Vista Gatherings – December 19, 2017

Volunteer Coin Club to Meet January 9

The Volunteer Coin Club of Crossville will hold their regular  meeting on  Tuesday, January 9 at 6:30 P.M.

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.

Sign up for golf league

Sign up for the Fairfield Glade Women’s 9-hole Golf League is beginning.

Another fun-filled season is fast approaching. Check us out at We have been going strong for 30 years plus.Our league plays a shotgun start at 7:30 A.M. on Mondays beginning on May 7th and ending September 24th.

The opening brunch will be held on Monday, April 30th. Players may choose to play from the red tees or the forward green tees. Our golf venues include all five Fairfield Glade courses.

The league wants everyone to have a good time golfing while abiding by the PGA and local golf rules. A special meeting for new members will be held in mid-April.

If you have questions prior to the meetingPlease call Membership Chair, Karen Sloboda at 707-1782 or President, Wendy Bernek at 210-7248.

Prior to the first play date you must have an established USGA handicap of five 9-hole scores of 70 or less. The GHIN fee must be paid separately at the Druid Hills Pro Shop. Annual dues are $25.

Annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Christmas Eve for some folks is a time for last minute gift wrapping, cooking and other details, while other like to make time to attend a church service and concentrate on the true meaning of Christmas.

If you are one of this second group, we at Fellowship Baptist Church, 12 Westminster Court, Fairfield Glade, invite you to join us on Sunday, December 24 at 6 P.M. (CT) for our annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.

You will be welcomed and you will be blessed, as our choir shares some of their music from this year’s Christmas Cantata, our pastor brings a message about our blessed Savior and we all join in singing some of our favorite Christmas Carols, before ending the service with the lighting of the Christmas Candles.

Any questions or in need directions, call our church office at 931-456-25225 or check out our webpage at:

Railroad Club Unveils Christmas Display

The Crossville Model Railroad Club is now decorated for the Christmas season and will have special extended hours in the days before the holiday.

A new Christmas Village has been built and special holiday trains are running. There are lights and a railroad themed tree along with other special features.

On Friday, December 22 and Saturday, September 23 the club will have special hours and events. The model trains will operate from noon to 7 P.M. on Friday and 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. on Saturday.

During this annual “Polar Express” celebration the film will be showing on the big screen during the hours the club is open with carpets down for on-floor seating for the children.

The club’s Wonderful World of Trains is in the Crossville Outlet Center next to Subway at the northern entrance. There are more than 4,000 square feet of operating model railroads in the scales of G, O, HO, N and Z. There is never an entrance fee as the club operated on the generous donations of those who love to watch the trains.  Regular hours are Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 4 P.M. and Saturday from 11 to 4 P.M.

The phone number is (931) 210-5050. The Club is on the web at and Facebook.

Salvation Army in need of bell ringers

Starting with Black Friday, November 24th, the Salvation Army is seeking “Bell Ringers” for their kettles in Cumberland County.

If you wish to “ring” in Crossville, phone 788-3414 to volunteer.

If you care to “ring” at Food City on Peavine Road, please phone 484-2503 to volunteer any of all Fridays and Saturdays  until Christmas. All “ringing” hours are scheduled in advance.

No meeting slated

Due to the holiday season the Plateau Corvette Club will not have a December meeting.

The January meeting will be held on Thursday January 11th, 2018 at the Crossville Outlet meeting room at 5:30 P.M.

The meetings will return to the regular schedule of the first Thursday of the month in February. Happy Holidays from the Plateau Corvette Club.

No Meeting this month

Residence Voice, a large group of Fairfield Glade property owners who are unified in having their ideas and concerns heard by their governing leadership, has suspended their monthly meetings until January 2018.

Beginning in January 2018, they will resume their monthly meeting.  Going forward they will held on the 3rd Thursday of every month at the library building at 1 P.M.

The first meeting for the new year is scheduled for January 18, 2018. Everyone is welcome.

They have a new website under construction at this time.  =Stay tune for updates on our new website and when it will be up and running:

Thank you for your patience and understanding as they transition to a better platform of communication between the residents and governing leadership.

Moonlighters celebrate

The Moonlighters’ Dance Club will be hosting a New Year’s Eve Dance Party at the Fairfield Glade Community & Conference Center.

The public is invited to join the group for a festive evening.  The party will be from 8:30 P.M. to 12:30 A.M.

The City Lites Band will be providing a variety of music for your dancing and listening pleasure.  You are asked to bring an appetizer and BYOB.  Ice, water, party favors and a midnight champagne toast will be provided.

All tables will seat eight. Guest couples $50 per couple , Individuals $25.

If you would like to reserve an entire table, please send checks together.

Make check(s) payable to the Moonlighters’ Dance

Club and send to:

Gail Moon,  32 Stonewood Circle,  Fairfield Glade, TN  38558

If you need any further information, please email [email protected] or call me at 423/468-0986

Senior Employment Program being offered

UCHRA would like to invite anyone 55 years or older who meets the eligibility guidelines to be a part of our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP).

This program provides on-the-job training for older individuals seeking gainful employment in the Upper Cumberland region.

This training is twenty hours per week at the current minimum wage with government and non-profit agencies.

If you have any questions or would like to see if you are eligible, please call (931) 520-9624 or come by the UCHRA Central Office located at 580 S. Jefferson, Suite B, Cookeville TN.

Volunteers needed

Have you always done your own taxes?  Are you looking for a way to give back to your community?

Would you enjoy working with a great group of people who work at the six AARP Tax-Aide sites in our district to provide free tax services to our community.

You can go to the AARP website and click on ‘Volunteer’ to sign up for more information to be sent to you or you can call our district coordinator, Robert Ellis, at 931-484-2064.

Program for Seniors

UCHRA would like to invite anyone 55 years or older who meets the eligibility guidelines to be a part of our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP).   If you have any questions or would like to see if you are eligible, please call (931) 520-9624 or come by the UCHRA Central Office located at 580 S. Jefferson, Suite B, Cookeville .

Fun, socializing, dancing

The New Generation Dance Club may be the fun opportunity for you.   Events begin with a social hour at 5:30 P.M.

Dinner and dancing start at 6:30 to 9 P.M. For more info call 931-287-0097 or email us at [email protected]

Marathon Pinochle to begin soon

Want to meet new people, old friends, and enjoy playing Pinochle?

Now is the time to enroll for the 2017-2018 season. Play begins in early September, and ends next May.

Send your name(s), address, phone and e-mail contacts with a check made out to Laurie Kreskowiak to Laurie at 24 Belvidere Ln, Fairfield Glade, Tn 38558.

Any questions? Call Laurie at 931-484-2123 or A. Susan Wilson at 815-861-3528.

Charity needs fabric

Helping Hands Ministry, an all volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is in need of fabric (any kind and size), notions, knitting and crocheting yarn for babies, needlepoint and cross stitch supplies and kits.

They can also use toothbrushes for adult and kids (individually packaged), toothpaste for adult and kids and floss. Call Penny 287-1674