Bulletin Board

August 19
Cameron Elementary School's Meet the Teacher Night will be Tuesday August 19th from 6:00-7:30. All 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students and their families are invited to the school to meet their teacher and bring in their school supplies.

August 19
Cameron Junior High's Meet the Teacher and Open House will be Tuesday, August 19th from 5-6:30PM. Orientation for 6th-8th grades will begin at 5:30PM. Everyone is invited.

August 25
Milam County Fire Chiefs Association Annual Gun Raffle will be held August 25th at 8AM. Tickets are $10 each and are available through any Milam County fire department. You do not have to be present to win. Prizes include: Mossberg 30-06, Savage 30-06, Remington 12 ga, Remington 30-06, Winchester 12 ga, Mossberg 12 ga, Henry Golden Boy 22, Ruger 10/22, Ruger 22, and WalMart gift card. For info, call 697-1491.

Through August 29
the senior celebration class of 2015 will be selling “OYE” Logos that can be painted on your driveway or sidewalks whether it is a business or a residence for just $20. All proceeds go to Senior Celebration 2015. Show you YOE pride. Contact KeKe Sims 254-760-4220 or Nancy Tucker 254-482-1287, Danica Lara 254-627-9707.

August 29
The public is invited to a retirement reception for longtime Milam County Extension Agent Cheryl Walker on Friday, August 29th from 2-4PM at the Cameron Chamber of Commerce.

August 30
Team Little Steven will host a 5K run/walk fundraiser Saturday, August 30th at Ledbetter Park in Cameron. Registration and check-in will be at 7:30AM, with the run/walk to start at 9AM. Register before August 15th and get a t-shirt. 4-year-old Steven was diagnosed with Leukemia 2 years ago and is in treatment and in remission. Proceeds will go to the family for medical expenses.

September 1
The Milam County Democrats would like to invite the public to their LABOR DAY PICNIC to be held on Labor Day in the Cameron and Rockdale Parks. In Cameron meet the candidates in City Park at the pavilion from 9AM to Noon. Refreshments will be available along with the Democratic candidates. Come and meet them and tell them about your issues with local government. The Picnic will move to Veterans Park in Rockdale from 3PM to 6PM. The public will have a second opportunity to visit with the candidates on the Nov 4th ballot. Refreshment will be served.

Through September 4
Cameron Youth Soccer registration is now under way. You may pick up registration forms at Classic Bank, Buckholts State Bank – Cameron, The Cameron Herald, Ben Milam Elementary, and Cameron Elementary/Jr High school offices. Also, in Rockdale at Rockdale Signs & Photography. Youth ages 4 to 13 are eligible to play. Cost is $40 per player and $30 for second or more players from same family/household. Deadline for registration is September 4th from 5 to 7pm at Yoe High School Cafeteria. For more information contact 254.482.0680.

September 6
Kristi's Krusaders 5th Annual MS Rally for the Walk will be Saturday, September 6th at Nat's in Milano. Registration is 9AM, cost is $20 per rider or $25 with a passenger. Meals will be included in the cost. First bike out is 11AM and last bike in is 4PM. An auction kicks off at 5PM, with music to follow. BBQ plates will be available for $8 beginning at Noon.

October 4
Get ready for the Annual Arts & Crafts Fair& Fun Run on Saturday, October 4th! The 41st Annual Arts & Crafts Fair is underway. Vendor registration forms are available and booths are already
starting to sell at a steady pace. 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 don’t forget, the 21st Annual Fun Run held in conjunction with the Arts & Crafts Fair. The Fun Runis held in Downtown Cameron and will begin at 8AM October 4th. Registration forms will be ready later this month. Proceeds from the Fun Run will be donated to the Milam County Crime Stoppers. For more information please contact 254.697.4979

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.elcaminotradedays.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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