The Argyle Police Department is encouraging Argyle residents to organize their neighborhoods by having a block party with activities and food to participate in this year's National Night Out scheduled for Oct. 3.
The Argyle Police Department will support participating neighborhoods with promotional materials and a visiting officer to come to the event.
The annual event is to bring neighborhoods and law enforcement together to increase the awareness of issues affecting their neighborhoods and specifically targeting:
— Crime and drug prevention awareness.
— Support for local anti-crime programs.
— Partnerships to strengthen neighborhoods and the police/community.
— To send a message to criminals by letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
For more information, contact the Argyle Police Department at 940-464-7254.
The Argyle Lions Club meets at noon on the first Tuesday of every month at Coffee Tree Café, 144 Old Town Blvd. in Argyle, and at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month following a board meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St. For more information, contact Deborah Cottle via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 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 in PointBank, 302 U.S. Highway 377. For more information, visit www.argylechamber.org or call 940-464-9990.
The 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 Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in PointBank, 302 U.S. Highway 377. Keep Argyle Beautiful preserves and enhances the town's natural environment through visit educational and motivational programs and special events. For more information, visit www.keepargylebeautiful.com or email Deborah Cottle at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEATURED PHOTO: Argyle High School has a new drill team this school year called the Majestics. The team consists of eleven members and is directed by Haley Martinez, who also teaches dance at both Argyle Middle School and Argyle High School.