Out and About



Leming Parade planned

Class of 2020 graduates that are interested in participating in Leming’s Parade of Graduates on Sunday, May 24, are asked to contact Roy Reyna at 830-200-9036.

Participants will be in their own decorated vehicle (no trailers) and will be lined up at 5:30 p.m. at Hosanna Baptist Tabernacle’s parking area.

Workforce Solutions Alamo services

Did you know that Workforce Solutions Alamo has solutions, resources and support services that can help you throughout COVID-19?

COVID-19 Relief: Employment Orientation is offered Tuesday-Friday, from 3-4 p.m. The virtual meeting link can be found at: zoom.us/j/95473312408, or join the orientation via Zoom Meeting ID: 954-733-12408.

Learn more about employment searches such as Jobs Now and New Careers, what it takes to get a higher paying job, childcare and other services for which you may qualify.

Workforce Solutions Alamo is located at 1411 Bensdale Rd. in Pleasanton and can be contacted at 830-569-4702. You may also email Pleasanton@wsalamo.org.

Healthy Rural Texas free program

The Healthy Rural Texas study website is now active and ready for visitors.

Healthy Rural Texas is a free program that can help you and your family gain the confidence and skills to be active, eat healthy and live a healthier lifestyle.

Healthy Rural Texas provides access to healthy, low-cost recipes, exercise sessions and a health educator. To find out if you are eligible for this free program, please visit www.healthyruraltx.com and fill out the short survey.

Atascosa Co. Republican Party Conventions

The Atascosa County Republican Party Precinct Conventions will be on Saturday, May 23. They will convene at the Community Christian Church located at 12487 TX-16 in Poteet with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m.

The Atascosa County Senate District 21 Convention will convene at the same location starting at 10:30 a.m.

The Atascosa County Senate District 19 Convention will convene at the same location at 1 p.m.

The Texas State Republican Convention will be on July 16-18. It will convene at 9 a.m. on July 16 at the George R. Brown Convention Center at 1001 Avenida de las Americas in Houston.

For more information call Atascosa County Republican Party Chairman, David Emery, at 830-276- 0403, or email davidhowardemery@gmail.com.

Charlotte Senior Parade May 29

The City of Charlotte and 2020 senior parents are inviting everyone to come out and celebrate the accomplishments of the Charlotte High School Class of 2020 in a Senior Parade on Friday, May 29, at 7 p.m.

Seniors will line up on Wilson Ave. next to the Charlotte Volunteer Fire Station and follow a fire truck through town.

Friends and family are encouraged to show their spirit with banners and posters all while being mindful of COVID-19 recommendations by the CDC and Gov. Greg Abbott: groups of less than five people and practicing social distancing of at least six feet apart.

Pleasanton Library open

The Pleasanton Library staff is pleased to see all the smiling faces back at the library.

The library is open to the public, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

The public computers will not be available for use to the public until further notice. The study rooms will also not be available for use.

Patrons are still able to check out books, make copies and send faxes. Social distancing will also be enforced.

So stop on by and grab a good book for the week.

Poteet Library update

The Poteet Public Library is currently offering only curbside service for book check-in and checkout. It is located at 126 S. Fifth St. in Poteet.

The library remains closed to the public until further notice.

Charlotte Library open

The Charlotte Public Library, located at 77 Yule Ave. in Charlotte, is open for computer use and curbside services only at this time. Please give Librarian Marianne McGinnis a call at 830-277-1212 to check out your books and she will leave them in a safe place for you to pick them up.

You must call ahead to schedule computer use for a 45-minute period. Only one adult and/or two children are allowed to use the computers at a time. Children ages 5 and older are allowed to use the AWE computers at this time.

All patrons must:

• Wear masks in library

• Use sanitizer before and after computer use

• Practice social distancing of six feet

• Children must stay with parents during their visit.

TO FEATURE an event in Out & About, email Lifestyles Editor Lisa Luna at lluna@pleasantonexpress.com or call our office at 830-569- 6130.

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