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Shredder at Chamber March 7

The commercial cross shredder will be back in Rockdale on Friday, March 7, according to Chamber secretary Denise Brock. The community service project is sponsored by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce and Rockdale Rotary Club.

The shredder will be at the Chamber building from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Individuals and businesses are welcome to use the shredder, with it free for individuals and 16-cents per pound or less.

Those interested are asked to contact the Chamber, 512- 446-2030, to let them know you are coming.

LRHC scholarship applicatons available

Little River Healthcare is now accepting applications for its scholarship program, which was established to enable interested persons located in Milam County to continue or pursue an education in healthcare. Five individual scholarships worth $5,000 each will be awarded each year to persons who pursue medical careers.

LRHC scholarships may be used at any post-secondary institution listed in Education Publications, Incorporated. This directory lists all post-secondary schools currently accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.

Any interested person may apply for these scholarships provided that they are a resident of Milam County (This includes college students living outside of Milam County provided that their parents or guardians continue to reside in Milam County) and/or; be the child or step-child of an employee of Little River Healthcare.

Applications may be typed (typewriter or computer) or hand written legibly. Applications can be obtained from your high school counselor’s office or by visiting the front desk in the main lobby of Little River Healthcare Rockdale Hospital, Richards Memorial campus or by calling 512-446- 4500.

Deadline for this year is April 30, 2014. (This is not the postmark deadline. All applications must be received by this date.)

Previous Little River Healthcare recipients are eligible to resubmit an application to compete for the 2014 scholarship. Applicants must meet all application criteria.


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