El Campo Rotarians are taking up a collection of used and new sneakers to give to a non-profit, Got Sneakers, in an effort to help those in other countries who have no shoes at all. The local club will receive $3 for each new pair of sneakers and $1 for each pair in good condition. Money will be donated to Polio Plus. Boxes are located at City Hall, the Civic Center, El Campo Leader-News and the Northside Education Center. Another box will be added to St. Philip Catholic School after the holidays. The drive will continue through January.


WEdnesday, december 16


Legion Holds Raffle

American Legion will have a raffle drawing Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall, members in good standing can attend the meal. The raffle can be watched on the American Legion Facebook page. For information, call Daniel Falcon at 332-2861.


Friday, December 18


Library Reading Entries Due

Don’t forget to turn in your reading log for the El Campo Branch Library’s Fuel Up & Read contest and a chance to win a $25 HEB gift card. 

Deadline to turn in reading logs is 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18. Gift cards will be given away on Monday, Dec. 21. 




Pilgrim Rest Distributes Commodities

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church Labor of Love distributes commodities at 7 a.m. the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call 541-7493.


ECISD Taking G/T Referrals

El Campo ISD is beginning the referral process for Gifted/Talented (G/T) services for the 2021-2022 school year. A general G/T meeting about the district’s G/T services and an overview of the characteristics of gifted and talented students will be held virtually, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Referrals are for students K-11th grade and can me made by completing the online referral and consent form at Information/Special Populations/Gifted and Talented Program, forms are due by Friday, December 18. 


Club Sells Selection of Nuts

The Bluebonnet Extension Education Club is still selling a wide variety of pecans/nuts to sell, such as pecan halves, cocktail, hot & spicy, chocolate covered, honey roasted, walnuts, pistachios and much more. If interested please call Norma at 541-6356.


Tickets For 2020-2021 On Sale Now

The Plaza Theatre, 120 S. Houston in Wharton, has 2020-2021 season tickets available at or 282-2226.



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