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VideoLost: Female longhair Chihuahua that had been trimmed, near 3rd and Hwy. 97, Floresville, miss her very much. Call Jeri, 409-781-3191.
Lost: White Maltese dog, 12 pounds, answers to Brookley, on Sun., July 19, 10 miles north of Floresville on Hwy. 181, $100 reward! Tom and Jean Harris, 830-393-0814. 
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The 81st & 218th Judicial District Community Supervision and Corrections Department (Adult Probation) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). This is a full-time position that will require travel to the following counties: Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, LaSalle, and Wilson. Requirements: Must be licensed as a chemical dependency counselor through the Texas Department of State Health Services. Starting Salary: $33,705 (Associates Degree), $35,705 (Bachelor’s Degree), plus State benefits and mileage. Closing date: August 14, 2015. Procedure: Applicants should submit resume and license verification to: Renee Merten, Director, 1144 C Street, Floresville, TX 78114 OR via email rmerten@81-218cscd.org. For inquiries contact Renee Merten at 830-393-7317.
The Children's Alliance of South Texas is seeking a Financial and Grants Manager to join an amazing team of professionals in the fight against child abuse. The Children’s Alliance of South Texas offers services to child victims and their non-offending family members in a 5 county area; Atascosa, Frio, LaSalle, Karnes, and Wilson counties. The Financial and Grants Manager will be charged with conducting the administration and control of all financial records and operations under the supervision of the Executive Director, and is responsible for day to day oversight of financial reporting, cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, grants, payroll capital expenditures, and budgeting. For more information see the job description attached.  Please submit your resume, salary requirements, and references to mbetancourt@castcac.org.
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Sarah Keith receives Girl Scout top honor at St. Philip’s


Sarah Keith receives Girl Scout top honor at St. Philip’s
Job Keith, a Star Scout, accepts a Girl Scout Gold Award on behalf of his sister, Sarah Keith, at a May 18 ceremony at St. Philip’s College. Presenting the award were Teri Wenglein and Rose González Pérez, Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas board member and CEO, respectively.


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Sarah Keith, a resident of Wilson County, was recently named the recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest recognition earned by Girl Scouts in grades 9-12 who display leadership skills, a sense of community, and commitment.

The 65- to 80-hour Girl Scout Gold Award offers each girl the opportunity to plan and implement a meaningful Take Action project that fulfills an ongoing need within the community. The project is an empowerment of the girl’s passion and personality, resulting in sustainable change.

Sarah knew her project would be difficult, but that didn’t stop her from doing what she loved for her community. She built and planted three raised-bed, wheelchair-accessible gardens at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home in Floresville as part of her Golden Garden project, providing a stimulating outdoor activity for veterans. Girl Scouts is pleased to honor this young woman, who has shown what it is to be a girl built of courage, confidence, and character.

Sarah currently attends Centro de Audición y Adiestramiento Fonético in Brazil and plans to enroll in Pensacola Christian Academy.

Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from across the 21 counties that make up Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas will be honored in a statewide ceremony at the Texas State Capitol in Austin on June 14.
 

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