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Keep Whitehouse Beautiful meets

Keep Whitehouse Beautiful meets at noon Monday, May 14, at City Council Chambers. The public is welcome to attend and volunteers are needed. KWB works with community members to make Whitehouse a more pleasing place to live through litter prevention, beautification and waste reduction. Please join us for some meaningful fun!

Cherokee Co. Genealogical Society to meet

The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Genealogical Society will be 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, in Jacksonville. CCGS members Deborah Burkett PhD of Mixon and Rev. Barbara Hugghins, associate pastor of First UMC, Jacksonville, are scheduled to present a program about their project to collect and assemble information and archival quality records and other papers pertaining to now-closed Lon Morris College was located in Jacksonville. 

Wildcat Extension Education Club to meet

The Wildcat Extension Education Club’s monthly meeting for May will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, May 16, in the meeting room of Regions Bank, State Highway 110 in Whitehouse. The program is “Plan to Control Your Aging” which will be presented by Joyce Morrow, County Chair of the Smith Extension Education Association.

Recycle-Recycle-Recycle

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. 

Senior Activities

TASCA

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, May 10: Pinochle, 9 a.m.; 42 group (straight), 12 p.m., Mah jongg, Hand and foot, 12:30 p.m.; Open Mic., 7-9 p.m.

Friday, May 11: 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, May 14: Coffee social group, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group, 12 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.

 Tuesday, May 15: “84” group, 8:45 a.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 11 a.m.; Beginner bridge, 10 a.m.; Bridge, 12:00 p.m.; Joker and Hand & Foot, 12:30 p.m.; Mexican train, 5:45 p.m.; Line Dancing, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Ballroom dancing lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, May 16: 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 info@tasca.org.

Youth/School Activities

Troup FFA will host rabies clinic

The Troup FFA is hosting a rabies clinic from 6-7 p.m., Thursday, May 10, at the agriculture building at the high school. Rabies shots are being administered by Bullard Veterinary Clinic at the cost of $10 per animal. 

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