Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Local Beat

October 17, 2013

Local Beat 10/18/13

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

Oct. 18

Around the World in 80 Bites will be held in the Corsicana High School Commons from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All proceeds benefit the CHS Junior/Senior Prom. Tickets may be purchase from any CHS Junior, or you may contact Misty Fletes at mfletes@cisd.org. Tickets are $5 per person.

Blooming Grove Elementary School will hold a spirit carnival from 4 to 7 p.m. Come dressed in blue and white to show your school spirit, best dressed will win a prize. There will be BBQ, hotdogs, and prizes. Sponsored by the PTO.

Hope Center will hold its Fourth Annual Golf Tournament at 12:30 p.m. at Corsicana Country Club. This four-man scramble will have first place winners for both net and gross winners. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Funds raised will go toward underwriting the Hope Center: Saving Lives, Educating Parents, and Doing it Again Tomorrow.



The Hamilton-Beeman Memorial Association will hold its annual meeting beginning at 11 a.m. at the Retreat City Hall. A business meeting will be conducted with a pot luck luncheon to follow. Everyone is invited to attend and we especially urge those who have friends and relatives buried at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery to attend. For more information, call the cemetery office at (903) 874-8022 or (903) 874-5934.  

Oct. 19

Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. In Historic Downtown Kerens with hot air balloons, a carnival, arts, crafts, food booths, quilt show, chili cook-off, mule wagon rides, gin tours, tractor pull, classic cars, unique vintage trailer tours, and live entertainment. Booths are available, for more info call (903) 396-2665 or visit www.kerenscottonharvestfestival.com.

Cotton Row Run will take place in conjunction with the Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival beginning with registration at 7 a.m., and shotgun start at 8 a.m. The race will begin and end near the rear entrance of the Kerens Alumni Center. Proceeds from this 5K Fun Run/Walk will go to the Kerens Ex-Students Association. Awards will be given at 9:15 a.m. on Main Street near the Alumni Center. For more information or to register, call (903) 654-8138, visit them on Facebook at Kerens Cotton Row Run, or email CottonRowRunKerensTex@gmail.com.

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