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April 27, 2013

Area Calendar 4.27.13

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ORANGE — Pre-K Round-up

Deweyville Elementary will hold its Pre-K and Kindergarten roundup for the 2013-2014 school year from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 2. Bring the child’s birth certificate, social security card, shot record, proof of residency (electric or water bill) and enrolling person my have Texas driver’s license and social security card.

Parkinson Awareness

Orange County Parkinson Awareness Support Group will meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 1, at St. Francis Cathloic Church Hall, 4300 Meeks Drive in Orange. Contact Wanda Simar at 409-883-4912 or Ella Guillory 409-886-4877 for more information.

Plate lunch fundraiser

American Legion Post 49, 108 Green Ave. in Orange, will hold a plate lunch fundraiser from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thursday, May 2. Cost is $8 and meal consists of brisket, link, beans, potato salad, bread and dessert. Walk-in’s welcome and delivery available. For orders or delivery call 409-886-1241 after noon, May 1 and before 9 a.m., May 2.

National Day of Prayer

Orange County will hold its National Day of Prayer at noon Thursday, May 2 in front of the Orange County Courthouse, 801 W. Division in Orange.

Fish Dinners

Gate City Masonic Lodge No. 31, 1017 Mill at John St. in Orange, will be selling fish dinners on Friday, May 3 to support the Norris Wright Cuney Grand Chapter Scholarship Queen Contest Contestant. Meal is $8 and includes catfish or Tilapia, green beans, potato salad, bread, dessert and soda. Call 409-736-1411 for orders.

Senior Citizens Rally Day

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Committee on Aging will like to invite all Senior Citizens to join us for a free day from 9 a.m. -  1 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 at the VFW Hall, 5303 N. 16th St. in Orange. There will be over 40 vendors with health information, screenings and important information for all seniors, along with bingo, entertainment, door prizes all day and a free lunch. This year’s rally day theme will be ‘Mardi Gras’ and everyone is encouraged to dress according to the theme. Lions Eye Bank of Texas will be accepting used eye glasses. Look forward to another wonderful year of fun. For questions contact the Orange Extension Office 882-7010.

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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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