Out and About



Movie at the Pleasanton Civic Center Jan. 3

On Friday, Jan. 3, bring the kids by for a movie at the Pleasanton Civic Center at 10 a.m. and watch what happens as our favorite grump and his faithful dog steal Christmas.

For more information, please call the library at (830) 569-5901.

Women’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Jan. 6

On Monday, Jan. 6 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Workforce Solutions Alamo will be holding a free Women’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp workshop at Coastal Bend College in Pleasanton via live webcast from the UTSA Downtown Campus.

CBC is located at 1411 Bensdale Rd. Attendees must be 18 years or older and either U.S. citizens or non-citizens authorized to work in the U.S. RSVP is not required, but encouraged as seating is limited.

Participants will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with an SBDC advisor at no cost after the boot camp to receive guidance on the process of business startup and growth.

The agenda will include:

• Check-in

• Start Smart

• Dollars & Sense

• Working Lunch w/ Guest Speaker

• Business Model Canvas

• Marketing & Sales

• Intro to Social Media

This workshop is made possible through a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission administered through Workforce Solutions Alamo.

For more information, please call 210-458-2460 or email sbdcworkshop@utsa.edu.

Senior Day resumes

Following a holiday break, Senior Fun Day at the Pleasanton Civic Center will resume on Jan. 6 at 10 a.m. The activity will be Yahtzee.

Local senior citizens (50 or older) are invited to the free, weekly event.

Senior Days are free and sponsored by the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department and the Pleasanton Express. The events are hosted by Dana Selby.

ESP at St. Andrew

The next ESP meeting will be held on Jan. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the St. Anthony Building of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church. Members will be enjoying a covered dish lunch and will play games such as dominoes, bingo or checkers.

All seniors age 55 or older from the community of Pleasanton and the surrounding cities are invited to join them for a fun-filled afternoon. Please join them. All are welcome.

For details contact Happy Amador at 830-534- 6399 or at happyamador@yahoo.com.

Free GSA Procurement Workshop Jan. 16

The City of Pleasanton will hold a General Service Administration (GSA) Procurement Workshop on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at Coastal Bend College in Pleasanton.

The Pleasanton-GSA Procurement Workshop is free and open to any person or small business that would like to do business with the federal government. The workshop will feature: GSA registration, GSA procurement process, bidding process, forecasting bidding opportunities, and bid updates.

By federal law, the government sets aside billions in procurement opportunities for businesses owned by: veterans, women, minorities and designated small businesses.

Please contact janice. gonzalez@emcstrategygroup.com or call 210-960- 4340, ext. 102 to register for the GSA Procurement Workshop or to schedule an appointment for the new business start-up program.

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