Annual Bus Trip set
The Avalon Center’s Annual bus trip to view a Lady Vol game is scheduled for January 2, 2014.
The price is $70 per person which includes game ticket in Lower Level, dinner at Bearden Banquet Hall, Charter Bus transportation. Trivia Quiz and fun prizes will be included.
Candace Parker’s jersey will be retired prior to tip off. Call Luanne at 931-261-3561 for more information or to put your name of the list.
FFG Garden Club to “Get Their SWAG On”
On Wednesday, Nov. 20th,the Fairfield Glade Garden Club will put their creative minds (and hands) together for a workshop to make holiday swags.
Members and other attendees are asked to bring wire coat hangers, fresh greenery (think Evergreen, Holly, Nandina), berries (also Holly, Nandina), pine cones, and any lightweight knick-knack items to decorate your take-home swag.
Although the Club will furnish ribbon, you may want to bring your own that will coordinate with the masterpiece you have in mind. The Garden Club meets at FFG Community Church, 521 Snead Dr. in Fairfield Glade.
Doors open at 9 A.M. with the day’s activities beginning at 9:30 A.M. Anyone interested in gardening (or those in serious need of SWAG in November) may attend Garden Club gatherings.
For more information and/or questions, contact the Club Moderator, Ellen Jeffers at 707-8578.
Glade Fantastic Quilt Guild to meet Friday
Members of the Fairfield Glade Fantastic Quilt Guild will gather for the monthly membership meeting scheduled for Friday, Nov. 15, from 9-11:30 A.M. in the Fellowship Hall of the FFG United Methodist Church.
Members will cast their votes for the Guild’s officer positions to determine the leadership team for 2014. Ballots have been circulated to the membership via the monthly newsletter.
In addition to the usual business meeting, members will be shown examples of various small gifts which can be constructed in the time remaining before the holiday season.
Annette Johnson will introduce the Guild Challenege for 2014 and Kathy Krambeck will preview her T-shirt quilt workshops to be held early in the new year, coaching interested members on how they can prepare and assemble the materials for these popular projects.
Fat Quarter fabrics for the monthly drawing are “Christmas Fabrics.” Show and Tell and the Fat Quarter drawing will conclude the meeting.
Guests are always welcome and encouraged to get acquainted with the Guild and its many activities. The purpose of the Fantastic Quilt Guild is to further the art of quilting through education, sharing, service, preservation, and social camaraderie.
For more information on the Fantastic Quilt Guild, or the monthly meetings, please contact Guild President Sharon O’Shea at 931-484-3165.
One Step Beyond Christmas dinner slated
Our Christmas dinner is scheduled for Thursday, December 5, at 3 P.M. at Forte’s restaurant, downtown Crossville.
Mark this on your calendar. This will be our fourteenth annual Christmas dinner. The menu is 1/2 roasted chicken, vegetable, salad, bread and dessert for $14.50.
Checks should be in no later than Tuesday, November 26th. Reservations are required, so pls. call Jane Webb 931-210-8841, Lillie Fondell 707-7558 or Bobbye Bitto 707-8607 if you plan to attend. Forte’s need the number count prior to our dinner in order to prepare the meals.
Please make your check payable to One Step Beyond and mail it to Lillie Fondell, 134 Lakeside Dr. Fairfield Glade, TN, 38558. Remember to please have your check in on time.
This Christmas dinner has always been the highlight event in past years. They always enjoy the good food and fun people with whom we can dine and celebrate our yearly blessings. They welcome those that are 50 plus years of age who are alone, (single, widowed, and/or widowers).
One Step Beyond is a club that meets every other month at a local restaurant for enjoyable get togethers. Mark your calendar for the Thursday, December 5, dinner at Forte’s Restaurant.
Woodmen of the World celebrate Thanksgiving
Woodmen of the World Chapter 900 will host a Thanksgiving Celebration on Tuesday, November 19th at the Shoney’s in Crossville.
Woodmen Chapter 900 will honor the following organizations for the work they do in their communities; From Cumberland County: Hilltopers, Kids on the Rise, Avalon Center, and Hospice. From Roane County: FISH, Hands of Mercy, Rescue Squad, and Pathways Shelter. All Woodmen members and their guest are invited to attend.
PC users meet Monday
The Plateau PC Users Group will meet Monday Nov 18, at the 127 South Senior Center. Note: this is a new meeting time for winter of 3 P.M.
The November program will be presented by Lori Cook, Postmaster for Crossville.
Lori started with the Postal Service as a city carrier in 1986 in Ohio. She moved to Tennessee in 2000 as an analyst for the Tennessee District then Postmaster in Pleasant View, TN, Lawrenceburg, TN and for the past 4 years in Crossville TN.
Lori will be addressing the club on the evolution of the Postal Service from beginning to end: Pony Express through our current web based programs that make it helpful for customers to apply postage from home and have their packages picked up at their door.
She will also discuss the future of the postal service.
The meeting begins with questions/answers at 3 P.M. The Q/A session is followed by a short business meeting, with the main presentation beginning at 4 P.M.
The Plateau PC Users Group meets the third Monday of the month at the 127 South Senior Center. PPCUG is dedicated to helping its members and the community better enjoy the use of personal computers.
Visitors are always welcome at the meetings and there is no charge for attendance. For more information and to read the latest version of their newsletter, the Gazette, visit our web site at www.ppcuginc.com or call Steve Rosenberg, president, at 931-742-0151 (9 AM-9 PM, only please)
Glade Hospice sale set
With the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays right around the corner, the members of the Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary have been busy creating beautifully decorated gingerbread houses and cookies for their upcoming bake sale.
In addition to their gingerbread specialties, the members will also be providing their famously delicious cakes, breads, cookies, cupcakes, pies, brownies and other “goodies – all ready to serve or to pop into your freezer for use in your holiday entertaining.
The sale will be held from 8 A.M. until 2 P.M. in the Village Green Mall on Friday, November 22. Known for their excellent baking skills, the members’ baked goods sell quickly, so come early to insure your best selection.
All proceeds from this sale will benefit Cumberland House, the six-bed residential facility operated by Hospice of Cumberland County, the only not-for-profit hospice service provider in the county.
Korean Vets to meet
Korean War Veterans will meet on November 13 at 1 P.M. at the Fairfield Glade Community CCenter on Stonehenge Dr.
Uniforms are preferred if you have them, however, Cmdr Bob hopes to see as many of the regular membership as possible at the very important November meeting.
Questions or driving directions should be directed to Cmdr. Bob Johnston at 931-484-8798.
They will commence to confirm reservations to the Christmas Party to be held at Druid Hills, starting at noon on Wednesday, December 18. Cost is $17.50 per person. Guest are welcomed at the same price!
Guests are always welcomed to sit in on the regular meetings, but cannot vote — there is never an obligation to membership, but they would be happy to have you — you would be glad to become a member of the group, which is known as the SHARPEST military group on the Plateau.
The mission of the Korean War Veterans Association is to defend our nation, care for our veterans, perpetuate our lefacy, remember our missing and fallen, support the Wounded Warrior Project, and assist needy local charitable organizations.
Glade churches announce Thanksgiving service
This year the FFG Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service will be held on Tuesday, November 26, at 7 P.M. at The United Methodist Church, 231 Westchester Drive in Fairfield Glade.
All area residents are invited to join them as Pastors from seven FFG churches will be sharing the program.
Offerings will go to the Peavine Care Center and FFG Resident Services. Please make checks payable to FFG Council of Churches.
For more information, contact either Council Chairperson, Ralph Seeh (931-707-9768) or your pastor.
SHIP meeting scheduled
SHIP representatives from the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging & Disability will be at Art Circle Public Library in Crossville on November 22 from 9:30 A.M. to 3 P.M. to help counsel on Medicare Part D plans, as well as Medicare Advantage Plans with drug coverage for 2014.
Please call SHIP at 1-877-801-0044 to make an appointment. Annual Open Enrollment for 2014 is October 15th through December 7th.
Readers Theater slated
Seniors who enjoy acting, drama, jokes and laughter should join the Reader’s Theater at the Fair Park Senior Center.
No need to memorize your lines, everyone reads with expression! Actor Terry Burgess will be leading this fun hour every Wednesday beginning on Nov. 20th at 3 P.M. at the Center at 1433 Livingston Rd. in Crossville.
To sign up ,or for more info 484-7416.
Democrats to meet
The Cumberland County Democratic Party will have their monthly meeting, Monday, November 25.
The meeting will begin at 6:30 P.M. at the Crossville Housing Authority, 67 Irwin Avenue.
All area Democrats are encouraged to attend.