Civic Clubs & Service Groups
Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That’s because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.
Our 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members make us the world’s largest service club organization. We’re also one of the most effective. Our members do whatever is needed to help their local communities. Everywhere we work, we make friends. With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors who don’t have enough to eat and with people we may never meet.
Here is a link to our local chapter information. HERE
The Pink Ladies are a service group that is located Mon-Fri inside the Seymour Hospital that have contributed over 50 years of service in Seymour! Volunteers work 2 hour weekly shifts in the gift/snack shop. Monies raised go to a variety of good causes: 2-3 $500 scholarships towards students entering the medical field, help to purchase medical equipment, and donations to hospice. The Pink Ladies also help with blood drives and have a booth at Ag Day in April and Cruisin’ the Brazos in August.
The Pink ladies are always in need of new volunteers. If you are interested in joining this service group you may pick up a form at the Pink ladies Station in the Seymour Hospital. You must be at least 18 years of age. Yearly dues is $2 for an active member and $5 for inactives.
March marks their Annual Luncheon where Doctors and head personal attend, new officers are elected, and service hours are tallied.
Please contact Clara Gibson at 940-889-6944 for more information.
Beginning in 3rd grade, children can start to participate in life-skill groups ranging from sewing and cooking to photography and Riflery and, of course, show animals. There are many opportunities for our youth to grow and learn with the 4H program. To get more information about the programs offered, please contact the Baylor County Agri-Life Extension Agency at 940-889-5581 or go to their website here. You can also connect to 4H thru Facebook.
There are 3 TEE groups in Seymour that meet once a month individually and once a month as a council. These groups exchange useful information in the areas of nutrition, health, leadership, family resource management and also participate in a variety of community service projects by helping others and making our community a better place to live. Club members make new friends as they learn about family life, money management, clothing, child development, community leadership and other life skills. You’ll get hands-on experience through workshops, on tours, at club meetings and fairs and through community service. TEE is in partnership with the Texas Agricultural Extension Service and the Texas A&M University System. Contact the Baylor County Agri-Life Extension Agency at 940-889-5581 for more information.
The Seymour Arts & Enrichment Council is dedicated to the development and encouragement of the arts in Seymour. Please contact Donna Fest at 940-889-6245. Follow us on FACEBOOK!
The Meals on Wheels Association of America is the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 U.S. states, as well as the U.S. Territories. All told, there are some 5,000 local Senior Nutrition Programs in the United States. These programs provide well over one million meals to seniors who need them each day. Some programs serve meals at congregate locations like senior centers and some programs deliver meals directly to the homes of seniors whose mobility is limited. The Seymour Meals on Wheels provides both services. For more information about volunteering, please contact Linda Gilbreath at 940-889-5111.
For more information, please call Mary Kay Fair at 940-347-0023.
The Ministerial Alliance is a cooperation of many churches in town working together to meet the various benevolent needs in the community as well as transients. The pastors and leaders that form the Ministerial Alliance meet once a month for lunch and discussion at the Seymour Rural Health Clinic the first Thursday of the month. For more information please call 940-224-1380.
The Baylor County Historical Commission meets on the second Monday of each month at 12:00 NOON at the Baylor County Historical Museum. Membership is composed of citizens interested in preserving our Baylor County history and heritage. The major project is the operation of the Baylor County Historical Museum, located at 116 N. Washington, Seymour, Texas. Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday, 1pm-5pm and by appointment at other times. Mailing address is: PO Box 544, Seymour, Texas 76380. For further information, call the museum, 940-889-6780, or contact Janice Vita Thornhill, 940-888-3748, or Mary Kay Fair, 940-347-0023.
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Becoming a Knight of Columbus can transform your life. As a Knight, you have the opportunity to support your parish, give back to your community, grow in your faith and gain exclusive access to our top-rated insurance program to protect your family. These are just some of the reasons to become a Knight. We are a band of brothers, a network of men in communities around the world dedicated to doing good in the service of God and our neighbor. For more information you can contact James Loran at 940-636-7695.
We meet the 3rd Thursday of every the month (March-October) as of right now. Times are 7:00pm at the Moore barn. However, we may not have a club this year due to the low lake levels. We will meet March 20th to decide what we are going to do. We still plan to have the kid’s fishing on May 3rd. Follow us on FACEBOOK!
For more information please contact David Howell at 940-889-3164.
For more information please contact Janice Knezek at 940-867-7523 or email@example.com
For more information please contact Lita Slaggle at the Baylor County Free Library 940-889-2007 or via FACEBOOK.
Baylor County Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy. Baylor County Crime Stoppers provides a telephone number (940-889-8477) and Web Tips to encourage citizens in the community to volunteer vital information helpful to law enforcement agencies to fight against crime.
Busted in Baylor County Motorcycle Rally – Service Group
Busted in Baylor County Motorcycle Rally Service Group was created in 2012 and they raise funds through their efforts for Relay 4 Life, local Scouting programs, other non-profits, and local needs. In addition to their annual rally, the BIBC also does BBQ plate fundraisers, haunted house in October, and softball tournaments. If you would like to join their local efforts, please contact Jon Hrncirik at 940-256-0743 or via FACEBOOK.