Golden K Kiwanis meet
Shirley Marshall will speak on “Boxes for Iraq” to the Golden K Kiwanis Club at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6,  at Sunset Grove Country Club. A brunch will be served at 9:30.
Golden K welcomes and encourages retired seniors who are looking for a service club geared to their age group to attend as their guests. Call 883-5761 for more information.

BC Parents and Counselors to meet
On Tuesday, Feb. 12, the Bridge City High School Counselors will review the high school course selection process with parents of incoming 9th graders for the 2008-2009 school year. 
The meeting will be held in the Bridge City High School cafeteria from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Chinese New Year celebration to be hosted
To welcome the Year of the Rat, the Chinese Association of Southeast Texas will host its 16th annual New Year celebration party  6:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Best Value Inn Hotel, located at 2525 N. 11th Street in Beaumont. In addition to authentic Chinese food, there will be door prizes, lucky money for children and a program of entertainment for everyone.
The cost for the event is $4.00 for children (age2-12) and $8.00 for adults. For more information, please contact Richard Prablek at 409-347-1267.  The Public is invited to attend.

Reunion meeting for class of 1968
There will be a reunion planning meeting for the Bridge City Class of 1968 at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, at Cyndy Church Denisons home, 190 Bland #5, Bridge City.
They are still looking for classmates. You can register with the class by going to the link on
The reunion is May 17, at the KC Hall in Bridge City. A BBQ and dance are planned.
For more information contact Cyndy Church Denison at 409-882-4246 or Phyllis McGee Stephenson at 409-745-2747.

Bromeliad Society meets
The Golden Triangle Bromeliad Society meets on the second Monday of each month. This month’s meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, at the “Green Barn” on the south side of the Beaumont Botanical Gardens parking lot at Tyrrell Park off Fannett Road in Beaumont.
Refreshments will preceded the meeting.
They invite all interested parties to attend. Call Teri Duos at 409-866-5721 or Mary Ellen Rinebold at 409-892-4498 for information on the meeting and directions.

Health and Wellness conference in Port Arthur
The City of Port Arthur and Lamar State College-Port Arthur announce the 11th Annual Health and Wellness Conference- “Wellness + Finess + Safety = A Winning Formula for New Millennium Communities.” The conference will be held  from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., April 25, at the Robert A. “Bob” Bowers Civic Center.
CEUs for Nursing, CHES, TCLEOSE, CME, RS, TAADAC, Social Work, Continueing PRoffessional Education.
Fees include lunch and snacks.
Students- $10.00
Non-students: Before April 2-$55.00
                          After April 2-$60.00
Make checks payable to the City of Port Arthur.
Mail to:
Ms. Yoshi Alexander, BBA-MBA-HCM
447 Austin Ave.
Port Arthur, TX 77640
For more information contact City of Port Arthur Parks and Recreation Department 409-983-8152 or the Health Department 409-983-8864.

“In Loving Memory” Support Group to meet
The monthly meeting of “In Loving Memory,” a support group for mothers who have lost a child will meet at 6:00 p.m., Feb. 19, at the North Orange Baptist Church located at 4775 16th Street, Orange.  They welcome any Mother, any age, who has lost a child for any reason.
For additional information call Nancy Mericle at 746-3012 or 738-5456 or Ruthie Hannegan at 735-27l8.

Gospel Singing scheduled
New Anointing Church, located at 10681 N. Hwy 87 in Orange, will have an old fashion gospel singing at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 29. All area residents are invited to attend and bring songs, tapes and or CD’s, musical instruments, or have musicians accompany them for an evening of worship and praise. 
Refreshments will follow the singing.  For more information, call 746-9515.

Lipazzaner Stallions to appear at Ford Park
The World Famous Lipazzaner Stallions are scheduled to come into the Ford Park Arena  Saturday, Feb. 16 for two shows.  
Tickets range in price from $19.50-$26.50. Discounts are available for children 12 and under, seniors 60 and over, and groups of 15 oor more. There is a $2 parking fee and a $1 facility fee.
Tickets availabe at Ford Park box officer and all Ticketmaster outlets, online at, and you can charge by phone at 409-833-7747 or 337-474-4900 (Lake CHarles).
For event information call 409-951-5440. Information about group discounts, call 409-951-5413