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Clute Facts (Newspaper) - November 30, 2007, Clute, Texas 4a Friday november 30, 2007 the facts was gauge Community Shell 2700 pm 528, Alvin regular unleaded the facts news to 979 265-7411 Angleton 979 849-8581 email buc eels Hwy. 35 amp Hwy. 288, Angleton regular unleaded Valero Highway 35 at pecad�st., Angleton regular unleaded $2.899 $2.859 $2.799 diesel diesel diesel s3.299 $3.299 i s3.289 or. Bus 1013 n. Hwy. 36, Brazoria regular unleaded Kroger 101 n. Dixie or. Clute regular unleaded Exxon food Mart 4206 seventh St., Bay City regular unleaded . Homer 7102 Hwy. 36, Jones Creek regular unleaded Texaco 220 Hwy. 332 we a Lake Jackson regular unleaded $2.789 s2.799 $2.999 i s2.899 i 2.89 diesel diesel diesel diesel diesel s3.289 i s3.299 i s3.399 i s3.389 s3.399 prices for diesel and regular unleaded gasoline thursday afternoon at Gas stations around Brazoria county. Exxon buc eels 20202 Highway 6, i 105 e. Brazos. Manvel i West Columbia regular unleaded regular unleaded 2.78s $2.839 diesel diesel s3.269 $3.299 Filu Nga need Community faces i friends of the River help program that changes lives of county s at risk youth editors note Quot filling a need Quot provides area organizations an Opportunity to to promote their Community service efforts. These columns appear periodically on the Community Page. For information on submitting a a filling a need Quot column for your group Call 979 237-0148 during regular business hours. Newsweek senior editor Jonathan alter wrote recently that the boys and girls club is a Model social program that really works. Quot the i of year old boys and girls club of America is an astonishing Success Story second Only to the Church As a source of stability in the inner City Quot alter wrote. Quot it has More than doubled in size in the last decade to 3,700 clubs in All 50 states serving 4.4 million Young people after school. That s still less than one third of the estimated 15 million at risk youth but it s a Model that actually holds the potential to end this National shame a of High school dropouts juvenile crime Etc a if we As a country could Only focus on alter continued to explain How the boys and girls club is a Well run organization with alumni reporting it literally saved their lives. We in Brazoria county Are fortunate to have a local affiliate of this organization operating successfully in our own communities. Serving More than 4, Mio Young people Ages 6 to 18 last year the 11 clubs and countless outreach programs associated with the boys and girls club of Brazoria county Are making a difference in the lives of local children and families. More than 850 youth Access the club s programs daily a an increase of 33 percent in the last year. From a Host of Quality afterschool programs to prevention programs delivered to at risk youth in school and through court ordered classes boys and girls club of Brazoria county provides Pirtle invaluable resources to All youth especially those who most need these services. Youth development professionals work with club members helping children Complete Homework finish special projects and improve academically. Prevention instructors develop Strong relationships with students giving them a positive adult role Model who convinces them they can succeed in life and escape the Cycle of drug abuse and gang involvement in which so Many of our youth struggle. Parents report relationships with their children have improved because club programs allow them to spend More Quality time with their children. Perhaps most importantly club members have fun whether through Homework assistance after hours basketball or Field trips to state Parks. T he Success of boys and girls club of Brazoria county is a result of the dedication of volunteers staff members and donors committed to building programs that provide a positive place for kids in our Community. These people firmly believe in the organization s Mission to inspire and enable All Young people to realize their full potential As productive caring and responsible citizens. In order for this worthwhile movement to grow and Prosper we As a Community must continue to invest our time Talent and treasure in the boys and girls club of Brazoria county. This Holiday season presents a perfect time for residents to make a difference by contributing to the club. The second annual Quot Christmas for the kids Quot Holiday gala will be saturday at River place in Freeport. Pickets and sponsorship opportunities Are available by calling 979 373-9668 or visiting . I will be attending this event because i believe in the boys and girls club and think my contributions to the organization will make a real difference in the lives of kids in our Community. Please consider joining me and supporting what alter described As the one program making a Dent in the problems facing our youth. Shane Pirtle is a resident and former mayor of Lake Jackson. How to help contributed photo Diana Kite right representing congressman Ron Paul a Lake Jackson presents Chaney Moore president of friends of the River san Bernard with a Flag which was flown Over the . Capitol at the nov. 9 grand opening of friends of the River a Community Center. The Center is available to rent for family or business functions. For information Call Artie Burnett at 979 798-7565 or Pat Webb at 979 964-4503, or visit . What a going on organizations wishing to include an event can Send information by fax to 979 265-9052 by email to Community by mail to . Box 549, Clute to 77531 or drop it off at our main office 720 s. Main St., Clute or our Angleton office 700 Western ave. To ensure publication information should be submitted at least three business Days before the abcs of marriage 6 30 to 8 30 . Today and 9 . To i . Saturday at the pregnancy help Center 327 Garland drive Lake Jackson. Marriage enrichment seminar for those not married thinking about marriage or for anyone interested. Light supper tonight breakfast and lunch saturday. Call 979 297-3622. Lake Jackson promenades Square dance 8 . At Jasmine Hall too Narcissus Lake Jackson. Caller Bernie Youngblood. Early round dancing with Cuer Marilyn Waguespack. Call Beth Logan at 979 297-5649.saturday Monsanto Solutin chocolate Bayou Retiree club meeting 6 . At Alvin senior Center 309 w. Sealy Alvin. All Monsanto and Solutin retirees invited. Call 281 331-5142 or 281 585-5012. Freeport fire and Ems open House la . To 3 . At Freeport fire and Ems station i 131 e. Fourth St., Freeport. Tour station i and see All the equipment. Emergency and medical services will have medical helicopter Landing at station i and free blood pressure and blood sugar level checks. Information will be available for anyone interested in volunteering with the department. Call 979 233-2111.sunday blood drive noon to 5 . At first Baptist Church of Lake Jackson in the family life Center 401 Yaupon. Drive will be for both regular whole blood and automation donations. Appointments Are encouraged. Call 979 2929-0089 or 979 236-1637. Host training 3 to 4 . At Braz sport museum of natural science 400 College blvd., Clute. Volunteer coordinator will be available with practical hands on Host training for new volunteers. Call 979 265-7831. To include your drive Send information by fax to 979 265-9052 by email to Community the facts. Com by mail to . Box 549, Clute to 77531 or drop it off at our main office 720 s. Main St., Clute or our Angleton office 700 Western ave. Soldier care packages drop off items to Send to soldiers overseas from 7 30 . To 5 30 . Today at diversified Plant sen ices 14004 Highway 288-b near or 220. Employees also will pick up items monetary donations accepted. Complete list of needed items is available at diversified Plant services. Call 979 848-8900. Fill a stocking benefits children in care of child protective services. Send donations to fill a stocking . Box 997, Angleton to 77516. Angleton Good Fellows Angleton Good Fellows accepts monetary donations that will go toward the Purchase of toys for qualifying Angleton is children Ages 4-12. Send checks to . Box 2257, Angleton to 77516. Donation envelopes available 8 . To 5 . Weekdays at the facts Angleton office 700 Western ave. Call Denise Damian at 979 848-7910. Clute Blue Santa program applications for Clute police department program must be received by the department at 104 e. Main by dec. 7. Applicants will be notified if they have been Cho sen by dec. 14. Residents and businesses wishing to make donations or adopt a needy family May Call officer Belinda Rickman at 979 265-6194. Lake Jackson Blue Santa program new unwrapped toys and Cash donations May be dropped off at Lake Jackson police department 5 Oak drive. Call officer Rick Wright at 979 415-2700.corrections the facts makes every Effort to ensure the accuracy of its information and it is our policy to Correct errors promptly. Errors May be reported by Telephone at 979 265-7411 or 979 849-8581. Our fax number is 979 265-9052, and our email address is . Tree of remembrance the Holiday season can be painful for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. The tree of remembrance helps families pay tribute to special family members and friends. Anyone who has experienced the death of someone close to them whether recently or years ago is invited to buy an a a ornaments on a special color feature Page to be printed in the facts on Christmas Day. Call the retail advertising department or Stop by either facts location. All materials must reach us no later than mon., dec. 17 at 5pm. J i $27 Viv a first name last name Date Date actual sizes available Theja facts covering Brazoria county a wharf Tara began 720 s. Main a Clute 979.265.7411 7oo Western ave., Angleton 979.849.8581 today a Kamahl and the night visitors a 8 . Friday and saturday and 2 30 . Sunday at the Center for arts and sciences 400 College blvd., Clute. Beloved Christmas opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. Tickets $15 for adults $10 for children. Online tickets at . Call 979 265-7731. Christmas on the Square today and saturday at the Brazoria county courthouse 111 e. Locust in Angleton. Parade Kookoff car show lunch with Santa Jingle Bell fun run gift Booths. Call 979 849-6443. Ride the Santa express 6 to 8 . Friday saturday and dec. 7, 8,14, 15, 21 and 22 in the 200 Block of parking Way Lake Jackson. Santa will give free treats to children. Free. Call Martha Cox 979 848 0808. Saturday candlelight Christmas open House 6 to 8 . At Varner Hogg Plantation House West Columbia. Step Back to the 1850s and experience a victorian Christmas. Crafts for children Tours of the House and children can visit Santa Claus and have photos taken. Free and open to Public. Call Angela Pfeiffer at 979 345-4656, option 5, ext. 3. Holiday banquet 6 . At new Jerusalem Baptist Church in the Fellowship Hall 1615 Skinner Freeport. Gospel singing family inspiration of Shiro will perform. Guest speaker pastor . Dews of St. Paul missionary Baptist Church of Brazoria. Tickets May be purchased from any member for $25. Call 979 233-5613 or 979 233-4645. A simple Christmas 3 to 7 . On the nature Center Lawn an Holiday happenings Amphitheater at Brazos Bend state Park. Children s crafts face painting storytelling refreshments marshmallow roasting hayrides through the Forest and Santa Claus. Park admission $4 for 13 and older free for 12 and younger. Call 979 553-5101. Christmas in Brazoria to . To 6 . At the Brazoria civic Center 202 Smith St. La . Puppet show a a a twas the night before arts and crafts show local entertainment kids train Moonwalk photos with Santa petting zoo fun in the Snow tree decorating contest and tree lighting ceremony. Free admission. Call Tissie Schwebel at 979 345-3335. Preceptor i Chi hosts breakfast with Santa 8 30 to 10 30 . At the Sweeny fire House 222 Pecan St., Sweeny. Young and old invited to join Santa for breakfast and take a ride on the fire truck. $6 Cost includes picture with Santa. Proceeds Benefit scholarship fund. Call 979 548-3604. Sweeny chamber of Commerce a annual Christmas in the parti i to 8 . At Anderson Park main St., Sweeny. Little miss Snowflake and Little or. Snowman contest and Reindeer pet Parade. Entertainment by bulldog Belles Kaleena Morgan Joyful sounds of old Ocean first Baptist Church and Angela Cunningham. Electric Christmas Parade to Welcome Santa and a tree lighting ceremony with the Sweeny elementary children s choir. Call 979 548-3249. Third annual bears and bikes for kids i . First Bike out 4 . Last Bike in at Christy a bar 2610 n. Velasco Angleton. Benefiting Christmas partners Blessing children. $15 per person $25 per couple. Food music and auction begin at 4 . Call 979 849-4932. Tuesday Holiday concert 7 . At Unity missionary Baptist 198 Cedar drive Richwood. Featuring Rick Price and other gospel artists in Blackwood Brothers tribute concert. Free. Call 888 855-1036. Seasons of Light 7 . Tuesday and dec. La and 18 at the planetarium at the Center for the arts and sciences 400 College blvd., Clute. Tickets $4 adults $3 students available 20 minutes before show. Call 979 265-3376. Sea Shell searchers of Brazoria county Holiday social 7 . At the Braz sport museum of natural science 400 College blvd., Clute. Open to anyone interested in shells. Go to wow Crime victims remembrance Christmas tree ceremony 6 30 . In the first floor lobby of the Brazoria county courthouse 111 e. Locust Angleton. Gives families and friends an Opportunity to Honor the memory of their loved one. Call Sharon Couch at 979 864 1792, Carrol Jeffers at 979 8641245 or Brenda majors at 979 864-1897. Movie for seniors to . At holy Trinity Catholic Church 1713 n. Tinsley Angleton. A White Christmas Quot. All area senior adults invited. Free. Call 979 849-5051. Tree lighting ceremony 4 . Free train rides departing from Alvinus historic depot 121 e. Willis St., Alvin. Grounds will be covered with Snow. Tree lighting ceremony at 6 30 . At National Oak Park behind the Library. Bring cameras for pictures with Santa. Call Sherry Wolfe at 281 388-4365

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