Community Bulletins

Meet with the CMPC

The Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition meets at 4:30 P.M. on the first Thursday of every month at the Fairfield Glade Library multi-purpose room located at 455 Lakeview Dr. Visit www.cumberlandmountaincoalition.com and on Facebook.

CMPC wants you to know that Wind turbine projects in Tennessee are not a dead issue!

The Crab Orchard industrial wind energy facility could move forward when the state moratorium expires on July 1, 2018. Learn about the research on health and environmental impacts of wind farms; learn about the status of the proposed wind energy legislation in our state; and, learn about plans for the next steps in protecting Tennessee with responsible wind energy policies.

Play party Bridge

Please join us for Party Bridge every Wednesday from 12 noon till 4 P.M. (we start promptly at noon) at the Fairfield Glade Community Church, 512 Snead Rd.

For more info. Call 707-7057 or 484-7947.

Get help with grieving

Looking for help with grieving the loss of a loved one?  Fairfield Glade UMC is here to help with our GriefShare sessions each Thursday from 10 A.M. to Noon in Room 2.

Call FFG UMC (931) 484-3473 for details.

Overeaters meetings set

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12 Step Program to help with food issues, meets on Thursdays at 4 PM in Room 7 at the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church.

There are no weigh-ins, fees or dues you only need a desire to stop eating compulsively.

If you have tried all the other weight loss programs with no success, why not try us to see if this could be your answer to get healthy and stay healthy.

Contact Edith at 256-630-7888 for more information.  You are not alone anymore, welcome home.

Building & Projects  volunteers needed

We are looking for a few people who have experience in the construction field — Engineers, construction, project managers, etc.

If you are interested in volunteering a couple of hours a month, please email your name and number and I will be in contact with you. Email to: [email protected]

Whine and Dine Singles Group now meeting

Whine and Dine’s goal is to bring singles together to celebrate holidays and enrich lives.

They meet monthly on the 3rd Friday at 4 P.M. in the lower level of the  Fairfield Glade library.  After the meeting many dine as a group at a local restaurant.

For more information call Peggy 217-460-1355.

Writing workshop begins

“Foundations of Writing”- Plateau Writers host a new weekly writing workshop on Wednesdays at 1 P.M. in the FFG Community Church Library.  Small group activities will apply to all types of writing.  Join  us any Wednesday.

New to Modern Bridge?

Come play and learn with your peers in a friendly, non-threating environment.  Wednesdays in the FFG Multi-Purpose Building. Mini lessons: 12:30-12:50. Beginners Bridge Game from: 1:00-3:30.  No partner required.

Need more Info?  Call 931-202-0332 or visit www.tnpbridge.com

SAS Luncheons third Wednesday each month

Senior Adult Singles are now meeting the 3rd Wednesday each month at 1 P.M. at Red’s Ale House, 36 Drew Howard Road, Crossville, 38571.

Turn off Peavine Road in Fairfield Glade, at Dartmoor Drive (that’s between Cumberland County Bank and Regions Bank) and go to the Y in the road. Red’s is at the Y.

All singles 55 and older, and not in a ‘living-together’ relationship, are welcome to join them. They’ll have lunch and discuss all things  ‘politically incorrect.’

Call Emily at 456-1409, or Sharon at 456-0634 for details.

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.

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.

Pinochle group plays on Wednesdays

Play Pinochle each  Wednesday evening at the Fairfield Glade Library Building; Rooms A&B

Doors open at 6 P.M. they start playing at 6:20. There is a $1.25 Donation to play.  Bring extra dimes in case you don’t make your bid. They welcome Newcomers and are glad to teach you how play.

Stamp Club meets

The Upper Cumberland Stamp Club meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday. They are no longer meeting at the Fair Park Senior Center but at the Art Circle Library now. Meetings are from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.

Visitors welcome. For more information please contact Ray Kusmierski at 484- 3479.

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: http: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]

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.

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]

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.

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 Linda Pollock [email protected] 360-877-0575 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.

Any questions, call Cumberland Good Samaritans at 484- 3225.

Euchre on Tuesdays

If you know how to play Euchre, join us on Tuesday evenings at the Fairfield Glade Library Building, upstairs meeting room.

There is a $1.25 entry fee.  Bring extra nickels in case you don’t make your bid.

Doors open at 6 o’clock.  Games start promptly at 6:20 pm.   We play every week except for holidays or when Community Club facilities are closed.

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.

TOPS meetings set

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

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 $3.00 per hour. Contact 931-210-0976

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.

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.

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.

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.

For more info, email [email protected]

Duplicate Bridge Players meet Tuesdays

Tuesday night Duplicate Bridge at the Community Church on Snead invites all bridge players with 499 master points or less to join them to play from 6 to 9 P.M.

If you have any questions, call Paul at 707-1388.

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.

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]

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.

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.

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.

Try 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.

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

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 A.M. to 5 P.M. 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.

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