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Kaufman County courts and offices will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24 and will be closed on Thursday, and Friday, November 25 & 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Offices and courts will resume regular hours on Monday, November 29.
The Kaufman County Commissioners’ Court will NOT meet on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. The next regular Commissioners’ Court meeting will be on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday from Kaufman County!
Nov. 30 Deadline to Adopt an Angel
Put a smile on a child’s face this holiday season by signing up to adopt an angel from the Kaufman County ANGEL TREE. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, November 30.
The Kaufman County Child Welfare Board sponsors this event every year, gathering toys and other items for children who are in the care of Child Protective Services.
To ADOPT AN ANGEL: Go to the Main Courthouse, 100 W. Mulberry St. in Kaufman, or the Sub-Courthouse campus at 3001 S. Washington St. in Kaufman thru Tuesday, November 30, 2021 and select one or more children to make donations to. After you review the children’s wish lists in one of the books, select one or more children to help. Just write your name next to you selection or selections and go shopping.
DROP OFF: Then, bring the new, unwrapped gift or gifts to the Kaufman County South Campus located at 3003 S. Washington St. in Kaufman from Wednesday, December 1 thru Friday, December 3. Drop off hours on those days are: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Please bring only new unwrapped gifts and place them in a black trash bag with your child’s number and requested information attached to the outside of the bag and placed inside the bag. Then, deliver the bags to location above during the available hours. Please contact Pam Corder, Projects Manager, at 469-376-4140 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for making a child’s life a little brighter during the holidays!
Child Welfare Board Thanks All Who Donated Car Seats!
Thanks to all who donated car seats to the Child Welfare Board for families who take in children through the Child Protective Services (CPS). Please watch the THANK YOU video from Courtney Wortham, Chair, and Deb Bonner, Treasurer, of the Kaufman County Child Welfare Board at this link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQDxUavMops
Wreaths Across America Project Needs You!
Saturday, December 18, 2021, is National Wreaths Across America Day in Kaufman County and across the nation. On this day, we will not only thank an interred veteran for their sacrifices, but also say their name aloud and keep their memory alive for family, friends, and their community at a time of year when they are missed the most. Local volunteers are feverishly working on this mission right now. Locally, volunteers for the Wreaths Across America program are very close to honoring every single veteran in the Kaufman County Veterans Memorial Park but they need just a little extra help to complete the mission. Please consider a small gift of remembrance by sponsoring a veteran’s wreath for $15 which will be placed in the park honoring of one of our local heroes. Each sponsorship goes toward a live, balsam wreath that will be placed at the base of each monument in the park and at the foot of every panel of the Vietnam Wall. We also need your help to volunteer as we endeavor to honor all veterans laid to rest at noon on Saturday, December 18, 2021, as part of National Wreaths across America Day. To sponsor a wreath for Friends of Kaufman County or learn how to volunteer, go to: www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/166996/Overview/?relatedId=166936.