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Earth Day set for Saturday in Rockdale

CHAMBER CHAT
DENISE BROCK
Rockdale Chamber of Commerce

Saturday is Earth Day, with a kickoff from 8 a.m. to 12-noon at Wolf Park many projects throughout the day.

Contact Ken Ansell to see how you can get involved. See story on page 2A.

• Welcome District 8 EEA. They will be here for a conference being held here in Rockdale April 25 at the Patterson Center.

• Place of Hope is having Hope Night April 29th at the KC Hall from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Get your tickets early.

• May 6, BBQ shootout. Cameron Ledbetter Park.

• June 2-3 is the Rockdale Buckin’ Bulls & BBQ Cook Off, including a car show, petting zoo, arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, washer tournament, barrel racing, bull riding, mutton bustin’.

On Friday night, June 2 at Fair Park, with the entertainment line-up of the Los A-T Boyz & A J Castillo to finish the night.

On Saturday, June 3, gates open at 9 a.m. starting with a car show, petting zoo, carnival, arts & crafts vendors, washer Tournament, BBQ cookers and awards, bull riding that evening, and entertainment with Caden Gillard, Bleu Edmondson and Sam Riggs to finish out the event.

We are still taking vendors. Anyone wishing to volunteer to help with this event we would love for you to, just call the chamber at 512-446-2030

Sponsorships are now available for purchase. Contact the Chamber at 512-446-2030 for more information.

If you wish to sign up to volunteer we won’t turn you down.

• June 10th, the Rockdale Masonic Lodge will be hosting a Casino Night Fundraiser at the Rockdale VFW from 7 to 11 p.m.

Tickets are $50, they are only printing a certain amount, so get your tickets.

Contact Mike Walko at 512-484-1111 or Steve Young at 713-253-9600 for more information.

• The 83rd annual Rockdale Homecoming is Sunday, June 11 at the Patterson Civic Center.

On Saturday, June 10th they will have an ice cream social with the Community Band performing.

If you have any questions, please call the chamber at 512-446-2030.

If you are not a Chamber member, please come see us. We have many benefits to being a member and through suggestions from you, we would like to add more. Visit our website at www.rockdalechamber.com and our Facebook page.


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