Tuesday, May 14, 2013
(Last modified: 2013-05-14 16:28:50)
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Around the Town
Dayton American Legion Post 100 Seeks Volunteers — The Dayton American Legion Post 100, needs volunteers to set flags on veterans’ graves. Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts, Sunday School Classes, and veterans are all welcome. Please report to the American Legion Hall on First Avenue in Dayton at 7 a.m. each Sunday in May, for a free “Thank You” breakfast. Flags and info will be provided. For more information, call Post Commander Auldin Crane at 775-2831
Clean Up Day at Dunn Cemetery (5/18) — A Clean Up Day will be held at Dunn Cemetery in the Luminary Community on Saturday, May 18. Those wishing to participate in the clean up are asked to bring equipment by 10 a.m.
Audrey Pack Memorial Library Community Yard Sale (5/18) — The Friends of the Audrey Pack Memorial Library in Spring City had rescheduled their community yard sale to Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the library on W. Rhea Avenue. Booth space may be reserved at a cost of $8 on the hardtop or $6 on the lawn. Participants must furnish their own tables. The Friends will offer baked goods for sale and welcome donations of household items for their white elephant table.
Walden’s Ridge Community Center Benefit Auction and Chili Supper (5/18) — A Benefit Auction and Chili Supper will be held at the Walden’s Ridge Community Center, located at 5364 Dayton Mtn. Hwy. on Saturday, May 18 beginning at 4 p.m. There will be music, cake walks and an auction.
Wolf Creek Cemetery Decoration Day (5/19) — Decoration Day at Wolf Creek Cemetery will be held Sunday, May 19. Donations for mowing and upkeep of the cemetery can be made by calling 365-5585.
Paul D. Roddy Memorial Scholarship Application Deadline (5/20) — The deadline to apply for the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 100’s Paul D. Roddy Memorial Scholarship is Monday, May 20. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior or college freshman whose mother, grandmother or great-grandmother is an active member of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 100. The scholarship will be awarded on June 15. Application forms may be picked up from Betty Roddy, 275 Main St., Dayton, TN 37321 Call 775-9547 for more information.
Work Smart Live Well Seminar (5/20, 22 & 24) — The Rhea County United Way will host a Work Smart, Live Well seminar on Monday, May 20, Wednesday, May 22 and Friday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rhea County Welcome Center in Dayton. This free class will help individuals to prepare themselves for job interviews, better job placement and improving resumes. Lunch will be provided by First Things First who is also providing the training for the event. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 423-267-5383.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (5/25) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, May 25. The all-you-can-eat cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. The event will be held rain or shine.
United Daughters of the Confederacy Meeting (5/25) — The John Quincy Adams Shaver Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, in Dayton. Membership is open to women no less than 16 years of age who are blood descendants, lineal or collateral, of men and women who served honorably in the Army, Navy or Civil Service of the Confederate States of America as well as those who gave material aid to the cause. Contact Nancy Herhold for the location of the meeting at (423) 365-0609 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pierce Cemetery Decoration Day (5/26) — Decoration Day at Pierce Cemetery will be held Sunday, May 26. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery can be made by mailing a check to Howard L. Taylor, 228 Third Ave., Dayton, TN 37321.
RCHS Class of 2003 Reunion (6/1) — Rhea County High School Class of 2003 is planning their 10-Year Reunion on Saturday, June 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the DeBarge Winery Tasting Room in downtown Chattanooga. Tickets are $40 a person and need to be purchased prior to the event. Reservation may be made via Paypal (email RCHSclassof03@gmail.com to receive the link) or mail a check with your name on the memo line to Class of 2003, 188 Bryan Drive, Datyon, TN 37321. For more information visit their facebook page at RCHS Class of 2003, send an email to RCHSclassof03@gmail.com or call Kyle Hinch at 423-280-9003.
Dillard Family Reunion (6/1) — The Dillard family will hold a reunion on Saturday, June 1, at Point Park in Dayton. Lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m. All family members are invited.
Rhea County Academy Summer Camp (6/3 - 7/22) — Rhea County Academy will host an eight-week summer camp from June 3 through July 22. The camp will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the school with after-hours child care available until 6 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Rhea County Academy at 775-2826.
Rhea Central High School Golden Grads Luncheon (6/8) — The Rhea Central High School Golden Grads Luncheon will be held on Saturday, June 8, at Bryan College beginning at noon. Graduates of Rhea Central High School between 1929 and 1963 are asked to contact Reba Keylon at 775-1770 or Zama Denton at 775-1762 for more information or to make reservation.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (6/22) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, June 22. The cost for the all-you-can-eat breakfast is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. The event will be held rain or shine.
Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors
— ACTIVITIES —
May 15: Exercise class 9:30 a.m. Bingo with Home Care Solutions 10 a.m. May 16: Anna Johnson from UT to speak 9 a.m. Crafts 10 a.m. May 17: Maryanne from East Tenn. Home Health to speak on aging well 9:15 a.m.
Steve Kelser, a volunteer with the SHIP program will be at Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors Center, located at 241 Alabama Avenue in Dayton on Tuesday, May 21, to help seniors with Medicare. Call Marilyn at 775-6776 to make an appointment.
— MENU —
May 15: Roast pork, pork gravy, seasoned turnip greens, pinto beans, cornbread, diet orange gelatin, buttermilk (1/2 pint). May 16: Hamburger, baked beans, lettuce, tomato, onion, hamburger bun, diet pear cobbler, chocolate milk (1/2 pint). May 17: Turkey salad, tossed salad, carrot slaw, whole wheat bread (2 slices), LD Apple Flips, French dressing, 2% milk (1/2 pint).
Senior Lighthouse Center
May 15: Music day 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Covered dish lunch May 16: Bingo with Amedisys Hospice 10 a.m. May 17: Card and board games 9 a.m.
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