Society

EDUCATION NOTES

Red Cross blood drive Sept. 13 at MHS

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13 at Milano high school old band hall.

To sign up, or for more information, call the high school at 512-455-9333. Donors need to bring their ID and are encouraged to drink plenty of water prior to donating.

Thorndale boosters set ‘Bulldog Challenge’

On Fr iday nights of home football games, the Thorndale Athletic Booster Club will hold the 2010 Bulldog Challenge, club secretary Marcy Jones said.

Athletes young and old have an opportunity to win a chance to kick a field goal at varsity football games played at home in Thorndale.

K ickers scoring field goals will win $50 gift cards from area businesses and a chance to double their winnings. Proceeds benefit Thorndale athletics, Jones said.

Milano seniors set spaghetti dinner

Milano High School’s senior class will hold a spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10 prior to the Eagles homecoming football game, sponsor Celina Ramos said.

The dinner will be held in the elementary cafeteria and cost is $5 a plate. All proceeds will go towards the senior class trip, Ramos said.

Milano PATCH Club to meet Tuesday

The Milano PATCH (parent and teacher club) will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, spokesperson Rebecca Telg said.

The meeting will be held in at the new elementary school and agenda items include planning of the annual Fall Festival.


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