Bulletin Board

October 22
The Milam County Triad are set to host a Senior Expo and Blood Drive on October 22nd from 7AM-12:30PM at the Salem Building in Fair Park in Rockdale. There will be flu shots, glucose screening, blood pressure checks, lots of speakers and door prizes, free stuff, demonstrations, safety tips, veterans services, and so much more. This event is absolutely free!

October 24
Yoe High Band will host a tailgate fundraiser October 24th at Yoe Field from 5-7PM. Chopped BBQ sandwiches, chips, dessert, and a drink will be sold for just $6. Proceeds go to the Yoe Band.

October 25
The 54th Annual Minerva Homecoming will be held on Sunday, October 25th at noon at the Minerva Community Center, 378 CR 232 Loop. Prior to the noon meal, the Minerva-Midway Cemetery Board will conduct a brief annual business meeting. Come fellowship with your neighbors and friends in Minerva. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a day of visiting along with a covered dish lunch. Remember to bring old photos and memories. For more information contact Susan Dean-512.429.1445 or Deborah Dean-512.446.3111.

October 25
“Falls County Go Texan” Trail Ride & Chili Cook-off will be Saturday, October 25th, at Celebration Park in Westphalia. The trail ride departs at 8:30AM. Lunch will be at 1PM at Celebration Park. The cook-off has registration at 8AM, with judging just after Noon. For info on the trail ride, call 721-1460, 721-1219, or 883-0286. For info on the cook-off, call 883-7214, 252-0155, or 366-3511. All proceeds go to Falls County Go Texan Scholarship Fund.

October 26
A raffle to benefit the Ft Hood Nov. 5th, 2009 Memorial is being held with 17 prizes. Tickets are $3 each or 4 for $10, with the drawing on Oct. 26th. Tickets are available at: Germania Insurance, Main Printing, People's Finance, and Hollis Lewis Law office or you can call Joleen Cahill at 254-697-8987. The prizes include: 3 different quilts, 8 photographic prints, a Mary Kay basket, soldier windchimes and plaques, stained glass, paintings, and fishing flies. All prizes were donated by persons associated with the 5 Nov Shooting. The funds raised are earmarked for engraving expenses.

November 1
The Christian Sisters of Seaton Brethren Church are hosting a bake sale and quilt show on Saturday, November 1st from 9AM-2PM at the church, 12561 State Highway 53, Temple (Seaton community). Featured items in the sale will be kolaches, cakes, pies, cookies, bread, jellies, canned goods and craft items. A re-sale/rummage shop will be opened. Sandwiches and home made soup will be available to purchase for lunch. Quilts will be on display in the sanctuary. A hand-made quilt, a $75 and a $50 gift card from Wal-Mart, a $50 HEB gift card and 2 - $25 HEB gift cards will be given away for a love donation of $1.00 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5.00. The proceeds from the fund-raiser benefit the many projects the Sisters’ support. The sale is open to the public with free admission.

November 7
The Annual Milam County EEA Christmas Cottage will be November 7th from 9AM-1PM at Bea's Kitchen in Cameron. The event is a tradition to stop by for lunch and browse booths of decorations, Christmas and Fall arrangements, crosses, crafts, quilts, homemade jams & jellies, and much more. A variety of lunch items will be available.

November 8-9
El Camino Real Trade Days is coming up November 8th & 9th On the "El Camino Real de los Texas National Historic Trail". This is s Milam County based/non profit event set at Apache Pass. The event runs 9AM-6PM, rain or shine, with this year's theme: Tradin' on the Trail. There will be a big consignment auction and vendors are currently being sought. If you'd like to join the street team, email Michelle at tradedays2014@outlook.com. All vendors should visit the website www.elcaminorealtradedays.com for information or get a vendor application. The event is sponsored by Rockdale Hotel Occupancy Tax, Apache Pass, Rockdale Chamber of Commerce, Thorndale Chamber of Commerce & Cameron Chamber of Commerce.

November 9
Buckholts Betterment Association presents their annual Sausage & Sauerkraut dinner on Sunday, November 9th from 11AM-2PM or sold out. Plates are $8 and include sausage, sauerkraut, green beans, homemade bread, slaw, dessert, and a drink. Plates are available dine-in or to-go at the Buckholts Community Center.

December 6
The Cameron Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to join them for "A Children’s Christmas". Cameron's Annual Christmas Parade for fun in the decorated historic square in downtown Cameron will be December 6th. Shop at food booths, listen to the music and have your picture taken with Santa (Bring your own Camera). Festivities start at 4:30PM with the parade beginning at 5PM. What a great way to recapture your childhood Christmas spirit with lights, music, floats and Santa! Visit www.cameron-tx.com for Parade Entry Forms and Vendor Applications.
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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

Tuesdays
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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