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2013 Jet Basketball Camp will be held on May 20th and 21st from 5:30 to 7:30pm Each Night. The Jet Basketball Shooting Camp will be a shooting/offensive skills camp. This camp will allow young players the opportunity to go through shooting drills and learn the techniques of proper shooting form. The Jet Basketball staff will run the camp, and the campers will have interaction with the Jet Basketball team. The camp will be for students entering into the 3rd grade through the 8th grade. Each camper will receive a Jet T-Shirt as well as participate in various competitions for other Jet prizes. The cost will be $25 for each camper. This year each camper will be tested with our 94fifty* System. This is the system we use to measure ball handling skills and shooting form for our players. For more information please call Coach Will Foster at CCHS 484-6194 or 248-3220.
*Space is Limited to the 1st 75 players*
This is a great opportunity to meet the Jet coaching staff and interact with the current players. Checks should be made out to the "CCHS Jet Tip-Off Club", with a memo Boys Basketball Camp.
Pleasant Hill Community Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Testing hosted by Uplands Village and PHES Tuesday May 21, 2013 between 1pm - 5 pm Bone Marrow Testing (quick swab in the mouth) For an appointment visit redcrossblood.org enter sponsor code: Pleasant HillOr call Jean Ann Mayberry @ 931-797-7674 Walk-ins welcomed, appointments have priority For eligibility questions call 800-Red-Cross
Are you turning 65 soon and confused about Medicare benefits and choices? The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is conducting a free class at the Sparta/White County Library on May 22, 2013 from 10 am- 1pm. Classes will consist of training on Parts A, B, C & D, as well as Medigap policies and ways to prevent Medicare fraud. SHIP is a federally funded program administered through the Area Agency on Aging & Disability. Please call SHIP at 1-877-801-0044 to reserve a seat.
Dog Obedience Classes
New 10 week Classes on Wednesday evenings begin on May 22 at the Fair Park Senior Center. Beginner Basic Obedience Class is at 6pm, Conformation Class at 7pm and AKC Rally Novice Class at 8pm. For more info about the classes check out the web site at: www.hollycoveacademy.com or call 788-1478. To Pre-register to guaranteed space sign up call Fair Park at 484-7416.
Rise of the Guardians will be showing in the Cumberland Meeting Room of the Art Circle Public Library on Thursday, May 23 at 1 pm. The library is located at 3 East 1st Street in Crossville and for more information, please call 484-6790.
Girls county wide soccer tryouts for the 2013-2014 season for grades 5th – 8th will be held Thursday, May 23rd from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at Duer Soccer Complex. Each girl needs to bring cleats, shin guards and water. For more information, please contact Kathy Hamby at 265-4663.
Lady Jet Basketball Camp for grades 3-8 is May 23-24 from 5-8pm. There will be Individualized instruction from former pro trainer/coach, former college athletes, former players, trainers, and Lady Jet coaching staff. Guest speakers include - Bob Dawson - "Dr. Doom's Basketball" & former NBA shooting coach & scout. Leroy Hammonds - Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame. All campers get a specially designed certificate and t-shirt, designed by the one and only Kim Herring. Prizes and Awards will also be given. Parents and family members are invited to attend. Seating and concessions will be available. Registration forms are available in CCHS front office or via school mail. Early registration is $30 & $35 on May 23rd. For more information call or contact Coach Radhika Miller at 931-337-1559.
the Jamestown Rotary Club's 57th annual chicken festival, Scheduled for Saturday, May 25th 2013, chicken to be ready at 11AM, to be held at the:
Fentress County Fair Grounds
641 Fairgrounds Rd
Jamestown, TN 38556
The festival is being expanded to include a full day of activities, and of course the best grilled chicken on the Plateau.
Planned activities include:
5K Chicken Run & 1 Mile Fun Run-For more information contact Kara Brannon at 931-704-0475 or email@example.com
Corn Hole Competitions
Beauty Pageant ages 1 day to age 21. Pageant to start that morning.-For more information contact Angie Starr at 931-267-7437,
Registration forms can be found at www.jamestownrotary.org
A Memorial Day Craft Show will be held in Lake Tansi, Crossville on May 24th & 25th from 9 AM to 4 PM outside of the Thunderbird Hall. Breakfast and Lunch will be available. All proceeds from the sale of breakfast and lunch will be donated to Hospice of Cumberland County Tennessee. Other activities are planned for these 2 days. If you would like to have a spot to sell your crafts, Please call or Email Roy at 931 788 1280 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The residents of Renegade Mountain are inviting you to an Open House Saturday May 25th, beginning at 12 noon (CDT). Follow the signs to our registration center. We'll be hosting our tour of homes- some of which are for sale. Meet our Real Estate team, Builder and Developer. Free guided tours of the mountain, fishing tournament for kids under 16' corn hole tournament and 4 and 18 wheeler rides. We'll end the day at 5 pm with a cookout and potluck dinner.The Renegade entrance is located at the Crab Orchard exit ( I-40, exit 329), 2 miles east on U.S. 70. For more information contact us at email@example.com, on the web at www.renegademountaincc.com or call 931-200-2411. Life elevated at 2700 feet.
Like good music? Come to the Jammin at Hippie Jack's Music Festival May 23 – 26, 2013. Stay for a day, or the whole weekend. Performances by: Darrel Scott, Tim O'Brien, Mary Gauthier, Kevin Welch, Farewell Drifters, Malcolm Holcombe, Ben Bullington, Jimmy Davis, Kenny Vaughn Trio, Doug & Telisha, Jay Clark, Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart, Tim Easton, The Lonetone, Flea Market Hustlers, Little Johnny Kantreed, Naughty Knots, Greg Horne, Barstool Romeos, Karen E. Reynolds, and more. This family friendly event includes: camping, yoga, live music, arts and crafts, food vendors, a creative children's play area near enough to the music to both listen and watch your small ones, a patrons pickin' stage, and nightly bonfire. Bring chairs, sunscreen, bug spray, flashlights (the farm is dark at night), a hat, shades, warm weather cloths, cool weather cloths, your instruments (many of the campsites serve as impromptu performance areas,) and anything else you think you'll need to enjoy a weekend in the country, but no pets please. The "River Stage" will host music all day. The main "Sundown Stage" will host the evening headliner, which will also be recorded as part of the national Jammin at Hippie Jack's public television series. Sit in with like-minded pickers, perform, listen, and forget your worries. Located next to the Obey River in a small hollow, this event is, truly, off the beaten path! No cell phone coverage here! You can bring them, but they won't work. Full Weekend Pass $70/ Day Pass $25/ Campsite $30/ Children under 12 free!
Tuesdays at the Movies: Two different movies are shown every Tuesday in the Cumberland Meeting Room of the Art Circle Public Library for FREE. The first is at 10 am and the second is at 2 pm. Everyone is welcome. The movies for May 2013 is as follows:
May 7 - Tender Mercies / Lincoln
May 14 - Wait Until Dark / Les Miserables
May 21 - Tea With Mussolini / The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
May 28 - Places in the Heart / Hyde Park on Hudson
For more information, call Charlie at 484-6790 ext 223.
The 12 Noon Concert Series that is held on Wednesdays in the Art Circle Public Library's Cumberland Meeting Room
May 2013 Schedule is as follows:
May 1 - Brian Bacon & The Festival Chorale of Fairfield Glade
May 8 - Terri Utsey: Palace Singer & Entertainer
May 15 - Sarah Morgan: Dulcimer Artist
May 22 - Terry Henderson Sings The Golden Oldies
May 29 - The Hall Family Quintet from Monterey
All concerts are free and open to the public and will last about 45 minutes. For more information, please call the library at 484-6790.
A free Community Seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29 on the benefits of massage therapy. It will be at the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Complex at Crossville from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room.
The facility is located at 130 Woodmere Mall on Highway 127. The general public is invited.
Barbara Sutch, RN, LMT, will speak about Reflexology, which is massage therapy for feet. She has been a therapist for ten years, following a 30-year nursing career.
Beth Cunningham, AA, LMT, has worked in the massage therapy field for 26 years. She will discuss her specialty, neuromuscular massage. She will also speak about Reiki, a hands-on energy balancing and healing technique. She is also certified as an Aroma Therapist.
Jean Cheely, LMT, BS, MS, and a former teacher, will speak about lymphatic drainage massage and Thai Massage. She has been a massage therapist for ten years.
Jamie Cox, LMT, will demonstrate the Hot Stone Massage.
"Smooth flat stones are heated and put on key points of the body, usually on the back, in the palms of the hands, or in the arch of the foot. The heat warms and relaxes muscles, improves circulation and calms the nervous system," Cox explained.
"Then I give a regular massage," she added.
In addition to the program, the therapists will bring specialized chairs and give massages during the program.
A drawing will be held for free massages during the seminar.
A Welcome to Medicare Class will be held on Thursday, May 30 from 12 noon to 3 pm in the Cumberland Meeting Room of the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. Are you turning 65? Are you confused about what your choices with Medicare will be? UCDD's SHIP program will be holding a "Welcome to Medicare" class to explain in detail what benefits and rights you are entitled to. Call SHIP for a reservation today at 1-877-801-0044.
The Art Circle Public Library 2013 Children's Summer Reading Program presents "Wild Goose Chase" Theater Puppet Show will be held on Thursday, May 30 at 2 pm in the Cumberland Meeting Room. Children ages 11 and under must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver.
The Plateau Corvette Club invites all area Corvette owners to its monthly meetings held the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Dave Kirk Automotive Body Shop, across Hwy. 127 from the dealership. Join them and meet new people as events are planned which all Corvette owners can enjoy. For more information contact Coy Watson at 459-4976, or visit the web site at plateaucorvetteclub.com
Wild Goose Chase Theater Puppet Show will be held on Thursday, May 30 at 2 pm in the Cumberland Meeting Room of the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville.
The City of Crossville is asking for your support in keeping the annual 4th of July Celebration alive in Crossville. Public donations are accepted for a special account that has been set aside by the Crossville City Council to finance the 2013 Fireworks Show and kid's activity area. Funds raised will be matched by the City Council. Drop off donations at the Crossville City Hall building on Main Street -make checks payable to "City of Crossville Fireworks"
the 2013 Children's Summer Reading Program at the Art Circle Public Library "Dig into Reading" is a free program and is open to all children ages newborn to 11 years old with early registration May 13 to May 31 in the Children's Library. All program information is available in the Children's Library. Children and their parents/caregivers are invited for a summer full of reading, crafts, stories, songs, movies and performers. Weekly themes are as follows:
June 3 - 8 -- Dig into Science!
June 10 - 15 -- Dig into Insects!
June 17 - 22 -- Dig into Storytelling!
June 24 - 29 -- Dig into the Past!
July 1 - 6 -- Dig into Celebrating America!
July 8 - 13 -- Dig into the Garden!
July 15 - 20 -- Dig into Animal Houses!
For more information, contact the Children's Library at 484-6790 ext 228.
SHIP is seeking professional volunteers to help provide local one-on-one benefits counseling in their own communities. Volunteers are trained on Medicare-focused benefits through a two-day course and are also cross-trained on Medicare fraud, waste and abuse through the SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) Program. Volunteers are asked to give two to three days a month and will feel richly rewarded through helping the aged and disabled beneficiaries of the Upper Cumberland. If you would like more information on being a volunteer for your community through SHIP and SMP, please call (931) 476-4142, or toll free (877) 801-0044. SHIP and SMP Programs are administered locally through the Upper Cumberland Development District in Cookeville and is a Title VI compliant agency.
The summer orientation dates are as follows incoming freshmen at Stone Memorial High School: Stone Elementary is Tuesday, May 28th; North Elementary is Wednesday, May 29; Pine View/Crab Orchard and non-SMHS feeder schools are Thursday, May 30th and Homestead Elementary is on Friday, May 31st. Orientation is 7:30 until 1pm. Breakfast and Lunch is free for all students. Parents are asked to register their students in the main lobby. There will be a 15 minute presentation by Principal Maddox for parents. Coffee and snacks will be provided
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoint on Friday, May 31 from 10 to 11 pm in Cumberland County on Highway 70 East at Village Way.
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in honor of Crossville resident Jay H. Patterson on May 31 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The drive will be held at the Abundant Life Church of God of Prophecy in Crossville.
The Friends of Cumberland Mountain State Park and staff also will host an "Overnight" Junior Ranger Camp June 7-8 for ages 13-15. The camp begins at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 7, and ends at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. During the camp, Junior Rangers will learn about nature and the environment, along with the fundamentals of camping and rock climbing. Activities will include Camping 101, Leave No Trace, Rock Climbing 101, hiking and a service project. The fee is $30 per child, which includes a T-shirt, badge and certificate. Lunch and dinner will be provided on Friday, along with breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Campers should bring their own equipment. Space is limited to the first 10 applicants. On June 10-14, a Junior Ranger Day Camp will be held at the park for ages 8-12. The camp begins each morning at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. On Friday, camp begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m. During the camp, Junior Rangers will learn about nature and the environment through activities such as canoe trips, a Birds of Prey program, astronomy, hikes and a service project. The fee is $25 and includes a T-shirt, badge, certificate and dinner on Friday night. Space is limited to the first 30 applicants. A "Junior" Junior Ranger Day Camp will be held June 17-19 for ages 5-7, with similar activities. The fee is $25 per child and includes a T-shirt, badge and certificate. Camp begins each morning at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. Space is limited to the first 20 applicants. The application deadline for each camp is June 1. Applications are available at the park office or by visiting www.cmspfriends.com.
Dolly Parton's Cumberland County Imagination Library 2013 Birthday Party will be held on Saturday, June 1st, 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. at the Art Circle Library, 3 East Street in Crossville. The program includes Ident-A-Kid Fingerprinting, Free Ice Cream – Storytelling, Model Railroad – Cat in the Hat, With Music by Marty Gibson. Registration is at 9:45 A.M. All children five years of age and under are welcome to this free event.
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1015 is hosting an All Veteran's Tribute Festival and Powwow May 31 - June 2, 2013. There will be Luck-of-the-Draw, Head Man: Daily Pick, Head Lady: Daily Pick, Host Drum: Na-Ma--Wo-Chi, Head Veteran: Kip BearCrowe Poore, Native American arts and crafts, dancing and drums, storytelling, flute playing, historic encampments, military displays, and much more. For more information, please contact Dan Taylor at 248-9969, Buck Carr at 260-5033, Dana Sappier at 287-8927, or Robert RedHawk Eldridge at 865-360-4359. No alcohol, drugs, guns or attitude.
Do you know someone who has improved their properties in the last few years, despite the tough times? Maybe they've spruced up the exterior of their home, done some great landscaping, cleaned up an overgrown yard, cut down and cleared away some dead trees, or planted flowers, or maybe its you that's cleared away some old "stuff" that you realize you didn't really need…and now you're neighborhood looks amazing! The City of Crossville wants to hear all about it! The City of Crossville's Beautification Committee is accepting nominations to thank its citizens for making our community as attractive as it can be. Mail your nomination to: "Making Crossville Beautiful" at Crossville City Hall, 392 North Main Street, Crossville, TN, 38555, or email Billy Loggins, at firstname.lastname@example.org before Monday June 3rd.
The Lady Jet soccer team will begin summer practice on Monday, June 3 from 5-7 pm at the CCHS soccer field. They will practice every Monday-Friday at the same time until Friday, June 21. The Lady Jets will be coached by Jeremy Conner. Any girl wishing to play soccer needs to have a current physical dated after April 15, 2013 in order to participate. Please call Coach Conner with any questions at 261-4726.
Memorial Baptist Church, located at 1858 Sparta Highway, will be hosting a Vacation Bible School on June 2nd thru 6th from 6:00 – 8:30 P.M. for ages 2 years thru the sixth grade. Kick off and registration will begin on Sunday evening, June 2nd at 5:30 P.M. with popcorn, snow cones, and cotton candy. Come join us for some great bible study, fun, and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. For information, please call the church office at 931-484-9278.
Hawaiian Hula Lessons for Seniors
Hawaiian born, choreographer, Noelani Derossett will be teaching a 8 week class, learning the concept, meanings and the motion of this beautiful ancient dance of the Islands. The cost will be $5 per class and will start June 6th. Sign up at Fair Park 484-7416
New and Veteran Stars will perform Saturday, June 8 at 6:30 pm for the Music of the Cumberlands benefit for the 127 South Senior Center at the Palace Theater. Tickets are $10 and can be obtained at the Palace or by calling 484-6133.
Oak Hill Baptist
3036 Genesis Road
June 8th 8:30-10:30
Advance Tickets $4.00
At the door $5:00
Proceeds will go to support the mission work of Oak Hill Baptist
Contact the church at 931-484-5065 between 9:00-1:00 Mon-Fri for more information....
Oak Hill Baptist located at 3036 Genesis Road will be hosting Vacation Bible School "What Does God Want for Christmas" on June 10th-16th at 6:00-8:00pm nightly. There will be a Pancake Breakfast on June 8th 8:30-10:30. Advance Tickets are $4.00, at the door $5.00. Proceeds will go to support the mission work of Oak Hill Baptist. Contact the church at 931-484-5065 between 9:00-1:00 Mon-Fri for more information.
Oak Hill Baptist Vacation Bible School "What Does God Want for Christmas" June 10th-16th
3036 Genesis Road
Clintina Simms returns to Fair Park Senior Center at 1:30 PM on each Friday in June to lead an exercise class she calls "Move It or Lose It."The class will provide a head to toe workout, while sitting, standing and dancing to energetic music from the 1940s to 1970s.Clintina is a physical fitness specialist with several advanced certifications enabling her to help all age groups and body types improve their overall health and well being through exercise. Classes are June 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 1:30 to 2:30 PM at Fair Park Senior Center. Call 931-456-7416 for more information.
The City of Crossville is asking for your help to make this year's 4th of July Celebration the best ever. Destination America and USA Weekend are looking for the perfect town to award a huge Fourth of July Celebration to. You can help Crossville win this incredible prize by telling them why our city deserves the Red White and You grand prize in 150 words or less to destinationamerica.com then click on the "Red White and You" link on the front page.
Benefit the Surface, a Teen Summer Reading Club, will be held Monday, June 3 through Monday, July 29 at the Art Circle Public Library, located at 3 East 1st Street in Crossville. the first 100 teens to sign-up win for keeps a "Free Blind Date" with a brand new, popular teen paperback book. Ages 12 to 19 sign up for parties with dj music and pizza, solving mysteries, free, fun, clay art workshops, access to the lates and best books, Wii activities, learning magic tricks and making zaney, underworld puppets. Come Monday nights in June and July from 4 to 7 pm. You may sign up for this club at the 2nd floor Adult Services Desk in person or call 484-6790 ext. 235.
The Cumberland County Mountaineers junior football and cheerleading program is accepting sign-ups for its 2013 season for children ages 4 –12 (by Aug.1) in football and cheerleading -on April 27th 9 am-12 noon. Interested persons can sign up at the Mountaineer Practice Field located just past the farmers market off Hwy 70 at the orange concession building, or anytime thru Online Registration - now thru July 19th on our website
www.ccjflmountaineers.com First 100 participants that register online & have fee turned in receives $5.00 Mountaineers voucher. Registration fee for the 2013 season is $65 per child with discounts available for each additional child in the same household.
Camp for football and cheerleading will be held June 24th, 25th, 27th, 28th … 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Mountaineer practice field located beside the community complex. Participants will be taught the fundamentals of football or cheerleading and do not have to participate in the regular season to participate in camp. Cost of camp is $30 per child.
The football draft will be July 19th (fee must be paid). Football equipment issued July 20th. Cheerleading draft and uniform handout July 20th (Fee must be paid). Practice for the regular season begins Monday, July 29th, with practices Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 5-7 p.m. each week. (practice times may vary with cheerleading) with games each Saturday. Jamboree – August 17th in Monterey (all participants must be present for one time weigh in)
The Cumberland County Mountaineers are part of the Tennessee Valley Conference and play Monterey, Pikeville, Grundy Co. and Dunlap. Football and Cheerleading coaches are needed for the 2013 season. All coaches are volunteers.
For more information, email us at email@example.com
The Second Harvest award-winning Crab Orchard Care Center would like to help those in need by offering food and other essentials. If you or anyone you know needs assistance, the food pantry is open to the public every Wednesday from 1-2 pm. Families are required to register and fill out a simple eligibility form. The care center is located in the old Senior Citizens Building at 87 Commerce Street. For more information call care director Mary Nelson at (931) 707-5616.
A Tansi Treasure Sale of garage sale items will be held at the Lake Tansi Thunderbird Hall on Saturday, October 12 from 9 am to 4 pm. An Early Bird Special will begin at 8 am for a fee of $1. Breakfast and lunch will be available. If you would like to bring your own treasures to sale, please contact Brenda Toodle at 265-1445. Proceeds go to the Thunderbird Recreation Committee, which donates to various organizations such as Hospice and Habitat for Humanity.
Quackers Story Time with Ms. Susie in the Children's Library Story Carousel on Wednesdays at 10 am at the Art Circle Public Library. (no program February 27) For more information, contact Ms. Susie at 484-6790 ext 240.
Healthier Beginnings is a New Free Program in Cumberland County for First Time Moms and Teen Moms to learn about Prenatal Care, Child Development, Infant Care, In-Home Support, Home Safety, Nutrition and Well Baby Checks/Immunizations. These services will be voluntary and confidential. For more information, please call 1-800-635-5199 or 931-823-6432.
The Visually Impaired Support Group of Cumberland County meet at the Soup Kitchen on Neecham Street the second Thursday of each month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Guest speakers are available at each meeting. For more information, please contact President Linda Simmons at 456-6701 or Vice President Joyce Lignar at 788-6955 or online at visgroup1.org.
If you need a GED® or didn't finish the GED®, this is your year to get it done. The GED® test is changing soon. Right now, the cost is $55. Any partial scores will NOT carry over to the new test. Anyone with partial scores will need to take the entire test over. If you would like more information about the NEW GED® test, please call Adult Education at 484-5446.
The Boys Scouts of America Troop #174 meets every Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM at the Scout Hut on City Lake Road. The Venture Crews, an offshoot of the Boy Scouts, meet Thursday nights at 7 PM at the same location. For information call Troop Master David Dial at 788-5066.
Home Away From Home Head Start is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3 to 5 years old. The program is for low-income families and is a full day-full year program. For more information on the educational and health services provided, call 484-3238.
The Cumberland Adult Reading Council provides free, one-on-one tutoring for adults who want to learn to read, write, and improve math skills. To learn more about their services, contact the Cumberland Adult Reading Council at 337-5809
Second Chance Resale Store has a great selection of clothing and new books arriving weekly. They are open in the Crossville Outlet Mall Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Proceeds go to the Avalon Center: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program. Volunteers are needed; call Robin at 456-5502 for details. Donations of household items, clothing, and furniture can be dropped off or call Second Chance to schedule a pickup.
The Art Circle Public Library has a Public Internet Lab in the lower level of the building with 8 computers for public use. The library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Parking is available in the back; the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free service offered by the library.
The Bread of Life Rescue Mission is in need of donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jello and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission located at 281 W. Fourth Street, or call 707-0503.
The Disabled American Veterans, located behind Kroger on Old Sparta Highway, will have country music every Saturday evening from 7-10 PM, featuring The Buckner Brothers. For information, call 210-7400.
Glade Creek Community and Senior Citizen Center holds monthly meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend; call 277-3044 for more information.
The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry is open each Thursday from 4:00 to 5:15 PM at the Place of Refuge Church at 164 Oak Road. The only requirement is that there is a need. For more information call the church at 707-8114.
The Avalon Center is in great need of a few physically fit volunteers who can help with the pick up of larger household items from community donors, possibly one or two days a week. Having a truck is helpful but not necessary If you can help, please call Nancy at 456-0747.
The Cumberland County Animal Shelter is open on East Lane in Crossville from 10am - 1pm. If you've lost a pet check with them as soon as possible; dogs and cats are available for adoption. For more information, call 484-8525
If you are pregnant and scared, please don't hurt or abandon your baby. Mothers may take unwanted newborns to hospitals, birthing centers, and health clinics with three days of birth. Mother's following Tennessee's Safe Haven Law are assured of secrecy and immunity. For more information, call the confidential Helpline at 1 866 699-SAFE or visit www.secretsafeplacetn.org.
Fair Park Senior Center will hold "Game Day" Thursday mornings from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. with team games, card games, darts, movies, crafts and other activities. Refreshments will be available and all Seniors are welcome.
The Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lion's Clubs are forming LEO Service Clubs at Stone Memorial and Cumberland County High Schools. The LEO Club is an international organization encourages student participation in service activities in the community. For details call Bob Seabrook, the Lion's Club LEO Chairman, at 484-3041.
Kids On The Rise is looking for mentors for children in Cumberland County. A mentor is a caring and positive role model. To give your time and make a difference, call 459-2388 for more information.
The Avalon Center offers weekly support groups for women and children who have been victims or witnesses of domestic violence or sexual assault. The groups give participants the opportunity to form bonds with, and obtain support from, other victims in similar circumstances, as well as the opportunity to learn more about the issues. All Avalon Center victims' services are free and confidential. For more information, please call the office at 456-0747 or the 24 hr. crisis line at 1-800-641-3434.