Friday, Jan. 24
Possum Kingdom Water Supply Corp. is accepting nominations for its Board of Directors through Friday, Jan. 24.
Interested parties should contact the office at 940-779-3100 to obtain an application form. Voting will be done through mailed-in ballots for members who cannot attend the annual meeting and at the meeting which will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at the PK Water Supply Office, 1170 Willow Road, PK Lake.
Free Health Fair
VFW Post 2399, in Mineral Wells, will hold a free Health Fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at the post, 1400 SE VFW St.
Health screenings will include blood sugar, blood pressure, pulse and blood oxygen levels and more.
Veterans can bring DD214 for VA help with benefits.
The event is open to the public.
Those planning to attend the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce Casino Night are asked to RSVP by today, Friday.
The event will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the chamber, 362 N. FM 2353.
The evening will feature blackjack, roulette, Texas hold 'em and craps with a $500 jackpot and cash prizes to the top three winners.
Food and snacks will be provided, BYOB.
Monday, Jan. 27
Mineral Wells VFD Awards
The Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual awards banquet beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at the Southside Church of Christ, 1401 SE 25th Ave., Mineral Wells.
Tuesday, Jan. 28
Palo Pinto County Republicans will host an introduction of Republican primary election candidates Tuesday, Jan. 28.
A Dutch treat dinner will be available at 6 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 7.
State Rep. Jim Keffer will be the guest speaker.
For information, call Barbara Upham, 940-79802665, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Feb. 14
The PK Women's Club is hosting its third annual Valentine's Dinner at PK Lake beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, 362 N FM 2353.
Tickets are $20 per person or a table seating eight for $150 for the BYOB evening.
Tickets must be purchased by Tuesday, Feb. 11, and credit cards are accepted.
Call 940-390-2154 or 972-841-9664 for more information or to purchase tickets.
Saturday, Feb. 22
Salsa Barons' Ball
Tickets are now on sale for the Salsa Barons' Ball to be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Palo Pinto Sheriff's Posse Building in Mineral Wells.
Pulido's will serve a fajita dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. while guests enjoy participating in a silent auction. After dinner there will be a live auction orchestrated by Ross Bandy of Texas Auction Realty in Weatherford. A grand prize of $1,000 will be given to some lucky ticket holder.
Tickets are $100 for two people. To purchase, call 254-672-5738 or 940-325-7100 and leave a message. Sponsorships are also available at those numbers.
The Inland Divers Association is now accepting applications for membership.
It is a non-profit organization in the interest of preserving and developing scuba diving at Possum Kingdom Lake, located at 3203 Redbird Road, next to Lakeside RV Park. For more information, visit www.inlanddivers.org, Facebook or phone 817-874-0083.
The Graford Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary is compiling a cookbook. Auxiliary members are asking for local residents to submit recipes. Those can be taken to Titan Bank or call 940-682-1566.
Come out to VFW Post 2399 in Mineral Wells on Tuesday nights and enjoy good food and fellowship for only a $5 donation per plate. Check out www.vfwpost2399.org/Pages/PostCalander.aspx for upcoming menus.
The Possum Kingdom Lions Club asked that medical equipment on loan that is no longer being used be returned to the Lions Club Building, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, or to Charlie's Angels Tuesday or Thursday mornings.
For additional information, contact Alan Fires at 940-779-4336 or 432-940-4903.
PK West Thrift Store
Want to donate items? Want to save money? The PK Westside Volunteer Emergency Services "Garage Sale" Thrift Store is the answer.
For donations, sales or questions, contact Sue at 940-549-6526, Judy at 940-549-5733 or Linda at 940-549-8101. All donations are tax deductible and sales benefit the volunteer fire and ambulance services.
The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary welcomes those who have a few hours a week to volunteer.
Contact any member for information. Donations for flea market sales are accepted 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays at the Lions Club Building, 142 La Villa Road.
The auxiliary is no longer accepting mattresses or box springs. Do not leave donated items outside the fire station or Lions Club.
To make arrangements to leave items at the Lions Club, call Rita, 940-452-0052; Kathy, 940-468-2178; Lynn, 940-779-2768; or Jon Carol, 940-329-8368.
Invitation to Join
The Graford Fire and Ambulance Auxiliary invites those interested in membership to attend any of the organization's meetings, held at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. For more information, call Bonnie Ramsey at 940-664-5431.
Spay, Neuter Assistance
Got more pets than money? Financial assistance for spay and neuter services is available from the Palo Pinto County Humane Society.
In addition, the organization needs foster homes for pets pending adoption. Contact Nancy at 214-906-4563 or Sherry, 940-325-3686, for information.
Old Jail Museum
The Old Jail Museum will be closed until the first Thursday in March.
Tours can be scheduled by calling Ann Reagan, 940-659-2555.
A Breast Cancer Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Texas Windmill Cafe at Gordon.
For information, call Nancy O'Donald, 254-693-5554, or Tommie Zoeller, 254-769-2475.