The Flying J Wranglers of Alto, NM, are the featured act for an upcoming concert that will kick off the Christmas season in East Texas.
A CASA Country Christmas, set for 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, will benefit CASA of Trinity Valley, a nonprofit providing courtroom advocacy for children in foster care in Anderson, Cherokee and Henderson counties. The concert, CASA’s newest fundraiser, will be held at Living for the Brand Cowboy Church, 902 NE Loop 7 in Athens.
The East Texas Crisis Center is holding its annual Wine & Cheese Gala this Friday at the Stone Oak Ranch in Murchison. This is an organization vital for Henderson County. They help victims of domestic violence and friends, we have way too many of those. We spoke with the director of outreach Della Cooper about the event and the problem.
My daughter, just shy of 4, worked up the courage to jump into the swimming pool all by herself. From the side, mind you, not the steps.
That may not seem like a big deal in the grand scheme, but to a 4-year-old, it is a very Big Deal. In the past, she demanded that her father or I catch her, refusing to risk the water splashing into her face or rushing over her head. But then something clicked, and now jumping in from the side is all she wants to do.
The website says, “East Texas Giving Day brings the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for our local nonprofits during the 18-hour online giving challenge. We inspire people to give generously to nonprofits making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all.”
On Thursday, April 5, the Trinity Valley Electric Co-op (TVEC) Charitable Foundation awarded a $2,000 grant to the Henderson County Black History Committee.
The TVEC Charitable Foundation is funded by donations from Operation Round-up. Operation Round-up is a voluntary program that allows TVEC members to round up their monthly electric bills to the next whole dollar amount. The portion that is rounded up goes to the TVEC Charitable Foundation and may be used to award grant requests to local charitable organizations.