2014 News and Events from our Chamber Members!








Mondays and Fridays – The public is invited to participate in a Coffee / Social Group which is held at TASCA every Monday and Friday morning from 9:30-11:00 AM. Coffee is free; sodas and bottled water are $.50 each. Meet new people, chat, and enjoy socializing. For more information, call (903) 871-3217 or email TASCA at info@tasca.org.

Wednesdays – Whitehouse Recycle Center is open Wednesdays from 7-10 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to noon. Bring your recyclable paper, newspaper, cardboard, plastic, aluminum cans and tin cans. The Recycle Center is located on Railroad Avenue

Thursdays – Every Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon, the sounds of Willowridge Music cranks up for your Country and Western dancing pleasure at TASCA. Whether you enjoy a waltz, some boot scootin’ or just like to listen to the music, come join the folks at TASCA for a little daytime dancing. Admission is free for members and $1 for guests. TASCA is located at 10495 CR 2167 (Jim Russell Rd) in Whitehouse

Thursdays – The public is invited to a community Bible Study, hosted by On The “GO” Mission.org at Dillon’s C Store on Hwy 110 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm every Thursday night. The topic of Grace will be discussed.  Bring a Holy Bible if you have one, if not, one will be provided for you.  All are welcome!  For more information, contact Holly at 903 530-3955.

August 16 – Come and enjoy Country-Western dancing to the music of Hoss Huggins and the Ponderosa Band at TASCA’s 3rd Saturday C & W Dance. The next dance is Saturday, August 16th. Bring a snack to share and enjoy a fun evening. Admission is $5.00 per person. For more information, call (903) 871-3217 or send an email to info@tasca.org.

August 18 – Come to Tradition’s Restaurant on Monday, August 18th from 4pm until 8pm and help TASCA!  Dine in at Traditions and 10% of all proceeds will be donated to TASCA. The TASCA Board of Directors will be replacing Tradition’s waitstaff for the night. Come out and let us serve you!  Tradition’s Restaurant is located at 6205 S. Broadway Ave in Tyler.

August 20 – The Whitehouse YMCA is holding a Teen Connection workshop for ages 12 years to 15 years on Wednesday, August 20th from 7:00am until 3:00pm.  Discussions on volunteer opportunities, &work experience, a group workout, game and movie time.  Bring a snack lunch and a drink.  NO charge for members, $5 for guests.  Call the YMCA at 903 839-9622 for more information and to register your child.

August 21 - The elementary campuses in WISD will hold their “Meet the Teacher” events beginning Thursday, August 21st. 

  • Cain Elementary Pre-K to 2nd grade will meet 5:30-6:15pm on the 2st.  Cain Elementary 3rd to 5th grades will meet on the 2st from 6:30-7:15pm.  School supplies may be brought at this time or the first day of school. 
  • Brown Elementary kindergarten, 2nd and 5th grades will have a “come and go” event from 6-7pm on the 21st.  A sit down meeting for these grades will be held Tuesday, September 2nd from 5-6pm.  Pre-K, 1st, 3rd and 4th grades should plan on a “sit down” meeting with their teachers on the 21st.  Pre-K will be held at 5-6pm, 1st, 3rd and 4th grades will meet 5:30-6:30pm.
  • Higgins Elementary will hold an all grades “come and go” meeting from 5:30-6:30pm on the 21st.
  • Stanton-Smith Elementary will also hold “come and go” meetings on the 21st.  Pre-K to 2nd grades will meet 5:30-6pm, while 3rd to 5th grades will meet 6-6:30pm
  • Holloway 6th grade campus will host a “come and go” event on Friday, August 22, from 4-6pm.

August 23 - TASCA is holding a 50s sock hop on Saturday, August 23rd from 7-9:30pm.  Dance to 50s music, a little country and a little ballroom with DJs Kay and Dwain Spradlin, who are also coordinating a twist and a hula hoop contest, and best 50s outfit contest.  The cost is $7.50 for everyone.  Popcorn and sodas will be served, but feel free to bring snacks for your table.  Reservations required.  Call TASCA at 903 871-3217 for more information and to reserve your spot!

August 25 – First day of school for WISD  (Parents, you can insert a yippee here!)

August 26 - The Whitehouse City Council will meet in the Whitehouse City Council Chambers on Tuesday, August 26th at 6:00pm.

September 5-6 – The Lone Star Antique Tractor & Engine Association, Inc will be holding an Antique Tractor & Engine Show and Plow Day on Friday and Saturday, September 5-6 at the Chip McClain Place, FM 346 East in Whitehouse.  Same location as prior years.  The Plowing event will take place Friday only from Noon to finish.  Saturday all other events start at 9:00am.  There will be an Antique tractor parade, tractor pulls, a kiddie tractor pull, and children’s activities.  Home Depot will be on site with activities for the kids, there will be a barrel train ride and art projects.  For more information and/or directions contact Charles Parmley at 903 571-8767, or Stan Kindig at 903 595-3277

September 13 – The sixth East Texas Book Fest takes place on Saturday, September 13, 2014, in the Tyler Junior College West Campus located at 1530 SSW Loop 233, Tyler, Texas 75701. Some 60 Texas authors who write in many genres and for all ages will display their books and chat with readers. In addition, professionals will demonstrate and explain various literacy projects for children and adults. Other experts will lead seminars to make reading more meaningful and rewarding to all and help writers improve their craft and sales.  Deadline to register is August 9th, but space is limited in the clinic.

September 13 – Whitehouse First Assembly of God will be hosting a special day of worship and Bible teaching with Beth Moore live via internet broadcast on Saturday, September 13.  Early bird tickets are $30 and will include general admission, a box lunch, snacks and drinks.  Purchase tickets thru their website at www.mywfa.org.  Ticket prices go up to $40 after September 1st.

September 26 - The Whitehouse Class of 1984 is celebrating their 30th anniversary reunion on September 26th and 27th.  Contact theoneeyeddragon@yahoo.com for questions about the weekend activities. 




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