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INSTALLED—Elgin Noon Lions past-president Jeff Coffee (R) installed Milano Evening Lions Club officers June 18 at the Milano senior center. From left, Bill McMinn, vice-president; Nell McMinn, secretary; Arthur Kelley, president, presented a certificate of appreciation to Coffee. INSTALLED—Elgin Noon Lions past-president Jeff Coffee (R) installed Milano Evening Lions Club officers June 18 at the Milano senior center. From left, Bill McMinn, vice-president; Nell McMinn, secretary; Arthur Kelley, president, presented a certificate of appreciation to Coffee. News from area clubs and organizations is published free of charge in The Reporter. Send news items to bill@rockdalereporter. com, or fax to 446-5317. Deadline is 5 p.m. Monday.

Monthly jamboree Saturday at Milano

MILANO—The monthly Milano Country and Gospel Jamboree, sponsored by the Milano Senior Citizens, will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 27 in the Milano Civic Center.

Tina Galbreat h, publicist, said visitors and musicians are welcome and admission is free. Refreshments will be available.

Rainwater Harvesting' topic for garden club

Crown Garden Club's June meeting was at the home of Patricia McKee who presented a program on "Rainwater Harvesting" for landscaping use, complete with examples of storage collection tanks.

The group decided to make a donation to the Kay Theatre Foundation's renovation project.

The club is also continuing its collection of paper for recycling. The container is in the rear parking lot of the One-Stop Center, where only various types of paper (no plastic, no trash) may be deposited for recycling.

Refreshments were served to Evelyn Hirt, Nancy Marburger, Judy Matherne, Carolyn Burford, Peggy Cooke, Wanda Edelmon, Jean Haupt, Euteva Talley, Yvonne Young, Barbara Valek, Martha Newman, Joyce Skinner and Ruth Voyles.

There will be no formal meetings in July or August, but members will meet in July for lunch.— Peggy Cooke, reporter

Chicken fried steak meals set Saturday

THORNDALE—On Saturday, June 27, the Thorndale VFW Auxiliary will sponsor a chicken fried steak dinner during the annual Thorndale BBQ Cookoff.

Serving will begin at 11 a.m. until plates are sold out. The meal will consist of chicken fried steak, new potatoes, seasoned green beans, gravy, bread and iced tea. Plates will be $8 each and desserts will be available for a donation.

The Auxiliary will also have a silent auction during the dinner. "Come enjoy the food and the air-conditioned VFW hall," said Marjorie Menzel, publicist.

Liberty Cemetery Assn. annual meeting July 5

The annual meeting of the Liberty Cemetery Association will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 5, at Liberty Community Church.

"Bring your picnic lunch and join us for a day of relaxing and renewing friendships," said Judy York, publicist.

Those unable to attend are asked to send their cemetery maintenance dues of $20 per individual plot to: Mrs. Frances Gilliland, 4856 FM 3242, Cameron TX 76520.

Music club hosts district meeting

Texas Federation of Music Clubs (TFMC) is made up of nine districts. On Saturday, June 13, District 4, comprised of Rockdale's Matinee Musical Club, Navasota's Music Study Club and Waco's Euterpean Club, held its annual summer conference at First Presbyterian Church in Rockdale.

Twelve members of the district attended the meeting with Rockdale providing morning snacks and a noon salad luncheon.

Call to order was made by District President Doris Ann Stanford of Lorena. Club outgoing presidents and chairs gave reports, including Annette Griesbach of Rockdale, Mary Francis Ross of Bryan and Doris Stanford of Lorena.

Two musical interludes were sung by Matinee member Mary Ray.

Plans were begun for the 2011 TFMC state convention which will be held in Waco. District 4 will be the host district and responsibilities will be divided between the three active senior clubs. The district also has a senior club in Killeen made up of area piano teachers who participate in an annual festival with their students. There are three festivals held in the district each spring for students in numerous events at Navasota, Temple and Waco.

District 4 is a member of the Texas and National Federation of Music Clubs.—Gloria Thrasher, reporter

Sunshine quilters to meet Thursday

Sunshine 'n Shadows Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 25 in the fellowship hall of Meadowbrook Baptist Church.

Program will be "ladies choice," with members helping each other with unfinished projects, according to Eddie Davidson, spokesperson. For more information call 446-6316.


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