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Community Bulletin Board

Updated:  July 28, 2015

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AC Preschool information

 The Anderson County Preschool is made up of Early Head Start, Head Start, PreK and the Afterschool Program. 
Head Start and Early Head Start are comprehensive federally funded programs designed to serve low-income families. EHS serves children ages
6 weeks-3yrs. and pregnant moms. HS serves 3 and 4 yr. old children. Income eligibility is based on the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
The PreK program is state funded and serves primarily 4 yr. old children meeting the free and reduced lunch guidelines, have a disability or considered to be at risk.
Afterschool is a fee based program which provides extended hours to working parents.  
For more information and links to find out more or register your child, visit http://www.preschool.acs.ac/.

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New Beginning Baptist Church will hold an "All In" golf tournament on Saturday September 19 at Whittle Springs Golf Course in Knoxville.  Registration begins at 7 am with an 8 am tee time.  The cost is $60 per person or $240 for a four-person team and that fee includes 18 holes of golf and lunch.  Various prizes will be awarded, including for Longest Drive.  Hole sponsorship opportunities are still available and businesses can sponsor a hole for $100 or you can sponsor a hole in someone's memory for just $50.  All proceeds will benefit the New Beginning Baptist Church Youth Group.  For more information or to sign up, call Chris Freeman at 865-806-7080.

The East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) is distributing applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (or LIHEAP) for households that have not received assistance since October 1st, 2014. To receive an application call ETHRA's toll-free number at 1-800-552-0127, extension 4825, and leave your name and mailing address. Applications are also available at the local ETHRA Office on Leinart Street in Clinton or on ETHRA's website at www.ethra.org/publications/2014LIHEAPapp.pgf. The sponsor of this program is the Tennessee Housing Development Agency and its goal is to provide assistance to low-income households to help offset the high cost of home energy.

Beginning Monday July 27, 2015 Anderson County Community Action Committee will be accepting applications for the orange commodity card.  If you have an orange card you DO NOT have to sign back up.  To sign up participants must be an Anderson County resident, and provide proof of all household income, know birth dates, and social security numbers for all household members.  We will take applications Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 am-12 noon. The deadline to sign up will be Friday August 7th @ 12 noon  For more information on this equal opportunity program please call 865-457-5500.

Are you experiencing regular fatigue, brain fog, muscle aches and pains, gas and bloating, sugar craving, food sensitivities or allergies, nail fungus, athlete’s foot, jock itch or yeast infections?  Have you taken broad-spectrum antibiotics or birth control pills?  If so, you may be interested in learning how to cleanse and revive your health with therapeutic grade essential oils and whole food based supplements in a healthy way without starving yourself.  Ryoko Suzuki will be doing a free talk on Friday, July 31st at noon at Clinton Physical Therapy at 1921 N. Charles G. Seivers Boulevard.  Ryoko has previously worked at Clinton Physical Therapy Center, but now works at Healing Spirit Bodywork in Nashville.  She is a licensed massage therapist and Svaroopa Yoga instructor.  She also works with clients on how to properly use essential oils to aid in improved health and wellbeing.  Come learn how to get your digestive system back on track, and feel good inside and out!!  For further information call 457-8237.  The seminar will be held in the upper building behind Clinton Physical Therapy Center.  Please park in the upper lot.  

You are invited to take part in “Golf FORE Dreams & Miracles,” a golf tournament at the Woodlake Lodge Golf & Country Club in Tazewell to benefit the Dream Connection and East Tennessee Children's Hospital. The tournament will be held on Thursday August 6th with lunch and registration from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm, a shotgun start at 1 pm and a dinner and live auction at 5:30 pm. The cost to participate is $500 per foursome, which includes 18 holes with a cart, lunch and dinner. The club is located at 330 Woodlake Blvd., Tazewell, TN 37879. For more information or to register, call 423-626-6010.

A Community Summer Health Fair will be held on Saturday August 15th at the House of Worship located at 190 Manhattan Avenue in Oak Ridge. The event will be held from 10 am to 2 pm and will feature health screenings including blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol as well as eye exams. Medical, chiropractic, pediatric and nutritional consultations will be available, along with fitness classes, games and fun for the whole family. For more information, call the House of Worship at 865-272-3703 or visit www.thehouseofworship.com.

On Sunday, August 2nd, the Oak Ridge Community Band will present its August Concert at 7:00 pm at A.K. Bissell Park. This is a free event but donations are welcome to offset band expenses.  Bring lawn chairs or blankets for outdoor seating and enjoy refreshments from Razzleberry's Ice Cream Lab.  The music program featuring show tunes, Broadway selections, marches, and swing will include guest vocalists the Community Band Choir, the Community Band Men's Chorus, and soloists Lettie Andrade de la Torre, Mike Cates, and Deidre Ford. For more information visit www.orcb.org or call 865-482-3568.  

The town of Petros is putting together its first ever Fall Festival. It will be held in downtown Petros on Saturday, September 19 from 10 AM till 5 PM. We are planning on having a day of music by local bands and performers. Vendors will be setting up booths on Main Street. There will be games for the children and Bingo for all ages. Additionally, a Car Show is planned as part of the day’s excitement. Of course, delicious goodies and food will be available. The committee is seeking more vendors to add to the shopping fun. Anyone interested in setting up a booth can submit a $10.00 set-up fee to the committee. We also are inviting old car owners to display their cars in the show the car fee is $10.00 per car. Further information can be found by contacting Carol Beene at the Petros Library (423-324-2825) or by e mailing your inquiries to petrosfallfestival@gmail.com. First 25 cars will receive Dash Plate day of the event. Please plan on attending. Bring a friend and spend the day with us.

The Anderson County Office on Aging will be hosting a community bingo game on the second Wednesday of every month at Summit View Nursing Home in Rocky Top at 3 pm for those Anderson County residents who are 60 or older. There will be snacks provided and prizes given away. 

The American Red Cross depends upon a volunteer work force to deliver all of its programs: Disaster Response, Services to the Armed Forces, Health and Safety Education, and administrative functions such as finance, facilities and reception duties.  There is a role just waiting for you! For more information, visit www.redcross.org or call 865-584-2999.

TENNderCare is Tennessee’s commitment to see that children and teens have the best start to a healthy life.  TENNderCare is a free program of check-ups and health care services for children from birth to age 21 who are TennCare eligible.  A check-up includes: a health history; complete physical exam; lab tests as needed; vision and hearing screenings; developmental and behavioral screenings when appropriate; and advice on how to keep your child healthy.  In addition, dental and behavioral services are also available.  In Anderson County for more information call the Health Department at 865-425-8800.  You can also call 865-425-8715 to speak directly with a Community Outreach TENNderCare Representative. 

On the first Thursday of every month, the Clinton Public Library will hold an open computer lab just for job seekers from 2:00-3:30 pm.  During this time, an instructor will be available to assist patrons with job searches, job applications, resumes, and cover letters. 

South Clinton Baptist invites everybody to join them this Sunday and every Sunday for church.  Sunday School begins at 9:45 am and the church service begins at 11:00 am.  They also have Children's Church (BLAST) for children in Pre-K through 5th grade.  If anybody young or old or anybody in between needs a ride, please call the church office at 865-457-0863.

The City of Clinton has contracted with Emergency Communications Network to license its CodeRED high-speed notification solution. The CodeRED system provides officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire city.  Messages delivered via the CodeRED system will include major fires, chemical spills, evacuations, lock downs, natural disasters, abductions, major water system problems, bomb threats and other emergencies. Residents who live inside the city limits will also have the option to be notified when the National Weather Service issues tornado warnings and other severe weather information.  All individuals and businesses are urged to log onto the city of Clinton website (www.clintontn.net) and follow the link to the CodeRED enrollment page. Those without Internet access may call the Clinton Police Dept dispatch center at 865-457-3112, Monday through Friday, (10am-5pm) and supply their information over the phone. Required information includes first and last name, street address (physical address, no P.O. boxes), city, state, zip code and primary phone number. Additional phone numbers can be entered as well.  All businesses and individuals, who have unlisted phone numbers, who have changed their phone number or address within the past year and those who use a cellular phone or VoIP phone as their primary number should register. 

The Free Medical Clinic of Briceville sponsored by the Clinton Baptist Association is open, providing basic health care to uninsured, low-income residents of Anderson and surrounding counties.  The facility is located in Briceville on Highway 116 across the road from the Post Office.  Appointments are taken on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 am to 12 noon by calling 865-426-0037.  Patients will be seen each Wednesday beginning at 9 am.

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WEBSITES OF LOCAL INTEREST

Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) of Anderson County:  www.ASAPofAnderson.org

Anderson County Veterans Service Officer Leon Jaquet:  ljaquet@andersontn.org

Clinton High School Football:  www.clintondragonsfootball.com

Anderson County Trustee's Office:  http://www.andersoncountytrustee.com/

Anderson County Chamber of Commerce:  www.andersoncountychamber.org

Anderson County Emergency Medical Services--- www.acems.net OR www.r2ems.com

Anderson County Sheriff's Department-- www.tnacso.net

Anderson County Clerk's Office-- www.andersoncountyclerk.com

City of Clinton--- www.clintontn.net

Anderson County Election Commission--- www.acelect.com

Anderson County Register of Deeds--  www.andersondeeds.com OR www.andersondeeds.org.

TWRA-- www.tnwildlife.org

Tennessee Wildlife Federation-- www.tnwf.org

Do Not Call-- www.donotcall.gov

Anderson County government:  www.andersontn.org

American Red Cross-- www.redcross.org

Medic Regional Blood Center-- www.medicblood.com

Coal Creek Watershed Foundation--  www.coalcreekaml.com

Anderson County Tourism--   www.yallcome.org

Anderson County Property Assessor--  www.acgis.net

Anderson County School System-- www.acs.ac

Discover East TN--   www.DiscoverET.org

City of Oak Ridge-- www.cortn.org

Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited--  www.crctu.com

Green McAdoo Cultural Center & Museum--  www.greenmcadoo.com

American Museum of Science and Energy--  www.amse.org

Mayor's Commission On Clinton's 21st Century-- www.walktothefuture.com

First Baptist Church of Clinton-- www.firstbaptistclinton.com

Roane County Election Commission--- www.roaneelections.com

Blount County Government:  http://www.blounttn.org

Alcoa City Government:  www.cityofalcoa-tn.gov/

Maryville City Government:  www.maryvillegov.com/

Clinton City Schools:  www.clintonschools.org

   

 

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