Bulletin Board

October 2
Attorney Ross Watson will introduce himself to the Lunch Bunch on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at noon at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. The public is invited to attend. Bring a food dish to share for the lunch at noon.

October 3
The Cameron VFW will host a fun night of Blues Music on October 3rd at the Cameron VFW. The dance starts at 8PM. Music is being provided by DJ Mr. D. The bar will be open and there is no cover!

October 4
Get ready for the Annual Arts & Crafts Fair & Fun Run on Saturday, October 4th! The 41st Annual Arts & Crafts Fair is underway. If you are interested in being a vendor you can get a registration form at the Chamber office at 102 E. First St. or online at www.cameron-tx.com. And donít forget, the 21st Annual Fun Run held in conjunction with the Arts & Crafts Fair. The Fun Run is held in Downtown Cameron and will begin at 8AM October 4th. Proceeds from the Fun Run will be donated to the Milam County Crime Stoppers. For more information please contact 254.697.4979

October 5
Thorndale Masonic Lodge #978 will have their annual Fish Fry Fundraiser on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Thorndale Firemenís Hall, serving will begin at 11:00 am and will continue till sold out. Plates are $ 9.00. You can eat at the hall or get your plates to go. Everyone is invited to come out and support the local masonic lodge and get yourself a delicious plate of Fried Fish.
Desserts will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Thorndale Lodge Scholarship Fund.

October 7
Cameron Police and Winnie L Nursing Home have joined forces to host National Night Out, a community crime prevention kick off event. National Night Out will be October 7th from 5-7PM at the Winnie L Nursing Center at 2104 N. Karnes. All residents and families of Cameron are invited to join Cameron Police and the nursing center staff and residents for the free event. There will be free hot dogs and drinks, pop corn, snow cones, and lots of giveaways. Activities include a bounce house, clowns, car show, music and more. For info, call Cameron Police or Winnie L.

October 8
Yoe High and the Yoemen Athletic Boosters invite the public to the Tiger Car Bash on October 8th starting at 7PM. Come out and show your support, along with the Yoe High Cheerleaders and Band, while we bash the Tiger car on our way to beating the Tigers on Friday Night.

October 9-11
The Milano Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have their annual Fall Garage Sale on October 9-11. Thursday and Friday hours are 8AM-5PM, with Saturday hours from 8AM-1PM. The sale will be at the new Milano Fire Department Building/Shelter at 305 E. Ave. C along TX36/US79. The building will be open October 2-3 to accept donations for the sale. For info, call 512-446-5110 or 979-224-0227,

October 11
The Project 4-Way Movement will host the 1st annual Battle of the Bell 5k Walk/Run on Saturday, October 11th, in Cameron. The event starts at Cameron Airport Park. Check in begins at 8AM, with the race to start at 9AM. The event coincides with the annual Battle of the Bell football game. Fans are encouraged to wear their team colors to the race. The event is open to all ages and skill levels. Cost is $20 and each participant gets a t-shirt. Day-of registration is $25. Kids under 10 will be free. Proceeds will go towards Project 4-Way scholarships. For info, pick up a registration packet at Cameron Chamber of Commerce or email project4way@gmail.com.

October 19
There will be a turkey and dressing dinner on Sunday, October 19th at SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church Parish Hall in Granger. Serving starts at 11AM, with takeout available. Plates are $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Musical entertainment will start at 11AM, with Bingo to kick off at 2PM.

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 New Salem Building 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 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.

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.


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

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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