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.
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.
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. 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
Evensville Fire Dept. & Rhea County Sheriff’s Dept. Mud Bog (9/14) — The Evensville Fire Department and Rhea County Sheriff’s Department will be hold a Mud Bog, Saturday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. at the C & H Arena in Evensville. Admission at the gate is $5 for age 10 to adult, $3 for ages 4 to 9 and free for ages 3 and under. No alcohol beverages will be allowed.
Walden’s Ridge Fall Festival (9/14) — The annual Walden’s Ridge Fall Festival will be held Sat., Sept. 14, beginning at 7 a.m. with coffee and pastries. Activities include old-fashioned sorgum molasses made on site, a yard sale, music, crafts, jewelry, a quilt show, a raffle, cake walks, a snack bar and more.
Dayton Lodge #512 F&AM Open House (9/14) — The Dayton Lodge #512 F&AM, located on Second Avenue in Dayton will hold an open house on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and a presentation on TN Childhood Identification (TNChip) will be given.
Watts Bar Yacht Club (9/14) — The Watts Bar Yacht Club (WBYC) will hold their monthly membership meeting in the WBYC Room of White’s Creek Marina on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 5 p.m. The meetings are held regularly on the second Saturday of the month. Meetings are open to anyone, regardless of boat ownership. For more information, contact Commodore Gay Venice at 423-508-5025) or email@example.com
or check out www.wattsclubyachtclub.com
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.
Benefit for Landon (9/21) — A benefit for Landon will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Spring City Nature Park (the new walking park on the depot side of town). The benefit will include an auction, gospel singing and a fresh fish fry with all the fixin’s. Attendees are asked to bring their own chairs. Proceeds will go towards the medical and funeral expenses of Landon Robbins and to help with continuing care of his younger siblings. For more information, contact, Tonda Thompson at 423-605-8964, JC Fugate at 423-365-2923, John Mincy at 423-365-5388 or Lidge Godsey at 423-413-6394.
Grandview “Looking Back” Fall 2013 Antique Tractor Show (9/21) — The Grandview Community Club is inviting everyone to the “Looking Back” Fall 2013 Antique Tractor Show at the Grandview Community Center, located on Wassom Memorial Highway atop Grandview Mountain, on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to Antique Tractors: Demonstrations of the Past, other events that will be held are a swap meet, craft vendors, live music and contests for all ages. For more information, call Mitch at 423-365-60073 or Carlos at 423-365-9482.
Cars for a Cure (9/21) — Cars for a Cure will be held to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Life Care Center of Rhea County, located ate 10055 Rhea County Highway in Dayton. Call 423-332-6244 for more information or to register.
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.
Benefit Concert for Matthew Wilson (9/28) — There will be a benefit concert for Matthew Wilson and his family on Sunday, Sept. 29, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Centennial Park in downtown Dayton. Concert is free, but donations will be accepted. Appearing at the concert will be Danny Shirley of Confederate Railroad, Roger Alan Wade, The Other Guys band and Carrie Hassler. Matthew was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis Disease several months ago.
Great Punkin Chase 5k Run/1 Mile Walk (10/5) — Chapter 942 of Vietnam Veterans of America present the 1st Annual Soddy-Daisy Great Punkin Chase 5k and 1 Mile Fun Walk on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Soddy-Daisy North Park. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and proceeds will benefit St. Jude’s Hospital. Register online at 222.active.com
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
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Sept. 11: Exercise class 9:30 a.m. Sept. 12: Anna Johnson from UT Extension to speak 9 a.m. Commodities. Sept. 13: Breakfast by Pathway Home Health 9 a.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.
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Sept. 11: Turkey parmesan, mixed vegetables, mustard greends, cornbread, sugar cookie, buttermilk (1/2 pint). Sept. 12: Hamburger, lettuce, tomato, onion, baked beans, hamburger bun, diet pear cobbler, ketchup, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Sept. 13: Chicken salad, pasta vegetable salad (1/2 cup, green garden salad (1 cup), club crackers, vanilla pudding, 2% milk (1/2 pint).
Senior Lighthouse Center
Sept. 11: Fellowship and lunch 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12: Board meeting 9 a.m. Souther Belle - leave center at 10 a.m. Jam session 7 p.m. Sept. 13: Card and board games 9 a.m.