Bulletin Board

September 17
The Milam County Farm Bureau will host there annual meeting and dinner Monday, September 17th, at 6:30PM at Bea's Kitchen. RSVP by Monday, September 10th. Phone number for Cameron is 254-697-6488 and the number for Rockdale is 512-446-5156.

September 21
The Yoe High Band tailgate fundraiser will be September 21st from 5-7PM at Yoe Field. Chopped Brisket sandwhiches, chips, dessert, and drink are $8 each. Come out a support Yoe Band.

September 21
The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension offices in Milam County is hosting a Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School Friday, September 21st at noon at Bea's Kitchen in Cameron. Doors open at 11:45AM and the program starts at noon. Registration is $25 per person which includes a dinner tonight Cookbook and a bag full of resources to help cook at home. The class is limited to 25 people so RSVP by calling 254-697-7045. The deadline to register is September Septemebr 17th.

September 23
The 65th Hanover Community Homecoming Picnic will be on September 23rd, at the intersection of FM2095 and FM3242. A covered dish meal will be served at noon. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 254-986-2439.

September 24
The CH Yoe Band Booster Fundraiser will be September 24th. Tickets are $10 each. 5 prizes are set to bew given away: A Cameron meal package, a Temple Meal Package, a Market Package, a Lake Package, and a Sports Package.

September 24
C.H.Yoe High Class of 2019 Parents meeting will be on Monday, September 24th at 5:30PM at the Yoe High Cafeteria. All Parents who have a Yoemen or Lady Yoe Graduating in 2019, please come to help be a part of this Memorable year! For more information you can call 254-295-6092.

September 25
The Annual Minerva Community Center Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 25th, at 6:30PM in the Minerva Community Center. If you are a part of the Minerva Community, or have ties to it, please plan to attend. In addition to electing a new trustee for the year we will discuss repairs/maintenance, plans for the annual homecoming, building rental and other new business. If you have questions contact Deborah Dean at 512-429-1440.

September 26
Rockdale Masonic Lodge is sponsoring a dinner to honor the 2018 Rockdale High School football program on Wednesday, September 26th, beginning at 7PM at the Patterson Center. The keynote speaker will be Blade Bassler, who was an outstanding quarterback, safety, kicker and punter. He was inducted into the Rockdale Hall of Fame in 2017. Head Coach Jeff Miller and others will address the crowd as well. Players and coaches will eat free and a limited amount of tickets are available for sale for $12.50 each. For info, call 713-253-9600 or 512-484-1111.

September 26
The thrift shop in Cameron is having their annual appreciation luncheon Wedensday, at the First United Methodist Family Life Center. The meal starts at 11:30AM and should conclude by 1:30PM. Pizza, salad, drink, and dessert will be served. If you've donated to the thrift shop or volunteered, the meal will be at no cost to you. RSVP by September 21 in person or call 254-697-2283.

September 27
The annual Cen-Tex College Night will be held at the Bell County Expo Center on Thursday, September 27 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Over 100 colleges will be on-sit e to provide information about their campuses and programs. Financial Aid and FAFSA sessions will be provided for parents at 6pm and 7pm. Students can contact Mrs. Shelton or Mrs. Stroud in the YHS Counselors Office for additional information on how to sign up.

September 29
Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose band returns to the Cameron VFW Post 2010 on Saturday, September 29th, starting at 8:30PM. Tickets are $15 at the door. BYOB, Beer, food, and set up's are avalable. For more informtaion, call 254-296-6222.

September 29
Pleasant Retreat United Methodist Church in Thorndale will be having their annual chili supper and live auction, Saturday, September 29th, at the church located at 852 CR458 in Thorndale. Chili serving starts at 5PM with the live auction to start at 6:30PM. For more information, call 512-543-3975.

September 29
The Texas Czech Genealogical Society (TCGS) invites everyone to attend the September 29th program "Celebrating the 100 Year Anniversary of the Founding of Czechoslovakia and the U.S. and Czech Partnership" to be held at the Caldwell Civic and Visitor Center. Registration begins at 8AM, with the program from 9AM-4PM. Membership in TCGS is not required to attend. Speaker presentations center around World War I and the role played by immigrant communities, including Texas Czechs.

Octboer 2
The City of Thrall will be hosting the National Night Out, Tuesday, October 2nd, Starting 6PM at the Thrall City Park. This is a time to meet your local neighbors, government, police officers, and firefighters. Sausage wraps, hot dogs, chips, and soda will be provided. A bounce house is available for the kids.

October 2
Cameron Police Department will be hosting their Annual National Night Out Event on Tuesday, October 2nd, from 5-9PM at the Cameron Police Department. There will be music, food, and fun. National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support and participation in crime efforts, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community relations, and let criminals know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back!

October 6
The Rockdale Fall Music Festival will be October 6th in downtown Rockdale. The 1st annual festival will include a full day of carnival booths, a pumpkin patch, food booths, vintage cars and campers, vendors of all sorts, and live music for the whole family. A 5k run is also scheduled, in addition to washer and domino tourneys and a weiner dog race. A chili cook off will also take place. For info, call 512-968-8278

October 7
he 58th Annual Minerva Homecoming and Community Gathering will be held on Sunday, October 7th, at noon. Please plan to come to the Minerva Community Center at 378 CR 232 Loop to visit and meet your neighbor, as well. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a covered dish lunch while visiting with friends, family, and neighbors. There will be a brief Minerva-Midway Cemetery meeting held. Remember to bring your photos and memories to share. For additional information contact Deborah Dean at 512-429-1440 or Susan Dean at 512-429-1445.

October 13
The Milam Regional Farmers Market for October will be October 13th as a part of Steaktober Fest on the Square in Cameron.

October 28
Roxli Doss, 10 year old grand daughter of James & Denice Doss and daughter of Scott and Gena Doss, was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. This benefit is to help her family with catastrophic medical expenses. The benefit will be from 11AM until 6PM on Sunday, October 28th at the Rockdale KC Hall. BBQ plates of brisket, sausage, and fixin's will be sold starting at 11AM. There will also be a rolling silent auction, a live auction, washer tourney, jewelry go-fish, and live music from the Community in Concert Band. If you would like to donate auction items, call 512-429-1443 or 512-446-2111. If you would like to donate food, call 512-760-5590. You can also make monetary donations to Roxli Doss account at Citizens National Bank. To be an event volunteer, call 512-760-0239 or 512-760-6217.

November 2
There will be a Workforce Readiness Conference on November 2nd from 7:30-11:30AM at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. Registration and breakfast begins at 7AM. Mark your calendar to join business, education, and community leaders to work toward bridging the gap between education and workforce.

November 2
The Texas A&M agrilife Extension Offices of Milam County present the Christmas Cottage and Craft Fair, Friday, November 2nd, from 9AM-1PM at Bea's Kitchen in Cameron. This is an opportunity to shop for holiday gifts and decorations. Doors open at 9AM and lunch will be available at 11AM, with door prizes given away from 12-1PM. Vendors are needed so if you are a crafter looking for a a place to show your talents call 697-7045. Booth space is limited.


On Going Events

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.

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.

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