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LIONS—Milano Evening Lions Club president John Pruett presents a certificate of appreciation to Susan Larson, S.A.L.T. council member, for an emergency preparedness program presented to the club Thursday at the Milano Senior Center. Larson distributed a variety of educational handouts. LIONS—Milano Evening Lions Club president John Pruett presents a certificate of appreciation to Susan Larson, S.A.L.T. council member, for an emergency preparedness program presented to the club Thursday at the Milano Senior Center. Larson distributed a variety of educational handouts. The Reporter publishes news items from organizations free of charge. Email bill@rockdalereporter.com or fax to 512-446-5317.

Sunshine quilters

Sunshine ‘n Shadows Guilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at Meadowbrook Baptist Church fellowship hall. Members will be working on individual projects. Visitors are welcome. FMI: Eddie Davidson, 512- 446-6316.

Kristi’s Krusaders

MILANO— Kristi’s Krusaders will hold the fourth annual MS Rally on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Nat’s in Milano, according to Kristi Bode, publicist.

Registration will open at 9 a.m. with first bike out at 11 a.m. and last bike in at 4 p.m. Ride fee is $20 ($25 with passenger) and includes a barbecue meal when ride is over.

Stops will include Burnouts in Somerville, Cyndi’s Hawg Hang Out in Hogg, The Ranch in Rockdale and Nat’s in Milano. Barbecue plates will be sold to the public for $8 each starting at noon. A live auction will begin at 5 p.m.

Shirts for the event will also be sold that day. Other activities will include a silent auction, door prizes and a bike show. After the live auction, the Full House Blues Band will play.

FMI: Ray Ditto, 512-760- 0143, Kristi Bode, 254-813-2194, or Amber Ditto, 254-214-3042.

La Escuelita Assn.

La Escuelita Association will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 at the La Escuelita (little school) grounds just off US 79 east of Rockdale.

The meeting is open to the public and all interested persons are encouraged to attend. FMI: Dee Lerma, 512-446-6833.

Buckholts Lions Club

BUCKHOLTS—The Buckholts Lions Club, meeting Aug. 1, heard Buckholts Police Chief Martin Jackson speak about the future of Buckholts. He stressed community influence and community involvement.

The club will continue its Reading Action Program (RAP). Piper Fitzgerald received her membership pin.

Next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 and will include teacher appreciation presentations.

Mt. Homer Cemetery

MILANO—Mt. Homer Baptist Church Cemetery Association dues are now being collected for 2013, according to Connie Seelke, president. “Dues pay for cemetery upkeep, we are proud of the cemetery’s condition and we ask that all member pay their dues so this work can continue,” she said.

Dues should be mailed to Nellie Ryan, PO Box 65, Milano TX 76556. Checks should be payable to Nellie Ryan, with “Mt. Homer Cemetery” written on the memo line.

FMI: Seelke, 979-229-7400, or Ryan, 512-455-6961.


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