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Community Calendar March, 2017

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The Pilot Club “Spring Brunch” is Saturday March 4 at 10am at League Street Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The annual “fun-raiser” will bring Christian comedian/musician Robert Burkhart with a Branson-style one-man show. There will be plenty of food and fellowship. Tickets are $20 each at the door or by calling Pilot Club at 903-348-5099 or any member. The Sulphur Springs chapter is part of Pilot Club International.

A Beans and Cornbread Fundraiser for scholarships is planned by Sulphur Bluff Masonic Lodge #246 on Saturday  March 4 at 6pm at the Sulphur Bluff Community Center. Also, the Lodge will present the Community Builder Award to Billy Emerson during the event. Once each year, Masonic Lodges can honor non-Masons who distinguish themselves through service to the community.

Sulphur Springs ISD plans Open House during the evenings of March 6-9 at all campuses on this schedule…ECLC, Douglas and SS High on Monday March 6…SS Middle and SS Elementary on Tuesday March 7… and Bowie, Lamar and Travis campuses on Thursday March 9.

Sulphur Springs and most Hopkins County schools will observe Spring Break Week March 13-17, 2017.

Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday March 12. Don’t forget to “spring forward” by an hour.

Cooper Lake State Park is offering recreational and education activities during Spring Break Week which include Dutch Oven Cooking, Treasure Hunting, Guided Canoeing, Fishing, Campfires and S’More, Nighthike, Photography 101 and many others. Find out about the schedule at 903-945-5256 or go to  Texas State Parks are yours to enjoy all year round.

The Reilly Springs Jamboree will feature local talent on Saturday March 18, 2017 at 7pm. “Two Hearts”, a teen sister duo from Winnsboro will perform with Roger Reed the Sunshine Band. The country music variety show is held on the third-Saturday night of each month in the historic “schoolhouse” Reilly Springs Community Center.

During tax season, free tax return preparation is being offered each Tuesday and Saturday from 9-1 at Wesley UMC Family Life Center. Trained AARP Tax-Aide Volunteers will prepare individual and simple small-business returns free of charge. For details, phone 903-885-3443.

Ladies age 60 and older who wish to compete in the Ms. Hopkins County Senior Pageant are being sought. If you are interested, contact Karon Weatherman at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center at 903-885-1661. There is no cost to enter. Ladies will compete in talent, philosophy of life and dressy wear categories. Winners advance to the Ms. Texas Senior Classic Pageant in the Metroplex this Fall. According to Pageant chairman Karon Weatherman, this is a fun and rewarding event for senior ladies.



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Author: Enola Gay

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