Bulletin Board

December 3
The Special Needs Support Group Annual Christmas Party will be 6-8PM December 3rd at the Rockdale Patterson Center. All are invited to fellowship with friends and family for a catered meal, face painting, cake walk, arts and crafts, and door prizes. For questions, call 512-626-6583 or 512-446-5408.

December 5
Mark your calendars for the annual Cameron Christmas Parade on December 5th through downtown Cameron. This year's theme is Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree. Shop vendor booths starting at 5:30PM. The parade starts at 6:30PM. The deadline to sign-up for the parade is November 25th. Parade shirts are also on sale now. In conjunction with the parade is a Christmas Decorating Contest. Decorate your business or residence and win an award! To order or sign-up, contact the Cameron Chamber of Commerce.

December 7
The 14th annual Buddy Oney Toy Run, brought to you by the Bad to the Bone Riders of Rockdale, will take place December 7th. The annual ride benefits needy children of Milam County with proceeds going to the Milam County CPS Board, Milam County Sheriff's Office Brown Santa Program, Thorndale Cares, and the Rockdale Christmas Roundup. The ride kicks off at the Ranch in Rockdale with registration at 9AM and 1st bike out at 11AM. The ride fee is $20 per rider or $25 with a passenger. You can also make a donation of a $25 toy to cover your ride fee. The fee includes food. Long-sleeve shirts are $25 and pre-order only. The deadline to order a shirt is November 4th. To order call, 512-698-2784. Short-sleeve shirts will be available the day of the ride for $20. Last bike in is 4:30PM at the Ranch in Rockdale. After the meal will be a 50-50 drawing, door prizes, and more. For info, call 512-540-2561 or 512-299-7446. In the past 13 years, the ride has raised over $78,000.

December 7
Rosebud-Lott Elementary PTO is hosting the 3rd annual Holiday Market on December 7th from 9AM to 2PM in Travis at the High School Auxiliary Gym. There will be gifts, clothing, jewelry and more! Admission is free! Pictures with Santa will take place from 11AM-1PM. For info, email rosebudlottpto@gmail.com

December 8
The Buckholts Senior Class is having a half BBQ Chicken dinner from 11AM-2PM December 8th at the Buckholts SPJST Hall. Plates are $10 and include half chicken, slaw, beans, and potato salad. Dine in or to go available. For info, call 254-534-9222.

December 12
The upcoming annual Christmas party and meeting of the Rockdale ALCOA Retirees will be Thursday, December 12th, at the Thorndale Memorial Veterans Hall. Doors open at 5PM with a meeting at 5:45PM. A meal will be provided. There is no gift exchange. Please bring canned goods to donate to food banks. All are invited to bring a dessert to share.

December 14th
The remaining 2019 defensive driving classes for 2019 is December 14th. Call or text 254-760-6110 with any questions or concerns and to sign up.

December 14
Cameron VFW presents Jeff Woolsey on December 14th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

December 31
Cameron VFW presents Gordon Collier on December 31st from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $20 per person. The kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.


On Going Events

Cameron Police Department has now started the year round Explorer program. This program is a career oriented learning for life and geared to help encourage interest in all career paths. This program helps students learn the life of a law enforcement officer, life saving techniques, and developmental skills. This program is open to anyone ages 14-20, no arrest history, good moral character, positive references, and must be able to attend meetings and trainings. For more information or to apply stop by the Cameron Police Department at 605 W. 4th St. or call 254-697-6574. Background check may be required and parent permission is required.

Rosebud Senior Center is open from 9AM to Noon, Monday-Friday. We have games (Bingo, Dominoes, Cards, etc.) each day. Box meals are served with a one-day notice. If you live in town and need transportation, please call us and we'll send someone to pick you up and return you to your home. Please call 254-583-4745 for more information.

Camp Gladiator training with Rachel Kirk goes on every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at the Cameron Courthouse starting at 5AM. For more information Call 254-482-0385.

The Milam Regional Farmers Market will be held the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in March through November from 9am to 1pm at The Yards of Cameron. There will be fresh produce, meat, eggs, bread and other baked goodies along with artisans, mushroom logs, crafts, woodworking and much more. Falls County Recycling will also be available to take recycled goods. For more information contact 254-697-4970.

Karaoke will be held Friday at the Cameron VFW Post 2010. The Canteen will also be open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 645PM until .... Dart tourneys will be held every Wednesday and Friday. Alsdo accepting donations for the Scholarship Fund.

There will be washer tournaments benefitting the American Cancer Society on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at Apache Pass in Rockdale. On the 2nd Sunday, bring your partner. On the 4th Sunday, draw for a partner. Tossing starts at 5:15PM with registration at 4:30PM. Cost is $20 per team, double elimination. For info, call 512-760-7194.

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 6PM in 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. Upcoming meetings are Oct 10th, Nov 7th, Dec 12th, Jan 9th, Feb 13th, Mar 6th, Apr 10th, and May 8th.

Monthly Meetings of San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 AF&AM in Cameron, located at 106 West 6th Street, will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month. A meal is at 6:30PM, with the meeting to follow.

Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Milano from 8:30AM-3PM. 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!

Every Thursday 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.

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.

Crafting Galore will meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 12:30-4PM roughly at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center located at 111 N Travis in Cameron. This is a community group for all Handcrafters. If you're working on a project, competed 1 and want to share it, or just looking for ideas or instruction, this is the group for you. Use the side door and bring a small snack to share. Coffee and tea are available.

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