Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

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February 18, 2014

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Corsicana — VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Site open from 2 until 7 p.m. to assist the elderly and low income file their tax returns at the Corsicana YMCA. To schedule an appointment, call 281-682-0928.

Blooming Grove Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Historical Society building. Guest speaker will be Russell Hudson, Navarro County Tax Assessor/Collector. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend.

March 7

Fish Fry to be held at the Benedictine Monastery of Thien Tam (Heavenly Heart) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The monastery is located at 13055 SE County Road 4271 Kerens, TX 75144, located off Hwy 287 and Monastery Way. Cost: $8 per plate to include fish, sides, drink and dessert, $5 children 10 and under. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Kelley at (817) 929-2423 or Chris at (903) 654-2257.

March 8

Bark for Life (sponsored by the American Cancer Society) will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bunert Park, 201 Bunert Park Road. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., $10 per dog. It is a non-competitve walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. Also at Bunert Park during Bark for Life will be a CASI-qualifying chili cookoff event, and a Car Show sponsored by The Cars of Navarro County.

March 9

A benefit for Eddie Smith will be held at The Remington, 122 W. Third Ave., from 1 to 7 p.m. There will be live music by Faster Horses and Sissy Perry with Robert Horvath and the Groovetones. Live auction as well. Eddie Smith suffered a heart attack which resulted in being transported by air ambulance. He and his family are self-employed and have no health insurance. The Remington is acception donations for raffle/auction items and food to serve, as well as cash donations. An account is established at Chase Bank in the name of Smith Benefit.

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