Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, July 18, 2001
Thomasson attends Lions Camp
Thanks to the Lions Club of Texas, many children with physical disabilities
can look forward to an experience that all children dream about _ going to
summer camp! The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville offers special camping programs
that serve children who have physical disabilities and diabetes.
This summer, Jessica Thomasson of Pecos attended the Texas Lions Camp
in Kerrville. She was sponsored by Tom N. Rivera of the Pecos Downtown Lions
The Texas Lions Camp offers camping sessions to children ages seven through
16 who have visual, hearing, or physical disabilities. The camp offers a
wide variety of activities for campers' enjoyment, including arts and crafts,
field sports, riding horses, swimming, theater, and camping out overnight.
The camp is a nonprofit organization, funded by the Lions of Texas and private
donations. Children attended the camp at no cost to themselves or their families.
Further information and camper applications may be obtained by contacting
a Lions Club member in your area or by contacting the Texas Lions Camp at
P.O. Box 290247, Kerrville, Texas 78029-0247; V/TDD (830) 896-8500; fax:
(830) 896-3666. The Texas Lions Camp can also be found on the World Wide
Web at www.lionscamp.com.
Vacation Bible School set
West Park Baptist Church, 6th and Eddy Streets, will be sponsoring
Vacation Bible School, beginning July 23 until July 27.
Theme for the event will be Truth Trackers and the groups will meet from
8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Bible school is for children in kindergarten through 6th grades
and everyone is welcome to attend.
Special service planned
Marshall Townsley, Pastor of Believer's Center of Albuquerque, will be
ministering at Odessa Christian Faith Center at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 25.
Pastor Marshall has a heart for the people of God, teaching with a special
emphasis on the grace of God, encouraging believers to rest in His unchanging
Odessa Christian Faith Center is located at 8860 Andrews Highway.
Nursery and Children's Church are provided.
For more information call 368-7714.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 915-445-5475, FAX 915-445-4321
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