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Childress Happenings

LIL CATS RED ZONE FUNDRAISER

The Lil Cats are selling raffle tickets for a Jim Bowie Prime Stainless Steel Pellet Grill with WiFi, including one bag of pellets, one grill cover and one grate cover for $10 per ticket. A $1,100 value, proceeds will cover travel expenses to the Dallas Red Zone Games. Tickets can be purchased from any Lil Cat member or Elizabeth Oronia at 940-475-1148.

HAMBURGER COOKOUT

Join the Childress Volunteer Fire Department and Childress Main Street for a hamburger cookout from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10 at R. Wright Armstrong Park (501 Engine Park), 101 S. Main St. Benefitting the Childress Volunteer Fire Department, meals including a hamburger, chips, dessert and a water will be sold for $10. To-go plates will also be available.

BLOOD DRIVE

The hunt is on for blood donors! Donate at the Childress Community Blood Drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14 at Fair Park Auditorium. All donors will be entered into a drawing for a door prize as well as receive hemoglobin A1C blood sugar testing, a bigfoot T-shirt, a coupon for a free bundtlet from Nothing Bundt Cakes and one free entry to the Don Harrington Discovery Center. Donors must be at least 17 years of age or 16 with signed parental consent. Photo ID required. To schedule an appointment, call 806-331-8833 or visit yourbloodinstitue.org.

CYRL BASKETBALL SIGN UPS

Pre-K through sixth grade is invited to participate in Childress Youth Recreational League (CYRL) basketball. The last day to sign up is Sept. 15. Cost is $30 per player. For more information, contact Elizabeth Gamboa at 940-475-1148.

LSSRA ROPING

The Lone Star Steer Ropers Association is coming to Childress Sept. 18 and 19. Hosted by Jay Teague, Tim Spiva and Skyler Flake, books open at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13 at the Mashburn Event Center. To enter, call 254-979-2343.

12TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNEY

The Childress Chamber of Commerce will host their 12th Annual Golf Tournament beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at Stoney Ridge Golf Course, 910 FM 2530. The tournament will be a three-person scramble with a blind draw flight after 18. Categories will include longest drive and closest to the pin for men and women. Cash prizes available. Breakfast and lunch included. Entry is $180 per team. To register, call 940-937-2481 or 940-585-9501.

FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDRAISER

The Childress Volunteer Fire Department is raffling off tickets for a smoker and setup complete with a Weber Spirit II E-210 propane grill. Tickets, which can be purchased through any member of the Childress Fire Department or through Venmo at Childress-FireDepartment, are $20 each or six for $100.

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS

Al-Anon meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the First United Methodist Church of Childress, 201 Ave. D NE. Al-Anon is a mutual support group of peers who share hope and encouragement related to the effects of an alcoholic in their lives.

SIREN TESTING

The tornado siren is tested at noon the third Friday of each month. If there is inclement weather, the siren will not be tested.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Meals on Wheels needs substitute volunteer delivery drivers for about 30 minutes Monday-Friday. For more information, contact 940-937-6655.

FIRST FRIDAY SENIOR COFFEE CLUB

Senior citizens are invited to join Childress Healthcare Center, 1200 7th St. NW, for complimentary donuts, coffee and dominoes the first Friday of each month.

SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER

Join the Childress Senior Center, 403 S. Main St., for games at 1 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Friday and meals at noon Thursday. Guests are welcomed to bring a dish to share, make a donation or both. For more information, call 940-937-1313 or 940-4750-1320.

 

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