BC Senior parent financial aid workshop

There will be a Senior Parent Financial Aid Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Bridge City High School. This program is designed to assist students and parents with the completion of the FAFSA Application, as well as to inform them of other financial assistance options for college education. A financial aid representative will be available after the workshop to answer questions and schedule individual follow-up appointments to assist families in submitting the FAFSA. Also, please do not forget to check on scholarship information in the Counselor’s Office or on our website at www.bridgecityisd.net. Call 409-735-1539 for additional information.

BC Golden Girls Red Hats to meet

The Bridge City Golden Girls Red Hat Society Chapter will meet Feb. 8 at Orange Seafood and Steakhouse at 11:30 a.m.
Celebrating February birthdays will be Evelyn Gray and Anna Belle Rost.
This club was organized on July 16, 2003 with Doreen Scott, Queen Mother, and Lana McCracken, Vice Queen.
The Red Hats are looking for new members to join and who will choose a royal name and would like to join in on the fun of visiting places in the Golden Triangle.
Members wear red hats and purple dress pants or purple outfits. Members must be 50 years old to join. Those younger than 50 are also welcome to join but they must wear pink, as they have not earned the honor of reaching 50 years old yet.
For more information, contact Queen Mother Donna Cole at 409-745-5536.

Cheer Hawaii fundraiser set

The Cheer Hawaii team is hosting a a Valentines Dance for BC Middle School students, grades six to eight, on Feb. 11 at the KC hall in Bridge City from 7 to 11 p.m.
The cost is $5 person and pictures with frames will be sold for $10 each. Pizza by the slice, snacks and drinks will be sold as well.

Former DuPont Instrument Employees Reunion

The annual reunion of former DuPont instrument employees will be held Tuesday, March 1 at JB’s BBQ in Orange. The group will meet in the parking lot at around noon to visit and will move inside at 1 p.m. In the event of bad weather, please plan to arrive at 12:45. Attendees will pay for their own lunch selection through the serving line.
If you are a retired or former DuPont or INVISTA instrument employee, you are invited to attend this reunion. Visitors are welcome.
For more information, contact Dan Ryder at 409-504-5046 or danryder@ymail.com.

OC Retired Teachers Association to meet

The Orange County Retired Teachers Association will hold its February meeting at 11:00 am on Monday, Feb. 14 at the Wesley United Methodist Church, located
401 37th Street in Orange, The guest speaker will be Dan Perrine of the Texas Travel Bureau. He will update members on information of activities of the travel bureau, with special emphasis on wildflowers of Texas. Gumbo will be a special treat for all members and guests.

Orange Trade Days to host show weekend of Feb. 18

Orange Trade Days will be hosting their next show on Feb 18-20. Along with their wonderful monthly event of Flea Market, Food and Fun, they are also going to be fundraising for St Judes. Orange Trade Days will be donating ten percent of their Concession Sales to St Jude. Bordwells Custom Leather & Wood works will be hosting a raffle for a beautiful custom made birdhouse and tiger wood domino set, Bling All Over Boutique will be donating 10 percent as well. Those wishing to participate should contact me Gabby Snyder at 409-883-4344.

WOS Baseball Alumni game set for Feb. 19

All former WO Chiefs, Lutcher Stark Tigers, and WOS Mustangs are invited to play. Dust off your gloves and come out and play. Come meet the 2011 Mustangs and visit with former players on Saturday, Feb. 19 at Ronnie Andeson Park. Registration and warm-up starts at 1 p.m. and the game starts at 2 p.m. Participation costs $25, which includes a t-shirt. The homerun derby will follow the game. Cost for the game, the shirt and the homerun derby is $35.
Family and friends are invited to come out and show their support.
The concession stand will be open selling hotdogs, links, and all of your other favorite baseball foods. Admission is FREE! Come and support our WOS Baseball Team!!!
For more information contact, Annely Domas 409-670-5309 or Jesse Riojas 409-313-1019

MCT Credit Union – Scholarship Applications

The MCT Credit Union Scholarship Program has been established to provide eight area high school graduates with a $1,000 scholarship to help with the funds needed to attend college. MCT is committed to investing in the future of our teens through this program.
The applicant must be a graduating senior and a current member of MCT Credit Union with accounts in good standing.
The MCT 2011 scholarship applications are available at high school counselors’ offices in Jefferson, Hardin and Orange counties as well as all MCT branch locations. The deadline to return applications is March 31.

Orangefield Cormier Museum to be open Feb. 19.

The Orangefield Cormier Museum will be open Saturday, Feb. 19 from 10 -2. Admission is free and special tours are available by contacting Harvey Wilson by e-mail at: hawilson@esc5.net.

American Legion Post 49 to host Valentines Dance

The American Legion Post 49 in Orange will host a Valentines Dance on Feb. 12 from 8 p.m. to midnight. The band, Creole Cookin’, will be featured and tickets will cost $5 per person. This is a BYOB event (no coolers allowed) with beer, wine and set-ups sold inside. Table decorations are encouraged and the kitchen will be open. This will be a smoking environment. The dance will take place that the American Legion hall, located at 108 Green Ave. in Orange. For more information, call 409-886-9681.

SE Texas Arts Council to host grant writing workshop

The Southeast Texas Arts Council will hold its first grant writing workshop Feb. 26, 2011 at the Foundation for Southeast Texas building located at 700 North Street, Meeting Room 2 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Any non-profit organization in Jefferson, Orange or Hardin County with plans to offer a fine arts or humanities program is eligible to apply.
Any new organization must attend one of the workshops.
A second workshop in March will be announced soon.
For more information, call 409-835-2787 or email director@setxac.org