News Headlines Archives for 2023-11

Blood Drive!

Christmas Emergency Blood Drive Come help us Save Lives!! The Holidays are a very important time to donate due to the demand for blood in hospitals being very high. Please try to make time in your busy holiday schedule and show you care, by being selfless and giving to this cause. 1 donation can help save 3 lives! Last year was a GREAT turn out, lets see if we can beat those numbers! Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be set up at the Center Police Dept on a Donor Coach December 22nd from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Restrooms and inside seating available. Contact Amy at the PD 936-598-2450 to sign up for scheduled times, or go to www.giveblood.org to schedule a time. Or use this Donor Link, https://www.commitforlife.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/356570 All attempted donors will be entered for door prize drawings, and All Successful donors will receive a Free HOODIE!!

 

SCSO Press Release

The SCSO is investigating the theft of a 2013 Artic Cat 700 Prowler. The side by side was taken from a hunting lease in the 8000 block of US 96 S between November 20 - November 23, 2023. If you have any information regarding this case, please contact Investigator Aaron Jones at 936-598-5601 or 936-572-7559.

SANTA'S CHRISTMAS PARADE THIS SATURDAY PRESENTED BY HIGH ROLLER WELLS

Santa Claus is coming to town this Saturday, December 2nd.

In keeping with the holiday tradition, the Grand Marshal, Rose Specter, this year’s Distinguished Service Award winner, will lead the parade at 6:00pm. Over 20 floats will make their way through the heart of downtown to delight the young and old alike. Dazzle Me Pink & Blue is this year’s Grand Marshal sponsor.

There is still time if you would like enter a float or vehicle. Contact the Chamber before Wednesday.

The Rio Theater will open its doors at 5:00pm for popcorn, candy and drinks. The Rio will be showing Disney’s WISH at 7:30pm after the Parade.

Many shops will be open during the day so shop local and find those perfect Christmas gifts.

Thank you to the City of Center, our Float Competition Sponsor; Farmers State Bank and Specter, Inc. our Silver Sponsors.

Parade winners will be announced via media on Monday, December 4th.

Taste of the Holidays

The Taste of the Holidays, Sponsored by Shelby Savings Bank will be this Thursday, November 30th from 4:30-7:30 pm at the Windham Civic Center. It is a great way to kick off a fun holiday weekend and the December count down to Christmas.

Tickets are available for $15.00 person and are available at the Chamber offices until Thursday at noon. Children 5 and under are free.

Come sample cuisine and wine from local restaurants and caterers and enjoy a fun festive evening.

Holiday music will be provided by Chris Watlington. The Center High School Theater Department will at the Taste in fun festive costumes.

Local florists will provide the beautiful centerpieces which will also be given away as door prizes.

Thank you to Center Floral, Hughes Florist, Watson Tucker Florist and The Lily Farm

Thank you to our Sponsors: Presenting Sponsor, Shelby Savings Bank; Gold Sponsors, Sabine State Bank and Specter, Inc.

For more information please contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 936- 598-3682 or email info@shelbycountychamber.com.

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF TENAHA

Notice is hereby given that a regular called meeting of the governing body of the above-named City will be held on Monday the 27th day of November 2023 at 5:30 pm at Tenaha City Hall, 238 North George Bowers Drive, Tenaha, Texas, at which time the following subjects will be considered, to-wit: 1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call 3. Invocation 4. Pledge: United States Pledge 5. Citizens Input: This time is provided for members of the public to address the City Council on items that appear within the agenda, or a matter not listed on the agenda. Each speaker is limited to 3 minutes. A Citizens Input Form must be filled out and filed in with the City Secretary prior to the meeting. 6. Department Head Reports: A. Public Works B. Municipal Court C. Police Department D. Fire Department: Meet on the 2 nd and 4 th Tuesday. E. City Secretary: Saturday, May 4, 2024, Election Date Reminders (2 City Council Seats and Mayor Seat) 1. Monday, December 18, 2023, Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline 2. Wednesday, January 17, 2024, First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot 3. Friday, February 16, 2024, Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot 4. Thursday, April 4, 2024, Last Day to Register to Vote 5. Monday, April 22, 2024, First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance 6. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance 7. Discussion and possible action on approving the minutes for the October 2023 City Council meeting(s). 8. Discussion and possible action on approving the financials for October 2023. 9. Discussion and possible action to amend resolution/ordinance for placement seats for the General Election and go back to the at large vote. 10. Discussion and possible action to consider the recommendation to award by resolution to Traylor & Associates for project-related administration and planning services for the 2022 Texas General Land Office Resilient Communities Program (RCP). 11. Discussion and possible action to adopt Resolution 11272023 a Federal Grant Procurement Policy (Exhibit A). 12. Discussion and possible action on approving the December regular called meeting to be held on Monday December 18, 2023, at 5:30 pm due to Monday December 25, 2023, being Christmas Day. 13. Executive session: Personnel Matters Government Code Section 551.074 with possible action related thereto upon reconvening in open session. 14. Bobby Vice with BRK Meats to update city on meat market facility and progress. 15. Keith Evans, former resident of Tenaha to follow up with concerns brought to the City Council’s attention on Monday October 23, 2023, during Citizens Input. 16. Council Items: Reports by the members of the City Council on matters not on the agenda will be made at this time. A total, not to exceed 10 minutes will be devoted to these reports. 17. Adjourn. The Council reserves the right to retire into executive session concerning any of the items listed on this agenda whenever it is considered necessary and is legally justified under the Open Meetings Act. This agenda is posted as required under Government Code Section 551.41. For more information or for a copy of the open meetings act, please contact the Attorney General of Texas on 1-800-252-8011 or the City Secretary on 936-248-3841. City of Tenaha _____________________________________________________ O’Neal Jones, Jr., Mayor Certification I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the front door at City Hall, 238 North George Bowers Drive, Tenaha, Texas on __________________________. ______________________________________________________ Amanda L. Treat-Brock

FINAL SIGNUPS FOR BASKETBALL

Final Signup BASKETBALL SIGNUPS

The Center Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 2024 Basketball signups will begin soon. Where? The Community House (425 San Augustine Street) When? Thursday, November 30th All Dates from 5:00 to 7:00pm Parents are encouraged to come by City Hall at 617 Tenaha Street to sign up also. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30-4:30pm. If one of the signup dates doesn’t work for you, please come by City Hall before December 1st to sign up. For more information contact Jason Mitchell, City of Center Recreational Director at 936-590-7196 Cash, Check or Card Accepted Cost is $60 per child Basketball (Ages 4-12) PARENTS: PLEASE BRING A COPY OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE TO SIGNUPS

Registro Final Inscripciones de BASKETBALL

El Departamento de Recreación de Center se enorgullece en anunciar que la inscripción para la temporada de otoño 2024 DE BASKETBALL está por comenzar pronto. ¿Donde? Community House (425 San Augustine Street) ¿Cuando? Jueves, 30 de Noviembre En cada fecha de 5:00 a 7:00pm Los padres pueden presentarse ala City Hall en 617 Tenaha Street para entregar sus inscripciones. Las horas de oficina son de Lunes-Viernes de 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Si alguna de las fechas de regristo no funciona para usted favor de pasar ala oficina antes del 1 de Diciembre. Para más información favor de comunicarse con Jason Mitchell, Director del Departamento de Recreación para la Ciudad de Center, al número 936-590-7196 Aceptamos tarjeta de credito or dinero en efectivo. El costo es de $60.00 cada niño(a) Basketball (Edades 4-12) PARENTS: PLEASE BRING A COPY OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE TO SIGNUPS

Beekeeping meeting

The Sabine County Beekeepers will meet for our monthly meeting on Monday December 4th. at 6:30PM. We meet every 1st Monday of the month at 6:30PM at the Sabine County Chamber of Commerce, on the square, downtown Hemphill. We welcome the public to come out and join us. We have no dues, or officers. This is for anyone interested in becoming a new beekeeper or an already experienced beekeeper. For more info, call James at (409)625-4787.

Taste of the Holidays

The Taste of the Holidays, Sponsored by Shelby Savings Bank will be next Thursday, November 30th from 4:30-7:30pm at the Windham Civic Center. It is a great way to kick off a fun holiday weekend and the December count down to Christmas.

Tickets are available for $15.00 person. Children 5 and under are free.

Come sample cuisine and wine from local restaurants and caterers and enjoy a fun festive evening. Chris Watlington will provide musical entertainment. Center High School theater students will be at the Taste in fun costumes.

Local florists will provide the beautiful centerpieces which will also be given away as door prizes.

Thank you to our Sponsors: Presenting Sponsor, Shelby Savings Bank; Gold Sponsors, Sabine State Bank and Specter, Inc.

For more information please contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 936- 598-3682 or email info@shelbycountychamber.com.

Boil Water Notice for N.E.W. Water System

Boil Water Notice for N.E.W. Water System

Effective November 16, 2023 Until further notice

Due to a major break in the line, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required the N.E.W. Water Supply Corporation PWS # 2030034 to notify all customers on FM 711, CR 202, CR 203, CR 205, CR 223, Harmony, Kellyville, Fountain Town and Woodland Acres Communities to boil their water prior to consumption (eg., washing hands/ face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). Children, seniors and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions.

To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking and ice making should be boiled and cooled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes.

In lieu of boiling, individuals may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, the public water system officials will notify customers that the water is safe for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a notice to customers that rescinds the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received the notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact N.E.W. Water Supply Corporation at 220 W. Columbia Street, San Augustine, Texas, 75972, or call 936-288-0489 or Charles Sharp at 936-201-5001.

Shelby County Outreach Ministries Encourages Giving Back on Giving Tuesday

Shelby County Outreach Ministries Encourages Giving Back on Giving Tuesday Shelby County Outreach Ministries is excited to participate in Giving Tuesday 2023, a global generosity movement that encourages people to donate to charitable causes and organizations. Giving Tuesday falls on November 28th, 2023, and serves as an important reminder to be charitable amidst shopping-centric holiday season events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Shelby County Outreach Ministries has been serving Shelby County for over 26 years. Our mission is to feed the hungry and assist the needy in Shelby County. Our motto is “Striving to be the hands and heart of Christ in our community”. We operate off donations from our community and are grateful for the support we receive. We have seen a growing number of clients needing our assistance. Last month, we issued over 400 emergency food boxes to individuals and their families. We have also seen an increase in clients needing assistance with emergency utilities, doctor visits, homelessness, medications, and more. Our Senior programs serve over 150 seniors with many on a waiting list.

There are several ways to give to Shelby County Outreach Ministries on Giving Tuesday 2023. You can visit our website at shelbycountyoutreach.org [1] to make a donation online. You can also mail your donation to PO Box 1029, Center, TX 75935, or drop it off in person at 930 Shelbyville Street, Center, TX 75935.

Join us on Giving Tuesday 2023 and make a positive impact in your community. Together, we can help the families in Shelby County. Together, we can make a difference.

For more information, please call us at 936-598-4990.

Shelby County Outreach ministries Letter to Santa

 

Shelby County Outreach Ministries is starting our annual Letter From Santa fundraiser! Each letter is $10 and will include a letter from Santa with the child's name and an ornament that will remind them that Jesus is the reason for the season. Order forms and money need to be turned in by Monday, December 11th. All proceeds will go to feeding the hungry and assisting the needy in Shelby County. For more information, please call 936-598-4990.

Community Thanksgiving at Senior Site

The Senior Nutrition Site will host a Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Friday, November 17, 2023. It will be from 11 am – 1 pm. We will have several delicious options, including turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce, rolls, and dessert! You do not have to be a senior to join us for dinner. We are inviting the whole community to join us.

If you want to place a To-Go order, please call the Senior Nutrition Site at 936-598-7768. We are asking for a small donation of $5 and a canned food item. All proceeds will go to help feed those in need.

The Senior Nutrition Site is located at 124 Haley Drive, on Loop 500 beside the College. If you have any questions, please call the Senior Nutrition Site.

Ribbon Cutting for Shelby County Outreach Ministries

Shelby County Outreach Ministries would like to invite everyone to come out and be part of the ribbon cutting for our new client-choice food room. It will be held on December 1st, 2023, from 12-1:30. We are located at 930 Shelbyville Street. The food room will allow clients to select food their families will eat. We have also renovated our building and would like everyone to take a tour. The mission of Shelby County Outreach Ministries is to feed the hungry and assist the needy. Our motto is “Striving the be the hands and heart of Christ in our community.” Shelby County Outreach Ministries is open five days a week, Monday through Friday. Clients are served from 10-2. Please be part of this wonderful day.

White Cottage Mercantile to Host Business After Hours

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors along with Lisa and Roderick Jones, owners of White Cottage Mercantile, will welcome Chamber members and the community to a Business After Hours event on Thursday, November 16th from 5:00 until 6:30pm. There will be great food to sample and a wonderful shopping experience. The event is disco themed so make sure you dress ready to party. There is a costume contest for best costume.

White Cottage Mercantile specializes in customized handcrafted rustic wood furniture. They build from locally sourced wood both reclaimed and new. Lisa and Roderick also have a large selection of home décor and gift items. You can find pillows, decorative signs, seasonal items, vintage toys, gifts for men and so much more. They have a huge selection of gourmet foods such as salsas, jams and jellies, soups, pastas and sauces, baking mixes and ready to eat foods. Make sure to explore the entire store – Lisa and Rodrick have added so much new shopping space!! Christmas is right around the corner so visit White Cottage Mercantile to do your Christmas shopping.

White Cottage Mercantile is located at 401 Hurst Street. Look for the pink bunny. Everyone is invited.

For more information please contact the Chamber at 936-598-3682 or visit info@shelbycountychamber.com. .

Center PD Gift Card Raffle

The Center Police Department Auxiliary are selling tickets for the Ultimate Gift Card Raffle. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the Center Police Dept or from any member of the Ladies Auxiliary. Cash, Check, or even PayPal @ CPDLADIESAUX. All funds will go towards our High Scholarship & assisting our officers in times of need or emergencies . There will be 2 drawings, a chance for either a Gift Card filled basket, or wreath. Each arrangement has over 20 gift cards that are from Shelby County businesses and together are valued at over $800. This is a gift that can be kept for yourself, or give away as Christmas gifts. Drawing to be held on Friday, December 15th 2023.

Outdoor Dutch Oven Cooking

The Toledo Bend Chapter of the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society will be cooking Saturday November 18th , and every 3rd Saturday at Boles Field outside of Shelbyville, Texas. The public is invited to bring a covered dish while watching and learning about the art of Dutch Oven cooking and if up to the challenge become a member. We start cooking about 9:00 am and have pots on the table at 12 noon. Bring your lawn chairs and join us. Dues are $20 a family. Call James at 409-625-4787 for more information.

Christmas Parade

Santa’s Christmas Parade Committee Announces

“A Fairy Tale Christmas” theme

Santa’s Christmas Parade which will be held on Saturday, December 2nd beginning at 6:00pm. The Parade is presented by High Roller Wells. The theme for this year’s parade is “A Fairy Tale Christmas”.

Categories for the 2023 Parade will include: Individuals, Schools, Businesses, Churches and Civic Organizations. Judges will award cash prizes to the top three places in each category. The Float Competition Sponsor is the City of Center. The Sponsor for the Grand Marshal is Dazzle Me Pink and Blue. Silver Sponsors are Farmers State Bank, Holiday Nursing & Rehabilitation and Specter, Inc.

Parade float entry registration is free and completed applications must be returned to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office by Friday, November 24th. Applications are available at the Chamber offices.

The Taste of the Holidays, sponsored by Shelby Savings Bank, will be held on Thursday, November 30th at the Windham Civic Center from 4:30-7:30pm. There will be delicious food samplings available.

For more information contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 936-598-3682 or email info@shelbycountychamber.com.

RIBBON CUTTING AT THE OUTREACH MINISTRIES

RIBBON CUTTING AT THE OUTREACH MINISTRIES The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Staff invite the public to join them at the Shelby County Outreach Ministries for a Ribbon Cutting for their newly renovated building and new client-choice food room.

This event will be held on December 1, 2023 from 12noon until 1:30. The new food room will allow clients to select food that their families will eat. They would also like everyone to tour the newly renovated building.

The mission of Shelby County Outreach Ministries is to feed the hungry and assist the needy. Their motto is “Striving to be the hands and heart of Christ in our community.”

Shelby County Outreach Ministries is open five days a week, Monday through Friday. Clients are served from 10am – 2pm.

Join the Shelby County Outreach Staff and Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors in celebrating this day.

For more information please contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at (936) 598-3682 or info@shelbycountychamber.com.

Taste Of The Holidays Tickets

Taste of the Holidays Tickets – now on Sale Tickets are now on Sale for the Annual Taste of the Holidays, Sponsored by Shelby Savings Bank. The Taste of the Holidays will be Thursday, November 30th from 4:30- 7:30 at the Windham Civic Center. Tickets are $15.00 per person. Children 5 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office located in the old jail next to the historic courthouse.

Come sample cuisine and wine from local restaurants and caterers and enjoy a fun festive evening.

Holiday music will be provided by Chris Watlington.

Local florists will provide the beautiful centerpieces which will also be given away as door prizes

Thank you to our Sponsors: Presenting Sponsor, Shelby Savings Bank; Gold Sponsors, Sabine State Bank and Specter, Inc.

For more information please contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 936- 598-3682 or email info@shelbycountychamber.com.

TRI-COUNTY HARVEST FOR HOMES

TRI-COUNTY HARVEST FOR HOMES WILL HAVE A PRODUCE DROP ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 8,2023 AT 9 AM IN THE IVAN SMITH'S PARKING LOT.

Press Release

Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Deneisa Permenter, 50, of Center and Mark Stone, 50, of Center. On Friday, November 3, 2023, investigators with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant on County Road 2010 at Permenter’s residence after a narcotics investigation. The search yielded 28 grams of methamphetamines and a firearm. Permenter was arrested and booked into the Shelby County jail on bonds totaling $135,000 for charges including: Warrant: Manufacturing/Delivery Controlled Substance (F-1), POCS (F-2), Unlawful Carrying a Weapon (M-A). Stone was arrested and booked in to the Shelby County jail on bonds totaling: $60,000 for charges including POCS (F-2) and Unlawful Carrying a Weapon (M-A).

Statement from Sheriff Kevin W. Windham

Let me start off by saying how thankful I am for the residents of Shelby County. Many of you I have known for my entire life, and others of you I have grown to know over the years. I am very thankful for the relationships I have gained during my time in law enforcement and as your Sheriff.

In August 2023, I underwent a double lung transplant. My progress has been steady and I am continuing to heal. This was a life-changing experience for not only me, but for my family as well. I am eternally grateful for my donor and their gift that saved my life.

At this time, my medical team does not feel it will be in my best interest to seek re-election as your Sheriff. The first year after transplant is considered critical, and I am in full understanding that I have to take care of myself. While this was not easy to hear, or accept, I trust their expertise, and know that God has a plan for the rest of my life. I put my full trust in Him, knowing that he will continue to see me through this journey.

It is my plan to be back in the office after the New Year. I still have one year to serve our as your Sheriff, and I will continue to fulfill this role to the best of my abilities. It has been a true honor to serve the citizens of Shelby County.

Please continue to remember my family and myself in your prayers during this time.

We appreciate every single one of you. Sheriff Kevin W. Windham

Veterans Day Programs- Where will you spend Veterans Day 2023?

Veterans Day, November 11, is a time for all Americans to pay their respects to those who have served our country. One day to stand united in respect for ALL veterans, past and present. We celebrate and honor America’s Veterans for their patriotism, love of country, willingness to serve, and sacrifice for the common good.

Traditionally Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 does not hold a program on this day. Instead, we join with the local schools that are hosting an event to honor this day.

Programs known are: LOCAL SCHOOLS VETERANS DAY PROGRAMS, 2023 DATE SCHOOL TIME INFO

Thursday, November 9 Center 10 am Center HS Gym. Veterans should report to the cafetorium by 9:45 am. At 10:00 am they will enter the gym as a group and sit in special seating.

Thursday, November 9 Timpson 10 am Timpson ISD Event Center. Complimentary lunch for Veterans to follow in HS Library.

Friday, November 10 Joaquin 9 am Joaquin HS Gym. Special seating for Veterans. A breakfast reception for Veterans and Families follows in the HS Library. Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen awards will be presented by VFW Post 8904.

Friday, November 10 Shelbyville 9 am Third grade students will host the program in the Shelbyville ISD cafetorium. Try to arrive by 8:45 am.. Monday, November 13 Center Elementary 9 am Center Elementary Gym. Report to the office as you come in the front door, and you will be escorted to the gym for special seating.

Unknown Tenaha Will be having a program but unsure of date/time.

We encourage every citizen of Shelby County, especially military veterans to join us in attending one or more of these programs. The students put in a lot of time and effort to make our local veterans feel special and if you’ve never attended you will be glad you did.

QUILTS OF VALOR: Honoring Shelby County Military Veterans Nomination Process

"What does a Quilt of Valor represent? Are you interested in witnessing a deserving veteran being honored with a Quilt of Valor? If so, you might be curious about the process of nominating a veteran for this unique and once-in-a-lifetime recognition.

" Quilts of Valor (QOV) is a nationwide endeavor that unites individuals in the creation of handmade quilts specifically crafted for our brave veterans and active-duty military personnel. These quilts serve as sincere expressions of gratitude and affection, representing the profound respect we hold for those who have altruistically served our nation.

In collaboration with Quilts of Valor Under Our Wings, Texas 4-H has joined forces to offer Quilts of Valor. Receiving a Quilt of Valor is a significant and patriotic tribute for veterans and active-duty service members. The Quilts of Valor Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to enveloping service members and veterans with comforting and therapeutic quilts. Here are the steps involved in receiving a Quilt of Valor:

• Nomination: Typically, a service member or veteran is nominated to receive a Quilt of Valor. Nominations can be made by family members, friends, fellow service members, or even self-nominations.

• Verification: The nominated individual's military service is verified to ensure they meet the criteria set by the Quilts of Valor Foundation, which generally includes having served in the U.S. military.

• Selection: Once the nomination is verified, the individual is selected to receive a Quilt of Valor. This can be done at the discretion of the local Quilts of Valor chapter or by the national organization.

• Presentation: The most significant part of the process is the Quilt of Valor presentation. This is a special and often emotional ceremony. The presentation can take place at a formal event, during a military reunion, at a local quilt show, or even in a more personal setting. During the presentation, the recipient is wrapped in the quilt. It is a moment of recognition and appreciation for the individual's service and sacrifice.

If you, or someone you know, is interested in receiving a Quilt of Valor or would like to nominate a deserving individual, we recommend getting in touch with Shelby County 4-H for guidance on the specific process and requirements within Shelby County. Please keep in mind that procedures and requirements may vary, so it's crucial to verify the latest information with the relevant organization.

Locally, we've teamed up with VFW Post 8904 to receive nominations for recipients in our county and to provide support for the quilt presentation ceremony. If you're interested in nominating a deserving veteran, please reach out to Larry Hume at chiefhume95@gmail.com, and he can send you the nomination form.

If any business or civic organization would like to assist with this project by sponsoring a quilt, please contact the Shelby County Extension Office, Feleshia Thompson, CEA-FCH at 936-598- 7744 or by email at Feleshia.thompson@ag.tamu.edu.

### Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating

NEW MEMBER RIBBON CUTTING ANNLYNN NUTRITION

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors invite the public to join them at a New Member Ribbon Cutting for AnnLynn Nutrition on Friday, November 10 th at 11:00am.

Brandy Adkison is excited about her new business venture. AnnLynn Nutrition is the perfect place to stop by to jump start your day with an energy tea, ice coffee or for a good healthy meal replacement shake. Needing an afternoon pick me up – a refreshing energy tea is a perfect option. Prolessa shots are also available.

Take your drink to go, sit and enjoy a visit with friends or get some work done. Brandy has a fun fall menu including the delicious “Harvest Nights” and “Winifred’s Tea”. She also has your favorite school drinks – Rider Pride, Ram Power, Tiger’s Blood, Dragon’s Breath and Bear’s Claw.

AnnLynn Nutrition is located at 214 Austin Street, just off the downtown square. Brandy is open 7 days a week: Monday – Friday 7am-5pm and on the weekends 10am-4pm.

Join the Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors in welcoming Brandy to our business community.

For more information please contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at (936) 598-3682 or info@shelbycountychamber.com.

Chamber of Commerce Seeks Award Nominations

Chamber of Commerce Seeks Award Nominations

The 101st Annual Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Celebration & Awards, presented by Farmers State Bank, will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2024. We will celebrate and recognize the achievements of 2022 and welcome a new year.

The highlight of the Celebration is our Awards presentations the Farm Family of the Year award, Young Citizen of the Year award and the Distinguished Service Award.

Nominations are being solicited from residents of Shelby County for the Young Citizen of the Year and the Distinguished Service Award. The Young Citizen of the Year was established in 1966 to recognize and encourage the young people in the area involved in community service. To be eligible, the nominee must be at least 18 up to 39 years of age, a resident of Shelby County during at least six months of the year for which the award is given, and not a previous recipient.

The Distinguished Service award is presented to an individual who has shown faithful and outstanding service to the community over a number of years. The selection criteria process for these awards include personal involvement that enriches the general welfare of our communities, participation in a wide variety of community activities, specific contributions to some area of the community, leadership, personal or business progress, ability to cooperate with individuals, civic, religious or social organizations. Candidates must be considered to be of integrity, sound character and generally well respected. Nomination forms are available on our website and at the Chamber offices. Written nominations including additional letters of support regarding the qualifications of the nominee should be sent to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, 100 Courthouse Square, A-101, Center, Texas 75935 by Friday, December 29, 2023.

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