Williams Adams High School Class of ‘65 & ‘66 49th & 50th class reunion
William Adams High School 49th and 50th reunion-class of ‘65 and ‘66. We also invite any William Adams High School graduate from the classes of 1964 and 1967. Event will be on Oct. 23-25, 2015 at the Alice Country Club. Log into: www.weldtron.com and click to WAHS link. For more info call Melba Golden Anderson (361) 701-3748, Carmen Aguilar Ramon (361) 562-1399 Nelda Green Rouse (361)-701-3323 or David Herbert (361)-664-4442.
GED classes are available from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday at The Academic and Career Center (ACC) located at 501 Cactus St., Suite B, in Alice, for adults seeking to obtain their GED. The Academic and Career Center also provides classes in English as a Second Language (ESOL) and assistance to transition from GED to post secondary education. Developmental math and reading classes are also offered. If you were recently dismissed from employment and need training and/or retraining, come by the center or call 361-660-2138 for more information. Night classes are also available. All classes are FREE.
Connecting Kids to Coverage
Connecting Kids to Coverage campaign to apply for affordable or no-cost health, dental and vision insurance. CHIP and Medicaid on-site application assistance at 1-855-727-3647. Locations in Alice, Sinton, Laredo, Falfurrias and Corpus Christi.
Freer Chamber of Commerce
Freer Chamber of Commerce is looking for new chamber members. For more information call 394-6891 or 246-7894.
CASA Volunteer Training
Brush Country CASA holds free CASA Volunteer training classes to train advocates for abused and neglected children who have been removed from their homes in Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy and Kleberg counties at the Brush Country CASA office inside the Kingsville Chamber of Commerce 635 E. King St. Suite 110. Contact the CASA office at 595-7233, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.brushcountrycasa.org.
Migrant Head Start
The Teaching and Mentoring Communities (Migrant Head Start) services children 18 months to pre-school, providing educational, special-needs, health, nutrition, social, transportation and parental involvement services. Contact the Alice office at 1200 S. Texas Blvd., 668-0462 or toll-free at 1-888-838-5151 for information.
Odyssey HealthCare of Corpus Christi, a hospice, is seeking volunteers in the Alice area. All training will be done in Alice. Call Sandra Brown at 361-992-2700 for information.
Alice ISD Migrant Program
The Alice ISD Migrant Program serves eligible migrant students during the school year. For more information, contact the migrant program office at 361-664-0981 ext. 20.
The CHRISTUS Spohn Hospice and Palliative Care program is seeking volunteers to visit terminally ill patients, provide respite for the caregiver and run errands for the families in the area. Call volunteer coordinator Susana Beltran at 361-994-3450 or 800-371-0115 for information.
Work Force Solutions
The Work Force Solutions of the Coastal Bend offers just right training and employment information for persons 55 and older with limited income. Call 800-388-5813 or 668-0167 and ask for Ilse Galvan at 800-864-3520 for information only on Mondays.
Area Agency on Aging
The Area Agency on Aging is seeking outgoing volunteers to advocate and recruit for advocates for nursing home residents. Call 1-800-817-5743 for information.
Need to talk to a licensed professional counselor about your problems but you don’t have the money to pay the fees? The First United Methodist Church offers church-based counseling services for the entire family, addressing many areas of concern. To make an appointment, contact Richard Sanchez at 361-442-3670.
Spaulding for Children, a no-fee adoption agency, seeks loving families to adopt special needs children. For more information call 361-850-8200, or visit www.spauldingforchildren.org.
Help for Victims
Help for Victims is a program under the Duval County Attorney’s Office designed to help families and victims of domestic violence. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, help is available and is located at the Duval Courthouse in San Diego, Texas. Call 279-6223. All services are confidential.
Domestic Violence Support Groups
Domestic Violence Support Groups are now forming. For information call the Women’s Shelter outreach office in Alice, Texas at 664-8598.
Doing for the Least Ministries
Doing for the Least Ministries Support Group meetings meet regularly for Belief and Behavior group by using Christian principles to change behavior and bring about recovery. Noon time groups are on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Evening groups are at 6 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. The support group meet at Sanctuary of Praise Church at 901 Cecilia. For more information contact Ronnie Talbert at 361-331-0824.