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Event planned to raise funds for historic chapel

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC

The directors of the Polly Texas Pioneers Association will host “Celebrate a Bandera Texas Legend: Jose Policarpio ‘Polly’ Rodriguez” Saturday, April 23. The fundraising event will be held at the historic Polly’s Chapel located off of Privilege Creek Road.
The festivities will begin with an inter-faith service, followed by a luncheon, a history symposium and an auction.
Young people can participate in the event by going to TexasTejano.com to download a picture for entry in a coloring contest.
The organizing group welcomes volunteers to help with the cooking and the auction.
Auction items may be dropped off at the Courier office at 1210 Hackberry or call Mike Hopkins at 847-815-8766 for pickup of larger items.
Funds raised will be used to renovate the windows and doors of the church.
Go to TexasTejano.com for more information on sponsorship of this historic event or to volunteer.