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LIONS OFFICERS—Milano Evening Lions Club installed officers June 6 at the Senior Center. From left: Carol Newman, installing officer; John Pruett, president; Bill McMinn, past president; Brenda Pruett, secretary; Tommy Grimes, treasurer; Curtis Chubb, membership chair; James Walker, Lion Tamer. LIONS OFFICERS—Milano Evening Lions Club installed officers June 6 at the Senior Center. From left: Carol Newman, installing officer; John Pruett, president; Bill McMinn, past president; Brenda Pruett, secretary; Tommy Grimes, treasurer; Curtis Chubb, membership chair; James Walker, Lion Tamer. The Reporter publishes news items from organizations free of charge. Email bill@rockdalereporter.com or fax to 512- 446-5317.

Milano Opry ahead Saturday at MHS

MILANO—The Milano Opry will be held Saturday, June 15 at Milano High School. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show will start at 7.

Admission is $7 with children age 10 and under free. Guest performers will be Paul Schlesinger, Savannah Prestridge and Don Pope. House band members are Michael Herod, Billy Barnett, Ab Woods, Michael Wall, Johnny Foster and Lynn Martin.

“Come hungry as we will have hamburgers and BBQ sandwiches,” said Lynn Martin, publicist. “Come out and help us raise money for next year’s scholarship recipients.”

Town & Country Club’s cookie exchange Thurs.

THORNDALE—Thorndale Town & Country Club will hold a cookie exchange at the Thorndale Chamber building on Thursday, June 13. Members are planning a wiener roast in City Park on July 25.

A bake sale held April 20 as part of the Thorndale Car & Quilt Show was a success and some of the funds will help with the Fourth of July party that the club will host for MARC on July 3.

Contact Sarah Lincoln, 512-898- 2163, for other meeting dates and locations. Visitors, and new members, are welcome.

Crown Garden Club visits Bullock Museum

Nine members of Crown Garden Club visited the Bob Bullock Museum in Austin for their May meeting. They toured the museum and saw the “Flight of the Butterflies” in 3-D in the museum’s IMax theatre. The film told of the Monarch butterfly’s yearly migration from Canada to Mexico.

Lunch followed at the Hyde Park Grill.

The June meeting will be a luncheon at the home of Martha Newman in Milano with Barbara Valek co-hostess.— Peggy Cooke, reporter

Sunshine Quilt Guild to meet Thursday, June 27

Sunshine ‘n Shadows Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27 at Meadowbrook Baptist Church fellowship hall. Members will be making medicine bags for the VA Hospital. FMI: Edna Davidson, 512-446-6316.

Buckholts Lions Club

BUCKHOLTS—An ice cream sale at the annual Buckholts Cotton Festival was a successful project of the Buckholts Lions Club, clearing $286. The club awarded $650 scholarships to Brandon Yaniz and Levi Baddock.

A new officer training seminar was held May 13 at the Community Center. Debbie Hayes received Citizen of the Year award and Kent Dutton was named Lion of the Year. Speaker was Steven Kirkpatrick, for Central Texas Master Singers.

Next club meeting will be at 7 p.m. July 11.

Grief support meetings

CAMERON—Standards Hospice is holding Grief Support Group meetings from 5 to 6 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesdays. Greg Nichols is bereavement coordinator. Location is Standards Hospice, 602 N. Travis in Cameron. FMI: 254-284-0045, extension 2013.


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