Charitable Organizations

United Way ‘Day of Caring’
On Aug. 28, the Victoria County United Way kicks off its 2014 community campaign with its fourth annual Day of Caring. Volunteers will come together from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3509 Swan Drive for a community service project at the Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity and raise and frame two houses …
Volunteers Needed at Edna Food Pantry
Looking for a way to give back to your community? An Edna food pantry is in need of a few good hands to help them Friday. The First Assembly of God Church is one of few Jackson County locations providing a monthly service to its community by donating groceries to more than 160 families in its commun…
Help Us ‘Pack The Bus’
KIXS 108 and Atzenhoffer are proud, once again, to be part of the 'Pack The Bus' campaign. Pack the Bus, hosted by Faith Family Church, is approaching its 13th year of service in the Victoria area. More than 3,000 economically disadvantaged children will receive new school supplies through the donat…
5K Fun Run Saturday in Riverside Park
The 'Let Freedom Ring' 5k Fun Run is Saturday in Riverside Park at the children's park pavillion. Camp Leatherneck 1/7 Battalion will soon lose its commisary/PX. This fun run is to support our troops over seas, and proceeds from this run will go toward the shipment of care packages.
Animal Clinic And Pet Adoption
Experience the love and joy of adopting a dog, cat, puppy or kitten into your home. Saturday, July 12, 2014, Adopt-A-Pet of Victoria will be offering an Animal Clinic and Pet Adoption event at 8215 Houston Hwy. starting at 10:00 a.m. There will be a veterinarian on hand to administer vaccinations an…
MMMmmm…Steak!
Got a hankerin' for a juicy cut of beef? Then don't miss American Legion Steak Night, Friday, July 4th at the American Legion Hall, 1402 E. Santa Rosa St. in Victoria! The event starts at 5:30 p.m., and is open to anyone who would like to attend. Enjoy a full meal of steak, salad, baked po…
Red White and Bulls to Benefit Warrior’s Weekend
To help extend the message of Warrior's Weekend, Sgt Alex Alvarez and a friend, Staff Sgt. Dean Plummer, created Edna's first Red, White and Bulls event, which will kick off Thursday at Brackenridge Main Event Center.
Victoria Resident Wins Community Service Award
American Military University (AMU) has recognized alumnus Gilbert Ramon of Victoria, Texas, with a 2014 Alumni Community Service Award for his professional accomplishments, community engagement, and service to the university.
Ramon completed his Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security at AMU in 2009. H…
Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic at St. Patrick’s
A pneumonia vaccine clinic will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church parish hall in Bloomington. Vaccines will be free to those who qualify.
Who qualifies? Anyone 65 and older who has not been vaccinated in the last 5 years OR anyone …
VFW Flag Day Ceremony
This Saturday, June 14th, is Flag Day. Join Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4146 for a ceremonial flag raising at the VFW Post 4146 at 8:00 a.m. to celebrate Flag Day. Refreshments to follow.
VFW Post 4146 is at 2001 Lova Lane in Victoria...
Animal Clinic And Pet Adoption
Experience the love and joy of adopting a dog, cat, puppy or kitten into your home. Saturday, June 14, 2014, Adopt-A-Pet of Victoria will be offering an Animal Clinic and Pet Adoption event at 8215 Houston Hwy. starting at 10:00 a.m. There will be a veterinarian on hand to administer vaccinations an…

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