Ribbon-cutting set for The Hair Lounge

The public is invited to a grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting for The Hair Lounge, 2408 Clear Creek Road, suite 104, Killeen, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the salon.

The Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce Central Texas will host a business mixer. For more information, call Geri Schwartzman at 254-423-6673.

Temple College adds more courses

The Temple College Division of Business and Continuing Education is offering new courses this fall to help people obtain more career skills.

Introduction to Blueprint Reading, American Sign Language for the Workplace, Introduction to Data Networks and a course in dietary management are a few of the more than 30 classes being offered.

Other courses are in the areas of health professions, business and marketing, computer applications, information technology, accounting and finance, human resources and leadership, and communication and language.

All classes are in Berry Hall on the main Temple College campus.

For more information or to register, go to www.templejc.edu/BCE or call 254-298-8625.

Cove furniture stores celebrates 67 years

Ledger Furniture, 104 E. Avenue D, Copperas Cove, is celebrating 67 years in business as a family store, which was started in 1950 by Lovett Ledger. It was sold 10 years ago to Stephen Branch.

For more information about the company, call 254-547-1027.

Nutrition store supports Fort Hood troops

TKO Nutrition and Smoothies, 1001 W. Veterans Memorial Blvd., suite 101A, recently shipped a care package to soldiers deployed overseas to Kandahar Airfield.

The shipment included handwritten letters, nutritional products from their store and personal care items.

Travel agency donates fees for school supplies

Journeys Travel Associates, 600 N. Main St., Salado, recently announced a charity partnership with Sandals Barbados to benefit Milton Lynch & Assessment Christ Church Primary Schools.

A $19.95 service fee on any travel booking will be used to purchase school supplies and sports equipment for those schools.

For more information about the charity, call Patti Riley at 254-220-4920.

Killeen company welcomes new employee

Pop-A-Lock of Killeen has recently added Daniel Perdue to its roadside assistance technician team. For more information about the company, call 254-554-9966.

Temple company celebrates 40 years

Hawkins Personnel Group, 5 Meadowbrook Drive, Temple, is celebrating 40 years in business, staffing entry-level light industrial to senior-level professional employees.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Hawkins at 254-778-9911 or liz@hawkinspersonnel.com.

Compiled by Jennise Colin Ventura

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