There will be a benefit to aid Milano Volunteer Fireman John Paul Murphy on Sunday, August 30th from Noon-5PM at the Milano Volunteer Fire Department Station on Ave C in Milano. There will be no cover charge, though donations will be taken. Plates of sausage and trimmings will be available starting at Noon for $8 per plate. There will also be live and silent auctions. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Milano Opry House Band, Robert Lawhon, and Paul Schlesinger. To donate to the auction or for more info, call 512-429-0364 or 512-455-7915. All proceeds will go to medical expenses for Murphy.
Cameron Youth Soccer registration is now underway. You can pick up registration forms at Classic Bank, Buckholts State Bank-Cameron, The Cameron Herald, Ben Milam Elementary, and Cameron Elementary/Jr. High school offices. Also, in Rockdale Signs & Photography. Youth ages 4 to 13 are elligible to play. Cost is $40 per player and $30 for second or more players from same family/household. Deadline for registration is September 3 from 5pm to 7pm at Yoe High School Cafeteria. For more information contact 254/482-0680.
The Lunch Bunch will meet on Thursday, September 3, 2015, for its first meeting since the summer break at noon at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. Tom Wiley, Post Commander of VFW Post 2010, will discuss the “Remember Our Fallen” war memorial Texas exhibit that will be on display at VFW Post 2010 September 12 through September 15. The public is invited to attend. Bring a food dish to share for the lunch at noon.
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 34th Annual Founder's Day Celebration in Gause will be September 5th at the Gause Community Picnic Tables. There will be a made from scratch cake and pie contest (items need to be at Gause Baptist Church by 8AM), a trail ride and parade starting at 9AM from Gause ISD, plus plenty of food and other booths. A BBQ supper will be served at 11AM, with plates, sandwiches, and sausage wraps all being sold. There will also be a raffle, sno-cones, ring toss, and other games. This event is sponsored by the Gause Community Improvement Program. For info, call 979-279-2472 or 979-279-5707.
A Pre-Kolache Festival Party will be September 11th at the Expo Center in Caldwell. A Czech meal with Slovacek Sausage, kraut, and other fixings from Texas Country Catering of Snook will be served from 5-7PM. Tickets are $10 each and are pre-sale only. Purchase tickets at Burleson County Chamber of Commerce in Caldwell or Citizens State Bank in Caldwell. After supper, enjoy the music of the Moravians Polka Band from 6-10PM. There will also be a silent auction and quilt raffle.
The Rockdale Rotary Club is sponsoring the 22nd Annual Mike McFalls Memorial Golf Tourney on September 12th at Rockdale Country Club. Tee time is 9AM. Cost is $70 per person. Golfers will play on a 5-person team. For info, call 512-760-5695 or 512-760-5000.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 311 Oaks Street in Marlin will host a Fall Festival, Sunday, September 13th. Fajita Plates will be served from 11AM-1PM at $8 a plate. Dine in or take out. There will be fun for everyone Auction starting at 1:30PM, including: Raffle Drawing, baked goods for sale and game booths. For more information call 254-803-8888.
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
Pleasant Retreat United Methodist Church in Thorndale is hosting a Chili Supper and Live Auction on Saturday, September 26th. Supper is at 5PM and the auction starts at 6:30PM.
You are invited to be a part of the 2nd Annual Senior Expo for Milam County! The Expo will be September 30th from 7AM-1PM at the Rockdale KC Hall. The Milam Health Department, Little River Healthcare, and Standards Home Health will be doing flu shots, glucose screening and blood pressure checks.
The Milano Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have their annual fall garage sale on October 8-10 at the Milano Fire Department/Shelter on Ave. C in Milano. House are October 8-9 from 8AM-5PM, and October 10 from 8AM-2PM. The group is also accepting donations October 1st and 2nd from 8AM-5PM at the station. For info, call 512-455-7915 or 979-224-0227.
The Austin Czech Historical Association presents their 21st annual Cesky Vecer October 17th at the St. Louis Catholic Parish Wozniak Hall in Austin from 6:30-10:30PM. There will be dinner, entertainment, and a silent auction. A Czech buffet dinner beginst at 7PM, with musical entertainment presented by the Kovanda Czech Band of Houston. Tickets are $20 each. For info, call 512-258-4029 or 512-452-7727 Only 200 tickets available for purchase.
Rosebud Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a fundraiser event on October 24th at Westphalia Parish Hall in Westphalia. Happy hour and registration will be from 5-6PM. Dinner of ribeye steaks, baked potato, beans, salad, and dessert will be served from 6-7:30PM. A country music dance will follow. Tickets are $100 per couple. Deadline to get a ticket is October 17th, but act fast, there is a limited number available. To get tickets, call 254-583-7944 or 697-6551 or contact any Rosebud fire fighter. No one under 21 will be allowed into this event. During the evening, there will also be drawings for great prizes, including a gift cards, a TV, Yeti cooler, guns, and more.
The 7th annual Mooreville United Methodist Church Cruizing For Christ Car Show and Swap Meet will be October 24th from 11AM-4PM. Trophies will be awarded for each class. Early entry fee is $20 and at the door is $25. Swap meet spots are $20 for a single and $30 for a double. T-shirts and plaques will go to all entrants. There will also be food, drinks, snacks, raffles, drawings, and entertainment throughout the day. For info, call 254-652-7076
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.