About Emily Mann

Benefit Plate Sale for Ethan Nuncio May 16

By Emily Mann | May 12, 2020

A benefit plate sale will be held for 3-year-old Ethan Nuncio on Saturday, May 16. Proceeds from the benefit will go toward Ethan’s medical expenses for his upcoming open heart surgery this summer. Ethan is the son of Roxanne and Fernando Nuncio of Charlotte who was diagnosed prenatally with congenital heart disease. To date, he has had three open heart […]

Pleasanton Library Opens

By Emily Mann | May 12, 2020

The Pleasanton Library welcomes everyone back. They reopened on May 4. Library hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. They will remain closed on Saturdays until further notice. The public computers will not be available to the public until further notice. The study rooms will also not be available for use. Patrons are still able to check out […]

Advertising Opportunity for Local Businesses

By Emily Mann | May 05, 2020

The Pleasanton Express is offering a wonderful advertising opportunity! The Buzz offers your business continuous exposure to a larger public on a weekly basis! The Buzz, a weekly guide to shopping, services and specials offered around town, has 3 advertising options. 3 month – $35 per week 6 month – $30 per week and 1 social media post a month […]

Jourdanton Education Foundation Jars for Teachers

By Emily Mann | May 05, 2020

It is Teacher Appreciaition Week, and Jourdanton Education Foundation wants you to help your favorite teacher fill their J.E.F. JAR to win special classroom prizes and perks! All proceeds directly benefit the Jourdanton Education Foundation, an organization that exclusively supports JISD teachers & students. Visit www.JourdantonEF.com to get your favorite teacher in the running and help fill their J.E.F Jar!

Coronavirus Small Business Guidance & Loan Resource Webinars

By Emily Mann | May 05, 2020

Does your small business need help getting funding? There will be two webinar sessions offered to address Coronavirus (COVID-19) Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources, such as the Paycheck Protection Program. PeopleFund webinar – Pleasanton – PeopleFund, Thursday, May 7, 10:30 a.m. Topic: Pleasanton Relief Fund and other products and services offered by PeopleFund. Registration link – webinar.ringcentral.com/webinar/register/WN_ljmM4oKKQjezXT8aN3lJkQ SBA webinar […]

COVID-19 Relief: Employment Orientation

By Emily Mann | May 05, 2020

Workforce Solutions has resources and support services that can help you through COVID-19 closures. Learn more about new careers, what it takes to get a higher paying job and what services you may qualify for such as childcare services and more. You can receive all this information Tuesday-Friday, 3-4 pm via a Workforce Solutions Alamo webinar. This webinar will take place […]

Gov. Abbott puts Texas back to work May 1

By Emily Mann | April 21, 2020

Gov. Abbott announced at his press conference today, April 27, that retail stores, restaurants, movies and malls across Texas would be permitted to operate starting May 1. These businesses will be required to maintain a maximum of 25% occupancy. Museums and libraries will also be able to reopen, given they follow the 25% occupancy rules and do not reopen interactive […]

Safer Path Family Violence Shelter Spring Donation Checklist

By Emily Mann | April 21, 2020

As you are cleaning out your closets and storage during this Stay-At-Home order, remember to donate! Safer Path Family Violence Shelter has provided their new spring donation checklist! They will be accepting donations Wednesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. There are also new safety procedures while dropping off donations. Simply leave your donations in the blue bins provided, along […]

Local Food Assistance

By Emily Mann | April 21, 2020

If you are in need of assistance with food, the following organizations and families are available to help. Atascosa Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) offers assistance with food, clothing, household items and medical prescriptions as available. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 noon by appointment only. Located at 505 Ave. H in Poteet. Please call Dan Minnich at 210-632-6431. VETERAN SERVICES Food […]

State parks can reopen for day use only

By Emily Mann | April 21, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott announced Friday that all state parks that can reopen will be open for day use only. Advanced day-use reservations are required. Reservations will be taken starting at noon on Sunday, April 19. While at a state park, customers are asked to help avoid the spread of the coronavirus. Face coverings are required in state parks. Six-foot social […]