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Kristi’s Krusaders MS Rally set for Saturday
By Kay Lagrone
Reporter correspondent

Kristi’s Krusaders will hold their fourth annual MS Rally bike run on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Nat’s in Milano. Registration will open at 9 a.m. with first bike out 11 a.m. and last bike in at 4 p.m. Ride fee is $20 for rider and $25 with passenger that also includes a barbecue meal when you return from the ride.

Stops and sponsors for this year’s ride are 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 starting at noon. A live auction will begin at 5 p.m. The group will also have a bike show, silent auction and door prizes, as well as event T-shirts for sale that day. After the auction, live music will be provided by Full House Blues Band.

This fund-raiser is for a 501c3 organization so come on out and help raise money to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. For more information or to donate to the fund-raiser, please contact Ray Ditto, 512-760-0143, Kristi Bode 254- 813-2194 or Amber Ditto 254-214-3042.

The Milano Volunteer Fire Department will hold dedication ceremonies for its new building/ shelter at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. The new VFD location is at 305 E. Avenue C (US79/TX36).

The Milano Athletic Booster Club will host a spaghetti supper on Friday, Sept. 27 prior to the Eagles homecoming football game. Serving will take place starting at 5 p.m. until sold out.

Donations are being sought for spaghetti sauce, garlic bread, bags of salad/lettuce, salad dressing and tomatoes. All “homemade” sauces will be entered into a contest to win a $20 football concession stand voucher. Desserts will be provided by Milano athletes. Anyone wishing to donate an item(s )may call or email any MABC officer by Sept. 20. Officers are president Becky Ferrara (bdavisferrara@gmail.com), vice president Tammy Neal (Tamitammy@yahoo.com), treasurer Teresa McBee (mcbeetrucking@aol.com) and secretary Iris Guthrie (iguthrie@milanoisd.net).

Milano Volunteer Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary will hold its annual fall garage sale Oct. 3-5 at the brand new Milano VFD/ shelter, 305 East Avenue C (US 79/TX 36). Hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3-4 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5.

The building will be open starting Monday, Sept. 30 at 8 a.m. to accept donations for the sale. For more information, contact Jane Yoakum, 446-5110; Lois Love, 455-7915; or Carolyn Vinton, 979- 224-0227.

The Milano Alumni Scholarship committee is offering their mini scholarships for the 2013 fall semester. Any Milano graduate who has completed one year or two semesters at a college or trade school is eligible to apply. For applications call Carolyn Hafley at 512-455-2473.

The Milano Ex-Students Association reunion and luncheon will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 at Milano High School. A catered meal by The Crossing will be served at noon. Fliers for the event have been mailed out. For more information on the reunion, contact Carolyn Hafley, 512-455-2473.

MHS Class of 1978 will hold its 35th-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Milano Community Center, downtown across from the post office. For more information email milanoclassof78@yahoo.com or Milano Class of 78 35 year reunion on Facebook.


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