Rotary  Launches ‘Million Dollar Dinner’ to Celebrate Rotary Foundation Centennial

BY JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade, in conjunction with 65 area clubs making up Rotary International District 6780, have announced the launch of a district-wide Million Dollar Dinner initiative to raise funds for The Rotary Foundation, in honor of its centennial year. The District 6780 Million Dollar Dinner, which […]

18Aug2016 | Continued
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This was for the kids!

Wildwood Stable hosted Foster Care Day on June 11. Over 150 kids, foster parents, and DCS staff attended from Cumberland and surrounding counties. The kids were treated to pony rides, wagon rides and lunch, including  s’mores and ice cold watermelon. Music and games rounded out the day. The special guest was “Nico” the Cumberland County […]

16Jun2016 | Continued
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Rotary donates to local organizations

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade recently made donations supporting worthy organizations serving residents in Cumberland County. Gus Gocella received the donation to Honor Air, that takes Veterans to visit the Memorials in Washington, DC. Honor Air provides a great service to our Veterans by providing them an experience […]

10Jun2016 | Continued

It’s here! Rotary’s Music Festival set for this Saturday

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Saturday is the Fairfield Glade Music Festival presented by the Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade as a community service and fundraiser. Doors open at 11 A.M. with the SockHops starting at Noon. Parking is at Community and Conference Center with free shuttle bus to the event at The Square, […]

12May2016 | Continued
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Lions hold dinner to honor this year’s Students of the Month

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Lions Club holds a dinner meeting each year to honor the “Students of the Month”. Students and their parents as well as School Officials and Corporate Partners are also invited. All of the students are introduced by a Lion member and presented with a plaque showing […]

6May2016 | Continued

Proposed locations discovered for Windmills

By JAY MCCARTHY AND KEITH WALTHER For The Vista Some new information was learned – but more questions remain. That was the feeling of most after attending a meeting last Wednesday at the Fairfield Glade Conference Center, held by Apex Energy to explain to the residents their progress of the Construction of the Industrial Wind […]

28Apr2016 | Continued
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Glade Hikers to explore Middle Creek

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista This Friday, April 15 the Fairfield Glade Hikers will drive 60 miles north to the Big South Fork for two geologically interesting hikes. Beginning at the Sawmill trail head we’ll hike the Middle Creek Loop (3.5 miles) where we will see many rock walls and shelters  […]

14Apr2016 | Continued
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By MARTIN DARRAH AND KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Lions Club final Travelogue Season will be held on April 4th at the Palace Theater. Marlin Darrah will present his journey through several South & Central America cities and countries. It will all take place starting at  7 P.M. and last about 85 […]

11Mar2016 | Continued

Local Lions Club continues to be most active

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista New Fairfield Glade Lions Club member, Janet Simko, was inducted into the club at the last meeting. The Fairfield Glade Lions Club will celebrate their 40th year on March 22, as one of the most active and largest clubs in the State of Tennessee. They currently have 111 active […]

26Feb2016 | Continued
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Rotarians honored by Rotary Foundation

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade is focused on improving lives in our local community–Fairfield Glade and Cumberland County and that is where the Club spends the money raised by the Club. Rotary is an International humanitarian organization and its humanitarian work around the world is done through The […]

26Feb2016 | Continued
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Fernandez tabbed PCAC’s Artist of the Month

By NANCY KIPPERMAN For The Vista As the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade’s Artist of the Month for March, Angel Fernandez’s artwork will be on exhibit from March 4 through April 1, at the Plateau Creative Art Center (PCAC), 451 Lakeview Drive, in Fairfield Glade.  In March, the PCAC is open Monday through Saturday from […]

18Feb2016 | Continued

Know symptoms of diabetes

By KEN STEAMAN For The Vista Some people have diabetes symptoms so mild that they go unnoticed. Please share any questions or concerns you may have with your doctor. The following are some common symptoms of the disease: • Urinating often • Feeling very thirsty • Feeling very hungry – even though you are eating […]

28Jan2016 | Continued
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Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade serves lunch at Bread of Life

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade provided and served Lunch at the Bread Of Life Rescue Mission in Crossville. They are pleased support the Bread of Life in their mission  of providing temporary shelter, medical attention, and food for the homeless and transient, conducting interdenominational services daily and educating […]

28Jan2016 | Continued

Diabetes: What you need to know

By KEN STEAMAN For The Vista Diabetes is a life-long disease that affects the way your body handles glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood. There are two types of diabetes that are identified as Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, and was previously […]

21Jan2016 | Continued

Meet Scot Shanks — one of many student mentors with Kids on the Rise

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Kids on the Rise are a non-profit organization located in Cumberland County. Their Mission Statement reads  “To provide experiences for the youth that will enable them to further develop their intellectual, social, verbal, and creative capacities and to facilitate their entry into a responsible, productive adulthood.” Mentoring is a […]

14Jan2016 | Continued
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Rotary meetings focus on Youth and Cumberland Good Samaritans

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Recent Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade meeting involved Students from Stone Memorial High School and activities of Cumberland County Good Samaritan In December The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade was pleased to have Interact Students from Stone Memorial High School attend a recent meeting. These students were sponsored by […]

14Jan2016 | Continued
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Peavine Project: Drive for Scenic Parkway continues

Commentary By Cathy Tipton The Future Is Coming! With the recent newspaper announcement of TDOT’s letting for Phase 1 of the Peavine Road expansion, residents of Fairfield Glade can see the future getting closer.   In that announcement, Senator Paul Bailey commented, “These road improvements will enhance the marketing of this vital recreational area, as […]

10Dec2015 | Continued
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Moore wins Lions’ Student of Month

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Stone Memorial High School senior, Sara Moore, was selected by Counselor Lisa Dillard to participate in the FFG Lions Club “Student of the Month” Program. Lions Program Chairman, Bob Cover, picked the month of October for Sara and assigned Attorneys Douglas Fields and Kelly Tollett as her Corporate Partner. […]

12Nov2015 | Continued

Last RHA show of 2015 set for Nov. 23

By KEITH PONTIUS For The Vista The final program for the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowner’s Association will feature three of Cumberland County’s most admired performers. It doesn’t  get much better than having Dennis Donald, Terry Henderson and Terri Utsey together in performance. That is just what the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowner’s Association (RHA) has in […]

12Nov2015 | Continued

Schubert receives promotion

For The Vista General Manager Bob Weber and Chief Michael Williams would like to announce the promotion of Officer Ronnie Schubert to the rank Sergeant. Sergeant Schubert has served with the Fairfield Glade Public Safety Department since 2008.  He began his law enforcement career in 2003 with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office as a Correctional […]

5Nov2015 | Continued