DEA Take Back
Program Is Back
Running until April 25, the DEA Take Back Program is accepting expired and unused medication. Bring the medication to the El Campo Police Department, 1011 West Loop, lobby and drop inside the metal container. No aerosol, needles or vape pens will be accepted. For questions, call Cpl. Mark Biskup at 543-5311.
Damage To State
If you have suffered property damage because of the winter weather event, please complete the survey at the link included, https://arcg.is/uOrOb.
Wednesday, April 21
Aggies To Hold Muster
The Wharton County A&M Club invites all to their Aggie Muster, Wednesday, April 21 at the Wharton Civic Center, 1924 N. Fulton. Guest speaker is John Comstock, who was the last survivor pulled from the 1999 A&M bonfire. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., followed by a meal and program at 6:30 p.m. Tickets and reserved tables can be purchased online at www.whartoncountyags.org/muster or contact Robin Hensley at wcagsMuster@gmail.com or visit the website.
Friday, April 23
Vaccine Drive-Thru Event
For individuals that received their first dose of Moderna or Pfizer on March 19, 25 and April 2 second doses will be available in a drive-thru event Friday, April 23 from 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the El Campo Knights of Columbus Hall (KC Hall). First doses of the vaccine will be available as well. Please bring vaccine card, ID and insurance card.
Plaza Holds Performance
The Plaza Theatre in Wharton located at 120 S. Houston, is now performing “Crimes of the Heart”. Performances are Friday, April 23, Saturday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 25 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets can be bought at www.whartonplazatheatre.org.
Thursday, April 29
Active Shooter Program
Corporal Mark Biskup will present an Active Shooter Program on Thursday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Duson room at the El Campo Civic Center. No one under the age of 17 is allowed to attend. The presentation will last approximately 1 hour. If any church, school, business or civic organization wishing to have this program at their location can call Corporal Biskup at 543-5311 to set up a date.
Registration For Summer Camp
The El Campo Museum is beginning registration for its summer camp programs. Animal Camp will run eight weeks on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon starting on June 9 through July 28. Science camp will run six weeks 10 a.m. to noon on Thursdays June 17 through July 22. To register in advance, call 543-6855.
Tax Aid Provided
The AARP Foundation provides help with taxes 1 - 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at the Manna Meals Center, 500 Foerster in El Campo. To schedule an appointment, call 979-482-9309.
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