Helping Hands, Feb. 2

February 2, 2013

PARTICIPANTS ENCOURAGED

TO JOIN RELAY FOR LIFE

Hood County Relay For Life 2013 is less than three months away. Volunteers are still needed to fill a couple of committee openings and subcommittees.

To date, the local Relay includes 24 teams with 102 participants. Almost $2,000 has been pledged so far.

Hood County Relay For Life begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 19 at Acton Middle School.

For more information, or to start a team, go to www.relayforlife.org/hoodcotx.

Hood County FOOD HUB

DISTRIBUTING PRODUCE

Fresh Point produce bags will be distributed at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at Acton Tabernacle. Each bag contains 20 pieces of fruits and vegetables and is available for $5 per bag.

TRAINING CONFERENCE

For CHILD EVANGELISM

Volunteers with the Child Evangelism Fellowship organization are invited to a training conference Sunday, Feb. 10.

Teacher training includes how to teach with visuals, a life-changing Bible lesson, memory verse, songs, games and more. This training is great for children’s Sunday School teachers, parents, grandparents, anyone who would like to learn how to share the Gospel with children.

The session will be at Mambrino Baptist Church, 1625 Mambrino Highway, from 1:30-5:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.

Please RSVP by Monday, Feb. 4 to [email protected] or 817-573-4306.

Those attending should bring a Bible (a real one, not on computer) and a copy of your Driver’s License.

BLOOD DRIVE PLANNED

ON VALENTINE’S DAY

The Lake Granbury Medical Center Auxiliary is hosting a blood drive Thursday, Feb. 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church, 303 W. Bridge St., Granbury. Due to high demand and short supply folks are asked to make a special effort to donate.

BENEFITS ORGANIZED

FOR MAYOR RICKIE PRATT

A fund has been established at First National Bank for the benefit of the family of Mayor Rickie Pratt.

Pratt is continuing his recovery from a stroke in December, and is now at a rehabilitation center in the Metroplex.

You can make a donation to the Mayor Pratt fund at any First National Bank location.

The Granbury Chamber of Commerce is reporting that a one-year movie pass auctioned at the recent banquet brought in $1,200 for the Pratt family.

A benefit yard and bake sale is planned from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at Celebration Hall on the square. Proceeds will benefit the mayor and his family. Donations will be accepted Feb. 20 at Celebration Hall.

For more information, contact Brenda Hyde at 817-648-6968 or Sara Baker at 817-279-7412.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR HEALTH CARE STUDENTS

Lake Granbury Medical Center (LGMC)Auxiliary is looking for Hood County students pursuing higher education in the field of health care.

Four students will be awarded $3,000 college scholarships for the 2013-2014 year. Recipients are considered on the basis of financial need and academic performance.

Applications may be obtained at the LGMC Gift Shop in the hospital’s main lobby at 1310 Paluxy Road or on the Medical Center website at www.lakegranburymedicalcenter.com. Select Auxiliary Services from the Services menu. Applications must be submitted by April 15, 2013.

Complete details regarding eligibility and requirements are listed in the application.

Articles should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event for consideration in the Helping Hands column in the Hood County News. Email information to [email protected]

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