Bulletin Board

July 10-12 and 15-19
The Milam County Railroad Museum will host their Junior Engineer Camp on July 10-12 and 15-19. The camp is for kids age 8-18 and will run from 9AM-Noon each day of the camp. The cost for all 8 days of activities are $40. Campers will learn about railroads and model railroading through hands-on activities. Two field trips are also scheduled. Space is limited. Sign up online at mcrm-otc.org or call 512-455-9591.

July 15-August 2
Beginning July 15th, the Cameron ISD Summer Meal program will begin. From July 15 until August 2 in Ben Milam Elementary School. Service begins at 11AM until 12:30PM. No food may leave the building, but fruit may be taken home. Meals are served Monday through Thursday with the exception of August 2.

July 16
The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension presents playstreets at the Cameron Elementary Playground from 11AM-1PM. No registration required. There will be water inflatables, bubbles, and games. Wear your swimsuits. For more information call 254-697-7045.

July 19
There will be a pinterest day camp on July 19th, from 8AM-12PM at Bea's Kitchen in Cameron. Cost of admission is a children's book to donate. You must call to register at 254-697-7045.

July 19
Dede Westbrook and Go Crazy will be giving free haircuts on July 19th, from 12PM-6PM at the Cameron Junior High Cafeteria. Ages 3-17 are free.

July 19
St. Monica's Knights of Columbus Council #12601 will be having a gun raffle on Friday the 19th at the Simon George Hall. Tickets are $20. The hall opens at 6:00 PM and the raffle will be at 7:00 PM. A stew dinner and refreshments will be available.

July 20
Dede Westbrook and Go Crazy will host a football camp at Yoe field July 20th, from 9AM-12PM. Limited space is available. Check in time is from 8AM-9PM and free lunch is included. Campers must pre register by visiting universe.com/westbrookfootballcamp

July 20
Cameron VFW presents Kenny Orts on July 20th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

July 20
The 9th Annual Milam County Sheriff’s Office Brown Santa Golf Tournament will be held at the Cameron Country Club on July 20th, a Saturday with 8AM and 1:30PM tee-times. There are three different options for signing up to play in the golf tournament, as well making donations, hole-sponsorships, and a free online payment option. At this tournament will be free breakfast tacos in the morning and free sausage-wraps and water throughout the day. Also will be the “Longest Drive”, “Most Accurate” and “Closest to the Pin” challenges during the course of play. Trophies will be awarded to first, second and third place teams, as well as the winners of the challenges. There will also be a live auction at 1PM and a silent auction throughout the event.

July 20
The Texas Czech Genealogical Society seminar "Missing: Our Elusive Family Members: MIAs, Orphans, and Adoptions" will be July 20th from 8AM-4PM at the Caldwell Civic Center. Sessions will include presentations, demonstrations, and a noon meal. For more information and registration forms, please go to the TCGS website at https://txczgs.org. Registration includes a catered lunch. Membership is not required to attend.

July 27
Friends Supporting Steve Simecek will host a fundraising event Saturday, July 27th at Cameron VFW from 5PM until Midnight. A BBQ meal will be served from 5PM until sold out. Plates are $10 each and to-go will be available. A dance will follow from 8PM until Midnight. Dance entry is $15 or $5 for kids 5-12. All kids under 5 are free. There will also be live and silent auctions and a gun raffle. Steve is a Yoe High graduate and Cameron resident. He was recently diagnosed with 2 types of aggressive stage 4 cancers. Proceeds will go toward his family and medical expenses. For info, call 254-482-1187 or 254-482-1607. For auction donations, call 254-482-2813. For monetary donations, call 512-429-0079.

July 29
There will be a Photography Day Camp on July 29th, from 8-11AM for 7-11 year olds and 1-3PM for 12-18 year olds at the Cameron Chamber Meeting Room. Limit 15 per camp time. Admission is free, you're asked to bring your camera. To register or to get more information, call 254-697-7045.

August 10
The remaining 2019 defensive driving classes for 2019 are as follows: August 10th, September 14th, October 12th, November 9th, and December 14th. Each Class is held the 2nd Saturday each month. Call or text 254-760-6110 with any questions or concerns and to sign up.

August 10
Cameron VFW presents Landon Dodd on August 10th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

August 14
The Milam and Burleson Counties will be holding a groundwater Summit at the Caldwell Civic Center from 9AM-4PM. Sign up by calling 512-455-9900.

August 16-17
The 2019 Cameron Funfest and BBQ Shootout will be August 16th and 17th at Wilson-Ledbetter Park in Cameron. There will be a free concert Friday night featuring Brice Daniels Band. The 5K Beer and Brat Trot run/walk kicks off at 8AM Saturday morning. There will also be arts and crafts, a kids fun zone, the annual kid fish, washer and horseshoe tourneys, and more. For more info, contact the Cameron Chamber of Commerce.

August 31
Cameron VFW presents Can't Hardly Playboyz on August 31st from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

August 31
The Department of Texas Korean War Veterans Association is selling Raffle Tickets to raise money for various efforts to help veterans and their families who are in need. The KWVA also provides financial support for a High School Scholarship Program. The KWVA will be having a car giveaway and each raffle ticket will cost $10 and can be purchased by contacting Texas State President Eddie Bell. A person can purchase as many tickets as they wish. The drawing of the winner will be on August 31st at noon. The car is a brand new 2019 Kia Rio. Dennis Eakin Kia in Killeen will be providing the vehicle. Raffle tickets may also be purchased at this location. This is also the location of the drawing. Call 254-661-4673 to purchase tickets or get more information.

September 8
The annual Homecoming Picnic at SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Marak will be Sunday, September 8th. Mass will be at 10:15AM, with games at Noon. Serving of their famous homefried chicken and homemade sausage begins at 11AM. Plates are $10 each and come with all the trimmings. Food will be available until sold out. A drive thru will also be available. Entertainment will be by the Praha Brothers from 12:30-3:30PM under the Vrazel Polka Band Memorial Pavilion. A horseshoe tourney kicks off at 1PM, and an auction will be held at 3PM. Refreshments will also be available.

September 14
The remaining 2019 defensive driving classes for 2019 are as follows: September 14th, October 12th, November 9th, and December 14th. Each Class is held the 2nd Saturday each month. Call or text 254-760-6110 with any questions or concerns and to sign up.

September 14
Cameron VFW presents Branded Heart on September 14th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

October 12
The remaining 2019 defensive driving classes for 2019 are as follows: October 12th, November 9th, and December 14th. Each Class is held the 2nd Saturday each month. Call or text 254-760-6110 with any questions or concerns and to sign up.

October 12
Cameron VFW presents Alibis Austin on October 12th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

October 19
Cameron VFW presents Jody Nix on October 19th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

November 9
The remaining 2019 defensive driving classes for 2019 are as follows: November 9th and December 14th. Each Class is held the 2nd Saturday each month. Call or text 254-760-6110 with any questions or concerns and to sign up.

November 9
The Temple VFW post 1820 is set to host a Veteran's Day Ceremony on November 9th, starting at 10AM, at the Moffat Cemetery.

November 16
Cameron VFW presents The Can't Hardly Playboyz on November 16th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

December 14th
The remaining 2019 defensive driving classes for 2019 is December 14th. Call or text 254-760-6110 with any questions or concerns and to sign up.

December 14
Cameron VFW presents Jeff Woolsey on December 14th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

December 31
Cameron VFW presents Gordon Collier on December 31st from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $20 per person. The event is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

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On Going Events

Cameron Police Department has now started the year round Explorer program. This program is a career oriented learning for life and geared to help encourage interest in all career paths. This program helps students learn the life of a law enforcement officer, life saving techniques, and developmental skills. This program is open to anyone ages 14-20, no arrest history, good moral character, positive references, and must be able to attend meetings and trainings. For more information or to apply stop by the Cameron Police Department at 605 W. 4th St. or call 254-697-6574. Background check may be required and parent permission is required.

Rosebud Senior Center is open from 9AM to Noon, Monday-Friday. We have games (Bingo, Dominoes, Cards, etc.) each day. Box meals are served with a one-day notice. If you live in town and need transportation, please call us and we'll send someone to pick you up and return you to your home. Please call 254-583-4745 for more information.

Camp Gladiator training with Rachel Kirk goes on every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at the Cameron Courthouse starting at 5AM. For more information Call 254-482-0385.

The Milam Regional Farmers Market will be held the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in March through November from 9am to 1pm at The Yards of Cameron. There will be fresh produce, meat, eggs, bread and other baked goodies along with artisans, mushroom logs, crafts, woodworking and much more. Falls County Recycling will also be available to take recycled goods. For more information contact 254-697-4970.

Karaoke will be held Friday at the Cameron VFW Post 2010. The Canteen will also be open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 645PM until .... Dart tourneys will be held every Wednesday and Friday. Alsdo accepting donations for the Scholarship Fund.

There will be washer tournaments benefitting the American Cancer Society on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at Apache Pass in Rockdale. On the 2nd Sunday, bring your partner. On the 4th Sunday, draw for a partner. Tossing starts at 5:15PM with registration at 4:30PM. Cost is $20 per team, double elimination. For info, call 512-760-7194.

Fridays and Saturdays 7AM-Noon, there will be a Farmers Market at 2103 N. Travis in Cameron

Join the Cameron Library for Books to Grow On Story Time, Wednesdays at 10:30AM.

The Cameron Volunteer Fire Department is now accepting applications for membership in the department. No prior fire service qualifications are needed. Applicants must be 18 years of age, no criminal history, have a drivers license, a vehicle to respond with, live within a few miles of Cameron, and most of all be able to repond to fires and attend meetings and drills each Monday. For more info, contact any firefighter or stop by the fire station, or call 697-4702.

The Yoemen Band Booster Club meets every 2nd Monday at 6PM in the Yoe High Band Hall which is next to the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The public is welcome. Memberships are also available for $10 per person. Upcoming meetings are Oct 10th, Nov 7th, Dec 12th, Jan 9th, Feb 13th, Mar 6th, Apr 10th, and May 8th.

Monthly Meetings of San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 AF&AM in Cameron, located at 106 West 6th Street, will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month. A meal is at 6:30PM, with the meeting to follow.

Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Milano from 8:30AM-3PM. For class dates, Text or call: 254-760-6110, or send an e-mail to: HarrisEdSvc@yahoo.com for more informatio. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10% on your vehicle insurance by taking a class!

Every Thursday and 3rd saturday, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at Chriesman Community Center, from 7-9PM.

Milano Jamboree will be held the last Saturday of every month at 7PM in the Milano Senior Citizens Center.

Blessings from GOD food Pantry will distribute food to citizens on the first and third tuesday of each month. The first Tuesday, hours are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the third Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Enrollment for GED classes is getting underway. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8PM. ESL classes will also be held. ESL classes will be Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6PM. Cost of the classes is free. If you would like to enroll or would like more info, contact Karen at 593-3011 or 593-2744.

Are you 55 years or older & in search of a job in the Cameron area? Put Experience Works to work helping you. We are a National non-profit organization that provides training and job placement services for older workers. We provide paid work experience through collaboration with community service agencies in the your area. Put your experience to work today by calling 1-800-460-8801 ext. 2003 TODAY!

Standards of Care will be at Bea's Kitchen, at 101 East Main Street, at 10:30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for free blood sugar and blood pressure checks.

Crafting Galore will meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 12:30-4PM roughly at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center located at 111 N Travis in Cameron. This is a community group for all Handcrafters. If you're working on a project, competed 1 and want to share it, or just looking for ideas or instruction, this is the group for you. Use the side door and bring a small snack to share. Coffee and tea are available.