A Message From the Mayor November 2019
By Sara Post Meyer
Mayor of Cuero
November will be a busy month for the City of Cuero with many activities for Veterans’ Day as well as Thanksgiving giving us the opportunity to say thanks! Monday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m., the Cuero Heritage Museum, 124 E. Church, hosts a reception honoring local veterans along with their exhibit and Documentary Viewing of the stories of John Ellzey, WWII, Cecil Newman, Korean War, and WWI in DeWitt County.
This reception is open to the public. New to the community this year is the I Serve recognition of veterans at Field of Honor to be located at the Cuero Municipal Park Knoll beginning Monday, Nov. 4. I Serve is a group of young leaders honing their leadership skills and working on community projects which they have organized. Flags with tags recognizing local veterans will be displayed at the Knoll. For more information, contact Quinn at 979-743-5905.
Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum’s exhibit ‘Cuero Welcomes Warhol’ will close Sunday, Nov. 17. This is an exhibit you don’t want to miss. The Museum is hosting fun activities for families and youngsters on weekends in November; www.chisholmtrailmuseum.org for more information. Cuero’s Christmas in the Park opens Monday, Nov. 25, from 6-10 p.m. through Jan. 1, 2020. Sponsored by Cuero Development Corporation’s ad hoc committee December Events, this year’s driving tour features over 250 lighted holiday displays.
Thursday nights in December Trust Texas Bank sponsors hot chocolate nights with different businesses hosting. The First United Methodist Church will sponsor the Live Nativity just before Christmas with members of local churches participating. For more information, call CDC, 275-8178. The Cuero Community Thanksgiving Day dinner will be held Thursday, Nov. 28 at Our Lady of Guadalupe church hosted by many volunteers. Contact the Cuero Chamber for details.
Cuero’s Blue Santa will once again help youngsters in our community with gifts for the Christmas season. There will be no garage sale this year. The Blue Santa program is working with the Cuero Independent Schools this year and adopt families in need of help at Christmas. The City Council approved base fee increases for our local utilities which will go into effect in January. Cost of a round of golf or cart rental increased in October.
The golf membership fees will increase in January 2020. November closings for City offices include Monday, Nov. 11 in honor of Veteran’s Day. The local veterans’ groups will sponsor a wreath laying ceremony at the VFW Hall Monday, Nov. 11 at 9 a.m.—take a moment to say thanks.
Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 & 29, City offices will be closed in honor of Thanksgiving. During the Thanksgiving weekend Stop and Shop Cuero as many of the shops will be hosting open houses throughout the weekend and new shops have recently opened.