WITSOC MEETING AT FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP CHURCH JAN. 12
At 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12 at Freedom Fellowship Church in Early, Walking in the Shadow of Christ, Inc. (WITSOC) is having a group meeting for all veterans, spouses, children, grandchildren, families and close friends so that they may understand the veteran. WITSOC is a 501c3 non-profit organization that helps veterans with PTSD, TBI and any other traumatic event that happened while they were serving our country. For more information, call Floyd Dale Stearns (325-430-8815), Chandra Stearns (325-430-9258), Ron Clemons (325-646-3436) or Larry Pullin (325-642-0579).
CENTRAL TEXAS COMMUNITY BAND REHEARSALS BEGIN AT HPU JAN. 13
The Central Texas Community Concert Band will begin rehearsing for the spring 2020 season on Monday, Jan. 13. Rehearsals will be held at Howard Payne University’s Davidson Music Complex on Mondays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The band is composed of local high school students, college students, area musicians and older adults who still have the desire to play and make music. Frank Nelson, assistant professor of music and director of bands at HPU, will lead the group along with several guest conductors from the area. The HPU Davidson Music Complex is located on the Howard Payne University campus. For more information, contact Nelson at 325-649-8502 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MLK MEMORIAL CELEBRATION SLATED FOR JAN. 20
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Celebration is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at the MLK Plaza at the intersection of Austin Avenue and Commerce Street. Brownwood native Val Rhodes will deliver a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
CENTEX SOCCER REGISTRATION ONGOING THROUGH JAN. 22
Registration for the spring season of the Centex Soccer Association is ongoing through Jan. 22. The season will take place from Feb. 18 through April 18. The registration fee is $45 for the first child, $40 for the second, and $35 for each additional child. All registrations after Jan. 22 will require an additional $15 late fee. The draft will take place at 9 a.m. Feb. 1 at the fair barns. For more information, text Jessica Alvarado at 830-719-6660.
BROWNWOOD'S STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS SET FOR JAN. 24
Brownwood Mayor Stephen Haynes will give his annual State of the City address at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Friday, Jan. 24. The luncheon will take place at the Coggin Avenue Baptist Church Connection Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $16 per person and includes lunch. Mayor Haynes will recap the city happenings for 2019 and will talk about upcoming projects for the new year. The luncheon is open to the general public. Reservations are required and payment can be made in advance at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce or at the door. Register by calling the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce at 325-646-9535 or go online at BrownwoodChamber.org.
KEEP BROWNWOOD BEAUTIFUL SEEKS BOARD MEMBERS
Keep Brownwood Beautiful (KBB) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to empower the citizens of Brownwood through education and participation to take responsibility for their community environment. KBB operates with a Board of Directors, one part-time paid coordinator and volunteers. In order to continue serving Brownwood, KBB needs Board Members. Without a functioning Board of Directors, KBB will need to stop their many community programs. This is where you come in! If you have an interest in continuing to make Brownwood and surrounding areas a healthier and more vibrant place to live, please go to our website, www.kbbtx.org, and review what the responsibilities are as a board member.
BRMC SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
Do you seek opportunities to help others? Do you have a loving and giving heart? If so, you are needed! Brownwood Regional Medical Center Volunteers are looking for both men and women to assist patients and families in seven different areas of the hospital. You would then be trained in any area you choose. If you are interest in becoming a Volunteer, please call Andrea Lee, 325-649-3392.