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February 28, 2014

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Corsicana — March 12

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Site will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. to assist the elderly and low income to file their tax returns at the Kerens Public Library. To schedule an appointment call 281-682-0928.

Cedar Lake Home Health and Hospice sponsors a “Healing through Grief” support group that meets for lunch the second Wednesday of each quarter in the Corsicana office at 625 N. Main at noon. Please RSVP by March 7. Please call Tricia or Fran at 903-874-4745 for more information.

March 13

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.

Carter BloodCare is hosting a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City National Bank, 1465 W. Second Ave. on the Carter BloodCare bus. For more information or to make an appointment, call Tammie Perrie at 903-872-8333.

March 14

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 15

Corsicana Vendor’s Day will be held at 801 N. 13th St. from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This show will benefit the Navarro County Food Pantry. Vendors will do individual raffles for items at their booths with cash from these raffles being donated to the Food Pantry in order to purchase food in bulk from the food bank. Each customer that brings in items for the food pantry will be given an entry for the door prize. Five items equals five entries.

March 16

Benefit and Auction for Bruce Adams will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Remington Ranch Event Center, 122 W. Third Ave., Corsicana. On July 4, 2013, Adams suffered a stroke and was transported by air ambulance to Baylor. He had a second stroke in the emergency room, and was in the hospital for several months. Since he has not been able to return to work, family and friends are hosting this brisket lunch benefit and auction to help him with his mounting medical bills. Adams served as a volunteer firefighter for 15 years for the Navarro Volunteer Fire Department, and they are assisting with the auction. Ira Bradford and Bustin’ Loose will perform. There will be a raffle, door prizes, and an auction at 3 p.m. For more information contact Michelle at 903-641-8068.

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