6th Annual Fish Cook-Off To Benefit Home Hospice

6th Annual Fish Cook-Off To Benefit Home Hospice

Home Hospice Fish CookoffSherman Texas | April 17, 2017

Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke, and Fannin Counties is hosting their Sixth Annual Fish Cook-Off Fundraiser at Loy Lake Park, Texas in Denison in the Mayor’s Arena on April 30th from 12:30-4:00pm.  Teams are competing to win “Best Fish Cook in Texoma,”! There will also be teams cooking side items including hushpuppies, beans, coleslaw, and tartar sauce who will receive “Best Dish” awards. Be sure to bring your appetite!

Live entertainment will be provided all afternoon by Morris McCann, Jason Meadows, Bo Phillips and Katt Daddy “The Oklahoma Noodler”. There will be balloon artists and you can spin the wheel for prizes or a chance in the Landmark Bank Money Machine! There will be numerous silent auction items and several great raffle prizes to win, including a Custom made “Steak Cook-Off” grill, a Samsung 4K SVHD 55” TV that retails for $3995, and a one week stay at Marriot Ocean Villas in Myrtle Beach, SC.  You can buy your raffle tickets at the event or at the Sherman office at 505 W. Center Street. Some of the silent auction items will include fishing gear, original art, jewelry, themed baskets, and landscape and farm supplies. Tickets are $10 per person with children under 12 getting in free.  Parking is also free. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or at the Home Hospice office at 505 W. Center Street, Sherman, TX.  Call 903-868-9315 for more information.

Proceeds from the 6th Annual FISH COOK-OFF will help Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke & Fannin Counties continue to provide services to those in our communities who may lack the resources to access quality healthcare. Home Hospice provides support for caregivers and in-home care for patients with chronic, advanced or terminal conditions as well as palliative care through their Pathways Palliative Supportive Care Program. They also offer bereavement services like Camp Dragonfly for children learning to cope with a significant loss. There are many community programs offered by Home Hospice as well as support groups and workshops.

Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke and Fannin Counties is a 501(c)(3) local community-based organization founded in 1982 and serving their communities with integrity for 35 years. As the oldest and most trusted local hospice organization their mission is to provide the best care and support enhancing the Quality of Life of the patients and their families. To learn about other community outreach programs offered by Home Hospice, please visit www.homehospice.org or visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/homehospiceofgrayson.

Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Announces Friendship Bridge Fundraiser

Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Announces  Friendship Bridge Fundraiser

Northeast Texas Children's Museum Friendship Bridge FunraiserCommerce Texas | March 22, 2017

The Northeast Texas Children’s Museum will welcome area Bridge players to “Friendship Bridge” on Monday, April 10 at 1:30.   The event is the longest running fund-raising event for the Children’s Museum. “We have watched friendships grow each year around the Bridge table, “said Nancy McFarland, co-chair of the event. “We enjoy seeing returning friends and welcoming new participants each year.”

The event provides a relaxing environment for the players. Groups may rotate to other tables or stay together throughout the afternoon.“We will have a table for beginning Bridge players. Sometimes when individuals have not had the opportunity to play in the last year, they enjoy being with other players of the same level,” said Toni Deaton, the other co-chair.

The afternoon will include Bridge, dessert, and cash prizes for winners of high, second high, and low.  There will also be drawings for other prizes. Tickets are $25 a person and can be purchased at the Children’s Museum or by credit card by calling the Children’s Museum at 903-886-6055.

Pottsboro Library Trivia Night Fun’Raiser

Pottsboro Library Trivia Night Fun’Raiser

The Friends of the Pottsboro Area Library, a 501(c)3 organization, will hold a fun-raiser Trivia Night on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Pottsboro.

Tickets are $25 each or $200 for a table of 8 and includes a German-style meal; bring your own beer or wine.  Participants are encouraged create a theme and costumes for their group, table decorations are optional.  Trivia questions are presented to the entire group, with a time limit and points for the correct answer(s).

The winning team will enjoy bragging rights and the honor of displaying the trophy until next year’s event.

Advance reservations and payment are requested by January 31, 2017.  Mail your check, payable to Friends of the Pottsboro Area Library, P.O. Box 477, Pottsboro, TX  75076.  For questions or more information, check out our website, www.pottsborolibrary.com and www.facebook/pottsborolibrary,  or call the library at 903-786-8274.