This coming week on Community Crossroads we feature Mayor Sara Post-Meyer of Cuero and Main Street Director Sandra Osman. The grand city of Cuero is fast approaching its 150th anniversary on March 25. The celebrations will kick off with a Downtown farmer's market and car show. For more information on upcoming events visit City of Cuero.
This March is not just for Cuero, March is also known as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Rachel Shafer and Payton Cuellar, on behalf of PAM Health, discuss symptoms, prevention and treatment. They also provide an Ostomy Support group on the first Thursday of every month, located at 102 Medical Drive Victoria, TX 77904.
Col. Mike Petrash joins the show to discuss the 15th anniversary of Field of Honor. This year they are partnered with student ambassadors. For more information on how to become a partner or ambassador, message them on Facebook.
A new coffee shop has popped up in Victoria! Sip-N-Shine is right around the corner, right behind Ventura's Tamales. They are a local nonprofit coffee shop, with the sole purpose of helping the special needs community in the area. Their signature drinks commemorate local personalities and leaders.
Finally, the Nursery Volunteer Fire Department sits in and tells us all about their upcoming fundraiser. This will take place April 30. at 134 Villafranca Rd from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Food is set at $12 a plate.
Karina F. Garcia, born in Houston and grew up there. She moved to South Texas where she pursued her interests in Writing Studies and Digital Journalism. She graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and shortly after moved to Victoria, where she now works as a News Anchor/Producer for 25 News Now. During her college years, she worked for the university’s newspaper as a reporter, anchor and producer for the newspaper’s digitalized series, “The Riptide.” Karina also decided to dabble in education and as a result she received a TESOL certification, which allows her teach English to non-English speakers worldwide. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, doodling, staying active and hanging out with friends and family. She currently owns a cat named Drax the Destroyer and hopes to adopt another kitty in the future.