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Helping Hands

December 13, 2014

STAINED GLASS RAFFLE TO HELP VETERANS MUSEUM

A stained glass window from the historic First United Methodist Church, once located on the Granbury square, will be raffled in a benefit for the U.S. Veterans Museum.

The stained glass piece is about 5 feet tall and 3 feet, 11 inches wide.

Tickets are $5 each, or six for $25.

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Helping others both here and abroad

December 13, 2014
Helping others both here and abroad

The Granbury Area Blue Star Mothers recently had its Christmas packing party. Members prepared 27 boxes to be sent to troops overseas. Some are for children/relatives of members, others are for troops recently deployed from Fort Hood to Afghanistan. In addition, the Blue Star Mothers collected food and bedding for Mission Granbury instead of the normal Christmas gift exchange.

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Church Clips

December 13, 2014

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN PLANS

CANTATA SUNDAY MORNING

First Presbyterian Church will have its Christmas Cantata Sunday, Dec. 14. For this special musical presentation, there will be only one service Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The church is at 303 W. Bridge St.

CANTATA SUNDAY MORNING

AT FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH

The First Christian Church Cantata, “God is with Us ,” a festival of carols and classics, will be presented Sunday, Dec.

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Turkey dinners will be given

December 13, 2014

While many will soon enjoy a Christmas feast, some in Hood County cannot provide a turkey dinner for the holiday.

Free Christmas dinners will be given by the Granbury Church of Christ on Sunday, Dec. 21. The 500 boxes of food will given first come, first served, from 1-4 p.m. at the church, 1905 W.

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Bales selected by Pecan Art Guild

December 13, 2014
Bales selected by Pecan Art Guild

Congratulations to Kathleen Bales on being named first place winner for artist of the month in the Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG). Also commended for their work are Barbara Brown, Jean Carmichael, Colleen Zeiler, and Lowell Conder.

These artists have their work displayed at the Pecan Clubhouse, the Pecan Activities Center (PAC), at various businesses in Pecan Village, and on the guild’s website: www.pecanplantationartguild.com.

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More toys are needed

December 10, 2014

The Marine Corps League, Comanche Peak Detachment 1297 based in Granbury, is wrapping up its 2014 Toys For Tots campaign Saturday, Dec. 13.

The Toys for Tots Foundation, along with the United States Marine Corps Reserve, will be helping Mission Granbury, Hood County Christmas for Children, Glen Rose ISD Christmas Express, Glen Rose Baptist Church and The Sons of The American Legion.

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Luncheon benefits scholarship

December 10, 2014
Luncheon benefits scholarship

Democrats gathered recently for the annual luncheon benefiting the Glenda Pirkle Scholarship. The luncheon was sponsored by the Texas Democratic Women of Hood County. Rep. Nicole Collier (D-Fort Worth) was guest speaker. From left: Collier, Dalicia Bell, staff member with Collier, and Laura Allen, president-elect, Texas Democratic Women.

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Military Briefs

December 10, 2014

MADYSON HOUK COMPLETES AIR FORCE BASIC TRAINING

Air Force Airman Madyson H. Houk graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

Houk is the daughter of Tammy and Michael Schomers of Weatherford, and James Schomers of Granbury.

She is also the granddaughter of Brenda Schomers of Granbury and Viola Reynolds of Springtown.

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’Twas a great night for candlelight

December 10, 2014
’Twas a great night for candlelight

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Toast to the holidays

December 10, 2014
Toast to the holidays

Christmas isn’t complete without a nice glass of eggnog. And, Susan Seybert’s old-fashioned Great Grandad’s Eggnog recipe is creamy and downright delicious!

It does have a kick to it so, naturally, adjust alcohol amounts to suit your taste. But, we loved this wonderfully classic recipe as-is.

See step-by-step photos of Susan’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooks nationwide at: www.justapinch.com/eggnogrecipe

You’ll also find a meal planner, coupons and chances to win!

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