LWMA taking assistance apps
The Lake Whitney Ministerial Alliance Joint Committee for Christmas is taking applications from Our Daily Bread clients for the Christmas Angel Tree Program. Applications were also given out at Whitney schools and must be returned by Monday, November 2. For more information, visit the LWMA Facebook page or lakewhit neyministerialalliance.org.
Senior exercise classes resume
Senior exercise classes are resuming at Open Range Community Center, located at 757 FM 1713. Seniors are invited to attend for 45 minutes of socially-distanced exercise with Richard Simmons videos. The group meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 a.m.
Senior center open Tuesdays
Lake Whitney Senior Center is now open every Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon. The center provides coffee, water and individually-wrapped snacks. Face coverings and social distance is required. Activities include crafts, chair yoga, games and fellowship. The center is located at 503 North Colorado Street in Whitney. For more information, call 254-332-0041.
Free testing site open daily
Free COVID-19 testing is now available in Hillsboro seven days a week at the Hill County Fairgrounds, located at 205 Stadium Dr. Cheek-swab testing is available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. with no appointment necessary. You do not have to be a resident of Hill County to be tested. All ages may be tested, but minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If you have questions, call 254-266-4065 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
King Memorial United Methodist Church’s Grandparents Storytime will be held on the second and fourth Mondays of the month beginning Monday, October 12. To participate, search for King Memorial UMC Grandparents Storytime on Facebook. Parents can also submit a child’s address and receive a surprise package. Call the church at 254-694-2599 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.