Milano alumni reunion, meal Saturday

Reporter correspondent

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. For more information on the reunion, contact Carolyn Hafley, 512-455-2473.

This is always a fun time to visit with old and new friends.

This is all coinciding with Homecoming week at Milano ISD. During Friday’s football game, the 2013 Homecoming queen will be announced. Senior nominees are Victoria Garcia, Emily Overall, Sarah Pedroza and Kelly Jo Wadlington. Class duchesses are freshmen Cashlyne Blake and Christina Zeig, sophomore Kayla Wall and junior Melodie Jones.

The Milano Athletic Booster Club will host a spaghetti supper in the elementary cafeteria on Friday, Sept. 27, prior to the Eagles homecoming football game. Serving will take place starting at 5 p.m. until sold out. Plates are $7 each.

Donations are being sought for spaghetti sauce, garlic bread, bags of salad/lettuce, salad dressing and tomatoes. Donations need to be at the elementary cafeteria by 1 p.m. Friday. All “homemade” sauces will be entered into a contest to win a $20 football concession stand voucher. Desserts will be provided by Milano athletes.

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).

Friendship Baptist Church, located seven miles south of Milano on TX 36, will hold a “fifth Sunday singing” on Sept. 29. The singing will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a meal to follow the service. For more information, contact Delmar McCracken at 979-567-0242.

MHS Class of 2014 Project Graduation is taking orders for Milano knit blankets. The blanket is 63” X 63”. Cost is $45 each. Personalization can be added for an additional $15. Money is due at time of ordering. The group is also selling “bull bingo” tickets for a chance to win one of two $200 debit cards. The “bingo” will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28. A limited number of tickets have been sold for the event and cost $10 each. Contact a MHS senior, senior parent to place your order or buy tickets.

Milano Volunteer Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary will hold its annual fall garage sale Oct. 3-5 at the brand new Milano VFD/ shelter. 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, 512-455-2473 or Marie Bakken, 254-718-0133.

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 or Milano Class of 78 35 year reunion on Facebook.

Thank you to everyone that came out and helped “surprise” Claude on Saturday night for his birthday. He turned 70 on Sunday but the kids pulled together a party for him on Saturday night at the Lagrone Farm where he grew up. It was great time, “fiesta style” with fajitas, a pinata and Claude even wore a sombrero.

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