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March 25, 2012

Community Briefs

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".

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