News from the Glen Rose community in brief
The spaghetti dinner raises $ 85,000 for the 2021 promotion
OOn April 19, the Glen Rose HS Class of 2021 hosted the annual Spaghetti Dinner and Auction and raised over $ 85,000 so senior graduates could attend an all-night party without alcohol or drugs. The money will also be used to purchase prizes and fund scholarships at the event.
Somervell County’s new focus and class of 2021 would like to thank everyone who donated and purchased items and the parents and students who worked so hard to make this event such a success.
Special thanks to the members of the New Focus Board, Randall Bozarth and Nicole Frush. Also to Carrie Lytle, Lloyd Wirt, Tommy Corcoran, Pat Windham and Suzanne Butler for their continued help with the auction.
The committee heads did an amazing job organizing: Amy Geisen, Tracy Whitt, Sarah Moss, Kristi Perry, Kelly Keese.
New Focus would also like to thank Larry Higgins of Hammond’s; Dr Turke; Marilyn Phillips; Chicken Express; Dairy Queen; Casa Azteca; Sonic; Dollar General; David’s; Vape Shop; Simons simple; Pizza Hut; Mr. Jim’s; Burger King; Debbie’s; Subway; Storybook Café; Pie Peddlers; Sexton Mill; Coffee; and Brookshire’s for their donations to the Spaghetti Supper.
Cub Scout Pack 725 hosts a car wash on Saturday
Glen Rose Cub Scout Pack 725 hosts a Sunday fundraising car wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 411 NE Barnard St.
The car wash is 100% donated, and the money used will help fund their Scout activities this year.
Glow Ball golf tournament postponed to May 14
A Glow Ball golf tournament originally scheduled for May 1 has been postponed to Friday May 14 at Squaw Valley Golf Course, and that’s a boon for the Glen Rose High School football team.
Each team is made up of three players ($ 125 per player). The first nine holes will start at 4:30 p.m., and after dinner after the first nine, the second nine will be played in the dark with glow-in-the-dark golf balls.
To register or for information on sponsorship options, contact Owen Clifton at 979-966-2929 or Cliff Watkins at 325-668-1562.
The Promise golf tournament is Saturday
The 10th Annual The Promise – Glen Rose will take place on May 7 at Squaw Valley Golf Course. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. with a shotgun departure at 10:00 a.m.
For more information on registering a player or team or to become a sponsor, call 254-897-3926.
Oakdale Park hosts the Dulcimer Festival
Oakdale Park hosts the Lone State Dulcimer Festival and Championship Thursday through Sunday.
The event is free to the public, but parking costs $ 5 per car. Customers must check in at reception.
Music and workshops are scheduled daily, with Friday and Saturday Nigh Square Dance from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
The swimming pool is only accessible to clients and families with annual subscriptions.
For more information, contact Oakdale Park at 254-897-2321.
The Clover Club Kids Camp is July 26
Entries are now being accepted for the Clover Kid Club sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife extension office.
K-2 campers will learn 4-H through fun and hands-on activities.
The cost is $ 15, and campers owe RSVP to Janna Reynolds at [email protected] by July 12. The camp will be held at the Somervell County Extension Office located at 1405 Texas Drive.
For more information, contact the extension office at 254-897-2809.