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2015 Event Photos


HAPPY NEW YEAR





Merry Christmas from The Stinson House
Our Annual Year-End Officer Installation and Christmas celebration was held at the Stinson House in the Quitman Historic Park.  An Ugly-Sweater contest was a definite hit of the day.


CASA
Each year LCN plays Santa to the children in the Rains County Court Appointed Special Advocate system.





































Fall Fashion Fling
Did someone say shopping?  Members and women of the community had the opportunity to have a light lunch and browse through women's fashions and accessories.  Just in time for that early Christmas gift purchasing.






































Kick Back, Relax, andBingo
LCN Members and Friends had a great time playing bingo and enjoying a pot-luck luncheon of salads and desserts.

 
Veteran's Thank YouEvent 2015
Stinson House Lunch and Tour
Georgia McLain and Yolie Robledo hosted the group at the Stinson House on June 4th.  The lunch was delicious and the tour very informative about the Stinson and Hogg families.
Scholarship Reception
The 2015 Alba-Golden, Rains, and Yantis ISD scholarship recipients and their parents were treated to a reception at the Emory Baptist Church.  A light meal was served.  This year, we increased the dollar amount of each scholarship to $1500 minimum which reduced the number of recipients, but increased the value of the scholarships for the recipients.
Savor the Flavor
Great Food, Great Music, Great Fun!!
Ba-Da Ba-Da Bunco
A fun event with food and Bunco.  Proceeds to help fund the Veteran's Thank You in July.
Library Information Meeting
March 12, 2015
LCN wants to thank Ann Hancock from the Rains County Library and Cindy Cooper, President of Friends of the Library, for your very informative presentation today during the LCN meeting. Ann discussed e-books and described the process of using them. Cindy discussed Friends of the Library and the programs of the Meadows Room including Summer Reading, Art Contests, etc. LCN Member Linda Rowland also discussed the goodreads.com website and how to join the East Texas Library Friends book club.
Thank you to the hostesses, Jane Dillon, Kathie Ruiz, and Linda Rowland, for putting together an extremely interesting and very informative meeting.
We should be proud of our Rains County Public Library.
l to r, Cindy Cooper, Jane Dillon, Linda Rowland, Ann Hancock, and Kathie Ruiz
Mardi Gras and Valentines 2015
Our largest fund raiser for our Edie LeFevre Scholarship fund was a huge success.  Thank you to all who attended or supported in some way.
The Andrews Center in Emory, Texas was given $1000 in support from Lake Country Neighbors.  The center was selected to receive the proceeds from our New Year's Eve Fund Raiser.  For more information about the Andrews Center, go to www.andrewscenter.com.
L to R:  Cindy Grace, Andrews Center Chief of Operations, Mary Hall, LCN VP of Events, Pam Bowden, LCN President, Josh Chartier, Andrews Center Emory Clinic Director, and Waymon Stewart, Andrews Center CEO. 
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