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The Leon County Health Resource Commission will be hosting it’s annual Health Fair September 25th at the Leon County Expo Center. This year’s theme is ‘Taking the Highway to Health’ and will feature several area agencies’s services, health screenings, free flu vaccines, and numerous health and safety awareness activities. The fair entrance is free, open to the general public from 9:30 am until 1:30 pm, and all are invited to join. Together we can create a healthier Leon County!

Chapter 991 of the Palestine Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America is now accepting Scholarship Applications through November 26th for grants to be awarded for the 2019 Spring Semester. The Chapter has had a long history of supporting Vietnam Era veteran’s families, in our seven county area of responsibility, by awarding 4-to-6 deserving students a scholarship grant of up to $1,000 dollars per semester. The grants are to be used for secondary education studies, or advanced technical training during each of the fall and spring semesters. Awards will be made to the most deserving applicants who qualify according to the following basic criteria established by Chapter 991: * Have a Vietnam Era Veteran within the family; *The qualifying Veteran must be a resident of Anderson, Cherokee, Freestone, Henderson, Houston, Leon, or Limestone counties; *The applicant must be pursuing an Associate degree, Bachelor degree, or technical certification from a four-year college or university, a junior college, or a technical trade school.

* The competition is open to high school students, college students, and home-schoolers.

Additional information and requirements are included on the Application Form. After receipt of the Applications, the Chapter Scholarship Committee will review and evaluate all Applications, and recommend awards to be approved by the Chapter. The deadline for submitting Applications is November 26th of this year. Application blanks and information is posted on the Chapter web site at www.vva991palestinetx.org. A hard copy of the Application Form may be obtained by writing Mrs. Cathy Walker at P.O. Box 554, Grapeland, TX 75844.

Everyone is Invited - Community Bible Study MEETS EVERY MONDAY 6:30 – 7:30 PM. In the old Oakwood Feed store building 902 W. Broad St. (Hwy. 79 South) in Oakwood. Nondenominational.

Woodmen of the World Chapter 0701 Centerville - Meets the third Thursday of each month in the Village Room: 130 E. Main, Centerville, Texas 7 P.M. For more information contact Rick Morris 903-529-2843.

The Buffalo Lions Club meets at noon the 1st and 3rd Tuesday at Dickey’s Barbecue. Everyone is invited to attend.

Leon County Crime Stoppers meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Marquez City Hall, with the exception of April. Stay up to date with any cancellations or special meetings by following us on Facebook at “Leon County Crime Stoppers”.

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