School supplies drive under way in Rockdale

The annual VFW/Auxiliary school supplies drive will be held in Rockdale next month with distribution Aug. 20.

Donations may be made at the post home, on US 79 or to PO Box 186, Rockdale, TX 76567. Donations are encouraged by Aug. 5.

Last year’s drive raised over $1,600 for students in Rockdale, Cameron, Milano, Gause, Lexington, Caldwell and Rosebud.

‘Little Blessings’ fundraiser set October 26

Little Blessings, Inc. is having a giveaway and dance Saturday, Oct 26 at the Thorndale Fireman’s Hall. Top prize is a camouflaged Kubota RTV 400 ($9,000 value) Second is a custom built 5x10 utility trailer. Third is a $500 gift card.

All profits go to the St. Paul Lutheran Church building fund. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call any of the directors: Gina and Jimmy Gillmore, 512-269-6810 or 512-269-9309, Marty Irwin 512-760- 5056 or Denise Melde 512-269-9620.

Carol’s, in Thorndale, will also sell tickets.

Dustin benefit slated Aug. 11 at KC Hall

A benefit for three-year-old cancer patient Dustin Pickel is Aug. 11 at the KC Hall.

Activities include a barbecue sale, auction and a fund-raiser for two sides of processed beef.

Fund raising tickets for the beef, donated by Mike Speer, are $20 each or $100 for six and are available at The Reporter and Miller-Starnes Chevrolet-Buick.

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