Friday, June 14, 2013
(Last modified: 2013-06-14 16:22:26)
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Around the Town
Rhea County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic — The Rhea County Volunteers In Medicine (VIM) Clinic is a free medical clinic for the uninsured residents of Rhea County. The clinic is open on Thursday evenings at 5:30 p.m. and is located at the Dayton Specialty Center (next to the old hospital building). Call 775-0609 for an appointment or information.
Blood Assurance Urgent Need — Blood Assurance is in urgent need for blood donors, especially those with blood type O Negative. Rhea Countians are encouraged to attend one of the upcoming blood drives in Dayton. The Blood Assurance Blood Mobile will be at FB Bank on Tuesday, July 2, from 1:45 to 5:25 p.m. and at Wal-Mart on Monday, July 8, from noon to 5:30 p.m.
Domestic Violence Support Group Meeting — A domestic violence support group will meet each Thursday evening from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. The support group, which is offered by the Rhea County Domestic Violence Prevention Council, gives survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse/assault and teen dating abuse a safe and confidential environment to receive support, guidance and education. The meeting is free and childcare is provided. For questions or further information call 775-4514.
Amazing Art Adventure at ArtCrafters (6/5-26) — ArtCrafters on Market Street in Dayton, is hosting an Amazing Art Adventure for children ages 6 to 18 every Wednesday in June beginning June 5 from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. Cost if $5 per session. Call ArtCrafters at 775-1401 for more information.
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.
Benefit Yard Sale at Luminary Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept. (6/15) — The Luminary Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a benefit Yard Sale on Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A lunch of BBQ pork sandwiches, hot dogs, chips drinks and etc. will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fire dept. is located on Summer City Rd., 13 miles north of State Route 30 or 11 miles on Shut-In Gap Rd. from Spring City.
Medication Reconciliation Lunch and Learn (6/18) — A Medication Reconciliation Lunch and Learn presentation will be presented in Spring City on Tuesday, June 18, from noon until 1 p.m. at Winstead’s American Grill. Pharmacist Dave Hester willpresent a program on drug interaction and Food on drug interaction. Those interested in attended are asked to RSVP to Debra Lawson at 423-775-8568 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“In Her Shoes” Domestic Violence Program (6/20) — The Rhea County Domestic Violence Council is partnering with First Baptist Church, Dayton to present “In Her Shoes” on Thursday, June 20, at First Baptist Church, Dayton, located at 231 Third Ave. Six 90-minute sessions will be available throughout the day at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. “In Her Shoes” is a hand-on simulation of the struggles faced by the victims of domestic violence.
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.
Sharp-Thurman Family Reunion (6/22) — The descendents of John and Elizabeth Sharp Thurman of Morgantown will hold a family reunion on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 4 p.m. at the pavillion in Point Park in Dayton. Family members are asked to bring food and drinks for themselves and a dessert to share with the group. Kids are asked to bring their ball equipment and etc. for activities. For more information call Callie Thurman Belk at 591-0656.
Carver High School Reunion (7/5, 6 & 7) — The alumni of Dayton Carver High School will meet for a reunion from July 5 through July 7 in Dayton. A banquet will be held oh Friday, July 5, at 5 p.m. at the Dayton Welcome Center on Main Street. For more information, call 775-2623.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (7/27) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, July27. The all-you-can-eat cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. The event will be held rain or shine.
Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors
— ACTIVITIES —
June 17: Exercise class 9:30 a.m. June 18: Home Health of East Tenn. to speak on strokes 9 a.m. Steve Kelser with SHIP helps with Medicare. June 19: Exercise class 9:30 a.m. Nutrition talk 10:45 a.m. June 20: Bingo with TRAC 10:15 a.m. June 21: Bingo with Home Solutions Healthcare 10 a.m.
Steve Kelser, a volunteer with the SHIP program will be at Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors Center at 241 Alabama Ave. on Tuesday, June 18, to help seniors with Medicare. Call Marilyn at 775-6776 to make an appointment.
— MENU —
June 17: Country meatballs, buttered cabbage, green peas, whole wheat bread, oatmeal cookie, 2% milk (1/2 pint). June 18: Hot dog with chili, chuckwagon corn, apple confetti cole slaw, hot dog bun, pineapple crisp, 2% milk (1/2 pint). June 19: Sliced roasted turkey, green garden salad (1 cup), four bean salad, whole wheat bread (2 slices), chocolate pudding, fat free ranch dressing, 2% milk (1/2 pint). June 20: Peach-orange BBQ chicken, mustard greens, lima beans with red peppers, cornbread, fresh fruit, 2% milk (1/2 pint). June 21: Roast beef, mushroom gravy, sour cream & chive potatoes, green beans with red peppers, whole wheat bread, birthday cake, 2% milk (1/2 pint).
Senior Lighthouse Center
June 17: Birthday party for June 11 a.m. June 18: Bingo with Caris 10 a.m. June 19: Music day 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 20: Bingo with Amedisys Hospice 10 a.m. Jam session 7 p.m. June 21: Cards and board games 9 a.m. (Summer Begins!)
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