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Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 4:30 am

Pitch, Hit & Run

Copperas Cove City Park is the location for Copperas Cove Parks & Recreation’s Pitch, Hit & Run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5. Call the parks department at 254-542-2719.

Music Educator Award

Applications are now being accepted for the second annual Music Educator Award. The award is presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation. To nominate a local teacher for this national award, go online to GRAMMYMusicTeacher.com. Deadline for nominations is March 31. The award is open to current music teachers, and anyone can nominate the teachers.

Nursing Scholarship Program

The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 8577 will participate in the Nursing Scholarship Program for the Department of Texas Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW. This year, Texas will provide three scholarships: First place is $2,000, second place $1,500, and third place $1,000. Submit a double-spaced typewritten 300 words or fewer essay on “Why you chose a nursing career.” All entries need to be submitted to Joyce Weideman by Tuesday. Any nursing student accepted as a nursing senior for fall 2014 academic session qualifies as long as the following applies: Student must be attending a Texas college or university, must be a U.S. citizen and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. Application forms and instructions may be obtained from LA 8577 Nursing Chairman Joyce Weideman at 254-383-8809.

Young American Patriotic Art contest

The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 8577 is accepting entries for the Young American Patriotic Art competition. Participants must submit entries to the scholarships chairman or the Ladies Auxiliary president by Monday. The art scholarship competition is open to high school students in Texas, including home-school students. Foreign exchange students are not eligible. Call Karen Kaylor at 254-547-5619 or go to www.ladiesauxvfw.org.

Copperas Cove 4-H

The Copperas Cove 4-H will hold its April meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cove Church of the Nazarene, 964 W. U.S. Highway 190. Brandon Crawford will be the special guest speaker. Crawford is the preserve manager for the Barton Creek Habitat Preserve, which is a part of the Nature Conservancy. He will speak about the work he does at the preserve to protect two endangered species of birds.

Sign-up for 4-H online at www.4honline.com.

Citywide garage sale

Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host a citywide garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 5 in downtown Copperas Cove on Avenue E & Main Street. Rain date is April 12. Space is available for $25 for a 12-by-12 area. Contact the Chamber of Commerce for more information or for food vendor pricing.

Easter Egg Round-Up

The City of Copperas Cove Parks and Recreation Department will have the 2014 Easter Egg Round-Up from 9 to 10 a.m. April 12 at City Park, 1204 West Avenue B.

The event will be divided into three age categories: 9 a.m. for children 0-3 years of age; 9:20 a.m. for children 4-7 years of age, and 9:40 a.m. for children age 8 to 12. Call Parks and Recreation at 254-542-2719.

Pancake breakfast fundraiser on April 5

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill at 2525 E. U.S. Highway 190 will host a pancake breakfast to benefit the Copperas Cove Association for Challenged Citizens, Inc. from 8 to 10 a.m. April 5. Tickets are $8. Call Barbara Burt 542-6880.

Easter Egg Round-Up

The City of Copperas Cove Parks and Recreation Department will have the 2014 Easter Egg Round-Up from 9 to 10 a.m. April 12 at City Park, 1204 West Avenue B.

The event will be divided into three age categories: 9 a.m. for children 0-3 years of age; 9:20 a.m. for children 4-7 years of age, and 9:40 a.m. for children age 8 to 12. Call Parks and Recreation at 254-542-2719.

Pancake breakfast fundraiser on April 5

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill at 2525 E. U.S. Highway 190 will host a pancake breakfast to benefit the Copperas Cove Association for Challenged Citizens, Inc. from 8 to 10 a.m. April 5. Tickets are $8. Call Barbara Burt 542-6880.

Compiled by Jeri Wood

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