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News Notes

By The Staff

 

The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on April 8 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Chaniott and Carroll Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building. Bring at least one piece of any original piece of art work you may have along with something about the artist or the reason you purchased the item. The group will be discussing the different aspects of why people purchase art or object d’art. Fran Painter will be hosting the meeting. Refreshments will be served. For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.   A pancake breakfast is scheduled for April 9 from 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. in the St. Mary's Campbell County Cafeteria/Solarium. Cost is $5.00 for two pancakes, sausage, and choice of milk, juice, or coffee. Delivery is available by calling 907-1327.Proceeds will be going to Relay For Life.   Speedwell Volunteer Fire Department will host a breakfast on April 10 beginning at 7 a.m. at station #1.   A telethon to benefit the Campbell County Cancer Association will be held on Saturday, April 10 from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. on WLAF – Channel 12. Funds collected in this annual telethon will be used to assist cancer patients with travel vouchers, medicines, food supplements, and medical supplies. Viewers are urged to call-in pledges in memory or honor of family and friends. All monies collected stay in Campbell County to assist cancer patients directly. Phone numbers for the telethon are: 562-1450, 566-1450, or 562-3557.    The Best of Times III organizational committee will meet April 11 at 4 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.   The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet April 12. 6 -6:30 p.m. bring your supper, 6:30-7:30 p.m. business at the First Presbyterian Church, the meeting room behind the church.  Contact Lion Carol McDonald 563-0057 for more information.   The LaFollette Middle School will be sponsoring a bingo and chili supper from 6-9 on April 13.  The cost is $2 per game of bingo and $5 for the chili supper. All proceeds go to Relay for Life. Contact: Judy Helton at LaFollette Middle School for more information   The Campbell County Children’s Center will have a Child Abuse Awareness Luncheon on April 16 from 12 – 1 p.m. at LaFollette Church of God. Keynote speaker will be Ella Nolan, “The Bachelor” contender. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Children’s Center. For more information please call 562-4190. All proceeds benefit the Campbell County Children’s Center.   Clinch Bend Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11 a.m. on April 17 at St Stephens Episcopal Church, Oak Ridge.  Tom Goodpasture, Boy Scouts of America, will speak on Flag Etiquette. For more information call (865)457-9632.   Diabetes classes will be offered April 19, 22 and 26 at 6 p.m. at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church located in Woodson’s Mall, southwest entrance. A full health assessment will be included with the program. This will include a lab to evaluate blood sugar and cholesterol. Lab provided by St. Mary’s. A free pair of diabetic shoes will be given away nightly, free trials to Absolute Fitness will be given away nightly, live well bags will be given for participants. To register call 784-4170, classes are free.   Bariatric (Weight Loss Surgery) Support Group meeting for those who would like to come at the Recreation Center the third Mondayof the month (April 19) at 7 p.m. For more info call Kim at (865)599-2205.   AARP TAXAIDE will be doing taxes for the seniors and low income families

again this year.  Taxes will be done on Thursday morning of each week

through April 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at

the LaFollette Public Library.  Counselors Charlie Gladwell, Dan Panzaru

and Pearl Randall will be there to assist. Reservations can be made by calling Nancy Green at the LaFollette Public Library at 562-5154.   The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce and AT&T are sponsoring the Annual Spring Membership Luncheon on April 20 from 11:45-1:30 at the Cove Lake State Park Pavilion. Please RSVP to 566-0329, seats are limited.   Relay For Life will host a movie on the lawn on April 16, rain date is April 23. Bring your chairs and blankets. Refreshments will be available. Adult donation is $5 and children under 12 $3 donation. Get tickets at The Sugar Shack or from and Key Club member the high school starting April 9.   Peoples Bank of the South in Jacksboro is selling chances for $1 each for a spa basket for Relay for Life.   The Woodland Community Land Trust is looking for vendors interested in selling homemade or homegrown items at the May 8 Spring Craft Sale and Quilt Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Eagan. Anyone interested in being a vendor or that has a quilt to display in the quilt show please call at 784-5304.  For more information visit the website http://woodlandcommunitylandtrust.org/home/craft_sale.   Sponsored in part by the Clearfork Seasonal Market and Woodland Community Land Trust.   The South Campbell County Rotary/Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held May 12 at The Greens at Deerfield. Tee time will be 1 p.m., shotgun start, four person scramble. $525 team entry fee includes cart fee, range balls, light meal during awards ceremony. Entry deadline is May 6. For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce.   ORNL FCU is hosting a Pampered Chef party. A percentage of the funds raised will be donated to Relay for Life. Catalogs are available and can be sent to anyone who is interested or individuals can go online to look at products. Anyone interested in placing an order may do so either by calling (423)494-7692.  Also anyone interested can email Malinda Perry at http://www.pamperedchef.biz/mmperry   Funds are needed for the upkeep and mowing of the Carr Lemarr Cemetery of Flat Hollow. To make a donation please call Ruby Norman at 562-3756 or Sarah Monday at 562-5550.   Anyone interested in helping fund the winter clean-up and summer mowing for the Baird Cemetery in Elk Valley, please send your contributions to: J. Freeman, 1324 Timbergrove Dr., Knoxville, TN 37919.    Submit your items for News Notes by 5 p.m. on Monday. Items concerning community events run free of charge. Send items by mail to 225 N. 1st Street, LaFollette, TN  37766, by fax at 566-7060 or by email to stories@lafollettepress.com.