The Breast Cancer Support Group of Campbell County – The Pink P.A.L.S. (Positive Attitude Love & Support), will have its regular monthly meeting, April 12 at the First Baptist Church of LaFollette at 7 p.m. The special speaker will be Sara Hooks from the American Cancer Society. Meetings are scheduled on the second Thursday of each month. For more information contact 494 - 7080.
There will be a benefit ride for Scharlie Dillon on April 14. Registration is at 11 a.m. with kick- stands up at noon. The cost is $15 per bike and $5 per passenger. Meet at LS Custom, 912-4934, 811 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette. For questions or more information, call Kimber Burnett at 203-3349.
New Horizon Baptist Church is having a Rummage Sale for Relay-4-Life, April 14, from 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.
On April 14, a group will meet at Blue Springs Boat Dock, to clean up the lake. Please bring trash bags. Any and all donations of drinks, snacks, and trash bags are greatly appreciated. For more information contact Brittany Goins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Campbell County Beekeepers Association will have its next meeting April 14, at Wells Springs Community Center, at 4 p.m. For more information call (423)-377-5680.
Macedonia Baptist Church welcomes everyone to “The Gloryland Express” program April 15 at 6 p.m. Call 871-6476 for directions or additional information.
Lose-It-4-U Weight Loss contest meets at Valley View Elementary School on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Deadline to join will be April 19. For more information call 562-4278.
The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Networking Coffee will be April 19 in the mall branch Community Trust Bank at 8:30 a.m. All chamber members and prospective members are invited to attend.
TECO Coal Corp. will host its first annual 5k run in the park, on April 21, at the Indian Mountain State Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m. For more information call (606)-523-4217 or (606)-523-4212.
There will be a benefit auction for Lance Corporal Cody Evans April 27, at 7 p.m. in the gym of the old Powell Valley High School. To view some of the items up for bid, go to http://www.facebook.com/groups/328531780536898/.
Wells Springs and Jacksboro Family and Community Education (FCE) Clubs will hold a joint meeting April 27 at 11 a.m., at the LaFollette Recreation Center. The educational topic will be on Heart Health and the members plan to assemble and pack donations for the on-going “Veteran’s Packets” community service learning project. A pot-luck lunch will be served. Anyone interested in attending this FCE meeting, call Doris Robertson, Campbell County FCE Council President at 563-9850.
Campbell County High School Band with have a 5K Run/Walk on April 28, starting at 8 a.m., at Cove Lake State Park. Pre-registration is $20, $15 for grades k-12, $25 on the day of the race. For more information call Elria Eldridge Kitts at 562-8687.
The Town of Caryville has declared the month of April as Clean Up Caryville Month. The Caryville Sanitation Department will pick up appliances, furniture, tires, etc. Items must be place for curbside pickup. In order for items to be picked up, you must place you name, address, and list items for pickup by calling 562-9478. Pick-up is each Wednesday of the month, April 4, 11, 18, and 25. For more information, call 562-9478 or (865)-740-9820.
The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce will host a golf tournament May 2, at The Greens at Deerfield. Entry deadline is April 25. For more information call 566-0329.
If you are a cancer survivor, Relay For Life would love to have you participate in its annual event on May 4 at Jacksboro Middle School. Please contact Traci Ayers Dower at ayersauctionrealty.com or 912-1122 for more information.
A community fish fry will be held May 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Stooksbury Lodge. Everyone is invited.
LaFollette Middle School is collecting Boxtops for Education until May 30. They can be dropped off at the school. For more information, call Tiffany Bruce, at 562-8448.
American Legion Post 280 is looking for all veterans that want to have a home post and are willing to help DAV’s, veteran dependants, toy runs, special functions, and benefits. Contact Post Commander or service officer at (865)-426-4700. All nominations for 2012 officers at Post 280 American Legion must be in no later that May. The election will be held in June.
LaFollette’s Public Works Department still has around 300 recycling containers available. Anyone living in LaFollette’s city limits can receive one free of charge. If interested call 562-3548.
Christian Women’s Club of LaFollette, invites ladies to attend their Luncheon the second Wednesday of each month at the LaFollette United Methodist Church 808 E. Central Ave. Meetings are held from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. for a time of fellowship, a delicious meal and program. Each month timely presentations are prepared to inform and entertain those attending.
Community Health Family Services Center Clothes Closet is open weekly on Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. New items are arriving daily. All merchandise 25 cents to $1. For more information call 562-8825.
The Best of Times cookbooks are available at Peoples Bank of the South, main branch. All proceeds go to the Ken Bruce Scholarship Fund. Books are $15.
Jellico Highway Church of God is now offering a complete meal in a box on a monthly give-away. These meals are given away on the third Thursday of each month at the church from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. No application, no questions asked, but there is a limited number of boxes.
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 7 p.m. and Sunday at 7 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.
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 grief 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.
If you would like to become a Volunteer at LaFollette Medical Center, contact Heather Jordan at 907-1547.
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