ORANGE — The Kiwanis Club of Orange, Texas is selling raffle tickets for $20 each for a chance to win a $4,000 travel voucher through Globe Trek Travel to travel wherever you may want. The Kiwanis Club has only printed 500 tickets, so the odds of winning the raffle are good. The drawing for the travel voucher will be held at the Kiwanis meeting on January 17, 2013 at Sunset Grove Country Club, and you need not be present to win. All proceeds from the raffle will be used to fund the great community service projects that the Kiwanis Club is involved in, including scholarships to local students, BUG (Bring Up Grades), Citizenship Day, and Christmas Lights Displays in downtown Orange. To purchase raffle tickets, you can contact any local Kiwanis member, or call the Kiwanis Club President, Andrew Culpepper, at (409) 779-3033, or the Past President, Chris Smith, at (409) 886-7766. Last year’s winners Fire Chief David Frenzel and his wife, Hildy, took their vacation to Hawaii!
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Orange Community Players prepare for annual 'Yuletide'
The Orange Community Players is busy preparing for its annual Christmas music extravaganza known as “Yuletide,” which will be held at 7:37 p.m., nightly, Thursday, Dec. 12 through Saturday, Dec. 14.
Filing period for March Primary elections ends Monday
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Smith seeks Texas U.S. Senate seat
David W. Smith is seeking the office of Texas U.S. Senate in 2014 currently help by Senator John Cornyn.
Sparrow looks to continue GOACC success into new year
Shawn Sparrow knows he has his work cut out for him.
Garrett ends successful term as GOACC chair
Jarren Garrett is leaving his post as Chairman of the Board after one of the most successful years in history for the chamber of commerce.
WO-S Drama presents Lend Me a Tenor
The West Orange-Stark High School Stagelight Players will present “Lend Me A Tenor” by Ken Ludwig at the Carl Godwin Auditorium, Monday, Dec. 9 through Thursday, Dec. 12.
Christmas arrives early for Oak Villa
The local chapter of La Donna International, an Italian-Catholic women’s organization, is donating more than 50 gift bags to residents of Oak Villa in Orange filled with necessities needed for everyday life, and a metal cart to use at the facility.
Annual event offers meeting with Santa, tour of historic home
Santa Claus has several early visits scheduled for Orange County ahead of Christmas, and one includes the annual holiday event at the Heritage House.
Foul weather cannot dampen Toy Coffee
The threat of inclement weather could not dampen the Christmas spirit on Thursday.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner candidate visits Orange
Eric Opiela spoke at the Orange County Republican party Christmas luncheon Wednesday at Robert’s Steakhouse, 3720 West Park Ave., Pinehurst.
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