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Annual MVFD chili supper, silent auction set Saturday

MILANO NEWS
By KAY LAGRONE Reporter correspondent
Milano Volunteer Fire Depar tment’s annual chili supper and silent auction is set for Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Milano Civic Center. Serving will begin at 4:30 p.m. until sold out. Prices for the meal are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. There will also be a silent auction. Our fire department is always there when t he c ommu n it y need s them so be sure to go support the MVFD.

The group is also selling tickets for $1 each or six for $5 for several different items. Prizes include a Henry .22 rifle, Mossburg Model 500 .12 gauge and Walmart gift cards in the amounts of $100, $50 and $25. Winners will be drawn the night of the chili supper and you need not be present to win. Tickets are available from any Milano fireman.

All you former Milano Eagles baseball players need to get out your bats and gloves and get ready for the Milano Athletic Booster Club Alumni Baseball Game. The game is set for Saturday, Feb. 20 at the school’s baseba ll f ield. The tailgate party of hamburgers and hot dogs and check in w ill star t at 11 a.m. There will also be concessions and other activities throughout the day.

Deadline to register to play in the alumni game is Monday, Feb. 11. Cost to play is $20 and includes a team shirt. There will also be a silent auction and fun games for the kids. Call or text Karen Gray at (979) 777-3960 or karen@cunninghamrealestate. com for more details.

There are past yearbooks for sale in the Milano High School office. The books are $15 each. Contact staff in the office for more information at 512-455- 9333.

Congratulations to Billy Joe and Thricia Gray on the birth of their son Bradley Jack Gray born Jan. 23 at Scott & White Hospital in Temple. He weighed eight pounds seven ounces and was 21 inches long. He is welcomed by big sister Ardena.

I want to remind ever yone of the Milano Jamboree that is held the last Saturday of each month at the Milano Civic Center. The house band has been w ith the Jamboree for many years and love to entertain their audience. There is no admission charge and refreshments are sold by the senior citizens group. The next Jamboree is set for Saturday, Feb. 27.

In junior high spor ts, t he girls basketball teams will host Thorndale on Monday, Feb. 8, starting at 5 p.m. The junior high boys will be in Thorndale for games starting at 5 p.m. on that same day.

High school basketball has teams hosting Holland for four games star ting at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 in Geneva Paceley Gym. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, teams will travel to Thorndale for four games, also starting at 4 p.m. Feb. 9 will be the last girls game.


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