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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015 • Photos
Mason Young Life is having its 4th Annual Car Wash to help send kids to camp Saturday May 23rd, 10am-1pm, on the south side of the square. As you can see in the picture we will wash almost anything! Please bring your cars, trucks, old wheel chairs, etc. out and we’ll give them a good cleaning.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015
On the 25th of May the veterans will have a ceremony at the veterans memorial on the courthouse square to remember the fallen comrades of our military. VFW Post 8554 and American Legion Post 285 will join together for this event. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. We hope all veterans and interested parties will attend. All questions about Mason VFW Post 8554 may be directed to Lawrence Spell, post commander, at 325 429 6224.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015
Our children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive-EVEN when school is out. With the Summer Food Service Program, children and teens ages 18 and younger can continue to eat healthy throughout the summer at NO COST!!! All they have to do is show up at the Mason ISD Cafeteria between 7:15 - 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015
It’s that time again! The 2nd Annual Mason County Chamber of Commerce Softball Classic will be held on June 27, 2015 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Ft. Mason Park Baseball Fields. We hope that you and your team will be able to make our tournament! This year we will be giving away prizes to both the first and second place teams, not to mention $100 to our Homerun Derby winner!
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015
The Mason FFA chapter will be recognizing its members’ accomplishments at the annual FFA banquet this Friday, May 22nd. The banquet will be held at the Mason High School cafeteria, beginning at 6:30 with dinner being served at 7:00. The event will feature a special guest speaker, as well as a door prize raffle. All members of the community are invited to come and show their support of the local FFA department as the students gain recognition for their numerous achievements in this year’s l ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015
The American Legion Fort Mason Post #285 & VFW Post 8554 invite veterans, families and friends, and the public to attend its Memorial Day Salute, at 11:00 am, on Monday, May 25th, at the Mason County Veterans Memorial on the Courthouse Lawn. Any veteran or currently-serving military person is invited to participate in the Memorial Day Honor Guard.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
The Mason School Bands will be performing their spring band concert on May 19th in the High School auditorium starting at 7:00 p.m. The concert will feature the 5th grade band, the 6th grade band, JH band, and HS band. These groups have been working really hard to get ready to perform for the community.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 14, 2015
Physicals will be administered on May 27th (Wednesday) in the high school gym at 3:30 p.m. All incoming 7th, 9th, and 11th grade girls and boys must have an updated physical to participate in athletics next year and can get it done at this time. Cost of the physical is $15.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
There will be a 42 Game Day in the Stribling Room of the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library on Wednesday, May 13. Play will begin at 1:00 P.M. Bring your dominoes and a partner and come have some fun!
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
The Mason Puncher Club proudly announces its upcoming Spring Sports Awards Banquet and supper to be held at the Mason School Cafeteria on Thursday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m. Mason sports fans and the general public are invited to this annual event, which honors teams and individuals participating in spring sports, which have been particularly robust this year! Booster donations are always appreciated, as the Mason Puncher Club continues its legacy of supporting Puncher sports, and keeping the comm ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
The Peter’s Prairie School Community Association is holding a 2-day fundraising event this Friday and Saturday. There are items ranging from “trash” to “treasures” to fresh baked goods ~ items to tempt shoppers of all sorts. There are collectible, handmade, new, and vintage items. Come out to Camp Air for a “look-see”.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
Thursday, May 14 at 6:30, the Eckert James River Bat Cave will be open for the 2015 season. Twenty five years ago this land was donated to become a preserve. To celebrate this special season, several Texas Master Naturalists from Mason and their friends came together on several occasions to do trail work, improve the road going up to the parking lot and spiffed up the entrance.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
The Mason County Republican Women’s will be hosting a luncheon May 20, 2105 in appreciation of all who participated by opening their homes for the annual Republican Women’s Tour of Homes Event. In addition, the luncheon will be the venue at which this years’ Republican Women’s Scholarship recipients will be announced.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
Mason VFW Post 8554 will hold its monthly meeting on May the 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Post on Post Hill Street. At this time, we will discuss plans for Memorial Day and the June Post Bar-b-q. Please make plans to attend. All questions about VFW Post 8554 Mason may be directed to Lawrence Spell, Post Commander, at 325 429 6224.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015
Despite popular culture, Memorial Day is not just a day off from work or a “big sale” day for the local building supplier or furniture store. Rather, this day, originally called Decoration Day, was founded as a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. The practice of decorating veterans’ graves began shortly after the Civil War and Decoration Day was officially proclaimed by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic on May 5, 186 ...