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Wes Kolle is our Golden Apple Award Winner!!

Sending warm and summer wishesto our camp counselors, coaches, and teachers!  This week Townsquare Media and Gone Bananas would like to give Wes Kolle at Victoria East High School the Golden Apple Award! Sheena Vahalik   submitted  Coach Kolle's name.  Here is what she had to say…

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Nominate your summer instructor for the Golden Apple Award!

Summer fun and lessons learned!  Every summer you or your child meets that wonderful camp counselor, summer school teacher, coach, guide, mentor, or trainer.  They go the extra mile to prepare you for the upcoming year, and they make it fun!

What instructor encourages you or your child to reach above and beyond? Submit your favorite instructor and why you feel they deserve an A! Townsquare Media will select one teacher each week and reward them with a fruit tray from Gone Bananas

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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids Right Now

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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Health Seminar: Tips For Bug Bite-Free Summer Fun

Join Labron as he discusses natural remedies for bug bites, safe non-toxic skin care for sun as well natural options for insect repellent!

The seminar is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by calling 361-575-4683 (Seating is limited!)

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 1, 2014; 6:30pm- 7:30pm

Location: The Natural Health Clinic

3908 John Stockbauer Ste

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Opening of Municipal Swimming Pool

The Gary T. Moses Municipal Swimming Pool is opening tomorrow (Wednesday 6/18/14) for the summer season. The pool will be open from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday during the summer.

Located at 211 N. Ben Wilson St., The Gary T. Moses Municipal Pool is a grand facility and will accommodate 300 patrons.

The pool contains 6 swimming lanes, three pool slides, a bathhouse with showers and changing stalls, a covered pavillion with tables and electricity and 4 other shaded sitting areas.

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Better Business Bureau: Top 5 Summer Scams

Summer is a great time to take that long-overdue vacation, or make much-needed home repairs. But, as the weather heats up, so do scams. Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin is warning consumers about some of the top summer scams.

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Photo: Bo Dalton
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KIXS Roadshow With Skeeter Saturday

Spring is upon us! Time to start thinking about hittin' the road for some sightseeing, camping, and enjoying all that Texas (and beyond) has to offer! Join Skeeter Nash for a KIXS 108 Roadshow on Saturday, March 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Victoria Community Center for the annual CCRV Show! All the brand-new 2014 Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Toy Haulers and Class C Motorhomes will be on display!

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July 23rd Is Officially…

National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

Celebrate the most popular ice cream flavor in the country. It is overwhelmingly more popular; almost 29% compared to 2nd place chocolate with about 9%. What’s your favorite ice cream flavor? What’s your favorite mix in/topping?

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July 22nd Is Officially…

Ratcatchers Day

You’d think that this holiday is to celebrate exterminators. Well, you are half right. It is actually to commemorate the Pied Piper of Hamelin (Germany), who was one of the most infamous Ratcatchers. He had magic music on his pipe/flute that would lure rats out of the city. When the town didn’t pay him, he used the magic to lure the children out of the city, never to return. What is your grossest rodent experience? Do you get rid of the rodents yourself or an exterminator/ratcatcher?

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Gary T. Moses Pool To Open This Weekend

Go ahead and admit it... about this time of year you start thinking about taking a dip in a nice, cool swimming pool. We all do. Victoria has a fantastic municipal pool, the Gary T. Moses Municipal Pool.

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Plenty Of Physical Activity Available This Summer In Victoria

There is absolutely no reason to become a couch potato this summer. No matter your age, there is plenty to do and lots of ways to keep moving all summer long right here in Victoria.

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Victoria Boys and Girls Club Provides Summer Fun

The Victoria Boys and Girls Club provides a safe, nurturing environment during the summer months when kids may be left on their own due to circumstances (work, etc...) at home.

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