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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 ,”

Spence said.

A Cz ech ba nd fr om Taylor will

provide music, she said.

Sunshine quilters

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

Baptist Church.

“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

at midnight.

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 .


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

are invited.

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 For additional information, visit www.

r o ckdale m ops.blo

Downtown Association

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 group

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 support

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.

VFW Auxiliary

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.

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