Belton VFW Post 4008 at 2311 S. Pearl is hosting a benefit for Raymond and Vicke McLean on Sat. November 22. BBQ plates at $8 will be sold and an auction begins at 1pm. Information at 254-718-8591, 254-368-6939, 254-493-8701.
The Lott Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a spaghetti dinner November 22nd at Noon at the Lott Volunteer Fire Department and civic center. Plates are $8. All proceeds will go to the Lott Volunteer Fire Department for upgrades on tools, equipment and trucks. For tickets stop by Red’s Furniture or contact any firefighter.
Feeders of the Lambs will have a benefit BBQ and silent and live auction on Saturday, November 22nd at 6PM at Marlow Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Admission is $10. Get tickets at Cameron Cleaners, Cameron Tire Store, Sissy's Saddle Shop Cafe, or call 697-6849. Proceeds benefit the Christmas and Summer food programs.
Cameron Area Ministers will host the community wide Thanksgiving Service Sunday night at 6pm. The Service this year will be at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church at the corner of 12th and Jackson staring at 6pm. A finger food fellowship will follow and canned goods for the Thrift Shop will be collected. Everyone is encourged to attend.
Grace Church Ladies Bible Study is sponsoring a coat drive seeking clean, reusable coats to be distributed in Milam County. If you would like to donate that extra coat in your closet, you can drop it in collection boxes located at KMIL, Brookshire Brotehrs, Harlins, K.T. Cleaners and Cameron Cleaners. The deadline for donations is Monday, November 24th.
November 24-December 8
Tag-in and order deadlines for the 2015 Milam County Junior Livestock Show are fast approaching. Lamb and Goat tag-in will be November 24th from 4-6PM at the Youth Expo Building. Swine tag-in is December 6th from 7-9AM at the Youth Expo Building. And the deadline to order Broilers will be December 8th.
The Cameron Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to join them for "A Children’s Christmas". Cameron's Annual Christmas Parade for fun in the decorated historic square in downtown Cameron will be December 6th. Shop at food booths, listen to the music and have your picture taken with Santa (Bring your own Camera). Festivities start at 4:30PM with the parade beginning at 5PM. What a great way to recapture your childhood Christmas spirit with lights, music, floats and Santa! Visit www.cameron-tx.com for Parade Entry Forms and Vendor Applications.
Santa wants you to join him for breakfast! McDonalds and the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce are hosting breakfast with Santa December 6th from 8:30-10AM at the Patterson Center in Rockdale. Tickets are $5 each and must be purchased by December 1st. Get tickets at the Chamber of Commerce, Rockdale Signs, and Farmers Insurance. In addition to breakfast, there will be arts and crafts, and much more.
The Milam County 4H Shooting Sports Club will hold their annual Christmas Party December 7th. For info, call 512-269-9874 or 512-446-2845.
The Milam County & District Attorney’s Office will sponsor the “Tree of Angels” ceremony Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., at the Milam County Museum located at 112 West First Street, downtown Cameron.
The 17th Annual Chamber Christmas Basketball Classic will be held Dec. 29th & 30th at the Cameron ISD gyms. Area schools will be participating in this 2-day basketball tournament which will see 12 boys and 12 girls teams from the Central Texas area. If you enjoy good high school basketball, be sure to come and enjoy. Two day tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students; One day tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.
On Going Events
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 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.