‘Greater Tuna’ staging set Thursday

Reporter correspondent

Milano Junior High’s One Act Play w ill present scenes from “Greater Tuna” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the high school cafeteria.

Donations will be taken at the door for the performance. There will also be a silent auction of baked and other goods that will benefit the eighth grade year end activities. The OAP in MISD always puts on a good show.

The monthly Milano Junction Country & Gospel Jamboree will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 in the Milano Civic Center with musicians and listeners invited.

Milano Evening Lions Club w ill host its annual pancake supper from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Milano Civic Center.

Advance tickets are on sale now. Cost is $3 for children 12 years and under, with 13 years and up $ 5 each. Contact any Lions Club member for tickets or get hold of me. There will also be a silent auction and musical entertainment.

Money raised will benefit the group’s scholarship program, eyeglasses for youth and adult/ community service projects.

Lions Club members will observe the club’s 25th anniversary at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Milano Civic Center.

A special invitation is issued for t he cha r ter members to attend and take part. The club organized and installed 28 members on Jan. 10, 1987.

Current and all former members and their guests will need to make reser vations for the meal by contacting Eldon Ball, 448 CR 338, Milano TX 76556, telephone 455- 6451, or club secretary Nell McMinn, 125 N. Main St., Rockdale TX 76567, 446-4000. A $ 10 registration fee w ill include a pork loin meal catered by Touch of Elegance. Speaker for the event will be attorney Wayne Fisher.

Milano’s Ex- student A ssociation has set a scholarship fund-raising cruise to set sail Oct. 22.

A five- day Carnival cruise from Galveston to stops in Progreso and Cozumel will earn the association $100 for each cabin booked via the group. For more information, contact Cindi Jenkins at

Don’t forget Milano PATCH Club parents group is collecting “Box Tops for Education” as part of their fund-raising activities. Just cut them out and send them to school with your child or get them to me and I will get them to the PATCH Club.

We extend our sympathy to the John H. Yakesch family on his passing Friday. Services were held Sunday at Libert y Cemetery near Milano.

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