Financial

FREE HARVEY TOWN HALL MEETINGS
This Wednesday, December 13th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Victoria and  Thursday, December 14th at the Redfish Bay Boat House in Aransas Pass get the information you need on filing or issues related to Hurricane Harvey Claims.  Both meeting will be held from five until nine p...
Tax Free Next Weekend
Tax free weekend is next weekend, so if you are waiting for this,  here are some of the details.   Clothing, Footwear, and Backpacks: Including diapers, work clothes and uniforms, coats, and swimwear. Less than $100 per item. Backpacks for use by elementary and secondary students only…
Hi there, hope your weekend is going well!  It certainly is a picture perfect day.  As I blog you will read a lot of my personal stuff on here.  Recently on a whim, I dropped $5 on a scratch off lottery ticket.  The result, $500.00 in cash :)...
BBB Advises: Donate To a Charity You Can Trust
September marks a month which recognizes worthy causes. The anniversary of 9/11 and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month may have people considering a donation to a charity. Last month, viral videos of people pouring ice water over their heads sparked a donation frenzy. Participants, including celebriti…
Jury Duty Scammers Use Jail Threats to Scare Victims
Jury duty is a vital civic responsibility and should be taken seriously by all citizens. Unfortunately, Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin found scammers may use it to compromise your personal information and steal your money.
The jury duty sc…
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Practice
This is a great time to get help setting up an email account or use one of the Library’s computer skills tutorials including Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! The Computer Lab is reserved and staffed on Wednesday mornings for self-directed learning about techn…
Lavaca County Retired Teachers Association Meeting
On Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, Don Green, chief financial officer of the Teacher Retirement System, will present the program. He is responsible for budgeting, accounting, purchasing and building services for TRS, the sixth largest public pension fund in the United States, which serves active and retired…
Yoakum Police To Hold Auction
Looking for a bargain? The Yoakum Police Department will be auctioning off abandoned and junked vehicles on Saturday, August 30, 2014 starting at 10:00 a.m. at the City of Yoakum Police Impound, located at 101 Baldwin St. in Yoakum.
The owners and lien holders, by default, have waived all rights, tit…
Governor’s Small Business Forum
Opportunities for minority- and woman-owned businesses, and veterans Governor's Small Business Forums, sponsored by the Texas Governor’s Office, the Texas Workforce Commission, and hosted by local partners - Victoria Chamber of Commerce, and UHV Small Business Development Center, are designed to giv…
BBB: College Students at High Risk for Identity Theft
Information sharing has become second-nature to many college students who have grown up in an era of social media, smartphones and widely available internet access. Unfortunately, this also makes students more susceptible as a target for scams and fraud.
Identity thieves look to college-age adults be…
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Practice
This is a great time to get help setting up an email account or use one of the Library’s computer skills tutorials including Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! The Computer Lab is reserved and staffed on Wednesday mornings for self-directed learning about techn…

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