Author Carolyn Mello is having a book launch for her new book, “Reprisal,” a sequel to “Murder Once Removed,” at 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30 at the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 10th Street and Green Avenue in Orange.
Chamber of Commerce Banquet
The Vidor Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting and banquet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, 1600 N. Main in Vidor. Tickets are $25 per person or a table of six is $150. Call the chamber office at 409-769-6339 for info.
CASA Volunteer Training
CASA Volunteer Training classes for Advocates for Children, Inc. are being held in January 2014. Abused children in our region need your help. Sign-up by calling 877-586-6548 or visit www.advocates-4-children-inc.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
VFW Post 8246, 2110 S. Main in Vidor, invites the public to its weekly pool tournament every Friday night. Ages 21 and older only. Call 409-768-1482 for info.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles. Aerie 2523, located at 803 N. 28th Street, Orange, Texas host a pool tournament each Friday beginning at 8 p.m. The community is invited to come meet the members of Aerie 2523 and join in the fun. For more information leave a message after 4 p.m. at 409-886-7381.
The annual Community Trash-Off will be held from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1 to help clean the streets of Orange, West Orange, Pinehurst and the banks of Adams Bayou. Teams will consist of 3 - 5 volunteers. Pre-register now or the day of the event. Call 409-670-9113 or visit www.starkculturalvenues.org for information.
Pearson Alumni Basketball Game
The Glenn Pearson Alumni Basketball Game will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, in the gym of Bridge City High School. Mr. Pearson and his family plan to attend. E-mail Tony.Knight@bridgecityisd.net for more info.