Dave Shaw benefit scheduled

A benefit for Dave Shaw, lead singer with Eazy, the band, will be held

11 a.m. on Oct. 23 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Port Acres

located at 6621 W. Port Arthur Road.

Shaw, a 1967 Port Neches-Groves graduate and Marine Corp veteran is a

heart transplant candidate at Methodist Hospital in Houston.

Included will be a large raffle, door prizes, silent and live auctions.

A Chicken Dump Game with 400 numbered squares will be $10 a square. The

winner gets $1,000.

Fish and gumbo dinners will be $7 each for pre-sold dinner tickets.

Local talent performing includes High Street Band; Ken Marvel and Swamp

Rock; Moe Haynes Band; Curtis Breaux and Cadillacs; Herbie Stutes and

Grand Shinn; Britt Godwin and Bubba Moore; Bobby Davis; Scooter Green;

Jim Angelle; O.J. and Company; Time Traveler; Time Machine; Center

Stage; Scott McGill and Old Dog Mac; Pate Tatum and Pure Texas; Midlife

Crisis; Jivin’ Gene and Bruce Tinch.

Dance with Eazy, High Street Band and special guests at 8 p.m. until.

Contact a benefit member at 409-718-8028, 960-1453 or 782-5853.

Boilermakers Local #587 Reunion
Any current member, form member and/or retired member of Boilermakers Local #587 are invited to join us for a fish fry at the Beaumont Yacht Club, 506 Marina Dr, on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 11 a.m.

For questions and more information call 409-681-9512.

The Women’s Ministry of FBC of Orange to host confernce
The Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church of Orange is hosting a one day conference for all women of this area on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The conference will feature noted speaker and artist Cindy Burden. The theme of the conference is “HGTV” which stands for Heart change, Getting a makeover, Taking shape, and Victory in your new look.

The cost is $20 and includes lunch. Worship will be led by Nikki Hanson, from Calvary Baptist in Beaumont and Trina Bickham, from First Baptist in Orange. Reservations are requested by Monday, Nov. 1.

To pre-register for the conference, please contact the church office at 886-7461 or email, info@fbco.org. For additional information, contact Myra Sanders, 883-8764, Women’s Ministry Coordinator.

Port Arthur Mayor’s Fitness Walk begins Oct. 23
The Mayor’s Fitness Walk, a five-week series of one- and two-mile fun walks, kicks off Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Carl Parker Center in Port Arthur.

Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the center; the walks begin at 8 a.m. and include the Sea Wall. T-shirts will be available for the first 100 people at the Carl Parker Center on Oct. 23.
Experts from Christus St. Mary and The Medical Center will be on hand to help walkers set fitness goals. Those who reach their personal goal will be eligible for prizes to be awarded Nov. 20.

Local health providers and a number of Port Arthur-area businesses are helping to sponsor the event.

CCS to host Holiday Extravaganza 2010
The Community Christian School will host a Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There will be booths from local merchants, a dunking booth, games, a silent auction, crafts, plate lunches gifts and more. Booth space is still available.

Admission for adults is $1 and is free for children.

For more information, call June at 409-883-9607 or Hollye at 409-745-5444.

WOS vs. BC pre-sale game tickets
Just a reminder that the Away WOS vs. Bridge City Varsity Football game is on Saturday, October 23rd at 6:00pm. There are no presale tickets for this game. All tickets have to be purchased at their gate the evening of the game. Ticket prices ar $4 for Adults and $2 for students.

BC FBC to host special Thanksgiving service
Fellowship Baptist Church of Bridge City would like to invite the community to help celebrate the holidays starting with a Thanksgiving service on Sunday, Nov. 21. Lunch will follow the morning service at 10:30 a.m. Then on Sunday, Dec. 5, the church will ring in the Christmas season with The Ratleys from Huoma, La., singing for the morning service at 10:30a.m. and then at 6:30 p.m. FourTold Quartet from Sulfur, La., will be in concert. A Taste of Christmas will follow the evening concert with all kinds of holiday goodies.

Fellowship Baptist Church is located at 1965 Miller Drive (FM408) in Bridge City.

Fellowship is a traditional church and we welcome you to come as you are. Wednesday supper is at 6 p.m. with service at 7 p.m. Sunday’s services are Sunday School/Bible Study at 9:15 a.m, worship at 10:30 a.m. and evening service is at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, please call the church at 409-735-9511 any Wednesday or Thursday morning.

Salem UMC to host Trunk or Treat
Salem United Methodist Church will host a Trunk or Treat on Sunday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children of the community are invited and there will be lots of goodies.
The church is located at 402 W. John Ave in Orange.

Salem UMC to host Women’s Day service
Salem United Methodist Church will host a Women’s Day Service on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 3:30 p.m. Mrs. Peggy Paige will be speaking and the public is invited to attended.
The church is located at 402 W. John Ave. in Orange.

McDonald Memorial Baptist to host Halloween Festival
McDonald Memorial Baptist Church will host a community Halloween festival on Sunday, Oct. 31. The times are 2 to 4 p.m. in the Burton gym building. Preschoolers and children in grades one through six are welcome. There will be a moonwalk, games, and prizes. The church is located in Orange on South St., near the Lion’s Den Park. The church may be contacted at 409-883-3974.

LSC-PA continues scholarship fund fee
Lamar State College-Port Arthur students recently elected three new Student Government Association senators and voted to continue a $1 per semester hour student fee that goes into the college’s Centennial Scholarship Endowment Fund.
Ninety-six percent of students voting in the election opted to continue the endowed scholarship fee, which the student body first approved in 2002.

The new senators are Christina Nguyen, an academic studies major from Port Arthur; Dinh Vo, a studio art major from Port Arthur; Carla Santos, an academic studies major from Port Arthur; and Benjamin Hill, a software development major from Port Acres.
SGA is the official voice through which students can participate in overall policy and policy-making at the college.

SGA’s leadership includes three officers, four elected senators and two appointed senators. Each officially-recognized student organization also sends a voting representative to SGA meetings.

Veterans’ Day service changes
A Veterans’ Day service will be held 10:30 a.m., Sun. Nov. 14 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church located at 1401 W. Park in Orange. The Rev. Dr. Joyce Wilkinson will officiate.
This is your special invitation to honor our veterans and military and say “thanks for our freedom.”

Come for worship and fellowship.

Veterans, wear your uniform if you have one.

A combat Chaplains Field Altar will be on display and some remarks about the Armed Forces Prayer Book, etc. will be made by long time area veterans Chaplain Marv Howland.
For more information contact Howland at 745-3427.