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Genealogy society

Milam County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 in the conference room of Citizens National Bank, Rockdale. Eugenia Newton will bring the program.

Members whose surnames begin with the letters Q through Z will be in charge of refreshments. Linda Whorton will provide drinks, ice, plastic and paper goods.

Visitors are welcome.—Linda Whorton, publicity

Jamboree Saturday

MILANO—The Milano Country Junction Jamboree will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Milano Civic Center. Admission is free and refreshments are available.

All visitors and musicians are invited.— Tena Galbreath, publicity

Locklin Cemetery Assn.

THORNDALE¬≠— Locklin Cemetery Association will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Senior Citizens Center in Thorndale.

“Officers will be elected and a progress report will be heard on the cemetery beautification, remapping and other improvements,” said Nancy Graham, secretary.

Grief support meetings

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, Cameron. FMI: 254-284- 0045, extension 2013.

Sunshine quilters

Sunshine ‘n Shadows Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 in fellowship hall of Meadowbrook Baptist Church. Visitors and prospective new members are welcome. “We will be working on baby quilts,” Eddie Davidson, publicist, said. FMI: 446-6316.

Square dance club

THORNDALE— Kountry Squares square dance club dances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Thorndale Chamber of Commerce building, 120 South Main. Visitors are welcome. Fun Badge nights are also held with “Aggravate the Caller” badges earned recently. “The Watermelon badge” can be earned Sept. 20. FMI: 512- 943-0307 or email kountrysquares@gmail.com.—Jeanne Sparlin, reporter

Senior bowlers needed

Senior bowlers are needed for the fall season at Leesure Lanes in Giddings. The senior mixed league will meet at noon on Monday, Sept. 10. Following the meeting, the league will begin bowling at 1 p.m.

For more information, contact Kathleen Albrith, 979-542-3592, or Leesure Lanes, 979-542-3195.


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