Around The County

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Pawhuska Journal-Capital
Around The County

BENEFIT TO HONOR DEMOSS GRANDSON

A Cajun-themed dinner and auction has been scheduled for Sept. 30 at the Pawhuska Elks Lodge.

The benefit event is being held to honor Trase Reesing, grandson of Richard and Dee DeMoss.

Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and costs $10, with all proceeds going to the family. The meal will consist of jambalaya, cornbread, salad, dessert and a drink.

Tickets can be purchased from Shelly Hurd, Jon Marie Wilson or any Pawhuska High School cheerleader. They also are available at Citizens Bank and Lowry’s.

BEDLAM BLOOD DRIVE SET FOR SEPTEMBER 24

Every donor at the upcoming Bedlam Blood Drive in Pawhuska will receive an Oklahoma or Oklahoma State t-shirt, and be given a chance at winning free tickets to this year’s OU-OSU Bedlam football game.

Oklahoma Blood Institute has scheduled the drive for Sept. 24 at the Pawhuska Elks Lodge. Persons wishing to schedule an appointment may do so online at obi.org or by calling 877-340-8777.

Donors must be 16 years of age or older. All blood types are being accepted.

HALLOWEEN EVENT PLANNED DOWNTOWN

Halloween Trick or Treat Night is planned for historic downtown Pawhuska on Thursday, Oct. 30.

Between 5:30-7:30 p.m., participating businesses will be handing out candy to kids dressed in Halloween costumes.

MONGER BROS. TO CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY

Monger Bros. Auto Supply, 301 W. Main, will be holding an 11th-anniversary celebration on Friday.

Drawings and prizes are scheduled throughout the day and food will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Among the bargains will be sales on tools and filters.

ELEMENTARY BOOK FAIR CONTINUES THROUGH THURSDAY

Pawhuska Elementary Book Fair began Monday and will continue through Thursday, Sept. 18. Featuring books for early readers through middle school, the book fair is open from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, so parents can drop in when they come for Parent/Teacher conferences.

CHAMBER PRESENTS ‘FOOD FOR THOUGHT’

The Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce presents, “Food for Thought,” an energetic lunch and learn series designed to provide meaningful networking and professional development.

The topic of discussion will be “The Fred Factor,” presented by Tonya Foreman and Tara Gotwalt from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Pawhuska Business Development Center. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the program will begin at noon.

Please contact Cindy Helmer, chelmer@tctc.org or 918-287-3357, to reserve your spot for the professional development and free lunch.

PHS BASEBALL TO HOLD RAFFLE

The Pawhuska High School baseball team is currently fundraising for its spring season by raffling a Yeti cooler with several accessories.

Tickets cost $10 apiece and need to be purchased from players or their parents before Friday’s football game. The winning ticket for the cooler will be drawn Oct. 3.

SPONSORS SOUGHT FOR ROCKET LAUNCH

Merchants/individuals interested in sponsoring drawings or contests for the upcoming High Frontier 11 rocket launch can drop contributions off at the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce office, 210 W. Main.

Online contributions can be made through the Tulsa Rocketry website: http://tulsarocketry.org/donate/.

Tulsa Rocketry will be providing the amateur rocket launches Sept. 26-28 at Pawhuska Municipal Airport.

Rocket flights are to begin around 9 a.m. and continue until about 5 p.m. A special “Night Launch” is set for Saturday at around 8:30 p.m.

More information can be found on the High Frontier page of the Tulsa Rocketry website: http://tulsarocketry.org/high-frontier-11/.

Questions also can be directed to Hal Ellis at 918-760-9754 or via email at hal121@cox.net.