Retirement Reception

HOA-Meals on Wheels is having a Come and Go Appreciation for Executive Director Buddy Chance who is retiring after almost 30 years of service. The gathering is open to the public and will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. July 6 at the main office, 915 Frydek Road in Sealy. Breakfast snacks will be served.

Lions Club Dance

The Lions Sealy Dance Club is having a dance on Saturday, July 7, at the Sealy American Legion Hall with Charles & The Fabulous Four providing the music from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Guests are always welcome.

Preserving Family Heritage

An Estate and Legal Planning Seminar will be hosted by Washington, Austin, and Fayette County Extension. The program topics will include: Overview of Estate and Transition Planning; Business Entities and Trusts; Understanding Probate and Alternatives. The program will be held at the Cat Spring Ag Hall, 13035 Hall Road, Cat Spring, on July 16. You can pre-register by July 10 or register on site beginning at 8:30 a.m. The program will last from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Austin County, (979-865-2072), Fayette County (979-968-5831) or Washington County (979-277-6212).

Blood Drive

A blood drive is set for 4 to 8 p.m. July 19 at the St. John Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Cat Spring. Free beach towels will be provided. Contact Chris Beckendorff at 979-818-6969 or for more information. The church can be reached Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon at 979-865-5444.

Austin County Sports Banquet

The second annual Austin County Sports Night Banquet will feature Sealy, Bellville and Brazos coaches giving the inside scoop for the upcoming fall seasons of football, volleyball and cross country. Tickets include a chicken fried chicken meal and a night of fun. The event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. July 28 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Sealy.

Student Physicals

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Sugar Land is offering annual student physicals from 9 a.m. to noon on July 28 for Fort Bend ISD, Stafford MSD and any other student athlete needing a physical.

Sealy High School Class Reunion

The SHS 50-year class reunion for the Class of 1968 will be at noon Sept. 29 at Ermis Encore Double E Grocery, 10108 F.M. 1458, Frydek. No deposit needed. All class attendees, spouses and guests may order from the menu. Call 512-689-8703 or email for more information. RSVPs are encouraged. For accommodations and city information,

Court-Appointed Special Advocates

Every child has a chance … It’s you! Become a CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocate) and speak up for children in the foster care system. Volunteer to be a CASA crusader to help in capacities outside of the advocate role – fundraising, legislative advocacy, speakers bureau, etc. Learn more at Contact or 979-277-0088.

Texas German Society

Americans of German descent constitute the largest ethnic group in the United States with more than 58 million Americans proudly proclaiming their German heritage. Austin County and the surrounding areas contain a large number of inhabitants with German backgrounds. The Bluebonnet Chapter of Texas German Society strives to preserve and promote the German language, culture and traditions. This group meets bi-monthly at the Hill Center in Sealy. Anyone, including non-German speaking individuals, is encouraged to join. They may contact chapter president Herbert Schumann at 979-865-3804.


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