The Cameron Yoe Booster Club is selling 2013 State Championship Football Plaques. The cost of the plaques are $35 and can be bought from Coach Rhoades in the Fieldhouse. We only purchased fifty of these plaques and there is about thirty-five left.
March 7-April 11
The Rockdale KC’s will be serving fish fry dinners with all the trimmings for $8 a plate (includes tea & dessert) every Friday in March, & April 4th & 11th at the KC Hall. Dine-in or take-out.
The 2nd Annual Yoe boys and girls soccer camp will be March 10-12 at the track. Ages 2nd grade through 7th grade are welcome to participate. Registration is now open. Call 254-366-6287 or 254-493-2135.
The first meeting of the Alcoa Retirees for 2014 will be Thursday, March 13th at the Alcoa Lake Training Center. Doors open at 5PM, with a meal at 6PM. Dessert group will be A-L. During the meeting, there will be election of officers.
The Central Texas Prostate Cancer Forum will meet Thursday, March 13. The program will be presented by the pastoral Care Department at Scott & White Healthcare. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. in Room 111 in the Scott & White Medical Education Building, located on the main campus off of 31st Street in Temple. The Forum is open to the public, for more information about the Prostate Cancer Forum call the Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center, 724-3879.
Milano Senior Citizens will have the Florida Boys, a Gospel signing group, at the Civic Center in Milano Friday, March 14th at 7:30PM. For info, call 512-455-3420.
An historic theater in Rockdale is set to be unveiled as a Recorded Texas History Landmark this month. Marker dedication ceremonies for Rockdale's historic Kay Theater will be 10AM March 15th. The Texas Historical Commission is bestowing its highest honor on the Kay Theater because of its special importance in Texas History. The Kay originally opened in 1947, closed in 1962, and underwent restoration in 2004.
There will be a food preservation workshop March 19th from 9AM-1:30PM at New Salem Building at Rockdale Fair Grounds. The workshop will consist of water bath canning, jams, jellies, preserves, hands on activities, pressure canning, lunch, and more. For info, call 697-7045.
The Temple Founder Lions Club 75th Annual Lions Follies show will be March 21st and 22nd at the Cultural Activities Center at 3011 N. 3rd in Temple. Doors open that Friday at 6PM, with the show at 7PM. Then Saturday, they will have a matinee at 2PM, followed by a regular showing at 7PM. Seats are $10 each to the regular shows and $5 each for the matinee. There will also be prizes galore and live and silent auctions too. Get tickets at the CAC, Paper Graphics Printing, Temple Veterinary Hospital, and Laure White Interior Design. For info, call 773-5215
Cameron Police will host their annual BBQ Shootout March 21st and 22nd at Wilson Ledbetter Park in Cameron. There will be a Margarita Mix Off and Chili Cook Off Friday followed by a horseshoe tournament and BBQ Cook Off Saturday. There will also be Space Walk, free to the public. For info, visit www.CTBABBQ.com or call 254-718-7052 or 254-482-3186
The Milam County Aggie Moms will hold their 2nd annual scholarship golf tournament on Saturday, March 22nd at Rockdale Country Club. Entry fee is $60 per player. For more information you can call 512-446-4013 or 512-569-1742
The Buckholts Senior Class will host a fundraiser dinner March 23rd from 11AM-2PM at the Buckholts Cafeteria. BBQ plates of chicken, potato salad, beans, dessert, and a drink will be $7.50 each. Proceeds will benefit the Senior Class trip.
The Bell Extension Education Association’s ninth annual “Luncheon with Style” will present “Styles and Smiles” on March 29th at the Bell County Expo Center, 11:00 a.m., in the first floor Assembly Hall. A baked potato luncheon will precede the style show of fashions provided by Dillards’ and narrated by their manager, John Bittrick. 4-H youth will again participate in the show. Funds generated from the show will be used for community service and educational support for Bell County 4-H projects, scholarships, and the Bell County Youth Fair. Advance tickets before March 21st ($10.00 for adults and $7.00 for ages 7 and under) are available by calling the Bell County Extension Office (254) 933-5303 or from Bell EEA members. Reserved tables ($96.00 for a table of 8) are available by calling Gayle Pomykal at (254) 742-5431 or by writing a check to Bell EEA and mailing it to her at 4069 Red Ranger Rd., Temple, TX 76501
Salem Lutheran Church and Brazos River Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans are combining their resources to host a BBQ fundraiser and silent auction on Sunday, March 30th from 11AM-2PM at Seaton Star Hall in Seaton. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. Plates of BBQ beef, sausage, beans, potato salad, slaw, dessert, and tea will be available for $9.
Relay For Life of Milam County is being held Saturday, April 5th from Noon- Midnight at Apache Pass on FM 908. Sign your team up now by going online to www.relayforlife.org/milamcotx.
Bicycle Safety Rodeo will be April 12th, 9:30AM-11:30AM at Milam County Sheriff's Department parking lot. Free to all, just bring your bike to participate. For info, call 254-697-2971.
The 13TH Annual MARC RUN brought to you by The Bad To The Bone Riders of Rockdale will take place April 12th at The Ranch, 415 W. Hwy 79 in Rockdale. This annual ride benefits The M.A.R.C. (Milam Adult Resource Center) of Milam County Located here in Rockdale. M.A,R.C. serves all Milam County Adult Residents with Physical and Learning Disabilities. The 2014 Ride will Start and Stop at The Ranch. Ride Registration begins at 9AM with first Bike out at 11AM. The ride fee is $20 for rider and $25 with a passenger. The Ride fee includes a BBQ Meal with all the trimmings. There will also be plates for $8 starting at 11:30AM till sold out. There will be Longsleeve and Pocket ride t-shirts for sale by pre order only for $25 with an order deadline of March 3rd by calling Cynthia @ (512)-698-2784. They will have Shortsleeve ride shirts for $20 the day of the ride. The last Bike in will be at 4PM at The Ranch. Beginning at 4:30PM a Live Auction will begin. There will also be a 50/50 Drawing, D.J.Music and Door prizes. For more information about this ride please contact Charles Starr @ (512)-540-2561 or Neal Ferrell @ (512)-299-7446.
April 28-May 10
Early voting for the City of Cameron will be at City Hall on April 28th through May 2nd, and May 5th and 6th. A branch voting location will also be set up at Yoe High School on May 5th. Election Day voting on May 10th will be 7AM-7PM at Cameron ISD. Applications for mail-in ballots should be sent to Amy Harris, Early Voting Clerk, Box 833, Cameron, TX. Applications are due May 1st.
The Yoe High School Spring Sports Banquet will be Monday, May 6th, from 6-9PM at the high school cafeteria and Performing Arts Center. The meal will start at 6PM, with the ceremony in the PAC at 7PM.
The first Gause School 1950s schoolmates reunion will be held June 21st from 10AM-3PM at Gause Community Park. Anyone that attended Gause School between 1950 and 1960 is welcome to attend. Bring your own food, chairs, and whatever else you wish. This event is intended to be a casual get together of 1950s schoolmates.
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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