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Around Town

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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City Offices to Close, No Refuse Collection

The offices of the City of Ennis will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2019. Garbage collection routes will not be run on Monday. The regular garbage collection schedule will resume and City offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

ERSPA meets every other month

The Ennis Retired School Personnel Association, which serves eastern Ellis County and the surrounding areas, meets every other month, on Thursday’s at 2 p.m. at the EISD Board Room. Events include organized daily trips and visits from guest speakers. Ennis Retired School Personnel Association will have a pot luck dinner meeting on Thursday, June 6th, 6:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Ennis. Presentation of scholarships to graduating seniors and installation of 2019 officers will take place after the meal. For more information contact President Jo Ann Muirhead at 469-383-4828 or First Vice President Betty Ann Blazek at 972-875-7589 or visit www.localunits.org.

Golfing with Vets

The Ellis County Marine Corp League is hosting “Golf with Veterans.” All veterans are welcome to attend. This will be a monthly event held at the Waxahachie Country Club on the second Thursday of every month. Tee off starts at 0830. Price is $30 and includes lunch. For more information, contact Robert Gillentine (USMC Veteran) at 469-438-6531 or email him at RGillentine@txfb-ins.com

Caring Hands of Bristol awards scholarships

Caring Hands of Bristol awarded two $1000 scholarships to Carly Flynt of Ennis High School and Jenifer Mikel of Palmer High School. Dorothy Brown (committee chairperson) presented the awarded scholarship Tuesday evening, May 14, 2019, at the regular monthly meeting. The Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast is the fundraiser that makes the scholarship money available along with several generous donations. Thanks to all that helped with this great reward to help our seniors each year. Caring Hands of Bristol participates on Facebook to keep up with the community activities. The Bristol community is divided by 3 schools; Ennis, Palmer and Ferris. All 3 schools apply for our scholarships.

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