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Reception planned for new superintendent hire July 11

By KAY LAGRONE
Reporter correspondent

MILANO NEWS

A cookie and punch reception will be held at 5 p.m.

Wednesday, July 11 in the Milano High School cafetorium to welcome new MISD superintendent Robert Westbrook. C ome by a nd say “ hello” or “welcome back” to Mr. Westbrook. He is a Milano graduate and former teacher, coach and administrator.

Winners from Wednesday’s Fourth of July parade will be available next week. News copy deadline for papers was Monday of this week, prior to the parade on Wednesday.

Youth from Milano First Baptist Church have set two fundraisers to help w ith cost for church camp. The f irst is a bake sale and car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 7 at the Edwards Jones parking lot, located at 715 W. Cameron Avenue in Rockdale. They will also have sausage w raps for sale.

The second fund-raiser is a bake sale at the Cameron Auction Barn starting at noon on Friday, July 13.

Young girls grades Pre- K through fifth are invited to attend the Milano cheerleaders rah-rah camp July 12-13 at the high school gym. Cost is $30 per girl. Camp will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. both days. To turn in T-shirt sizes or for more information, contact Laci You ree at 979 - 209 - 4588 or lyouree@milanoisd.net.

A special “Celebration 100” event is set for Friday, July 27 at the Milano Civic Center in honor of the Bailey Bank Building’s original opening on July 27, 1912. The Friends of the Bailey Bank Building group will host the event that will include music from lots of Milam County talent, along with food and fellowship.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. with admission $5 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under. All funds raised will go towards turning the Bailey Bank Building into a museum.

Area churches are hosting Vacation Bible Schools this month. Friendship Baptist Church, located six miles south of Milano on Texas 36 will hold VBS from 9 a.m. to noon on July 9-13.

Milano United Method- ist Church will host VBS from July 23-25. Times are 9 a.m. to noon.

Don’t forget that the Milano Evening Lions Club continues to have a fruit and vegetable stand on Tuesdays and Fridays this summer from 8-11 a.m. across from the Milano Post Office. They sell all kinds of local produce.


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