Pocasset-Meridian-Am-Po Alumni reunion
Pocasset-Meridian-Am-Po Alumni reunion is set for April 7 at the Pocasset School cafeteria. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. with the meal being served at 4 p.m.
To reserve your place or to verify your correct mailing address, please call 405-262-1207.
Vidalia onion sales
Grady County OHCE members will be taking orders for sweet Vidalia onions beginning now through mid-April. They are $10 for a 10-pound bag and all profit will go to offset the cost of transportation for county and state patients receiving care at one of 24 Shriners' Hospitals and four Burn Units. They will be available for delivery about the first week of May. If you would like to place an order or have any questions, please contact a member of your local OHCE group, stop by the Express-Star office, 302 N. 3rd or call Myrtle Elston at 224-4628 or 574-4538.
Rodeo ambassadors sought
The Chickasha Rodeo Board is seeking ambassador candidates for the 73rd annual Chickasha Rodeo. Eligible candidates are young men and women, ages 8-21. The winner will be awarded a brand new 14 ft. stock trailer. All other contestants will receive 10% of their ticket sales as well as many other prizes. Contestants will be judged on ticket sales, horsemanship, appearance and personality. For more information, contact Sydney Painter at 405-863-4686. Deadline for entries is April 10.
Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast
The Chickasha Lions Club invites you to join us for a fund-raising Biscuit & Gravy breakfast Saturday, March 31 from 7 AM to 1 PM in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church on Colorado Avenue in Chickasha. Tickets may be purchased from any member of the Lions Club for only $5 or may be purchased at the door. Children five and younger are admitted free. The all-you-can-eat breakfast includes biscuits & gravy, sausage, coffee, milk, and juice. Funds raised will support Lions International Measles Vaccinations and various summer youth programs. Donations of used eyeglass frames and used computer printer cartridges are greatly appreciated. The Lions Club motto is "We Serve".
Family Fun community event
The Grady County Interagency Coalition is sponsoring a Family Fun community event on Thursday, April 26 from 5-7 p.m. in the parking lot of the Chickasha Atwood’s. The Grady County Interagency Coalition is a collection of businesses and agencies in the community that work together to improve the quality of the community.
The purpose of this event is to celebrate Week of the Young Child and to celebrate families and children in the community.
The free family fun event will showcase many of the community vehicles and personnel for families to meet, take pictures, and explore.
There will also have games set up for the families to enjoy as well as many family resources and information.
If your agency or business has any questions please contact Rachel Myrko at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-250-3360.
Call for Photography Artists
Duncan Art Guild will host a Photography Show, "Life through the Lens" June 28 through July 1, 2012. Photos will be judged for cash awards. Deadline for prespectus is June 1, 2012. Send a SASE to Duncan Art Guild, P.O.Box 2001, Duncan, OK 73534 or download a prospectus from our Facebook page.
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