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February 5, 2013

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

Feb. 1-December

The Navarro College Police Academy will be hosting a Firefighter Shift Police Academy Feb. 1 through December for firefighters who need to attain their TECLEOSE certification. Classes will be held on the Corsicana Fire Department’s C-shift. Most weeks will have two class sessions. A few weeks will have three classes. Instruction will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on class days. All classes will be held at Navarro College’s Police Academy, 3200 W. 7th Ave. Cost will be $1,875. For more information, please contact Rachel W. Waters, administrative assistant of continuing education/police academy, at (903) 874-6217, (800) NAVARRO or email at rachel.waters@navarrocollege.edu.

Feb. 6

Navarro Regional Hospital’s Senior Circle physician lecture will be held at noon in the hospital classrooms, featuring Zachary Drain, MD, Navarro Regional Hospital ER, will present an in-service on chest pain, including what to expect when you come you come to the ER with chest pain. Light meal provided by Bethany Healthcare. For more information and to register, please call 903-654-6892.

 

The Furnishings  Committee, headed by Donna Ingram, with Cecelia Alexander, Shirley Barnes, Kathryn Corley,Linda Fannin, Carolyn French, Corinne Lee, Jan Moore, Edna Richardson, Ruth Scott, Jo Skews, and Carlene Woolf will have their program at Kinsloe House at noon. Members who attend will enjoy a presentation by Lt. Ken Authier, with the Texas DPS. Lt. Authier is a very interesting speaker. His presentation will be on Personal Safety. He always presents his information in such a way that it relates to all of us. Members must make their reservations or cancellations by noon, Feb. 4, 2013, by calling the Kinsloe House at 903-874-5791.

 

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.

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