Bluebonnet Extension

Assorted Nuts For Sale

Members of the Bluebonnet Extension Education Club are currently selling pecans and other assorted nuts. The last day to place an order is Friday, Oct. 8, by calling one of these members: Norma Korenek, 541-6356; Donna Shimek, 320-7850; Cynthia Priesmeyer, 578-1867 or Genevieve Hicks, 240-9700. All proceeds will be used for various projects the club supports, such as scholarships and making donations to 4-H events.

Register For

Museum’s 5K Run

The El Campo Museum of Natural History is currently accepting registration for runners and sponsors for the 13th Annual Halloween Hustle 5K run on Oct. 30. Early registration is open now and get an event t-shirt if you register before Oct. 13. Call the museum at 979-543-6885 for more information, or sign up at Participants can also sign up at the El Campo and Wharton Branch libraries.


Support Strike Out Parkinson’s

Bowlers of all ages will be taking part in the Strike Out Parkinson’s fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 11 at the El Campo Bowling Center. Lunch plates will be served to-go and dine-in. There will be a silent auction, fun activities for kids and prize drawing give-aways during the event from noon until 3 p.m. All proceeds will benefit research and go to TeamFox for Parkinson’s Research. For information, contact Terri Quinn, 533-2109 or by email at

Tuesday, SEPT. 14

Grief Ministry Available

A grief ministry offered by the Diocese of Victoria for parents who have lost their children regardless of the passing of time is open to all faiths and meets at the Assumption Catholic Church parish hall, 108 Sixth, in Ganado. The next meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 14. The reflection for this gathering is parents/spousal grief. For information, call Patricia Hoelscher, 979-257-9984 or email

Saturday, Sept. 18

Elks Host Clay Shoot

El Campo Elk’s Lodge clay shoot is Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Jerry Hensley Ranch, 1778 FM 2546 Rd., El Campo. Those interested should call Chad Hensley at 541-3239. The event will begin at 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 20

SPOT To Hold Meeting

Wharton County Stray Pet Outreach Team (SPOT) will be holding their annual meeting 6 - 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at the Wharton County Library-Wharton. They will review goals and discuss SPOT’s activities for the remainder of 2021, and visit with others committed to helping Wharton County’s homeless dogs and cats. For more information, send a message via SPOT’s Facebook page at /wcspot or email The meeting is open to the public.

Wednesday, sept. 22

Donate Blood At KC Hall

The El Campo community blood drive hosted by the Knights of Columbus Council 2490 will be 3 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 at the Columbus Hall in El Campo. Contact Richard Raun, 541-3775, or go to to schedule an appointment. Be sure to mention sponsor code 5911. Donors will receive a pair of limited-edition “Sock it to Childhood Cancer” socks. Also, be sure to drink water, eat and bring identification when donating blood.


PUPS Assists With Services

Prevent Unwanted Pets (PUPS) is assisting cat owners with the cost of having their animal spayed or neutered at $30 per cat. The offer is good through the end of October. To learn more, call 281-797-4681.

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.



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