Tuesday, May 11
Need A Job?
Looking to start a new career, or just curious about what is currently available? Then come out to the 2021 Wharton County Job Fair Tuesday, May 11. The event will be at the El Campo Civic Center, 2350 N. Mechanic, from 9 a.m. until noon.
Thursday, May 13
Garden Club To Meet
The Wharton Garden Club will meet 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 13 in the O’Quinn Room at the Wharton Civic Center. The program will feature a panel of three gardeners to answer questions from members. Existing COVID guidelines will be followed.
CDA Hosts Rosary Event
St. Robert’s Catholic Daughters invite all to join them in praying the rosary on Thursday, May 13 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the church. Prayers in honor of Our Lady of Fatima will focus the nation and patriotism. Those attending are asked to bring a rosary and arrive no later than 5:15 p.m. For questions, call Terri Beltan, 361-554-7506 or Ella Merta at 543-3403.
Thursday, May 20
Second Round Of Vaccines
The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, second dose only, will be available for those needing it on Thursday, May 20. The drive-thru event will be at the El Campo Knights of Columbus Hall on Armory Road from 7:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. These requirements must be met in order to get a vaccine: Moderna vaccines need ot be 28 - 42 days apart; Pfizer vaccines need to be 21 - 42 days apart. Bring your Covid vaccine card, ID and insurance card.
SUNDAY, May 23
KSc To Have BBQ Meal
The Knights of Columbus, Council 2490, are having a barbecue pork steak meal, $10 per plate, to-go only, from 11 a.m. until sold out on Sunday, May 23 at the Columbus Hall on CR 406.
Registration For Summer Camp
The El Campo Museum is taking registrations for its summer camp programs. Animal Camp, eight weeks on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon, starting June 9. Science camp will run six weeks 10 a.m. to noon on Thursdays June 17 through July 22. Call 543-6855.
Pilgrim Rest Distributes
Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church Labor of Love distributes commodities at 7 a.m. the first Thursday of each month. For information, call 541-7493.
Heritage Center Now Open
The Heritage Center, 803 Fahrenthold, a non-profit organization, is open to men and women 50 years of age and older for a $50 fee collected every January. The center, open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, offers use of exercise machines, exercise sessions, pool table, dominoes, lending library, lap top computers, games and opportunities to volunteer. Bingo games will resume at 2 p.m. Monday, May 10.
Manna Meals Offers Food,
Fellowship for All
Manna Meals is offered at no cost with a convenient drive-thru access from 5 - 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Thursday. All are welcome. Meals are prepared then served by local congregations at 500 Foerster (between Fourth and Fifth Streets in El Campo). For more information, call 505-9362 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CASA Seeks Volunteers
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is looking for volunteers ready to assist children in the El Campo area. Contact Judy Peter for more information at 578-1600 or visit https://casa-mw.org/.
Leader-News Bulletin Board
Bulletin Board is a community service announcement publication to promote one-time events for non-profit organizations. The El Campo Leader-News requests only one representative submit items with contact information in writing to our office, 203 E. Jackson, via email or by mail. Items will be edited. Digital submissions must be text that can be edited and paæsted (no pdfs or fliers). Email: email@example.com. No voice mail submissions will be taken. For more information, call 543-3363.