Ap­pli­ca­tions sought for bi­cy­cle give­away

Austin American-Statesman - - COMMUNITY NEWS - — HALEIGH SVO­BODA, AMER­I­CAN-STATES­MAN STAFF — HALEIGH SVO­BODA, AMER­I­CAN-STATES­MAN STAFF

The Kyle Po­lice De­part­ment is ac­cept­ing ap­pli­ca­tions for the an­nual Blue Santa bike give­away un­til Fri­day.

Ap­pli­cants must re­side within Kyle city lim­its and the pro­gram is for chil­dren be­tween the ages of 3 and 14. Ap­pli­ca­tions and rules are avail­able at the po­lice de­part­ment from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 300 W. Cen­ter St.

The po­lice de­part­ment is also ac­cept­ing do­na­tions for Blue Santa from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon­day through Thurs­day. More in­for­ma­tion on the bike give­away is avail­able at www.kpea.us.

The Cen­tral Texas Med­i­cal Cen­ter Women’s Coun­cil is ac­cept­ing ap­pli­ca­tions for grant fund­ing from Hays County or­ga­ni­za­tions.

Or­ga­ni­za­tions ap­ply­ing should have a fo­cus on is­sues of poverty, vi­o­lence and im­prov­ing ac­cess to health care and ed­u­ca­tion for women and chil­dren. The Women’s Coun­cil awarded $37,000 in grants to nine lo­cal non­prof­its in 2011 and 2012.

Ap­pli­ca­tions are avail­able on­line at www.ctmc.org/ giv­ing/womens-coun­cil, and ap­pli­cants must sub­mit them elec­tron­i­cally to the hospi­tal’s foun­da­tion of­fice at CTMFoun­da­tion@ahss.org by 5 p.m. Feb. 15.

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