October 2010

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Van, TX, October 30
Our store will donate to the MS Walk this year.

Ranch Rodeo & Concert – Tyler, TX, October 30
This rodeo and concert featuring Daves Highway raises money for Tyler Type 1 Diabetes Foundation.

Rockwall ISD – Rockwall, TX, October 30
Our store will donate to the Celia Hays Fourth Annual 5K Run.

United Way of Union County – El Dorado, AR., October 30
Our stores pledge to the annual campaign in Union County.

Fall Kick-off Tournament – Tyler, TX, October 29-31
We will contribute to the Tyler Soccer Association’s annual tournament.

NAACP – Pine Bluff, AR, October 29
The NAACP’s 19th annual Dove Freedom Fund Banquet supports youth programs and scholarships in Pine Bluff.

Tyler Parks and Recreation Department – Tyler, TX, October 28
We will donate to the 10th annual Family Fall Fun Festival at Glass Recreation Center.

Union Hill ISD – Gilmer, TX, October 28
We will contribute to Red Ribbon Week to promote kids remaining drug-free.

East Texas Baptist University – Marshall, TX, October 26
Our stores are supporters of ETBU and donate to help enhance the quality of education for area students.

Christian Homes and Family Services – Tyler, TX, October 26
We are a Fall Dinner Sponsor to raise money for this group that helps provide foster care for children rescued from abuse, neglect and abandonment.

East Texas Food Bank Golf Classic – Tyler, TX, October 25
We will help sponsor the 17th annual event to “drive away hunger” at Twin Lakes Golf Course in Canton, Texas.

Brook Hill 14th Annual Golf Classic – Bullard, TX, October 25
Our store will sponsor a hole at the golf tournament fundraiser for Brook Hill School.

23rd Annual National Championship Barbecue Cook-Off – Meridian, TX, October 23
Our store will be involved in the largest cook-off in the county.

East Texas Down Syndrome Group – Gladewater, TX, October 23
We will contribute to the ninth annual “Buddy Walk” to raise funds for educational materials and support for families.

Chron’s and Colitis Foundation – Tyler, TX, October 23
We will be a sponsor of the north Texas chapter’s walk set for Tyler.

Bosque Bottoms Fun Run – Meridian, TX, October 23
We will help with this run and barbecue cook-off this fall.

DeSoto Regional Health System – Mansfield, LA, October 23
We donate to a dance and silent auction that helps raise money for additional healthcare equipment and programs.

Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy – Shreveport, LA, October 22-23
We will support the first “Giants Fall Classic” speech and debate tournament.

Tour de Goodwill – Shreveport, LA, October 23
We will donate to this exciting race sponsored by Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana.

Texas College Scholarship Program – Tyler, TX, October 22
We will donate to the 7th annual Homecoming Golf Classic to help raise scholarships.

Mineola Primary PTP – Mineola, TX, October 19
We support the students’ Fall Festival and Silent Auction.

Albany Chest ­– Albany, TX, October 18
Our store and employees will support the 19 organizations that help people in the Albany area each year.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Monroe, LA, October 16
We will donate to the Komen Race for the Cure that helps fight breast cancer.

Celebrate The Children – Commerce, TX, October 16
We will donate to “Celebrate the Children Fall Roundup Camp” that provides day camps for special needs children.

Silent Auction – Arp, TX, October 16
We will contribute to the volunteer fire department’s auction to help make Christmas brighter for the area’s needy children.

Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce – Whitehouse, TX, October 12
We are glad to contribute to the chamber’s teacher recognition dinner.

St. James Adopt-A-Family – Kemp, TX, October 11
Our store is proud to help out with the 11th annual St. James Adopt-A-Family Golf Tournament at Cedar Creek Country Club.

POW-MIA-Military Day – Monroe, LA, October 9
Prior to the ULM football game, the Skydivers Adventures Jump Team will bring in the game ball to honor veterans.

Walk Like MADD – Gun Barrel City, TX, October 9
Our store will donate to this walk in the fall.

Fire Ant Festival – Marshall, TX, October 9
We will be an Ant Trail Sponsor for the 28th annual event.

Kiwanis Raffle and Auction – Hideaway, TX, October 9
We will donate to the 25th annual fundraiser held in conjunction with Countryfest.

Lakeside 4-H Club – Troup, TX, October 9
We will donate to this auction fundraiser for students in the communities of Bullard, Troup, Whitehouse and Arp, among others.

Pilot Club – Winnsboro, TX, October 9
We donate to the group’s Tour de’ Trails Bike Ride/fundraiser.

Heart of Texas Shrine Circus – Brownwood, TX, October 8
Our store will give to help bring the circus to town again!

Thirteenth Annual Boo Benefit – Shreveport, LA, October 8-10
Our stores in Shreveport are excited to help out with this fundraiser.

Lumberjack Festival – Springhill, LA, October 8-9
Our store is proud to support this fun family celebration each year.

Emerald Bay MGA Champagne Member-Guest Invitational – Bullard, TX, October 7-10
This annual charity golf event raises scholarships for local students.

Twenty-Third Annual Daingerfield Days – Daingerfield, TX, October 7-9
Our store is a sponsor of this Chamber of Commerce festival that provides fun and entertainment for every member of the family.

Retro Walk and Roll – Tyler, TX, October 7
The Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County plans to host a RetroFest this fall.

Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce – Tyler, TX, October 7
We will contribute to the “Stars Come Out At Night” fundraiser.

Red Oak ISD Education Foundation – Red Oak, TX, October 4
We are a hole sponsor in the foundation’s golf tournament.

Wood County Extension Office – Quitman, TX, October 4
We will help sponsor Gold Star awards for 4-H students in Wood County.

Epps Basketball – Delhi, LA, October 4
Our store in Delhi supports the basketball programs at Epps High School.

Haughton Softball – Haughton, LA, October 4
We will again support Lady Bucs softball with an outfield fence sign.

Lakeview United Methodist Church Kids Swim – Shreveport, LA, October 4
We support a program that will give local children the opportunity to learn how to swim.

Western Days – Hallsville, TX, October 3-4
We donate to the “Battle of Fort Crawford” event at the festival in Hallsville.

Red River Revel – Shreveport, LA, October 2-9
Our stores will help sponsor children’s play areas at the revel once again.

Coal Miners’ Heritage Festival – Bridgeport, TX, October 2
We will sponsor the baking contest portion of this festival organized by the Chamber of Commerce.

VOICE – Corsicana, TX, October 1
Empowering families and children, this nonprofit group fights the growing problems of illegal drug and tobacco use among children and youth.

Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home ­– Monroe, LA, October 1
We proudly support the home’s programs in northeast Louisiana.

Daily Bread 4 Kids – New Boston, TX, October 1
We will contribute to the “Weekend Backpack Food for Kids” program here.

Malvern ISD – Malvern, AR, October 1
Our store will once again support the schools in Malvern with donations of funds and volunteer hours.

Wylie High School – Wylie, TX, October 1
Our store will sponsor a fence sign at the baseball field to support the school’s athletic programs.

Lake Country CASA – Sulphur Springs, TX, October 1
Our store is proud to support this group that helps at-risk children in the area.

Hallsville Education Foundation – Hallsville, TX, October 1
Our store once again has made a commitment to support Hallsville schools.

Friends of Sheriff’s Safety Town – Shreveport, LA, October 1
We will again contribute to this educational program for area children sponsored and coordinated by the sheriff’s department.

The 20th Annual United Way Silent Auction – Pine Bluff, AR, October 1
Our stores contribute to the Department of Community Corrections fundraiser helping the United Way.

2010 Bethesda Classic Golf Tournament – Tyler, TX, October 1
We will help sponsor this fundraiser for Bethesda Health Clinic set for Oakhurst Golf Course.

MusicFest – El Dorado, AR, October 1-2
Our stores will contribute to this event with an exciting lineup of entertainers and family fun.

Junior Achievement – Tyler, TX, October 1
We are glad to support the many programs Junior Achievement coordinates for young people in east Texas.

Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce – Crossett, AR., October 1
We will donate to the chamber’s second annual golf tournament as a hole sponsor.

Longview ISD Foundation – Longview, TX, October 1
Our stores will donate to the 2011 Lamplighters Awards Banquet.

Tyler ISD Foundation – Tyler, TX, October 1
We have agreed to support the foundation’s academic and teaching recognition event, as well as Teacher of the Year program, among others.

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