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Nebraska Winter Texan Breakfast

A Nebraska Winter Texan Breakfast will be held Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 W. Nolana Loop, Pharr, at 8:30 a.m. No reservations required. For information call Ray Fink 402-733-8972

Activity Directors Meeting

The RGV Activity Directors will meet Jan. 7 at 1 p.m. at Park Place Estates.

Armstrong Rubber, Pirelli and Titan Retirees

Retirees of Armstrong Rubber, Pirelli and Titan Tires will meet for lunch at Anne’s Restaurant, 221 W. Business 83 in San Juan on Wednesday, Jan. 7, at 11 a.m. For information call Dick Overholser at (515) 262-7791, or Al Ensley at (515) 360-5992.

Good Sam RV Club

All members of the Good Sam RV Club will hold a rendezvous at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 8, at Peter Piper Pizza, 1043 Expressway 83, Alamo. For more information call Ray Fink at (402) 733-8972.

Rio Grande Quilt Guild

The Rio Grande Valley Quilt Guild will meet Saturday, Jan. 10, at 9:30 a.m. at the South Texas College Auditorium in Weslaco. Call Floria Flores at (956) 648-4833.

Bremer County, Iowa

Residents of Bremer County, Iowa will have breakfast Jan. 9 at 8 a.m. at Danny’s Restaurant, 122 W. Tom Landry, Mission. For questions call Sam Smith at (319) 269-9308.

Polish-American Club

The Texas Rio Grande Polish-American will meet Jan. 11 in Harlingen at 1:30 p.m. The event usually includes social time, a meal and a short presentation of topics of Polish nationality and interest. Everyone welcome. Please call Marion Janik at (956) 212-2973 to make a reservation. The meeting is at Emerald Grove RV Park on SE corner of Bass Blvd. and Bus. 83 in Harlingen.

Douglas County, Minnesota

Residents of Douglas County, Minn. will meet Jan. 13, at 12:30 p.m. at Ann’s Restaurant in San Juan. For information call Bernice Schmitz at (320) 420-1347.

Magic Valley Retirement P.E.O.

Magic Valley Retirement P.E.O. Group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 13, at noon at the Echo Hotel, Edinburg. Lunch served at 12:15 p.m. followed by meeting and program. For reservations call Lynne Kephart at (563) 419-1619.

Upper Valley Home Owners Association

The Upper Valley Home Owners Association will meet Wednesday, Jan 14, at Twin Lakes RV Park, 301 N Shary Rd., at 9 a.m. for tax purposes.

Treasure Lake

Treasure Lake Resort in Branson Missouri will have a Winter Texan Reunion Wednesday, Feb. 4, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Victoria lams Restaurant in Donna. Buffet is $15. Reservations and payment due by Jan. 16.  Call Georgetta at (314) 540-2497 or Deb at (816) 590-2350.

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