Gause CIP making plans for annual Founders Day fund-raiser

Reporter correspondent


G ause Community Improvement Program will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 4, at the Gause Community Center. The members will be making the plans for the annual CIP fundraiser, Founders Day, that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1. If you have any suggestion to make the day a big success come to the meeting and share your ideas.

On Tuesday, June 12 the Austin Area Food Bank will be at the Community Center from 10-11 a.m. If you need more information on this please give me a call at 279-2472.

Gause 4-H Club will be meeting in the school cafeteria at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5 to make final plans for summer 4-H activities that club members will be able to participate in.

Trisha Shaw joined her sister, Margaret Plentl and their mother, Dalpha Garrison of Milano in attending the graduation of LeA nn Garrison Eanes from the University of Phoenix at a ceremony held at the Cedar Park Center in Cedar Park on Saturday, May 19. Family is very proud of LeAnn who is 55 and is raising two grandchildren. She received a business degree and will be working in the medical field.

On Tuesday Trisha and Gary attended a Thorndale High School 7-on-7 football game against Holland. Dillon Bankston, the Shaws grandson plays for Thorndale. After the game the Shaws drove on to Fredericksburg and spent the night and the next day went and picked up peaches they had ordered. Needless to say Trisha has been busy canning the peaches, plus plums. She has a total of 110 jars of jelly and preserves canned.

Our sincere sympathy to Bennie Cass and children at the loss of his wife and their mother Sue Cass last week.

Gause Junior High graduation was held last Thursday evening in the Gause gym. Guest speaker was Pastor Kenneth Byrd of the Gause United Methodist Church. Valedictorian of the class was Keely Lagrone. Salutatorian was Adrianna Morehead. Congratulation to these young ladies for their hard work throughout their school years and the best to them in high school.

Last week I was able to go to the school in the mornings to watch the students participate in their kickball games and field Day. These youngsters really had a great time and it was fun watching them. Now they are having their summer break.

The annual Todd Family Reunion was held Saturday, May 26 at the Gause Baptist Church Family Life Center with approximately 80 relatives and friends in attendance from all parts of Texas and Louisiana. This year special recognition was held to honor those family members who served in our military and also for family members who have served in our education system.

According to J.T. Todd, the oldest living member of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Todd children, the Todd reunion began in 1930 with a couple of families present and each year grew from that beginning. What a great tradition for a family to have.

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