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The Sand Storm Volleyball Tournament supporting the FHS girls volleyball team will be this Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Reeve Lake Sand Volleyball Court. A $6 meal consisting of hamburger, chips, water, and cookies will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 8th at Reeve Lake. Go Support the Squaws!!

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The 11th Annual Pudge Kendrick Memorial Golf Tournament will be July 27-28 at John Pitman Golf Course in Hereford. Signup is now open at the Pro Shop in Hereford.

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It’s time for Cheeseburger Festival cook team signups! You may find rules and registration forms at the Friona Chamber of Commerce office on Main Street or online at friona-chamber.com. The first 20 (paid) teams will be able to compete, and entry is non-refundable.

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The Friends of the Library Book Shoppe, located at 119 West 6th, will change hours due to lack of air conditioning. From June through September, the book shop will be open Thursday mornings from 10-12.

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A Friona Community Blood Drive will be conducted by Coffee Memorial Blood Center on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 12 noon until 7 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 1500 N. Cleveland.

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Good Job to Marco Monreal as represented Friona in the 15th Annual ASCO All-Star Classic football game last Saturday night at Lowery Field in Lubbock!!

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The city’s roll-off box will be open this weekend from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday.

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The 50th season of the Friona Fine Arts Council’s Summer Drama Workshop will begin on Monday, July 8, for elementary and junior high students in the Friona High School Auditorium. The elementary show will rehearse from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for two weeks. The junior high show will rehearse from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The high school actors will kick things off on Sunday, July 7, at 7:00 pm in the Friona High School Auditorium. They will rehearse in the evenings from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. The cost will be $25.00 per participant.

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National Days

June 6: National Drive In Movie Day

June 7: National Chocolate Ice Cream Day and National Doughnut Day

June 8: National Best Friends Day, National Name Your Poison Day, National Rosé Day

June 9: National Children’s Day, and National Donald Duck Day

June 10: National Iced Tea Day, and National Black Cow Day

June 11: National Making Life Beautiful Day, National Corn on the Cob Day, and National German Chocolate Cake Day

June 12: National Red Rose Day, National Jerky Day, National Peanut Butter Cookie Day, National Loving Day

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“A smile is happiness that you’ll find right under your nose.” – Tom Wilson