Bulletin Board

November 25
The annual Pre-Thanksgiving Dance with the Praha Brothers will be Wednesday, November 25th at Sefcik Hall. No reservations are required. Doors open at 8PM, and the Polka Party runs until Midnight. Cover is just $5.

November 25
There will be a Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 25th from 8:30AM-Noon at Yoe High Cafeteria. Give blood, earn points, and get rewards for donating. Cameron Student Coundil has teamed with Carter Blood Care to bring the Blood Drive to Yoe High. For info or to schedule an appointment, call 697-3902 or send an email to abvargas@cameronisd.net or adent@cameronisd.net

December 1
The Milam County Sheriff's Office will host a Blood Drive on December 1st from 8AM-Noon. All donors will receive a gift. For info, call 697-7063.

December 5
Lexington EMS will have the Florida Boys on December 5th at 7PM at Lexington Elementary School. For tickets, call 979-773-4018.

December 5
An account has been set up for the Gerald Davenport Family. Due to a serious illness, the family needs financial help to cover medical expenses. To donate, go to Rockdale Federal Credit Union in Rockdale. A benefit is planned for December 5th.

December 5
Celebrate Christmas in Milam County on December 5th with an array of activities throughout the County. Start out with Breakfast with Santa from 7:30-10AM at the Patterson Center in Rockdale. Tickets are $5 and must be purchased in advance. Starting at 10:15AM is Painting with Santa at the Patterson Center. Cost of the painting event is $20. From Noon-6PM, shop at Wolf Park. The Rockdale ISD Tigers will host Crafts for Kids from 1-4PM. And Santa and Mrs. Claus will be hosting Christmas at the Depot from 4-6PM. The Rockdale Christmas Parade starts at 6:30PM. The Milano Christmas Parade starts at 10:30AM. In Thorndale, there will be Arts, Crafts, and Food vendors starting at 9AM. Santa Claus makes an appearance at 11AM, and a parade wraps up the day at 1:30PM. In Cameron, Arts, Crafts, and Food vendors will be set up starting at 4:30PM in downtown. The parade starts at 5PM.

December 6
The 23rd Annual Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Polka Fest will be Sunday, December 6th. Mass is at 10AM. Plates of Fried Chicken and Sausage will be available after Mass. Adults and to-go plates are $10 and kids are $4. There will also be a silent auction, all at the Chamber of Commerce Hall in Ellinger. Plus, from 1-6PM, there will be a dance featuring the Dujka Brothers and the Red Ravens. Dance tickets are $10.

December 8
The Special Needs Support Group Annual Christmas Party will be Tuesday, December 8th from 6-8PM at the Patterson Center in Rockdale. Fellowship with family, friends, food, music, bingo, face painting, arts and crafts, games, door prizes, and to hear a Christmas story. For questions, call 512-446-4910 or 512-626-6583 or 512-446-5408

December 10
ALCOA Retirees of Rockdale Annual Christmas meeting will be Thursday, December 10th at 5PM in the Alcoa Lake Training Center. Attendees should bring canned good donations and their favorite dessert. A traditional holiday meal with turkey and ham will be served.

December 12
The City of Weir is hosting its 29th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Parade and Celebration on Saturday, December 12th. The parade begins at 2PM, with line up at 12:30PM. Santa will arrive at the end of the parade at the community center on N. Main, where he will be handing out goodies to kids. Refreshments will be provided after the parade. To enter in the parade, call 863-7984. Deadline is December 10th.

December 15
The Milam County District Attorney`s Office is set to sponsor the Tree of Angels. The Tree of Angels Ceremony will take place December 15th at 6PM at 112 W. 1st in downtown Cameron. The ceremony is observed every year in programs across Texas and enables survivors of violent crimes and victimís families to place an angel ornament on a special tree in support of or in memory of a loved one. Members of the armed services will also be honored. The public is invited to attend and support the victims and their families and the fallen and injured soldiers. Participants are asked to bring an angel ornament tagged with the first and last name of the person to be remembered. Refreshments will be available. For information, call the DA`s office at 697-7013.


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.

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