News Notes for the week of Feb. 2, 2012

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 CHET Family Services Center Clothes Closet will be open Feb. 2 and Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All items are .25 cents - $1. Donations accepted weekly. For more information  call 562-8325.

Cumberland Mountain Eagles will have karaoke on Feb. 3 and Feb. 4 at 8 p.m.

Cumberland Mountain Eagles will host a Super Bowl Party on Feb. 5, with free food. The game will be shown on a big screen T.V. Everyone is welcome.

The Senior Citizens Center will hold a board meeting at the Senior Center in LaFollette on Feb. 6, at 9:30 a.m.

The Cove Lake Hiking Chapter of the TTA will be having its monthly meeting on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m., at the new recreation center in LaFollette, 300 W. Beech Street.

The February meeting of the non-profit corporationHelping Hands of Appalachiawill be heldFeb. 7, atthe Stanfield Church on Stinking Creek Road. The meeting is open to the public and all are invited to attend. 

The Shepherd's Home Sweetheart Banquet will be hosted on Sat, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m., at Indiana Avenue Baptist Church, located at 604 Indiana Ave., LaFollette. Call 423-562-0030 for tickets or additional information. The cost is $20 per ticket.

The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet Mon, Feb. 13, in the meeting room behind The First Presbyterian Church, 110 W. Ash Street, LaFollette. 6 -6:30 p.m. pot-luck supper, 6:30-7:30 p.m. business.  Contact Lion Carol McDonald 563-0057 for more information.

A Valentine’s Party for preschoolers, is scheduled at Caryville Public Library during storytime on Feb. 14, at 10:30 AM. To register children for this event call 562-1108 by 3 p.m. on Feb. 13. 

The Campbell County Artists Association meeting will not be held until  Feb. 23 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Chaniott and Carroll Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building. Refreshments will be served.  For more information or directions call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.

A singer, songwriter, musician group is being formed in Campbell County. Those interested in learning about songwriting, singing original and cover songs, or jamming and networking with others that share the same interest should contact Gene Blair at 562-9866 or cell 770-377-6817.

The Chaniott and Riekart Art Studio can use old 2011 calendars. Place the calendars in the drop box outside the door of room 26 in the community center during the month of January.

Campbell County High School is now accepting orders for yearbooks. Yearbooks are $70, with an additional $5 charge to add a name to the cover. Orders can be placed online at www.balfour.com and pay with a credit card or pay at the school in full or make payments.  

The Pinecrest Volunteer Fire Department is seeking new members. Applicants must be over 18 years of age to apply. Applications for membership can be obtained at the fire station on Mount Paran Road on Tuesday nights between 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

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.

Ginny's Pet Rescue, Inc. is going to host a speaker from Knoxville on the issues of abandoned and feral cats.  Anyone interested in information and helping with cats, please call 784-1954 and leave name, phone number and whether you would like to attend. You will be contacted as to when and where the meeting will be.

If you would like to become a Volunteer at LaFollette Medical Center, please contact Heather Jordan at 907-1547. 

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