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November 8, 2012

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Corsicana —

Nov. 9

Mary Peterson Child Care Center, 1103 East Collin, will have its Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner Friday at 6 p.m. until all gone. Menu: Turkey with Dressing, Yams, Green Beans, Dessert and Drink. Thanking Navarro County communities for all that you do.  “For love is not love until it is given away.”  For more information, please call (903) 874-7091.

The Navarro County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 9:45 a.m. at Northwest Apartments Community Center, 1360 Northwest Ave. The program will be presented by Jean O’Connor, representing Angels of Corsicana Troop Support. Members of RTA are asked to bring the following items to be sent to the troops for Christmas: white or black crew socks, dried fruit snacks, breakfast or energy bars, hard candies individually wrapped, pocorn, individual coffee and tea packs, chocolate bars, hand/foot warmers, motel size hygiene items, foot or baby powder, trial size, small packs of batteries, handy wipes, decks of playing cards, jerky, assortred snacks, soups, pens, pencils, small flashlights, toothpaste and toothbrush, hair comb and brush, nail clippers, or money for postage. Any items you can bring will be appreciated.

Nov. 10

The Navarro County Courthouse Veteran’s Day program will take place at 11 a.m. on the northwest corner of the courthouse in front of the Navarro County War Memorial. Guest speaker for the program will be Tim Easley, who is heading up his final Veteran’s Day program. Dr. Rick Lamb will offer prayers, Zanada Schoppert will sing the National Anthem, The Navarro County Sheriff’s Department Honor Guard will present the colors and salute, Jackie Farmer will lead the Pledge of Allegiance, and Les Grayson will play taps. The public is invited to attend and bring lawn chairs for the event.

 

Historic Downtown Corsicana’s Monthly Second Saturday Sidewalk Sales will be held from 10 am till 5 pm. “Giving Thanksgiving Back” is the theme for this month where participating merchants are invited to decorate boxes for customers to bring in non-perishable food items to be donated to the local food bank. Participating merchants can then offer discounts to those customers who bring in donations. Registered vendors that complement existing downtown product offerings will be setting up in front of vacant storefronts. Interested vendors and downtown merchants can contact Cheryl Jordan, Main Street Program Assistant, at (903) 654-4852 or cjordan@ci.corsicana.tx.us for further information.  We encourage the local public to use this opportunity to shop downtown Corsicana.

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