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November 7, 2013

Local Beat 11/8/13

Corsicana — A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.

Nov. 8

The Navarro County Retired Teachers will meet at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Northwest Apartments Community Center, 1360 Northwest Ave. The program will be presented by Jean O’Connor, representing Angels of Corsicana Troop Support. Members of RTA are asked to bring the following items to be sent to the troops for Christmas: white or black crew socks, dried fruit snacks, breakfast or energy bars, hard candies individually wrapped, popcorn, individual coffee and tea packs, chocolate bars, hand/foot warmers, motel size hygiene items, foot or baby powder (trial sized), small packs of batteries, handy wipes, decks of playing cards, jerky, assorted snacks, soups, pens, pencils, small flashlights, toothpaste and toothbrush, hair comb and brush, nail clippers, or money for postage. Any items you can bring will be appreciated.

Navarro Regional Hospital will hold a book fair in the cafeteria from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The wide range of titles and authors will be sold and all proceeds benefit the Auxiliary Scholarship Fund for Navarro College students going into a medical field.

Nov. 9

Blooming Grove High School student council will hold its first annual Turkey Trot 5K fun run at 10 a.m. at Blooming Grove High School on the cross country course behind the new gym. Pre-registration is Oct. 30 to Nov. 6. Participants can also register on race day from 9 to 10 a.m. Registration is $15, and prizes will be awarded. All proceeds will benefit the local area food banks. Please contact Ashley Mahone, student council sponsor, for more information or entry forms at 903-879-2651.

Angels of Corsicana Troop Support will meet at 9 a.m. at 1020 N. Bus. 45. All ages are welcome to come pack. If anyone knows of military serving in harm’s way, please bring their name and address to the packing so we can send a gift box to them. This will be our Thanksgiving box. Christmas packing has been set for Saturday, Dec. 7 at the American Legion Hall at 10 a.m. We are receiving donations for our Christmas stockings. They can be delivered at the above address Monday through Saturday from 8 to 10:30 a.m. We will also be receiving donations at 5 p.m. at the Legion Post. Please support our military. For more information call Jean O’Connor at 903-851-2560.

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