On June 6th I had the opportunity to take a group of eight students from San Saba High School on a ten-day adventure through England and France. The group was accompanied by parents and traveled with EF Tours, which is an educational touring company that travels all of the world. We landed in England and hit the ground running with a walking tour of the city of London.
Mark Scott will be sharing his many talents and experience in the music industry at the 8th Annual Performance Talent Boot Camp June 22-27, 2015. He will be guiding students in aspects of studio recording.
Ladies of the First United Methodist Church are planning the June Fellowship of Christian Women’s Luncheon for next Thursday, June 25th in the downstairs fellowship hall beginning at 11:30 a.m. ”Ladies Choice” will be the luncheon theme for the foods we bring to share around the serving tables.
On Wednesday, May 20th the San Saba Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice held a Meeting for an ACA (American Correctional Association) audit report. An Audit Team occupied the San Saba Unit for three days, to report and score the integrity of the standards and accreditation process at the San Saba Unit. At the same time, the medical department was reviewed. Each TDCJ Unit in the state of Texas has an audit report every 3 years.
On a very chilly Tuesday morning at our regular Sew-NSews meeting, Martha Roe Terry shares with us that we should make a baby quilt for the Presbyterian pastor and his wife. We all agreed and ideas began to develop, as we remembered Pastor Drew coming downstairs to check out our projects and occasionally he wanted some help with buttons. He has always been very encouraging and praised all our quilts and sewing projects. His wife, Hannah Harrison, lives in San Antonio and has been studying for a medical degree.
Dr. Steve Howard from the Gault School of Archaeological Research has been in Central Texas for the past two weeks. About 40 different people participated in documenting and excavating numerous sites in Comanche, Mills and Hamilton Counties. He also presented a program for the public on Central Texas Archaeology and several people presented their artifacts for him to classify and comment on their history and origin.
Acting/Singing Coach for the stars, Debby Throckmorton, will be instructing classes at the 8th Annual Performance Talent Boot Camp June 22nd thru 27th, 2015. Ms. Throckmorton's classes include acting, commercial oncamera,
Judge Cheryll Mabray, the associate judge assigned to the Texas Child Protection Court of the Hill Country, conducted a swearing-in of four new CASA for the Highland Lakes Advocates on May 6 and 12, 2015.
Mark your calendars for June 13th. The annual Elm Grove Fire Department Fish Fry will be held that Saturday at the firehouse on 765. The meal and auction start at 5p.m. Landowners will receive a letter with more information in the mail soon. I know they always have a great auction of desserts and other items. If you can make a dessert for the auction I know it would be appreciated, let me or Valerie Gossett know.