Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

June 8, 2011

Local Beat 6/9/11


Corsicana Daily Sun

— A list of meetings and events of interest throughout Navarro County

June 9

Corsicana Lodge No. 63, I.O.O.F., 3330 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. The mailing address for the lodge is P.O. Box 1342, Corsicana, TX 75151. Visiting members are welcome to attend.



Dawson Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All Masons are invited.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, 720 N. Beaton St., Corsicana, will have its “WIA Youth Orientation” at 4 p.m. and “workintexas.com Training” at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact (903) 874-8276.



The City of Corsicana received a grant for owner-occupied housing assistance through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. Public meetings will be held at 3:00 p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m. at the Corsicana Public Library, 100 N. 12th Street, Corsicana. Topics to be discussed include how to qualify for this program, income limits, available funding, and all eligible funding activities. Applications must be turned in at Corsicana Government Center, Engineering Dept., 200 N. 12th St., Corsicana, Texas 75110. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on July 1, 2011. For more information, call (903) 654-4858.



June 11

Navarro County NAACP is holding its “Annual Summerfest” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bunert Park. There will be local entertainment, food booths, and lots more. Booth rental fee is $25. For more information, call Barbara Kelley at (903) 872-7973, Rowena Windfrey at (903) 467-1558, or Wendy Castleman at (903) 851-2308.



American Legion Auxiliary Unit 22 will hold its meeting at 4 p.m. at the post, 632 N. Beaton St., Corsicana. All auxiliary members who are available will attend to help work with the new officers in setting up 2011/2012 schedule of events, and sign-up for new committees forming. June looks to be a very busy month for post activities. For more information, call the post after 4 p.m. at (903) 874-3938.



Angels of Corsicana Troop Support, 1020 N. Bus. 45, Corsicana, will meet at 9 a.m. to pack for the troops oversees. Everyone is welcome. They wish to thank everyone for the cards and letters, donated along with items to ship to military members. Anyone who has a military member leaving for duty overseas should feel free to contact the Angels. The organization is open daily from 8 to 10 a.m. For more information, call Jean at (903) 874-3938.



Kerens Riding Club Ranch Rodeo, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Kerens Riding Club Arena, five miles south on FM 309 off Hwy. 31. Admission is $5. Children age 6 and under will be admitted for no charge. There will be 10 four-person teams, which will compete in five events: mugging, trailer loading, doctoring, branding, and wild cow milking. The entry fee is $300 per team. Concessions will be available. For rules, entry forms, or for more information call (214) 356-5959, or (903) 875-8766.



Providence Cemetery Association meeting will be held at 11 a.m. A covered dish lunch will be held with a business meeting to follow. If unable to attend, please send donations to Providence Cemetery Association, 2000 FM 637, Corsicana, TX 75109.

 

June 12

Post Oak Cemetery Associations’ annual luncheon will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Roane Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Bring a covered dish. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Lisa Jacobs at (903) 345-9400.



Pleasant Hall and Greenbrier Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting at 3 p.m. at St. Thomas Chapel Church in Winkler. For those who have loved ones in either of the two locations, please bring cemetery dues. For more information, contact Mrs. Gracie Grant Bonner at (903) 599-2007, or (903) 396-2323.



Midway Cemetery is having its memorial services and lunch. There will be an 11 a.m. church service followed by a short business meeting, followed by lunch, for which attendees provide for themselves. Plates, knives, forks, napkins, cups, and ice will be provided. In case of inclement weather, there will be signs posted at Midway church directing you to a meeting place. Donations should be made payable to Midway Cemetery and can be mailed to Rexie Lee Folmar, 16050 SECR 2380, Streetman, TX 75859.



June 13

Woodmen of the World Lodge Five will have  its meeting at 7 p.m. at Liberty Hall. All members, their families, and guests are cordially invited.

June 14

Home Rebekah Lodge No.128, I.O.O.F, located at 3330 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The mailing address for the lodge is P.O. Box 1511, Corsicana, TX 75151. Visiting members are welcome to attend.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St.,  Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



Corsicana Emergency Corps., 416 S. 12th St., Corsicana, will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 7 p.m. The general public is invited to attend. Monthly meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. For further information, please call (903) 872-5072.



Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1009 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Sirloin Stockade, 2508 W. Seventh Ave., Corsicana. Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty (for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between Feb. 28, 1961, and May 7, 1975, or in any duty location between August 5, 1964, and May 7, 1975. The veteran must submit a copy of his/her DD Form 214 along with the application and dues. Members and guests are invited to come early and eat and visit prior to the meeting.



Booming Grove Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All Masons are invited.



Eureka Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All Masons are invited.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, 720 N. Beaton St., Corsicana, will have its “Interview Tips” class at 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact (903) 874-8276.



June 15

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) meets at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in the library of the First United Methodist Church, 320 N. 15th St., Corsicana. Meetings consist of a weigh-in, weekly incentive prizes, lessons on taking off weight and keeping it off, and mutual encouragement. Monthly dues are $3, weekly dues are 10 cents, or 25 cents if the member gains that week. Visitors are welcome.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, 720 N. Beaton St., Corsicana, will have its “Job Club” at 10 a.m. and “Workforce Investment Act Orientation” at 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact (903) 874-8276.



June 16

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, 720 N. Beaton St., Corsicana, will have its “WIA Youth Orientation” at 4 p.m. and “Basic PC Skills” at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact (903) 874-8276.



June 17

A fight leukemia fundraiser will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at 214 Beaton St., in front of Artistic Edge Hair Salon. There will be live music by Skinny Don Keeling/Gail Cogburn and the Pure Classic Country Band, playing gospel and country music. Beaton Street will be blocked off between Fourth and Fifth St. on Beaton. Tickets will be sold for a drawing, and food will be sold. It will be an evening of lots of good, clean entertainment, providing for a family atmosphere. Dylan Barber will be a special guest. For more information, contact Gail Cogburn at (214) 704-1725, or (903) 874 7867, or contact Abby at Artistic Edge Hair Salon at (903) 872-3343.



June 18

Navarro College Adult Education Program is offering free ESL and GED classes in Corsicana. Students must be at least 18 years old to participate. Classes will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., from July 5, through Aug. 12, Monday through Thursday each week. Space is extremely limited. Interested students must attend the registration workshop at Navarro College. Corsicana Campus, in the Bain Center, room 400. The workshop will start promptly at 10 a.m. For more information, please contact the Adult Education office at 1-800-NAVARRO ext. 7464, or by e-mail at adulted@navarrocollege.edu.



June 20 through 24

BCM Innovative Therapies is holding handwriting camp for children who are from age 6 to 12 years old, from 9 a.m. to noon, at 3728 S. Hwy. 287, Corsicana. The cost per child is $50. For more information, call (903) 874-6315.



June 21

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, located at 101 N. 14th St., in Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302, or (903) 874-6815.



Navarro College SBDC will sponsor a session on writing a winning business plan from 10 a.m. to noon at the Corsicana/Navarro County Chamber of Commerce, 120 N. 12th St., Corsicana. The cost of the workshop will be $20. For more information or to register, call (903) 875-7667, or e-mail sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.



Navarro County Branch of the NAACP will hold, a general membership meeting on at 7 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1114 E. Sixth Ave., Corsicana. All members are asked to attend. Member participation is critical to success of the NAACP. All general membership meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month. Contact the Navarro County NAACP by mail at P.O. Box 284, Corsicana, Texas 75151-0284, or by calling Leonard Dixon at (469) 951-9367, Barbara White at (903) 875-0268.



Kerens Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All Masons are invited.



June 22

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) meets at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in the library of the First United Methodist Church, 320 N. 15th St., Corsicana. Meetings consist of a weigh-in, weekly incentive prizes, lessons on taking off weight and keeping it off, and mutual encouragement. Monthly dues are $3, weekly dues are 10 cents, or 25 cents if the member gains that week. Visitors are welcome.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, 720 N. Beaton St., Corsicana, will have its “Job Club” at 10 a.m. and “Workforce Investment Act Orientation” at 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact (903) 874-8276.



June 23

Corsicana Lodge No. 63, I.O.O.F., 3330 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. The mailing address for the lodge is P.O. Box 1342, Corsicana, TX 75151. Visiting members are welcome to attend.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, 720 N. Beaton St., Corsicana, will have its “WIA Youth Orientation” at 4 p.m. and “workintexas.com Training” at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact (903) 874-8276.



June 24 and 25

The American Legion Post 22 is holding its third annual brisket, spare rib, and jackpot bean contest. To enter brisket and ribs the cost will be $40 and Beans will be $10. Registration will be at noon on Friday at the post, 632 N. Beaton St., Corsicana. Judging will be at noon on Saturday, followed by lunch plates for $7, and a sandwich and chips will be sold for $5. There will be a garage sale on Saturday. Breakfast will be served from 9 to 11 a.m. for $5. Limited RV spaces are available. For more information, call Terry Farmer at (903) 641-8681, or at the post after 4 p.m. by calling (903) 874-3938.



June 25

Emhouse School Reunion

The Emhouse School reunion will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Taylorosa Special Event Center, on West Hwy. 22 and FM 744. There will be a special presentation on the history of Emhouse and recollection of days past. Please bring a favorite dish and share a meal. All Emhouse School attendees are cordially invited to attend and meet your former classmates. For more information, call Palos at (903) 875-8374.



Mildred Eagles Cheerleaders are partnering with Beck Animal Clinic to sponsor a low cost vaccination clinic at Mildred High School from 10 a.m. to noon. Shots for dogs, cats, and horses will be available. For cost details please check out the school website at www.mildredisd.org then select “Clubs/Activities” then “Cheer. The Navarro County Humane Society will also be onsite for adoptions and they will collect donated dry or canned dog and/or cat food.



June 27 and 28

Golf at the Oaks will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Oak Trail Gold Course, 2501 N. Bus. 45, Corsicana. Space will only permit a maximum of 30 students. The instructors will be Spencer Wilson, and Golf Pro, Jonathan Roberson. They will teach boys and girls the exciting game of beginner’s golf. Students who have clubs should bring them. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Charlotte Childers of the City of Corsicana Parks and Recreation Department at (903) 654-4874.



June 27

Barry Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All Masons are invited.



June 28

Home Rebekah Lodge No.128, I.O.O.F, 3330 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The mailing address for the lodge is P.O. Box 1511, Corsicana, TX 75151. Visiting members are welcome to attend.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



Navarro College SBDC will sponsor a seminar on funding your small business from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Corsicana/Navarro County Chamber of Commerce, 120 N. 12th St. The cost of the workshop will be $20. For more information or to register, call (903) 875-7667 or e-mail sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.



Winkler Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All Masons are invited.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, 720 N. Beaton St., Corsicana, will have its “Resume Preparation” at 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact (903) 874-8276.



June 29

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) meets at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in the library of the First United Methodist Church, 320 N. 15th St., Corsicana. Meetings consist of a weigh-in, weekly incentive prizes, lessons on taking off weight and keeping it off, and mutual encouragement. Monthly dues are $3, weekly dues are 10 cents, or 25 cents if the member gains that week. Visitors are welcome.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, 720 N. Beaton St., Corsicana, will have its “Job Club” at 10 a.m. and “Workforce Investment Act Orientation” at 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact (903) 874-8276.



June 30

Navarro College SBDC will sponsor a seminar on how to get government contracts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Corsicana/Navarro County Chamber of Commerce, 120 N. 12th St. The cost of the workshop will be $25. For more information or to register, call (903) 875-7667, or e-mail sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, 720 N. Beaton St., Corsicana, will have its “WIA Youth Orientation” at 4 p.m. and “Basic PC Skills” at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact (903) 874-8276.



July 5

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302, or (903) 874-6815.



July 12

Home Rebekah Lodge No.128, I.O.O.F, 3330 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The mailing address for the lodge is P.O. Box 1511, Corsicana, TX 75151. Visiting members are welcome to attend.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815



July 14

Corsicana Lodge No. 63, I.O.O.F., 3330 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. The mailing address for the lodge is P.O. Box 1342, Corsicana, TX 75151. Visiting members are welcome to attend.



July 19

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St.,  Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815



July 26

Home Rebekah Lodge No.128, I.O.O.F, 3330 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The mailing address for the lodge is P.O. Box 1511, Corsicana, TX 75151. Visiting members are welcome to attend.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815



July 28

Corsicana Lodge No. 63, I.O.O.F., 3330 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. The mailing address for the lodge is P.O. Box 1342, Corsicana, TX 75151. Visiting members are welcome to attend.



Aug. 2

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302, or (903) 874-6815.



Sept. 6

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302, or (903) 874-6815.



Oct. 4

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, located at 101 N. 14th St., in Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



Nov. 1

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, located at 101 N. 14th St., in Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



Dec. 6

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, located at 101 N. 14th St., in Corsicana. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of “The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression.” For more information, call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.