The Lady Yoe Volleyball program is still "digging pink" all throughout October! So far, they've collected right at $7500 for this year's donation to Stage IV Breast Cancer Research and are shooting for $10,000 again! The next opportunity to help out is coming up Wednesday, October 21st for Spirit Night at Mayfield Dairy Queen in Cameron. Mention Spirit Night when you order and part of proceeds are donated to Dig Pink.
The Milam County Cowboy Church will host their annual Men's Gathering at 6PM October 24th. Guest speaker is West Texas Cowboy, musician, author, and actor Jeff Gore. Bring a friend and enjoy a steak dinner, worship music, and fellowship all free of charge. For more infor, call 512-630-1607.
There will be a Memorial Fish Fry in honor of Vicki Kirk Henson from 11AM until sold out October 24th at 4 Oaks Arena. Plates are $10 dine in or to go. Proceeds will cover medical and funeral expenses.
There will be a drive-through BBQ fundraiser dinner to support Buckholts ISD FFA members from 4-7PM October 29th at the Buckholts Agriculture Pavilion. Tickets are pre-sale only and are available from any Buckholts FFA member or at KT Cleaners or Cameron Tire. Plates are $10 and include pulled pork sandwich, bbq beans, salad, a cookie, and water. All proceeds go to Buckholts ISD FFA members.
The Cameron Chamber of Commerce will host a drive through Trunk or Treat event from 4-6PM October 31st on the Downtown Cameron Square. There will be candy, a costume contest, decorating contest, and more. For info, call 254-697-4979
The Christian Sisters of Seaton Brethren Church will host their annual bake sale fundraiser on Saturday, November 7th, from 9AM-2PM at the church in Seaton. Kolaches, cakes, pies, breads, cookies, jellies, homemade canned goods & chicken dressing will be available for sale to go. Pre-orders for chicken dressing only are being taken up to October 26th. Call (254) 913-6056 or (254) 718-5356 to pre-order. Dressing is to be picked up at the church the day of the fundraiser. Sandwiches and home-made soup will be available TO GO ONLY. A handmade quilt and gift cards from businesses will be given away for a love donation of $1 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the many projects the Christian Sisters support. The sale is open to the public. Wearing of mask/face coverings and social distancing are required per CDC guidelines.
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.
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. Prizes will be awarded. 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.