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October 28, 2013

Local Beat 10/29/13

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A list of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.

                                    

Oct. 29

VOICE will participate in Chili’s Give Back Event from 4 to 10 p.m. During this time, 10 percent of all purchases will go to support the programs and services that VOICE provides to children and families. Chili’s is located at 2201 S Hwy 31 in Corsicana. For a flyer to take in, please contact VOICE at (903) 872-0180 or gdieterichs@voiceinc.org. Flyers can also be printed from the VOICE facebook page.

Oct. 30

The State Comptroller’s office will have its Unclaimed Property Team at the Navarro County Courthouse from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to help the public with searches for unclaimed property that the state of Texas is currently holding. For more information, contact County Treasurer Frank Hull at 903-654-3091.

Oct. 31

The annual Downtown Trick-Or-Treat will be from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The Beaton Street Boo Ride (haunted hay ride) is back, there will be a costume contest for ages 0-12, barrel train ride, bounce house, the Corsicana Animal Shelter will have an animal adoption, lots of games, candy, cookies, balloons, goodies, and more. Also, Shall We Dance Fitness Studio is offering a Haunted Tour for $2 that day, and there will be photos in the Pocket Park for a fee. This event is sponsored by local Corsicana businesses, The City of Corsicana Parks & Recreation Department, and The Main Street Program. For more info, contact Wrenda Freeman at 903-654-4852 or wfreeman@ci.corsicana.tx.us.  

Nov. 2

Navarro County NAACP Branch 6209 will hold its Sixth Annual Freedom Fund Banquet at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 111, E. Sixth Ave. at 7 p.m. Theme is “Overcoming our Past and Embracing Our Future.” Speaker is Carol E. Wise, executive vice president, CEO for Dallas Area Rapid Transit. Special guest honorees are Mr. and Mrs. George Burrell, Dr. and Mrs. Charles Biltz, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Williams, and Navarro County Habitat for Humanity Organization. Tickets are $20 each. To purchase individual tickets or a table call Barbara Kelley at 903-872-7973, Rowena Winfrey at 903-467-1558, or Dairy Johnson at 903-654-0498.

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