The State’s Sales Tax Holiday for school supplies is Fri. Sat. & Sun. August 9th through the 11th. The law exempts sales tax on qualified items – such as clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks – priced below a hundred dollars, saving shoppers about $8 on $100 they spend.
West Texas VA Health Care System will hold a quarterly town hall meeting in San Angelo on Thursday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the new San Angelo VA Outpatient Clinic, 4240 Southwest Blvd. The Town Hall is an opportunity for Veterans to hear from the leadership team about new programs or initiatives within the VA.
San Angelo Chamber, along with honorary co-hosts Congressman Mike Conaway, Texas Senator Charles Perry and State Representative Drew Darby, are preparing for this year's West Texas Legislative Summit. The topic this year will be on international trade. A reception and dinner
Wednesday evening August 7th kicks off the summit. Panel discussions on Thurs. August 8th at ASU’s Houston Harte Center. Call the chamber at 325-655-4136.
The City Animal Shelter is once again opening its general population kennels to visitors as part of its new Pets Alive! initiative. The kennels were closed after uncontrolled access led to ill dogs. Located at 3142 Highway 67 North, the shelter is open 10 to 6 weekdays.
2 Public Hearings this Month to discuss the upcoming fiscal year property tax rate for Tom Green County. They are proposing an increase in property taxes and salary increases for employees and elected officials. The County Commissioners have set a hearing for Tuesday, August 13th at 9:30 am, and another on Thursday, August 22nd at 6:30 pm. Anyone can attend and speak at the meetings. They will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom on the second floor of the Keyes building at 113 West Beauregard downtown.
Kids Eat Free Summer Food Program. Children & teens ages 18 and younger can eat healthy meals throughout the summer at no cost, just by showing up at a meal site. List of nearby meal sites is on the website "texas hunger dot org” or call 2-1-1 or text "FoodTX" to 877-877.
Open Arms Rape Crisis Center and LGBT+ Services is seeking participants for its biannual Volunteer Advocate Training Program. The 40-hour certified training course will prepare volunteers to answer the agency’s 24-hour hotline and provide medical accompaniment to survivors of sexual assault. Classes begin in September. Access the volunteer application on the Open Arms website: “openarmscv.org”
San Angelo City officials have placed an extensive question and answer page about the planned sewer infrastructure improvement project in the Lake Nasworthy area. Further lake development and the airport is hampered by the outdated sewer system. The city's page can be reached by going to “COSATX.US/LAKE NASWORTHY”