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Garden Club  to meet Thurs.
Lake Whitney Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, February 14, at 11 a.m. It will be held at Lake Whitney Public Library. Art Wharton of Hill County Beekeepers will give a presentation on honey bees, and a salad luncheon will be served. The meeting is open to the public and all interested in beautifying Whitney.
Rascals seek new members
Whitney Rascals Car Club is celebrating its one-year anniversary and accepting new members. For more information about joining, contact Kevin Laster at 254-707-2542 or Pat Donahue at 254-707-2243.
Self-defense class to begin
King Memorial United Methodist Women will host a self-defense class Thursday, March 7, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with Whitney Police Department Officer Curtis Rust. Everyone is invited to come and learn basic ideas for staying safe at home and in public. Officer Rust will offer tips on awareness and home security and demonstrate simple, effective techniques for protection.
Yearbooks on sale at WHS
The last chance to purchase a Whitney High School yearbook for $60 is Friday, February 15. The last chance to purchase a senior page in the yearbook is Monday, March 4. Contact tonya.ringo@whitneyisd.org for details.
Chamber plans girls’ night out
The Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce is planning a “Girls’ Night Out – Chicks & Salsa” event Saturday, March 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Whitney. The event will include shopping, fun, entertainment and refreshments. Any ladies who would like to participate by performing a talent, setting up a booth for their business, etc. are invited to contact Janice Sanders at 254-694-2540 for more information.
Support group offered locally
Celebrate Recovery, a program of support to help overcome all hurts, habits and hang-ups, including depression, anxiety, grief, substance abuse or anything else causing a struggle in someone’s life, meets Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Open Range Cowboy Church. A meal and childcare is included. Call 254-694-7543 for more information. The church is located at 582 FM 1713, and the meeting is in the fellowship room.
Blood drive set for February 18
Family Home Health Care of Whitney will sponsor a blood drive on the Carter BloodCare bus in the Brookshire’s parking lot Monday, February 18. The drive will be held from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more information, contact Karla Clift at 254-707-0385.