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$500 cash reward for the return or information that leads to the return of missing bull, registered polled Hereford with tattoo ID# Z203, distinctive marks on head, yellow tag in right ear, "D" brand on right hip, missing from Hwy. 119 and C.R. 454 intersection. Call Patrick Danysh, 210-827-9331.
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The Floresville Independent School District is accepting applications for District Wide Custodian Positions, 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. shift. Applications may be obtained online at www.fisd.us or contact Sylvia Campa at 830-393-5300 ext. 14002 for appointments. FISD Personnel Office is located at 1200 5th St., Floresville, Texas. 830-393-5300 (Office hours: 8:00-4:00). Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Karnes/Wilson Juvenile Probation Department is seeking the following positions: Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. Position is year round supervising juvenile offenders, making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Attendance/Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. The Attendance Officer works same hours as the school districts providing prevention services to children and parents who have issues with truancy. Juvenile Probation Officer will manage a small caseload of juvenile offenders making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Position is year round.  Individual must be versatile and able to separate prevention from intervention skills. Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor within the environment of the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Follows JJAEP school calendar. This is a quasi-military program, so prior military experience a plus. Degreed individual preferred with experience working with children. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or be able to obtain the certification. Administrative Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor but takes on administrative assistant role to the Assistant Chief within the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Position will include direct contact with the child and parent. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or able to obtain. Prefer degreed individual. Must have knowledge of military procedures. To apply send resume to n-schmidt@kwjpd.com.
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January 25, 2012 | 1,979 views | Post a comment

Keep season of giving going throughout the year

Many of us have resolved this year to be more involved in community activities, to support a local organization by volunteering, or to donate funds to a good cause.

As the new wears off 2012, keep the spirit of giving going by helping area groups and organizations that meet needs or serve worthy causes in the Wilson County News readership area. In our last two issues, we’ve recapped some of the organizations featured in our 2011 series, “A Year of Giving.”

If you’re committed to volunteering or helping in the community, here are a few more organizations from last year’s series to help you keep your resolution.

•Cemetery organizations are always in need of helping hands or funds to help with maintenance and upkeep. There are many cemeteries in Wilson County. The Floresville Cemeteries Restoration Association is relatively new. Contact Virgil Russell at 830-393-9238. For information on the historical cemeteries in the area, call John and Shirley Grammer at 830-947-3176. Contact local churches for information on their cemeteries.

•The American Legion supports military veterans and their families, offering camaraderie, veterans services, and more. For Floresville Post 38, call Miguel Bustamante, 210-452-0477; for St. Hedwig Post 539, call Dale Thomas at 210-677-9368; for Stockdale Post 435, call 830-996-1300.

•Quilts for Kids creates quilts for sick children to snuggle with, handmade from unwanted or surplus fabric. The San Antonio Military Quilts for Kids makes quilts for children treated in San Antonio military medical facilities. Hands to sew and fabric to use are warmly welcomed. Contact sanantoniomilqfk@gmail.com for information.

•Floresville Rotary Club members offer scholarships, support cultural exchange opportunities, and more. For information, call Gary Carman at 512-557-2539.

•The Consolata Healthcare Foundation raises funds to enhance services of the Wilson Memorial Hospital District. Its Denim and Diamonds casino night in July is its major fund-raiser. Donations are welcome. Call Katie Etringer at 830-393-1311 for information on how to help.

•The Texas Baptist Men Retiree Builders offer help to Baptist churches and organizations to build, extend, or renovate facilities. Retired men from across Texas offer their hands and hearts in service to others. Construction experience isn’t necessary. For information, call 214-707-4379 or visit www.Texasbaptistmen.org.

•Cat Rescue of Floresville invites donations of food, veterinary supplies, pet toys, and more to assist in caring and rehabilitation of rescued cats, and finds “loving, forever homes” for the animals in its care. For information, call Pamula Reeves-Barker at 830-393-7290, or visit Cat Rescue of Floresville on Facebook.

•The Greater La Vernia Parks Foundation raises funds to improve parks and recreation facilities in La Vernia. Its major fund-raiser is the renowned La Vernia BBQ Cook-off each August, which attracts thousands to the La Vernia City Park from across the state and beyond. Improvements have included a playscape, fencing, lighting, a gazebo, and much more. For information, visit http://www.lvpark.org/.

Look for more ways to give of your time, treasure, or talents in coming issues of the Wilson County News.

nkilbey-smith@wcn-online.com
 

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