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San Marcos Kiwanis Club to sponsor 5k

On Saturday, Oct. 29, the San Marcos Kiwanis Club will host the third annual Great Pumpkin Dash at San Marcos Toyota. The San Marcos Kiwanis Club is a local nonprofit group that supports charitable causes and scholarships in our local community.

The Great Pumpkin Dash is touted as a fun 5k run and kids fun run. Held the Saturday before Halloween, participants are encouraged to dress and run in costume. There will be a prize for Best Costume. Participants even run by an old cemetery.

Alena and Michelle Villalpando pose with a Cure JM T-shirt. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Central Texas residents representing the Cure JM foundation pose with their banner. Front row: (left to right) Jesse Gonzales, Chase Duley, Alena Villalpando and Corey Taylor. Back row: (left to right) Sylvia Gonzales, April Duley, Michelle Villalpando and Sissy Taylor. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Cupcake fundraiser addresses rare illness

Laura Aebi- Lifestyles Editor

While not many people have heard of juvenile dermatomyositis, families with a loved one afflicted with the inflammatory disease are all too familiar with its baggage. According to, only three out of 1,000,000 children are affected by the disease. This weekend's Cupcakes for a Cure event aims to raise awareness and funds for research.

Pictured above are the oil pastel drawings being sold at the event. PHOTO BY DAHLIA WOODS.

Local gallery raises funds for HCWC

Dahlia Woods Gallery is pleased to announce that it will host a fall fundraiser event for the Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center this coming Saturday, Oct. 22, from 6- 9 p.m. October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month.

TEEA Texas State Conference

San Marcos TEEA (Texas Education Extension Association) members attended workshops, education and AgriLife programs, and listened with other TEEA members from around Texas, to guest speakers. TEEA officers and delegates conducted annual elections and other association business. This year’s well-attended conference was held at the Plano Center in Plano, Texas on Sept. 13 and 14. 

Pictured are AgOlympic champions and Hay Bale Hurdles participants, along with 2016-17 FFA officers, Hannah McGee, Lauren Jones, Ashley Martinez and Emma Dre. Not pictured, officer, Joe Silvera.. PHOTO BY STACIE MCGEE.

SMHS holds ‘AgOlympics’

The San Marcos High School FFA recently held an AgOlympics Event to reward membership, encourage participation in FFA, and to build camaraderie amongst student members. The student-run FFA is an affiliate of the National FFA organization which supports leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. 

This year's event winners were: Penny in a Haystack- Logan Walden, musical water trough- Nick Cruz, Egg Roulette- Claire Hurtado, and finally the two-person balloon yun- Caden Smith and Jarrod Evans.


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