Friday, August 30, 2013
(Last modified: 2013-08-30 16:48:14)
Source: The Herald-News
Around the Town
Veteran’s Employment Representative Available By Appointment in Dayton — A Veteran’s Employment Representative of the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development will be available by appointment in Dayton. Call Stephanie Gates at 423-745-2028 (Ext. 1014) for more information and to schedule an appointment.
Benefit Bake & Yard Sale (8/31) — A benefit bake and yard sale will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, beginning at 8 a.m. across from the Rhea EMS (Ambulance) station on Rhea County Highway. The sale is organized by the Rhea Medical Center ER and the Rhea EMS to benefit cancer patient Bob Hensley, husband of paramedic Cindy Hensley.
Rhea County Retired Teachers Meeting (9/3) — The Rhea County Retired Teachers will meet at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Winstead’s American Grill in Spring City. Justin Angel will be the guest speaker.
East Tenn. Chapter of Fellowship of Christian Magicians Meeting (9/5) — The East Tenn. Chapter of Fellowship of Christian Magicians will hold their regular meeting on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Garrison Baptist Church. Barry Mitchell will be the featured speaker. Fore more information, call 775-5356.
Girl Scout Sign-Ups at Rhea Central Elementary (9/5) — Sign-Ups for Girl Scouts will be held at Rhea Central Elementary on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. Parents can learn more about Girl Scouts and meet some of the local troop leaders. For more info, contact Leslie at 618-4202 or the Girl Scout Council at 877-2688.
Rhea County Republican Party Meeting (9/5) — The Rhea County Republican Party will meet at their headquarters located at 1359 Railroad Street in Dayton on Thrusday, Sept. 5. The Executive Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. followed by the regular meeting at 7 p.m.
Benefit Car Wash (9/7) — Reformers Unanimous of Lake View Baptist Church will be asking for donations during their free car wash at Howard Johnson’s in Spring City on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. All donations are welcome and will go towards advertising signs for Reformers Unanimous. Donations can also be mailed to Lake View Baptist Church, 3450 New Lake Road, Spring City, TN 37381. Call 802-8100 for more information
Dayton American Legion Post 100 Meeting (9/9) — Dayton American Legion Post 100 will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a covered dish supper. Post 100 meets on the first Monday of each month. For more info please call Post Commander Auldin Crane at 775-2831.
Friends of Audrey Pack Memorial Library Meeting (9/11) — The Friends of the Audrey Pack Memorial Library in Spring City will hold their next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m. in the library conference room. Plans will be finalized for the Community Yard Sale and Bake Sale that will be held on Oct. 5. Interested yard-salers are encouraged to pre-register at the library for booth space. Cost of the spaces are $8 on the hard top and $6 on the lawn. The biennniel silent auction scheduled for November will be discussed and the name of the Teachers’ Supply Box drawing winner will be announced. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome to join.
Daughters of the American Revolution Meeting (9/12) — The Rhea-Craig Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m. in the conference room of the Sweetwater Library. For more information, call Marcia at 423-337-4004.
Graysville Fall Festival Pageant Deadline (9/13) — The deadline for the 2013 Graysville Fall Festival Pageant is Sept. 13. Entries are $10 per contestant in one of eight categories. A minimum of three contestants must be entered in a category for that category to be included in the pageant. The pageant will be held Friday, Sept. 20, at the Graysville City Hall, located at 136 Harrison Ave., beginning with check-in at 5 p.m. followed by the pageant at 6 p.m. Contact the City of Graysville at 775-9242 for more information.
Cancer Survivor Brunch (9/14) — A Celebrate Life Survivors Brunch will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church, located on Market Street in Dayton. Cancer survivors and caregivers are invited to attend this brunch in their honor. The brunch is sponsored by TenCate Those interested in attending must RSVP by Sept. 10, by phone at 423-499-2600 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring City American Legion Post 203 Meeting (9/19) — Spring City American Legion Post 203 will have their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a covered dish dinner. Post 203 meets on the third Thursday of each month. Call 423-667-5060 for more information.
Graysville Fall Festival Pageant (9/20) — The Graysville Fall Festival Pageant will be held Friday, Sept. 20, at the Graysville City Hall, located at 136 Harrison Ave., beginning with check-in at 5 p.m. followed by the pageant at 6 p.m. Contact the City of Graysville at 775-9242 for more information.
Morris Family Reunion (9/22) — A Morris Family Reunion will be held at Veteran’s Park in Spring City on Sunday, Sept. 22, beginning at 2 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Call 423-365-9801 for more information.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (9/28) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, Sept. 28. The all-you-can-eat cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. The event will be held rain or shine.
Fall Craft Fair in Spring City (10/12) — The 2013 Fall Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn of the Spring City Depot. Artists, crafters and food vendors will be on hand for this day of family fun. For more information, contact the Spring City Chamber of Commerce at 423-365-5210 or online at www.springcitychamberofcommerce.com.
Benefit Poker Run (10/12) — A benefit poker run will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Minner Hole Lounge , located at 12169 Old Dayton Pike in Soddy Daisy, Tenn. The $20 per bike poker run will benefit the Soddy Daisy Health Care and Life Care Center of Rhea County nursing homes. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and “kickstands up” will be at 11 a.m. Fish plates will be sold for $5 and a raffle will be held for a signed Charlie Daniels guitar. For more information, contact BJ at 423-463-4941, Opie at 423-619-0850 or Union Fork Bait and Tackle at 423-332-4664.
Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors
— ACTIVITIES —
Sept. 2: CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY! Sept. 3: Birthday party 9 a.m. Bingo with Eagle Home Health 10 a.m. Sept. 4: Exercise class 9:30 a.m. Sept. 5: Bingo with Life Care of Rhea County 10 a.m. Sept. 6: Board and card game. Brain games in Athens 1 p.m.
Steve Kelser, a volunteer with the SHIP program will be at Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors Center at 241 Alabama Ave. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, to help seniors with Medicare. Call Marilyn at 775-6776 to make an appointment.
— MENU —
Sept. 2: CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY! Sept. 3: White bean & chicken chili, green peas, stewed tomatoes, whole wheat bread, chocolate pudding, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Sept. 4: Meatballs, tomato sauce, green beans with red peppers, carrots, whole wheat bread (2 slices), red delicious apple, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Sept. 5: Roast pork, peach ginger sauce, chuckwagon corn, mashed potatoes, cornbread, LD Fudge Round, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Sept. 6: Turkey salad, lettuce & tomato, pasta vegetable salad (1/2 cup), orange juice (4 oz.), whole wheat bread (2 slices), mixed fruit salad, 2% milk (1/2 pint).
Senior Lighthouse Center
Sept. 2: CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY! Gospel singing 7 p.m. Sept. 3: Crafts and games 9 a.m. Sept. 4: Fellowship and lunch 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sept. 5: Bingo with SC Care & Rehab 10 a.m. Jam session 7 p.m. Sept. 6: Breakfast at Dinner Bell - leave center at 8:15 a.m.
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