Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

June 12, 2013

Local Beat 6/13/13


Corsicana Daily Sun

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

June 13

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.



June 14

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.



June 17

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.



June 19

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.



June 20

Arbors of Corsicana is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, June 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at 1300 N. 45th Street in the front parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus. For more information, or to schedule an appointment time, contact Kelly Callaway at (903) 872-4894.



June 22

The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight. Come on out, sing  and have a wonderful time with your friends and family. For further information call (903) 874-3936 after 2 p.m. or Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).



June 27

The Corsicana Newcomers' Club will hold its annual Summer Social at 11 a.m. at the Kinsloe House. This year's event will be a Flip Flop Party!  Decorate your flop flops to win one of the prized offered.  Paula Butler from TAMU AgriLife Extension office will talk to us about cooking with herbs and Helen Griffiths' Corsicana Cloggers will entertain us.  Come enjoy this summer party.  Call Marge Oslick at (903) 872-3508 for more information and confirmed reservations.



June 28

Second Annual Senior (50+) Dance — Let’s Go to the HOP!!! The Cook Center, 6 to 8 p.m. Get out your poodle skirt and saddle shoes and join in on the fun.  Listen to the 50s music performed by the Corsicana Swing Band. Photo booths, ice cream sundaes, ice cream floats and more. For tickets or more information… Contact Connie Beal – (903) 654-6892 or Alicia Rogers – (903) 872-2521. You must have a ticket to enter – seating is limited!



June 29

Richland Volunteer Fire Department will be having a fish fry fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. at the fire station at 103 West Main. All you can eat,  with adults $10, kids 10 and under $5. All proceeds will benefit the Richland Volunteer Fire Department.



Through July 31

The Navarro Council of the arts presents "With Six You Get Eggrolls" a Fine Art Exhibit featuring the works of Helen Albritton, Barbara Jones, Gladys Espenson, Deb Miller, Stephanie Ford, and Margie Taylor at the Warehouse Gallery from May 15 to July.  Exhibit is free and open to the public daily.



July 4

The American Legion and The American Legion Auxiliary, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke from 5 to 10 p.m.  Come over and enjoy some good music and Free Hot Dogs.



July 8

The Republican Part of Navarro County will hold its Executive Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at the Republican Headquarters at 111-B West Third Avenue in downtown Corsicana. State Rep. Byron Cook (R-Corsicana) will be guest speaker for the evening, reporting on the 83rd Legislative Session and Special Session. A social time will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. saluting elected officials. All registered voters are welcome to attend. For more information, see the website www.navgop.com



July 9

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.



July 13

City of Corsicana presents “Acoustic Wine Down” in its Second Saturday event series from 4 to 9 p.m. in downtown Corsicana. Activities include wine tastings, art show, and water slide. Visit our local merchants, street and food vendors, and enjoy live music by Curlyhead and also by Three Fools on Three Stools. Free to the public and to vendors. For more info call 877-648-2688 or visit www.corsicanasecondstaturdays.com.



July 15-17

Area farmers and ranchers are invited to attend The Texas Grazingland Conference at the Raddison Hotel in Fossil Creek July 15 to July 17. Nationally acclaimed speakers including Dr. Temple Grandin will be a part of the conference. To register or obtain more information, contact Jeff Goodwin at 254-742-9951, or by email at jeff.goodwin@tx.usda.gov.



Aug. 10

City of Corsicana presents “Island Time” in its Second Saturday event series from 4 to 9 p.m. in downtown Corsicana. Activities include limbo and hula hoop contests and water slide. Visit local merchants, street and food vendors, and enjoy live music by Curlyhead and also by Tommy-O and the Bamboo Boat Band. Free to the public and to vendors. For more info call 877-648-2688 or visit www.corsicanasecondsaturdays.com.



Sept. 14

City of Corsicana presents “Fiesta Tejas” in its Second Saturday event series from 4 to 9 p.m. in downtown Corsicana. Activities include Charreada (Mexican rodeo) demonstrations and Ballet Folklorico. Visit local merchants, street and food vendors, and enjoy live Mariachi and Conjunto music. Free to the public and to vendors. For more info call 877-648-2688 or visit www.corsicanasecondsaturdays.com.



Oct. 12

The Third Annual Richland Craft and Vendor Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Civic Center at 103 West Main in Richland. All interested vendors should contact Leigh Tidwell at 972-979-9731, or by email at ltidwell74@hotmail.com