4th Annual Schulenburg Sausage Fest

Saturday, April 1, 2017 – Schulenburg Texas
   Wurst Run – 9:00 AM (benefiting Turtle Wing Foundation) – check in at 8:15 AM
   Grand March – Noon
   Festival – Noon – 10:00 PM

Entertainment Schedule:
   Central Texas Sounds – Noon – 2:00 PM
   The Czechaholics 2:30 – 4:30 PM
   Mark Halata & Texavia 5:00 – 7:00 PM
   Texas Dream Band 7:30 – Close

Free Admission, Arts & Crafts, Entertainment, Sausage Cook-off, Washer Tournament, Hog Calling contest, Homemade Wine, Pickles & Sauerkraut.

Volunteers needed for sausage and merchandise booths.  For more information visit http://www.schulenburgsausagefest.com/

81th Annual Ellinger Tomato Festival

Friday, May 26, 2017 thru Sunday, May 28, 2017, Ellinger

The 81th Annual May Tomato Festival includes a cookoff, $1 Dance with music by Black Cat Choir, gun raffle, special Vietnam Veteran ceremony, Round Top Brass Band, Cake Walk, Balloon Artist, Face Painting, and Silent Auction.

For festival information see flyer @ Ellinger Chamber of Commerce website.

For Sunday parade information @ Parade Entry Form.

The Gedenke! Weimar German Festival

Friday, May 12, 2017 – Saturday, May 13, 2017,  Weimar

The Gedenke! Weimar German Festival is “where Texas hospitality and German customs meet!” The Weimar Gedenke Cook-Off teams will kick off this year’s event on Friday, May 12th with the majority of activities being held on Saturday, May 13th. The Fun Run will get set the festival in motion early Saturday morning. Enjoy free admission and free parking. Everyone is invited for fun, music, games, good food and great bands. Don’t forget to slip on your cowboy boots for some dancing. Gedenke is where we meet up with ole’ friends and make some new ones. Come share in the wonderful German heritage that makes this community so great.  Be sure and watch the parade starting at noon on Saturday.

Schedule:

FRIDAY:

10 AM – tee time for the 1st Annual Golf Tournament (Weimar Golf Club)

4 PM to 8 PM – Bar-B-Que Cook Off check-in (Weimar City Park)

SATURDAY:

Bar-B-Q Cook-off (City Park)

7:30 AM – 5K Fun Run/Walk Registration (Weimar Soccer Park)

8 AM – 5K Run/Walk begins

11 AM – The Czeckaholics Band @ Park Pavilion

12 noon – Parade begins

5 PM – 9 PM – Broken Alibi Band

9 PM – midnight – Steel Country Band

Other activities: St. Michael’s homemade hamburgers & sausage on a stick, The Rotary Club’s cold sodas & Silent Auction, Encore Lion’s Pie Contest & Auction, various vendor booths, and games for the kids.

 

See more at: Weimar Area Chamber of Commerce website or call the Weimar Chamber at 979-725-9511.

 

La Grange Movie On The Square

Friday, June 9: Zootopia

Friday, June 23: The LEGO Batman Movie

Friday, July 7: The Secret Life of Pets

 

All movies start at 8:30pm.  NO charge!

Movies will be shown on the Fayette County Courthouse Lawn, 151 N. Washington Street.   Everyone is encouraged to bring a chair or blanket.  Come early and enjoy LIVE MUSIC presented by Chris Topher & the Smokin’ Guns. 7pm-8pm.

Change in Webmail Log-In

 

Due to a recent software upgrade to  our webmail server,  you will now need to enter “@cvctx.com” when logging into your account.

If the display of your emails has changed, you can choose three different view options by clicking on the “View” button at the top right corner of the screen and selecting the option that you prefer.   We are sorry for the inconvenience.     

 

Turtle Wing Donation

 

Turtle Wing Foundation was the recipient of a $200 donation made by the employees of Colorado Valley Communications on January 11th. The donation was made in honor of Carl Miller.  Mr. Miller volunteers his time during the holiday season to play the role of Santa at our Christmas party. The donation was made through the Colorado Valley Communications’ Charity Fund, which is made up of voluntary payroll contributions used solely to support local charities.  Susie Shank, Turtle Wing Foundation Managing Director, accepted the donation.

More information about the Turtle Wing Foundation is available @ www.turtlewingfoundation.org.

 

Successful Food Drive

Thanks to the generous employees and customers at Colorado Valley Communications, we have collected $1,169 in cash and approximately 436 pounds of food to donate to the Fayette County AMEN (Area Ministry for Emergency Needs) Food Pantry.

Please continue to remember the AMEN Food Pantry all year long because the war against hunger continues throughout the year.

See more details about the AMEN Food Pantry @ www.lagrangefoodpantry.com

 

 

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CVC welcomes a new bucket truck

Colorado Valley welcomes a new bucket truck to our fleet.  It will be busy helping our customers with their communication needs.

 

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Unplug Modems During Lightning Storms

PLEASE remember to unplug your high-speed modem and router during lightning storms.  Surge protector can’t always protect your equipment.  If your internet connection runs through the phone line, disconnect the cord from the jack because power surges can also travel through the phone line and fry your equipment.