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Fund-raiser planed for Mexican Colony Park A fund-raiser is scheduled for July 25-26 for the Mexican Colony Park project at the park on Highway 87 North. There will be volleyball and horseshoe tournaments held on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Trophies and plaques will be awarded to first and second place winners. Volleyball teams must have six players, plus one alternate. A $5 donation per player will be required. The horseshoe teams must have two people per team and a $10 donation per team is required. For more information on the games contact Chris Medrano at 792-1264 or Hope Nandin at 792-1040. On Saturday, July 26, a Luau carnival will be held at the park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be games, a cake walk, face painting and more. Tickets may be purchased for $3 for 10 or $5 for 20. There will be a dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with Lupe Moreno as D.J. East Sweden Homecoming scheduled The East Sweden Annual Homecoming is scheduled for August 2-3. Sandwiches, ice cream and dessert will be served at the community center at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Music will be provided for entertainment. On Sunday, August 3, a short devotional will be held at 11 a.m. at the church. A catered barbecue lunch will be served for $6 a plate at the community center at noon. Multi-class reunion planned for Rochelle exes The Rochelle High School graduating classes of 1989-94 will re-unite for a day of fun, fellowship and reminiscing at the Heart of Texas Bible Camp in Brady on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and catered lunch plates will be available for purchase. Anyone with addresses or phone numbers of graduates from the above mentioned classes is asked to contact Jane Penn at 325-463-5349 or Melissa (White) Hail at 325-597-8300 (leave message if no answer). E-mail responses can be forwarded to or Due to an increased number of motel reservations during the Labor Day weekend, bunkroom-style lodging will be available upon request. Contact Mrs. Hail for more information.

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