DEA Take Back
Program Is Back
Starting April 1 and running until April 25, the DEA Take Back Program will be accepting expired and unused medication. Please bring the medication to the PD lobby and drop inside the metal container. NO aerosol, needles or vape pens. If you have any questions, please call Corporal 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.
Saturday, april 3
Hospital To Hold Egg Hunt
Mid Coast Health System is inviting children ages 3-9 to a drive through Easter egg hunt. The hunt will be held 10 - 11 a.m. Saturday, April 3. Drive through the El Campo Memorial Hospital, 303 Sandy Corner, front entrance and remain in your car. Each child will receive a lunch bag with Easter Eggs, while supplies last.
Wednesday, April 7
Community Blood Drive
The Knights of Columbus No. 2490 is hosting a community blood drive 3 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 7 at the Columbus Hall in El Campo. To schedule an appointment, contact Richard Raun at 541-3775 or visit CommitForLife.org and use sponsor code: 5911. T-shirts will be given to donors.
Saturday, April 10
Spring Plant Sale
The Jackson County Master Gardener Association will hold its Spring Plant Sale 8 a.m. - noon on Saturday, April 10 at the Jackson County Service Building Auditorium, located at 411 N. Wells in Edna. Face masks and social distancing required. Plants and birdhouses will be available for sale. Proceeds will go toward college scholarships for careers in horticulture and the maintenance of the Texana Educational Garden. For information and early orders, call Judy Marek at 361-782-0078.
Sunday, April 11
Lodge Hosts Fundraiser
The Elks Lodge in El Campo will be holding a fundraiser meal Sunday, April 11 at the Columbus Hall in El Campo. Serving begins at 11 a.m. Plates will be to go only and prepared by KC members. For information, call 541-9443.
Wednesday, April 25
Ags Hold Muster
The Wharton County A&M Club invites you to their Aggie Muster, Wednesday, April 21 at the Wharton County Civic Center located at 1924 N. Fulton. Special guest speaker John Comstock ‘03, 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. Tickets and reserved tables can be purchased online at www.whartoncountyags.org/muster or by mailing a check to Robin Hensley ‘03 by April 15th to 2607 FM 961, Wharton. For more information, visit https://www/whartoncountyags.org/ or on Facebook at The Wharton County A&M Club, and Robin Waters Hensley ‘03 at wcagsMuster@gmail.com or 541-9004.
Sale Benefits Art Center
The El Campo Art Association has tamales and salsa for sale from now until April 2. To order, call Mae Borak 541-0911. Orders are to be picked up at the Art Center, 201 W. Monseratte.
Fundraiser Taking Orders
Wharton County Cares Fundraiser is currently taking orders for seasonal 14” Flower Plant Bowls. Pickup will be from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 27 at United Ag in El Campo. Contact Becky Koudela at 332-1685 and Terry Rutherford at 578-1366 for orders and more information.
Tax Aide Provided
By AARP Foundation
The AARP Foundation will be providing help with taxes 1 - 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from at the Manna Meals Center, 500 Foerster in El Campo. A form that can be picked up from the El Campo Branch Library must be filled out and turned in. To schedule an appointment, call 979-482-9309.
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