Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

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June 18, 2014

Local Beat 6/19/14

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

For a complete listing of local beat items, view the Daily Sun online newspaper, corsicanadailysun.com.

June 19

  The GW Jackson Multi-Cultural Society will be hosting a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., selling turkey legs, sausage on a stick, homemade ice cream and other deserts. The fundraiser ‘Cooking for a Cause” will be on the G.W. Jackson Property at 709 MLK Boulevard (at East Fifth Street) in Corsicana. Funds will be used to upgrade and maintain the beauty of the grounds.

The Shakers and Scrapers car club will hold their monthly meeting at 6:30 pm at VG’;z Pavilion, 301  E. 3rd Ave. For information to join call Dan Summerall at 903-467-7170.

June 20

Miss Juneteenth Pageant will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Drane Intermediate School auditorium. The public is invited to attend. Tickets are $5 at the door.

June 21

Jackson Ex-Students Annual Juneteenth parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the Brookshire’s parking lot on Main Street and proceed to Bear Field.

When Are We Going Home Ministry has chosen to have its Champion’s Day at Hawaiian Falls in Mansfield. On this day, families with special needs children may get in the park with the child free and $5 for the other person. The fun begins at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call (903) 422-6120.

Beck Animal Hospital and Mildred Eagle Cheerleaders will sponsor a Low Cost Vaccination Clinic at MISD from 9 a.m. to noon.

Dawson Volunteer Fire Department invites you to a barbecue dinner and fundraising auction at 5 p.m. Donations will be accepted at the door.

June 23

Senior Circle Lunch and Learn will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the hospital classrooms. Lunch provided by Family Care of Texas. Chest Pain may mean nothing. But it could take everything. Know the warning signs of a heart attack. Join Trish Wren, RN as she talks about Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC). Please contact Connie Beal for reservations by email at connie_beal@chs.net or 903-654-6892.

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