Bingo Games Canceled
Until Further Notice
Due to COVID-19, and the low player attendance, bingo games held at the American Legion on Friday evenings have been canceled. Be sure to check the El Campo Leader-News bulletin board section for more information on when bingo will resume.
The Boys & Girls Club of El Campo is currently taking registrations for their Fall After-School program. Spaces are limited. Register at www.bgcelcampo.org/programs. Information is on the web page or call the office at 543-8320.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12
American Legion Post No. 251, will hold its Executive Meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12. No regular meeting will be held until further notice. Also both halls will not be rented out until further notice. For more information, call 332-2861.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 13
Hamburger Supper & Raffle
Presbyterian Church of El Campo will be having a drive through Hamburger Supper Thursday, Aug. 13 at the El Campo Country Club. Tickets are $15, includes meal and raffle ticket.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 16
Elks Fundraiser Meal Coming
The Elks Fried Chicken Meal Fundraiser will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16 at the Columbus hall. The $10 plates will be prepared by KC members. For more information, call 541-9443.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 23
School Benefit Meal To Go Only
Knights of Columbus No. 2490 will be selling fried chicken plates to-go only starting 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23. The benefits will go to St. Philip’s school teacher supply fund.
Republican Party Headquarters Open
The Wharton County Republican Party headquarters is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday at 111 W. Monseratte. For more information, call 257-7179.
State Mask Order In Effect
Per Texas Governor Abbott, a mask order is in effect statewide. To enter into a public establishment, a mask must be worn by those who are 10 years of age and older.
Records Available For Pick Up
The El Campo Rice Special Cooperative reports special education records are available for pick up. The Special Education office will be open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Sign Up For Strike Out Parkinson’s Event
Rescheduled Strike Out Parkinson’s will be Saturday, Sept. 19 at Legacy Field - Zlotnik Park. Sign up by Sept. 4 and get a T-shirt. To play, or for more information, contact Terri Quinn at 533-2109 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helping Hands Ministry Assistance Available
Helping Hands Ministry offers assistance with utility payments for those who qualify. For information, contact Ann Strarup at 543-9504.
COVID-19 Help Available
Lone Star Legal Aid is providing information for benefits that may be needed to help during the Covid-19 pandemic. To apply for free legal help call 1-800-733-8394 or apply online at www.lonestarlegal.org.
Disposal Of Flags
When a flag becomes worn or faded, it is important to dispose of it properly. The Everyday Heroes drop box is located behind First Financial Bank (formerly Commercial State Bank), they can also be dropped off at the American Legion Hall, 2241 Hwy. 71 Hwy South every Friday, during Bingo sessions.
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