Deadline Approaches For
Chamber Award Nominations
The El Campo Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture is accepting nominations for the 2017 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year is a lifetime achievement award. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 29. Nomination letters can be delivered to the Chamber Office at 01 N. Mechanic or by mail to P.O. Box 1400 El Campo, TX 77437. Nominations can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have submitted a candidate in the past that was not selected, please resubmit or call the Chamber to update candidate information to be reconsidered. For any questions or more details, please call 543-2713.
FRIDAY, DEC. 29
No Bingo At The American Legion
No Bingo!! Friday, Dec. 29 at the El Campo American Legion. Bingo will resume on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.
NEW YEAR’S EVE, Sunday, Dec. 31
FUMC To Have New Year’s Eve Worship
First United Methodist Church, 1001 Ave. I, El Campo will have a New Year’s Eve Worship, A Service of Carols, Sunday Dec. 31 at 10:45 a.m. This will be its only service on this day.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 3
Big Foot Wallace Talk Comes To Heritage Center
Joe Tom Davis will present “Big Foot Wallace: Ranger and Frontiersman” at the Heritage Center Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 2 p.m. Members and their guests are invited.
SATURDAY, JAN. 26
2018 Louise Project Graduation Hosts Dance
The Louise Seniors are having a Winter Dance at Plainview Hall, Hillje to raise money for Project Graduation. Live music will be provided by Steel Country on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Doors open at 6 p.m. The dance will start at 8 p.m. and end at 12 p.m. There will be silent & live auction along with a concession stand. Seniors are selling pre-sale tickets for $10 or $12 at the door. Please come out and support the Louise Class of 2018! For more information call Dina Vajdos at 541-6536, or Cindy Hendrix at 541-9438.
Manna Meals Offers Food, Fellowship
Manna Meals is offered at no cost every Monday and Thursday from 5 - 6:30 p.m. 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 on this dine-in for all program, please call 505-9362 or email@example.com.
TOPS Meeting On Weekly Basis
TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Pounds Off Sensibly) will have a weekly chapter meeting from 9 - 10 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Northside Education Center, Room 105. Meetings focus on nutrition, exercise, motivation and wellness education. Those who are interested are welcome to attend.
Little League Registration Taken Now
El Campo Little League is now registering athletes for Youth Baseball until Jan. 18, 2018. For information, please visit www.elcampolittleleague.com
CASA Seeks Volunteers
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is looking for volunteers ready to help. Contact Judy Peter for more information at 578-1600 or visit https://casa-mw.org/.
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.
Free Services Offered
The Mainstream Connection, a 501 c3 organization offers help with pantry assistance, counseling, immigration cases, waivers, translations, evaluations, reference letters, extreme and unusual hardship letters, residency applications/renewals, citizenship applications, notary services and DACA applications/renewals. Call 832-831-1688.
Bulletin Board Listings
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 fundraisers, church auctions (not part of a larger event) 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). Drop off or send to firstname.lastname@example.org. No voice mail submissions.