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March 29, 2013

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ORANGE — Turkey Leg Sale

The Heroines of Jericho will hold a Turkey Leg Sale from 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thursday, April 4, at the Masonic Lodge, 1017 Mill St. in Orange. Cost is $7 and includes turkey leg and bread. Call 409-221-2601 or 409-313-5043 for orders.

Saturday Adventure Series

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, 2111 W. Park in Orange, will hold its Saturday Adventure Series from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 6. “Bird Ballet” will focus on the graceful activities of wading birds in Shangri La’s state-of-the-art heronry. Space is limited. RSVP by calling 409-670-9799.

Academic Lecture

Lamar University will host Erik Qualman – author of Socialnomics and social media and technology expert – at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, in the Galloway Business Building on the L.U. campus in Beaumont. The public is invited.

Master Gardeners

The monthly meeting of the Orange County Master Gardeners will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 11 at the Salvation Army building on the corner of MLK and Strickland in Orange. A potluck supper and the business meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. At the end of the meeting door prizes will be drawn. Any one interested in gardening is welcome to attend. Please visit http://txmg.org/orange for info.

Community Ed. Classes

Vidor ISD offers the following classes this semester through their adult Community Education program: Baby Steps Computer, Beginning Computer, Basic Windows, Pinterest, Basic Digital Photography, Gemology, iPhone, Android phones, Windows Phones, Toning and Conditiong, Creating a Bouquet with Cookies, Dog Obedience, Piano in Three Hours, and a Galveston Field Trip. Call 409-951-8700 or visit www.vidorisd.org, Community Dropdown, Community Ed. link. Residence in Vidor is not required.

Art Association Classes

Classes will be held for for Port Arthur Art Association for the month of April and two weeks in May with a new teacher for the group. Ann Hoffpauir will be the instructor and the class will paint a landscape.

If you are a member of the guild, it is $4 to paint, and $5 if you are not a member. The class meets each Friday at the Texas Artists Museum, 3501 Cultural Center Drive, from 12:30 until 2:30. Please bring your usual paints and brushes, and whatever canvas size you desire. If you have any questions, you may call Wanda at 409-722-2950.

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  • Newly formed Historic Orange Preservation Empowerment to help homeowners

    Historic Orange Preservation Empowerment (HOPE) has been formed to “support, facilitate, and improve the economic, cultural, aesthetic, historic, social, and environmental setting, well-being, and quality of life in Orange and Orange County, Texas.”

    July 24, 2014

  • Land speaks to Kiwanis Kiwanis Club gets schooled on LSC-O’s EMS program

    Rickey Land believes there’s no reason why every person shouldn’t know CPR.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rotary lunch speaker Food for thought

    Dan Maher, Executive Director of the Southeast Texas Food Bank, was the guest speaker at Monday’s Vidor Rotary Club meeting. He spoke about the food bank's many programs.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Scholarship Recipients Orange Rotary Club announces scholarship winners

    For years, Orange Rotary Club has supported its local youth with scholarship award opportunities for higher education.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Award of Excellence Hester receives Award of Excellence

    Texas 4-H Youth and Development 2014 Salute to Excellence Honoree is Kathy Hester of Orange County. Mrs. Hester has been a part of 4-H for over 30 years. She is the club manager for the Mighty Pirates 4-H in Vidor.

    July 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dance conference to be held July 19

    Mt. Olive Baptist Church and M.B.S. Dance Company presents the “Something To Dance About” Dance Conference.

    July 11, 2014

  • New Officers Announced VHS Interact Club installs new officers

    The Vidor High School Interact officers for the 2014-2015 school year are, from second at left to right: President Taylor Frazier, Vice President Tiffany Charleston, Secretary Madison Marino and Treasurer Mallory Gray. They are pictured with Rotary Assistant District Governor Bobby Simon of Nederland. Interact is a Rotary affiliate.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Officers installed Vidor Rotary installs new officers

    Vidor Rotary Club officers for the 2014-2015 year, pictured with Assistant Governor Bobby Simon, are left to right, President Darrellyn Ford, Secretary Gayle Nagai, and Treasurer Johnnie Brown.

    July 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Business of the Month Business of the Month

    The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce recognized Reliable Dry Cleaners as its Business of the Month during its Monthly Networking Coffee held at the Bridge City Library earlier this month.

    June 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Literacy Promotion Month

    Vidor Rotarians Gayle Nagai, at left, and Leslie Williamson love literacy. Here they are joining in Rotary International's Literacy Promotion Month, June.

    June 28, 2014

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