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LIONS FOOD DRIVE— Non-perishable food items were collected recently by members of the Rockdale Noon Lions Club for donation to the Rockdale Christian Services Food Pantry which serves the needy. Lions here are (L-R) Kathy Cooke, Toby Johnson, Jim Currey and Carrie Berrie. The food drive is an annual Lions project. Rockdale Noon Lions Club is celebrating is 70th year of service to the community. Currey has been a Lions Club member for more than 55 years. 
Reporter/Mike Brown LIONS FOOD DRIVE— Non-perishable food items were collected recently by members of the Rockdale Noon Lions Club for donation to the Rockdale Christian Services Food Pantry which serves the needy. Lions here are (L-R) Kathy Cooke, Toby Johnson, Jim Currey and Carrie Berrie. The food drive is an annual Lions project. Rockdale Noon Lions Club is celebrating is 70th year of service to the community. Currey has been a Lions Club member for more than 55 years. Reporter/Mike Brown The Reporter welcomes news from local organizations. There is no charge. E-mail to bill@rockdalereporter.com or fax to 446-5317.

Milano VFD garage sale Thursday thru Saturday

MIL A NO–The Milano VFD LadiesAuxiliarywillholda garage sale Thursday through Saturday, May 5-7 at the Milano Civic Center/Fire Station.

Sale times are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, president Jane Yoakum announced.

For more information, contact Yoakum at 446-5110, Lois Love at 455-7915 or Carolyn Vinton at 455-2364.

Work session Tuesday at Minerva Cemetery

A work session at the Minerva Community Cemetery has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, from 9 a.m. until noon, according to Linda Jenkins, secretary of the Minerva Cemetery Association.

“We need to remove dead trees and level headstones and take care of any other needs,” she said.

For more information call Charles Hubert, 446-3937, Jenkins, 446-5764

Masons’ fish fry May 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at lodge

Rockdale Masonic Lodge 414 AF & AM will serve up catfish meals from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at the lodge home off US 77 north.

Plates of catfish, hush puppies, homemade cole slaw, homemade beans and tea will be sold for $8 to dine-in or to-go, according to James Powell, spokesman. Desserts are also available. Proceeds will go to the lodge, scholarship fund and other sponsored programs.

“We will appreciate the community’s support of this event,” Powell said.

Town & Country Club plans trip to Brenham

THORNDALE—The Thorndale Town and Country Club met in the country home of Dorothy Palm on April 28 with 12 members present.

A game of Kitchen Item word scramble was won by Pegg y Weise. Kitchen item prizes were won by all.

A get well card was sent to Ethel Seelig who is recovering from surgery.

On Thursday, May 12, members will tour the Antique Rose Emporium and Plants & Things during a field trip to Brenham which will include shopping and lunch at It Must Be Heaven. They will leave Thorndale at 8:30 a.m.

The hostess showed her handcrocheted place mats, several heritage pillowcases, her painted rock collection and a string art card. Refreshments of finger foods, salads and desserts were served.—Darleen Tucker, secretary


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