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 monthly 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
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.
The Cameron Lions Club has teamed up with the Yoe High School Leo Club and the Cameron Jr. High Leo Club and Ben Milam Elementary for literary awareness. The goal in the drive is to provide books for students to read. The Lions and Leos are asking for new or gently used books to be donated. The grade levels include Pre-K thru 2nd grade. Donations are being accepted at the Yoe High School Kiosk.
The Cameron Thrift Store is hosting several specials. There is a current sale of winter clothes at 50-cents per item. The 3rd week of every month will be a half price sale, and the 4th week of every month will be a 25-item-for$5 sale.
Milam County Junior Livestock Show Buyers Pictures are now available at the Milam County Extension Office. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8AM-Noon and 1-5PM. For info, call 697-7045.
The Knights of Columbus in Westphalia is sponsoring it's annual Community Vet Clinic on Saturday May 25 from 8am to 1pm. Pet vaccinations such as rabies, flea, tick, and heartworms will be available for $8. The event will be held at the Church of the Visitations Parish Hall Pavilion located on Hwy 320 in Westphalia. Refreshments for all will be provided. For more information, you may contact Teresa Jezisek at 254-931-0120.
The Milano Country Junction Jamboree will be Saturday, May 25th at 7PM in the Civic Center. All musicians and listeners are invited. Admission is free. Concessions will be made available.
The Powers Chapel Memorial Day Services will be held Sunday, May 26. The program begins at 10 a.m. Guest speaker is retired U.S. Army Sargent, 1st Class, Allen Freeman. At noon there will be a catered lunch. Advance orders can be made by calling Patsy Huddleston at 254-984-2385.
May 31 & June 1
The 26th Annual Buckholts Cotton Festival will be May 31st and June 1st in Buckholts, sponsored by the Buckholts Betterment Association. The festival kicks off with the BBQ cook off on May 31st. Saturday will include the annual parade, with the Ft. Hood 1st Cavalry Division Color Guard and Horse Detachment. Musical entertainment will include Jenna McDaniel, The Good Ol' Boys, Country to the Bone, Jack Comeaux, and DJ Black. There will be horseshoe and volleyball tournaments, plus tons of arts, crafts, and food booths. In addition, there will be a silent auction and so much more. A dance starts at 8PM.
The Annual Buckholts School Reunion and Homecoming will be June 1st at 10AM at Buckholts SPJST Hall. This is not exclusively for any present and past people of the Buckholts area, but for any and everybody who would like to come. Enjoy a catered BBQ meal from Circle S BBQ from 11:30AM-1PM. Plates are $8 each.
Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 4008 in Belton at 2311 South Pearl Street will be having an inside garage sale on June 1st from 10AM-4PM. Rent a table to sell your wares for $20. To reserve a table, call 254-982-3592. Everyone is invited.
June 2 & 3
Milam Community Theater will hold auditions for their upcoming summer musical, "South Pacific", Sunday, June 2nd & Monday, June 3rd at the Williams Event Center in Cameron. Sunday auditions will be held from 2-5 p.m., and Monday from 7-9 p.m. Betsi Chamlee, of Temple Civic Theater will direct. Rehearsals begin June 4th, and productions will be staged July 27 & 28, and August 3rd & 4th at the Yoe High School Performing Arts Center.
The Little River Catfish Assn. will have a fish fry fundraiser on June 8th at Stewart Pecan Barn on TX95 in Academy. Plates will be served starting at 11AM. Plates are $7 each of $20 for a family pack. Entrees include fish, fries, hush puppies, and slaw. Drinks will be made available. In addition, there will be a bake sale, raffle, and horseshoe tourney. For info, call 254-721-6578, 254-541-0118, or 254-913-8926
June 22, July 13, August 3
The original Rockdale Youth Football League Rockdale Texans will have football and cheer sign-ups on June 22nd, July 13th, and August 3rd from 9AM-Noon each day at Rockdale City Park. You will need to have a copy of the child's birth certificate and their last report card. Cost is $80 for tackle plus a $100 refundable equipment deposit, $60 for flag, and $30 for a jersey. For info, call 512-671-0982 or 512-674-5724
The Milam County Sheriff Office announces that the Brown Santa Golf Tournament had been set for July 20, 2013 at Cameron Country Club. Please come out and support the Brown Santa program that provides Christmas gifts to low income families throughout Milam County. Last year’s the golf tournament had raised almost $5,000.00 which provided gifts to nearly 300 kids. Please mark your calendars to come out and support a successful cause. Hole Sponsorship will be accepted for $100.00. Time and cost of tournament later to be announce.
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.
The Lunch Bunch will begin meeting on the 1st Thursday of each month, beginning September 2nd. Meetings will be held at the family life center in Cameron.
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.
No End Date
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.
Mon & Wed
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.
Once a month the Senior Citizens Group in Milano sponsors a Country Jamboree at the senior center in Milano. There is no charge and refreshments are served for a nominal fee. The event takes place the final Saturday of each month at 7:00PM.
The Scott & White Blood Center is in urgent need of type A blood. The donor center is located in room 115 across form the McLane Dining Room. Hours are Monday -Thursday 9am-6pm. and on Friday 9am-2pm. Call 254-724-HERO or 877-724-HERO. This month donors receive a long sleeve shirt, a squeezie ball, a Blood Bowl point, free rose or $5 discount from Precious Memories, and a chance to win a 2-screen 7-inch car DVD player with controller and games. If you can't donate, recruit 2 people to donate for you and Scott and White will give each of you a shirt and a chance to win the gift card.
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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