Please take time to donate to the GoFundMe page for KRXT’s Bill Gregory in his fight against cancer. Bill has been fighting cancer for several years. After receiving treatments over the last few years, he went thru a remission period. Sadly, he was told the Lymphoma was back and is at a very aggressive stage. The next step is for Bill to receive a stem cell/bone marrow transplant. He currently has health insurance but has reached the max coverage and has to pay out of pocket and is on a limited income. https://www.gofundme.com/billgregory
There will be a benefit for Angela Gail Danek at 11am on Sunday, April 30th, at Moravian Hall in Georgetown. BBQ plates will be available from 11am-1:30pm for $10 per plate. To-go and dine-in will be available. Desserts are $1 extra. A silent auction and live auction will be held. T-shirts will also be sold. The benefit is also accepting auction items and baked goods. To donate, call 254-760-4546, 512-863-5117, or 512-863-0090. Angela was diagnosed with breast cancer and proceeds will go toward her fight against cancer.
The 2017 Cameron Fun Fest and Cameron Police Department BBQ Shootout will be held May 5th and 6th at Ledbetter Park. BBQ cook off contestants have a chance to win over $5000 in cash and prizes. Other events scheduled include a concert, 5K run, carnival, arts & crafts, car show, kid fish, and horseshoe & washer tourneys. In addition, Saturday night is a Party in the Park!
Grace Church, located at 808 W 16th Street in Cameron, would like to invite everyone to their Annual Family Fun Festival on Saturday. October 7th from 9am-5pm. There will be an Arts & Crafts Festival, Activities for the kids, live music, an Auction, Raffle, Crafts, Specialty Items, & Food Booths! If you are interested in renting a 15×15 space (rental fee is only $25) for your crafts, food or specialty item.
The Lexington Cancer Care Ministries will meet at 6:30pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at the Lexington Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 221 Third Street in Lexington. For more information, you can call Jen Coleman at 512-367-3677.
The Rockdale Senior Center is in need of Volunteers for Meals on Wheels. The Center needs help for deliveries on Tuesday and Wednesday. If you would like to volunteer, you can call Carolyn at 512-446-2666.
Enrollment is now open for Tiger Learning Center. The Brand New Tiger Learning Center is dedicated to the growth and development of all children and is equipped to offer quality instruction in a safe, loving and engaging environment. Space is limited and those who have already pre-enrolled are guaranteed acceptance into the TLC. For more information, contact Sari McCoy at 512-430-6027 or email@example.com.
Pack Pals a 501c (3) non-profit organization currently serving the children of Rockdale and Milano School Districts is looking for donations. This program provides weekend supply of nutritious food for children when school lunch of breakfast is unavailable on a weekday, weekend or school holiday. Pack Pals is in need of individual serving sizes of foods and monetary donations. If you would like to donate, you can drop of food at Rockdale Signs & Photography. Monetary donations can be mailed to Pack Pals, P.O. Box 766, Rockdale, Texas 76567. If you would like to volunteer, call Jocelyn Lewis at 512-461-6908.
G-E-D classes are available every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30am-3pm at the One Stop Center at 313 North Main in Rockdale. For more information, you can call Barbara Cromwell at 512-446-6440 ext. 7021.
Rockdale iTigers offers iFit twice a week: Mondays at 6:30pm and Wednesdays at 7pm at the RHS weight room. This is also open to the public and it is free.
Rockdale ISD Gold Cards are available for complimentary general admission to school events, sports, etc., for persons who are 60 years of age or older and live within the Rockdale Independent School District. The cards do not have an expiration date and are available in the RISD Central Administration Building, 520 West Davilla during regular office hours.
The Milam County Tax Office Rockdale Substation is open Monday-Friday from 8 am-4pm. The office is closed at 12noon for lunch.
Rockdale High School and Junior High School Students have an opportunity to learn the skills to build an Airplane. Students will be able to work on constructing a plane. Rockdale Tiger Flight meets each Saturday at 10 am at H.H. Coffield Regional Airport on FM 908 South.
The Coat of Many Colors Thrift Store at 121 East 2nd in Taylor is open Monday-Friday 9am-2pm. Sheppard’s Heart and Community Ministries also located at 121 East 2nd is open Tuesday and Thursday 1pm-3pm and on Saturday from 9am-10am. For more information, you can call 512-352-5553.
Every Thursday and 3rd Saturday of the month, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at the Chriesman Community Center in Chriesman, Texas from 7 p.m.-9p.m.
Karaoke the 1st and 3rd Friday every month at the Cameron VFW Post 2010 in Cameron.
The Milano Jamboree will be held on the last Saturday of each month at 7 pm in the Milano Civic Center in Milano. Everyone is invited to come enjoy some great country and gospel music. Admission is free and refreshments will be available.
Standards Hospice sponsors grief support meetings from 6 pm-7pm every 2nd Thursday at First United Methodist Church Family Life Center located on 112 North Travis in Cameron. For more information call Gary Nichols at 254-284-0045 extension 2013.
The Cameron Volunteer Fire Department is 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 respond to fires and attend meetings and drills each Monday. For more information, contact any firefighter, stop by the fire station, or call 254-697-4702.
The Scott & White Blood Center is in urgent need of type A blood. The donor center is located in room 115 across form the McLane Dining Room. Hours are Monday -Thursday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and on Friday 9 am.-2 pm. Call 254-724-HERO or 877-724-HERO.
Allen AME Church and Worship Center at 216 E. Third Street in Rockdale invites everyone to Wednesday Bible Encounter at 6:30pm, Sunday Church School at 9:30am, and Sunday Worship Experience at 10:30am. Call 512-446-4124 for more information.
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Taylor invites you to worship every Sunday at 9:15 am. The church is located at 401 7th Street in Taylor.
American Legion Riders are looking for Veterans that are motorcycle riders. The chapter will be out of Post 9 in Cameron. For information, call 254-605-0601.
Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Cameron, Milano or Rockdale. For class dates, text or call 254-760-6110, or send an e-mail to HarrisEdSvc@yahoo.com. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10 percent on your vehicle insurance by taking a class.
Standards of Care will be at Bea’s Kitchen, at 101 East Main Street, at 10:30 am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for free blood sugar and blood pressure checks.