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Humana Celebrates “Healthy Hearts Week”

12:00 p.m. / Humana Guidance Center, 803 Castroville Rd., San Antonio, Tex. 78237

According to The Heart Foundation, heart disease -- which includes stroke and other cardiovascular diseases -- is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. To educate San Antonio residents about ways to keep their hearts healthy and to celebrate February’s National Heart Month, health and well-being company Humana Inc. is hosting “Healthy Hearts Week,” a series of free health and wellness events for the public at the San Antonio Guidance Center. People of all ages are invited to attend a heart-healthy social for Go Red Week on Friday, February 5th at 12 p.m.! Call 210-424-6086 for more information on any of the events.

For more information call 210-424-6085.
Contact Person: Humana Guidance Center
Humana Celebrates “Healthy Hearts Week”

12:00 p.m. / Humana Guidance Center, 803 Castroville Rd., San Antonio, Tex. 78237

According to The Heart Foundation, heart disease -- which includes stroke and other cardiovascular diseases -- is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. To educate San Antonio residents about ways to keep their hearts healthy and to celebrate February’s National Heart Month, health and well-being company Humana Inc. is hosting “Healthy Hearts Week,” a series of free health and wellness events for the public at the San Antonio Guidance Center. People of all ages are invited to attend a heart-healthy social for Go Red Week on Friday, February 5th at 12 p.m.! Call 210-424-6086 for more information on any of the events.

For more information call 210-424-6085.
Contact Person: Humana Guidance Center
BUNCO for scholarship fundraiser

5:30pm / The Mesquite Bean restaurant

Play BUNCO for fun and prizes! Food provided. All proceeds go toward our high school scholarship fund.

For more information call 830-534-3914 or or visit www.lvshoestring.com.
Contact Person: Mary Bordner
LVLL T-Ball Camp

12 to 3p.m. / La Vernia City Park

T-ball skills camp for ages 4 to 6, cost $20

For more information call 210-784-6747 or visit www.lavernialittleleague.com.
Contact Person: Brett Hill
Masquerade Ball

TBA / Event Center

Children's Alliance of South Texas, A Child Advocacy Center, invites you to our 3rd Annual Masquerade Ball. Proceeds benefit the Children's Alliance of South Texas. Join us for a night of dinner, dancing and silent and live auctions! More information or to purchase your tickets please call the Children's Alliance of South Texas.

For more information call 830-393-6290.
Contact Person: Children's Alliance
GERONIMO VFW RUMMAGE SALE

8 AM-3 PM / Geronimo VFW, 6808 N Hwy 123, 78115

. There's going to be a RUMMAGE SALE at the Geronimo VFW on Saturday, Feb 6, 8 am - 3 pm. There's over 30 inside tables & sales outside with lots of everything from antique glassware, tools, motorcycle stuff, clothes, antiques, guitar, crafts, etc. VFW will sell tacos and pulled pork sandwiches. Call 830-305-5478.

For more information call 830-305-5478 or .
Contact Person: Barbara Owewn
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Shila is practicing patience as she waits obediently for a little lovin'. Shila is a 1-year-old lab mix, is available for adoption at the Wilson County Lost & Found Animals. Call 210-268-7380 for more information.
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