Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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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, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m. For information call Dick Overholser at (515) 262-7791, or Al Ensley at (515) 360-5992.

Magic Valley Retirement P.E.O.

Magic Valley Retirement P.E.O. Group will meet Tuesday, Dec. 9, 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.

Rio Grande Quilt Guild

The Rio Grande Valley Quilt Guild will meet Saturday, Dec. 13, at 9:30 a.m. at the South Texas College Auditorium in Weslaco. Call Floria Flores at (956) 648-4833.

Polish-American Club

The Texas Rio Grande Polish-American will meet Dec. 14 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. In December there will be a traditional Christmas Eve Polish dinner of WIGILJA. Everyone is welcome but please call Marion Janik at (956) 212-2973 or Ski Kurczeski (956) 781-to make a reservation. The dinner will be held at Emerald Grove RV Park on SE corner Bass Blvd. and Bus. 83 in Harlingen.

Good Sam RV Club

All members of the Good Sam RV Club will hold a rendezvous at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 11, at Peter Piper Pizza, 1043 Expressway 83, Alamo. For more information call Ray Fink at (402) 733-8972.

Activity Directors Meeting

RGV Activity Directors will meet at Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. at Bentsen Palms RV.

Magic Valley Stamp Club

The Magic Valley Stamp Club will meet Dec. 23 at 7 p.m. at Camelot in Harlingen. For information call Harlan Howell at (956) 202-1822.

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