October 25, 2011

The Gathering Place final performance October 27

The Gathering Place, sponsored by Fellowship Baptist Church, will have its final performance on Thursday, October 27 from 6-8 pm.  Performers returning, in no particular order, are JoJo Kettler, host and featured singer, Jay Fox, The Loopers, Rusty McClanahan, Dennis Donald, Sam Graham and the Goldenaires, Terry Winningham, and Boyd Raper.  Join us in the sanctuary at 12 Westminster Court to be blessed by this outstanding lineup in the final performance of the season.  Call 456-2525 for info.


Neighbors and Newcomers meeting October 27

Fall colors and friends will abound at the Cumberland Mountain State Park on Oct. 27th. Co-Presidents, Marita and Vickie, have posted a “Help Wanted” sign for set-up at 10:30a.m. If you are willing and able we will see you then.

Registration begins at 10:48a.m.  Dues-$10.00.  Lunch-$13.00 (seperate checks please). Menu consists of :  Roast beef, baked chicken, salad, veggies, choc. cake and Banana pudding. Program for this month is the Homestead Project presented by Vicki Vaden. Monitary donations will be accepted to help several organizations provide turkeys for their Thanksgiving Baskets.  Wishbone anyone? Reservations may be made by visiting:  [email protected] or calling 707-1683. Last call for reservations or cancellation is Oct. 22.  No shows are responsible for payment.


Elks “All-you-can-eat”  Friday Fish Fry October 28

The Elks Lodge is open to it’s members and their guests.  Our hours are 4-7 pm.  Price is $9 per person, children 8 years and younger half price ($4.50).

It just keeps getting better at the Elks.  For your enjoyment we now offer All-you-can-eat’ fish plus “all-you-can-eat” side dishes of coleslaw, French fries or baked potato and dessert.  For the non fish lover, we brought back the single serving of a half baked chicken 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.


Halloween Party October 28

It’s that time of year when we think of witches, black cats, ghosts, & spooky stories. Some of us even like to dress up in costume & go to Halloween Parties.  If you are in that category, we have just the thing for you!  Everyone is very cordially invited to attend our adult Halloween Party Friday, Oct. 28th beginning at 7 p.m. & lasting until 10 p.m. at the Thunderbird Activity Center at Lake Tansi. Dennis Long will entertain with different style music for your dancing & listening pleasure.  Costumes are optional (It’s just more fun to make people guess who or what your costume represents). Bring your own beverage & snacks to share. Admission is $6 per person.   If you have questions, please call Mike Livingston at 931-788-6483.


Light n’ Lively Dance Club October 28

Come join us for the Light N’ Lively dance on Friday, Oct.28th at the Multi-Purpose Building on Lakeview Drive from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.  Dance the evening with Frank Byars for your listening and dancing pleasure. Halloween costumes are optional. Dress is casual.  Please note – Timeshare and guests are welcome for $10.00 per couple; $5.00 single.  We encourage members to invite friends and neighbors for the fun-filled evening.  The dances are BYOB affairs with the club supplying ice, snacks, and coffee.

If you have any questions , please call one of the host couples for the evening:  Joan Frederick 456-9571, George Ambrose 484-1594, Harold & Sharron Pate 456-6488.


Chili Supper October 29

The Music Ministry of the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church is pleased to host a Chili Supper Fundraiser for our Local and Outreach Mission programs. Please join us on Saturday, October 29, at the church at 231 Westchester Drive for great food, fellowship, and the wonderful music of our own Gospel Truth praise and worship musicians. We will be serving from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. A Love offering will be accepted. All are welcome!


AARF senior program

“Need a new best friend?  All About Rescue and Fixin’ (AARF) is sponsoring a no-cost program for seniors who are willing to adopt an older dog  (4- years old or older) from the Cumberland County Animal Shelter.  There are five adoption scholarships left.  For more information please call Jennifer Farley, Executive Director @931-260-8018 for details.  Great opportunity to get a BFF!”


Crab Orchard Care Center Knitters need yarn donations for next project

Crab Orchard Care Center’s knitting group is asking for donations to its supply of yarn, needles and patterns. Residents of area communities, who may have any of these supplies available for donation, can call Cherry Landrus at 459-2187.  Donations can also be dropped off at the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Complexes at Crossville and Fairfield Glade.  Packages left at the Wellness Complexes should be clearly marked for the Crab Orchard Care Center.  There is a drop-off box in both facilities.

The Wellness Complex at Crossville is at 130 Woodmere Mall on Highway 127.  The Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade is at 130 Stonehenge Drive. Members of Crab Orchard Care Center knitters, who refer to themselves as Chicks with Little Sticks, have been teaching women in the community to knit items for their homes and families.  The current project is hats and scarves for the persons in need who come to the Crab Orchard Care Center for assistance.


Discover the FOL “Bling Box”

You will be thrilled to learn that the olde treasure chest, the Friends of the Library (FOL) “Bling Box,” now sits atop the beautiful  credenza in the Circle of Friends Book Store within our Art Circle Cumberland County Library. There within our community “living room” is a new opportunity for you to support our library. This treasure chest is the “drop box” for your donated “bling,” (costume jewelry) hence the “Bling Box.”

The FOL is requesting donations of “unused, wouldn’t wear it again, do I ever need new” costume jewelry. Help the FOL support our library in its effort to buy the best and most current books available. “The Bling” will be on sale at the first ever FOL “Bling Sale,” just in time for gift giving, (and restocking my own “Bling Box”) on Saturday, December 17, 2011.


Driving to Michigan or Ohio?

AARF (All About Rescue and Fixin’) needs your help to transport dogs to new and loving homes. If you would be willing to take a dog up north when you go, please call Jennifer Farley, Executive Director at 931-260-8018 or [email protected]  Take a look at all of our adoptable dogs and cats at www.aarf-tn.com.


Florida citrus begins arriving in November

Fresh Florida citrus fruit will begin arriving in November for the 2011-2012 season at the Inez Wrenn School at 2335 N. West Ave.,across from Obed River Park. (N-70)  This is our annual Student scholarship program.  Fruits available are:

Navel Oranges, Red grapefruit, tangerines, and a variety pack. Orders may be called in for oranges and grapefruit for full boxes (36-40 lbs.) or half boxes (16-20 lbs.), tangerines only half boxes and the variety pack has an assortment of all three fruits listed only in half boxes.

Deadline for orders for the November delivery is October 27.  You will be notified of delivery between Nov.8-11.

For information or orders, call:  Betty at 707-1919, Beth at 484-3380, Millie at 456-1580.  THANK YOU for your support for our students and their education.


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, 4-7 pm

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 all 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!

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. Members and their guest are welcome.


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.


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.


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.


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.