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Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 7

9 a.m. to noon – The Navasota Valley Young Marines unit is looking for promising youths, ages eight to 18, who would like to learn more about the organization and to serve the Limestone County community – at the Groesbeck Parkette, located at the corner of Ellis and Navasota in Groesbeck – Contact unit commander Michelle Mullinnex at 254-6450125 or Asst. Adjutant Jennifer Mackey at 254-6549270 to learn more. Check out the Facebook page at Navasota Valley Young Marines or the national website at www.youngmarines. org.

Tuesday, Jan. 10

9 a.m. – The Mexia State Supported Living Center is holding an Express Hiring Event – Direct Support Professionals, maintenance, nursing and housekeeping are needed – Do you enjoy making a difference in other people’s lives? If so, we invite you to join us in our express hiring event held on campus for same-day interviews and job offers! – Call 254-562-1124 for more information.

••• 7 p.m. – Operation Finally Home Project Manager Ronnie Lyles will be the guest speaker at the Limestone County Republican Women’s Club meeting at the Mary Helen Nance Community Center in Thornton – Operation Family Home is a national, non-profit organization whose mission is to build hope by providing or improving homes for wounded, ill or injured veterans, first-responders, their families and widows of the fallen.


Wednesdays – A group seeks 42 players to play at the Mexia Senior Citizens Center, 111 N. Sherman St. Call 254-472-0230 for more information.

••• Mondays, 6 to 8 p.m. – First Baptist Church of Tehuacana still hosts a knitting/ crocheting group in the fellowship hall, making prayer shawls or lap robes for people. Anyone wanting to learn to knit or crochet is invited. There is no cost, and the yarn is provided. For more information, contact Angela Bailey at 409-782-0229.

••• Mondays, 7 p.m. – Celebrate Recovery for adults is still being held at Shiloh Baptist Church in Shiloh, with David Snow facilitating. For more information, contact Pastor David at 254-747-5847.

••• On the first Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon and the third Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m., Caritas of Mexia will hold drive-up food distributions.

••• Veterans who need someone to talk to are invited to call the Veterans Partners of Texas to talk to a volunteer who will listen. Call 254-562-9270 and text Joe “JoeRob” Roberts to arrange a date.

••• Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-8 p.m. - Crystal Meth Anonymous is meeting again at First Baptist Church Tehuacana. For questions, call 254-6251665.

••• Third Monday of every month at 6 p.m. — regular meetings for the Mexia ISD at the Administration Building, 616 N. Red River St. Called meetings are conducted at times and dates as the need arises.

••• Third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. - regular meetings for the Mexia City Council are conducted at City Hall, 101 N. McKinney in Mexia. Called meetings are conducted at times and dates as the need arises.

••• The Limestone Cancer Support Group meets the second Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Mexia EDC boardroom, 214 N. Sherman in Mexia. Anyone interested in helping those going through cancer treatment, or who want more information, are welcome to attend. For more information: everycancermatters@ yahoo. com.


••• Tuesday - Tri-County Beekeepers meet at Sam’s Restaurant in Fairfield for a monthly meeting. Dinner at 5:30, meeting at 6 p.m.

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