Until August 1
The Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 6525 in Rockdale is hosting a School Supply Drive and are now taking donations. You can make checks payable to LA VFW, Box 186, Rockdale, TX 76567. School supplies will be distributed on August 1st at the Rockdale VFW from 10AM-Noon. For info, call 512-426-8350, 254-913-1876, or 512-446-2708
Beginning August 1
In the interest of safety and the protection of school facilities, beginning August 1st, Thorndale ISD will close all school facilities between the hours of Midnight and 5AM.
OJ Thomas Alumni Community Resource Center will host their Golden Anniversary on August 6th-8th. The event kicks off with a banquet at 7PM August 6th at the Williams Event Center. Tickets are $25 each. OJ Thomas Fun Day will be from 10AM-3PM August 7th at the OJ Thomas campus. There will be food, fun, and games. That night at 7PM is the Legacy/Memorial program at Progressive Baptist Church. A parade will start the August 8th activities at 11AM, with a luncheon to follow at Noon at the OJ Thomas cafeteria. After lunch will be the annual business meeting. That night, starting at 9PM is the 50th Anniversary Dance in the OJ Thomas Band Hall.
The 6th Annual MS Rally for the walk Bike Ride will take place at Nat's in Milano on September 5th, starting at 9AM. First bike out will be 11AM. Ride fee is $20 per rider and $25 with a passenger. The fee includes a BBQ lunch with all the trimmings. The 100 miles ride will finish back at Nat's. The rally will also include drawings, prizes, and auctions. A live band will also perform.
The 2nd annual Rise Up Music Festival will be September 5th at Rockdale Fair Park. Admission is free. The event is presented by Peace 107 and the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. Headliners this year are Among the Thirsty and For A Season. For info, call 512-446-2030
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2010 in Cameorn will host the Remembering Our Fallen from Texas exhibit September 12-15. The exhibit will be set up in the VFW hall to be viewed. To donate and help defray the costs of hosting the exhibit, contact and VFW or auxiliary member. For more info on the exhibit, go to rememberingourfallen.org
On Going Events
Karaoke 1st and 3rd Friday every month at the Cameron VFW Post 2010
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 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 informatio. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10% on your vehicle insurance by taking a class! usa
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 2nd 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.