Bulletin Board

February 27
Cameron Junior High and Yoe High School present Tacos and Technology at the Yoe High Cafeteria February 27th from 6-7:30PM. Come stroll through students' interesting and inspiring technology projects, all while eating some tacos. In addition, Ben Milam Elementary and Cameron Elementary will host their own Technology Showcases from 5-6:30PM. All of these events are free.

March 2
The Lunch Bunch will meet on Thursday, March 2nd, at noon at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center in Cameron. A representative from Masters Gardeners will talk about the upcoming spring plant sale and Master Gardeners in general. The public is invited to attend. Bring a food dish to share for the lunch at noon.

March 4
The 5th annual Milam County Aggie Moms Golf Tournament will be March 4th at Cameron Country Club. The 4-man scramble tourney will have shotgun start times of 8AM and 1PM. The tourney is open to all golfers and will be $60 per player. Singles are welcome. Lunch and carts will be provided. Prizes will be awarded. For info, call any Milam County Aggie Mom or Cameron Country Club. In case of rain, the tourney will be moved to April 8th. Sponsors are also being sought for the tourney.

March 4
There will be a washer tournament benefitting Relay for Life Milam County on Saturday, March 4th at the Ranch in Rockdale. Registration starts at Noon, with play starting at 1PM. Cost is $20 per team for the double elimination tourney. Prizes will be awarded. Pulled pork sandwiches will be available and the bar will be open. A bake sale will also be held. For info, call 512-760-7194.

March 6
Two Chicks & a Dummy CPR and First Aid Training will be coming to Rockdale Signs & Photography March 6th for 2 classes: 10:30AM or 6PM. Cost is $60 per person and the deadline to sign up is March 1st. For info, call 512-446-3346.

March 9
The 2017 Rockdale Chamber Banquet is scheduled for 6PM March 9th at the KC Hall in Rockdale. This year the theme is Mardi Gras Geaux Big. Cocktail Hour begins at 6PM with appetizers. Citizens are also encouraged to make nominations for the various community awards to be handed out. For more info, contact the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce.

March 9
The first meeting of the ALCOA Retirees for 2017 will be Thursday, March 9th the Alcoa Lake Training Center. Set up starts at 4PM, doors open at 5PM, and a meeting will begin at 6PM. Officers will be elected. Dessert group is N-Z. There will be no gift exchange or silent auction.

March 18
The 12th annual Luncheon With Style, Swing Into Spring With 4H, will be 11AM Saturday, March 18th at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton, presented by Bell Extension Education Association. Tickets are $12 and kids under 5 are free. Proceeds benefit Bell County 4H Scholarships. For info or tickets, call 254-933-5305 or 697-7045.

March 18
Bell Extension Education Association is raffling off a patriotic queen sized quilt on March 18th at the BEEA Luncheon With Style Show. You need not be present to win. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Proceeds benefit Bell County 4H scholarships. For info, call 254-933-5305 or 697-7045.

March 24
Aaron's Gun Shop Hi-Cap Adventures presents the 2nd annual Law Enforcement Benefit Shoot-Off at 7PM on Friday, March 24. Teams of 5 shooters can compete against other teams to win prizes for the law enforcement department of their choice. The competition is open to all -- no law enforcement position required. Team entry fee is $100 and the deadline to sign-up is March 20.

March 26
Salem Lutheran Church and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans combine their resources to host a BBQ fundraiser and silent auction from 11AM-2PM Sunday, March 26th at Seaton Star Hall. Plates off BBQ beef, sausage, beans, potato salad, slaw, dessert, and tea are just $10. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life.

April 7
Relay for Life Milam County is asking the local county government, businesses, and schools as well as individuals to wear purple for the cure on April 7th. Relay for Life Milam County is taking pre-sale t-shirt orders through March 2nd. Shirts are $15 for youth and adult, and $17 for extended sizes. To order or for more info, call 254-931-3374 or 512-760-7194.

May 5-6
The 2017 Cameron Fun Fest and Cameron Police Department BBQ Shootout will be held May 5th and 6th at Ledbetter Park. BBQ cook off contestants have a chance to win over $5000 in cash and prizes. Other events scheduled include a concert, 5K run, carnival, arts & crafts, car show, kid fish, and horseshoe & washer tourneys. Plus Saturday night is a Party in the Park!

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On Going Events

Karaoke will be held the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday every month at the Cameron VFW Post 2010. The Canteen will also be open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 5PM to Midnight and Saturdays from 10:30AM to 1AM. Dart tourneys will be held every Wednesday and Domino and Pool tourneys will be on Saturdays.

Fridays and Saturdays 7AM-Noon, there will be a Farmers Market at 2103 N. Travis in Cameron

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 6PM in 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. Upcoming meetings are Oct 10th, Nov 7th, Dec 12th, Jan 9th, Feb 13th, Mar 6th, Apr 10th, and May 8th.

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

Monthly Meetings of San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 AF&AM in Cameron, located at 106 West 6th Street, will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month. A meal is at 6:30PM, with the meeting to follow.

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 informatio. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10% on your vehicle insurance by taking a class! usa

Every Thursday 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.

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.

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