Organizations and resources of interest available throughout Navarro County

12 Step Recovery Program — Saturdays 3 to 4p.m. Calvary Worship Center Youth Building.

    Al-Anon — 8 p.m. Thursdays; 4 p.m. Sundays; 2412 N. Beaton St., Corsicana.

    Alcoholics Anonymous —11 a.m. Sundays; 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; Lakeside United Methodist Church annex building, 515 Farm-to-Market Road 416, Streetman (St. Elmo community).

    Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas, Ombudsman Program, needs volunteers. Call (800) 272-3921.

    Basic for Living classes — 9 to 10:30 a.m. first and third Saturdays of month (September through May), Griffin Chapel Church of God in Christ fellowship hall, 709 E. 12th Ave. For women of all ages. Call Ethel Baptist, (903) 874-7337.

    Blood pressure clinic — 10 a.m. second Wednesday of each month, Friendship Towers sunroom. Call (903) 874-4745.

    Brick Street Farmers Market — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, North 12th Street and West Fifth Avenue on the Bank of America parking lot

    Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step Bible-based Christ-centered recovery program for adults — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, First Baptist Church fellowship hall, 510 W. Collin St.; 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 918 N. 13th St. Call Barbara Abbe, (903) 654-0003; Jeff Fitzhugh, (903) 872-7473; or Grady Pierson, (903) 874-3421.

    Central Appraisal District board meetings — 3 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, 111 E. First Ave.

    Children to age 21, having physical, mental or emotional problems who are not receiving an education, may call Corsicana Independent School District special education office, (903) 874-7441. CISD offers a number of special programs for students with disabilities.

    Classes for medically-challenged children and special needs children — New Beginnings Family Fellowship, State Highway 22, Blooming Grove. Creative therapy classes, 5 p.m. second Thursday of each month. Music therapy classes, 5 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month. Call (903) 695-0025 or (903) 422-6120; or e-mail:

    Community Services — Help may be available to low-income families in Navarro County with high energy bills. Applications must be completed to determine household eligibility. To schedule an appointment, call (800) 831-9929.

  Corsicana Cloggers are extending classes to children between the ages of 7-14. The junior cloggers will meet every Tuesday afternoon from 4.30 to 5.30 at the Senior Activities Center. The classes cost $5 per person per class. Call Ashley Goodnow on (903) 874-6904.

    Cub Scout Pack 253 meets every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Grace Community Church at 227 N. Beaton St. during the school year. For more information please call (903) 641-5170 or visit

    Cub Scout Pack 258 — meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, 320 N. 15th St., Corsicana. For more information, call (903) 874-2122 or (903) 872-3874.

    Disaster Action Team (DAT) — 7 p.m. first Thursday of each month, American Red Cross, 701 W. Second Ave. Call Shelly Campbell, (903) 874-4551; or e-mail:

    Experience Works — recruits job-seeking individuals 55 and older. Call (866) 412-0978 or (903) 874-8276. Web site:

    Family Caregiver Support Group of Navarro County — 6:30 p.m. first Thursday each month at Word of Life, 3900 Farm-to-Market Road 744. For more information, call (903) 641-9592.

    Family Service Association — 517 N. Commerce St., (903) 874-4971. Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays; 8 a.m. to noon Fridays; and 8 a.m. to noon second and fourth Saturdays of the month.

    Free GED, ESL and literacy classes — Call Navarro College Department of Adult Education, (903) 875-7464 or (903) 875-7460.

    Frost Volunteer Fire Department Community Service Center, Garitty Street, Frost, accepts donations 3 to 5 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays of month. Call (903) 229-0747 or e-mail:

    Grief support luncheon — noon, first Wednesday of each month, Hospice of Cedar Lake, 625 N. Main St., (903) 874-2646.

    Habitat for Humanity of Navarro County, 417 W. Collin St., needs volunteers and accepts applications for those qualifying for a Habitat home. Call (903) 872-4690 or (903) 874-5136. Web site:

    Horse Project Drill Team meetings — 3 p.m. second Sunday of each month, KWC Quarterhorse Ranch, 1381 County Road NE2120, Kerens. Practice for drill team, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call Carla, (903) 851-1361.

    MLK Center board senior citizen program — 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. first and third Tuesday of each month. Call Della Borkchum, (903) 874-7259 or (903) 872-3994; or Jim Graves, (903) 874-7259 or (903) 874-8053.

    Navarro County Animals at Risk Foundation — 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month, Nancy Roberts Meeting Room, Corsicana Public Library. Call (903) 654-3668.

    Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance — 7 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John’s Episcopal Church fellowship hall, 101 N. 14th St. All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, conducts a study of The Depression and Manic Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression. For more information call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.

    Navarro County Farmers Market — 7 a.m. until sold out Tuesdays and Saturdays, Business 45 between East Collin Street and East Sixth Avenue. Call (903) 874-2670.

    Navarro County Meals on Wheels needs volunteers. Call (903) 641-0166.

    Navarro County Office of Emergency Management — community-based information Web site,

    Navarro County Reach to Recovery — (903) 872-2459 or (800) 227-2345. Web site:

    New Beginnings group of Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m. Mondays, First United Methodist Church activities building, 320 N. 15th St.

Northside Baptist Church — support group called “Grief Share,” that meets at 5 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, contact Thelma Harvey at (903) 874-3277.    

Old interior pictures of the Navarro County Courthouse (especially 1905 through 1930s) are needed. Contact Lowell Dunn, Moe and Dunn PLLC, 1200 W. Second Ave.; or Hugh Stroube, U Store, 310 N. 12th St.

    Riding Club — 3 p.m. every fourth Sunday of the month, Willis Arena, Roane Road. Call Carla, (903) 851-1361.

    Storytime — 10 a.m. Fridays for preschool children ages 3 to 5 (though all age groups are welcome), Corsicana Public Library, (903) 654-4810.

The Summer Family Nutrition Program provides 30 and 50 pounds of food per family through October. Families must have one child aged 17 or younger, and qualify for income assistance. To register, apply through Northside Baptist Church, 2800 N. Beaton St., or the Food Pantry, at 122 West 1st Ave.

    Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 1693 — meets 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, First United Methodist Church, 320 N. 15th St. Weigh-ins 9:30 to 10 a.m. Call Mary at (903) 872-5568 or Joyce at (903) 874-5145. Web site:

    The Salvation Army — 212 E. First Ave., (903) 874-7131 or (903) 851-3797; or e-mail: The Salvation Army is in need of coats, sweaters or jackets for schoolchildren, men and women.

    Volunteers needed for hospice serving the Navarro County area — Call Hand in Hand Hospice, (903) 874-7700; Family First Hospice, (972) 878-2273; Gardendale Hospice, (903) 874-3232; Hospice of Cedar Lake, (903) 874-2646; or Mercy Hospice, (940) 230-8516.

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