thursday, january 14
Garden Club To Meet
The Wharton Garden Club will hold its first meeting of the year Sunday, Jan. 14 at the O’Quinn room at the Wharton Civic Center. The meeting will be live via Facebook as well. Tricia Bradbury will be the guest speaker, with a program entitled “House Plants: Fun, Flavor, Fragrance.” All are welcome. The meeting is from 9:30 - 11 a.m. Due to COVID, refreshments will not be served. Membership is $10 a year.
SUNDay, january 17
Hall Holds Annual Tournament
The 69th Texas State Championship Domino Tournament will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 321 US-77, Sunday, Jan. 17. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and playing will begin at 9 a.m. sharp. A barbecue dinner will be served in the hall for players and spectators. For more information call 361-798-2311 or visit www.kchall.com. Due to Covid-19 The Wild Game Supper and Big Buck Contest Expo have been rescheduled for early October 2021. Drawings will still take place at the K of C Hall on Friday, Jan. 22 for the 75 guns, Kawasaki Mule and five guns to be given away and all winners will be notified, tickets are still available. For questions and more information contact 361-798-5934.
Manna Meals Pick-Up Only
Manna Meals is offered at no cost every Monday and Thursday from 5 - 6:30 p.m. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Club of El Campo
El Campo Rotarians are taking up a collection of used and new sneakers to give to a non-profit, Got Sneakers, in an effort to help those in other countries who have no shoes at all. The local club will receive $3 for each new pair of sneakers and $1 for each pair in good condition. Money will be donated to Polio Plus. Boxes are located at City Hall, the Civic Center, El Campo Leader-News and the Northside Education Center. Another box will be added to St. Philip Catholic School after the holidays. The drive will continue through January.
Pilgrim Rest Distributes
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.
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