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Grammar joined "Sea of Red" in Austin for legislative day

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March 10, 2011 - Last week Melanie Grammar, Club President of the Fannin County Republican Women, traveled to Austin to join approximately 900 women from across the state for a Legislative Day sponsored by the Texas Federation of Republican Women. Clad in "Republican Red' clothing, Grammar represented the Fannin County Republican Women at this biennial event.

Grammar took this opportunity to visit the offices of Senator Bob Deuell and Representative Larry Phillips. Texas Republican women have been especially vocal in support of Voter Photo ID measures, and have urged lawmakers to promote border security and support fair and reasonable re-districting.

 

Children's Art Contest to benefit children, deadline March 31

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March 10, 2011 - It's time for the annual children's art contest hosted by the Fannin County Children's Center. The local nonprofit organization that helps abused and neglected children is seeking artwork from area children and youth.

Two winning entries which best illustrate the theme "Open Your Heart" will be reproduced on cards to help the agency raise funds to provide advocacy, counseling and other critical support services for the abused and neglected children of Fannin County. Winners will also be awarded special ribbons and prizes courtesy of Dr. Jim and Valerie Tarpley.

 

Organizers planning for Jacob's Run in April

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March 10, 2011 - The Jacob Cangemi Memorial Scholarship would like to announce the fourth annual Jacob's Run which includes a Competitive 5K Run and 3K Walk for Fun. The event will be held April 30 starting and finishing in the downtown square of Trenton.

"We had another successful event last year. We had returning and new sponsors, 100+ participants and raised over $5,800 to support this very worthy cause," said Race Director and Co-Founder, Renee Cangemi. "We are actively pursuing sponsors to help underwrite the event such as t-shirts, refreshments, awards, etc. We have several sponsorship levels available." said Cangemi. "Visit us at www.jacobsrun.org and go to the sponsor page to either sign up online or access a form to print."

 

Piecemakers Donate Quilt for Justice Is Served

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March 10, 2011 - The Fannin County Piecemakers recently finished a quilt that they have been working on for more than a year for the Fannin County Children's Center. Each member pieced together a square for this special quilt, before their handiwork was combined to create a beautiful masterpiece.

Group member recently presented the full-size quilt to the Children's Center. It will be sold in the auction at the seventh annual Justice Is Served fundraiser event hosted by the nonprofit agency. Proceeds from the quilt will support all of the services the agency provides to abused, neglected and needy children of Fannin County.

 

CAC hosting exhibit never seen before in Texas

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March 10, 2011 - The Creative Arts Center in Bonham has the dubious honor of being host to an art sale and exhibit of works created by Adolf A. Dehn, one of the most notable lithographers of the 20th Century. The Center will hold two receptions, Friday, March 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. and will feature lithographs, caseins and watercolors, not ever seen before in exhibit, for sale.

 
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