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March 19, 2017 at 3:36 p.m.

Monday, march 24, 27, 31

Free Income Tax Help

• Senior Citizens Center

• 603 E. Murray St.

• 8 a.m.

• Free

• AARP tax-aide volunteers available to help low- to middle-income workers; special attention to 60-year-old and older taxpayers. Bring all tax-related information, medical insurance papers, picture ID and Social Security cards for all dependents.


Business Plans: Road Map to Success

• UHV University North

• 3007 N. Ben Wilson St.

• 10 a.m.

• Free

No-cost workshop. Workshop will cover the top 10 reasons for a business plan, the seven critical pieces of a business plan and how to create a unique business plan that reflects your plans and strategies.

• Register at or call 361-485-4485, toll free at 1-877-895-7232 or email Seminar may be canceled if minimum registration is not met.

Resume Writing Workshop

• Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex

• 7403 Lone Tree Road

• 5:30 p.m.

• $25

• This two-hour session will give you the tools needed to transform your current resume (or create a new resume) that will get you noticed. Bring work history and previous resume (on a flash drive if you have one) in order to complete a resume during class. All course materials included. Cost for the course is $25.

• Registration can be done online at, by phone at 361-582-2528 or in person at the Workforce and CE office located in Suite 309 in VC's Emerging Technology Complex, Conference and Education Center.

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Info Session

• Victoria College Health Sciences Center

• 2200 E. River St.

• 6 p.m.

• Free

• The session will include prerequisite changes, curriculum changes, admission requirements, course requirements, estimated tuition and fees and financial assistance. Attendees will also receive information about the application process. VC's Physical Therapist Assistant Program (PTA Program) offers a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree. Successful completion of the PTA Program will enable graduates to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant licensing examination.

Microsoft Word Level 1 workshop

• Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex

• 7403 Lone Tree Road

• 8 a.m.-noon

• $45

• This introductory course in Microsoft Word is beneficial to anyone looking to be able to create professional-looking documents. Students will learn to create, navigate and organize documents.

• To register, or for more information, call 361-485-6830 or email

Lecture and Book Signing: 'Mystic Sails, Texas Trails'

• Museum of the Coastal Bend

• 2200 E. Red River St.

• 5:30 p.m.

• Free

• The John W. Stormont Lecture Series at the Museum of the Coastal Bend presents 'Mystic Sails, Texas Trails.' Authors Mickey Herskowitz and Bob Davant discuss Captain Grimes, Shanghai Pierce, Range Wars and Raising Texas. 'Mystic Sails, Texas Trails' is available for purchase in the museum store. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is pay-what-you-want.

• For more information, including a calendar of events, visit


Brown Bag Lunch Series: Behavioral Communication

• Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex

• 7403 Lone Tree Road

• 11:30 a.m.

• $25

• In this session, you will learn about the DISC model, understand how to relate to the different behavior styles and learn valuable customer service techniques that are unique to each behavior style. Terri Kurtz, our facilitator, is the executive director of human resources at Victoria College. Bring your own lunch; cookies will be provided. 1.5 contact hours.

• Registration can be done online at or by calling 361-582-2528. Cost is $25; all course materials are included.

UHV Alumni Banquet

• UHV University North

• 3007 N. Ben Wilson St.

• 6:30 p.m.

• $10

• Join us for UHV Homecoming as we recognize outstanding Jaguar alumni.


9th Annual Spring Fling Family Fun and Market Days

• Devereux Gardens Nursery

• 120 David Wade Drive

• 9 a.m.

• Free

• Free hot dogs for all kids, bounce houses and free face painting. Meander through our greenhouses and check out our newest selections of bedding plants, tropical plants, herbs, hanging baskets, fruit trees, vegetables, ferns and hibiscus. Vendors to include Rockabilly Designs, Goliad Candle Co., Tiled Art-Something Different, LulaRoe, PnP Clark Therapeutic Jewelry, Wood-n-Treasures, Glass Creations, Beads by MaryAnn, Posh Tots Texas, Perfect Accents and Sew Deliteful.

Polo at McFaddin

• McFaddin Ranch Polo Field

• McFaddin Ranch, McFaddin

• 11 a.m.

• $70-$1,500. Call our office for ticket prices.

• Enjoy a professional polo match in the countryside setting of McFaddin Ranch. Dress Chic Country Elegant. Indulge in gourmet tailgate tastings, beer and wine. Bid on diverse auction items and one-of-a-kind experiences. Relax to the sounds of Jerry James while children delight in a Kids Corral. Enhance your experience by becoming a benefactor.

• Call 361-575-8227 or email for more information.

HeartSaver First Aid, CPR and AED Class

• Victoria College Allied Health Building

• 2200 E. Red River St.

• 8 a.m.

• $50

• This course includes lecture, discussion and skills practice following the current American Heart Association guidelines for HeartSaver CPR, cardiac arrest recognition, cardiac compressions, first aid and use of an automated external defibrillator. This class is designed for those who are not health care providers, including schoolteachers, athletic trainers, babysitters, day care workers, volunteer responders, industrial and construction safety personnel and other lay rescuers.

• Pre-registration is required. Call 361-582-2412 or email HeartSaver First Aid, CPR and AED - $35; textbook - $15 (subject to change)



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