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Annual 5K run event gets new home

By PETE BANDA REPORTERreporter@sbnewspaper.com The sixth annual Bumblebee 33: 5k Fun Run & Walk has been approved by the San Benito City Council to use city facilities, including the Heaven Resaca Trail and Amphitheatre at no charge. The Fun Run is the primary fundraiser for the Jessica Beth Garcia Memorial Scholarship which helps provide support …

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Sunny Glen 5k fundraiser this Saturday

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Sunny Glen Children’s Home will host its second annual 5k, 1 Mile Fun Run on Saturday, July 26. The event’s theme is “Incredible Kidz.” Volunteer Sandra Rodriguez, who serves as Sunny Glen’s Community Relations Coordinator, said, “It’s more of a kid’s event. We’re focusing on kids’ health since …

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RUN FOR NINA: 5k event to benefit woman with cerebral palsy

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Children’s book author Marc Brown once said, “Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.” Johnny Villegas, 32, of San Benito can attest to as much. Consider that Johnny has recently become his sister’s hero after he organized an event, Nina’s 5k Run, in her name. …

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Conjunto Music HOF extends 5K run registration deadline

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Rey Avila, President of the Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum, has announced that the pre-registration deadline for the Inaugural Squeezebox Boom 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk has been extended. The deadline for pre-registration is now Wednesday, Oct. 30 to guarantee a t-shirt. “It’s to …

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Conjunto HOF plans BOOM 5K run, 1 mile walk

Texas Conjunto Music HOF

Special to the NEWS The Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum will be hosting the Inaugural Squeezebox Boom 5K and 1 Mile Walk Museum Fundraiser at Heavin Resaca Trail on Saturday, Nov. 9. The event is the first of its kind hosted by the museum, which is being established as a means to …

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Medical benefit planned locally for Medrano

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A fundraiser has been organized to help Oscar Medrano, a member of the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees, pay for medical expenses incurred as a result of suffering from a stroke in January. It’s been seven months since Medrano was hospitalized due to severe headaches. Surgery was then …

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Walk-A-Thon planned in memory of domestic violence victim

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Although it’s been a year since Nora Lisa Saucedo – a 1993 graduate of San Benito High School and victim of domestic violence – was killed, her memory lives on in her mother’s attempt to honor her by raising awareness about domestic violence. Daisy Ratliff, Nora’s mother, said …

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TRANSCENDING TRAGEDY: Local Samaritans come to grieving family’s aid

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com It appeared as though nothing, not even the law, could discourage the efforts of Noe Zavala, his family, friends and colleagues in raising money Thursday for the family of a young girl who died two days prior. Since the death of 7-year-old Ruby Ramirez on Tuesday, the community has …

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