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 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.


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.


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.


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

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

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

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.


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