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Corsicana — March 29

Cinergy Cinemas is hosting a blood drive from 5 to 10 p.m. at 3501 Corsicana Crossing Blvd. on the Carter BloodCare bus. In conjunction with the release of the movie “G.I. Joe Retaliation” donors will receive a free movie pass. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Chris Creagor at (903) 641-0049.

The VFW on Hwy 31 West will hold its end of the month, regular Saturday night dance at the VFW Hall from 8 p.m. till 12 midnight. Classic Country is the band. There is no cover charge, but donations will be accepted at the door to help pay the band.

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.

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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