Bulletin Board

August 27
The monthly Milano Junction Country Jamboree will be held at 7PM August 27th at the Milano Civic Center. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the country and gospel music. Admission is free and refreshments will be available.

August 30
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Bell and Milam County and the Central Texas Soil and Water Conservation District cordially invite the public to attend their Fiscal Year 2017 Local Working Group (LWG) meeting August 30, 2016, from 9:30 Ė 10:30 a.m. The purpose of this annual LWG meeting is to bring together conservation stakeholders to discuss conservation topics and issues, and to set local conservation priorities to help farmers, ranchers and private landowners conserve and manage the natural resources. The meeting also updates attendees on recent conservation efforts and allows for an opportunity to collect public input to help guide future conservation activities. For info, call 697-4749.

September 1
The Lunch Bunch will meet on Thursday, September 1st for the first meeting since the summer break at noon at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. Randy Dixon, Cameron Chief of Police, will provide information about the new facilities for the Cameron Police Department. The public is invited to attend. Bring a food dish to share for the lunch at noon.

September 10
Preparation of 50,000 kolaches is underway for the 32nd Annual Kolache Festival to be held in downtown Caldwell, Texas on Saturday, September 10th. The one-day event will take place from 9AM to 5PM and covers the courthouse square and spills over into the adjoining streets and businesses. The day-long festival features continuous entertainment on one main stage, featuring several bands including the Shiner Hobo Band and the Praha Brothers. Chris Rybak and Fritz Hodde and the Fabulous Six will be playing at the North Stage (Corner Main & Fox St). 200 plus juried arts and crafts vendors scattered throughout the festival. Donít miss the Kolache-eating contest scheduled at 11AM. Please do not bring your pets. For more information visit www.BurlesonCountyTx.com or call (979) 567-0000.

September 11
The Annual Homecoming Picnic at SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Marak will be Sunday, September 11th. Mass is at 10:15AM, with dinner at 11AM. Plates of home fried chicken and sausage with all the trimmings will be $10 each. Drive through and to-go will be available. Games kick off at Noon. The Praha Brothers will play from 12:30-3:30PM and a live auction will follow.

September 30
Dinner Tonight! a Healthy Cooking School Lunch and Learn Experience will be September 30th at Bea's Kitchen from Noon-1PM. Cost for the class is $15. Students will learn to prepare easy, nutritious, cost efficient meals. Each student also gets to take home recipe cards and sample various dishes. For more info, contact the Milam County Extension Office at 697-7045.

October 1
Grace Church at 808 W 16th Street in Cameron will host a Family Fun Festival Saturday, October 1st, from 9AM-5PM with Live music, BBQ plates, Craft and Vendor Booths, & Carnival Games for the kids! Make plans to bring your family and friends and enjoy the day! If you're interested in renting a 15X15 space (rental fee is only $25) for your crafts, food or specialty item, Please contact Lonnie Yates at 254-482-0855 or visit our website at www.gracechurchcameron.org

October 5
You are invited to be a part of the 3rd Annual Senior Expo for Milam County! The Expo will be Wednesday, October 5th from 9AM-2PM at the Cameron VFW Hall. The Milam County Health Department, Little River Healthcare, and Standards Home Health will be doing flu shots, glucose screening and blood pressure checks.

October 6-8
The Milano Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have their annual Fall Garage Sale October 6-8 at the fire station on Ave. C in Milano. Hours are 8AM-5PM on Thursday and Friday and 8AM-2PM on Saturday. For questions or make donations, call 512-446-5110 or 512-455-7915.

October 29
Cameron VFW Post 2010 is hosting their annual Hunters Raffle. Up for grabs is a 2016 ODES 4-door, 5-seat Dominator-X ATV. Tickets are $20 each, 17 for $300, or 30 for $500. The drawing will be held October 29th at 8PM at the Cameron VFW. For tickets, call 627-0179, 295-6222, or 697-8646.

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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 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.

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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