Bulletin Board

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.

April 19
There will be a free community wide Easter Egg Hunt on April 19th at Grace Church in Cameron at 2PM. There will be prizes galore and over 7,000 eggs.

April 20
Cameron Volunteer Fire Department will have their annual Easter BBQ chicken meal on Easter Sunday, April 20th. Plates will be to go from 11AM-1PM. Tickets are $8 each and include a half chicken, beans, potato salad, pickles, and bread.

April 21
Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Milam County on April 21st for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor all Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year. Muster Activities will begin at 6pm at 44 Farms in Cameron with a meal followed by a visit with Red Cashion, former NFL Referee. All former and current students, their families, and friends of Texas A&M University are invited to attend. Tickets are $12 each and are available at Ideal Poultry. For info call 512-430-0138.

April 18-22
Yoe Jr. High and High School cheerleaders will have a raffle drawing April 22nd. The winner will get admission to all home Yoemen sporting events in 2014-15, reserved parking for all home varsity football games, and t-shirt, and stadium seats. You need not be present to win. Get your tickets until April 18th. Tickets are $10 each. For info, contact a cheerleader or 627-1755.

April 1-30
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. Milam County Child Protective Services and the CPS Board have worked to provide opportunities for children, including: Christmas gifts, clothes, toys, school needs, and much more. For information or to find out how you can help, email sondra_a@sbcglobal.net. And if you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call 800-252-5400

April 26th
Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Temple will have a polka Mass on Saturday, April 26th, beginning at 5 p.m. Mass will be celebrated by Monsignor Louis Pavilek and will be hald at Holy Trinity High School. Following the Mass a meal will be served and a dance will begin at 7 p.m. Music will be by the Taylor Czech Chorus and Musicians. Advance tickets for the meal and dance are $15.00 each and can be purchased by calling the school at 254 771-0787. Tickets also available at the door that day for $20 each. Proceeds will benefit Holy Trinity Catholic High School, which is located at 6608 West Adams Avenue in Temple.

April 26
Milano Lodge #605 AF&AM present their 14th annual 18-hole golf tournament to benefit their scholarship fund, Saturday, April 26th at Cameron Country Club. Tee off is 9AM, with registration at 8AM. USGA rules apply, with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. There will also be additional mini-games throughout. Lunch and drinks will be provided. Entry fee is $40 per player. For info, call 512-455-7915, 512-446-5450, or 512-567-2038

April 28
Milam County Public Health Preparedness will host volunteer training April 28th from 6-7:30PM at Bea's Kitchen. Everyone is encouraged to attend to learn about the Emergency Notification System, Risk Assessment, and much more. Drinks and snacks will be available. RSVP to 697-7092 or 697-7060.

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.

May 2-3
The American Legion Auxiliary will host a garage sale May 2nd and 3rd at the Legion Hut at Ledbetter Park in Cameron. The sale will be 8AM-5PM May 2nd and 8AM-2PM May 3rd. For donations, call 605-4001.

May 3
The 9th Annual SPJST Car Show and Czech Heritage Celebration is Saturday, May 3rd at SPJST Lodge 47, Seaton Star Hall. The event is open to the public, and no admission will be charged. Car show registration opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 10:30 a.m. Judging begins at 11 a.m., and awards are at 3 p.m. A variety of vendor booths will display arts and crafts, services, and auto-related products. Adult and youth non-professional and professional bakers are encouraged to enter the kolache baking contest. Classes include fruit, cheese, and poppy seed. Winners will receive trophies, ribbons, and cash awards. Registration is from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Other activities include kidsí fun area, build-a-scarecrow, and a silent auction. Czech Heritage Museum and SPJST Education and Nature Center volunteers will have special displays available like sauerkraut-making, noodle-making, quilting, lacemaking, and símores. Food and drinks will be
available throughout the day. The Praha Bros. polka band will play from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. SPJST District Two Beseda Dancers will perform at 1 p.m. A kolache eating contest is set for 1:15 p.m., and a live auction will begin at 1:30 p.m. Local singing sensation Amya Rodriguez will entertain at 2:30 p.m.

May 17
The Cameron Dewberry Festival Open Horseshoe Tournament will be Saturday, May 17th at Wilson Ledbetter Park. Sign-up is at 9AM, with pitching at 10AM. Entry fee is $20 per team. Cash prizes will be awarded. For info, call 254-482-3186.

May 19
The Yoe High School Spring Sports Banquet will be Monday, May 19th, 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.

May 17
The 18th Annual Cameron Dewberry Festival is set for Saturday, May 17th at Wilson Ledbetter Park. Anyone interested in registering for an arts, crafts, or food booth should call the Chamber of Commerce. Entertainment will include the Youth Fishing Tourney, Classic Car Show, door prizes, silent auction, and much more. Plus don't forget to enter the Dewberry Cake and Cobbler cook off. A hoseshoe tourney and bicycle parade are also scheduled. For info, call the Chamber, 697-4749.

June 15
Applications are being accepted for the Christine Holcombe Memorial Scholarship. Funds for this scholarship were raised at the Mardi Gras Bash held in March. Applicants must have completed at least one year of college and must be a former Milam county resident or have graduated from a Milam county high school. Applications are due by June 15th. To obtain an application please email cholcombememorial@gmail.com. For more information please call 201-403-8185.

June 21
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. No glass containers allowed. 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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