Jim Troxcell, minister at Battetown Baptist Church, will entertain the Lunch Bunch with a comedy performance at their March meeting on Thursday, March 5th, at noon at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. The public is invited to attend. Bring a food dish to share for the lunch at noon.
Miracles for Macade will host a fundraising event on Saturday, March 14th at Cameron VFW. There will be a BBQ chicken dinner and silent auction from 5-7:30PM. Tickets are $10 each. Plates are dine-in or to-go. Starting at 8PM, there will be a dance and live auction. Dance tickets are $15 pre-sale or $20 at the door. Kids dance tickets are $5. For tickets or info, call 254-455-0085. Drop off donations can be made at Nana's Embroidery and More. Macade Patzke is a 6-year-old Cameron ISD student diagnosed with Wilm's Tumor. Proceeds will go toward medical expenses.
Bell Extension Education Association will hold a benefit for Bell County 4-H and scholarships. There will be a drawing for a Hand Quilted Queen size Quilt and tickets are $1 per ticket or 6 for $5 and are available at the Bell county Extension office, (254-933-5305) or from an Extension Education Member. You need not be pressent to win. The drawing will be held at the Annual BEEA Style Show held on March 14th at the Expo Center in Belton. Tickets for the Style Show are $10, with childen under 5 admitted free. For a reserved table call 254-931-5657. The style show will be narrated by Betty Thrasher with Cochra, Blair & Potts. Show begins at 11 a.m. at the Bell County Expo in Belton. Ticket deadline is March 9th.
Come Alive in 15, Presented by Peace 107, will be March 14th and 15th at Rockdale Fair Park. Gates open from 10AM-9PM on the 14th and 11AM-9PM on the 15th. Admission is free. Among the bands highlighted are Michael James Band, Matt Adler, Unspoken, Jackson Butler, Wallace Family Band, Whitlee Casey, My Savior Story, JJ Weeks Band, and We Are Vessel.
Relay for Life will have a meeting March 24th at 6PM at Smoking Oak BBQ in Milano. Teams and Survivors can sign up online at www.relayforlife.org/milamcotx . For any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Relay for Life will Paint the County Purple on March 27th. The are selling shirts beginning February 18th. Shirts are $15 each. Email email@example.com or call 512-760-7194 to place an order.
Relay for Life will host a survivor dinner March 30th at 6PM at Full Gospel Church in Rockdale. Teams and Survivors can sign up online at www.relayforlife.org/milamcotx . For any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Milano Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have their annual Spring Garage Sale on April 9-11. The building will be open April 1-2 and the week of April 6 from 8AM-5PM to take donations. The group will also come pick up your donations if you are unable. Garage sale times are 8AM-5PM April 9 and 10, and 8AM-2PM April 11. The sale will be held at the new Milano Fire Station and Shelter. For info or to schedule a donation pickup, call 512-446-5110 or 979-224-0227.
Relay For Life of Milam County will be April 11th and 12th at Apache Pass in Rockdale, from Noon to Midnight. Sign up at relayforlife.org/milamcotx or call 512-919-1810.
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 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.