Donations needed

The Waxahachie Senior Citizens Center is getting ready for its annual garage sale fundraiser. Furniture, household goods, toys and children's clothing are needed to make the sale a success. Tax-deductible donations are now being accepted. Drop off donations at the center, which is located at 219 Patrick St., from 8 a.m.-noon weekdays.  Pickup for large items can be arranged for city residents by calling 972-937-8271.

Weight Watchers

Beginning March 31, Weight Watchers will no longer have its weekly meetings at Ferris Avenue Baptist Church.  The new location will be New Life Worship Center, 1320 Brown St. The schedule will remain the same: at 9:30 a.m. Mondays and at 6 p.m. Tuesdays.  

For further information, call Linda Smith at 972-923-1021.

Charity Day at Belk

Charity Day occurs twice a year at Belk, located at 1540 N. U.S. Highway 77, Waxahachie. The next Charity Day is from 6-10 a.m. May 3.

Nonprofit organizations that would like to participate can call 972-937-0347, ext. 203.

Early voting for runoff election

Early voting will run from Monday-Friday, March 31-April 4 for the Democratic and Republican runoff elections. The last day to apply for a ballot by mail (received not postmarked) is April 1.

The runoff election itself is Tuesday, April 8.

Scholarship deadline

Ellis Hill Association of Realtors will award two $1,500 scholarships through its Fred N. Stones Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Scholarships will be awarded to qualified high school seniors who are graduating from schools located in Ellis or Hill counties and are pursuing a business major or real estate-related career.

An application is available at The deadline to apply is April 1.

For more information about the scholarship or on how to make gifts to the scholarship fund, contact Gina Six at 972-938-9481 or