Community Events

 

Downtown San Angelo Inc. and Operation Blue Shield are partnering in presenting a special fundraising run event in September. The Operation Blue Shield Superhero "Run with the Heroes" 5K and Family Mile event, Sat. Sept. 15th. 9 am @ Celebration Bridge @ Riverwalk downtown. Register online at "raceroster.com" Free -young children, $10 youth, $20 for adults and $10 seniors.

 

Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for “Leadership San Angelo” program. 30 will be selected in Sept. It’s designed to seek out and help develop future leadership for our City by providing intensive training in areas strategic to the city’s well-being. FMI:325-655-4136.

 

County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Intervention Unit is seeking volunteers. Training begins Sept.29 thru Nov. 3rd. Every Saturday 9- 4pm. Call 325-658-3921 or come to the Sheriff’s office for an application or for more information. Volunteer for at least 4-12 hr. on-call shifts per month.

 

Saturday evening Sept.8th will highlight National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. West Texas Counseling and Guidance is presenting the “Principal LED Shine a Light” event at the San Angelo Riverstage and the COOP Gallery. Evening will have live music, a memory wall installation and a night walk. Walk a lighted pathway of luminaries to loved ones lost to suicide. FMI: 325-262-0055.

 

Area Agency on Aging hosting an upcoming Power in Community event. They will explain Medicare issues, Low Income Subsidy and other matters pertaining to the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act. Wednesday, Aug. 29th from 9 to 3 pm @ Concho Valley Council of Governments Training Center, 2801 West Loop 306. Free - Seating is limited. FMI: call Amanda Sedeno,@ 325-223-5704 x 238.

 

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Landscaping in Drought, a 3-part seminar series for homeowners, August 23rd and August 30th in San Angelo. The three Thursday programs from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Stephens Central Library Community Room. Registration is $10 per seminar. The series offers an opportunity to learn the best techniques for keeping landscapes alive during drought, while still saving water.

 

THE CONCHO VALLEY MASTER GARDENERS will have their 7TH ANNUAL FALL LANDSCAPING SYMPOSIUM, SAT. SEPT. 8th @ TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE EXTENSION CENTER, FROM 8:30 - 3:15 P.M. 3 FEATURED SPEAKERS, ALL TOP PROFESSIONALS IN THEIR FIELDS. $30 PER PERSON, including LUNCH. FMIL 325-659-6522.

 

Tom Green County Commissioners will have a public hearing on proposed tax rate. The Meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 23rd at 6:30 PM. Public comment will be accepted. The meeting @ the Commissioners Courtroom, 2nd Floor of Judge Keyes Building at 113 West Beauregard.

 

2019 Elks Valuable Student scholarships are available @ Elks National Foundation website. Elks will award 20 top scholarships ranging from $20 - $50 thousand. Scholarship available to high school seniors. For details, including the application, visit “elks.org/scholars”