Chili supper, raffles set to help teacher

     A fund-raiser to benefit third-grade teacher Pam Price, who has been diagnosed with cancer, will be held Friday at Pilot Point Middle School.

     The event, entitled Price Power, will include a chili supper from 5-7:30 p.m. before the Pilot Point-Van Alstyne game. The event will be hosted by Price’s co-workers from the intermediate and elementary schools. Tickets are $8, with children 3 and under admitted free.

     Price Power T-shirts, donated by Groggy Dog Designs of Denton, will be on sale for $10 each.  The PTO has donated a new X-Box system for a raffle; tickets will be $5 each or five for $20.

     All proceeds will go to the Price family

     Mrs. Price, who taught at the elementary school before moving to the intermediate, is undergoing radiation and chemotherapy treatment. She and her husband Mark have three children: Jeshua, Michael and Rachel, all of whom are graduates of Pilot Point schools.

 

Breakfast to honor veterans

     Pilot Point High School's FCCLA, hospitality and tourism class and practicum in culinary arts class will sponsor a Veteran’s Day breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

     The breakfast will be open at no cost to all veterans and their spouses or significant-others. The first guests will be seated at 7 a.m. and the last at 9.

     The breakfast will be a full sit-down meal with servers “and the works,” said Judy Nelson, the high school’s hospitality and tourism instructor.

     “Our veterans have given enough,” Nelson said. “We want to give this back to them.”

     Nelson is asking for guests to make reservations by Nov. 7. Reservations can be made by sending an email to junelson@pilotpointisd.com or by leaving a message with the school’s front office at 940-686-8740.

 

19th Century Club starts new year

     The 19th Century Club held the first meeting of its 128th year at the home of president Rebecca Milikin on Wednesday, October 8.

        Guests at the prospect luncheon were life member Kay Dane, Stephanie Porter, Lenore Alford and Shawn Stratman.

     Milikin, the club’s new president, said the theme for the next two years will be “Together in Fellowship and Service,” Other new officers are Linda Fox, vice president; Cheryl Dill, recording secretary; Barbara McMillan, corresponding secretary; and Nora Hudspeth, treasurer.

     Other members who attended the meeting were Katherine Brooks, Maggie Funk, Peggy Hollar, Janice Holley and Sue Wilson.

     Copies of the new yearbooks were distributed during the meeting, and plans for upcoming meetings were discussed. Two Christmas Angels will be given out at the next meeting so gifts can be returned by the December meeting.  Club members also will make cookies for Christmas on The Square from a recipe that is in the yearbook.

     The club’s next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Nov. 12 at the Senior Center. Carolyn McLeod, president of Pioneer District, will be the guest speaker.        

     More information about the 19th Century Club and how to join is available from current members or by calling 940-465-3875 or 940-390 9983.

 

DiTrapanis to celebrate 67th

     James and Margie DiTrapani of Pilot Point will celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary Sunday, which also is his 88th birthday.

     The couple was married in 1947. They have lived in Pilot Point since 1995.

     The DiTrapanis have four daughters: Rosemary Rai of Krum, Diane DiTrapani of New York, Suzanne Perio of Tioga and Jan Solomando of Little Elm.

 

Legion to host meal for EMS

     Vaughn-Walling American Legion Post 550 of Pilot Point will serve breakfast to all emergency responders  from Pilot Point  at the American Legion  Tuesday morning.

     Breakfast will be served from 7:30-10 a.m.

 

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