August 23 •Local Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Pleas., Hwy. 97 West, next to Whiffeltree’s. •On-going classes at The Refuge on Thursdays. Parenting at 5 p.m. and Parenting Boys at 6:30 p.m. Next classes on 30. •Pleasanton AA Newcomers group meets Thursday at 8:15 p.m.at 914 Ohio St. in Pleasanton. •Texas Economic Development Job Fair on Thursday, August 23, (Veterans starting at 9:30 a.m. ) and open to the general public at 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel, 101 Bowie Street , San Antonio. Some companies participating: National Oilwell Varco; Thomas Petroleum; Bill Hall, Jr. Trucking and Halliburton.
August 23 & 27 •Community Charity Bingo - Mondays and Thursdays starting at 7pm. Doors open at 6pm at Jourdanton VFW Post 4853, 809 Oak St.
August 23 & 28 •Moms Day Out at First UMC, 420 N. Main St. in Pleasanton, every Tues. & Thurs. Gives moms that much needed time, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For ages 3-5. For details call Marcela Planchet at 569-2939, Mandy Macklin at 200-7882, or Jamie Jordan at 569-2880. •Pleasanton Group N/A meetings at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 914 Ohio St. in Pleasanton. Call 210-381-8770.
August 24 •TOPS #1509 Pleasanton meets every Friday morning at 201 N. Main St. (Crosspoint Fellowship building) from 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. For details call 830-200-9922. •Atascosa Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) will distribute school supplies to students in need on Friday, August 24 beginning at 9 a.m. at the CAM Center located at 500 Avenue H in Poteet. For more information call the CAM Center Director Rev. Junior Jones at 742- 4901 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 12 noon. •The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) and America’s Natural Gas Alliance are co-sponsoring a conference on Friday, August 24. Political, business, academic and industry leaders to present on key economic and environmental issues. Registration, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Sessions at 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Location San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel, 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio. Registration $90. Amy Swank, at (512) 480-8432 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 25 & 27 •Pleasanton Group Alcoholics Anonymous group meets every Monday at 7 p.m. and Sat. at 10 a.m. Meetings at 914 Ohio St. in Pleasanton.
August 27 •Jourdanton Alcoholic Anonymous group meets each Monday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 1608 Campbell Ave. in Jourdanton. If you want to stop drinking, they have an answer. Help is free. For details call John at 769-4392. •Connect Class Building a Basic relationship, at The Refuge every Monday at 1 pm for one hour any questions and to sign up please call us at 830 - 569-3030.
August 28 •The Refuge, Shadows to Sunshine, Parenting and Connect Classes (building a basic relationship). Tuesdays. Please call now to enroll, 569-0030.
August 28 • Brush Country Republican Women will be meeting Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rotary Bldg on the Poteet Strawberry Fest. grounds. Michael Quinn Sullivan, president and CEO of Empower Texans, and its premier project, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility will be speaking. For more info contact Caroline George, Secretary at 210-827-7175 or Marian Knowlton, President, at 210.831.6079.
September 4 •Veterans Peer to Peer Support Group to meet at Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 1411 Jiffy Blvd. in Jourdanton from 6-8 p.m. Next meeting Sept. 18. Meetings are usually every other Tuesday. Dinner provided to all vets attending. Program supports veterans & their family members. Call Nita Murillo at 830-391-5117 for details.