Several area community organizations will be hosting a “Back to School Bash” at the Cameron city pool on Thursday, July 31st from 6-8pm. This is a free event for Cameron students that will be entering the 6th -12th grade. The organizations sponsoring the event are First Baptist Church Cameron, Community in Schools, and Twin City Mission’s STAR program. All families will receive information about these community resources and the services they provide to Cameron. Students that attend the bash will be given admission to the pool, provided a meal, and registered to win door prizes! There will also be a 3 on 3 basketball tournament that evening. The first 50 Junior High and/or High School students at the event will also be given basic school supplies. All students must have a parent or guardian register them at the door to participate. For more information contact Sam Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org. So get your basketball team together, grab a parent, and get to down to the Cameron city pool on Thursday July 31st. Dinner and registration start at 6pm.
Temple College will host an open house event on Thurs., July 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Cameron Education Center. Participating Temple College areas include Admissions, the Texas Bioscience Institute, Financial Aid and Dual Credit among others. For more information about this event, please contact the Temple College Recruiting Office at (254) 298-8327.
Milam County Fire Chiefs Association Annual Gun Raffle will be held August 25th at 8AM. Tickets are $10 each and are available through any Milam County fire department. You do not have to be present to win. Prizes include: Mossberg 30-06, Savage 30-06, Remington 12 ga, Remington 30-06, Winchester 12 ga, Mossberg 12 ga, Henry Golden Boy 22, Ruger 10/22, Ruger 22, and WalMart gift card. For info, call 697-1491.
Team Little Steven will host a 5K run/walk fundraiser Saturday, August 30th at Ledbetter Park in Cameron. Registration and check-in will be at 7:30AM, with the run/walk to start at 9AM. Register before August 15th and get a t-shirt. 4-year-old Steven was diagnosed with Leukemia 2 years ago and is in treatment and in remission. Proceeds will go to the family for medical expenses.
Kristi's Krusaders 5th Annual MS Rally for the Walk will be Saturday, September 6th at Nat's in Milano. Registration is 9AM, cost is $20 per rider or $25 with a passenger. Meals will be included in the cost. First bike out is 11AM and last bike in is 4PM. An auction kicks off at 5PM, with music to follow. BBQ plates will be available for $8 beginning at Noon.
On Going Events
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 254-275-9954, 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.
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