Community Calendar - July 29, 2021
Blessings From God Food pantry
The distribution dates for the Blessings From God Food Pantry are: August 10 and 24 from 8-9:30 a.m.; Sept. 7 and 21 from 8-9:30 a.m.; Oct. 5 and 19 from 8-9:30 a.m.; Nov. 9 and 23 from 8-9:30 a.m.; Dec. 7 and 21 from 8-9:30 a.m. The pantry is located at 1300 N. Austin in Cameron. They are still accepting donations, please call Franklin Glaser at (254) 455-0380 to donate. Mobile pantry will be at The Yards of Cameron every third Wednesday of the month.
Bea’s Kitchen Meals
Bea’s Kitchen is still giving out frozen meals every other Thursday. If you would like to receive meals, please call (254) 697-2243 as the number has changed.
Youth Soccer sign ups
Sign ups for Youth soccer start Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Cameron Fire Department. Ages are 4-13 and the cost is $60 per child and $45 for each child after, in the same household. The other sign up days will be Aug. 21 and 28. If they have questions they can text Elissa Hernandez at (254) 482-0326 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Milam County Health Department will hold free COVID-19 vaccination clinics on: July 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Milano VFD, 305 E US 79; July 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Davilla Community Center, 20803 FM 487; July 31 from 9 a.m. to noon at Rockdale Clinic, 1700 Brazos Ave. and from 1-4 p.m. at Cameron Health Department, 209 S. Houston. Please call (254) 697-7000 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.
The Box Office is now open for “Nunsense the Musical.” Stage dates are July 31 and Aug. 1 with encore performances the ensuing weekend. Show times are 7 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for students. Get tickets online at MilamCommunityTheater.com. Seating will be limited.
Trinity New Life Worship Center will host a First Revival on Aug. 9-11 at 7 p.m. nightly. The church is at 200 South Crockett in Cameron. Evangelist is Dr. Roy Elton Brackins of Grace Abernacle Baptist Church in Forest Hills. Pastor Charles Wyatt, Senior Pastor.
Milam County Memorial Ruck and Ride
Event officials said the 3rd annual Memorial Ruck and Ride event will be Aug. 14. Each year, veterans and the community gather to pay tribute to our Milam County fallen military members and their families through the ruck march and motorcycle ride. Veteran and adaptive athlete Kris Briggs will lead the 8-mile ruck starting at 9 a.m. from Cameron Fire Station out to Denio’s and back. Veteran and Combat Vets Motorcycle Association member Matthew Klatt will lead the ride starting at 10 a.m. from Brookshire Brothers in Rockdale to the Cameron Fire Station. A lunch honoring Gold Star families will follow with special guest speakers. Everyone is invited to participate in this event and donations are being sought to assist with expenses. For information or to sign up, please call (254) 482-3112.
Children’s Story Time at the Cameron Public Library is on Wednesdays at two different sessions. Pick the one you want. Or come in anytime to browse for books. The times are 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Hope to see some folks on Wednesdays.
Old Town Cameron
The Milam County Railroad Museum home of the 1940’s Old Town Cameron model continues to be open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. However, they are monitoring the Coronavirus cases in Milam County and the surrounding counties. They ask that everyone that can, get vaccinated so they can remain open along with other businesses in our community. The Railroad Museum is one of Milam County’s most popular tourist venues. They have been hosting families from all over Texas and the United States this summer.
Individuals and businesses can support the Milam County Railroad Museum by making a $150 donation. Your tax-deductible donation will get your family’s name or business card placed on a special “Friends of the MCRM train” on the Old Town Cameron model. Your business card will also be displayed on their webpage and scrolling display inside the museum. Contact Jamie Larson at (512) 455-9591 to get your application or email him at email@example.com.
Change 180 Christian Recovery, a free service, is held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at 204 S. Jefferson in Cameron. This is a self help group that focuses on addiction education. For information, email change180CR@gmail.com or call (254) 605-0039.
Is alcohol causing problems in your life? We have a solution. We meet Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 7 p.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 200 N. Travis in Cameron, and on Zoom 450 352 4520. Call 24/7 (979) 353-2538.
Praise and Worship Night
A special Praise and Worship Night will be held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Cameron.
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