Community Bulletin Board

Reminder: Road closures for USA Cycling Time Trials

(ORPD press release) Beginning at 7:00 am on Thursday, June 23rd, several road closures will take effect for the USA Cycling Individual Time Trials National Championships in Oak Ridge. Road closures on Melton Lake Drive will begin at 7:00 am, starting with the area from Amanda Drive to Emory Valley …

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Fall Softball sign-ups in Oak Ridge underway

(City of Oak Ridge press release)  Team registration for the City of Oak Ridge Recreation & Parks Department’s 2022 Fall Softball season opens June 20, 2022. A Men’s League will be offered on Monday evenings with a possibility of Thursday make up games. A recreational and a competitive Co-Ed league …

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MEDIC continues with its summer donor enticements

MEDIC Regional Blood Center and Bruster’s Ice Cream are teaming up to help donors cool off with a pint of ice cream this June. Donors will receive a coupon for a pint of ice cream on June 29th and 30th.  Additionally, donors will receive a ticket to Anakeesta on July 1st. …

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GSMNP reminds motorists Foothills Parkway West closed from Flats Road to Highway 321

(GSMNP press release) Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials remind the public that Foothills Parkway West will be fully closed from the Flats Road intersection near Look Rock to the Highway 321 intersection near Walland beginning today (Monday, June 20th) through Wednesday, August 31st for a paving project.  The roadway is …

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Lavender Festival returns to Oak Ridge

The annual Lavender Festival returns to Historic Jackson Square in Oak Ridge for the first time on two years this weekend, with festivities planned for today through Sunday. The main event is Saturday’s free festival in Jackson Square, with live music from 8 am to 4 pm, fresh lavender vendors, …

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MEDIC to celebrate Amazon Prime Day tie-in

(MEDIC press release) MEDIC will celebrate Amazon Prime Days on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21st and 22nd and all donors will be automatically entered to win a $150 e-gift card. Donors must have a valid email address to win. As a reminder, MEDIC has teamed up with United Way of Greater Knoxville …

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ASAP hosting Psychological First Aid Training

ASAP of Anderson says there will be a virtual Psychological First Aid Training on June 23rd and July 28th from 12:00-1:00pm EST. This one-hour session explores how you can care for yourself and others during times of stress and crisis in major emergencies. Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/2p9h5x45.

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Federal grant to assist with food insecurity across Tennessee

(TDA press release)  Tennesseans facing food insecurity will have improved access to nutritious foods thanks to a grant awarded to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA). The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service has awarded a $1 million grant to TDA to improve the reach and resiliency …

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