Around the Town
Dayton American Legion Auxiliary Post
100 Children’s Poppy Poster Contest — The American Legion Auxiliary Post 100 will host a Poppy
Poster Contest for kindergarten through 12th-grade children. An instruction sheet for the
contest is available at ArtCrafters on Market Street in downtown Dayton. Deadline for entries
to be submitted is June 1. Winners will be chosen is each age group on June 2.
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, Dayton, TN, 37321.
For more information visit their Facebook page at RCHS Class of 2003, send an email to
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.
Yard Sale & Bake
Sale for Relay For Life (6/1) — A Yard Sale and Bake Sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on
Saturday, June 1, at Mega Pawn on Rhea County Highway. Proceeds will benefit the American
Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
Benefit Dinner at Luminary Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept.
(6/1) — The Luminary Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a benefit Fried Chicken Dinner on
Saturday, June 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 11 years of
age and younger. Proceeds will benefit the fire dept. Dinner will include a choice of
two meats, three sides, one bread, one dessert and one drink for adults. For children, the
dinner will include a choice of one meat, two sides, one bread, one dessert and one drink.
Menu is subject to change from month to month. The fire department is located on Summer City
Road, 13 miles north of State Route 30 or 11 miles on Shut-In Gap Road from Spring City.
& Bottoms Women’s Health Event (6/1) — “Tops and Bottoms: A Women’s Health Event” will
be held on Saturday, June 1, beginning at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in
Dayton. This free event is open to women of all ages and will include a fun and informative
talk about breast and cervical health. Refreshments, give-aways and door prizes will be
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 County Democratic Party Meeting
(6/4) — The Rhea County Democratic Party will have an executive committee meeting followed
by a general membership meeting on Tuesday, June 4, at Winstead’s American Grill in Spring City
beginning with the meal at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting afterward at 7:30 p.m. For information call
Doris Roy at 365-2836 or Kathleen Garrison at 365-9048.
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.
Flea Market at Pine Grove Fire Department (6/8) — Pine Grove Fire
Department will hold their annual flea market on Saturday, June 8, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the
fire department on Euchee Chapel Road in Spring City. To donate items and to schedule a
pick-up for large items, call 365-9294 and leave a message if no one answers.
Baby” Movie Screening (6/14) — Women;s Care Center in partnership with Concord Union Church will
host a screening of the movie “October Baby” on Friday, June 14, beginning at 7
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
Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors
— ACTIVITIES —
Exercise class 9:30 a.m. May 30: Bingow with Aging Gracefully 9 a.m.
May 31: Crafts.
— MENU —
May 29: Hamburger, American cheese, baked
beans, lettuce, tomato, onion, hamburger bun, peach cobbler, 2% milk (1/2 pint). May 30:
Sliced ham, pineapple sauce, seasoned collard greens, white beans, cornbread, fresh banana, 2% milk
(1/2 pint). May 31: Chicken salad, green pea salad, green garden salad (1 cup), whole
wheat bread (2 slices), cardinal citrus mold, fat-free Italian dressing, 2% milk (1/2
Senior Lighthouse Center
May 29: Music day 10 a.m. to 1
p.m. May 30: Cornhoe games 9 a.m. Jam session 7 p.m. May 31: Cards and board
games 9 a.m.