Depot-benefit chili meal set for Fair Park
The Rockdale Historical Society will hold its annual homemade chili meal from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the New Salem HD Clubhouse at Fair Park.
Proceeds from the meal will go toward the restored I&GN Depot-Museum, a project of the Historical Society.
Gary Jackson, historical society volunteer, said tickets are priced at $8 each and may be purchased from any historical society member or at the door on Saturday.
Desserts will be extra and silent auctions items will be on display in the HD Clubhouse for bidding.
Donations sought for annual lunch
Organizers of the annual Community Outreach free Thanksgiving lunch, to be hosted by New Hope Baptist Church Nov. 17 at the New Salem Clubhouse in Fair Park, need more donations and volunteer helpers.
Deliveries will begin at 10:30 a.m. that day with dine-in meals being served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
To assist the effort call James King at 446-7296.
Last year the effort provided 1,103 turkey dinners for the elderly, shut-ins and needy.