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International Paper Distributes 1,000 Trees to Orange Homeowners

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International Paper Distributes 1,000 Trees to Orange Homeowners
Pictured L to R: Ed Barr, Mill Manager; Faith Brammer, Mill Communications Specialist; Mayor Larry Spears Jr.

Through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Tree Recovery Campaign, International Paper was able to distribute 1,000 trees to homeowners in Orange and surrounding areas on Saturday, October 26.

These trees will help beautify the community and replace trees that received damage or were destroyed by recent years of weather devastation.

The City of Orange would like to thank all those who helped create another successful event in downtown Orange.

 

W.H. Stark House Reopens For Holiday Tours

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W.H. Stark House Reopens For Holiday Tours

After an extensive restoration of both exterior and interior spaces, the Nelda C. & H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation is happy to announce the re-opening of The W.H. Stark House for 2019 Holiday Tours.

All restoration elements have been painstakingly researched to showcase the House as it was in its prime. We invite you and your family to share the holidays with us in this exciting new chapter at The W.H. Stark House.

2019 Holiday Tour Dates:

November 29th, 30th & December 1st
December 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, & 21st

Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Tours are free but require an online reservation. Please consider bringing canned goods and non-perishable items to benefit the Southeast Texas Food Bank this holiday season.

Online registration opens on November 1, 2019, at 8 am.

Click here to register.

 

 

Orange County United Way Hosting 2nd Annual Chili Cookoff Fundraiser

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Orange County Receives $51,171 for Food and Shelter Programs

Orange County United Way is hosting its second annual Chili Cookoff on Thursday, November 7t, 2019,  from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m at the Dow Business Center (formerly DERA).  Last year this event was held for their Corporate Partners on Chemical Row. This year they are expanding to include ALL local businesses.

Pre-orders will be accepted by Friday, November 1, and you will pay only $7 for a bowl of chili, crackers and soft drinks or bottled water. Chili is $10 at the door.

Pre-orders will be provided by Old Orange Cafe. Delivery will be available for pre-orders of 10 or more.  Wristbands for $20 are available to taste all the chili entries and receive one bowl of chili, crackers and a drink. Participants will meet and greet partner agency representatives and have a chance to win door prizes. All chili proceeds benefit United Way of Orange County.

For questions or to pre-order contact 409-883-3598 or email unitedway@uworangetx.com.

 

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