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Homecoming ahead Sunday at Pleasant Hill

The annual Pleasant Hill Homecoming is set for Sunday July 8 on the church-cemetery grounds, according to Bill Avrett, spokesperson.

“We will gather at 11 a.m. for lunch, a short business meeting and a lot of visiting,” he said.

“All those attending are asked to bring a covered dish,” Avrett said.

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 Wednesdays, according to Greg Nichols, bereavement coordinator.

Location is Standards Hospice, 115 N. Central in Cameron.

For more information call 254- 284-0045, extension 2013.

Bailey Building group to host 100th celebration

MILANO—Friends of the Bailey Bank Building will hold a fund-raiser event, “Celebration 100” at 7 p.m. Friday, July 27 at the Milano Civic Center, celebrating the 100th birthday of the Bailey Bank Building’s opening on July 27, 1912.

The Fr iends of t he Bailey Bank Building group is working on turning the building into a museum in the near future, spokesperson Lynn Martin said. All funds raised will go towards that project.

The night will consist of music provided by local Milam County talent, food and fellowship. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under.

Bring your family and come enjoy a night of entertainment while supporting the history of Milano, Martin said.

Crown Garden Club holds June meeting

The Crown Garden Club met for a luncheon in June at the home of Mar tha Newman in Milano with Barbara Valek serving as hostess.

Nine members and one guest attended.

The program was a demonstration on Ikebana, the ar t of Japanese f lower arranging, given by Newman. There was also a discussion of heirloom tomatoes.

During the business meeting, the group decided to donate $500 to the Kay Theatre project and $100 each to the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Depar tment, Milano VFD and Minerva VFD. The club w ill also prov ide a year’s supply of dog food to the local dog pound.

Door prizes were won by Patricia McKee, Barbara Valek, Yvonne Yount and Carolyn Burford won the Ikebana arrangement made by Newman.

There will be no official meeting in July but the group w ill meet for lunch at a site to be decided.—Peggy Cooke, reporter


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