Corsicana — Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1009 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at the Sirloin Stockade, 2508 West Seventh Ave, Corsicana. Members and guest are invited to come early and eat and visit prior to the meeting. We welcome any Veteran as an associate member who served honorably who does not meet the above criteria.
The National Association of Active/Retired Federal Employees (NARFE, Chapter 1191), will hold its monthly meeting at the Ryan Buffet Restaurant in Waxahachie from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tina Rider, North Texas Longterm Care Ombudsman, will be guest speaker. For NARFE membership information contact the closest NARFE representative near you, in Corsicana call 903-874-3092.
The Warehouse Living Arts Center will hold the Season Ticket Appreciation Party and Annual Meeting at 7 p.m. All season ticket holders are invited for the election of officers, awards presentation and entertainment by some of the WLAC audiences favorite performers. The reception immediately follows. Call 903-872-5421 with regrets only. Season tickets may be purchased online at http://www.warehouselivingartscenter.com/ or at the theatre box office located at 119 West 6th Avenue in downtown Corsicana across from the post office.
The Republican Party of Navarro County will hold its next meet at 7 p.m. at Republican Headquarters located at 111-B W. Third Ave. in downtown Corsicana. The local candidates for the contested 2014 Republican Primary election seats will be making their presentations. Incumbent Dick Martin and businessman Leon Tates are competing for County Commissioner Precinct 2. Incumbent Frank Hull and bookkeeper Ryan Douglas are vying for County Treasurer. Please join us for a social from 6:30 to 7 p.m., saluting our elected officials. All registered voters are welcome to attend. For more information, reference the website www.navgop.com.
The Navarro County NAACP Unit 6209 is holding a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Rally and March at 10 a.m., and an oratory contest at noon. The march will go from Bunert Park to the MLK Center. Morris Johnson, educator and former student of G.W. Jackson High School, will be the guest speaker for the rally. There will be prizes awarded for first, second and third place in the “I Have a Dream” oratory contest. Special musical performances are also planned. To learn about information/educational booth opportunities at the MLK Center, contact Mrs. Elmeree Burrell at 903-874-2821.