The carpet is down and we are back in our offices and the Citizenís Center is open for business! We were glad to have Burl Lowe and Shelia Thomason, Dwain Sandlinís sister, visit at the Center last week.

Get well wishes are sent out to our own Carol Winters after she had a severe stroke last Friday at work. At the time of writing this article Carol is showing signs of improvement after her emergency surgery. We are keeping in close contact with her family and will be receiving updates daily.

Kevin Townson entertained us with his classical guitar music at our monthly birthday party. Billie and Eddie Flanary, Gail Chisholm, and Dorothy Jo Osborn celebrated their birthdays with us. Eddie and Dorothy Jo won the birthday prizes.

Barbara Milner, from Texas Neighborhood Services, is available to help individuals with energy assistance. She will be at the Citizenís Center every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon or you may reach Ms. Milner at 817-556-3752.

Friday, June 12, there will be Gospel Music at the Citizenís Center. We will open at 6:30-9 p.m. The entertainment will be Keron Vanlandingham and Friends. The special Friends include Brenda Thomas, Wes McMillian, Wesley Ives, Paul Trotter, Roger Trotter and Don Mayfield.

Admission is free, but we do ask that everyone bring a finger food to be enjoyed during the break.

Activities beginning June 8: Wii games and Wal-Mart shopping on Monday; ceramics and needlework on Tuesday; health screening on Wednesday; TOPS, art and Davidís grocery shopping on Thursday; quilting, bingo with Lisa and Brookshireísí grocery shopping on Friday. Also on Friday night there will be Gospel Music at the Citizenís Center at 6:30 p.m.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of Howard Brawley, Sonny Wiggins, Don Threadgill, Dorothy Holder, Ethel Ratliff, and Linda Beauchamp.

Menus for the week:

June 8

Pinto beans w/sausage; beet salad; fried okra; cornbread; buttermilk pie; milk

June 9

Baked ziti casserole; tossed salad; garlic toast; fruit salad; milk

June 10

Meatloaf; mashed potatoes; green beans; roll; peach dump cake; milk

June 11

Pork and green chili casserole; tossed salad; cornbread; Jell-o/ fruit; milk

June 12

Chicken salad sandwich; pea salad; potato chips; cookies; milk