Flu shots available
Flu shots are available for adults and children. Contact the Texas Department of State
Health Services at (972) 932-2038 for an appointment. Medicare/Medicaid accepted, sliding
fee scale or $20 for adults. The clinic is located at 3001 S. Washington, Kaufman.
EHS pancake supper
The Eustace High School Student Council is sponsoring a fund-raiser pancake supper from 5
to 7:45 p.m. Thursday (tonight) in the Middle School cafeteria. The menu is pancakes,
sausage and drinks. Your donation benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Roland
Baileys team for the MDA Muscle Walk.
The Greater Cedar Creek Alzheimers Support Group meets at 2 p.m. Thursday (today and
each third Thursday), at 256 Harbor Drive, GBC. For information call Bill Shaw at (903)
887-4789 or (214) 952-8347.
AL stew benefit
The American Legion Auxiliary in GBC is hosting a homemade stew, cornbread and desserts
from 5 p.m. until the stew is gone Friday, Jan. 21. Proceeds will benefit sending a local
11th grade girl to the Auxiliary Girls State meeting.
St. James dedication
St. James on the Lake Episcopal church cordially invites the public to be a part of the
celebration and dedication of its new sanctuary at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, with a
reception to follow. For information or directions contact www.stjamesonthelake.org.
CC singles restart
The Cedar Creek singles is set to start meeting again at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Main
Street Grill, GBC. For information call Peggy at (903) 451-9975.
Free Christian concert
The River of Life World Outreach in Kemp is hosting a free Christian rock concert at 6
p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22. Food and cold drinks supplied. For information call (903)
Kemp Cowboy Church
The first meeting of the new Kemp Cowboy Church, a non-denominational church, is set for
10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, in the council chambers, Kemp City Hall, located at 304 North
Main, Kemp. Pastor Gary Hooper welcomes all. For information call Wendy at (903) 498-4315.
Kemp senior center
The Kemp Senior Citizens Center is hosting a chili luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday,
Jan 23. For a small fee there will be chili and all the trimmings and dessert. For
information call (903) 498-4046.
Civic League meeting
The Cedar Creek Civic League meets at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at Tri-County Library,
Mabank. Program is by Marilyn May of the Environmental Co-op. Guests are welcome. For
information call (903) 451-3229.
CCL Womens Club
The Cedar Creek Lake Womens Club meets at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the Cedar
Creek Country Club. Sharon Lucky will present Divas of the Desert. Doors open
at 10:15 a.m. For information call (903) 451-2619.
Harbor Point POA
The Harbor Point POA Crime Watch group will meet at noon Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the Ranch
House Restaurant in GBC for a dutch treat luncheon. Henderson County District Attorney
Scott McKee will speak on Identity Theft and Other Public Scams. Other Crime
Watch groups are invited to come and hear McKee. For info, call (903) 887-1630.
Styx gospel singing
The Styx Baptist Church is hosting a gospel singing starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at
the church, located at 31800 FM 85, west of Seven Points. Everyone is welcome. If you play
and instrument or can sing, bring your music, friends and family. For information call
(214) 616-4659. Everyone is welcome every fourth Friday.
Masonic chili lunch
The Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 is hosting a chili lunch with all the fixins from
noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Masonic Hall, 110 Jackson Street. Donation
Cowboy church race
The Rope, Catch & Ride for Christ Cowboy Church Arena Team is sponsoring a 5D Barrel
Race starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at the church located north of Mabank, SH 198,
right on CR 2807. Church is on the right and looks like a red barn. For information call
Mitzi Pyle at (903) 880-8280.
Baked potato lunch
A baked potato lunch is set for noon Sunday, Jan. 30, at the church, benefitting the
childrens summer camp for First Methodist Church, Kemp. For information call (903)
Kemp senior center
The Kemp Senior Citizens Center, 300 North Dallas Street, Kemp, serves lunch for a small
donation at noon weekdays. Seniors can enjoy games, quilting, puzzles, exercise class,
Bible study and a lot more from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information call Lisa Smith at (903)
Free tax help
Free tax help is available at Tri-County Library, Mabank, with Peggy Rogers, VITA. Rogers
worked for the IRS for many years and keeps up with current changes. Call the library at
(903) 887-9622, leaving name, local phone number (calls from cells with long distance
numbers will not be returned), and the best time for her to return your call to set up an
AARP free tax help
AARP free tax services will be available from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 2, through
Wednesday, April 13, at the following locations: Fridays at the Henderson County Senior
Center, Athens; Mondays at The Library at Cedar Creek Lake, Seven Points, and Wednesdays
at the Senior Citizens Center, Malakoff. For information call (903) 778-2423.
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