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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 attend.
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 Commissioner’s 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 Tool.
Henderson County Historical Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. in the HC Historical Museum.
Kaufman County Commissioner’s 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.

  VFW mounts 9-11 observance
By Pearl Cantrell
Monitor Staff Reports

SEVEN POINTS–The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4376, along with its Ladies Auxiliary, are marking the ninth anniversary of 9-11 with a very special observance.
Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, the VFW post is inviting the public to join them at the Seven Points City Park pavilion for an event “Honoring our Veterans and Community Heroes.”
Representatives from the local, district and state organization will be on hand to remind all of the debt of gratitude owed to law enforcement officers and firefighters.
“This will be a big event for us,” Ladies Auxiliary president Lynn Hill told The Monitor.
Local community members will also offer their voices in singing patriotic songs.
Community heroes, represented by various local businesses, will also be recognized.
Informational booths will be manned to explain the many programs the VFW participates in, including: youth scholarships, essay contests, veteran hospital visits, POW/MIA programs, local philanthropy and many others.
A hot dog luncheon is to follow.
The proceedings will begin promptly at 9 a.m. with a prayer and a flag ceremony, followed by speakers and the presentation of citations to local police and firefighters, along with monetary gifts to special needs programs and the Girl Scouts.
“We hope many, many people will join us in saluting our brave volunteers and law enforcement officers,” Hill said.

Seven Points sets National Night Out
Special to The monitor
SEVEN POINTS–Tuesday, Oct. 5, neighborhoods throughout Seven Points are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 27th annual Nation Night Out (NNO).
This is a crime and drug prevention event.
NNO, which is sponsored by National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored locally by the Seven Points Department of Public Safety, will involve more than 14,625 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world.
In all, more than 36.7 million people are expected to participate in “America’s Night Out Against Crime.”
National Night Out is designed to:
• heighten crime and drug prevention awareness,
• generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime efforts,
• strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and
• send a message to criminals, letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
From 7-10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, residents in neighborhoods in Seven Points and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend an evening outside with neighbors and police.
Participants are encouraged to organize a block party.
Get to know your neighbors so you can know who and what to look for in your neighborhood.
From 5-8 p.m. the Seven Points Department of Public Safety will be hosting a “National Night Out” event at the city park (next to city hall).
A variety of activities are planned for citizens and their families.
They are:
• free bicycle registration,
• free drawings for coupons from local businesses,
• inflatable rides, activity booths, vehicle displays and much more.
“This is a night for America to stand together to promote awareness, safety and neighborhood unity,” National Project Coordinator Matt Peskin said.
“National Night Out showcases the vital importance of police-community partnerships and citizen involvement in our fight to build a safer nation.”
“On NNO, we invite neighborhoods nationwide to join us in giving crimes and drugs a going-away party,” he added.
For more information on this year’s exciting event or how to get involved in preventing crime in your neighborhood, contact Seven Points officer Perrini at (903) 432-2111.

‘A Night at the Red Garter Saloon’ set for Sept. 11
Special to The Monitor
TOOL–On Sept. 11, the doors of Promenade Hall on State Highway 274 in Tool will open at 6:30 p.m. to kick off the Eighth annual “A Night At the Red Garter Saloon.”
“Ticket price will once again be held to an affordable $35 each and that includes admission, a fabulous barbeque dinner catered by Shay Ray’s East Texas BBQ and live entertainment,” chamber president Jo Ann Hanstrom said.
“Because this is a catered event, advance ticket purchase is encouraged and very much appreciated. It’ll help in our planning with the caterer,” she added.
Attendees can once again expect an evening of country flavored music by Dino “Danger” Perelli, live and silent auctions, gaming and many surprises, all with an “Old West” ambiance.
When guests go through the swinging doors of the Red Garter Saloon, they’ll be able to dine immediately, then the fun really starts.
The spirit of the old west will once again be alive at Cedar Creek Lake for one action packed, fun filled evening.
“We always have people from all around the region attend this event and in past years, we’ve received rave reviews about the unique party that mixes the traditional Western theme with gaming and auctions,” co-chair Linda Fernald of the Cedar Creek Pilot said.
“Promenade Hall has been the perfect venue for the theme, with lots of room for the gaming tables, dining and dancing, plus the casual, friendly atmosphere is very appealing to every taste,” she added.
“Promenade Hall has ample parking. Volunteer committee members are calling on businesses for donations and sponsorships to help underwrite “A Night at the Red Garter Saloon.”
“All contributors will be given valuable publicity before and during the event, making donations a good advertising value,” Fernald said.
“If you have an auction item that you can donate, call the Chamber of Commerce office and a volunteer will be happy to pick it up,” she added.
Sponsorships with “extras” include $1,500 Wyatt Earp, $1,000 Annie Oakley and $500 Buffalo Bill.
There are also sponsorship levels at $300 Belle Starr, $200 Billy The Kid, and $100 Jesse James.
Tickets are on sale now at the chamber office at 604 S. Third St. in Mabank, Southside Bank Gun Barrel City, First State Bank Mabank and Gun Barrel City, Prosperity Bank Seven Points and Citizens State Bank Seven Points.
Tables of six and eight are available.
Because this is a catered event, advance ticket purchase is encouraged and appreciated.
For a complete sponsorship packet or for any questions about the event, call the chamber office at (903) 887-3152 or e-mail info@cedarcreeklakechamber.com.

 

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 I’m 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. I’ve had all my shots and am ready to be adopted. If you’d 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 dogshsccl@yahoo.com.
 

We have many animals at the
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.

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