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Surplus sale Thursday at old elementary building

MILANO NEWS
By KAY LAGRONE Reporter correspondent
There will be a surplus sale of items at the old Milano Elementary school on Thursday, July 22. The sale is from 1-4 p.m. and will include items such as file cabinets, lockers, shelves, chairs, air conditioners and random miscellaneous.

Milano ISD is offering physicals at 1 p.m Monday, July 26 in the high school gym. Physicals will be provided by Central Texas Hospital and cost is $15. Physical are available to all athletes seventh through 12th grade students.

A summer volleyball camp is scheduled for July 26-29 for girls entering fifth through seventh grades. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. until noon at the Milano High School gym. Registration is $40.

Two-a-day practice for high school football and volleyball players begins Monday, Aug. 2. Football practice in Milano will run from 7 a.m. until noon with an hour break. Volleyball players will practice from 9 a.m. to noon and 5-7 p.m. If you have any questions please call your Coach Jentsch or Coach King.

Auction items are still needed for Kristi’s Krusaders first annual Rally for the Walk (Walk MS 2010) set for Saturday, Aug. 7 at Nat’s near Milano. The event w ill include a bike run, auctions, pool and horseshoe tournaments, music and barbecue for sale. Kristi’s Krusaders is headed by Kristi Ditto Bode, a Milano graduate who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) almost two years ago.

Kristi’s Krusaders are raising money for this fall’s Walk MS 2010. All proceeds will help fund MS research. For more information about the fund-raiser, contact Kristi (254-813-2194), Amber Ditto (254-214-3042), Marie Bakken (254-718-0133) or Nat’s (512-455-6287). You can also contact me (512-455-6921) and I’ll get any donations to the event.

The annual school open house and “Meet the Eagles” night has been set for Wednesday, Aug. 18. Open houses at each campus will begin at 6 p.m. with the “Meet the Eagles” pep rally and cake auction to follow at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.

There was a good group of supporters in Mineola this week to watch the Milano Junction Girls in the state tournament for the midget division of the Texas Teenage Softball Association.

Many from Milano, Gause and Hearne were in San Antonio Tuesday to watch Matthew Jentsch play in the Texas High School Coaches Association allstar football game.

A big “thank you” to everyone that came out and showed their support for the Baptist Church youth at their fund-raiser Friday. Proceeds made will go toward the expense of their church camp.

Milano’s Fall Fest will be held Saturday, Sept. 25 and hopes are to have features stretching from the First Baptist Church to the Milano Civic Center/Fire Station. There will be a Texas Minirod Tractor Pull, car show, tractor show, quilt show, MVFD Ladies Auxiliary garage sale, MVFD sausage wraps and cold drinks booth, flint knapping and stone cutting.

Also, Milano Evening Lions Club will have a snow cone booth, Bailey Bank Building committee will have pies and taking memorial brick orders at the old bank. The annual Gospel Fest will begin mid-afternoon at the Baptist Church featuring a free Cowboy stew and cobbler meal at 5:30 p.m. The Milano Senior Citizens Jamboree will be a great finish to the day. If anyone would like to have a craft booth or art to demonstrate, please call Carolyn Vinton at 512-455-2364 or 979- 224-0227.


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