Harlingen mayor to hold fundraiser in Edinburg
HARLINGEN — Newly-elected Mayor Norma Sepulveda is holding a fundraiser at noon Wednesday at her friend’s Edinburg law firm. On May 26, she held her first fundraiser following the campaign at The 83 Winery in Harlingen. The fundraiser’s set contribution levels at $500, $1,000 and $2,500, according to the event’s invitation, which added checks can be made to the Norma Sepulveda Campaign. “Despite any differences with past mayors, we all agree that Harlingen’s success requires a regional approach,” Sepulveda stated. “My public schedule remains public and transparent, as do my timely financial reports,” Sepulveda stated.myrgv.com
Rotary Club's Hair Raisin’ Fundraiser raises $24K to fight polio
The Peter Baen "Hair Raisin" fundraiser for the Rotary Club of San Marcos raised $8,113 for the Rotary International Polio Eradication Program. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will match that amount two-for-one, so more than $24,000 was raised to fight polio in developing nations. More than 40,000 children will receives vaccinations from this fundraising effort.[Sansanmarcosrecord.com
Veterans’ fundraiser to go virtual, with a prince and a Boss
This combination photo shows Brad Paisley, from left, Bruce Springsteen and Sheryl Crow who will participate in this years Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser on Nov. 18. The fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families, will also feature comedians including Nate Bargatze, Ronny Chieng, Tiffany Haddish, Iliza Shlesinger and Ray Romano. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – This year’s Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser is going virtual for the first time and The Boss will once again be there. Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Tiffany Haddish and Brad Paisley have all signed up to participate — as well as Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, for the first time. The fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families, will also feature comedians and musicians including Nate Bargatze, Ronny Chieng, Mickey Guyton, Patti Scialfa, Iliza Shlesinger, Jeannie Gaffigan and Ray Romano.
San Marcos Police Association holds fundraiser for officers wounded in the line of duty
Giving back to those that risk their lives that was the goal behind the San Marcos Police Associations fundraiser to raise money for a fallen officer and two others wounded in the line of duty. Back in April, the three officers were responding to a family violence call, where officer Jason Putnam was shot and killed. Officers Justin Mueller and Franco Stewart were critically wounded. RELATED: San Marcos police identify officers, suspect involved in fatal shootingOn Sunday, the organization sold barbecue plates, t-shirts, and bracelets to raise money. MORE: San Marcos community salutes slain officer as procession passes through town