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February 6, 2013

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

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Feb. 1-December

The Navarro College Police Academy will be hosting a Firefighter Shift Police Academy Feb. 1 through December for firefighters who need to attain their TECLEOSE certification. Classes will be held on the Corsicana Fire Department’s C-shift. Most weeks will have two class sessions. A few weeks will have three classes. Instruction will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on class days. All classes will be held at Navarro College’s Police Academy, 3200 W. 7th Ave. Cost will be $1,875. For more information, please contact Rachel W. Waters, administrative assistant of continuing education/police academy, at (903) 874-6217, (800) NAVARRO or email at rachel.waters@navarrocollege.edu.

Feb. 7

Navarro Regional Hospital’s Senior Circle presents an AARP Drivers Safety Course from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital classrooms. It is a one day Driver Safety Program refresher course designed for drivers 50 years of age and older, but is open to anyone. The cost of the course is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Attendees may qualify for reductions in automobile insurance premiums for three years upon completion of the course. For more information and to register, please call 903-654-6892.

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.

Blooming Grove Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Volunteer Fire Department station. The speaker will be Navarro County Deputy Sheriff Melanie Cagle. Light refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.

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