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NHS group hosting blood drive on Monday, Nov. 19

By Kay Lagrone
Reporter correspondent

Mi lano High School’s National Honor Society will sponsor a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19. If you would like to donate come by the school and sign up for a time or get in touch with Coach John Hughes, jhughes@milanoisd.net, with any question you may have.

The chili sure was tasty on Friday at the MISD Athletic Booster Club’s annual chili supper. There were all sorts of different chilies to try. Great job by a great organization.

Milano High School’s Theatre Company will present a one-time showing of “A Tuna Christmas” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. Curtain will go up at 7 p.m.

Dates and times have been announced for the annual City of Milano Christmas Parade and Christmas decoration contest. The parade will start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 from the elementary/football field parking lot, traveling downtown and back to the Milano Civic Center. This year’s theme is “Join Us on the Christmas Express.” A traditional Christmas meal will be served following parade at the civic center. More information on the parade as the date approaches.

Judging for the annual Christmas decorations contest around town has been set for Saturday, Dec. 15. Be sure to have your lights on at dark to be judged.

Don’t forget that the Milano ISD PATCH Club is still collecting “Box Tops For Education.” There are several containers around town where you can drop off the box tops, including the post office, water department and school offices. The box tops are sent in and the school earns free money.


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