The Campbell County Artists Association will hold its next meeting on Sept. 8 at the Chaniott and Reikardt Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Center. The group will be discussing Louie Bluie and a Quilt Trail update. Refreshments will be served. Call Karen Cumorich at 423-562-8468 ext. 224 with questions.
Bruce’s Gap Community Singing on Sept. 10 at 7 p.m at The LaFollette Police Department. Bring a lawn chair and all proceeds go for ministry.
A special 9/11 Remembrance Service at First Baptist Church LaFollette on Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. Special Guest Speaker Ret. Four-Star General Carl Stiner.
The CCAA is hosting Buddy Person for an oil painting classes from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on selected nights. His next class is Sept. 12 and is called A Bucket of Daisies. There are vacancies in the class. Everything is included except a roll of paper towels and a snack. The class price is $45 and $30 if you have all your own supplies. Contact Person at (305)522-3084 or email@example.com or on Facebook under Buddy Person and he will email you a photo of the painting.
The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet Sept. 12. A potluck supper will be held from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with a business meeting following from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The group will meet at the First Presbyterian Church in the meeting room behind the church. Contact Lion Carol McDonald 563-0057 for more information.
The University of Tennessee Extension Office of Campbell County will be offering “Girl Talk” classes on Monday evenings beginning Sept. 12 through Oct. 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The class is limited to 12 mother/daughter pairs and pre-registration is required. For more information, please call the UT Extension Office of Campbell County at 562-9474.
The East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (E.T.H.R.A.) will be distributing USDA commodities on Sept. 14 at the Jellico Library. The doors will not be opened until distribution time from10 a.m. to noon; Sept. 16 at the old West LaFollette School 8:30 a.m. or until food is gone. Please bring a box and some one to carry the food out. For more information call E.T.H.R.A 562-2948.
Speedwell Volunteer Fire Department will host a chicken dinner on Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. at SVFD Station #1 until chicken is gone. Meal includes chicken, side items, dessert and drink. Carry outs available. For more information call 562-2266.
Cinderella's Closet will host Southern Couponing on Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. The first Saturday of every month will be a coupon swap. Learn how to coupon or coupon smarter. Swap coupons you don't use. Bring expired coupons for us to send to overseas military. This time is for moms so please no small children. For more information call Shona Phelps at 566-2227
To report child abuse call the Tennessee toll free hotline number 1-877-237-0004. Child abuse is mistreatment or neglect of a child that results in non-accidental harm or injury physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect.
Narcotics Anonymous meets on Wednesday 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 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7 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 can call (865)525-9040.
Celebrate Recovery a 12-step Christ centered recovery program for all types of hurts, hang-ups and habits meets at Jacksboro First Baptist Church on Thursday at 6:15 p.m., light supper, 7 – 9 p.m., large group, small group. Recently added small groups are Family Support led by Margaret Faulkner and Greif Recovery led by Dana Redus. A hotline is available at 494-5801.
The Landing provides a safe place for students 13-18 years of age to apply the Principles of Celebrate Recovery. Students are given hope for dealing with their hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Confidentiality and anonymity are key components of the program. For more information call 423-494-5801.
Volunteers from the LaFollette United Methodist Church will build ramps for people in Campbell County. If you have difficulty accessing your home and would like more information call 566-7666.
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