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Port O’Connor 4-H Wins Photo Awards

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4-H Photographer Rylie Ragusin’s photo 1st Place in Marine/Aquatic

4-H Photographer Rylie Ragusin’s photo
1st Place in Marine/Aquatic

Four Junior class members of 4-H (4th graders) from Port O’Connor did an outstanding job in the March 7th 4-H County Round-Up for Calhoun County. They received their training from local photographer, LeaAnn Ragusin, who showed them how to look for good photo opportunities, how to take the photos and how to edit them.

Their photos, along with the other entrants’, were sent to an independent graphic designer and fine art photographer, Erica Moreno of Night Owl Visions in Austin.

Rylie Ragusin placed First in five different categories: Animal Wildlife, Dominant Color, Marine/Aquatic, Nature/Landscape, and Plants/Flora. Rylie will be advancing to the District Competition to be held in Victoria on April 8.

Antonio Gloria placed First in Elements of Design, 2nd in Animal Wildlife, 2nd in Marine/Aquatic, 2nd in Plants/Flora, and 6th in Nature/Landscape. Antonio will also advance to the District Competition.

Elanah Sanchez placed Second in Animals Domestic.

McKenna Guevara placed Second in Elements of Design, 3rd in Animals Wildlife, 3rd in Marine/Aquatic, and 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 6th in Nature and Landscape.

Roxanne Ochoa, POC 4-H Sponsor

4-H Photographer Antonio Gloria’s photo 2nd Place Plant/Flora

4-H Photographer Antonio Gloria’s photo
2nd Place Plant/Flora

4-H Photographer Elanah Sanchez’ photo 2nd Place Animals Domestic

4-H Photographer Elanah Sanchez’ photo
2nd Place Animals Domestic

4-H Photographer McKenna Guevars’s photo 3rd Place in Animal Wildlife

4-H Photographer McKenna Guevars’s photo
3rd Place in Animal Wildlife

Easter Services and Events

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EASTER Sunday, April 16 SUNRISE SERVICES

Port O’Connor Front Beach Pavilion – 6:45 a.m.

Seadrift Bayfront Pavilion 7:00 a.m.

POC Easter Sunrise Service
The Annual Port O’Connor Easter Sunrise Service will be Sunday, April 16, 2017 on the Front Beach at the Pavilion at 6:45 a.m.

The First Baptist Church Choir will be singing and there will also be Special Music by Fisherman’s Chapel. Bro. Donnie Martin will deliver the Easter Message.

Those attending will sing Easter Music. Wear a light jacket and bring a spare chair as we celebrate our risen Savior, Jesus Christ.

Hot coffee and rolls will be available courtesy of Fisherman’s Chapel and Cathy’ Restaurant.

Easter Egg Hunt in POC

The Annual Port O’Connor Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 15, 2017 at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

This is for Children Pre – K thru 6th. Grade. Special areas are set aside for each group. There will be refreshments and prizes.

Children, bring your Baskets and come to the Church at 2:00 p.m. for the BIG HUNT. Special Prizes for Special Eggs.

On the Dean’s List

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Fifteen Calhoun County residents were named to Victoria College’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester.

Named to the list were Port Lavaca’s Kody Balfanz, Michael Brown, Dustin Canales, Mauro Contreras, Dylan Cox, Reynaldo Gonzalez, Elizabeth Guevara, Natividad Maseda, Paul Riccio, Andrea Silva Andrade and Wei-Ting Su; Port O’Connor’s Justin Osborn, Troy Wygrys; and Seadrift’s Wyatt Bowman and Peter Deforest.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average over a minimum of 12 academic credit hours within the semester and must not have any unsatisfactory grades in any classes.

Peter DeForest Jr., son of Peter DeForest and Stacey DeForest of Seadrift made the Dean’s List of Honor Students at Victoria College for the 2016 Fall Semester with a GPA of 3.50 He is also a Seadrift Volunteer Firefighter

Peter DeForest Jr., son of Peter DeForest and Stacey DeForest of Seadrift made the Dean’s List of Honor Students at Victoria College for the 2016 Fall Semester with a GPA of 3.50
He is also a Seadrift Volunteer Firefighter

Caitlin Carter, daughter of Chuck and Brenda Carter of Port O’Connor, Caitlin made the Dean’s List, Fall 2017, at A & M University. Caitlin is a Geology student.

Caitlin Carter, daughter of Chuck and Brenda Carter of Port O’Connor, Caitlin made the Dean’s List, Fall 2017, at A & M University.
Caitlin is a Geology student.

Victoria Reyes, 18, of Seadrift is now in her second semester at Sam Houston State University. She pulled off a 3.75 GPA for her first semester and now has landed a spot on the Dean’s List! She is going for her business degree. She attends college full time and works part time at The Farm Patch in Bryan/College Station. Congratulations Vicki, I am so proud of you! Keep reaching for the stars and you will succeed! Love, Mom

Victoria Reyes, 18, of Seadrift is now in her second semester at Sam Houston State University. She pulled off a 3.75 GPA for her first semester and now has landed a spot on the Dean’s List! She is going for her business degree. She attends college full time and works part time at The Farm Patch in Bryan/College Station.
Congratulations Vicki, I am so proud of you! Keep reaching for the stars and you will succeed!
Love, Mom

“No Place But Texas”

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A Uniquely Texas Experience – Warrior’s Weekend in Port O’Connor

“No Place But Texas” is what Warrior’s Weekend is called and we are hosting the 11th annual fishing weekend filled of laughter, tears, healing and saying thank you to defenders of freedom.  It will be held May 19-21st, 2017 in Port O’Connor and all hands on deck are needed and appreciated.

Our large fund raiser is March 25th at the Victoria Community Center: Sponsorship tables $600 seating 8 with steak dinner, open bar and program.  Doors open 2 p.m, Meal served 5-6:30 p.m. with program shortly thereafter. We are looking for auction and raffle items as well.

Port O’Connor will have a volunteer meeting – Monday, April 3rd, 6 p.m. at Cathy’s Restaurant to discuss the big event.  Come get involved, learn the changes and see where you can plug in!

Our organization would not be as great as it is without the donors, sponsors and volunteers like you – that is why we need you to show and assist at these events.
Contact us at 361-935-7414 or warriorswknd@yahoo.com

Annual Spring Garage Sale!

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