Join Fairfield Singles
The Fairfield Singles is an informal singles group that plays golf on Saturday mornings thru October and meets twice a month for game nights, cards, Texas hold-em, euchre and other games at member homes.
The group bowls Wednesday evenings from Nov. thru March and has karaoke on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Various parties are held throughout the year. Call Sandra at 931-456-9680 or Carol 931 210 8888 or visit our website: www.fairfieldgladesingles.webs.com.
Golfers are needed for small Friday group. Various formats – skins – Chesapeake quota. For info: [email protected]
Thursday Couples Golf League open to all
Couples, come sign up for a nine-hole scramble using fun formats played Thursdays at Heatherhurst with tee times starting at 3:33 P.M.
This is a social golf group and you need not be a “good” golfer. After play they have dinner at a local restaurant and award prize money.
The signup sheet for the following Thursday play will be posted Sundays on the bulletin board located near the restrooms.
You can also sign up via email by sending your names, handicaps for nine holes (max is 20) and your phone number to [email protected]
Also, please indicate if you will be joining them for dinner. Deadline for signing up on paper or via email is Sundays by 3 P.M.
The pairings will then be posted on the boards at Heatherhurst, Druid, and Dorchester at noon on Tuesday for play on Thursday.
Organizers for this year’s play are Don and Jo Ann Alverson. You can call 707-7073 with any questions.
All residents and timeshare visitors are welcome.
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.
Cancer support available
H.O.P.E. (Hope for Oncology Patients and Encouragement) focuses on living well with cancer. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month at 3 P.M. in the Fairfield Glade Community Church located at 521 Snead Drive (use rear entrance).
The group provides discussion and support to current cancer patients, survivors, care givers, and interested parties. Additionally, cancer professionals are scheduled to speak providing the latest information to the group about a host of cancer topics.
For more information contact Bob Vickers 931-456-6995, Gretchen Harvell 931-484-4464, or Roberta Wascher 931-484-6633.
Chess Club welcomes all
The Fairfield Glade Chess Club meets bi-weekly in a friendly and congenial group to play and learn on Wednesday at 6:30 P.M. at the Community Church in the Fireside Room on Snead Drive.
On Thursdays, they meet at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville at 1:30 P.M. in the lunch room.
Anyone can play on Wednesdays. You have to be over 50 to play on Thursday at the Senior Center. Call Amos Duncan for more information @ 931-484-6522 or on the web at at ffgchess.org.
Networking group meets twice per month
Plateau Opportunity Connections-a business networking group will be meeting the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at Shoney’s restaurant of Crossville (in the back room) at 11:30 A.M.
The group is now accepting new businesses into membership.
For more information; please e-mail [email protected]
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.
An enjoyable night of bridge is offered with free coffee and cookies. Questions? Call Paul at 931-707-1388.
The Garden at Pleasant Hill hosting events
Enjoy wonderful gospel music, fellowship and a home-cooked meal at The Garden the SECOND and FOURTH Saturday of each month, now through the second Saturday of October.
Two gospel groups are featured each week, with a time of food and fellowship in-between. Admission is free (there is a Donation Box to help defray costs).
Come by yourself or bring a group. (For large groups,advance notice is appreciated, so enough food can be prepared). Call Monica at 277-5198 for more information or for directions.
Meeting to become a Ham Radio Operator
Ever thought of becoming an amateur radio operator? It’s easier than you thought. The Cumberland Plateau Amateur Radio Club invites you to visit them at one of their monthly meetings and find out how.
A licensed ham, new to the area? Check them out also. They meet at the Crossville Airport on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 P.M. For more information, please call 931-287-0195.
New Wednesday Location for Bridge
They have moved from the Multi-Purpose Building to the COMMUNITY CHURCH at 521 Snead Rd. All are welcome, so join them for a friendly game of bridge every Wednesday, 12:20 to 4 P.M. For further info call 931-707-7057 or 931-484-0344.
SAM (Single Adult Ministries) invites all local singles to its weekly Coffee,Tea and Company time, each Wednesday from 9 to 11 A.M. in the Library (first entrance) of Fellowship Baptist Church, 12 Westminster Court.
They provide the coffee and the tea, you are the company. Qualifications: 25 or older, single, not in ‘living together’ relationship. Questions? Call Sharon, 931-456-0634 or Emily, 931-456-1409.
What a ‘MESS’
The Machine Embroidery Sewing Sewciety, a social group dedicated to the joys of Machine Embroidery, is open to anyone with an interest in Machine Embroidery.
The group meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Christ Lutheran Church on Snead Dr. in Fairfield Glade. at 9:30 A.M.
The group’s purpose is to share its experiences, success and disasters. The membership is made up of beginners, intermediate and accomplished sewers.
Most of their members are hobbyist, sewing mostly for fun, family and friends, and a few are business oriented, so they have a wealth of experience to share.
A non-compulsory challenge is presented at each monthly meeting; the purpose is to challenge the members to new ideas and techniques; Show ‘n Tell is the main program, with discussions on threads, stabilizers, and design. They occasionally have guest speakers.
Call Pat 456-8584 for more information.
Porsche Enthusiasts of the Glade sought
Porsche owner or Porschephile – doesn’t matter! If you love Porsches and are interested in getting together with others just like you, we are trying to form a simple local group who loves the brand.
Not a club, no dues; just get together to talk about Porsches, maybe do a road trip to the lovely Cumberland countryside, meet for breakfast, lunch or dinner on occasion or just enjoy each other’s company.
If interested, contact Keith Kurz at [email protected] or by mail at 116 Sugarbush Circle, Crossville, TN or call 931-456-8322.
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. in the Dave Kirk Automotive Body Shop, across Hwy. 127 from the dealership.
Join them and meet new people as events are planned which all Corvette owners can enjoy. For more information contact Coy Watson at 931-459-4976, or visit the web site at plateaucorvetteclub.com.
FCL eyes new members
Funeral Consumeral Alliance is the only charitable organization that has a focus on helping people who are facing the death of a loved one, or planning for their own funeral.
Their focus is on providing education, support and advocacy regarding all aspects of making final arrangements.
Did you know that you can be a part of their mission to provide consumer eductation and advocary? If you would to join the Alliance, please contactPaul Kennedy at 456-6918 or local president Karen Smith PD.D our local President in Knoxville at 865-951-8515.
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 or Carol Campbell 456-4241.
Visiting with the elderly is a priceless service that anyone can do. Volunteers are need to make a visit.
For more information on this Volunteer Program, contact Ladelle Randolph, Public Guardianship office, 931-476-4149, ext. 4149
Dulcimores meets weekly each Saturday
All those, who are interested, are invited to visit the Dulcimore group’s weekly Saturday rehearsals at 10 A.M. on Saturdays at the Fairfield Glade Community Church.
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 rehearse at other locations, check with Phyllis Hubbard at 931-456-6702 for exact schedule and details.
TOPS meets Tuesdays
The Crossville Chapter of TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY) meets every Tuesday morning at the Bank of Crossville, 1251 N. Main St. in the Second Floor Conference Room.
Weigh-in is at 9 A.M. with meeting & program starting at 9:30 and lasting until 10:30 A.M.
For info, call 456-8918 or 459-2365.
YogaStretch each week
YogaStretch will be offered each Wednesday at 1 P.M. at the Fair Park Senior Center.
Participants will move their whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement.
Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.
This is just one of several certified Silversneakers® programs offered at the center.
Upper Cumberland Stamp Club meeting
The Upper Cumberland Stamp Club holds bi-weekly meetings at the Fair Park Senior Center at 11 A.M. on the first and third Wednesday of each month.
The Senior Center is located at 1433 Livingston Rd. in Crossville, across from the County Fairgrounds.
All interested in stamp collection are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Ray Kusmierski at 931-484-3479
Railroad Club meetings
The Crossville Model Railroad Club runs 15 model trains every weekend in five different scales. The details of the layouts reflect imagination, creativity and craftsmanship.
The club is in the Crossville Outlet Center on Genesis rd or I-40 exit 320.
Hours are Fridays, noon to 4 P.M.; Saturdays 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.; and Sundays noon to 3 P.M.
The club will open for groups with an appointment. For more information call Ann Grogitsky at 788-2613.
Habitat for Humanity
Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for their 2013 building season.
Please stop by the office at 329 McLarty Lane in Crossville to pick up an application.
For questions please contact Melinda at 931-484-4565 or email: [email protected]
Hebbertsburg Dinner/Dance set each Saturday
The FIRST Saturday of each month, through September, the Hebbertsburg Community Center hosts a dinner/dance.
Admission $3 for adults, children 16 and under are free. A well known local band is featured each month.
The home cooked meal is just $6. Great family fun. Call Carolyn at 931-707-7837 for directions or more information.
Dog Obedience class
Register now for upcoming dog obedience, rally and conformation classes. Call 931-787-1478 or e-mail to [email protected]
Euchre on Wednesdays
Come out and play euchre with us on Wednesdays in Fairfield Glade at 6:30 P.M. at Fairfield Glade Community Church on Snead.
Inspirational writers meet once per month
The Write Touch Inspirational Writers Group meets the fourth Monday of every month at FFG United Methodist Church at 9 A.M.
Beginner writers are welcome as well as published authors. The meetings will offer lessons, ideas,critiquing, and encouragement.
For added information contact Ruth @ 456 1244 or Bev @456-4523, or e-mail [email protected]
Carving classes held every Thursday
Wood Carvers and wannabe wood carvers are invited to join us from 5-7 P.M. every Thursday that school is in session at the Cumberland County High School. For further information and directions to the class area, call 931-788-5329.
Foster pet parents wanted rescued dogs
All About Rescue and Fixin’ (AARF) needs folks to be foster pet-parents for dogs that are awaiting transportation to rescue groups out of state.
Fostering can be short or long-term.
Most dogs need to be fostered for only 1-2 weeks before being transported by volunteers to new forever homes.
Or if you are interested in transporting dogs, please contact Jennifer Farley, Executive Director, AARF @ [email protected] or 931-261-7045.
Need housing assistance?
Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?
For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Developments District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.
Adult relative support group meetings will be held on every third Thursday from noon to 1 P.M.
It will be held at the UCHRA Bldg., at 73 Methodist Campground Loop, Crossville.
For housing assistance while caring for relative child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4141.
Bread of Life Rescue Mission needs help
Have a heart for service? The Bread of Life Rescue Mission has a need for volunteers to fill food boxes and answer the telephone after 1 P.M.
If interested, call Harriet at 931-287-0084 or, Jim Young at 931-707-0503.