— A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.
Heritage Oaks Retirement Village and Carter BloodCare is hosting a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3002 West Second Ave. in the formal lobby room. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Sue Bowling at (903) 872-5130.
Navarro Regional Hospital’s Senior Circle will have a Pot Luck at the hospital classrooms from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish of your choice and join in on the fun. Contact Connie Beal to sign up at (903) 654-6892.
Jackson Ex-Students Association will hold its 2013 Juneteenth Pageant at Drane Middle School. This is a fundraiser to support the JESA Scholarship Fund. Girls ages 13 through 19 and babies to age 6 are being sought to come participate in an annual fun event. Applications may be obtained from Mary Wilson at (903) 647-0005 or Seri Nolan at (903) 493-0612.
Senior Circle at Navarro Regional Hospital will hold its Senior Circle Lunch and Learn in the hospital classrooms from noon to 1 p.m. Topic is “Identity Theft: How Safe Are You?” Identity theft happens all the time, whether over the phone or in a store, it can happen to you. Join Officer James Hudson of the Corsicana Police Department to find out how not to fall into the path of Identity theft. Lunch will be provided, please call Connie Beal to reserve your spot at (903) 654-6892.
The Thomas Meredith Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century, will host the program luncheon at Kinsloe House. Attendees will be delighted to hear Jo Skewes give a book review of Edward Lengel’s book Inventing George Washington in Myth and Memory. Committee members are Barbara Bush, Geneva Davis, Virginia Montfort, Betty Partain, Ruth Scott, Gelene Simpson, and Cynthia White.
Virginia Montfort will provide information of George Washington’s reluctance to accept the position as first President of the Colonies. Founders of the Thomas Meredith chapter will be remembered as this is the 40th Anniversary of the local chapter’s beginning in Corsicana. Kinsloe members are reminded to make your reservations or cancellations by Monday, June 17th, 12 noon by calling the Kinsloe House at (903) 874-5791. This is the last program luncheon for the 2012-2013 Kinsloe House year.