A hot dog lunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, in front of the City Auditorium. The benefit lunch will help with the medical expenses of Rhonda Rogers, wife of Altus Police Officer Mike Rogers. Cost of the lunch will be $3 and a donation jar will be available for any other donations.
Area veterans who have questions about VA benefits or need service work done can meet from 8:15 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Duke Store and Cafe.
Prince of Peace Church's annual garage sale will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Everyone is cordially invited to come and eat breakfast, too. All proceeds will go toward scholarships. If you would like to donate items, please call Elsa at 482-8675.
Sunday Afternoon Music (S.A.M.) debuts at First Presbyterian Church at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at 208 E. Cypress. The public is invited to attend this free concert by area church musicians. A varied program of vocal and instrumental music will be presented.
Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group Inc. RSVP/Communities of Promise Clown Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at The Towers, 101 E. Commerce. For more information, call 482-4141.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteer classes will begin Sept. 25. All paperwork must be completed before attendance can begin. Applications can be picked up from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Altus NBC Bank, 123 W. Commerce St. #122. For more information on how to become a volunteer, call 482-4600. CASA volunteers speak up for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the court.
Altus Chapter 33, Disabled American Veterans and Unit 33, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary will have a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Towers meeting room. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.
ABY Pop Warner League will hold their first youth football games from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Altus Junior High football field. Following the event, they will hold a kickoff celebration at the Altus Rotary Center, which will include a barbecue dinner. The cost for the dinner is $5. All proceeds will go to benefit ABY Pop Warner League for future equipment purchases.
Altus Chapter 33, Disabled American Veterans and Unit 33, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary will have a dance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Altus Community Center on Falcon Road. There will be refreshments for purchase. The Twilight Traders Band will provide the music. Admission is $5 for singles, $8 per couple. All proceeds will help the chapter to provide assistance to veterans in the area.
Habitat for Humanity will hold a meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Altus Rotary Center for all interested in becoming a Habitat homeowner. The meeting will present information about Habitat for Humanity Altus Area Inc.
Prince of Peace 2nd Annual Four Seasons Banquet and Auction will be held Oct. 14 at the Best Western, 2804 N. Main St. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, or call 482-3363. Don't delay, tickets are limited for this gala evening.
The Altus Hispanic Association will be hosting a Co-Ed Softball Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 14, at Davis Park in Altus. Entry fee is $125. Team trophy and T-shirts for 1st and 2nd place. 15 (max) player roster, 10 (min) players to start, five men and five women on the field at all times, can bat 12 but must bat six women and six men in alternate positions. This is a fund-raising event to help sponsor 40 students for a trip to OU for a campus tour. For more information, please call Perfecto Garcia at 649-8101 or Raul Guerra at 471-6509, or visit www.aha.20m.com.