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Alcoa retirees meal
Thursday at KC Hall
Alcoa Retire es w ill host their
Christmas me al at 6 p.m. Thursd
ay, Dec. 10, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, according to
L aNell Spenc e, spokesper son.
“A turkey a nd dressing mea l
wil l be served and re ti rees need
to bring a dessert and a gift,”
she said .
“You must bring a gift to receive
a t ic k et for t he prize d raw ing ,”
A Cz ech ba nd fr om Taylor will
provide music, she said.
to meet December 17
Sunshine ‘n Shadows Quilt
Guild of Rockdale will meet at
9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17 in the
fellowship ha ll of Meadowbrook
“This will be our usu al Chr istmas
m eeting, during which we
will p lan for th e coming y ear,”
sa id Edd ie Davidson, publicist.
For more imformation call
Davidson at 446 -6316.
Genealogy Society sets
Christmas social Friday
Milam County Genealogical
Society’s final meeting of the year
wil l be a Chr ist mas fel low ship at
6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11 at the home
of Patricia McKee, 2009 Sk yles, Rockdale.
All members are encouraged to
attend and br ing an inexpensive,
$ 5 or less, gift-wrapp ed item.
—Linda W horton, publicity
Chamber will sponsor
New Year’s Eve dance
Rockdale Chamber of Com- merce will sponsor a New Year ’s
Eve dance from 6 p.m. until 12:30
a.m. Dec. 31 at the KC Hall on
East US 79.
Denice Doss, Chamber presi -
den t, sa id a catered meal w ill
begin at 6:30 p.m. provided by
Touch of Eleganc e. The 80’s ba nd
“Roman Holiday ” will begin playing
music at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $125 per couple
($75 for a sin gle) an d are go od
the catered meal, eig ht drink
coupons, snacks throughout the
evening and hat s and noise-makers
A special hotel package is available
for $ 20 0 and inclu de s all
of t he above plus pick up to a nd
the hotel and a $50 hotel
Tickets may be purchased by calling 446-2030 or in person
at the Ch amber offic e. Visa a nd
MasterCard will be accepted .
R E LAY FOR LIFE
Loca l Relay for Life
now count y-w ide event
Same event, new name.
The Relay For L ife of Rockdale
no w Relay For Life of M ilam
Count y, acc ording to local chairperson
Trina E dwards.
The group also has a new e-mail address,
“I would like to get new indiv
iduals using the new address
to help stress that it is Milam
County an d not just Ro ckdale,”
Edwa rd s said.
For more informat ion, contact
Edwards at the ab ove e-ma il or
c a ll 9 7 9 - 5 4 2-84 93 . T he 2 010
Relay For Life of Milam C ount y
is set for Friday, A pril 16 in Rockdale
at T iger Field .
R oc kdale Rot a ry Club
Rockdale Rotary Club meets at noon
each Tuesday at the N ew S al em Clubhouse
at Fa ir Par k .
Noon Lions Club
Rockdale Noon Lions Club meets at noon each first and third Wednesday at the Rockdale VFD fire station, Wilcox at
B ell str e ets.
Hist o ri cal S ociet y
Rockdale Historical Society meets
at 7 p. m. each second Tuesday at the
I&GN Railroad depot museum. All pers
with an interest in local history
Roc kdale 4 -H Clu b
Rockdale 4-H Club meets at 7 p.m.
the first Tuesday of each month at the
New Salem Clubhouse at Fair Park. For
more information call Re b ec ca Luckey,
club manager, at 760-5775 or e-mail
Roc kdale Girl Sscout s
Rockdale Girl Scouts are holding
regular weekl y meetings at the Gir l Scout
House, 412 Murray Street. K risti P yeatt,
spokesperson, said the meetings are held
on the following schedule :
• Daisy (grades K -1)—Thursday f rom 5:30 to 6:3 0 p.m.
• Brownies (gr ades 2- 3) —Tuesdays
from 5:3 0 to 6:30 p.m.
• Juniors (grades 4-5 ) and Cadettes
(grades 6-8 )—Thursdays from 7 to 8
Mi la m County MO PS
MOP S (Mot h er of Pr es choo lers) inv i te
all m ot her s with child ren birt h-kind ergar
ten to join us for breakfast, guest
speakers, cr a fts and fellowship. M eetings
a re held at First Bap tist Chur ch in
R oc k dale from 9 :30 until 11 :30 a. m.
each s ec ond Wednesda y fro m September
through May. Childcare is available
for children 5 and under, but space is
limite d . Contact Sa rah Ba tten at 455-
9177 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, visit www.
r o ckdale m ops.blo gspot.com.
Rockdale Downtown Association meets at 5:30 p.m. each first Monday at
Bit of History, 114 E. Cameron Avenue.
F or more infor matio n , call Chris D yess,
4 46-66 80.
Al-anon meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays
at Rockdale Christian Church, corner
of Sager and Rockdale Road. For more
information call 512-429 - 0 079 or 44 6-
K ay Theater Foundat io n
Kay Theater Foundation meets at 5 :3 0 p.m. each thir d Monday at Bit of History, 114 E. Camer on.
Alzheimer’s Family Support Group
meets in the conference room at Renaissance Villa at 4 p.m. each first
Thur s day.
V istaCare vol unteers
VistaCare Hospice volunteers meet at 11:30 a.m. each fourth Thursday at
Murra y Str e et Chur ch of Christ.
Rockdale VFW Post 6525 Ladies Auxiliary
meets at 7 p.m. each firs t Tuesday at
the VFW post home. F or more information
c a ll Barbara Walko at 446 - 6035.