KC offers Lenten dinners

The Knights of Columbus in Bridge City will sell fried catfish dinners

for the Lenten season, from 10:30 a.m. to 1

p.m. Fridays through April 3 at the KC Hall at 770 Ave. A, next to St.

Henry Catholic Church on Roundbunch Road. Dinners include catfish,

fries, coleslaw and hush puppies for $7. Delivery is available for 10

or more. Call in late Thursdays or Fridays by 9 a.m., at 735-4289 or


Lenten dinners at St. Therese

Fish dinners will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays during

Lent at St. Therese Catholic Church in Orange, 1409

N. Sixth St.

Meals are $7, served with fried fish, green beans, potato salad, bread

and cake, with delivery or take-out available for five or more. Call

883-8850 or 883-3783 for more information.

Alcohol / drug abuse programs
Right Choice of Orange County, a program of the South East Texas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, offers a range of affordable services including assessments, outpatient treatment, and our Alcohol and Drug Awareness Course. For more information, call 670-9524.

All-Star basketball camp
The annual 10-Star All-Star Basketball Camp is taking applications for its summer program in Commerce. Camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls 10 to 19 are eligible. Past participants have included Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill and Antawn Jamison. There is also a camp for boys and girls nine to 18. For a free brochure, call (704) 373-0873 or go to www.tenstarcamp.com.

LC-M smoked brisket sale
The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Athletic Booster Club’s annual spring smoked brisket sale will be through March 20. Briskets may be purchassed from any LC-M athlete for $25, and checks should be payable to the LC-M Athletic Booster Club. All proceeds will be used to support LC-M athletic programs. Briskets will be available for pick-up on April 9-10 at the high school football concession stand between 4-6 p.m. For more information, call Publicity Chairman Tanya Gauthier at 745-4098.

GOALS seeks volunteers
President Obama has asked people to volunteer and to “do the hard work to help everyone be the best that they can be.” GOALS (Greater Orange Area Literary Services) needs persons who can read, write and do simple math. For more information, call the GOALS office at 886-4311. Adult students are waiting to be helped.

Annual shootout benefits LIT Foundation

The second annual Lamar Institute of Technology Corral Pro-Am Shooting Clay Fun Shoot is set for April 4 at the One-in-100 Gun Club in Lumberton.
The event benefits the LIT Foundation at Lamar Institute of Technology.
There will be two flights, at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
For more information, call Joanne Brown at 839-2983, or e-mail joanne.brown@lit.edu.

BCHS looking for former protégés

Bridge City High School invites former art students to display any artwork accepted into the Protégé Art Contest at the Museum of Southeast Texas over the past 22 years.
 Work will be displayed at an open house March 16 and featured in the BCHS Art Exhibition scheduled for April 23. Artwork must be framed and in good condition. (Artwork may be picked up on April 24 or the week of April 27). 
For more information, call Debbie Gregg at 735-1501.

Beginning bridge lessons offered
A series of four bridge lessons will be given 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 4-March 25 at the old Salk School building on 37th Street in Orange. Sponsored by Orange Community Bridge League, the lessons will be taught by a life master.
For details, call Bill Tiger at 886-3414, or Dee Payne at 883-7672.

Chevron retirees set new meeting spot

The Chevron Retirees Association will meet at 1 p.m. March 10 at J.B.’s Barbecue, 5750 Old Highway 90 in Orange. All Chevron, Gulf, Texaco and Unocal retirees, spouses and guests are cordially invited to attend this “Dutch treat” buffet. Door prizes will be awarded.