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November 5, 2012

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Corsicana — Nov. 13

Navarro Regional Hospital will hold a Diabetes Prevention Workshop once monthly for people with pre-diabetes or at risk for diabetes. These classese will be held on the second Tuesday of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. The Diabetes Self-Management Comprehensive Program is an ongoing class for patients diagnosed with diabetes. Please call (903) 654-4556 for further information or to register for either of these classes.

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1009 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Sirloin Stockade, 2508 West Seventh Ave, Corsicana. Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty (for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between Feb. 28,1961 and May 7,1975, or in ANY duty location between Aug. 5,1964 and May 7,1975. The veteran must submit a copy of his/her DD Form 214 along with the application and dues. Members and guest are invited to come early and eat and visit prior to the meeting.

The Corsicana Emergency Corps., located at 416 South 12th Street in Corsicana, will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 7 p.m.   The general public is invited to attend.  Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.  For further information, please call (903) 872-5072.

Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will host Emily Carroll, R.N., Director of the Navarro County Health Department, at 1 p.m. at the local chapter meeting of NARFE. Ms. Carroll will focus on health concerns of senior citizens. The luncheon meeting will be held at the Sirloin Stockade Restaurant, 2508 West 7th Avenue in Corsicana. For information call (903) 874-3092, (214) 949-6197, (469) 939-8102 or (972) 368-5793.

Nov. 14

Navarro Regional Hospital is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3201 W. Highway 22 in the classrooms. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Connie Beal at (903) 654-6800.

The Young People Committee at Kinsloe House will present an interesting and informative program on the “Quilts of Valor.” Clara Hickerson is the chairperson for the committee. Her committee members are Cindy Erwin, Barbara Watkins, Martha McCarter, Holly Gibson, Kay Hicks, and Jenna Hall. The Quilts of Valor will eventually be mailed to our Veterans Hospitals in America and Europe after a Quilt show honoring our Veterans on Feb. 9, 2013 in Ben Wheeler. There will be quilts on display at the program that have been made by the Piecemaker Quilt Guild in Corsicana as well as the Nacogdoches Quilt Guild. Nancy Kemp , resident at Cedar Creek Lake, will be telling about the quilts of valor. This program is truly inspirational during this election time. Please make your reservations and cancellations by Monday, Nov. 12 by calling Kinsloe House at 903-874-5791.

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