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The Cameron ISD Scholarship Foundation is set to present the 4th annual golf tournament Saturday, April 20th at the Cameron Country Club with a shotgun start of 10 am. The cost is $240 per team and $60 per individual, which includes a mulligan. The 4-man scramble is an 18 hole, which is open to all golfers. Trophies will be awarded to 1-3rd place as well as closest to the pin and longest drive. Carts are available to rent and private carts are welcome. For more information, call 254-697-3512, 254-493-7696, or 254-541-7461.

Easter Fest will be held on Saturday, April 20th at 2 pm at 802 South College Street in Cameron. There will be Live music throughout the day. There will also be a pastor dunk booth, face painting, Easter egg hunt, youth fundraiser, and food. All money raised will go towards the youth camp fundraiser.

The Taylor City Easter Egg Hunt at Heritage Square Park Hunt begins at 10 am Saturday, April 20th. Three age groups; parent or adult must accompany each child. Contact Debbie Charbonneau for more information at 512-352-3463.

There will be a Community Sunrise Service Easter morning Sunday. April 21st at 6:30 am on the Downtown Mall in Cameron. Abiding Savior Lutheran Church and the Cameron Area Ministerial Alliance sponsor the service. Dress is casual, there will be chairs available or you can remain in your vehicle if you so desire. A light continental breakfast will be served. Everyone is invited to come celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior. In case of inclement weather, services will be in Bea’s Kitchen.

Anyone summoned for jury duty in Judge John Youngblood`s 20th District Court for 10 am Monday, April 22nd you need not report as that case has been resolved.

The Milam County Health Department is collaborating with the Texas Department of State Health Services Public Health Region 7, Texas A&M University, School of Public Health, EPI Assist Team, and public health professionals from other Counties will conduct a County Health Assessment survey on Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th. The purpose of the County Health Assessment is to assess public health and develop a five-year health strategy for Milam County to best utilize the Health Departments resources while improving public health needs. Across the county about two hundred and ten homes will be randomly selected to conduct the survey. Training will be conducted at Bea’s Kitchen to support the survey on the morning of April 26th. In the afternoon between 3 pm – 5:30 pm groups will go out and begin taking surveys at residences. About 10 to 15 teams of 2 to 3 public health professionals and Texas A&M School of Public Health students will be conducting the survey. The health professionals will have vests which have “Public Health” on them and the A&M students will be wearing a maroon shirt which will have “EPI Assist”. On April 27th, more surveys will be conducted around the county between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm. The survey should take between 15 to 20 minutes to complete.

The Cameron Elementary School PTO presents a Spring Market from 9 am-3 pm Saturday, April 27th, at the Cameron Elementary gym. Admission is FREE. There will be unique gifts, clothes, home decor, jewelry, and more. For info, email cameronelempto@gmail.com.

Milam County Precinct 2 will be hosting a tire collection on Saturday, April 27th, from 8 am-2 pm at the Precinct 2 barn at 3106 North Travis in Cameron. Items accepted include Tires with rims, Tubes and tire pieces, and All Tractor Tires. Items NOT accepted include any industrial size tires or tires over the size of 17.5-25. If you have any questions call Commissioner Shuffield at 254-697-7054.

The Cameron citywide cleanup will be Saturday, April 27th, from 8 am-3 pm at the City Yard at 701 East Main in Cameron. There will be free disposal for city residents. You must present your city water bill to take part. Acceptable items include unbundled brush, furniture, yard waste, appliances without freon, and tires. Items NOT accepted include: paints and thinners, antifreeze, pesticides, herbicides, gasoline, automotive products, used motor oil and filters, Freon items. All items should be separated by category to make the line move faster. If you have any questions, call 254-697-6646.

The Cameron Elementary School PTO presents a Spring Market from 9 am-3 pm on Saturday, April 27th, at the Cameron Elementary gym. Admission is FREE. There will be unique gifts, clothes, home decor, jewelry, and more. For information, email cameronelempto@gmail.com.

The Rockdale Spring Athletic Banquet is Tuesday, April 30th at 6 pm. at the Rockdale Junior High Commons. Tickets for the Athletic Banquet are now on sale at the Athletic Office.Tickets are $5.00 each. Parents do not have to pay to attend the banquet and only need to purchase a ticket if they want to eat. All High School Athletes that participated in girls basketball, boys basketball, power lifting, soccer, golf, girls track, boys track, tennis, baseball and softball are provided a meal ticket. These tickets will be handed out during athletic periods. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door the night of the banquet.

The Cameron Police Department will be hosting a Crawfish Boil on Saturday, May 4th, from 12 noon until sold out. The Police Department is located at 605 West 4th Street in Cameron. For $10 a plate, you get your choice of a crawfish or shrimp plate with sides of potatoes and corn. Also on the menu is bottled water for $1 and Hotdogs with chips for $2. For more information call 254-697-6574.

Relay For Life of Elgin will be Saturday, May 4th from 4 pm–midnight at Elgin Elementary School Track. Fore more information, call Shelley Buchman at 512-627-7185 or email her at syoungmk24@yahoo.com.

The Rockdale High School Band Banquet will be held on Sunday, May 5th at 6:30 pm at RHS Cafeteria.  For more information, you can call the school at 512-430-6000.

The 7th annual Milam County Aggie Moms Golf Tournament will be Saturday, May 11th at Cameron Country Club. The 4-person scramble tourney will have shotgun start times of 9 am and 1 pm. The tourney is open to all golfers and will be $75 per player. Singles are welcome. Lunch and carts will be provided. Prizes will be awarded. For information, call any Milam County Aggie Mom or Cameron Country Club. Sponsors are also being sought for the tourney. For sponsor or player information, call 512-760-5428 or 254-697-1373.

The Giddings Citizens National Bank Relay For Life Team will hold a Bake Sale on Saturday, May 11th at the Citizens National Bank Drive Thru Parking Lot. The Sale will be from 8 am until sold out. All money raised goes towards the Citizens National Bank Relay For Life Team.

The Falls County 4-H Livestock Judging group will be holding a 5K stampede or kid 1k run. The 5k run starts at 8 am and the 1k starts at 9 am. Planned during the event will be refreshments, a bake sale, southern C-Boutique shop pop up shop with 25% of those sales going towards the judging team, and fun. Sponsorships are also available. To sign up go to www.runsignup.com/stampede5k

The Rockdale I-S-D Parade of Bands is Tuesday, May 14th at 7 pm at RHS Auditorium. Call 512-530-6000 for more information.

The Relay For Life of Central Bell County is Saturday, May 18th from 12 noon–12 midnight at the Bell County Expo Center. Fore more information, email Ashley Armstrong at ashleyr.armstrong@cancer.org or call 512-919-1900.

The City of Cameron will have a Community Work Day on Saturday, May 18th, from 8 am- 12 noon. Volunteers needed! Show up at Bea’s Kitchen with gloves, shovels, rakes, and friends. You will be assigned a project to do from there. A chili and cornbread lunch will be served to all volunteers at noon.

The Rockdale Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremonies will be Friday, May 24th at 7:30 pm Tiger Stadium.

A Memorial Day Service will be held at 10 am on Memorial Day Monday, May 27th at Murphy Park Liberty Gardens in Taylor. There will be a Ceremony to Honor those Fallen Veterans featuring retired military members speaking, singing. There will be light refreshments.

The Relay For Life of Lee County is Friday, June 7th from 6 pm to 12 midnight at the Giddings Buffalo Stadium, 2337 North Main. This years’ theme is “Fiesta for a Cure!”.  For more information, email Diana Juarez diana.juarez@cancer.org or call  512-919-1810.

The 18th Annual MARC RUN brought to you by The Bad to the Bone Riders of Rockdale will take place on Saturday, June 8th, at The Ranch in Rockdale. This annual ride benefits The M.A.R.C. (Milam Adult Resource Center) of Milam County, which serves all Milam County Adult Residents with Physical & Learning Disabilities. Registration starts at 9 am, with first bike out at 11 am and last bike in at 4 pm. The ride fee is $20 per rider or $25 with a passenger. The fee includes a BBQ meal. Plates will also be sold starting at 11:30 am until sold out. Long-sleeve and pocket ride shirts are available pre-sale only. Short-sleeve shirts and ride pins will be available the day of the ride. That night, there will be a live auction, drawing, DJ, and door prizes. Awards will also be handed out. For information, call 512-540-2561 or 512-299-7446,

ON GOING EVENTS

Rockdale City Hall will have the following customer service hours available to the public for the Lobby, Phone, and Drive-Thru: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30 pm-4:30 pm. Alternative payment options: drop box, online payments & bank drafts.

$3 Bag Day is the first Friday of the month at Rockdale Heavenly Treasures in Downtown Rockdale.

The Rockdale City Library is open Monday thru Wednesday and Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, Thursdays from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm, and Saturday 9 am to 1 pm.

The American Cancer Society will be hosting a Washers Tournament benefit every 2nd & 4th Sunday of the Month at Apache Pass Ice House. Registration begins at 4:30 pm. Tournaments start at 5:15 pm. $20 per team, double elimination Prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place teams. For more information contact: Kim Jeter at 512-760-7194.

Al-Anon Support Group “Just For Today Rockdale” Meets Every Tuesday 6 pm to 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 302 East Davilla (corner of Green & Davilla).  For More Information Contact:  Carolyn S. at 512-273-2484.

Rockdale I-S-D is currently hiring bus drivers. Pay starts at $11.50 an hour. Rockdale I-S-D will pay fees for physical, certification and testing for CDL license. FBI background check and drug testing required prior to hire. Contact the Transportation Department at 512-430-6020 for more information.

Rockdale PAWS is an Organization that socializes, cares for and finds foster homes or forever homes for animals picked up by Rockdale Animal Control. They are looking to pet lovers for help. They need volunteers to feed and take care of the animals. Donations are welcome to pay for food, shots, spaying and neutering and treatment to get them ready for adoption. For more information call 512-799-8502 or visit the Rockdale PAWS Facebook page.

The Lexington Cancer Care Ministries will meet at 6:30 pm on the 2nd and 4th Monday 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.

The Blessings from God Food Pantry will be passing out food from the mobile pantry every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 11 am-12 noon. Fruits and vegetables are distributed every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 pm-2 pm. The pantry is located at 1300 North Austin in Cameron.

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 her at smccoy@rockdaleisd.net.

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 8:30 am – 3 pm 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 6:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7 pm at the Rockdale High School weight room. This is also open to the public and it is free.

Rockdale I-S-D 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 Rockdale I-S-D Central Administration Building, 520 West Davilla during regular office hours. Contact Dyan Shelander at 512-430-6000 or email dshelander@rockdaleisd.net

The Milam County Tax Office Rockdale Substation is open Monday-Friday from 8 am -4 pm. The office is closed at 12 noon 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. For more information, call Jimmy Cox at 512-429-0230.

The Coat of Many Colors Thrift Store at 121 East 2nd in Taylor is open Monday-Friday 9 am-2 pm. Sheppard’s Heart and Community Ministries also located at 121 East 2nd is open Tuesday and Thursday 1 pm.-3 pm and on Saturday from 9 am-10 am. For more information, you can call 512-352-5553.

Cameron Area Christian Services Thrift Shop is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 am to 3 pm. Cameron Area Christian Services Thrift Shop is located at 300 South Houston in Cameron. Used clothing and many other types of items are for Sale to the Public. Donations of food, funds and other items are accepted during the same hours.

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 pm – 9 pm.

Karaoke from 5 pm to 11:55 pm 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 – 7 pm 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 Baylor 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 am-6 pm and on Friday 9 am-2 pm. Call 877.724.HERO (4376), or visit www.bswblood.com.

Allen AME Church and Worship Center at 216 E. Third Street in Rockdale invites everyone to Wednesday Bible Encounter at 6:30 p.m., Sunday Church School at 9:30 am, and Sunday Worship Experience at 10:30 am. 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.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church adult class will meet every 2nd Monday at 6 pm. A Youth Survivor class meets every 3rd Monday at 6 pm and every 4th Monday is a mission meeting. Wednesdays is a Bible Study at 6 pm.

The Salty Community Church has non-denominational services each Sunday at 10 am.

St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Cameron invites all to weekend Masses. On Saturday in English at 6 pm, Sunday at 7 am in Spanish, and 10 am in English. The Church is located at 306 S. Nolan in Cameron.

First United Methodist Church of Cameron welcomes you to their monthly “Free Pancake Supper” on the last Thursday of each monthly from 5:30 pm- 7 pm at the Fellowship Hall (behind Rattlers). Everyone is welcome!

AMAZING GRACE THRIFT SHOP on Highway 36 at the caution light in Buckholts is a non-profit organization that has clothes and shoes priced at 50 cents. They also have household items, books, baby items, etc. The group relies on donations to make this a ministry of God’s grace and will use the money for scholarships, school functions, and other community projects that God puts in their hearts. Their hours are every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 am-2 pm and every Friday from 1 pm-6 pm. For more information, please contact Deb at 254-721-0055.

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 a.m. on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for free blood sugar and blood pressure checks.

First United Methodist Church of Cameron welcomes you to their monthly “Free Pancake Supper” on the last Thursday of each monthly 5:30 pm-7 pm at the Fellowship Hall (behind Rattlers). Everyone is welcome!

Rosebud Senior Center is open from 9 am to Noon, Monday-Friday. There are 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 254-583-4745 and someone will pick you up and return you to your home. For more information, call 254-583-4745 for more information.

Rockdale ISD Phone Numbers

To reach Rockdale ISD staff, call the main numbers listed below and select the extension for the person or department you need to reach.

Those numbers are:
512-430-6000 – Main District Number
512-430-6015 — Technology
512-430-6150 – Athletics Main Number
512-430-6020 — Maintenance/Transportation Main Number
512-430-6012 – Tiger Learning Center
512-430-6030 – Elementary Main Number
512-430-6100 – Junior High Main Number
512-430-6140 – High school Main Number
512-430-6200 – Intermediate Main Number

Extensions are consistent across each campus:
Press 1 for Name Directory
Press 2 for Attendance
Press 3 for Nurse
Press 4 for School Counselor
Press 5 for Registrar
Press 6 for Principal’s Office
Press 7 for Band (HS only)
Press 8 for Athletics (HS only)
Press 9 to replay this message
Press 0 if you need assistance

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