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The Presbyterian Women of the First Presbyterian Church of San Marcos will be serving luncheon at the Charles S. Cock House Friday, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The menu will include their popular chicken cordon bleu, rainbow salad, croissants, assorted deserts, tea and coffee. All of the proceeds of the weekly luncheons go to the Heritage Association of San Marcos. 

Daughters of the American Revolution’s 126th birthday was Oct. 11. Their chapter in San Marcos celebrated the birthday last Saturday with a garage sale to raise funds for scholarships at the VFW in San Marcos. From left to right are: Kay Burton, Helen Cox, Ruby Keegan, Jan Golick and regent Lynda Dawson. PHOTO COURTESY OF BRIAN GOLICK

Sherie Clarkson is the owner of the “Ye Olde Thyme Herb Shoppe.” Clarkson has been growing herbs for more than 30 years. Through her store, Clarkson does educational programs and sells herbs and herb products at festivals. She has been a member of the Waco Herb Society since 1992, serving as president and is also a member of the Herb Society of America. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in agricultural journalism and worked as an agricultural editor for Texas Farm Bureau in Waco. She now lives in Mason where she was raised and is a past president of the Mason Garden Club. PHOTO COURTESY OF SPRING LAKE GARDEN CLUB

Garden club to feature herbalist

The October meeting of the Spring Lake Garden Club will feature an expert herbalist. Sherie Clarkson will discuss and demonstrate “Growing and Using Herbs” on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 9:30 a.m. at McCoy’s Headquarters located at 1350 Interstate 35 North on the east access road.

Clarkson has grown herbs for more than 30 years and is the owner of Ye Old Thyme Herb Shoppe in Mason since 2005. She does educational programs and sells herbs and herb products at herb and art festivals. Clarkson is a member of the Herb Society of America. Plants will be available for purchase at the meeting.

AGE of Central Texas offering free caregiver seminar

AGE of Central Texas will host the free caregiver support seminar “Medicare/Medicaid Updates – Insurance Options for Seniors” on Saturday, Nov. 12. Part of the on-going workshop series to help family members effectively care for an older loved one, the free seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the AGE Building, located at 3710 Cedar Street, Austin.

TXST to host culture discussion

Texas State will be hosting “Building Bridges, Not Walls: Fostering Dynamic Mixing, Not Parochial Nativism Between the Cultures of the U.S. Southwest.”

They invite you to a conversation with John Francis Burke. Scholar and author of political science and religious studies, he currently teaches at Trinity University, and is the author of “Building Bridges, Not Walls: Nourishing Diverse Cultures in Faith” and “Mestizo Democracy: The Politics of Crossing Borders.” The books will be available for purchase after the program.



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