East Texas Giving Day (ETGD), an annual fundraising event supporting nonprofits from all over the region, has come around again. ETGD is an effort of the East Texas Communities Foundation to raise funding for charity organizations nearby.
UT Health East Texas caregivers vaccinated nearly 200 Pilgrim’s employees against COVID-19 this week during a two-day vaccine clinic at the company’s truck shop on Texas Street.
On Tuesday, the federal government recommended a halt in the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after several severe cases of adverse reactions to the vaccine were recorded.
Mirabeau B. Lamar, a Mason was the second President of the Republic of Texas and is known as the “father of the Texas public school system” because he proposed to set aside public lands for the creation of a permanent endowment to support public education. Congress set aside three leagues of land in each county to support primary schools and an additional fifty leagues to support two colleges in 1839. In 1840, Congress set aside an additional league for the support of county schools.
Each year, during the second week of April, dispatchers across America are honored for their service and sacrifice for their communities.