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Auction items still needed for MS Walk fund-raiser

MILANO NEWS
By KAY LAGRONE Reporter correspondent
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 will 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. For more information, 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 and I’ll get any donations to the event.

Congratulations to the Junction Girls softball team for placing third in state tournament held last week in Mineola. The young ladies were coached by Edward Westbrook, Carl Blake and Julie Graham.

School bells will ring soon. Volleyball, football and cross country practice start up on Monday, Aug. 2.

Open house at Milano ISD campuses has been set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18. The annual “Meet the Eagles” pep rally and cake auction will follow at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.

Milano’s Fall Fest will be held Saturday, Sept. 25. Events will include a Texas Minirod Tractor Pull, car show, tractor show, quilt show, MVFD Ladies Auxiliary garage sale, MVFD sausage wraps, flint knapping and stone cutting.

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. Gospel Fest that afternoon at the Baptist Church will feature a free Cowboy stew and cobbler meal. Milano Senior Citizens Jamboree will finish out the day’s events. If anyone would like to have a craft booth or they have an art to demonstrate, please call Carolyn Vinton at 512-455-2364 or 979- 224-0227.

Caterers for the Milano Exes Association homecoming meal on Oct. 23 will be Steve and Rebecca Telg with The Crossing. Barbecue plates will be $10 and the event will be held at the MHS cafeteria.

On July 24, the home of Carroll, JoAnn and Shawn Davidson was blessed with a visit from newest family member, Paden Davidson. Paden is the son of Cody and Sarah Davidson and grandson of Kirkland and Jeana Davidson, all of Midland. Other local relatives are Jean Inman and Gene Blaylock of Beaver Creek, Wanda Downey, Vanessa Stracener, Roy Gene Miller, all of Milano and many cousins. The Davidson’s hosted a hot dog meal for family members.

Enjoyed having granddaughter Skylar Lagrone and friend James of Houston visiting with us. Skylar will be leaving for the Army in September. We had a family gathering at our home on Friday evening with a hot dog meal with all the trimmings. We wish her the best of luck in her new adventure.


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