Blooming Grove Friends of Youth Chili and Beans & Cornbread Fundraiser will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Elementary Cafeteria. Tickets are $6 each. A live auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from fundraiser goes to help support the students who participate in the Navarro County Youth Expo.
The newly organized Silver Dems will meet at 5 p.m. at the Navarro Democratic Party HQ at 416A W. Third Street (one block West of Court House). We will be socializing and munching from plates that you bring so be generous with the sweet treats and wear your best smile. We will soon be approving by-laws and electing officers and committees so your leadership skills will be needed. Come and join the Party! The group’s main purpose is to discuss and protect issues important to folks over 50 years young and educate ourselves on benefits from the government and civilian organizations that are available and earned by Senior Citizens and Veterans.
Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.
When Are We Going Home Ministry will hold Spirit Sent Music Ministry at New Beginnings Family Fellowship in Blooming Grove at 6 p.m. All events are free and open to children with medical challenges, disabilities and special needs and their immediate siblings. www.whenarewegoinghome.com.
Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 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, joins the group discussions on various aspects of mental health. For more information call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.