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Van United Methodist Church Annual Sale for Missions

Apr 30, 14 • Featured NewsNo Comments


Van United Methodist Church

Huge Garage Sale for Missions of the Church

Friday and Saturday, May 2 & 3.

Open at 8:00am and close at 5:00pm.

There will be a silent auction for a beautiful 1890’s antique bedroom set that was donated to the garage sale. 

bed-2   chair   dresser

It includes a double bed with an ornate headboard, mattress and box spring, dresser with mirror, wicker seat chair and a washstandBed linen will be included along with an old lamp.   Auction begins on Friday, May 2nd and ends at 2:00pm on Saturday, May 3rd.  Furniture needs to be picked by 4:00pm on Saturday, May 3rd.

This garage sale has something for everyone.  It has furniture, clothing, toys, exercise equipment, electronic equipment, etc.  Please come buy.  GREAT PRICES.

Van High School Choir Spring Concert !!!

Apr 29, 14 • Featured News, School NewsNo Comments

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Van High School Choir Spring Concert

Thursday, May 1 & Saturday, May 3

7:00 p.m. nightly

Intermediate Auditorium

Songs from the 2000’s Featuring songs from ‘N Sync, Britney, Backstreet Boys, One Direction, Alan Jackson, Justin Timberlake & Many Others

$10 Reserved

$5 General Admission

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door

Come early – Kona Ice Tyler will be serving tropical shaved ice. Limited number of $5 Van High School Choir souvenir cups available. Other sizes $4 and $3.

Texas Armed Services Scholarship

Apr 25, 14 • Featured News, School NewsNo Comments

Dan Flynn

House District 2

For Immediate Release:     April 15, 2014

Contact: Amanda Robertson



Texas Armed Services Scholarship Now Available

AUSTIN – State Representative Dan Flynn has announced a scholarship opportunity for eligible High School students within House District 2. The Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) was created to encourage students to participate in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs at civilian colleges.
In addition to the eligibility criteria, a student must enter into an agreement requiring a four year commitment as a member of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Merchant Marine or a commissioned officer in any branch of the armed services of the United States. A student may receive up to $10,000 for the 2014-2015 academic year and dependent on funding available, students may receive up to four years of awards.
To be eligible, a student must meet academic criteria including:  
  • Be on track to graduate high school in a Distinguished Achievement Program or International Baccalaureate program.
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Ranked in the top third of the graduating class.
  • SAT score of 1590 or ACT score of 23.
To receive the initial scholarship, a student must:
  • Be appointed by a State Representative or State Senator or by the Governor or Lieutenant Governor.
  • Enroll in an eligible Texas institution and an eligible ROTC program
  • Commit in writing to:
    • Remain in ROTC for four years.
    • Graduate within five years.
    • Enter Guard service or accept a commission with the armed services             within six months of graduation from college.
    • Meet program physical fitness requirements.
“The opportunity to serve your state and your country in this capacity is truly a privilege and an honor,” reflects Representative Flynn. “I would encourage any student eligible for this scholarship to apply and take full advantage of the opportunities made available for those who serve.” Representative Flynn has nominated a student from within House District 2 each year the scholarship has been offered.
If you are a constituent of House District 2, meet the criteria above, and are interested in this scholarship, please send a cover letter and proof of academic eligibility to Amanda Robertson. Applications must be received no later than Wednesday, the 10th of July, 2014. 
Email a PDF attachment to:
State Representative Dan Flynn
c/o: Amanda Robertson
Room CAP GN.10, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0880

NOTICE – Van Healthcare – Spring Extravaganza – POSTPONED!!!

Apr 24, 14 • Featured News, NewsNo Comments

VHC Spring Extravaganza!!!

April 26, 2014

10 – 2

Activities and Food are $1 to $5

Van Healthcare Center

169 South Oak Street

Van TX 75790

Come and bring your families for a fun day filled with great food and activities to be had by all to raise money for our gazebo.  Activities include a craft sale, a bake sale, dunking booth, car wash, raffles, and face painting.

If you have any questions feel free to give us a call at 903-963-8641

Van Soccor Association – Rifle Raffle opportunity

Apr 24, 14 • Featured News, NewsNo Comments

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Project Management Workshop Opportunity

Apr 23, 14 • Business, Featured NewsNo Comments

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National Earth Day today!!!

Apr 22, 14 • Featured NewsNo Comments

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In light of today is National Earth Day, we would like to remind everyone that recycling is important for our Earth.

One way you can help is to save your aluminum cans and bring to the recycling trailer located in front of the Van Community Ministries building located 205 S Maple in Van.   The funds received from these cans help provide the ministry’s services .

Please contact Jane or Joan for more information regarding the Van Community Ministries at 903-963-1616.   If you have a heart for helping they would love to have your join them as a volunteer.  Whatever you skills, whatever time you have available, they can find a place for you.




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Apr 18, 14 • Featured News, NewsNo Comments

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Good Friday – Tenebrae Service – Community Welcome

Apr 17, 14 • Featured NewsNo Comments


Van Lions Club – 2nd Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney


Van Lions Club

2nd Annual 3-0n-3 Basketball Tournament

Saturday, May 17, 2014

at Van High School Courts

Entry Forms are available at

VISD Campuses

Austin Ban – Van

Vandal Nation Station

or click here:3on3 Basketball Tournament – Team Application-1

Registration Deadline May 2nd

$60 per team

Proceeds to benefit the Van Lions Club and their many service projects.


Adult – oldest player is beyond high school

High School – oldest player’s grade is 9-12

Junior High School – oldest player’s grade is 7-8

Middle School – oldest player’s grade is 4-6

Any questions, please call Lynn at 903-963-8887


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