Thorndale Jamboree to begin 18th year Monday at VFW Hall

THORNDALE— Thorndale VFW Post 4009 and its Ladies Auxiliary will hosting the monthly Thorndale Country & Gospel Music Jamboree on Monday, March 26, at the VFW Hall on North FM 486.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the music will start at 7, said Marjorie Menzel, publicist. “This will be our anniversary show,” she said. “We have completed 17 years of country and gospel music shows and we’re beginning our 18th year Monday.”

The first show was on Monday, March 27, 1995. “This was going to be a trial just to see how it would go,” Menzel said. “Now we are celebrating 17 years and looking forward to many more.”

As it does every month, the kitchen will be serving sausage wraps, chicken salad sandwiches, homemade pies and desserts and drinks.

“Be sure to come enjoy the music and food. We welcome all to a funfilled evening of entertainment by special guest artists and our house band,” Menzel said.

VFD Auxiliary taking garage sale donations

MILANO—Members of the Milano VFD Ladies Auxiliary will hold their spring garage sale April 12-14. The Civic Center/Fire Station will be open at 8 a.m. beginning Monday, April 9 for donations.

With ample storage room, members can accept donations now. Call Lois Love at 455-7915, Carolyn Vinton at 512-429-0364 or 979-224- 0227, Jane Yoakum at 446-5110. If someone wants the items left at 3 p.m. on Saturday, call one of those same numbers.

Next genealogy society meeting ahead Tuesday

Milam County Genealogical Society’s next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 in the Citizens National Bank-Rockdale conference room. Linda Whorton is in charge of the program. Refreshments will be provided by members with surnames A-P. Paper goods, ice and drinks will be provided by Charles and Marie Hubert.—Linda Whorton, publicity

Lexington cemetery annual meeting April 1

LEXINGTON—Lexington Cemetery Association will hold its annual business meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 1 in the Woodson Community Building at Lexington, according to Pat Lerche, spokesperson.

MCRTA can help May college grads

If you are a graduate of a Milam County high school and will graduate from college in May with a degree in education, the Milam County Retired Teachers Association can help you.

Future teachers must take exit exams in their fields at a cost of $125 per subject. Add to that the cost to get the results and graduation becomes even more expensive.

MCRTA would like to help with these expenses. FMI: Carolyn Hafley, 455-2473, email for more information.

Grief support meetings held twice monthly

CAMERON—Standards Hospice is holding Grief Support Group meetings from 5 to 6 p.m. each second and fourth Thursdays, according to Greg Nichols, bereavement coordinator.

Location is the All-Tex Building, 115 N. Central in Cameron. For more information call 254-284-0045, extension 2013.

Sunshine-N-Shadows set to meet Thursday

Sunshine- N- Shadows Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 22, at Meadowbrook Baptist Church.

“ Visitors are always welcome,” guild spokesperson Eddie Davidson, said.

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