Relay for Life will host a survivor dinner March 30th at 6PM at Full Gospel Church in Rockdale. Teams and Survivors can sign up online at www.relayforlife.org/milamcotx . For any questions, please email email@example.com
The Yoe High School Student Council is sponsoring a Blood Drive on Friday, April 3rd from 8:15 am - Noon. The public is invited to stop by and donate. Just enter through the Kiosk and let Mrs. Ellison know you are here to donate blood. For more information contact Coach Banks at firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be a Community Easter Egg Hunt at Fair Park in Rockdale on April 3rd from 10-11:30AM. The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce and iTigers are sponsoring the event. There will be lots of eggs, children’s activities & crafts! So, please have your child bring their Easter basket for lots of hunting and enjoyment!
Cameron Volunteer Fire Department will host their annual Easter Chicken Sale on Easter Sunday, April 5th at Cameron Fire Department from 11AM-1PM. Tickets are pre-sale only and are $10 each. Plates consist of a half chicken, sauce, beans, potato salad, bread, and pickles. To get tickets, call 697-1491 or 697-4702 or contact any Cameron fire fighter.
The Milano Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have their annual Spring Garage Sale on April 9-11. The building will be open April 1-2 and the week of April 6 from 8AM-5PM to take donations. The group will also come pick up your donations if you are unable. Garage sale times are 8AM-5PM April 9 and 10, and 8AM-2PM April 11. The sale will be held at the new Milano Fire Station and Shelter. For info or to schedule a donation pickup, call 512-446-5110 or 979-224-0227.
Relay For Life of Milam County will be April 11th and 12th at Apache Pass in Rockdale, from Noon to Midnight. Sign up at relayforlife.org/milamcotx or call 512-919-1810.
The city of Cameron has announced their annual spring clean up day for Saturday, April 18th from 8AM-4PM at the City Yard. Residents of Cameron will be able to haul any unwanted trash and debris to the yard during those hours. Those participating should bring a current water bill to verify residency. Items NOT accepted include wire, tires, batteries, antifreeze, chemicals, paints, liquids, concrete, dirt, roofing materials and asbestos siding. Refrigerators will be accepted, however, compressors must be removed. The city yard is located at 701 E. Main. For info, call 697-6646.
There will be a pulled pork sandwhich and bake sale fundraiser April 25th in the Rockdale WalMart parking lot. The sale starts at 10AM, with sandwhiches sold at 11AM. Proceeds benefit Christian Motorcycle Association Run for the Son.
The Cameron Yoe FFA Booster Club members are selling tickets for a gun raffle. The drawing will be on April 20, 2015. Winner need not be present. Monies raised will be used for senior scholarships. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please contact David Kostroun (512)809-8946, Christy Baldwin (254)605-0350, Franci Denio at Denio’s Furniture, or Gary Vrazel at Coufal-Prater. Thanks for your support.
The Hispanic Samaritan Organization is holding its annual Imelda Villalon Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser. They are offering raffle tickets for a Gift Card Bonanza, with prizes up to $300. Tickets are on sale at various area businesses. The drawing will be in May. For info, call 254-627-9032.
On Going Events
Join the Cameron Library for Books to Grow On Story Time, Wednesdays at 10:30AM.
The Cameron Volunteer Fire Department is now accepting applications for membership in the department. No prior fire service qualifications are needed. Applicants must be 18 years of age, no criminal history, have a drivers license, a vehicle to respond with, live within a few miles of Cameron, and most of all be able to repond to fires and attend meetings and drills each Monday. For more info, contact any firefighter or stop by the fire station, or call 697-4702.
The Yoemen Band Booster Club meets every 2nd Monday at the Yoe High Band Hall which is next to the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The public is welcome. Memberships are also available for $10 per person or $20 per family. With a membership you will receive a yard sign to show your support the Yoe Band.
American Legion Riders are looking for Veterans that are motorcycle riders. The chapter will be out of Post 9 in Cameron. For info, call 254-605-0601
Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Cameron, Milano or Rockdale. For class dates, Text or call: 254-760-6110, or send an e-mail to: HarrisEdSvc@yahoo.com for more information. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10% on your vehicle insurance by taking a class! usa
A Farmer's Market will be held on Tuesdays @ the Busy Bea parking lot from 9AM-1PM. Any local growers invited to participate on Tuesdays. Call Becky for info - 446-7774 or 760-0074
1st and 3rd Saturdays senior citizens Milano Playboys free music in Christman between Milano and Caldwell.
Every Thursday and and 3rd saturday, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at Chriesman Community Center, from 7-9PM.
Milano Jamboree will be held the last Saturday of every month at 7PM in the Milano Senior Citizens Center.
Blessings from GOD food Pantry will distribute food to citizens on the first and third tuesday of each month. The first Tuesday, hours are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the third Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Enrollment for GED classes is getting underway. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8PM. ESL classes will also be held. ESL classes will be Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6PM. Cost of the classes is free. If you would like to enroll or would like more info, contact Karen at 593-3011 or 593-2744.
Adult ESL classes have resumed at Ben Milam Elementary. Classes are taught on Monday and Wednesday evening from 4:30-6:00. Please come to improve your English speaking and writing skills.
Cameron ISD is asking citizens over 65 years old that dont have a Senior Yoeman Club Card and want one, call 697-3512 to make arrangements for taking their picture and obtaining a card. The Senior Yoeman Card will allow you to come to any Cameron ISD sponsored extra-curricular event free of charge. For questions or information, call 697-3512.
Are you 55 years or older & in search of a job in the Cameron area? Put Experience Works to work helping you. We are a National non-profit organization that provides training and job placement services for older workers. We provide paid work experience through collaboration with community service agencies in the your area. Put your experience to work today by calling 1-800-460-8801 ext. 2003 TODAY!
Standards of Care will be at Bea's Kitchen, at 101 East Main Street, at 10:30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for free blood sugar and blood pressure checks.