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March 31, 2013

Local Beat 4/1/13

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

April 1

Piecemakers  Quilt  Guild meets at 9:30 a.m. at Westhill Church of Christ.  After a short business meeting a program will be presented by Dr. Donald Locke.  His world famous “The Supper” quilt will be the focus of his presentation. Made of 51,816 one-half-inch pieces of over 350 fabrics, the quilt is 67” high and 183” wide.  Dr. Locke spent two and a half years on this masterpiece. If you’ve never seen Dr. Locke’s quilt, now is your chance.  It will be on display for the public from 1 to 3 p.m. For more info call Jan Libal (903) 874-0831.

The Richland Cemetery Association will hold its annual board meeting at the Richland Civic Center. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

The City Of Blooming Grove will hold its Monthly City Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Blooming Grove City Hall, 200 S. Fordyce, Blooming Grove, TX  76626.

April 2

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.

Active Shooter for Civilians training will be held at 6 p.m. at Collins Middle School. If you have a business, work in an office setting, church, school, etc. please come to this important training. Training will be presented on how to prepare, how to respond during an Active Shooter situation. Training will be presented by Sgt. Stephen Jones, DART Police Department. For more information or to register, call Barbara Kelley at (903) 872-7973.

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