Vista Gatherings – June 25, 2013

Meet and Greet set

All are invited to a “Meet & Greet” with Mary Jo Paige — Fairfield Glade’s new Director of Marketing & Events.

The event will take place at the Glade Community and Conference Center on Thursday, June 27 from 3 to 5 P.M.


Fashion show slated

It’s time to mix it up!  Do you remember the fashions mom used to wear?  Want to compare them to the fashions of today?

The Women’s Fellowship of Fairfield Glade Community Church is mixing it up this year with fashions from both years-gone-by and years-to-come at an event on Sept. 18.

Models will be wearing the fashions worn decades ago along with the fashions that are making headlines today.  Yesterday’s outfits are from the back of mom’s (or grandma’s) closet.  Today’s outfits are from Belk of Turkey Creek.

Belk’s will be dressing the models for luncheons, cruises, and parties.

For more information, call Judie Kleinfelt at 456-1568.  Join the fun!


Lake St. George Regatta to be “Tailgating”

Residents of Lake St. George have been busy planning this year’s regatta theme, “Tailgate.” The event will be held Saturday, July 27 from 3 P.M. to 7 P.M. Tickets are $10 per person.  Deadline for purchase will be, Saturday, July 20.

Tailgating pontoons will gather by the marina and tailgate from 2:30-3:00 P.M. At about 3:00 there will be a slow progression around the lake to showcase team loyalty. Afterwards, please dock your boat at home and meet at the marina at 4:30.

Big Boy Barbeque will serve dinner a meal loved by all tailgate enthusiasts! Remember to BYOB.

Come and “Tailgate” your team, whether it be college, pro, high school, military, etc. Activities will consist of team cheers, 50/50, door prizes, and great fun with area residents.

For tickets please call Anita or Jim Lister at 931-287-0107 and 517-749-0447 or Paula Johnson/Tim Driggs at 931-287-0259 or 734-776-7929.


Church hosts picnic

Faith Bible Fellowship of Fairfield Glade Cordially invites you to their July 4th Community Picnic, featuring patriotic and gospel music.

The even will be from 3 to 5 P.M. at the United Methodist Church Pavilion, 231 Westchester Drive in Fairfield Glade.

The Gospel & Patriotic musical entertainment will be provided by Dennis Donald, co-founder of D-Squared Productions, along with Ashley Krohn & Cheyenne Graff.

In addition, we are pleased to provide sloppy joes, hot dogs, rolls, condiments and drinks (iced tea, lemonade and water) at no cost to our guests, friends and neighbors!

They just ask that you bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share.  We know you will enjoy wonderful music, fellowship and food.

For details and to R.S.V.P., so we can know how much food to provide; please call Linda at 707-0347.


Fredericks to speak

Fairfield Glade Resident Services will be at Christ Lutheran Church (481 Snead Drive) on Monday, July 8, at 2 P.M. as part of our Stephen Ministries.

Joan Fredericks will be presenting the program “Caring Connections.” She is very knowledgeable about the many services available to us.

The congregation and members of the community are invited and        encouraged to attend. It will last about 45 minutes to one hour.


Volunteers Needed

Cumberland Adult Reading Council (CARC) is seeking creative people who enjoy working together to promote literacy in Cumberland County by serving on their Fund-Raising Events Committee. Organizing community events can be a fun way to meet new people and help CARC grow so that we can have a bigger impact in the community.

CARC is a 501c (3) non-profit organization that promotes improved literacy for adult learners in Cumberland County through the effective use of volunteers.

They provide support services for the volunteers and the learners and collaborate with individuals, groups and organizations who desire to foster increased literacy.

CARC is located at the Gateway Educational Center, 1 Goodwin Circle behind Burger King in Crossville. Their email address is [email protected] and our phone number is 931-337-5809

CARC is always looking for business, individual sponsors and non-profit partners to help them maintain their services. Please call or email them if you want to help support literacy in Cumberland County.


New York Picnic set

A New York State Picnic will be held Sunday, September 8 at the St. George Marina Pavilion.

The event will take place from 12:30 to 4:30 P.M. and the cost will be $10 per person. All New Yorkers and guests are welcome.


Junior Golf Clinic set

Our world famous Junior Golf Clinic is just around the corner.  Please call Heatherhurst Pro Shop at 484-3799 to register for this event.

Bring your junior (ages 5 to 17) to Heatherhurst on July 8th, 9th, and 10th from 9 to 11 A.M. for the bargain price of $60 per child.


Photography Club meets

On Thursday, June 27, the Plateau Photography Club will meet at the Fairfield Glade Community Church at 1 P.M.

The topic for this month’s meeting is “Through the Window”, photos taken through or framed by a window.

Bring a couple of your interesting shots for “show and tell” to the meeting.

They are a Special Interest Group of the Plateau PC Users Group and usually meet monthly.  Visitors and prospective members are always welcome.  For information, call Jim Mansfield at 484-6920.


Rally for the Cure

The Fairfield Glade Ladies 18 Hole Golf League will be sponsoring a Rally for the Cure golf event on July 30, at HeatherhurstGolf Course.

All women golfers are invited to participate in this Rally event.  The Rally registration fee is $20 per participant.

Interested women golfers may sign up at Druid Hills Golf Course in Fairfield Glade.


Golf tourney and fish fry scheduled at Tansi

All are invited to team together and play in the  Salvation Army’s 2013 Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 27 at 1 P.M. at Lake Tansi.

There will also be a fish fry.

The entry fee is $65 per person.

A representative from Callaway Golf will be giving demostrations on new equipment starting at 11 A.M.

The proceeds of the tournament will go to provide assistance for children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, and neglect by their parents; and to aid our Cumberland County Armed Forces Veterans in need.

Remember that the Entry Deadline for golf is July 24 and for Hole Sponsors it is July 19.


Volunteer Coin Club set to meet July 9

The Volunteer Coin Club of Crossville will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, July 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 (931-456-0397) or Franc Conner (931-337-1247) for information.


Annual Pioneer Day Festival scheduled

Pioneer and Heritage Day — The longest running festival in this part of Tennessee — has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14.

Several organizations are joining together to make this year’s festival bigger and better than ever! They would like to have you be a part of the action!

If you are a craft vendor, food vender, singer entertainer, or art demonstrator, you have an application in the attachment. You do not want to miss this festival!

All Proceeds will go to Fair Park Senior Center. Please contact them soon for your space! Fair Park Senior Center, 1433 Livingston Rd, Crossville, TN 38571. Phone 931-484-7416. Email: [email protected]

Applications are also available on our web site:

FOL to host Presidents, Hogs & Pies mystery

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the Friends of the Art Circle Library will host aother Mystery Tour. It will be $79 per person – of which $5 goes back to Friends of the Library.

For details please call Elaine Johnston at 931-484-8228 or email [email protected]


Photo contest slated

The Cumberland Count Master Gardners will have another photo contest during their 2014 Spring Flower and Garden Show (April 25, 26, and 27, 2014).

CASH prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place! And a cash prize for people’s choice.

There will be two categories: State Parks and UT Gardens. You will be allowed to enter both categories.

NOW is the time to start going to any of Tennessee State Parks, or any of the UT Gardens (Knoxville, Jackson and Crossville) to get your photos for next year’s contest. Remember since we are a garden organization we like to see FLOWERS, PLANTS, etc. in the photographs.

For more information contact Erin at [email protected]


Support Group meeting cancelled, new date

The Parkinson’s Support Group’s meeting on July has been cancelled and their next meeting will be on Tuesday, August 6.

Dr. Giorgio Sirbiladze, Neurologist with The Cumberland Medical Center will be giving a presentation on Parkinson’s Disease with a question and answer time.

They will have light refreshments at the meeting, and a borrowing library with books on Parkinson’s disease. They have a choir that meet once a week and performs in our area. They are a part of a National group call the “Tremble Clefs”. They meet for exercise at the Fairfield Glade Wellness Center one day a week for exercise class.

This is a very supportive group and we welcome all who have Parkinson’s disease, and other Neuro – Movement Disorders,  their loved ones, and caregivers.

They meet on the first Tuesday of the month at Christ Lutheran Church, in the Fellowship Hall, at 481 Snead Dr. in Fairfield Glade.

In September, they will be having a luncheon and a Neurologist from Knoxville or Nashville to speak to the many issues of Parkinson’s disease and any new developments in Parkinson’s research.

If you have question or would like more information, please call us, Gary & Sally Dixner, 931-484-0193.


Kinseekers to meet

Because July 4 is a holiday, the Kinseeker’s meeting will be held a week later than normal. The next meeting for the Kinseekers at Fairfield Glade will be held on Thursday, July 11,  at 1 P.M., at the Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Dr.

At the next meeting they will learn about Irish Ancestors.

Their meetings are open to all who are interested in learning how to research their genealogy. 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 931-456-8367.


Elks Fish Fry on Friday

The Elks Lodge is serving their famous Fish Fry 4-7 P.M. For this all-inclusive price of $10 per person, you can enjoy  “All-you-can-eat” fish and sides of coleslaw, french fries or baked potato and dessert.

For the non-fish lover, they offer a single serving of a half baked chicken which includes all side dishes, children 8 years and younger half price, children under 3 years eat free.

The Elks Lodge is open to its members and guests. They are located at 1145 Genesis Rd. which is about 1/2 mile south of I-40. Lodge hours are 12-9 P.M., Monday through Saturday. Please keep in mind they have limited parking so if you can car pool that would be greatly appreciated.


Fellowship Baptist hosts Annual Steak Fry

How does an 8 oz. grilled Rib-Eye Steak, with a baked potato, tossed salad, rolls, dessert and coffee, water or a soft drink sound to you?

And … it is only $8 per person. And, the steaks will be cooked according to your eating pleasure.

This is an annual outreach event sponsored by Fellowship Baptist Church, 12 Westminster Court, Fairfield Glade. They invite you and your family to join them on Saturday, July 20, at 6 P.M., to enjoy this delicious food.

The fellowship and blessings won’t stop there. The local gospel singing group, “Blood Bought”, featuring their own JoJo Kettler, will be singing after the meal. All of this will take place, rain or shine, in their comfortable pavilion.

The number of steaks is limited, so, reservations are required and the quota is reached quickly. So call 931-456-2525 for the reservation details. The deadline is Wednesday, July 17 at 6 P.M.


Wilson to speak

On Saturday, July 13, Vicky Wilson from Cookeville Regional Medical Center will be a guest speaker at NAMI of Cumberland Plateau’s noon Support Group Meeting at the Crossville Art Circle Public Library in Cumberland Room B.

Wilson’s presentation will describe Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s hospital within the hospital named Ten Broeck Tennessee. This program offers an adult psychiatric and chemical dependency, inpatient/outpatient program called The Path to Recovery.

Anyone interested in learning more about this program is welcome to attend.


AARP program offered

The AARP Driver Safety course, a classroom refresher course for drivers age 50 and older, will be offered at the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church, 231 Westchester Drive, in Fairfield Glade.

The eight hour course will be held on two consecutive morning sessions: July 11 & 12 (Thursday & Friday) from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Membership in AARP is not required to attend.

More information is available at –

Pre-registration for the course is required. Call Charley Manker (931-456-1549), AARP Instructor, to register your attendance. Cost for the class is $12 per person for AARP members, or $14 per person for non-members, payable by check to “AARP” at the first session. Class size is limited, so call soon to assure your place in this class.


The CPCWC is back

The Cumberland Plateau Christian Women’s Connection, a chapter of Stonecroft Ministries, invites all area ladies to celebrate with them on Thursday, July 18, from 11:30 A.M. to 1 P.M. at the Cumberland County Elks Club, 1145 Genesis Road, Crossville. The doors will open at 11 A.M.

After a seven-month hiatus, the Christian Women’s Connection luncheons are resuming on the same day of the month as before, but at a new, centrally located and permanent location. They have new leadership with exciting new ideas and invite all local ladies who have never attended, as well as welcome back all their ‘regulars’, and ask each of you to bring a lady friend or neighbor with you.

Their feature will be Terry Owens, local licensed massage therapist. He and his wife, Delores, operate Nature’s Way Massage in the Village Square Mall in Fairfield Glade.

Terry will be demonstrating a 15-minute massage on a lucky lady in attendance, and will discuss the different massages available and the benefits of each one.

Phyllis Page from Chelsea, AL, a humorous, international speaker and extensive traveler, will share her thoughts on “How to Have Peace When Faced with Hurricane Headaches.”

The menu will be grilled chicken breast, mixed veggies, mashed potatoes and apple cobbler, plus, water, tea and coffee, and the all-inclusive cost is still just $12 per gal.

Reservations are needed by noon on Wednesday July 10. Please call Carolyn at 931-484-9556.