Posted 3:56 PM 12/3/2013
CORPUS CHRISTI - The Harbor Lights Festival is just four days away and the city is preparing for the big weekend.
This morning, dozens of contractors were out putting up the city's 75 foot Christmas tree made of lights. The tree will serve as the center of the festivities on Saturday.(More) • Video (1)
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Posted 12:48 PM 12/3/2013
PORTLAND - Once again, the Portland Chatwork Club is hosting its annual Christmas Tour of Homes.
Five homes will be on display across the city, each decorated for the holidays. Those with tickets are invited to come inside and tour each home.
Posted 10:37 AM 12/3/2013 by Morgan Frances - MFrances@kristv.com
CORPUS CHRISTI - For years KRIS Communications has teamed up with our generous sponsors to put on a campaign to help the needy. Season Of Hope is for the community to come together and help out those less fortunate by way of donations. Today, Mattress Firm is collecting unwrapped toys, non-perishable foods and items for the Women's Shelter of South Texas.• Video (1)
Posted 12:57 PM 12/2/2013
Paying for a college education will now be easier for some students thanks to the Stripes College Scholarship Fund, a program launched by Stripes Convenience Stores.
Posted 12:49 PM 11/21/2013
The first ever "Turkey Trot Corpus Christi 5K" will be held Saturday, November 23rd. The 5K Run will also feature a 2 Mile Trotting Walk, and for kids under 10 years of age, a 1K Fun Run. There will also be a costume contest and a turkey-gobble contest following the race.
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Posted 5:58 PM 11/20/2013
CORPUS CHRISTI - Valero employees are helping make sure some local families have a Thanksgiving meal.
Employees donated over 3,700 pounds of food that will be handed out to students' families at Gibson Elementary, Driscoll Middle School and Miller High School as well as several local churches.
Today the employees sorted out all the food and the food baskets will be delivered tomorrow.
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Posted 2:44 PM 11/20/2013 by Morgan Frances - MFrances@kristv.com
CORPUS CHRISTI - The Texas A&M University of Corpus Christi Men's Basketball team has "teamed up" with their Student Government Association to collect as many canned food items as possible. Tonight the Islanders matchup against Rice University at 7:00 at the American Bank Center. They (More)
Posted 12:32 PM 11/19/2013
As part of a global organization strengthened by diversity, the YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women. Locally, the YWCA has been a stable presence in the Corpus Christi community since 1946.
Posted 9:53 AM 11/19/2013 by Morgan Frances - MFrances@kristv.com
CORPUS CHRISTI - The Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas are preparing for another season of Girl Scout cookie sales. The scouts are rolling out a new kind of cookie on January 11th called the Cranberry Citrus Crisps, which we're told is great with a cup of coffee.
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Posted 4:42 PM 11/18/2013
Beginning November 18th and running through December 20th, KRIS Communications and our generous sponsors will be collecting new unwrapped toys, food and essentials for those in need in our community. We will also be hosting a series of live drive events with our news anchors - click here for a (More)
Posted 3:28 PM 11/18/2013
CORPUS CHRISTI - The law firm of Thomas J. Henry is gearing up for their annual turkey giveaway on the weekend before Thanksgiving.
The fun begins on Friday when tractor-trailers hauling thousands of frozen turkeys will unload the birds to churches and non-profit organizations.(More)
Posted 1:58 PM 11/18/2013
November is National Adoption Month, and the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services is using the "Why Not Me" campaign to promote awareness.
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