Kiwanis pancake day
The Kiwanis Club of Cedar Creek Lake is hosting a “Pancake Day,”
from 6 to 11 a.m. Thursday (today) at Saint Peter Lutheran
Church, 130 Luther Lane, Gun Barrel City. Free delivery to
businesses with minimum of three orders. Fax meal orders to
(903) 432-2415 between 7 to 11 a.m.
The Cedar Creek Bible Church is hosting free skating from 7 to
8:30 p.m. Friday March 23. Parents may drop off children ages 4
through sixth grade. Skates, sodas, popcorn, hot chocolate and
sno-cones provided free. The church is located one mile north of
the traffic light in Seven Points on SH 274. For information
call the church office at (903) 432-2175.
Mabank March Madness
March Madness Mania is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March
23, in the Mabank High School gym. Events include contests from
6 to 7:30 p.m., concessions and a faculty exhibition game at 8
p.m. The fundraiser benefits the Mabank ISD Education
Foundation. Tickets are sold at all campus attendance offices,
Tri-County Ford, Lakeside Animal Clinic, Mabank Brookshire’s,
Southside Bank and First State Bank.
VFW sock hop
The VFW Post 4376 in Seven Points is hosting an old-fashioned
sock hop, Friday, March 23 with prizes and hot dogs.
Dance music provided by D.J. Sweetpea Vanderburg.
For information and time, call (903) 432-2138.
Shelter open house
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake is hosting a “Raising the
woof” open house at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, to celebrate the
completion of the new shelter, located at 10200 CR 2403, Tool.
Trinity Baptist women
The Trinity Baptist Church is hosting a women’s conference, “In
His Steps,” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24. A
continental breakfast is at 8 a.m. and a lunch will be served.
For information call Maxine Tart at (903) 477-1474, Claudine
Hoover at (903) 773-2411, or Betty Lee at (903) 778-2832.
Special Olympics benefit
A Special Olympics dinner, dance and auction is set for 6:30 to
10 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Mabank Intermediate School.
Legion swap meet
The American Legion Riders of Post 310 in Gun Barrel City are
hosting a Swap Meet, for new and used motorcycle parts from 9
a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at 113 Lee Way, Gun Barrel
City. For information call Krash at (903) 229-7900 or e-mail
VFW cancer benefit
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4376 is hosting a Lasagna
Dinner from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25, benefitting cancer
research. Events include a silent auction, bake sale, lottery
hat (filled with tickets) and seven Easter baskets. For
information call Auxiliary 4376 at (903) 432-2138.
CCL Women’s Club
The Cedar Creek Lake Women’s Club meets at 11 a.m. Tuesday,
March 27, at the Cedar Creek Country Club in Kemp. Kay Seamayer
will present “Music of Our Lives.”
The American Legion Auxiliary scholarship applications are now
available in the counselor offices at Eustace, Kemp, Mabank,
Malakoff and Trinidad high schools. Application deadline is
Thursday, March 29. Scholarships may be used for any type of
post high school training or education, such as 2 or 4 year
universities, trade schools, or specialty institutes.
CCL Literary Club
The Literary Club of Cedar Creek Lake is hosting a bridge
tournament benefitting The Library at Cedar Creek Lake,
Thursday, March 29. For information on membership or the bridge
tournament and cost, call Ruth Pimm at (903) 778-4752.
The city of Tool Trash-Off is set for 8 a.m. until dumpsters are
full, Saturday, March 31, at the maintenance barn, corner of
Sunset & SH 274. Items not accepted include; paint, freon,
tires, carpet & brush, hazardous items, roofing materials,
batteries, appliances with freon. For information call the city
at (903)432-3522, ext. 1.
El Progresso birthday
The 100th happy birthday celebration of the El Progresso Club is
set for 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the First National bank
of Kemp community room. All members, previous members and
relatives are invited to share fellowship, cake and punch. For
information call Rosalie Randall at (903) 498-8333.
PSUMC fellowship night
The Payne Springs United Methodist Church fellowship night is
set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, with a covered dish
dinner, followed by Sandra Wakefield as Queen Esther of Persia
in costume. Public is invited. Church is located on SH 198,
across from the Payne Springs Volunteer Fire Department. For
information call (903) 451-3131 or (903) 451-2978.
IRS tax walk-in days
The Tri-County Library in Mabank is hosting two walk-in days on
its tax help program from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 9,
and Friday, April 13. Deadline to file taxes on time is Tuesday,
April 17. For information call the library at (903) 887-9622.
Senior supplies needed
The Kemp Certified Nurse Aide class seeks help with “Supplies
for Seniors” benefitting Kemp Care Center, full size hygiene
products include shampoo, body wash, deodorant, shaving cream,
razors, toothpaste and denture care products. Red boxes are
placed at Kemp Family Pharmacy, First National Bank of Kemp,
many area churches and all Kemp school campuses. For information
call Liz Thorne, RN, at Kemp HS – (903) 498-9273.
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