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February 19, 2012

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Feb. 18

Councilwoman Ruby Williams is sponsoring the LeVis Consulting Group, who will have applications for residents to apply for CHODA homes. Brand New homes are available, come find out how you can potentially own a new home for possibly less than what you pay in rent. The applications will be available at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Navarro County from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also at the Boys and Girls Club, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. there will be a meeting for contractors about upcoming new home construction projects. All trades are welcome: roofers, framers, electricians, HVAC, plumbers, carpet/tile installers, concrete contractors, trim carpenters, and more. This event also sponsored by the LeVis Consulting Group LLC.

The Hispanic Republican Club of Navarro County will be holding a “Meet and Greet” event from 2 to 5 p.m. for the Republican candidates in the upcoming primary election. The event will be held at the I.O.O.F. Event Center, 601 North 45th Street in Corsicana. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Men’s Health Screening will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, 700 Elm Flat Road, Goodlow. The Methodist Health System of Dallas will hold screens for men on blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol and prostate. This is free to all men. For more information, contact Pastor Earnest Betts Jr. at (903) 396-2333.

Feb. 20

The Barry Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. at the Barry Methodist Church. Laura and Dawn will speak about the P H I Air Medical membership. Tommy Grant, Constable for Precinct 4 will also speak. Everyone is invited. Light Refreshments.

Feb. 21

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site will be open from 2 to 5 p.m., in the rear addition of the Corsicana YMCA.   Low income individuals and the elderly can get assistance from the VITA site in filing  their 2011 tax return.  The volunteers are limited to only basic tax returns and individuals with more complicated returns may be referred to local preparers when the scope of the return exceeds the VITA limits.  For more specific information contact George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 or Stuart Schoppert at (903) 875-9310.

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