Lifestyle

Sat
29
Apr

Civic club hosts Rainbow Room baby shower

A baby shower was held by the Tawakoni Civic Club on Monday, April 17. Virginia Johnson said the Rainbow Room emergency resource center of CPS was the recipient of many gifts of clothing, diapers, bottles and other baby supplies. Officers of CPS are Margaret Johnson, John Byrd, Sara Samudio and Michelle Looper.

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Thu
27
Apr

‘Guys and Dolls’ acclaimed performance

The Quinlan Ford theater department performs “Guys and Dolls” to enthusiastic reviews. The next production for the group is coming in the spring with “Peter Pan.”

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Tue
25
Apr

Egg hunt with patriotic flair at VFW

VFW Post 2559 spokesperson Carol Pressley said, “We had excellent egg hunters. They filled their cute little baskets with as many eggs as they could.”

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Mon
24
Apr

Easter crafts at Tawakoni Library

Children and helpers are proudly displaying their Easter craft creations at the Tawakoni Library event held April 8.

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Tue
18
Apr

VFW remodeling underway

Remodeling of VFW Post 2559 is underway. Carol Pressley said, “We have started phase one of the remodeling of Post 2559 in support of Keep West Tawakoni Beautiful. We hope we can start phase two in May.”

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Thu
13
Apr

Civic club fundraiser sale

Tawakoni Civic Club members hold a sale Saturday at the Lake Tawakoni Regional Chamber of Commerce office in West Tawakoni. Shown, from left, are members Kathie Magers, Mary Hall, Karen Parker, Terry Colson, Robin Myers, Kathy Wherry and Joyce Forbis.

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Wed
12
Apr

Lodge helps CASA

Odd Fellows Fred Ende Lodge No. 87 recently conducted a fundraiser, which provided CASA for Hunt County with $700. The funds will be used to benefit the abused children of Hunt County, which is currently close to 200. Two members of the lodge present the check to CASA on Friday, March 31. Shown, from left, are Phillip Poarch, Odd Fellows fundraising coordinator; Lori Cope, CASA for Hunt County executive director; and Cliff Cates, Odd Fellows trustee and treasurer. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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Tue
11
Apr

Amvets barbecues for 90-plus attendees

Amvets Post 36 served more than 90 meals Saturday at its barbecue. JoAnne Ringwood expressed appreciation to all who participated. “We were also honored by a visit from Amvets Department of Texas Commander Curtis Thomas,” Ringwood said. Thomas, right, is shown with Amvets Post 36 Commander Terry Trayler, left, and Sons of Amvets Post 36 Commander Mike Stanfield.

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Mon
10
Apr

Quinlan splash pad opening for second season May 13

The Quinlan Community Park splash pad will open for its second season on May 13, according Quinlan Mayor Jacky Goleman. The mayor said the splash pad would remain open through Sept. 24, and its hours of operation would be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Shown is a photo from the parks grand opening at the Fourth of July celebration last year.

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Thu
06
Apr

Texas pride

Texas’ state flower, Bluebonnets, display their beauty along State Highway 276 west of West Tawakoni along the highway right-of-way.

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