You are invited to Build a Tree, hosted by Faith Sisterhood, Marlow WMU, and Feeders of the Lambs at Marlow Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on December 12th at 6:30PM. A minimum of $5 in canned goods or a monetary donation are being accepted for a ticket. Dinner will be provided. For info, call 482-0019
Alcoa Retirees Christmas meeting will Thursday, December 12th at Alcoa Lake Training Center. Set up is at 4PM, doors open at 5PM, with the meal and meeting at 6PM. The meeting is open to all Alcoa retirees and surviving spouses. They are invited to bring a dessert. There will be a gift exchange as well.
The Yoe Band Booster Club annual Poinsettia Sale runs through December 11th. Poinsettias are $13 each. Pick up orders December 14th from 8-10AM at the Yoe Band Hall. To order, call any band member, booster, or officer. Or call 254-455-2412, 254-931-4439, 254-627-0650, or 254-697-1710
Christmas in the City in Downtown Rockdale will be Saturday, December 14th from 9AM-6PM. There will be all kinds of kids' activities, balloon art with the Shriner Clowns, face painting, shopping, and the Kiddie Train. In addition, there will be arts and crafts, local entertainment & dancing, the lighting of the tree at 5:30PM, plus a quilt show, story time, and coffee and desserts. Santa is also expected to make an appearance from 4-6PM.
The 8Th Annual "Buddy Oney" Toy Run, brought to you by The Bad To The Bone Riders of Rockdale, will take place this year on December 14th at The Ranch at 415 W. Hwy 79 in Rockdale. This annual ride in honor of the late Buddy Oney benefits the needy children of Milam County by giving 100% of the proceeds to The Milam County C.P.S. (Child Protective Services) and The Rockdale Christmas Round up. Our Registration begins at 9am with first Bike out at 11am. The ride fee is $15 for 1 rider and $20 with a passenger or a new toy valued at $20. Ride fee does include food after ride for all Partisipants of the ride. There will be Longsleeve ride t-shirts for sale by pre order only for $25. The order deadline is November 4th. To order call (512)-698-2784. For more information about this ride please contact Charles Starr @ (512)-540-2561 or Neal Ferrell @ (512)-299-7446
The Milam County Sheriff's Office will host a blood drive at 512 N. Jefferson on Monday, December 16th from 9AM-1PM. To sign up, call 697-7063. Donors will get a free t-shirt, coupons for free games of bowling, and chances to win hotel stays.
Project 4 Way will be hosting it's 1st Annual 3v3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, December 21st at the Cameron Junior High Gymnasium. All proceeds to the tournament would go towards the 2014 Project 4 Way Scholarship fund to be awarded to a deserving member of the 2014 graduating class of Yoe High School.
The 16th Annual Chamber Christmas Basketball Classic will be held Dec. 27-28, 2013 at Cameron ISD. Area schools will be participating in this 2-day basketball tournament which will see 11 boys and 12 girls teams from the Central Texas area. If you enjoy good high school basketball, be sure to come. Two day tickets: adults - $10; students - $6; and One day tickets: adults - $6; students - $4. For more information please contact the Cameron Chamber of Commerce at 254.697.4979 or come by the office at 102 E. First St.
On Going Events
The Cameron Yoemen Booster Club meets every Monday at 7pm at the Yoe Field House.
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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