Area briefs are for non-profit events and organizations. Briefs must be submitted at least five days before the event by bringing them into the office, emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxing them to 580-332-8841. Briefs will not be accepted over the telephone. Church-related briefs are published only on Friday’s religion page. All activities may be subject to change due to weather conditions.
AUGUST 3, 2013
• American Legion Post 72 hosts bingo each Saturday night. Mini games begin at 6 p.m. and regular bingo begins at 7 p.m. Snack bar items are available.
• Ada Community School, 708 E. Main, Suite B, hosts an open house from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for students in grades 5-12. For more information, phone 580-759-6506.
• Compassion Outreach Center is having a back-to-school clothing give-away from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at The Compassion Outreach Center, 1124 Cradduck Road, Ada.
• Lost Cherokee of Arkansas and Missouri Headmen Cliff Bishop, Curtis Smith and Don Harness and Councilman Morris Chiles conduct a meeting at noon at Allen Masonic Lodge. This is a food auction only. Bring dry goods, baked goods, jellies, fresh veggies or new potatoes. There will also be a language class.
AUGUST 4, 2013
• Boys & Girls Club of Ada youth fall soccer registration is now open. Go to http://www.bgcada.com/ to register or visit the BGCA at 915 South Hickory. For more information , call (580) 332-3717.
• National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) chapter 758 meets at 11:30 a.m. at Mercy Hospital of Ada (formerly Valley View Regional Hospital) in the cafeteria conference room. For more information, phone Kenneth Roberts at 580-279-6724 for more information.
AUGUST 5, 2013
• Donations to Abba’s Tables can be made at the St. Joseph/Mercy Hospital Golf Tournament, Monday, Aug. 5 at Oak Hills Country Club and at the luncheon following the tournament at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1300 East Beverly. A pick-up will be provided by Mid-America Auto Group, (formerly Service Auto Mall) to receive the donations.