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CHOWING DOWN— Rockdale Knights of Columbus Council 7014 held its annual chili supper honoring area volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel Monday at the KC Hall. From left, Rockdale firefighter Ward Roddam, the Knights’ Tony Walko and Milano firefighter John Yakesch move through the serving line. Mike Korenek, KC community activities chair, welcomed the crowd and Gus Coehlo, chaplain, gave the invocation. 
Reporter/Bill Cooke CHOWING DOWN— Rockdale Knights of Columbus Council 7014 held its annual chili supper honoring area volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel Monday at the KC Hall. From left, Rockdale firefighter Ward Roddam, the Knights’ Tony Walko and Milano firefighter John Yakesch move through the serving line. Mike Korenek, KC community activities chair, welcomed the crowd and Gus Coehlo, chaplain, gave the invocation. Reporter/Bill Cooke Ag Boosters Sweetheart Dance set for Saturday

Rockdale FFA Ag Boosters invites the public to its annual Sweetheart Dance on Saturday, Feb. 26.

“This is a major fund-raiser for the organization and, like many organizations, we are in need of community support more than ever this year,” said Kathy Pelzel, publicist.

To purchase tickets ($25 per person) or make a donation, email kpelzel@rockdaleisd.net or contact one of the following students:

Christa and Josh Pelzel, Andey, Melinda and Andrew Perez, Kaden and Emma Roberts, Brandon and Alexandra Bomer, Pete Heintze, Ashley Barcuch, Traci Fisher, Tyler Pruett, Jacob Willingham, Heather Atchley, Cody Mynar, Travis and Carlee Morgan, Preston Dorman, Grayson Fritcher, Kinley Meadors, Hunter Clark, Tyler Kaatz.

Alcoa Retirees Club

The first meeting of 2011 of the Alcoa Retirees Club will be held Thursday, March 10, at the KC Hall in Rockdale.

Doors open at 5 p.m., with a short meeting and the meal at 6 p.m., according to Doug Williams, spokesman.

“Annual dues will be collected at this meeting,” Williams said. “The menu includes fish and chicken and all Alcoa retirees and their spouses are invited to attend.”

Crown Garden Club

Crown Garden Club held its February meeting at the home of Peggy Cooke. Members brought favorite salads for a luncheon.

Martha Newman discussed activities for the Garden Center at the Tejas Book & Art Festival. The Center will be co-sponsored by the Crown and Linwood Acres Garden Clubs and will be located in the former McVoy’s building. The Center will offer speakers on different subjects, plants and garden art will be sold, and a plant exchange will be held.

The club’s recycling efforts continue with the paper recycling bin located in the First Christian Church parking lot. Carolyn Burford, recycling chair, reminds that papers should not be left beside the bin when it is full.

The hostess presented a program on composting.

Door prizes were won by Euteva Talley and guest Shirley Smith. March meeting will be at the home of Nancy Marburger with Wanda Edelmon co-hostess.— Peggy Cooke, reporter

Town and Country Club

THORNDALE—The Thorndale Town and Country Club will hold a bake sale at the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce Arts and Crafts Show, Airing of the Quilts, and Classic Car Show on Saturday, March 26. To pre- order a pie made by Betty Ballew, call 446- 6320.

Linwood Garden Club

Linwood Acres Garden Club’s next meeting will be held on March 9 and will be a trip to Killeen to visit Oma’s Garden Pflanzen Nursery.

“Spring Happening,” the club’s card party/luncheon fund-raiser, is scheduled for April 27.—Billie Noack, reporter

RELAY FOR LIFE

Father-daughter dance

THORNDALE—Relay For Life Thorndale is hosting a Father- Daughter Dance 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Thorndale Chamber of Commerce building.

Cost is $20 per couple and $5 for each additional daughter. Tickets can be purchased at the door. The price includes an evening of dancing, snacks, drinks, door prizes, dance contests and photo.

For more information call Joy Scruggs, 898- 0067, or Deana Caffey, 898-5189 or 898- 0421.


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