Back to School Bash
By Roger Cowan
The Cuero Record
Saturday morning, members and volunteers with the Tri-City Empowerment Council handed out over 500 backpacks full of school supplies to area students from kindergarten through eighth grade. The fourth year in a row, the event has grown by leaps and bounds every year.
With local elected officials pitching in to hand out bags, Cuero and Weesatche Fire Departments bringing out fire trucks to entertain the kids, music provided by Shane and Renee Wilke, and numerous tables from local vendors, the morning was much more than a handout. It was about community engagement and fellowship, connecting with one another on a different level, and strengthening our bonds.
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