A CELEBRATION IN REMEMBRANCE: The Mistick Krewe of Okeanos hosts Day of the Dead Fiesta
Compañía de Danza Folklórica — a New Braunfels organization that aims to enhance and enrich Mexican-Folk history and culture through dance — recently performed at a Day of the Dead Fiesta.The Dia de l[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Texas Regional Bank sponsors students with donation to Head to Toe
Texas Regional Bank recently donated $1,000 to Head to Toe — a San Marcos organization that helps local grade school students. Texas Regional Bank's donation sponsors 50 kids through Head to Toe. Above, Texas Regional Bank employees and Head to Toe organizers pose for a photo. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, Sansanmarcosrecord.com
Some tips to make your plans for home improvements less scary
When assessing what changes to make to your home this year, some improvements will be your choice. But some improvements are necessary, like repairing big problems you uncover in your new house. To plan for improvements around your home, it helps to have a system to guide your strategy. “I recommend walking around your house, just like you’re getting ready to buy it, because that’s when you’re going to be most critical. Write down everything you see and don’t worry about budget just yet,” Angie’s List Co-Founder, Angie Hicks said.
Some tips to help get 2021 more organized
“I always say, if it’s overwhelming, start small. “Pantries are a great spot to start because things expire,” Baer said. “Final piece of advice is shop for containers last, once you know what is going back in that space,” said Baer. Seeing an organized and uncluttered finished product will give you the satisfaction and confidence to keep going. They can create the plan, handle the clean out, and give some great tips for what to do with those items that you’re ready to let go of.
Tips on organizing your holiday decorations
Trees, lights, ornaments, garlands, wreaths—there is a lot we can include in our holiday decor. Many of us could use a hand in organizing those holiday items that we only use for a few weeks each year. That way, it can be stored vertically inside of a storage container or set on a shelf. “Cardboard can weaken over time, and also can’t protect your decorations from pests or water damage,” Hicks said. “There are a lot of more efficient ways to store ornaments,” says Baer.
Lightfoot-backed plan to let Cubs defer infrastructure payment to city advances
“Someone has to explain, to at least me, from such an organization that has strong financial backing, obviously, it’s a billion-dollar industry, a billion-dollar entity, why we should defer this payment, besides the fact that there’s no baseball and there’s other things in play?” Cardenas said.chicagotribune.com
What’s Up South Texas!: Woman rescues shelter dogs to train as service dogs for vets with PTSD
San Antonio – A South Texas woman has dedicated her life to helping veterans overcome Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by training shelter dogs to become service animals. Our job is to train a dog to alleviate those symptoms.”AdShe said they look for five things in a potential service dog. “The thing with shelter dogs is that they have a shelter way of being,” Jenkins said. “The main obstacle is the misinformation and education lacking for service dogs and service dog training,” Jenkins said. The main issue I would say is the service dog registries which are fake and not real nor is it associated with anything.
San Antonio Food Bank continuing with mega drive-thru giveaways
The San Antonio Food Bank is once again stepping up to help combat hunger amid the coronavirus crisis. The organization helped 1,200 people who preregistered to receive food at a drive on Tuesday at Toyota Field, and it was prepared to help even more people who showed up to its mega distribution site. To learn more, click here.