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Lamar Orange to Hold Monthly Vaccine Clinics

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Lamar State College Orange will once again host a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic each month throughout the semester. Moderna and J&J vaccines will be available. The clinic will offer first, second, and booster (Moderna) doses.

Bring your ID and insurance card if you have one, but insurance is not required. If receiving your second or booster dose, bring your vaccine card.

The clinics are FREE and open to the public.

The clinics will be held in the Lamar State College Orange Student Center (407 Green Ave.) from 9:30-11 am on the designated days, which are January 19, February 16, March 22, April 19, and May 12.

Vidor ISD to Host Presentation on Threat of Human Trafficking

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The Vidor Independent School District will be hosting a presentation on the threat of human trafficking on Monday, January 10, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the Vidor High School auditorium.

The presenter is Julie Prudhome, LPC-S. This is a free event offered by the Vidor Independent School District’s School Health Advisory Committee.

The presentation is designed to inform secondary students and parents on the dangers associated with human trafficking. Participants are encouraged to ask questions at the end of the presentation. Due to the nature of the topics covered we encourage parents not to bring students younger than 14 years of age.

LSCO to Offer Free Class B CDL with School Bus Endorsement Training

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With the expansion of local industry and the resources needed for the growth, there is a huge demand for individuals with a Class B Commercial Driver’s License, especially school bus drivers. Lamar State College Orange offers a flexible training program designed to “Get Your Future in Gear”.

Classes will begin every Monday, starting January 24, 2022. LSCO can work around your schedule to get you trained and on the job quickly.

This training is FREE for qualified individuals! Follow this link to see if you are eligible

If you are denied eligibility through Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas, contact us at to see if you qualify for other funding. This funding is only available to those who have been denied through Workforce Solutions.

Additional questions? Email:

WOS High School Announces Opening of Cosmetology School

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West Orange-Stark High School will host the grand opening of its new cosmetology lab on Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 5-6:30 PM at the WOS High School Career Center.

The grand opening will feature a ribbon cutting with the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce, food, prizes and more. The program is open to those students in 8th – 12 grades.

For more info, contact the school at (409) 882-5500.

LCM Education Foundation to Host 2021 Beary Merry Christmas Market

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The LCM Education Foundation will be hosting its Beary Merry Christmas Market on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 10 am – 3 pm at LCM High School. The entry fee is $5, or free if wearing a Beary Merry Market t-shirt.

The Market will feature pictures with Santa, a variety of shopping vendors, foods, sweets, free games, a silent auction, and entertainment.

A featured activity during the Market will be Storytime with Mrs Claus. Mrs. Claus will read a story and share cookies and milk with children and send them home with an autographed book. Your kids will not want to miss a special time in her cozy living room and her extra special story. Tickets are $10 per child, adults are free but limited to 2 per child. This event has limited seating and will sell out, tickets are available at the LCM administration building and at MVE.

The outside activities include:

  • What A Burger Activity Trailer with lots of activities and games for kids.
  • Orange City Police Department: Officer and Patrol Car for children to see the features of a patrol car and meet a policeman.
  • Acadian Ambulance and paramedics. Children can see what all is inside an ambulance and meet paramedics.
  • Shangri La Presentation
  • Little Cypress Volunteer Fire Department: Firemen and Firetruck. Children will be able to learn about fire trucks and equipment.
  • Mauriceville Volunteer Fire Department and Firemen: Children will get to learn about how firetrucks work and meet firemen.
  • Waste Management: Touch A Truck Program.
  • Members of Waste Management will show how their trucks work and provide some goodies to those attending.

Inside activities include:

  • A huge shopping area with over 60 vendors.
  • Silent Auction area featuring a great selection of themed baskets, gift certificates, jewelry, Christmas decor, and specialty items.
  • Coffee baristas from the LCM Administration Office
  • Foods sold by many high school organizations such as pizza, pulled pork, LCM Battlin’ Bears Booster Club GUMBO, funnel cakes, etc.
  • Popcorn
  • Our famous Sweet Shop featuring homemade cookies, pies, cakes, bread, candy, and much more !
  • Pictures with Santa
  • Split Pot
  • Presentation by the Texas Master Naturalists. Come see a real bear skull and learn how bears have a unique bone structure.
  • Entertainment in the cafeteria area throughout the day.  Full schedule in the image below.

All of these very special people are donating their day to let everyone see how they work. Please bring your children to these great presentations. Bring your camera to capture pictures of a very special event.

Proceeds will go to the LCM Education Foundation to fund grants to district teachers for educational materials and curriculum to support LCM students.

For more info, visit their Facebook page.


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