Out & About



Chili’s Teams Up with Poteet Project Grad

Jourdanton-Pleasanton Chili’s wants you to allow them to do the cooking on Thursday, March 31 while they support Poteet’s Project Grad. With each flyer presented, they will donate 15 percent of the event’s day sales to the organization. Visit Chili’s at 2311 W. Oaklawn in Pleasanton on Thursday to help support Poteet’s class of 2016.

Veterans Easter Bash

The American Legion Post 436 in Jourdanton will be hosting the Veterans Easter Bash on Saturday, April 2. There will be food, dancing, and live music featuring Tejano artists La Tropa F, Chente Barrera, La Calma, Grupo Texas Heat, Conjunto Calidad, Puro Potencia and Lobo IV. Pre-sale tickets are available for $15 at the following locations: Eagle Lube, Tribe Nutrition, and the American Legion Post 436.

Support Pleasanton’s Project Graduation

Pleasanton’s Project Graduation will be selling carne guisada plates on Saturday, April 2 at El Castillo Mexican Restaurant. All proceeds will benefit Project Graduation. Please help support Project Graduation 2016 a success!

Strawberry Pickin’ Contest

Strawberry Pickin’ is no easy task, however, we’re challenging you to FIND and COUNT all of our Strawberries hidden throughout our PRINT edition. To Enter: E-mail your name, phone number and the number of strawberries to Erika Vela at evela@pleasantonexpress.com or bring your entry to the Pleasanton Express office by Monday, April 4. A winner will be selected and announced in our Wednesday, April 6 publication. One lucky winner will receive wristbands to enter the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds!

#Strawfest16 Photo Contest

During the Poteet Strawberry Festival, a photo contest will be taking place. TAG us in your Strawberry Festival photos and use the hashtag #StrawFest16 on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and you might win an awesome prize, as well as, your photo printed in our newspaper and shared across social media. Check back with us for more details soon!

Texas Wildflowers

We LOVE how everyone is enjoying the gorgeous spring weather we’ve been having lately. What we adore most is seeing your photos of wildflowers and the outdoors you’re sharing and sending us…Keep ‘em coming! We’d like to continue highlighting the beautiful landscapes of Atascosa County and the surrounding areas. E-mail your photos to evela@pleasantonexpress.com. Share with us your beautiful photos today!

Kindess is Key

On our Facebook we enjoy seeing posts about people in our community performing Random Acts of Kindness or providing a kind service to others. We do our part to spread the positivity On-line by sharing those posts, but we’d also like to extend their reach by sharing these special moments in our print edition. If you are ever a recipient of or ever witness a Random Act of Kindess or see someone providing a kind, selfless service to others, we want to hear about it! E-mail a photo or story to Erika Vela at: evela@pleasantonexpress.com. You may also LIKE our Facebook page and post your story and photos or send them to us in a message. IF YOU have any information on events happening in Atascosa County and would like them to be featured in Out & About, please E-mail Special Assignments Editor Erika Vela at evela@pleasantonexpress.com or share them with us on Facebook!

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