Community Bulletin Board
Updated: October 24, 2014
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The 15th annual Kickoff Party for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life for East Anderson County will be held on Thursday evening, November 6th at 6:00 PM at Hoskins at 111 N. Main Street in Clinton. This event is open to the public, persons involved in the 2014 Relay For Life event, area cancer survivors, persons or businesses interested in becoming involved in the 2015 Relay For Life event. A dinner for donation will be provided by Hoskins including chili, hot dogs, vegetable soup, cornbread, banana pudding and beverages. Team awards will be given out from the 2014 Relay For Life event. Attendees will be provided with information on how to get a team enrolled to participate in the Relay for Life event which will be held on Saturday April 25th. A team consists of 8-15 people dedicated to fundraising, walking at the event and participating in activities throughout the event. Teams come from churches, schools, businesses, civic groups, cancer survivors and families/friends. Organizers have set their fundraising goal at $90,000 this year so we will need everyone’s help.” The theme of the upcoming Relay for Life Event is, “Relay”opoly: Fighting Cancer is No Game”. Teams will be encouraged to establish themes that go along with games of any type. The event will be held on a new schedule from 2:00 PM until 12:01 AM. Event Chairperson, Amber Price says, “the event schedule will allow time for more musicians and other entertainment to be scheduled in the afternoon which will bring more of the public in to enjoy the festivities while supporting such a great cause. RSVP is appreciated for attendance at the Kickoff , but is not required. You may reach event chairperson, Amber Price at 776-5842 or email@example.com. Or you may contact public relations coordinator Kelly Lenz at 457-1649 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Bring your family and friends and join our community as we work together to eliminate cancer from our lives!
Main Street Baptist Church will host “Reality House” at the church, located at 215 Fourth Street, in Rocky Top on October 27/28/29th from 6 to 8:45 pm. Admission is free. It is suggested that if you can, please bring 2 canned food items for MSBC’s food pantry. Reality House is not recommended for very young Children. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. For group reservations, call 865-216-2005. Call the church office for additional information at 865-426-2184.
On Tuesday October 28th Morning Pointe of Clinton will be having a Community Bingo game, it is free to play but space is limited so you need to RSVP to 457-4005. The fun begins at 2:00 at 960 S Charles G Seivers Blvd Clinton, TN. Morning Pointe of Clinton will also have a Trunk or Treat for children on Wednesday October 29th from 6-8 pm. Put on your Halloween best and come on over to Morning Pointe of Clinton.
The Anderson County Community Action Commission will start signing Anderson County residents up on the NEW orange commodity card on Monday October 20th. It is that time of year when EVERYONE must sign back up! Residents MUST bring with them proof of ALL household income, however it CANNOT be a bank statement, proof of address, and know everyone's birth date and social security number. Clients can sign up at 149 North Main Street Monday-Friday 8 am to 12:00 noon. The deadline to sign up is Monday November 10 at 12:00 noon. If you have any questions please call our office at 457-5500.
Take Charge Fitness Program will be hosting a FREE Seminar on Obstructive Sleep Apnea on October 27that 5:45 PM!! Laura A Cutler with Parkway Sleep Disorder Center will be conducting seminar. Ms. Laura Cutler will discuss how Obstructive Sleep Apnea is identified and treatments available for it. The community is invited to this informative seminar at Take Charge Fitness Program located at Clinton Physical Therapy Center at 1921 N. Charles Seivers Blvd in Clinton. The meeting will be in the upper building, so please proceed through the lower parking lot to the driveway to the upper building. If you have any questions, please contact Take Charge Fitness staff at 865-457-8237.
Dutch Valley Elementary School Chili Cook-Off will be held Friday, October 24, 2014 from 6:00-8:00pm...Costs: Chili Bowl: $3.00...Hot Dog: $1.00 (*loaded $2.00*)...Drinks: $1.00...ALL YOU CAN EAT: $10.00...JOHN ALVIS WILL BE AUCTIONING OFF DESSERTS AND OTHER ITEMS! PERFORMANCE BY THE REAL McCOY’S!
The East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) will be distributing applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) throughout the month of October. To receive an application by mail, call ETHRA toll-free at 1-800-552-0127, extension 4825 and leave your name and mailing address. You can also download the application from ETHRA’s website at www.ethra.org/publications/2014LIHEAPapp.pdf. The sponsor of the program is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency and the goal of the program is to provide assistance to low-income households to help offset the high cost of heating their homes.
There will be a gospel singing at Union Valley Baptist Church (three miles outside Oliver Springs on Windrock Road) on Saturday October 25th at 7 pm featuring Walking by Faith, the Union Valley Singers and the Praise Him Youth Choir. All singers are welcome. For more information, call 865-435-4150.
First Baptist Church of Clinton wants you to save the dates of April 11th and 12th, 2015 as the church will host its third Remote Area Medical—or RAM—Clinic that weekend, which will provide medical, dental and vision services to the uninsured.
Alzheimer’s Tennessee will hold a “Bikes, BBQ and Bluegrass” event on October 25th beginning with registration from 8 to 10 am at Emeritus Senior Living at 734 Emory Valley Road in Oak Ridge. Come on and ride early, enjoy lunch and some great bluegrass music, and still make it home in time for that day’s UT/Alabama football game. The entry fee is $20 per bike and $25 for two riders, which includes lunch. Non-riders are also welcome to join in the fun for just $10, which will cover your lunch. There will be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Kickstands go up at 10 am with barbecue and bluegrass from 11 am to 1 pm. All proceeds will benefit Alzheimer’s Tennessee. For more information or to pre-register, call 865-481-3900.
The Clinton Physical Therapy Center Relay For Life Team is selling beautiful mums for the Fall from Stanley’s Greenhouse to benefit the American Cancer Society. There are a variety of colors available including yellow, orange, rust, red, pink and purple. What a great way to decorate for the autumn or give as a gift to friends or family while also supporting the American Cancer Society! Mums may be pre-ordered by calling 457-8237 or stop by the Clinton Physical Therapy Center facility at 1921 N. Charles G. Seivers Boulevard to pick yours out.
The Briceville Fire Dept will be starting their annual Turkey Shoot on Saturday Sept. 6th at 5:00 pm. It's located on Briceville Hwy @ Bill Black Lane. All stock guns are welcome shells will be provided. For more information call 209-9992 or 661-4499.
Sign ups for the 2014 Holiday Bureau will be held at the Holiday Bureau in Oak Ridge on the following Saturdays in October; the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th from 9 am to 12 noon and at the Courthouse in Clinton on Tuesday October 21st from 9 am to 1 pm. It is for Anderson County residents only. When you come in to sign up, you must have your photo ID; Social Security card for everyone in the household; proof of all household income and proof of residence.