4 La Union Del Pueblo Entero Back to School and Wellness Fair; 5-8 p.m.; 1601 U.S. Business 83, San Juan, TX; contact person: Cristina Leal – (956) 789-0777
8 Roma ISD and City of Roma’s 4th Annual Back to School Bash; 9 a.m. – noon; Roma High School; contact person: Helen Escobar, (956) 847-4143
9 Divine Children, Inc., Back to School Rocks event; 10 a.m.- 4p.m; 3127 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg; contact person: Dee Salinas-Azuara, (956) 259-0400/(956) 467-8876
12 Jim Wells County Juvenile Probation Department – 11th Annual Prevention/Intervention Back to School Bash; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Jim Wells County Fairgrounds; contact person: Pearl Serna, (361) 668-5708
18 Monte Alto ISD Back to School Fair; contact: Yolanda Villarreal, (956) 262-6121
19 RCommunications, McAllen, TX – Back to School Bash, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., International Museum of Arts and Sciences, McAllen; contact: Joey Del Toro, (956) 992-8895
TBA Professional Development for current Wise About Money Trainers; 2-hour training session.
12 San Isidro ISD Meet the Teacher Night; evening; contact: Daisy Melton, (956) 481-3112
TBA Financial Literacy Train-the-Trainer event – “Wise About Money/Sabio Sobre El Dinero”; representatives from schools, agencies and organizations invited to a one-day training event (bilingual) on teaching key financial literacy information (budgeting, saving, credit management) to their clientele. To pre-register call: Lori Colunga at (956) 292-0257 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
22 STLC Quarterly Meeting; 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.; McAllen Public Library, McAllen, TX.
28 Tentative – STLC Corporate Spelling Bee – fundraiser; reception, Spelling Bee, book distribution event
TBA 9th Annual Historias de la Vida Celebration Event – fundraiser honoring our sponsors and donors, reception, entertainment, silent auction
TBA Reading Between the Wines – STLC wine and cheese fundraiser event; featured author, raffle
TBA Sound Mind/Sound Body – 5K Run – STLC fundraiser; details forthcoming
1 STLC Annual Holiday Luncheon/Quarterly Meeting; details forthcoming
TBA South Texas Literacy Symposium, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley Campus – Ballroom and Academic Building; contact: Dr. Ida Garza, (956) 292-0257/(956) 279-1689.