Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Local Beat

June 18, 2013

Local Beat 6/19/13

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

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.

The  Shakers and Scrapers Car Club will hold its monthly meeting at VG'z Pavilion (301 E. Third Ave.) at 6:30 p.m. Shakers and Scrapers is a very diverse group of folks with a common interest in cars and a desire to help local charities and events. We hold an annual car show during Derrick Days which helps support a local charity. If you are interested in seeing if we are a club that you might like to join, please come and attend our meeting. For more information call Tuck Edwards at (903) 641-0164.

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).

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