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Blood supply is low, Coffee memorial needs your help. Friona Community Blood Drive will be Thursday, November 8 from 12:30- 7 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church in the Fellowship Hall.

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Water improvement construction will be on N. Walnut Ave and on E. 14th St. Construction will continue for the next 25 weeks. Completion date is schedule for April 15, 2019. For more information or for any questions you may contact the City’s Public Works Director, Salvador Garcia at 806-250-2761

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The Parmer County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring an Essay contest, open to all Parmer County resident students 18 years old and younger. They are also hosting a Poster contest for resident students 12 years old and younger. This year the theme is “Life in Soil: Dig Deeper.” There are cash prizes of up to $100 for essay winners. Call 806-481-3311 x3 for poster board and entry forms.

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Please consider donating to the United Way and help our community continue caring for others. The United Way is accepting money donations at the Interbank.

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St. Teresa Catholic Church will be having a Turkey Dinner Sunday November 11 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The menu will be turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, dessert, coffee, and tea. The cost will be $12.00 for adult and $6.00 for children under 10 years of age.

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An AA meeting for the Parmer County area has been schedule for Thursday, November 15 at the Friona United Methodist Church located at 301 E. 8th street in Friona. The meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. and please use north entrance of the building on 9th street.

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The Aging and Wellness Workshop offered monthly is a growing fun event for seniors in the community as well as residents at Friona Heritage Estates. Fun filled thought provoking topics are discussed in a small group setting. Inspirational healthy topics aid seniors to develop and maintain positive habits that enable aging with grace and knowledge. Knowledge is power; thus, seniors feel embraced with good information, building relationships, and an optional healthy meal provided by Friona Heritage Estates. Please join us for a time of food, fun, fellowship and continue to age well with grace! For more information, please call Rhonda at Bluebonnet 247-0057 or Courtney at Friona Heritage Estates 250-5599. The event date for November will be Thursday November 15th at 10:30 a.m.. Then the event will go back to the regular date which will be held the third Friday of the month at 10:30 a.m. and the optional lunch is at noon. The place is the Friona Heritage Estates Dining Room. RSVP is appreciated the day before. RSVP to the number of 250-5599.

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Christmas in Friona will be on November 15, 16, and 17. Participating merchants will be Creative Chaos Boutique, Bi-Wize, Ivy Cottage, and Milk House Market. Stay connected through social media.

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Good job to the FHS Thespians for their amazing fall play of “Mid-Summer is Jersey”.

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Christmas in the park will be December 1 beginning with Santa’s arrival at 3:00 pm-5:00 pm. Lighted parade will begin at dusk. Be sure and enter your lighted float, bicycle, golf cart, walking stick or just yourself. Write your letters to Santa in advance and give them to the elves.

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Adopt a tree, go by the chamber office and pick out your special tree to decorate. Voting for best dressed tree will be done by canned foods to be donated to the Friona Food Bank. The tree with the most canned goods will be the winner of the traveling Christmas tree. The best dressed

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Just a reminder the chamber is still issuing Texas license tags. They are unable to issue farm tags or semi-trucks. Friona Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture 621 Main Street, Friona, Texas 79035, Phone: (806) 250-3491 ,Fax (806) 250-2348