Community Calendar is published in each issue free of charge. Deadline for publication is 5 p.m. Monday. To place an item in Community Calendar, call 903-489-0531 or fax items to 903-489-2543. Items may also be dropped off at The Malakoff News office, or e-mailed at malnews@ embarqmail.com.
Rotary Club meetings
The Rotary Club of Malakoff, chartered March 29, 1939 meets noon each Tuesday at the Flagg House, located at 207 E. Main Street. The group serves the people of the Malakoff area, students and faculty at Malakoff ISD, and the students at Cross Roads High School. “A small but powerful group of motivated people in service to their communities.” For information, contact Jeanie Seely at 903-489-2266.
Star Harbor Turkey Shoot golf tournament
Saturday, Nov. 12, is the date of the annual Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament at the Star Harbor Golf Course. Sign up sheet will be at City Hall by the 1st of November so sign up soon. You have until 10 a.m. the day of the tournament, Nov. 12 to get in on the fun, but get your name on the list early. Shotgun start 1 p.m. Cost is $28 which includes two mulligans and a barbecue dinner catered by Danny’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Q. Non players are invited to come to the dinner which will be served at 5 p.m. Cost of meal for non-golfers will be $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10. In case of rain, the tournament will be played on Nov. 19. Event is being sponsored by Star Harbor Ladies Golf. For more information, call Margie Jones at 903-489-0233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black History bake sale
The Henderson County Black History Committee will be hosting a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Anders Furniture in Malakoff. Proceeds will help support the organization’s scholarship fund.
The next meeting for the Sarah Maples DAR Chapter will be on Nov. 16 at the Library of Cedar Creek Lake at 1 p.m. The speaker will be Colonel Jim Ray and his topic will be “Prisoners of War.” Hostesses are: Nell Moos, Carole Ruska, Helen Preston and Jean Calkins.
The next meeting of the Rootseekers Genealogical Society will be held Nov. 21 at the Tri-County Library at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Charles Finsley and his topic will be Hannah’s letters. The meetings are open to the public and organizers look forward to seeing new faces. Anyone wishing to learn more about researching their ancestors will be welcome.
Johnson Chapel Women’s Day
Johnson Chapel AME Church will host its annual Women’s Day 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. The theme will be “Women God can use for such a time as this” – Esther 4:14. The guest speaker is the Rev. Thelma Lloyd of God Holy Church of Christ in Dallas. Everyone is invited. Organizers are asking everyone to wear something brown.
Festival of Trees
Trees decorated by Non-Profit Agencies in Henderson County will be displayed in the Foyer of the Cain Center from Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, through Friday, Dec. 2. Churches, school booster clubs, and scout troops are all invited to participate.
The public will be invited to view the trees and will have an opportunity to vote for their favorites. Each tree will be available for silent auction bidding. The proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the agency that decorated the tree.
A reception for the agencies and successful bidders will be held on Friday, December 2nd at 5:30 p.m. in Room B of the Cain Center.
For more information and to reserve a place for your tree, please contact the Cain Center, 915 S. Palestine in Athens 903-677-2000.