East Cedar Creek Freshwater Supply District meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the ECCFSD office
on Hammer Road just off Welch Lane in Gun Barrel City.
Eustace City Council meets at 7
p.m. in the Eustace City Hall the first Thursday of each month. For more information,
please call 425-4702. The public is invited to attend.
Eustace Independent School District meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Eustace High
School Library. For more information, please call 425-7131. The public is invited to
Gun Barrel City Council meets in
Brawner Hall at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information,
please call 887-1087. The public is invited to attend.
Gun Barrel City Economic Development Corporation meets at 1831 W. Main, GBC, at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month.
For more information, please call 887-1899.
Henderson County Commissioners Court meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. in the
Henderson County Courthouse in Athens. The public is invited to attend.
Henderson County Emergency Services District #4 meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at 525 S. Tool Dr. in
Henderson County Historical Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. in the HC Historical
Kaufman County Commissioners Court meets the first, second, third and fourth Monday of each month at 9:45
a.m. in the Kaufman County Courthouse in Kaufman. The public is invited to attend.
Kemp City Council meets at Kemp
City Hall at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, please call
498-3191. The public is invited to attend.
Kemp Independent School District
meets the third Tuesday of each month in the Board Room in the Administration Building.
For more information, please call 498-1314. The public is invited to attend.
Log Cabin City Council meets the
third Thursday of the month in city hall. For more information, please call 489-2195. The
public is invited to attend.
Mabank City Council meets at 7
p.m. in Mabank City Hall the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, please
call 887-3241. The public is invited to attend.
Mabank Independent School District meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. For more information,
please call 887-9310. The public is invited to attend.
Payne Springs City Council meets
at city hall at 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month. For more information, please
call 451-9229. The public is invited to attend.
Payne Springs Water Supply Corp. meets
the third Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Payne Springs Community Center, located
at 9690 Hwy. 198.
Seven Points City Council meets
at 7 p.m. in Seven Points city hall the second Tuesday of each month. For more
information, please call 432-3176. The public is invited to attend.
Tool City Council meets at 6
p.m. in the OranWhite Civic Center the third Thursday of each month. For more information,
please call 432-3522. The public is invited to attend.
West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District is held at 5 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. For more information,
please call 432-3704. The public is invited.
||Cedar Creek Lake
Rotary installs 2011 officers
Karen Kelso named Rotarian of the Year at fete
By Barbara Gartman
Monitor Staff Writer
PINNACLE CLUBRelaxing in a summer evening, members, guests and families of the
Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake enjoyed an elegant dinner, fellowship and awards
presentation at the Pinnacle Golf and Boat Club June 17.
Outgoing president Robert Blaase welcomed everyone, and then reviewed the clubs
accomplishments during the past year.
AT RIGHT: Incoming Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake president Dale Molander presents the
Rotarian of the Year plaque to Karen Kelso.
A small portion of the list included the $5,000 spent on Clothes for Kids, when club
members took 40 elementary schoolchildren on a shopping trip.
Another $5,000 was spent for books for students at Mabank, Kemp and Eustace elementary
schools, presenting students with story books of their very own to take home.
Scholarships for 30 graduating students from Eustace, Mabank and Kemp gave the grads an
ongoing $500 for college, plus another $5,000 went to Rotary International.
In addition, the club supports (through funds and volunteers) both area libraries, food
pantries, Salvation Army Bell Ringers and other programs.
Guest speaker for the evening was Mabank Independent School District Superintendent Dr.
Marshall had his own list of the clubs support to the school district, starting with
the Clothes for Kids, dictionaries for every third grader and the Rotary Youth Leadership
Award (RYLA), where junior high school students are taken to a camp to enhance their
One student, Meg Mojica, has demonstrated what the camp does for students,
Marshall said. The club has been instrumental in the success of our students.
Awards presented during the evening included:
recognition of a founding club member, Dr. Damon Stephen.
Rotarian of the Year Karen Kelso.
Community Outreach Award Jean Alexander.
recognition of members earning multiple Paul Harris Awards, including Andrea
Pickens, Alene Gibbs, Mike Groom, Dale Molander and Robert Burns.
new Paul Harris Awards were presented to Dr. Aaron Stephen, Barbara Gartman of The
Monitor and Kathi Nailing and Charles Stiff of the Cedar Creek Pilot.
Club members witnessed Assistant District Gov. Lee Montgomery install 2011 officers and
board members president Dale Molander, president-elect Michael Moore, secretary
Barbara Turner and treasurer Karen Kelso.
Board member committee chairs are community service Andrea Pickens, club service Dee Ann
Owens, international service Raymond Shackelford, literary chair Robert Burns and
president nominee Debra Davis.
Housing Fair scheduled
Special to The Monitor
SEVEN POINTSThe Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, the Library at Cedar
Creek Lake and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development have partnered
to bring a free Housing Fair to the community from 5-7 p.m. Monday, June 28, at The
Library at Cedar Creek Lake, 182 State Highway 334, Seven Points.
Participants will be able to visit with various representatives regarding the USDAs
Single Family Housing Direct Loan Program and get valuable information on the ultimate
mortgage for eligible low and very-low income applicants with acceptable credit to
purchase a home in a rural area without a down payment.
Hear how applicants may obtain 100 percent financing to purchase an existing home or newly
constructed home in eligible rural areas.
For more information, visit the USDA Rural Development Income and Property
Eligibility website at www.eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov.
For more information on the upcoming Housing Fair, call Denise A. Bentley/area specialist
rural development, USDA at (903) 567-6051.
The meeting is open to everyone who is interested in obtaining information on how to
qualify for home ownership under the program.
Fourth of July fireworks at TFFC
Special to The Monitor
ATHENSPreparations are underway for the annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC).
The show will last approximately one-half hour and is one of the biggest in East Texas
The fireworks show is directed and produced by Alpha-Lee Enterprises, Inc., of Liverpool.
The show is a Keep Athens Beautiful event.
Even though July 4 is a holiday, the center will be open to visitors during regular Sunday
hours, 1-4 p.m.
After 4 p.m., admission is free for the fireworks show.
Visitors are encouraged to fish in the stocked casting pond while waiting for the
fireworks, which will begin at dark.
No license is required to fish, and bait and tackle are furnished free.
Fishing ends approximately one-half hour before the fireworks begin.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase and people are encouraged to bring
KCKL (FM 95.9) will broadcast patriotic music during the show.
Pets, alcohol, tobacco products and private fireworks, including snap caps and
sparklers are not allowed.
The fireworks show is sponsored and paid for by the City of Athens, local businesses and
The event has become an area tradition, with many people dressing in red, white and blue
in keeping with the holiday theme.
Parking is available in the main TFFC parking lot and in an overflow parking area on
Peninsula Point Road.
Persons using the overflow parking area may enter through Gate C, which is across the
street from the parking area.
For more information or directions, call (903) 676-2277.
|Come Adopt Us At
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake
|The domino effect is a chain reaction that occurs when a small
change causes a similar change nearby, which then will cause another similar change, and
so on. My name is Domino, and I got my name not only because Im black and white like
a domino tile, but also because my outgoing, cheerful personality causes my doggie
roommates to smile. This also causes our human friends to smile, which even causes the
kitties in the cat room to smile.
I am an 8-month-old male Pointer/Terrier mix. I love children, other dogs, and even get
along great with kitties. Ive had all my shots and am ready to be adopted. If
youd like to experience the domino effect, I am sure to put a forever smile on your
face when you take me to my forever home.
I currently live with a foster family, so if you would like to meet me, call my friends at
the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake at (903) 432-3422 to make an appointment. You can
also email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have many animals at
Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake in Seven Points
in dire need of a good home.
Please call or stop by the Humane Society today
and rescue one of these forgotten animals.
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake is located on
10220 County Road 2403 in Seven Points.
For more information, please call (903) 432-3422 after 11 a.m.
We are closed on Wednesday and Sunday.
For further information visit our
website at petfinder.com