Eight Montague County nonprofit groups will be participating in Texoma Gives Day on Sept. 15.
Texoma Gives Day is a day of online giving to registered Texoma nonprofits. Its goal is to bring the region together to highlight the nonprofits that improve lives.
The Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation is presenting Texoma Gives Day, and it has secured sponsors to assist with “prize” money awarded during the day.
Online giving will be from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. to 146 registered nonprofits in 18 north Texas counties and six southern Oklahoma counties. Donations can qualify for matching “prize” money throughout the day.
Montague County registered nonprofits include: Nocona Senior Center, Nocona Ministries, Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum, Nocona Lucky Paws Animal Shelter, North Texas Society of History and Culture for the Nocona Playground Project, Easy Street Animal Shelter, Museum of the Stonewall Saloon and the James Bruner TK Ranch.
Anyone in the world can donate online during the day. For more on this event visit: texomagives.org.
Pancakes with Santa serves some 300 meals
Small town Christmas-Nocona style celebrated during the weekend
Nocona hosted its Small Town Christmas Nocona Style Saturday night. (Top) Dan Fenoglio created his own unique holiday sleigh for the parade. (Bottom) Bob and Kristal Ferguson, 2022 Mardi Gras King and Queen were dressed for the holidays to remind folks Mardi Gras Nocona Style is coming in February. (Courtesy photos)
Christmas in Forestburg this weekend
The community of Forestburg has kicked off its holiday season with a tree lighting on Nov. 30 with its Christmas in Forestburg activities planned for Dec. 9-10.
At 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 there will be a Community Movie Night in the Forestburg Community Center parking lot.
Christmas in Forestburg will be from noon to 7 p.m. on Dec. 10. There will be activities at the community center and around town. There will be free activities for the kids, vendors, and food trucks from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a lighted Christmas parade at 6 p.m.
The Forestburg Volunteer Fire Department will have a Christmas Street Dance, “Forestburg on Fire,” immediately following the parade from 6:30-11 p.m. in front of the fire hall. This is a free event, and donations will be accepted.
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