Most City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no trash pickup and the landfill will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Residents whose scheduled pickup day is Thursday will receive service Friday. Residents whose normal collection day is Friday will receive service on Saturday, Nov. 24. Commercial customers whose normal collection day is Thursday will instead receive service either Wednesday or Friday. Among City operations that will be closed are the water billing offices, Station 618 and Senior and Rec centers. the San Angelo-Tom Green County Health Department, Fairmount Cemetery’s business offices, Municipal Court, the Nature Center and the Animal Shelter.
The White Rose Support Group is hosting a candlelight service on Sunday, December 2nd, at 6 p.m. in the Baby Rose Garden at Shannon Women’s & Children’s Hospital, at 201 East Harris. The public is invited to attend. A Tree of Remembrance will be put up again this year and an ornament will be placed on the tree for each child. Hot drinks and desserts will be served. In addition, a candle will be lit for each baby represented. The White Rose Support Group is devoted to giving sensitive care and support to parents experiencing the loss of a precious baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or newborn death.
The City of San Angelo's Public Information Office won eight statewide video awards last week, including two first-place trophies and a third place for overall excellence for SATV, the City’s government access channel. The awards were announced Nov. 7 at the annual conference of the Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors. Each was won in the classification of municipal information offices with annual operating budgets of at least $200,000.
The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council for the Concho Valley will host its 14th Annual Let It GO! Recovery Rally & Run tomorrow morning at 8:30 AM at the El Paseo. The Rally & Run is one of many events throughout the nation to recognize National and Texas Recovery Month. The race will be followed by a keynote speaker, Donnie McBee, who will share his story of recovery. After the speaker, there will be a balloon release. Register for the race at "adaccv dot org".
The long-running holiday highlight for the concho valley, Christmas at Old Fort Concho will feature several new events December 7th through the 9th. The event is bigger and better than ever for the thousands of visitors from all over who visit the fort to kick off the Christmas season. This year's new events will include music and dancing at the Night at the Stables event. It will feature live music and is family friendly. Also, kids will enjoy Discover Christmas Using your Senses Saturday afternoon. Fun experiments and holiday games. For more information on all the activities go to fort concho dot com on the web.