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December 29, 2012

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Corsicana — Heritage Oaks Retirement will have a Breast Cancer Benefit for Fran LaCoste from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. selling barbecue sandwich plates for $5, which includes sandwich, chips, drink and a mint. Also we will be selling pink bracelets and having a raffle. Please come by and help out. People can call (903) 718-0450 for call-ahead orders to go. The address is 3002 W. Second Ave.

Jan. 14

The Republican Party of Navarro County will hold a County Executive Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at the Republican Headquarters at 111-B West Third Avenue in Corsicana. State Republican Executive Committeewoman for Senate District 22, Janet Jackson, will conduct precinct chair training. Elections Administrator Danda Parker will renew Deputy Voter Registrar certificates. A social starts at 6:30 p.m. to salute elected officials, hosted by the Navarro County Republican Women. All registered voters are invited. For more information, see the party’s website at www.navgop.com

Woodmen of the World Lodge 5 will have its meeting at 6 p.m. in the Lodge Hall at 200 W. Oak Lawn.  All members, their families and guests are cordially invited.

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University will begin a seminar at Grace Community Church located at 227 North Beaton Street in Corsicana. The classes will begin Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Contact Shawn Stauffer at (903) 874-7300 for more information or to register.

Jan. 17

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University will begin a seminar at Greater Love Outreach Fellowship Church located at 800 Northwood Blvd. in Corsicana. The classes will begin Thursday, Jan, 17, 2013 at 6 p.m. Contact Barbara Kelley at (903) 874-7273 for more information or to register.

Jan. 21

The Navarro County Branch of the NAACP remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with “A Day of Celebration” to include a rally at Bunert Park at 10 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Kenneth Walton Jr., pastor of First Independent Baptist Church. Following will be a march to the MLK Center for an oratory contest at noon. Everyone is welcome to participate. For more informaton, contact George Burrell at (903) 874-2821.

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