Services announced for Church on the Rock

Church on the Rock Bridge City will be having service the next two Sundays (Sept. 28th and Oct. 5) at the Golden Triangle Church on the Rock on Hwy 69 near the prison. Service will be at 10:30 a.m. in the new Education Building (their Youth Dept.)

Child car and Childrens church will be provided. You can call the church office for any questions at 738-2720.

GOACC gives membership update

Centennial store on MacArthur Drive back in business from 9 to 5 through Saturday. They will be operating at regular business hours on Monday, Sept. 29.

Mud Out / Clean Up Training for Hurricane IKEMonday- Sept. 29, 9:00 am – 4:00 p.m. (includes hands on equipment & basic yellow hat training) First Baptist Church, Vidor
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm., Mud out training, First Baptist Church, Vidor
Tuesday – Sept. 30, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Mud training, LaBelle Baptist Church Wednesday – October 1, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Mud out First Baptist Church, Bridge City.

 Compass Bank, on 16th, will be working out of a portable trailer in two weeks. 409-651-9815 or office 409-951-1305. Our branch at Wal-mart is open for business.

The Workforce Solutions Mobile Lab is on center site to assist customers with their job search, filing UI Claims, etc.

Chili’s Grill & Bar, 292 Strickland Drive Orange, Texas, has immediate openings for part time and full time help contact Bart Shuford at 886-2400.

Membership Restaurants that are open:

Casa Bella, Spanky’s, Cornbreads, Southern Magnolia Tea Room, Sonic (both locations), McDonalds and Pinehurst BBQ.

Blue Roof applications taken

The Army Corps of Engineers has set up a Blue Roof application center at the Kroger store located at 1600 16th Street in Orange. The application desk is located inside the store near the checkout point. Any homeowner that received roof damage from Hurricane Ike is eligible to apply to have a temporary roof installed by FEMA.

Red Cross to close West Orange Shelter

Shelter at 500 N. 13th Street in Orange Closing on Oct. 7          West Orange Cove Consolidated Independent School District (WOCCISD) generously provided emergency sheltering for individuals throughout eastern Orange County that had flood damage to their homes as a result of Hurricane Ike. The shelter is currently located in the boy’s gym on the junior high school campus. On Tuesday, October 7th the shelter will close. The American Red Cross has provided shelter management and food service for the residents. The American Red Cross, Orange County Emergency Management, and the City of Orange Emergency Management continue their efforts to locate a new shelter location. Any organization willing to make their facility available to shelter victims of Hurricane Ike is urged to contact the local chapter of your American Red Cross at: 409-883-2322. Residents of the shelter were notified today of the closing date and were advised to make other arrangements for housing.