Vanoss Community Safe House to begin

VANOSS — Vanoss Community Safe House begins Saturday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m. for all trick or treaters who wish to attend. 

The event will be held at the Vanoss Volunteer Fire Department, just north of Vanoss School. 

Several local businesses and organizations will be involved in this event. 

For more information, phone Rhonda Wood at (580) 759-2431 or 580 513-0246.

Salvation Army Auxiliary hosts silver tea

ADA — The annual Ada Salvation Army Auxiliary Silver Tea will be held Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the home of Dr. Troy and Laura Norred, 2710 Bowen Lane, Ada.

This annual event features a tour of the Norred home and a festive refreshment table. Sponsors say guests are also encourage to visit the craft and bake sales being held.

Pontotoc County DARE fundraiser to begin

ADA - A Murder Mystery party is planned for Nov. 7, from 7-9 p.m. at the Blue Moon Cafe, North Hills Center, to raise funds for the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s DARE program. A minimum donation of $25 includes a meal and participation in solving a pretend crime. For more information, contact Officer Connie Smith at (580) 332-4169 at the sheriff’s office in the courthouse.

Calvin seniors sell ribs for scholarships

CALVIN — Calvin Senior Class, along with the Calvin Masonic Lodge, is preparing and selling slabs of smoked ribs as a fundraiser for the Calvin Masonic Lodge Senior Scholarships. The Calvin senior Class will be taking orders through Nov. 5 with ribs being ready for pick-up on Nov. 11. The ribs can be picked up at the Masonic Lodge building or upon request a member of the senior class will deliver ribs.

For more information, phone Les Brooks at home, (918) 546-2294, or at school, (405) 645-2411.

CASA accepts volunteer applications

ADA — CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate Program) has begun accepting applications for new volunteer training to begin in November. CASA Advocates are appointed by judge to be the voice for abused and neglected children in court. Advocates get to know the children they serve and gather information from social workers, placement providers, parents, counselors, teachers or anyone who might have knowledge regarding the child. This information is given to the court to help determine what is best for the child. Potential volunteers are required to complete an in-depth screening interview, background check, and 30 hours of training and courtroom observation.

For more information or to request and application, phone (580) 332-1441 or stop by 514 E. 10th St., Ada.

Stonewall clubs to host fish fry

STONEWALL — Stonewall FFA, 4-H and Athletic Booster Clubs are hosting a fish fry and lawnmower give-a-way Sunday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Stonewall old gym. Tickets are $30 each which includes a fish meal for two adults and two children and an entry in the drawing for a brand new John Deere riding lawnmower. One does not have to be present to win. For a single dinner without entry to the drawing, it is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12 and free for children ages 5 and under, at the door.

For more information, contact Scott Reeves at (580) 265-4446, Christie Jennings, Chuck Barton, Wes Mooreland, Stonewall FFA/4-H members or Stonewall athletes.

Rubber stamp club to meet Nov. 2

ADA — The next regular meeting of the Ada Rubber Stamp Art Club will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Ada Public Library. Newcomers are always welcome to attend and do not need to bring anything in order to participate. Use the library’s12th Street entrance and take the elevator to the 2nd floor meeting rooms. For more information, phone (580) 332-1892.

Chickasaw seniors sell Indian tacos

ADA — Chickasaw Senior Citizens will host an Indian taco sale Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Senior Site on Chamber Loop from 4-7 p.m.

A pie auction takes place at approximately 5:30 p.m. The meal, which includes a taco, desert and drink, is $5. For delivery of two or more in the city limits, phone (580) 436-1007.

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