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Thorndale Cheerleaders to hold bake sale Saturday

THORNDALE—Varsity cheerleaders will hold a bake sale on Saturday, May 12 at Thorndale Meat Market, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

The group is also holding a ticket fund-raiser, according to Lori Fisher, spokesperson. Drawing will be during the THS Athletic Banquet Wednesday, May 9. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Prizes are: 1st, Mossberg 100 ATR .30-06; 2nd, Mossberg Maverick 88 12 Gauge; 3rd, $50 Walmart gift card; 4th, Sunday lunch for two with drinks at Downtown Cafe; 5th, Sassy Up gift basket.

Thorndale Bulldog Blankets will be on sale at the Athletic Banquet for $35 and will be the last time to get them at that price, according to Stephanie Guzman.

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. FMI call 254-284- 0045, extension 2013.

BBQ fund-raiser ahead on May 12

THORNDALE— The Thorndale ‘Dawgs 12U Pony Baseball Team is sponsoring a barbecue-by-the-pound fund-raiser Saturday, May 12. Pick up starts at 8 a.m. at Steve Rieger Park, 502 E. Umlang, in Thorndale.

Brisket and Boston Butt will be sold for $ 9 a pound and can be purchased whole, by the half, or by the pound. Sausage will be available for $8 a pound.

For pre-sales, call Bethany Fisher at 898-5200 or 898-5161, or Linda Albert at 924-3338 or 352-7870.

Cameron Dewberry Fest set for Saturday, May 19

CAMERON— Cameron will hold its annual Dewberr y Festival on Saturday, May 19, according to P.J. Jennings, Chamber manager. Events include a cobbler and cake bake-off, bicycle decorating contest/parade, pet parade, Dewberry Dash 5K run/ walk, classic car show, food booths, arts/crafts show, youth fishing tournament, horseshoe tournament, farmer’s market, entertainment and more. FMI visit cameron-tx.com or call 254- 697-4979.

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, 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 can help. FMI: Caro- lyn Hafley, 455-2473, email carolynhafley@live.com for more information.

Menzel hosts Thorndale Town & Country Club

THORNDALE— Thorndale Town & Countr y Club met April 26 at the home of Marjorie Menzel with 9 members and one guest, Alice Buchanan, attending. Word scramble games were played with everyone receiving gifts.

Members sent get- well cards to BettyBallewandJanetAdams. Donations have been made to the Thorndale Firemen, EMS and Relay for Life.

A scholarship or donation to Thorndale ISD was discussed and a request for items for the Relay for Life silent auction was heard.

Mrs. Menzel gave demonstrated a 1932 bunny given to her mother, a crochet Easter basket made by her mother, a shadow box repurposed into a patriotic wall hanging, and a cupcake liner repurposed as a cup lid. She also showed a queen-size puff quilt made by her mother and father. She also ser ved refreshments.

Next regular meeting will be Thursday, May 10, at the home of Lanette Tucker in Thorndale.—Darleen Tucker, secretary


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