEARN HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THEIR LIVES.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau offers tips to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft. For more information visit. www.corpuschristi.bbb.org/shred

Senior Medicare Fraud

The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is a grassroots networks of volunteers who work to educate seniors and other Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries on how to protect, detect, and report health care fraud. For more information visit www.stopmedicarefraud.gov

Adopt a manatee

Adopt a real manatee and help protect an endangered species at the same time. Funds from the Club’s Adopt-A-Manatee program go toward efforts to help protect manatees and their habitat. Unlike other animal adoption programs, the manatees in our adoption programs are real, living manatees with known histories. You even have the opportunity of seeing your adopted manatee at one of three locations in Florida. For more information visit
http://www.savethemanatee.org/adopt_online.html
 

Hands Only CPR

If you see a teen or adult collapse, call 9-1-1 and push hard and fast in the center of the chest. The American Heart Associations hands only CPR can more than double or triple a persons chances of survival. Take 60 seconds and hustle to www.heart.org/handsonlycpr to learn how you can save a life.

Matching Donors

The Matching Donors website links organ donors with people in need of a kidney and other transplants. If you've ever considered becoming a living organ donor or if you are someone in need of an organ transplant, visit www.matchingdonors.com

Rasmussen Reports

For the latest survey results on political, business and lifestyle polling news and information visit www.rasmussenreports.com

Austin Boxer Rescue

Austin Boxer Rescue, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is in need of temporary foster families for dogs until a permanent placement can be found. For more information contact Melissa Smith 210-315-2923 or by email at development@austinboxerrescue.com

Free Parenting Classes

 Every Tuesday Night from 6:00 to 9:00. Classes cover different topics to help parents with children of all age groups
including the Total Transformation Curriculum. 
Refreshments will be provided. This event is hosted by Circles of Care at 5333 Everhart Road Suite 104 A, Corpus Christi, Texas 78411
Please RSVP to Henry Martinez at 361-765-1254

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