EC Pride Contest
The El Campo Leader-News is holding a El Campo Pride Contest, we want to see how you show your pride for El Campo. Email or come bring in a photo of your home or business including one of our El Campo placard to entered into our contest. Visit the office to pick up an EC placard to include in your photo, the office is located at 203 E. Jackson. The cut off for the contest is Wednesday, February 3 by 5 p.m.
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 , Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Ornaments purchased for Wharton, not previously picked up, will be at Selections on the Square in Wharton.
Bingo Games Resume
El Campo American Legion Bingo will resume bingo games on Friday, Jan. 22. According to CDC guidelines, seating will be limited. Social distancing will be practiced and face masks are required. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and card sales start at 6 p.m. with games beginning at 7 p.m. Snack bar and bar will be open.
saturday, january 30
Chili Bowl Saturday
The El Campo Bowling Center is holding their Chili Bowl event Saturday, Jan. 30. Check in is 8 a.m. with the bowling tournament beginning at noon. There will be a two-person tailgate with auctions and awards at 2 p.m. The event will hold a cook-off, car show, washer tournament and 50/50 raffle with live and silent auctions. For more information, contact Abby Freeman at 832-465-2519.
tuesday, february 9
Release Remembers Roselynn
The First School will be having a balloon release in remembrance of Roselynn Coates on Tuesday, Feb. 9th at 6:15 p.m. at The First School located inside of the First Lutheran Church at 304 Oscar St. in El Campo.
annual mlk SCHOLARSHIP
Anyone is 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.
Pilgrim Rest Distributes Commodities
Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church Labor of Love distributes commodities at 7 a.m. the first Thursday of each month. Call 541-7493.
Leader-News Bulletin Board
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