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Waco-area news briefs: Styrofoam recycling event set for Sunday

Waco-area news briefs: Styrofoam recycling event set for Sunday

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Buffalo Cornhole Tournament

The Buffalo Cornhole Tournament will be Friday and Saturday at the Leon County Expo Center. Registration will be available Friday at the door.

Public admission is $10. Following Friday’s competition, there will be a dance for competitors and spectators from 9 p.m. until midnight, featuring live music by Fly By Nighters band.

For more information, call 903-388-4930.

Troy vaccination clinic

First Baptist Church in Troy will host the Texas National Guard COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Team from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the church parking lot, 20 Church Ave.

The team will be distributing the Pfizer vaccine for anyone age 12 and up who wishes to be vaccinated. Vaccines are free to the public. No appointment needed, but participants should RSVP so enough vaccines are available for everyone who wants one throughout the day.

RSVP by calling 254-938-2582 or emailing the church at with how many people in your group will be receiving vaccines.

The second clinic is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 31.

Styrofoam recycling event Sunday

The Waco Friends of the Climate will hold a drive-thru Styrofoam recycling event from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot in front of Ocean Buffet, at the corner of Valley Mills and Waco drives.

Look for U-Haul trucks with recycling signs on the side. Donors are asked to wear masks and stay in their vehicles while volunteers remove the material from trunk and back seats. Styrofoam cups and other food containers, in addition to larger blocks and molded pieces are accepted. Packing peanuts cannot be accepted.

The service is free. For more information, email

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


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