Masks optional at senior center
Lake Whitney Senior Center has announced that masks will now be optional at the center. The Senior Center Board has decided to eliminate the requirement for wearing face coverings as of Tuesday, May 4. “While we recognize the need for caution for the seniors that still want to wear masks, we wish to announce this giant step forward in the effort to resume our programs,” the board announced. All seniors are invited to visit and learn what is planned for the future of the senior center. Activities, food and fellowship are offered every Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 503 North Colorado Street in Whitney.
Colorado Street Market vendors
The Colorado Street Market is held at 101 North Colorado Street in Whitney on the first and third Saturday of each month. Vendors are needed and can call 254-206-3852.
WES announces June registration
Whitney Elementary School will host a three-day pre-registration for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year June 1-3 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This enrollment is for new and returning pre-k and kindergarten students only. Required documents include a driver license; student’s Social Security card, birth certificate and shot record; proof of residency (utility bill); and proof of income (pre-k only). Contact the office with any additional questions at 254-694-3456.
Second vaccine doses scheduled
Those who received Moderna vaccines from Hill Regional Hospital at the Hill County Fairgrounds on April 14, are reminded that their second doses will be given Thursday, May 13, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Those who received Pfizer vaccines on Wednesday, April 21, are scheduled for second doses to be given Friday, May 14, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Those with questions may call the hospital at 254-580-8500.