November 1, 2011 Edition

Parkinson Support Group November 1 meeting

The Parkinson Support Group will meet on Tuesday, November 1st at 2:30PM instead of the usual time of 10:30am.  We will meet at Christ Lutheran Church, FFG.  We will be planning our Christmas Party and we will talk about the Blazing toward the Cure Conference in Nashville, at Vanderbilt. (We rented a bus and 28 of us when down for the day.  We learned quite a bit, and had a good time.) Hope to see you there on Nov. 1st.  Any questions about our group, please call 484-0193.

 

Stamp Club meeting November 2

The Cumberland County Stamp Club will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 2nd and 16th at 11:00am. The meetings are held at the Fair Park Senior Center located at 1433 Livingston Rd, Crossville. Meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Visitors and guests are welcome. Contact Ray Kusmierski (484-3479) or Arthur Meharg (707-1435) for information.

 

First Thursday at Shanks Center to feature local musician Susan Stark

Thursday November 3, 5 – 7 pm, will be the monthly First Thursday Reception at the Shanks Center for the Arts, 140 North Main Street, across from the Depot in Crossville TN. New visual art will be displayed for the first time that day with an emphasis on high quality original “gifts of art” that are handmade by local and regional visual artists, musicians, writers, videographers. Refreshments will be served from one of the local cookbooks published by Uplands Village residents. Music will be provided by local vocalist and songwriter Susan Stark who recently produced a new CD of original songs, “Connected at the Heart” with Recording Engineer, Tony Perry. Following the First Thursday reception, the Shanks Center has winter hours of Thursdays, 10 am – 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm.

 

Kinseekers Meeting November 3

The next meeting of the Kinseekers at Fairfield Glade will be held on Thursday, November 3, at 1PM,  at the Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Dr, FFG. At the next meeting, Debbie Judd will be “Breaking Down Brick Walls”.

Please note that Kinseekers have changed to meet only once a month, the first Thursday of every month. For more information please call Erin at 456-8367.

 

Elks Pasta Night November 4

The Elks Lodge of Cumberland County is now offering a “Pasta Night” once a month from 4 to 7 pm .  On November 4 we will be serving pasta with  meat sauce or  white clam sauce .  Your choice for only $ 8.00 a person.  Children 8 yrs and younger are half price.  Meal includes garlic bread, salad and dessert.

The Elks Lodge is open to male and female aged 21 and over who are American citizens and believe in God.  If you would like additional information, call the Lodge for more details 484-0150.    Please keep in mind we have limited parking so if you can car pool that would be greatly appreciated.

We are located at 1145 Genesis Rd. which is about 1/2 mile south of I-40. Lodge hours are 12-9 pm Monday through Saturday.   For more information please call 484-0150.

 

Saloonatics featured at Hebbertsburg Dinner November 5

Tony the MIDI Man (lead guitar and vocalist), Chuck the Bass Man (bass guitar) and Lewis the Drummer (drums) — will woo you and wow you with their unique blend of Elvis, light rock ‘n roll and all your favorite standards. Rumor has it that they will even accept requests from the audience, so, mark Saturday, November 5 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm Central Time on your calendar. This will be the season ending dinner/dance for 2011, so don’t miss it. We’ll be posting information in this paper in the spring regarding the opening date for 2012.

Come hungry, ’cause we’ll be serving a tasty, homemade Spaghetti Dinner including bread and a soft drink for just $5.  And, don’t forget our Fun and Famous Cakewalk with cakes supplied by our local talented Hebbertsburg ladies. Admission is only $3 for those 16 years old and older; children are free and always welcomed. All funds are used entirely for compensating the band, and for the upkeep, general utilities, and insurance of the Community Center. So come on down, support this local community, enjoy an evening of fun and camaraderie, visit with neighbors, and meet and make new friends.

Whether you like to line-dance, jitterbug, fox-tot, waltz, two-step, or your own unique combination of them, plan to come and have a great time. Hebbertsburg is about 10 minutes North of FFG, Tennessee. Call Carolyn at 707-7837 with any questions and for directions if you need them.

County Republicans to dedicate new headquarters November 6

The Cumberland County Republican Party has announced a special event on Sunday, November 6 to commemorate the grand opening of its new headquarters office at 539 West Avenue in Crossville.

The events of the day will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1:00 p.m. and all interested citizens are cordially invited to attend.  The program will include attendance and participation by many local, regional and state elected officials and representatives.

Information booths on a variety of pertinent topics will be available, including data on voter registration, state redistricting, and new voter ID card requirements.  Guests will also have the opportunity to join the County Republican Party or the County Republican Women’s Club.

Bumper stickers, jewelry and other items of interest will be offered for sale. Food, beverages and desserts will be available.

The local party encourages all residents who wish to show support for the party to attend.  For more information contact Johanna Wentworth at 456-8590.

 

Elks Prime Rib Dinner  November 6

Your local Elks Lodge is serving a delicious prime rib dinner on November 6th.  You will receive a 1/2 lb. prime rib steak along with a baked potato, vegetable and desert for only $14.00 per person.  Children 8 yrs and younger are half price.    Reservations are requested for this dinner so call the Lodge to day and sign up!  Serving from 4-7 pm.

The Elks Lodge is open to male and female aged 21 and over who are American citizens and believe in God.  If you would like additional information, call the Lodge for more details 484-0150.    Please keep in mind we have limited parking so if you can car pool that would be greatly appreciated.

We are located at 1145 Genesis Rd. which is about 1/2 mile south of I-40. Lodge hours are 12-9 pm Monday through Saturday.   For more information please call 484-0150.

 

Volunteer Coin Club meeting November 8

The Volunteer Coin Club of Crossville will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, November 8 at 6:30 pm.  The meetings are held at the 127 Senior Center located at 1460 South Main Street (Highway 127 South).  Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.  Visitors and guests are welcome.  Contact Mike Puhl (456-0397) or Franc Conner (337-1247) for information.

 

Beginner Pastels Class November 10

If you have never tried pastels or if you would like some pointers in drawing with pastels, Beverly Olin is the artist to meet.  This well-known local artist, whose landscapes and pastels are frequently displayed in the area, delights in using pastels to paint figures and faces.   Olin, a long time teacher, welcomes this opportunity to present this class.

Pastels will be offered at the Plateau Creative Arts Center, 451 Lakeview Drive (off Peavine), Fairfield Glade on November 10 and 11 from 1 pm – 3 pm.  The cost for the two day session is $30 for members and $40 for non-members.  You may bring your own supplies or the use of pastels and paper are available for $5.00.  Call 931-707-7249 for more information or to pay by credit card.

The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade is a not-for-profit ©(3) organization and an equal opportunity provider.  Website www.artguildfairfield.net.

 

Upper Cumberland Republican Women’s Club meeting November 10

The UCRWC monthly meeting is on November 10th at 5:30 at the Cumberland County Justice Center, Justice Center Dr, Crossville.  We will have a report on the Tennessee State Republican Federation of Women’s Convention from some of our members who attended the event, as well as, finalizing plans for the Young Republicans Informational Forum to be held on November 15th at Roane State Community College in Crossville.

Please join us for our meeting and bring a friend, we look forward to seeing you there.

 

Get active with Walking Club now till November 11

The Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade invites members and residents to take part in its first eight-week Get Active Walking Club.

The Club will meet from Monday, Oct. 3 to Friday, Nov. 11, to exercise through walking various distances in the community five days a week

Starting time is 8 a.m. on Monday, Thursday and Friday; starting time on Tuesday and Wednesday is 2 p.m. The Club is free.  The only requirement for participants is to sign a waiver indicating they are in good health, which can be done during regular hours at the Front Desk of the Wellness Complex, or at 7:45 a.m. on the first day, Oct. 3.

Personal Trainer Hazel Bardash will lead the first walk.  Other personal trainers will take turns escorting participants each week. There will be a variety of distances and a variety of routes.  Comfortable walking shoes are required as well as dress appropriate for the weather. For more information, call 707-8420.

 

Elks Friday Fish Fry November 11

The Elks Lodge is open to it’s members and their guests.  We start serving at 4 pm until 7 pm.  For only  $9 per person, children 8 years and younger half price ($4.50). You will enjoy ” All-you-can-eat” fish and side dishes of coleslaw, French fries and dessert. For the non fish lover, we offer a single serving of a half baked chicken and baked potato which includes all side dishes.

The Elks Lodge is open to male and female aged 21 and over who are American citizens and believe in God.  If you would like additional information, call the Lodge for more details 484-0150.    Please keep in mind we have limited parking so if you can car pool that would be greatly appreciated.

We are located at 1145 Genesis Rd. which is about 1/2 mile south of I-40. Lodge hours are 12-9 pm Monday through Saturday.   For more information please call 484-0150. People will not remember what you said or what you did but they will remember how you made them feel

 

Craft Fair and Bake Sale November 11-12

St. Alphonsus Crafters Guild will have a Craft Fair and Bake Sale, November 11, 8-4 and November 12, 8-1., at St Alphonsus Catholic Church Parish Life Center,151 St Alphonsus Way(off Sparta Dr.) Crossville, Tn.

Do your shopping early. There will be something for everyone.  There will be Fall and Holidays decor, ornaments, jewelry, hand painted items, woood crafts, and leather goods will be sold. Lunch will be served both days by the Council of Catholic Women.

 

Young Republicans Informational Forum November 15

The Cumberland County Young Republicans are hosting a Young Republicans Informational Forum on November 15, 2011 at Roane State Community College, Crossville Campus, 2567 Cooke Rd., Crossville, at 6:00 PM.  Young Republican chapters from across east Tennessee will be represented.  The purpose for this forum is to share ideas and coordinate efforts for growth and participation in our political process.  The officers from the University of Tennessee College Republicans will give a 30 minute presentation. The president of the Vanderbilt College Republicans is also scheduled to speak, as well as, Aaron Snodderly, State Chairman of the Tennessee Young Republican Federation. There will also be a question and answer session.

This event is sponsored by the Upper Cumberland Republican Women’s Club and was coordinated by Mary Rubrigi and the UT College Republicans.  The Forum is free and is open to all ages. We invite both older and future young Republicans to attend to encourage and show support for these young patriots; they are the future of our country and our party.

 

Fiber Arts Major to Teach Class at Shanks Center November 18

Katelyn Dunn, Fiber Arts Major at Roane State University, is scheduled in Crossville Tennessee to teach participants how to make needle felted holiday cards. The class will be on Friday, November 18, 3 – 4 pm CST, at the Shanks Center for the Arts, 140 North Main Street, across from the Depot in Crossville TN. The cost of the class is $20 which includes all materials, and is payable at the class. Call the Shanks Center, 931-787-1936, to register prior to Monday, November 14.

 

Hurricane Smith and the Garden of the Golden Monkey - The Musical at SMHS Nov. 18 & 19

Stone Memorial High School Panther Tale Players will present “Hurricane Smith and the Garden of the Golden Monkey - The Musical” on Friday, November 18th & Saturday November 19th at 7:00 p.m. at Stone Memorial High School Auditorium.   This comical Musical Spoof takes place in the Jungle as Hurricane Smith, our hero, searches for the Golden Monkey.  You will not want to miss this fun-filled musical! Tickets are only $5.00 and can be purchased at the door or by calling Stone High School at 484-8646.

 

Santa will visit Crossville Model Railroad Club November 28

Santa Claus is coming to town!  Santa & Mrs. Claus will be at the Crossville Model Railroad Club on the Monday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 28 from 4-7 p.m. Mrs. Claus will be reading the Polar Express story at 4:30 & 6. The Polar Express train will also be running during this time. Bring your camera. The Model Railroad Club is located in the Crossville Outlet Center on Gensis. rd.  Our regular hours are Fir 12-4, Sat 10-5 & Sun 12-3 For more information call Ann 788-2613 or our website: www.crossvillemodelrrclub.org

 

Fairfield Glade RHA Resident of the Year announced at November 28 meeting 

The RHA is announcing the fifth annual award for Fairfield Glade Resident of the Year to be announced at the RHA dinner meeting on November 28, 2011. You probably can name a number of residents who would be excellent candidates. This is your opportunity to nominate someone who you believe deserves such a title based on their dedicated service to Fairfield Glade, its residents and Cumberland County. A future, current, and former presidents of RHA will form the selection committee that will review your nominations and struggle with the difficult task of selecting a deserving winner of the title for 2011.