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Cards for a Cause

Safer Path Family Violence Shelter needs your help. Due to COVID, they have been unable to host their in-person fundraisers.

They are currently selling boxes of greeting cards $30 for 30 cards and nearly half of the money goes directly to Safer Path operations and services.

The fundraiser is hosted by Hillary Blair and Usborne Books & More supporting Safer Path Family Violence Shelter.

You can place your order from now until July 31 at: bit.ly/3izpnWS.

City of Charlotte Produce Market

River City Produce is bringing #Market2You to your community.

The City of Charlotte Produce Market is set for Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the empty lot on Hwy. 97 between Edwards Ave. and Yule Ave. in Charlotte.

Here is the link to place prepaid orders online: orders.rivercityproduce.com. Username is charlotte and password is market.

Please note online orders must be in by 9 p.m. the night before the event.

Virtual Women’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Workforce Solutions Alamo is hosting a series of virtual entrepreneurship workshops for women in English and Spanish. This workshop, previously an in-person series, is now available virtually due to recent public health concerns.

This one day boot camp is offered various dates virtually from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

English date: Aug. 3

Spanish dates: July 27 and Aug. 24

This is a half day Women’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for women entrepreneurs and business owners. Participants will have the opportunity to work one on one with a UTSA Small Business Development Center advisor at no cost after the boot camp to receive guidance on the process of business startup and growth.

There is no fee for this webinar for eligible participants. Criteria is:

• Women 18 years of age and older

• Either U.S. citizens or non-citizens authorized to work in the U.S.

• A resident of one of the following counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, McMullen, Medina, Wilson

Agenda includes:

• Start Smart (9-11 a.m.)

• Marketing and Sales (11 a.m.-12 p.m.)

• Introduction to Social Media (12-1 p.m.)

For more information or to register, visit workforcesolutionsalamo.org/ we or email sbdcworkshop@utsa.edu. You may also call 210-458-2460.

Poteet Summer Reading

July 29 is the last day to bring in your book log to the Poteet Public Library and get a prize as part of their Summer Reading Program.

Healthy Rural Texas free program

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 please visit www.healthyruraltx.com and fill out the short survey or submit your contact information. Get healthy today.

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

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