Annual 4-H fall carnival set SaturdayGause 4-H Club held their monthly meeting Oct. 11 in the Gause school cafeteria. Holly Kornegay, club president, conducted the meeting. Hayden Rasco led the pledge to the American flag, Calla Vinton led the pledge to the Texas flag and Ginny Cunningham led the 4-H motto pledge and prayer. Visitors and new members were welcomed to the meeting. Vinton read the minutes from the last meeting and gave the treasurer report.
Old business was reviewed and all members were urged to get their new enrollment forms in. The October 4-H County News- letter was reviewed for upcoming events. Members were given the County 4-H fund-raiser tickets to be sold. The yearly Gause club fund-raiser, the fall carnival, was discussed and plans finalized.
The carnival is set for Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Gause ISD cafeteria starting with games and concession stands at 5:30 p.m. This will be followed by a youth costume contest at 6:30 p.m. The annual live auction will begin at 7 p.m. If you have an item to donate please call one of the 4-H members or Wanda Lee, 979-279-2472, so that it can be picked up or brought to the school that night.
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned to a time of recreation–Ginny Cunningham, reporter.
Gause Junior High Lady Bears volleyball teams played in a tournament in Westphalia over the weekend. The “A” team placed first and the “B” team placed third.
Congratulations to these young ladies and their coach. On Monday, Oct. 25 the teams will play their final game of the season starting at 5 p.m. against Dime Box.
The Gause Junior High Bears football team lost their game on Thursday in Bryan, but I understand they played well. They will play the TCA Stars from Waco on Thursday, Oct. 2 in Cameron at 5 p.m.
Thanks to Milam County Health Services and Standards of Health Care for being here last Tuesday and giving the flu shots. We appreciate not having to leave town to get this important health issue taken care of. I understand there was a good turnout.
Art teacher Mary Neely took a large group of work done by Gause school art students to the Rockdale Fair last week. I hope to have the results for next week’s column.
Plans are beginning to come together for another community wide Thanksgiving dinner at Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center on Sunday, Nov. 21. For this to be another success, your help will be needed to make it that way.
Then pans of turkey and dressing and plenty of desserts will be needed. If you can help in any way, please give Wanda Coats a call, 979-279-3153 (day) or 979- 279-2250 (night).