State hospital

hosting fair

Terrell State Hospital Fall Resource Fair for clients and families is Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 1-3 p.m. at the Menendez Center Gym on the TSHG grounds. To reserve a table contact peer support at 972-551-8255.

Eat Healthy Food Distribution

The monthly Helping Kaufman to Eat Healthy food distribution sponsored by Texas Health Kaufman and local organizations will be Saturday, Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 208 S. Houston St. while supplies last. For $7, receive a reusable bag with 15-20 healthy food items. No screening for the purchase. The next event will be Nov. 17 at Texas Health Kaufman, sponsored by TVCC nursing students.

Diabetes group schedules program

Current Studies in Type 2 Diabetes will be the program for the Diabetes Support Group Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10-11 a.m. at Texas Health Kaufman, basement conference room. Call Anita Hurtado at 972-932-5252 for more information. The support group meets monthly and is free. No preregistration is required but space is limited.

Combine VFD plans

50th birthday

The Combine Volunteer Fire Dept. will celebrate its 50th anniversary Saturday, Oct. 20 from 5-8:30 p.m. at Point View Baptist Church. The evening includes a barbecue dinner with homemade desserts and a 50th birthday cake; live and silent auctions; live music by the Acoustic Sound Hounds; drawings and door prizes; Combine FD 50th year apparel; equipment display including a CareFlite helicopter landing; and a chance to meet fire department members, city leaders and neighbors. Items for the auction may be dropped off at the fire station, city hall or any fire fighter.

Blackjack church

hosting lunch

The Blackjack church is hosting a free lunch following the worship service on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 11345 FM 429 South, Kaufman, Pastor Danny Boles, 469-223-3459. Everyone welcome.

Alzheimer’s and

Dementia support

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group meets every fourth Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Riter C. Hulsey Public Library in Terrell, sponsored by the library and the Terrell Healthcare Center. Contact Angie West at 443-629-4654 for information.

Veterans Court

announces benefit

The North Texas Regional Veterans Court will hold its first fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 10 at Jake E’s Riding Roundup Ranch. Contact Program Manager Brennan Rivera-Jones at or Capt. Lori Compton at for information.

Co-op announces

recycling days

Beginning Oct. 1, the 24/7 recycling drop off at the Environmental Co-op, 1100 Airport Road in Terrell, will be open only on Wednesday and Saturdays.


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