News for Community

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Head Start and Early Head Start are federally funded early childhood development programs that are offered by the non-profit agency Cen-Tex Family Services, Inc. in Bastrop, Lee, Fayette and Colorado counties. Services include comprehensive early childhood development program for children ages Birth to Five years of age and services to pregnant women. The program also reserves 10% of their slots more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 13, 2017
Contact: Becki Womble Bastrop Chamber of Commerce President/CEO (512) 303-0558 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bastrop Chamber of Commerce to Host Candidate Forums (Bastrop) – The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce has announced candidate forums to be held next month in preparation for the May 6 election. The Bastrop Chamber represents 730 plus members and more than 7,000 jobs in more
Categories: Chamber, City Council, Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Spring is in the air, wildflowers are blooming, and produce is now in plentiful supply at the Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market . March is National Nutrition Month and what better way to focus on your health and nutrition than by stocking up on fresh veggies at your local Farmers Market. “We are excited to welcome back Kalbas Farms and Bastrop Gardens to the market,” said Market Manager more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 02, 2017
The Bastrop Main Street Program is excited to announce plans for the inaugural Table On Main event. Imagine an evening with friends sharing local food and drinks at a long table in the heart of historic downtown Bastrop underneath the stars of a Texas sky. The Table on Main is set for Sunday, April 23 rd , and is an outdoor dining experience in historic downtown Bastrop on Main Street. The event more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Travel & Tourism
Thursday, March 02, 2017
NEWS RELEASE Additional Information Contact: Kristi Lee, Executive Director of Communications 512.772.7106 Bastrop ISD names Director of Student Advancement (Bastrop) – Bastrop ISD announced Jennifer Edenfield as the new Director of Student Advancement. In her new role, Edenfield will supervise the district’s articulated student pathways, Gifted and Talented, Advanced more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, School District
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
LYNDA HUMBLE, City Manager Bastrop, Texas Lynda Humble will begin her employment with the City of Bastrop on March 13, 2017 as the new City Manager. For the last 3 1/2 years, Ms. Humble was the Founder and Principal for the consulting practice she created, which specialized in helping local governments to provide great quality of life to their citizens. She did this by helping organizations more
Categories: City Council, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 27, 2017
NEWS RELEASE Additional Information Contact: Kristi Lee, Executive Director of Communications 512.772.7106 February 24, 2017 Bastrop ISD Initiates Process for District of Innovation Status (Bastrop) – The Bastrop Independent School District Board of Trustees held a public hearing at its February meeting and based upon input gathered from stakeholders, approved a resolution more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, February 27, 2017
Do you have a passion for the kids of Bastrop? Do you have some great ideas for serving our kids? Kiwanis International is a service club that serves the children of this community and we are in process of rebuilding the club with dedicated, passionate members of the Bastrop area. The Bastrop Kiwanis Club will have an information meeting in the near future and if you are interested in being a more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BASTROP OPERA HOUSE February 6, 2017 BASTROP-- Chester Eitze, Executive Director of Bastrop Opera House, has been selected by the American Association of Community Theatre as a recipient of its 2017 National Special Recognition Award. Each year this award is presented to only a few individuals across the nation whose contributions to community theatre are “far reaching more
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