Community Bulletins

Meetings canceled

The Business Networking Group meets weekly every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9:30 A.M.

The location has changed from the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Complex at 130 Woodmere Mall to Roane State Community College 2567 Cook Road.

Calling All Machine Embroiderers!

Do you like to machine embroider? Whether you’re a novice or a pro, you are sure to gather valuable and useful information at every meeting of MESS (Machine Embroidery Sewing Sewciety)! MESS meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Fairfield Glade Lutheran Church (481 Snead Drive) at 9:30 A.M.

Monthly meetings focus on learning about different machine embroidery techniques, as well as sharing useful information about embroidery supplies, designs, software, machines and suggested shopping resources (both bricks and mortar stores and on-line vendors).

Members love to discuss and share their successes and their failures as a learning tool. Call Pat at 456-8584 if you need more information.

Residents Voice to meet

Residents Voice, a large group of Fairfield Glade property owners who are unified in having their ideas and concerns heard by their governing leadership, holds its monthly meeting on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1 P.M. at the Library Building.

Everyone is welcome. You can also access our website (ffgVoice.com) to register and learn more.

“RESIDENTS VOICE” of Fairfield Glade creates web tool for residents to express their concerns, opinions, and ideas on the Fairfield Glade Community Club direction.

The group started publically meeting in January 2017.

They meet the last Tuesday of every month at the Fairfield Glade library and encourage people to join them.

For more information on this you can go to www.ffgvoice.com or send an email to [email protected]

Kayak Connection season underway soon

The Glade Kayakers meet on Saturday mornings. There are no dues or membership needed. Just show up, paddle, enjoy the Fairfield Glade lakes.

Please be aware of weather conditions. Some of the lake parking is limited. They welcome kayaks, canoes, SUP, paddleboats. Safety is a priority.

For more information, call 484-6149.

July and August launch time is 8:00 am.

29 Lk Kirkstone

Aug  5 Lk Catherine

12 Lk Pomeroy

19 Lk Malvern

26 Lk Glastowbury

Join the Bocce Club

The Fairfield Glade Bocce Club plays each Tuesday And Thursday at 3:30 P.M. from Mid-April thru October.

They have monthly special events including a hamburger/hot dog feed, spaghetti night, sloppy joe night and our annual tournament in September. They have two courts with canopies along with a rest room and a covered deck area that is used for meals and socializing.

Their only rule is that “You Must Have Fun!”  They are located off Drew Howard Road Right before you get to the Fairfield Glade Leaf Dump.

Membership is open to any Fairfield Glade property owner. For more information on Membership and any questions please contact Ralph Rupp, Bocce Chairman at [email protected] or call 456-0599.

Vietnam Vets group seeking new members

The Cumberland Plateau Vietnam Veteran’s of America, Chapter 1015 are inviting all Vietnam Era Veterans.

They meet the last Monday of each month at the Senior Citizens ofCumberland County at 1460 S. Main Street in Crossville, located next to the American Legions. The meetings start at 6 P.M. with a social hour, including snacks at 5 P.M.

Please come and check them out – they have a great bunch of men and women who share one mission— supporting and helping ALL veterans. Over 58,000 men and women died in the Vietnam Conflict. Check out their website at: 222.cpvva.org.

Contact Jim Ernst, VP, at 931-788-1457 or Bob Opthof, President, at973-670-5804 for more information.

Kinseeker Meetings Set

Kinseekers of Fairfield Glade meets the 1st Thursday each month from 1 to 3 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall of Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Drive.  Everyone is welcome.

Use back-side parking lot and entrance.  Questions? [email protected]

Overeaters Anonymous

Beginning Thursday, September 7 at 4 P.M. at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church in Room 7 Overeaters Anonymous will have its first meeting.

If food is a problem for you, this group could be of great help to you.  OA is based on the 12 Steps.

For more information, please contact Edith at 256-630-7888.

Game Night scheduled

Do you enjoy playing games and meeting new people?

You are invited to our game night on the second Monday of every month.

We meet at 5:30 P.M. for a brief social time and then play games from 6 to 8 P.M.

Please bring a snack to share. Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (231 Westchester Drive). No religious affiliation is necessary.

Writers meet monthly

The Write Touch Inspirational Writers meets the 4th Monday of each month at the Glade United Methodist Church on Westchester Drive at 9:30 A.M.

All interested writers are welcome.  For information call Ruth @707-1905 or Bev 456-4523 or [email protected]

Photo Editing Workshop Club restarting

Earlier in the year, operations of the Photo Editing Workshop Club were suspended due to the lack of a meeting monitor.  A new monitor has been named, so the club will resume operations on June 8th.

The club will meet on the second Thursday of each month at 1 P.M. Central time at the Fairfield Glade Library building in the lower level room C.  The club is a sub-set of the PC Users Group and the Photography Club.

Guests are welcome to attend for a $3 fee which will also allow them to attend the same month’s PC User Meetings and Photography club meetings.  Becoming a member in the Photo Editing Club also qualifies you as a member of the PC Users Club and the Photography club.

If you have any questions or if you plan to attend as guest, please send that information to [email protected] and someone will respond to you.

Mindfulness Meditation Group now meeting

They are a small group of people, who value mindfulness meditation and mindful living.  They meet once weekly for an hour during which we practice sitting meditation followed by discussion or reading on mindfulness topics.

The group is suitable for those beginning meditation, as well as for experienced practitioners.  Group members possess and respect diverse beliefs, while they support their common commitment to mindfulness practices shown to nurture healthy and compassionate living.

For more information contact Pat Lavin at [email protected] (423- 280- 6303) or Cathleen Reid at cathleenreid @gmail.com

Donate your items

Spring cleaning? Looking for a place to drop off donated items?

The Cumberland Good Samaritans trailer will be at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 114 Stonehenge Drive, Fairfield Glade from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. every Friday to receive donations for their thrift store.

Donations of clothing, small household goods, books, toys, holiday items, small furniture and small appliances will be accepted.

If you have any questions, call Cumberland Good Samaritans at 484- 3225.

Pinochle & Euchre

Play Pinochle or Euchre on Wednesday evenings at the Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Drive.

There is a $1.25 entry fee.  Bring extra dimes & nickels in case you don’t make your bid.  Doors open at 6 o’clock.  Pinochle starts promptly at 6:20 P.M. and Euchre starts a few minutes later.  Come early for practice hands.

Single golfers wanted

Fairfield Glade Single golfers needed.  Mixed group (men & women) plays golf every Saturday morning from April until October at one of Fairfield courses.  Please call Judy at 931-267-2612.

Wood carvers meet

Anyone who is a wood carver or a wanna- be carver, is invited to join us on Thursday evenings, 5 to 7 P.M., at the Cumberland High School shop classroom. Call 931- 788- 5329 for more information and directions.

TOPS meetings set

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) meets  every Tuesday Morning at the First Farmers Bank (second floor) at 1251 North Main Street.

There is an elevator available if needed.

Weigh- in takes place from 8:45 A.M. to 9:45 A.M. and the meeting is from 10 to 11 A.M.

For more info-  Call Karla @ 931- 456- 6052.

Join the CCC Band

The Cumberland County Community Band is looking for new members. There are no auditions or dues.

If you have a love of band music and a willingness to attend weekly rehearsals, consider joining this fun group.

They practice at Stone Memorial High School each Tuesday at 6 P.M. For more information, please call 931-287-0234.

Glade group helps grieving families

The Compassionate Friends of Fairfield Glade, meets on the second Sunday of every month at the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church at 2 P.M., in Room 6.

When a child dies, at any age, for any reason, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated.

The Compassionate Friends offers friendship, understanding and hope to bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents when experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild and helps others better assist the grieving family.

TCF is a non- profit, self- help support organization. There is no religious affiliation and no membership dues or fees.

For further information call 287- 0042.

Dulcimores has new location on Saturdays

All those interested are invited to visit our weekly rehearsals at 10 A.M. on Saturdays at the Plateau Creative Art Center in Fairfield Glade.

Learn to play the dulcimer or bring other string instruments (such as guitars, mandolins, or banjos, etc.) to join in the fun.

Since they occasionally alter our schedule, check with Helen Callis and call for details at 707- 8177.

Veterans meet monthly

The Sons of Confederate Veterans meet the third Thursday of each month at 6 P.M.

They meet in the basement of First Christian Church in Crossville, located on the corner of East 1st Street and Webb Ave.

They welcome anyone to visit with them at their meeting and are looking for new members.

Stamp Club meets

The Upper Cumberland Stamp Club meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday at the Fair Park Senior Center on Livingston Avenue in Crossville.

Meetings are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors welcome. For more information please contact Ray Kusmierski at 484- 3479.

Plateau Writers club meeting Wednesdays

The Plateau Writers meet on the second Wednesday of each month at the Community Church in Fairfield Glade from 1 to 3 P.M.

For more information call Joyce Cohen 707- 1572.

Learn about Civil War

Would you like to know more about the Civil War? If so, please consider joining the Fairfield Glade Civil War Round Table.

They meet monthly to hear a variety of speakers and presentations that increase our understanding of the war that caused the death of hundreds-of-thousands of Americans and unified our nation.

Please contact Dick Sammer at 615-812-9145 or [email protected] for more information.

Want to Line Dance?

Beginning Line Dancing every Thursday (except 4th Thursday of each month) at Library Building in Glade. Beginning Steps 9:30-10:30 A.M., Beginning Dances 10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Cost is $2.50 per hour. Contact 931-210-0976

Traditional rug hooking 

There is a meeting for traditional Rug Hooking-  Meeting every third Thursday of the month at Methodist Church in Glade.

Come visit from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. and try this creative art form.

Donations of wool fabric greatly appreciated. Contact 456- 6303.

Party Bridge slated

Please join us for Party Bridge every Wednesday from 12:15 P.M. to 4 P.M. at the Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Rd. For more info, call 707- 7057.

CLC Grief Support Group meets Mondays

GriefShare, a special seminar and support group for people who are grieving the loss of someone close, meets every Monday from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. at Christ Lutheran Church, 481 Snead Dr.,  Glade Fellowship hall.

For info call Christ Lutheran at 484- 7273.

Memory Loss meetings

The Memory Loss Care Group meets at 11 A.M. the second Thursday of each month at the First Baptist Church Room #156 off of Fellowship Hall..

The church is located at 130 Towne Centre Way, behind Food City.

Please use the entrance on the portico side of the church.So whether you are a caregiver, have early memory impairment, concern for a loved one, neighbor or friend affected by dementia.

Contact Margaret Brant 931-337-9630 [email protected]

Meeting for Parkinsons and movement disorder

The Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Support Group of Crossville/Fairfield Glade meets at 2:30 P.M.on the first Tuesday of each month at Christ Lutheran Church, 481 Snead Drive.

For info, visit the website at ffg- parkinsons.com or call 248- 5101.

Duplicate Bridge Players meet Tuesdays

Tuesday night Duplicate Bridge at the Community Church on Snead invites all non- life masters to join them to play from 6 to 9 P.M.

If you have any questions about this information call 931- 707-1388.

Plateau Corvette Club meets first Thursday

The Plateau Corvette Club invites all area Corvette owners to its monthly meetings held the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 P.M.

The meeting is held at the Crossville Outlet Mall at 228 Interstate Drive.

For [email protected] or visit the web site at plateaucorvetteclub.com.

Inspirational Writers meet fourth Monday 

The Write Touch Inspirational Writers Group meets on the 4th Monday of every month at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church at 9 A.M.

Interested writers are invited to attend.  Published writers, novice writers and poets are a part of this group.

Come with your finished or unfinished work and be encouraged.

For more information please call Ruth at 456-1244 or Bev at 456-4523 or write [email protected]

Calling All Clans

Celtic Circle, Americans celebrating their Irish, Scots, Scots- Irish and Welsh heritage meets the 1st Tuesday each month at the Christian Church of the Cumberlands, 1312 East 1st Street, Crossville from 6 to 7:30 P.M.

You don’t  have to be Celtic to attend. For more info, email [email protected]

Business Networking  group meets weekly

Area business people meet each Tuesday morning from 7:30 to 9 A.M. at the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Complex at 130 Woodmere Mall.

Depression screening

In the US, 14.8 million people will suffer from depression in a given year.

Anyone can become depressed. Adults of all ages, teens, even children. Depression is not just fee

Christian Counseling Center wants to help change that for all area citizens, regardless of age or situation.

So, in recognition of May being National Mental Health Month, The Christian Counseling Center is offering FREE Depression Screenings, through May 31.

Call 931-707-8200 Monday through Friday from 9 AM through 5 PM to set up an appointment.

Screenings are easy and confidential.

The first step is calling Christian Counseling Center at 931-707-8200 to make your 45 minute appointment.

At the appointment, you will fill out a 12 question questionnaire and meet with one of our trained professionals to discuss the results.

Meetings begin with open networking followed by spotlights on two member businesses and referral passing.