Troup chamber to host awards banquet
The Troup Chamber of Commerce will host the annual awards banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Troup High School. The banquet honors City of Troup and TISD employees. Tickets are $15 each or two for $25 and will be available at the door.
Tyler Aggie Moms to hold sale
The annual Tyler Aggie Moms garage sale will be Saturday, April 21, (weather permitting) at the Aggie Barn located on the corner of State Highway 110 and F.M. 344 south of Whitehouse. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. There is plenty of furniture, clothing, kitchenware, knick-knacks and toys. The Aggie Moms will also have a table of A&M merchandise. The barn is overflowing! For weather updates and postponement date if necessary, visit www.tyleraggiemoms.com.
AARP Driver Safety Class to be held
There will be an AARP Driver Safety class at Green Acres Baptist Church, 1607 Troup Hwy, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. The class is open to all drivers with a valid driver’s license but is geared to participants over 50. After completion of the class, you may be eligible for a discount on your automobile insurance premium. Checks made out to AARP. We are also looking for Volunteer Instructors. Contact Diane Carter at 903-714 4848 for information or to register.
Republic Services in Whitehouse picks up recycling on Wednesday. Recyclable items include paper, newspaper, cardboard, plastic, aluminum cans and tin cans. Troup has a self-service recycling receptacle. The Allied Waste Recycling bin is located at the corner of W. Bradford and N. Georgia.
Jam session and sing along
Jam session and sing along runs from 1:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Acoustic instruments only. Music includes Country, Bluegrass and Gospel. TASCA members are free. Guests are $1 each. TASCA is located at 10495 CR 2167 (Jim Russell Rd), in Whitehouse.
American Legion weekly events
American Legion in Troup at 301 Magnolia has pool tournaments beginning at 7 p.m. each Wednesday night.
The Tyler Area Senor Citizens Association is open to the public, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. TASCA’s schedule includes the following events:
Thursday, April 19: Pinochle, 9 a.m.; Hand and foot, 12:30 p.m.; Mah jongg, 12:30 p.m; 42 group (straight), 7-9 p.m.; TASCA dinner group, 5:45 p.m.
Friday, April 20: Coffee social group; 9:30 a.m., Fitness exercise with Certified Instructor for Older Adults, 9:30 a.m.; Practice bridge, 12:00 p.m.; Sing along/jamming, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, April 23: Coffee social group, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group, 12 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.
Tuesday, April 24: “84” group, 8:45 a.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 11 a.m.; Beginner bridge, 10 a.m.; Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Joker and Hand & Foot, 1:00 p.m.; Mexican train, 5:45 p.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 25: Fitness exercise with Certified Instructor for Older Adults, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group, 9:30 a.m.; Writing workshop, 12 p.m.; Bridge, 12 p.m.
The TASCA activity center is located at 10495 CR 2167 in Whitehouse. For more information on TASCA events or activities call (903) 871-3217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.