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March 22, 2013

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Corsicana — Eureka Crime Watch will hold its regular monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Eureka United Methodist Church. Following a short business meeting, you’re invited to join the group in saying “thank you” to Les Cotten and family. Refreshments will be served.

April 4

United Way of Navarro County will host “Be Fashionable — Live United” at 6 p.m. at The Cook Center. Five local stores will feature their spring fashions, as well as 11 restaurants donating food and over 20 vendors with wares like Premier Jewelry, Mary Kay, Scentsy, Advocare and more. There will be gift baskets given away, door prizes, and entertainment. Seating is limited, so respond quickly if you wish to attend. Tickets are $20, call Marianne Mitchell at (903) 874-5253.

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.

The VFW Post 3366 will hold nominations and elections for new officers for the upcoming year. This will take place at our next monthly meeting on April 4th, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall on Hwy 31 West. All members in good standing are urged to attend and vote.

The Blooming Grove Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Fire Station. The speaker will be Elmer “Sonny” Boyd, who will speak about the day President Kennedy was shot, his duties involving Lee Harvey Oswald, Jack Ruby and other police stories in which he was involved during his 26 years as a robbery and homicide detective with the Dallas Police Department. Boyd has some fascinating stories, don’t miss this meeting. Light refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.

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