Free class teaches women about car care

On Wednesdays through Nov. 20, Danny’s Transmissions, 110 B S. Fort Hood St., Killeen, is offering a free class to women from 10 a.m. to noon.

“Learn to Know Your Vehicle” will offer a free road test and participants will learn how to check all fluid levels and watch for early warning signs of trouble.

Call 254-634-1056 for more information.

M. Clare Haefner

Free seminar on buying a home set for Saturday

The city of Killeen’s Community Development Division–HOME Program, along with Ronald Cooks with Connect Realty and Kawanda Polk with The National Banks of Central Texas, will conduct a free first-time homebuyer seminar from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center in the Community Development Training Room (802 N. Second St., building E, next to Head Start).

Reservations will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday. Call 254-501-7842.

Translators for Korean and Spanish are available with 72 hours’ notice.

Deb Moore

CenturyLink offering teachers grants in Texas

The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program is taking applications through Jan. 10.

The grant program is open to public and private school teachers in CenturyLink’s service areas.

The foundation will award more than $1.4 million in grants to support technology in the classroom through the 2013-2014 Teachers and Technology program, according to a news release.

To learn more about the program or to apply for a grant, go to

Deb Moore

Resource center plans business seminars

The Central Texas Business Resource Center plans the following workshops in October:

BANKROLLING YOUR BUSINESS: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. This workshop covers information about funding sources available for businesses, including grants and loans, and how to qualify for funding. Cost is $25.

FACEBOOK 101 FOR BUSINESS: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Facebook is an effective networking and marketing tool that can create awareness and connect your business or organization with your community. This session will cover the basics, statistics and trends. Cost is $25.

Reserve your seat at least one day in advance. Call 254-200-2001 or email All classes are conducted at the Killeen Workforce Center, 300 Cheyenne, Killeen.

Deb Moore

Heights chamber announces upcoming scheduled events

Ribbon-cutting for Memorial Christian Academy, 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, 4001 Trimmier Road, Killeen.

Diversified Insurance ribbon-cutting 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, 300 E. Farm-to-Market 2410, Suite 103, Harker Heights.

Women In Business, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Texas Tumblers, 323 Indian Trail, Harker Heights.

For more information on events, call 254-699-4999.

Deb Moore

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