‘Race to the Oak Trees’ set Saturday

Reporter correspondent

Milano High School’s National Honor Society a nd St udent C ounci l groups have joined together and will sponsor the “Race to the Oak Trees Milano 5K” on Saturday, March 31. Registration will also be open until 8:30 a.m. on race day. The race will start at 9 a.m. that day in front of the high school. Cost is $20 per person. Registration forms can be found on the Milano ISD website (

Forms can be mailed to Milano High School— Christy J. Hill, PO Box 145 Milano, TX 76556. For more information, contact Christy J. Hill or Monica Whiteley at 512-455-9333.

Milano First Baptist Church invites the public to a presentation of “Christ in the Passover” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Admission is free. Bob Mendelson, leader of Jews for Jesus in Australia, will re-create the traditional Passover service and detail the significance of the traditional table items. Jews for Jesus has made this presentation at over 38,000 churches. Books and DVDs will be available. Call 512-455-2281 for more information.

The monthly Milano Junction Country & Gospel Jamboree will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at the Milano Civic Center, sponsored by the Milano Senior Citizens. All musicians and visitors are invited to attended and admission is free. Refreshments will be available.

Milano High School’s One- Act Play advanced from district contest on Saturday and will compete at the area level on April 14 in at Houston’s School of the Performing Arts. Milano will be on stage at 11 a.m. as the second performance, with the first performance starting at 10 a.m. Saturday’s district contest was held at Brenham High School. This year’s cast and crew of “ To Kill A Mockingbird” also earned numerous awards at the district contest. Stonie Guthrie was named best actress with Dominique Messer and Victoria Garcia named to the all- start cast, while Dylan Eastland and Junior Gallardo earned honorable mention all- star cast awards.

Milano OAP’s crew of Derek Wa lton, Samant ha Wa ld r ip, Tyler Blake, Shelbi Davenport and Ashleigh Decker were named best crew.

Milano Lodge #605 AF& AM will host its 11th annual fourman scramble tourney on Saturday, April 14 at the Cameron Country Club with tee time set for 9 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the group’s scholarship fund.

The tournament will benefit the group’s scholarship fund. Entr y is $ 40 per person and prizes will be awarded to first through third places. A limit of four mulligans are available for $5 each.

Prizes will also be awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin. Lunch and drinks will be provided. Hole sponsorships are still available.

For more information, contact Jessie Love, 512-455-7915, Aaron Alford, 512-446-5450 or Mark Morgan, 512-455-9837. Milano VFD Ladies Auxiliary annual Spring Garage Sale will be April 12-14. The Civic Center/ Fire Station will be open at 8 a.m. beginning Monday April 9 for donations. However, they have plenty of storage and can accept donations now. Just call Lois Love at 512-455-7915, Carolyn Vinton at 512-429- 0364 or 979-224-0227 or Jane Yoakum at 512-446-5110.

Milano Athletic Booster Club is hold ing t he t hird a nnua l Alumni Softball Tournament on Saturday, April 21. All alumni, parents of alumni or parents of current Milano students, Booster Club members and Milano facult y members are inv ited to play. Teams are allowed one non-alumni player. There will be full concessions available, auctions and lots of family fun. For more infor mat ion, contact Darla Willingham, darla., Becky Ferrara, or Karen Gray, karen@cunning

Also, if someone wants the items left at 3 p.m. on Saturday please call and let them know.

I am finally back on the mend after my recent surgery and a hospital stay. Thank you to ever yone who sent cards, stopped by, brought food and flowers and said prayers. It all means so much to our entire family.

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