volunteers

VISD drive-thru recognizes district volunteers

Recognizing district volunteers

On Tuesday, March 22 and Thursday, March 24 administration, faculty, and staff showed some volunteers their appreciation for the endless commitment they expressed to V.I.S.D. schools. Some campus organizations performed for the volunteers, such as florklorico dancers, cheerleaders, band, and football team were present. They also served to-go plates from Ventura's tamales. In a statement, Public Relations Director Ashley Scott said "Thank you to all of the VISD volunteers for your dedication and commitment to VISD student."

Heart and Stroke Walk to have a two-hour delay start

The American Heart Association will provide more updates as they continue to monitor weather conditions

VICTORIA, Texas - After meeting with several Victoria staff members, the American Heart Association has decided to delay their Heart and Stroke Walk two hours on Saturday morning. The Walk will now take place at 10:30 a.m., with opening ceremonies…

Salvation Army of Victoria prepares for food distribution event

The organization loaded up 800 Christmas food boxes for Friday's event

VICTORIA, Texas - The Salvation Army of Victoria prepares for its food distribution event. On Friday, Dec. 17, from 9 to 11 a.m., the organization's workers will hand out food boxes, while supplies last. Workers loaded up 800 Christmas…

Keep Victoria Beautiful to hold Fall Sweep

A citywide cleanup will take place on Sept. 25

VICTORIA, Texas - If you are interested in being apart of a community clean-up, student groups, local business, congregations…

Port O'Connor shoreline cleanup event needs volunteers and boats

This year's annual shoreline clean up in Port O'Connor is still happening, they need more volunteers and boats to help cleanup all the leftover plastics in the water.

PORT O' CONNOR, Texas - On Saturday, September 18, the San Antonio Bay Partnership will have their annual shoreline cleanup. Allan Berger enjoys fishing, swimming, and sailing…

Fayette County's Community Emergency Response Team is up and running

Here's some information on the CERT program and how it prepares volunteers

FAYETTE County - Fayette County's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is in operation. Ten members finished the basic, 16-hour training course. This course is designed to inform volunteers about disaster preparedness for the dangers that may impact their area…

City of Port Lavaca to hold 'Sweep into Spring' citywide beautification event

The City encourages residents to take advantage of this cleanup opportunity

PORT LAVACA, Texas - With the month of May approaching, many Port Lavaca citizens will be working to tidy up and beautify their homes and community, as part of the city's beautification event "Sweep into Spring...and make room for Summer"…

Volunteers are needed for the Keep Victoria Beautiful Adopt-a-Highway cleanup

Residents can play a role in keeping Victoria beautiful by signing up

VICTORIA, Texas - Residents have the opportunity to play a role in keeping Victoria beautiful by volunteering for the City of Victoria/Keep Victoria Beautiful Adopt-a-Highway cleanup on Saturday, April 10 at 7:30 a.m. Before splitting into groups to clean Loop…

American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast prepares for storm season

Recruiting local emergency volunteers

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - In 2020, a report by NOAA shows a record-breaking 22 weather or climate related disasters within the U.S., which resulted in at least $1 billion in damages for each disaster. Texas alone has experienced 124 out…

Motto Mortgage helps local Golden Crescent Food Bank

Motto Mortgage Choice One is collecting non-perishable food items to help the local food bank.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Dec. 11, Motto Mortgage Choice One is hosting a Drive-Thru Food Drive to help the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent collect non-perishable food items. The Drive Thru will take place at 5311 N. Navarro…

Mentor program goes virtual at Hopkins Elementary

Last year's program served about 30 students but was cut short in the spring because of the pandemic declaration.

VICTORIA, Texas - It's the second day of face-to-face classroom instruction at the Victoria I.S.D. and classroom coordinators, Felicia Sledge and Teri Flores, are testing Hopkins Elementary School…