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Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice

By Victoria Advocate
Feb. 21, 2014 at 4:01 p.m.
Updated Feb. 20, 2014 at 8:21 p.m.


THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up and thanks to Citizens Medical Center for having Gary Moses meet and greet folks at the hospital and at Citizen's Healthplex. And what may not be known is that Gary continues his role at so many other events around town. Thanks to Gary and Citizens.

Jim, Victoria

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to the turnout to the VISD Zumbathon. All VISD employees were invited to come, and only one showed up. Come on VISD, where is your district spirit?

Alicia, Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up and thank you to Dana Johnson, the latest speaker in the University of Houston-Victoria's American Book Review Reading Series. Thank you for sharing your work, talent and perspective with us.

Thumbs-up to VISD and all of the Crossroads school districts for working to implement the new high school diploma requirements from the state and offer as many of the five tracks as possible.

Thumbs-up to everyone who has taken advantage of early voting and will vote in the primary election. Thank you for exercising your right to help choose the direction of our state and our communities.

Thumbs-up to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Department of Transportation for their plan to conduct child safety seat checkups in Victoria and Lavaca counties.

Thumbs-up to Samantha Grant, the director of the documentary "A Fragile Trust," for choosing to premiere the film in Victoria on April 15.

Thumbs-up to the return of the Victoria Livestock Show and carnival. We are looking forward to all of the fun events and the auction.

Thumbs-up to the return of sunny weather and warm temperatures. We hope this pleasant weather lasts.

Thumbs-up to all of the Crossroads students who made the honor roll. We applaud your hard work and dedication to excellence.

Thumbs-up to Ashley Furniture HomeStore for donating beds to Regina Campbell through the "A Hope to Dream" bed giveaway for her adopted children.

Thumbs-up to Victoria County commissioners for voting to expand electronic filing for real estate documents. Thank you for working to provide better access and more up-to-date services.

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to another year without snow.

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to submit your comments. Be sure to include your contact information so we can verify you wrote the "thumbs." Only your first name will be used in the newspaper. You may email them to letters@vicad.com, mail them to Thumbs-Up, Thumbs-Down, Victoria Advocate. P.O. Box 1518, Victoria, TX 77902, or drop them off at our offices at 311 E. Constitution St.

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