Two upcoming benefits set for next month in Milano
There are two benefit/fundraisers coming up in Milano that are for good causes. The first is set for Saturday, June 2 at the Milano Civic Center. It is a benefit for Dion Czajkowski and family. She is a 34-year-old mother of three who was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer and has no insurance.
The event will be held at the Milano Civic Center/Fire Station, 120 W. Avenue E. Barbecue plates will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $10 each. A live auction is set for 2-4 p.m. A Texas Hold ‘Em tournament is set for 5 p.m.
For more information, contact Debbie Paschall, 979-574-3816. All proceeds will go to help pay for medical expenses.
The next benefit is planned for the American Diabetes Society in honor of the late C.W. Coldiron. He had suffered from diabetes since he was a child. Coldiron passed away Aug. 3, 2011. The event is set for Saturday, June 23 at Nat’s. The day will include a bike run, live auction, horseshoe tournament, 50/50 drawing, a DJ dance and barbecue plates for sale.
Plates will be available for $7 in advance and $8 the day of event. They will be ready at 11:30 a.m. that day. The bike run is $20 per rider, $25 if you have a passenger. The first bike will leave out at 9 a.m. and the last bike will return at 4 p.m.
For more information or to make a donation, contact Karen Coldiron, 512-760-0563, or Donna Craig, 512-429-0149.
Cleanup day for the Smyrna Cemetery, located four miles east of Milano on County Road 345 will be held from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 2 Workers are asked to bring all necessary tools to mow and clean your family area. There’s lots of work to be done out there.
The Milano Ex-Students Association reunion and luncheon will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 at Milano High School. A catered meal will be served at noon.
It is also the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1962. For more information on the reunion, contact Carolyn Haf ley, 512- 455-2473.
Father’s Day is around which means so is the annual Lagrone Family Reunion. It will be our 73rd annual get-together at the Nor ine L ag rone home. This year’s dates are June 15-17. Friday is “workers day” with a fish fry that night, followed by hot dogs and homemade ice cream on Saturday night.
Sunday’s covered dish lunch is a free-for-all with tons of barbecue to eat, just bring some side dishes and come visit with the family. There are usually some basketball, volleyball, softball, horseshoe and domino games played as well. Hope to see you all there.
Enjoyed going to Gause to see granddaughter Keely Lagrone graduate from eighth grade on May 24. She did an amazing job during her valedictorian speech.
Kids are out for summer vacation f rom school. I am sure teachers are excited as the students are. Be sure to keep an extra watchful eye out for the children playing outside when driving the roads around the area.