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Volunteer Opportunity: Brown Santa Hamburger Lunch Fundraiser


Outreach is asking for volunteers for a Brown Santa event, at the Government Center.

Thursday, November 9th – Hamburger Lunch

Setup at 0900 (2 people)

Serving at 10:45 until 1:30pm (3-4 people)

Cleanup at 1:30pm (2 people)

Please contact Lt. Dennis Gutierrez ( if you can participate.


Wayne Kendrick
HCCSAAA President



Volunteer Opportunity: SWAT Training Scenario

Was wondering if you would hit up your academy alumni and see if they (approximately 14 of them or whatever I can get) can participate as role players in a training evolution on November 1st from about 9am-noon. Let me know what else I need to do. This is for a joint SWAT scenario near the airport with APD and HCSO SWAT.

For more information, contact:

Mark Andrews, HCSO



Volunteer Opportunity: Scramble Fore Kids Benefit Golf Tournament

The Alumni has an opportunity on Friday, September 22nd, to help the Sheriff’s Office. This is the annual Sheriff’s “Scramble Fore Kids” Benefit Golf Tournament, which supports the youth of Hays County. They are expecting around 120 golfers this year.

It is being held at the Quicksand Golf Course at Woodcreek in Wimberley (link to Google Maps).

There are two time periods where help is needed. They are asking for volunteers to arrive at:

9:00am, for 1-2 hours, to set up the eating and raffle area with tables and chairs.
Breakfast tacos and sausage wraps for volunteers.

2:00pm, for 3 hours to help serve, clean up and breakdown the tables and chairs.
BBQ Lunch for volunteers.

Please reply to Dennis, Mark, Stephen or me, if you can assist.
Your assistance would greatly appreciated. Hope to see you there.

Wayne Kendrick
HCCSAAA President

Lt. Dennis Gutierrez   (512) 393-7877 – or –
Deputy Stephen A. Traeger   512/393-7358 – or –

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Volunteer Opportunities and Sheriff’s Golf Benefit Sponsors Needed


At the last meeting, Mark Andrews talked about the upcoming events for the Sheriff’s Department.

National Night Out – October 3, requests are being accepted for Sheriff office participation at your community event.

Wounded Warrior Event – October 6 – details pending.
Sight and Sounds of Christmas – San Marcos, 11/29-12/2 and 12/6-12/9, Gates Open Nightly 5:30pm-11:00pm

Brown Santa-December

Sheriff’s “Scramble Fore Kids”, Golf Benefit, Sept 22. Sponsors Needed, see below.

I have attached the brochure for the golf tournament showing the details. They are looking for sponsors. Individuals/companies are needed, as proceeds will provide Scholarships to Hays County High School Seniors, CASA, 4H, FFA and Hays/Caldwell Women’s Center.

Wayne Kendrick
HCCSAAA President

Link to Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) copy of brochure


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Citizens Sheriff’s Academy Graduation (Spring 2017)


I’m back in Texas and hope everyone had a great April.

Wanted to let you know, the Alumni meeting scheduled for Tuesday May 16, has been cancelled, due to the current Citizens Academy graduation on Thursday, May 18th. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, June 20th.

Instead of providing pizza, we are reverting to our old Alumni Pot Luck Dinner. Andy has agreed to provide the meat and we need volunteers to provide the salads, sides and desserts.

As the final numbers are still pending, an estimate of about 60 (students, guests, Sheriff Office and Alumni).

    Assuming 60 people, we need:

  • 4 salads (green, pasta, potato)
  • 8 Sides (beans, vegetable, potato, bread)
  • 6 desserts (cookies, cakes, pies)

I need to know by 12:00 Noon, on Friday, May 12, to allow time to notify those who volunteered, what to bring.

First: Are you planning on attending?
Second: What can you bring? Provide choice #1 and Choice #2 of the above?

Thanks in advance for your service

Wayne Kendrick, President


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Hays County Brown Santa: Schedule of Events

Sat, Nov 26th @ 6:00pm: Lighting of the Hays Co Courthouse Tree

Wed, Nov 30th – Sat, Dec 3rd from 5:00p – 11:00p: Sights & Sounds Booth fundraiser

Fri, Dec 2nd from 10:00a – 1:00p: Holiday Lockup fundraiser

Fri, Dec 2nd from 4:00p – 8:00p: Wimberley Winter Wonderland

Sat, Dec 3rd from 10:00a – 5:00p: Wimberley Winter Wonderland

Mon, Dec 5th from 6:00p – 8:00p: Pct 4 Christmas Party (Dripping Springs)

Thu, Dec 8th @ 5:00p: Deadline for Brown Santa applications

Fri, Dec 9th @ 5:00p: Deadline for unwrapped toy donations

Sat, Dec 10th from 9:00a – Noon: Gift Wrapping Day

Sat, Dec 10th from 9:00a – 2:00p: “Fill the Stocking” fundraisers

Sun, Dec 11th from 2:00p – 10:00p: Willie’s Joint Holiday Toy Drive (Buda)

Mon, Dec 12th @ 5:00p: Deadline for wrapped toy donations

Tue, Dec 13th from 1:00p – 5:00p: Sorting of toys and food

Wed, Dec 14th from 8:00a – Noon: Sorting of toys and food (if needed)

Sat, Dec 17th from 7:00a – Noon: Delivery of food and toys

Brown Santa Headquarters located at:
200 Springtown Way Suite 401
Springtown Center (I-35 & East Hopkins St)
San Marcos, Texas

To make a monetary donation, mail check or money order to:
Hays County Brown Santa
P.O. Box 1475
San Marcos, TX 78667

If you wish to make a cash donation or are interested in helping with any of the above events, contact:

Lt Dennis Gutierrez (512) 393-7877 or



Volunteer Opportunity: Track Meet @ Texas State University

Fundraiser for KidSight program on Sept 17-18 at the Texas State University Track Complex in San Marcos. It’s a track meet called Texas vs The World, and we expect some top notch athletes to compete. All the net proceeds go to KidSight, which as you know provides state of the art free eye screenings for younger kids.

So we need volunteers to help the officials running the meet with various track tasks: timing, measuring, setting out hurdles, etc. No experience necessary and we would certainly give your group shout outs over the PA system, as well as acknowledgement in the program.

If you can get the word out to your members, we would be most appreciative. Here is the link with the signup times and shifts.

Many thanks!

Seth Brower
Track For Life


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April 2016 Newsletter

Motorcycle Shoot Out: If you provided any volunteers service during the 4 days, send the dates and hours to me. Even if you did not volunteer, I hope you had an opportunity to see the show that benefits the Sunshine Kids and the Center for Child Protection. The Hays County MotorCops Team, that reports to Lt. Jeri Skrocki, did fantastic. Deputy Daniel Duggins : 1st Place Mr. Rodeo Metric (Best over in class), 1st Place Leonard Reed Memorial Ride, 1st Place Division III Metrics Expert, 3rd Place Slow Ride. Novice Deputy Tate Puryear: 3rd Place Division III Metrics. Novice Deputy David Gamble: 5th Place Division III Metrics. Hays County Team: Deputy Daniel Duggins, Deputy David Gamble, Deputy Robert Nguyen, Deputy Tate Puryear: 2nd Place Overall Team Award. The T-Shirts they showed us in February are for sale and hope they will bring them to the meeting on Tuesday.

Sunshine Kids: The Alumni sponsored fundraiser is coming up on April 28th from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Angie has pre-sale lunch tickets and sponsorships still need to be sold. If you cannot make the meeting, contact Angie and she can get you tickets/sponsorship info to sell. We will have a volunteer sign up for the lunch and also save the date(s) for the SSK Texas Hill Country Adventure June 6-12, with Thursday, June 9th @ the Embassy Suites from 6:00pm -9:00pm. Great opportunity to meet the kids and other SSK volunteers.

Alumni and Volunteer Opportunities: In 2015 we had 53 paid Alumni. Community Outreach offered 14 events to volunteer and the alumni responded by providing 1147 hours of service. Congratulations and thanks for your service. Our two biggest opportunities are still ahead of us. The SSK in June and Brown Santa in December. Not too late to join the Alumni.

Special Request: Forward questions, comments or concerns to me.

Wayne Kendrick, President

Link to Newsletter (.PDF) format)


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Donations Sought For HCSO Memorial Day Weekend Flood Victims

Hays County Citizens Sheriff’s
Academy Alumni Association

During the recent Memorial Day weekend, 6 Sheriff’s Office employees, while serving the community, also became victims of the flood. They lost homes, vehicles, and personal effects. The Alumni Association has volunteered to host an event helping these families. The event will be a BBQ lunch and Auction on Saturday, August 29, 2015 between 11:00am and 3:00pm at the VFW-1701 Hunter Rd, San Marcos, Tx

Hays County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association is a 501c3 non-profit association that brings together graduates of the Hays County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy to enhance relations between the community and the Sheriff’s Office. The Alumni Association assists, supports and promotes special projects that strengthen the services provided by the Sheriff’s Office. Our Tax ID# is 74-2974480.

For this event, we are asking for auction items and/or gifts of money and other items for the families, to help rebuild their lives. Please include the gift description and value. The deadline for items is Monday, August 22nd. Your donations can be dropped off at the Sheriff’s Office HR department, care of Rebecca Mullen, located in the Hays County Jail building at 1307 Uhland Road San Marcos, Texas. If your donation needs to be picked up, please let us. (Checks are to be made payable to HCCSAAA) .Your contributions will be recognized in our publications and at the event. Donations can be accepted Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. The contact number for the HR Department is (512) 393-7838. Or email:

Your consideration is very much appreciated. Should you have any questions, please feel free to call me directly at (512) 586-0726.


Angie Cruz
Vice President – Hays County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association


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Sunshine Kids Volunteer Opportunities (and more)

As the newly elected Alumni President. I think is was more of an appointment, I was out of town, during the January meeting. Here is a list of activities and volunteer opportunities for the Alumni.

April 7, 2015: Sunshine Kids held their kick-off meeting in preparation for the “2015 Texas Hill Country Adventure” week of events, hosted by the Hays County Sheriff’s Department. The week of activities will be June 8th – 14th, 2015. Here is a list of events in which you may be interested in volunteering:

  –   Mon, Jun 8th: Kids arrive, dinner at Texas Roadhouse.
  –   Tue, Jun 9th: Sea World, Dinner at Clear Springs.
  –   Wed, Jun 10th: Showcars for Kids, Capital with Police Escort, Sheriff’s BBQ and Swimming at the Rio Vista Pool
  –   Thu, Jun 11th: Schlitterbaun, Bingo Night, Pizza and Ice Cream Social
  –   Fri, Jun 12th: Ranch Experience, Other Activities (TBA)
  –   Sat, Jun 13th: Motorcycle Ride, San Marcos BBQ, Souvenir Shopping, Mexican Dinner, Texas Flag Ceremony, DJ, Dancing at Dick’s Custom Car.
  –   Sun, Jun 14th: Return home


Background: (from website) The Sunshine Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, we are committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients. The Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events, free of charge, for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across North America.

April 9, 2015: 13 Alumni graduated from the Third Advanced Citizens Academy. The evenings program was lead by Deputy Tom Ormsby. Representing the Sheriff’s Department was Sheriff Gary Cutler, Captain Brad Robinson, Lieutenant Jeri Skrocki and Deputy Stephen Treager. The Alumni was represented by President Wayne Kendrick and Vice President Angie Cruz provided a pizza dinner. Upcoming Alumni meeting speaker programs and volunteer opportunities were presented. All graduates were invited to become members of the Alumni. A “Certificate of Graduation” was presented by Sheriff Cutler and Lieutenant Skrocki.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities:

Wed, May 27th thru Sat, May 30   –   2nd Annual Capital of Texas Motorcycle Chute Out (Cabelas)
Mon, Jun 8th thru Sun, Jun 14th   –   Sunshine Kids (Various Locations)
Tue, Jun 30th thru Thu, Jul 2nd   –   Junior Deputy Academy – West Side (Wimberley)
Tue, Jul 28th thru Thu, Jul 30th   –   Junior Deputy Academy – East Side (Kyle)



Wayne Kendrick