Relay For Life Team Captains meeting will be held Jan. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at JacksboroMiddle School. Team Captains kits, signs, and lots of information will be available. Relay for Life will be held May 1 and 2 at the Campbell County High School Football Field.
All former employees of Big Lot #305 will have a reunion on Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the LaFollette Country Club, please bring your favorite dessert.
A colored pencil class will be held at the Chaniott and Carroll Studio of Art on Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The class will include basic instruction in drawing and composition, and the use of color harmony in the creation of shadows. A 5X7 still life will be completed. For more information call Terri Chaniott at 907-2282.
A Martin Luther King Jr. presentation will be held on Jan. 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Clear Fork Community Institute. Hosted by the Woodland Community Land Trust, participants will enjoy a presentation, skit and lunch before planting several Chestnut trees. For more information contact Alexandra Ash at 784-5304.
CoveLake Hiking Club will hike on Jan. 24 at FrozenHeadState Park in Wartburg. The group will meet at Eagle Market at 9 a.m. For more information or reservations contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.
The Open Arms Ministry will hold its Board of Directors meeting on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at its location in John McGhee Industrial Park in Caryville. For more information, call (423) 566-6723.
Campbell County Shrine Club will hold its monthly meeting Jan. 26 at the DAV building A pot luck is planned please bring a covered dish, dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.
The newly formed Norris Lake Coast Guard Auxiliary will meet on Jan. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cove Lake State Park Pavilion. Membership is open to anyone 17 years old.
Chi Rho Kids and Paradigm Ministries are collecting warm pajamas for children ages birth to five years to stay warm in the winter months. Anyone who would like to donate new, warm pajamas to the Paradigm Pajama Drive, can drop them off at Smart Styles, located inside Wal-Mart. Distribution will be held Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. at Paradigm Ministries (located at 1327 E. Central Ave. LaFollette, in East Gate shopping center). For more information, contact: Quinna Hatfield: (865) 250-8600 or Christie Elkins: (423) 494-4243.
The Campbell County Division of Young Champions will host registration at the LaFollette Recreation Center on Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. Classes will be held every Thursday, for boys and girls ages 4- 15. Each class is 45 minutes, beginner, all-star, and elite levels available. Ages 4 to 15 grouped by age and skill level. Helps prepare children for middle and high school try-outs. No try- outs, everyone is welcome. Optional uniforms and merchandise can be purchased at class. Optional events are offered: Competitions, Parades, and Clinics. Only $7 to join and class is $7 pay as you go.
Beth Hickman, Field Representative for Congressman Lincoln Davis, will visit CampbellCounty on Jan. 29. She will be available to meet with constituents and assist them with federal matters. She will be in the Council Chambers at the LaFolletteCity Hall from 10 to 11 a.m. and at the JellicoCity Hall in the Council Chambers from 2 to 3 p.m.
RoaneStateCommunity College's TennesseeSmallBusinessDevelopmentCenter with the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce will offer a free workshop for small business owners and entrepreneurs who want a better understanding of starting a new business. The workshop will be from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Jan. 30 at the Oak Ridge Chamber, 1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike; and will be led by Jutta Bangs, Business Specialist of the local TSBDC office. To sign up call 865-483-2668 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Community Health of East Tennessee Black Lung Clinic of LaFollette will host an outreach program beginning at 10 a.m. on Feb. 6 in the conference room at the Morgan County Courthouse, 415 S. Kingston Street in Wartburg. Information will be furnished and questions will be answered concerning Federal Black Lunch Benefits. Call 563-1008 or 563-1015 with questions.
Blue Moon Rising will perform in the Old Claiborne County High School Auditorium in Tazewell on Feb. 7. Cumberland Gap Connection will open the show at 7 p.m. Call (423)869-2444 or check gibsonproductions.com for additional information.
Anyone needing forms for filing income tax for 2008, an ample supply is available at the LaFollette Public Library. These are for filing purposes only. We have no employer forms such as 1099's, etc. The library does not provide assistance for filing taxes and we cannot answer tax questions, but we are happy to provide forms for you.
AARP Tax Aide counselors Charles Gladwell, Pearl Randall, Dan Panzaru and David Green will be available to do tax returns at the LaFollette Public Library. They will do taxes returns every Thursday morning starting Feb. 5 at 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, continuing through April 15. Reservations can be made by calling Nancy Green at the LaFollette Public Library, phone number 562-5154.
Hand and feet warmers are needed for soldiers in Afgan. There will be a drop box at Asbury Law Office in Jacksboro, the warmers will be mailed asap.
The CampbellCounty and Tennessee Arts Commission is funding the SeniorCitizenCenter’s Folk Art Class on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Celebrate Recovery is for men and women who are struggling with a hurt, hang-up, or habit. Meetings are held every Thursday evening in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church, 409 Main Street, Jacksboro. A light meal is served at 6:15 p.m. followed by a large and small group meeting. Refreshments are served afterward at the Solid Rock Café. There is no cost. For more information call 562-5168, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Childcare is now available. Child care is provided. Women’s small group addressing anger issues and physically, emotionally and verbally abused women have recently become available.
Narcotics Anonymous meets on Wednesday and Sunday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 8 p.m. at 2119 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette in the Campbell County Unity Association building.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Jellico United Methodist Church, 204 Fifth Street, Jellico, on Mondays at 7 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays each evening at 8 p.m. as well as Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at 2119 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette in the Campbell County Unity Association building. Alcoholics Anonymous also has a hotline, 1-800-905-8666.
Al- Anon for the families of the alcoholic meets Tuesdays at 8 p.m. The meetings will take place at 2119 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette in the Campbell County Unity Association building.
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