The Salvation Army is requesting donations of pies to be served with its Thanksgiving Day meal on Thursday.

The pies can be dropped off at the Salvation Army, 300 Webster Ave., anytime before Thursday.

To ask questions, call 756-7271.

Documentary screening

Waco Friends of Peace/Climate will screen the documentary “The Broken Moon: Climate and the Himalayas,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Poppa Rollo’s Pizza in Waco.

The event is free and includes pizza and salad buffet.

Bus to La Vega game

The La Vega High School football team will play King High School in an area playoff game on Friday at 2 p.m. at Heroes Stadium in San Antonio. A bus has been chartered for fans, which will depart at 9:30 a.m. from the athletics field house.

Fare cost is $35 per person (game ticket is not included) and light refreshments will be served.

Deadline for reservations is Wednesday at noon. Make reservations by calling Earline Keys at 722-7429 or Tony Torres at 424-1452.

Waco Rotary Club

Buddy Edwards, executive director, and Tammy Stevens, director of client services, present a program on Caritas’ 50th anniversary at the weekly meeting of Waco Rotary Club on Monday.

The clubs meets at noon at Waco Lions Den, 1716 N. 42nd St. Lunch costs $12. For more information, phone 776-2115.

Women’s Day of Prayer

Community leader Donell Teaff and newly-elected executive director of Texas Woman’s Missionary Union Tamiko Jones will be the featured speakers at the 2017 Women’s World Day of Prayer observance. The brunch will be held in the Great Hall at Truett Seminary on the Baylor campus at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 28, with the program at 10 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the Waco Regional Baptist Association Women’s Ministries/WMU and Truett. For more information or to make reservations for the complimentary brunch, call 749-5347 or email

Trib offices closed

The Waco Tribune-Herald offices will close Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. Offices reopen Friday.

Submit items for Briefly in printed or typed form to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco 76702-2588; fax to 757-0302; or email to

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