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Ellis County

Thursday, March 5

Women For Hire Career Expo

The Women For Hire Career Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sheraton Dallas, formerly the Dallas Adams Mark (free admission). Meet with 50+ employers at Dallas most popular recruiting event for professional women. Register in advance for an early morning seminar with Tory Johnson, Women For Hire CEO and GMA Workplace Contributor! Business attire and resumes required. Free resume critiquing. www.womenforhire.com.

Saturday, March 21

Women For Hire Work From Home Expo

The Women For Hire Work From Home Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre. Meet face-to-face with national and local exhibitors to learn about at-home career opportunities. Get expert advice from inspirational speakers who will empower you to make money on your own terms. Raffles and giveaways, business casual attire, free admission and parking. www.womenforhire.com or call 212-290-2600.

Ennis

Wednesday, March 11

MAAG meeting

The MAAG will meet at FUMC in Ennis, they will share in a fellowship lunch at 11:30 a.m. They will the be educated by the Ennis police on the many forms of theft and abuse on individuals and learn means of protecting themselves. For more information please call 972-875-7491 or 972-878-4069.

Friday, March 13

K of C Fish Fry

There will be a K of C Fish Fry with all the trimmings including drinks at the KC Hall in Ennis on Friday, March 13 serving from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All plates $8 here or take out. Public invited.

Maypearl

Saturday, March 7

The Texas Independence Day Celebration & Cowboy Gathering

The Texas Independence Day Celebration & Cowboy Gathering will be held three miles north of Maypearl off FM 157. Google: "458 Smith Road Maypearl, Texas 76064." See us at

www.myspace.com/jackson holetexas. There will be live Texas and Western music, cowboy poetry, chuck wagon cook-off contests, pony rides, petting zoo, vendors, face painting, antiques, music and hiking. $10 at the gate; $10 per campsite.

Midlothian

Wednesday, March 11

Understanding copyrights and patents

Navarro College Small Business Development Center will sponsor a session discussing copyrights and patents on Wednesday, March 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Citizens National Bank Community Room located at 310 N. 9

th St. in Midlothian. The cost of this workshop is $20. Pre-registration is required, as seating is limited. To register, call the Navarro College SBDC at 903-875-7667 or email sbdc@navarrocoll ege.edu.

Monday, March 16

Mass Care overview

There will be a Mass Care Overview class held on Monday, March 16 at the Midlothian Fire Department located at 100 W. Ave F. from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The purpose of this basic level disaster services training is to provide an overview of the activities performed by the Mass Care group in support of a disaster relief operation.

Disaster Action Team workshop

There will be a Disaster Action Team workshop held on Monday, March 16 at the Midlothian Fire Department located at 100 W. Ave F. from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. This workshop prepares individuals to become part of the Disaster Action Team, which responds to local disasters. Includes information on disaster vehicles, communication equipment and necessary paperwork.

Red Oak

Every Wednesday

Red Oak Public Library holds Story Time

The Red Oak Public Library will hold Story Time every Wednesday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, March 10

Science fair

Red Oak Intermediate is having a Science Fair/Fine Arts showcase from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11

JAVA at the

junior high

Red Oak Junior High will be holding JAVA in the library from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Its an opportunity for parents and staff to visit.

Thursday, March 12

Come and Go Coffee

The Red Oak High School will be holding a Come and Go Coffee in the gym foyer from 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. Its an opportunity for parents and staff to visit.

School Open House

Wooden Elementary is from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Eastridge Elementary is from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Red Oak Elementary is from 6 to 7:45 p.m., 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. for PPCD, TLC, PK, Kindergarten and first grade and 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. for second, third and fourth grades; Shields Elementary 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Kindergarten, first and second grades are from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., PTA meeting is from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and third and fourth grades are from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday, March 13

ROHS soccer holds 2nd Annual Charity Game

The ROHS soccer teams will hold their Second Annual Charity Game on Friday, March 13 at the high school. All proceeds from t-shirt sales and raffle will go to St. Jude Childrens Hospital. They will also be hold a canned food drive to benefit a local outreach center. Anyone coming to either the boys or girls games on Friday, March 13 will get in free if they bring 3 canned food items.

Waxahachie

Friday afternoons

Games at Sims Library

For several years, Sims Library has offered chess on Friday afternoons for area youth. They are now adding different games to this fun time at the library. Along with chess and checkers, participants will be able to play Sorry, Uno, Skip-bo and Boggle. If you have a favorite game, bring it along. Ages 10 and under play from 3 to 4 p.m. and ages 11-18 play from 4 to 5 p.m. every Friday afternoon.

Tuesday, March 10

Starting a small business

The Navarro College Small Business Development Center will sponsor a free workshop on How to Start a Small Business from 10 a.m. to noon at the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce located at 102 YMCA Drive. This workshop is free but pre-registration is required as seating is limited. To register call the Navarro College SBDC at 972-937-2174 or email sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.

Thursday, March 12

Sales tax workshop knowing your responsibilities

There are some very common questions about taxes on the minds of business owners and those questions will be answered during a workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce located at 102 YMCA Drive. The cost of the workshop is free and will be presented by the State Comptrollers Office. To register, call Navarro College SBDC at 972-937-2174. Or email sbdc@nav arrocollege.edu. Pre-registration is required as seating is limited.

Thursday, March 26

How to get government contracts

The Navarro College Small Business Development Center will sponsor a workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce located at 102 YMCA Drive. The cost of this workshop is $25 and pre-registration is required as seating is limited. To register call the Navarro College SBDC at 972-937-2174 or email sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.

Tuesday, March 24

The Texas Roadmap: Writing a Winning Business Plan

The Navarro College Small Business Development Center will sponsor a workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce located at 102 YMCA Drive. The cost of this workshop is $20 and pre-registration is required as seating is limited. To register call the Navarro College SBDC at 972-937-2174 or email sbdc @navarrocollege.edu.


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