Ornament Pick-Up 

Celebration of Life 2020 ornaments are ready for pick up. Anyone who purchased an ornament from El Campo and had it on the tree at the El Campo Civic Center can pick the ornaments up from the office at 1102 N. Mechanic 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. Ornaments purchased for Wharton, not previously picked up, will be at Selections on the Square in Wharton.




Community Blood Drive

The Knights of Columbus No. 2490 will be hosting a community blood drive 3 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 from at the Columbus Hall located in El Campo. To schedule an appointment, contact Richard Raun at 541-3775 using sponsor code: 5911. T-shirts will be given out.


Foundation Holds Annual Meet

The El Campo Medical Foundation will hold its annual meeting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 in room 110 of the Northside Center. The meeting will be open to the public. For more information contact 332-7890 or email kimberleywcooper@gmail.com.


Legion Officers Meeting

American Legion will hold an officers meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 10 at the Legion hall. The regular meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16. Wear proper Covid-19 PPE at the meetings. For information contact Commander Daniel Falcon 332-2861.


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Plate Sale Benefits School

The Knights of Columbus No. 2490 will be selling fish fry plates on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Columbus Hall located on Armory Road in El Campo. The plates will be $10 and to-go only, plate sales will benefit St. Philip School.


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Anyone interested in donating to the Wharton County MLK Scholarships, which are given to local students of all races annually, can mail donations to: MLK SCHOLARSHIP - Vivian Wyatt or Mozelle Stephens at P.O. Box 84, Glen Flora, TX 77443. 




Commodities To Be Distributed

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church Labor of Love distributes commodities at 7 a.m. the first Thursday of each month. Call 541-7493.


Manna Meals Pick-Up Only

Manna Meals is offered at no cost 5 - 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Thursday in a convenient drive-through at 500 Foerster (between Fourth and Fifth) in El Campo. Meals are prepared by members of local congregations. For information, call 505-9362 or mannamealsec@gmail.com.


Leader-News Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board is a community service to promote one-time events for nonprofit organizations. The Leader-News requests only one representative submit items with contact information. Items will be edited. Event submissions will run no more than four editions immediately prior to the event as space permits. Garage sale fund-raisers and raffles do not qualify. All items submitted must arrive no later than 3 p.m. Mondays for the Wednesday edition and 3 p.m. Thursdays for the Saturday edition. Digital submissions must be text that can be edited and pasted (no pdfs or fliers). Email: bulletinboard@leader-news.com. No voice mail submissions.

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