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The Place is Argyle: Classic car show slated for Saturday

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Lynn Sheffield Simmons

A classic car show with live music and children's activities will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Oak Hills Community Church parking lot, 601 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle.

The event is sponsored by Argyle Town Council candidates Todd Mankin and Ronald Schmitz and mayoral candidate Donald Moser.

Some of the vintage cars to be displayed are a 1937 Chevrolet Master Deluxe, 1955 Chevrolet Nomad, 1967 Ford Mustang , 1957 Chevrolet Belair and 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle, 1971 Chevrolet C10 pickup and more.

For more information contact, Mankin at tmankin75@gmail.com.

Argyle Spring Clean-Up set for Saturday

The Argyle Spring Clean-Up is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St. The clean-up is for Argyle residents only and proof of residency is required.

Residents can dispose of household hazardous waste, electronic waste and household goods, but Freon must be removed. There will be on-site document destruction and tire recovery — no more than four tires per household.

Applications available for Back-To-School Program

Applications are now available for the Argyle Community Civic League's Back-to-School Program.

The Argyle Community Civic League, Incis a nonprofit organization that raises funds for children with financial needs living in the Argyle area. The Back-to-School program supplies the children with back-to-school clothes, shoes, backpacks and school supplies before the beginning of school.

ACCL also supplies those same children with clothes and toys at Christmas through the Angel Tree program. This year, Cross Timbers Church in Argyle will supply shoes and socks, while the Argyle United Methodist Church will provide school supplies.

Applications are available at each of the Argyle ISD school nurses' offices: Rynn Randall at Hilltop Elementary, Traca Maestas at Argyle Middle School, Kris Wildeveld at Argyle Intermediate School and Sherrie Thompson at Argyle High School.

The applications are to be completed and returned to the nurses' offices by Monday, May 22, along with the following documentations: valid personal identification with photo; birth certificate for each school-aged child requesting assistance; proof of current income with either pay stub, Social Security insurance, child support, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or government assistance, mortgage or lease, electric, water and gas bill, food stamp award letter and email address.

Those wanting to contribute to the ACCL Back-to-School program financially or volunteer to help with the shopping or for more information, contact Kris Wildeveld at 940-464-5100, ext. 4004.

Organizations

Argyle Chamber of Commerce meets the third Tuesday of every month for breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Lantana Golf Club, 800 Golf Club Drive. The chamber office is located inside Point Bank, 302 U.S. Highway 377. For more information, visit www.argylechamber.org or call 940-464-9990.

Argyle Lions Club meets the first Tuesday at noon at Coffee Tree Café, 144 Old Town Blvd. in Argyle and the third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., with the board meeting at 7:30 p.m., at Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St. For more information contact Deborah Cottle, dcottle@temporah.com

Argyle Senior Center meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Community Room at Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St. with exercise beginning at 10 a.m. followed by card games at 11 a.m. The ASC has a monthly luncheon on the third Friday of every month at noon. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish. Anyone age 55 and older is welcome to attend. For more information, call Stella at 940-464-7438 or Karen at 940-464-0506.

Keep Argyle Beautiful meets the second Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Argyle Town Hall. Keep Argyle Beautiful preserves and enhances the town's natural environment through educational and motivational programs, and special events. For more information, visit www.keepargylebeautiful.com or email Deborah Cottle at dcottle@temporah.com.

LYNN SHEFFIELD SIMMONS is the founder and past president of the North Texas Book Festival Inc. She is the author of 10 children's books and two history books on Argyle. Her website is www.argylebooks.com. She can be reached at lynn@argylebooks.com.

Featured image: This 1937 Chevrolet Master Deluxe is one of several vintage cars that will be displayed at a classic car show, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot at Oak Hills Community Church in Argyle.
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