Annual Community Thanksgiving meal planned Nov. 22 at Gause Baptist

By WANDA LEE Reporter correspondent

The annual Community Thanksgiving dinner will be held on Sunday, Nov. 22 at the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center. The meal is free to all attending. Turkey and dressing with all the trimmings will be served started at 11 a.m. Remember, you that had a certain responsibility last year, it's your responsibility again this year.

The food has all been donated, except for desserts which we will need you in the community to furnish. We will need all of our help as in years past to make this a success.

After you've gone home and had a good nap, everyone is invited to the Gause Baptist Church for the annual Community Thanksgiving worship service at 6 p.m.

Gause 4-H Club will have a bake sale at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 on the porch of Coats Grocery. You also have until that time to place a candle order from the 4-H club. These are a soyblended candles and 15 ounce candles are $15.

This will be the end of our annual fund-raising time and we certainly appreciate all the help from our community and surrounding towns who have been so generous in their support of the Gause 4-H Club.

Remember that Saturday, Nov. 7 is the last day to place orders for barbecue briskets from Gause Baptist Church. Eugene Baumann will do the cooking. You can pick up the briskets at Coats Grocer y on Nov. 12-13. Call Eugene to place your order at 979-279-3284.

All are invited to a Veterans Day program at the Gause ISD cafeteria at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. This is open to everyone, especially our veterans.

Gause Community Improvement Program (CIP) met Monday. The monthly meeting was conducted by president Wanda Lee, while Dorsie Wilson read the minutes and Delores Fisher gave the financial report.

Old business was reviewed and new discussed, including the CIP members' part in the annual Community Thanksgiving dinner. They then discussed plans for the annual CIP Christmas program and lunch on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Gause Community Center.

The program will start at 11 a.m., followed by a covered dish turkey and dressing dinner. The meat will be furnished by the CIP, those attending are asked to bring a side dish and dessert. The program for the morning was discussed and decided upon by members. The next CIP meeting is at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7 at the community center.

The Blakely family reunion was held over the weekend on family land out from town. Family members and friends began gathering on Friday evening with a great meal of stew, rice, corn bread and peach cobbler prepared by Ab Woods. Saturday the menu was barbecue of all kind with lots of trimmings. The group spent the day visiting and recalling memories, and even had karaoke that a large number of them participated in.

Ron Finch and wife Evie from Menlan Nevada arrived early, spending several days before the reunion with Ron's aunt Mildred Simmons.

Mike Rains has been a patient in Hermann Hospital in Houston with kidney problems.

Darlene Anglen entered the hospital in Bryan on Monday morning and spent the day having test done and more followed on Tuesday. We hope she is up and about real soon.

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