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News Notes for week of June 14, 2012

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The Breast Cancer Support Group of Campbell County – The Pink P.A.L.S. Positive Attitude Love and Support, will have its regular monthly meeting on June 14, at the First Baptist Church of LaFollette, West Central Ave. at 7 p.m. Meetings are scheduled on the second Thursday of each month. For more information, contact 494-7080.
The 4-H Robotics Club and the 4-H Clothing and Textiles Club will continue to meet throughout the summer. The Robotics Club will meet Thursdays at 3 p.m, starting June 14, at the UT Extension Office. The Clothing and Textiles Club will meet Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of LaFollette. Call 562-9474 for more information.
Campbell County Beekeepers next meeting will be June 16, at 5 p.m., at Wells Spring community building. Those who would like to attend can contact Martin Trowbridge at 377-5680 or Robert Marlow at 562-2973. Those raising gardens or crops are encouraged to attend.
Campbell County Emergency Communications Board Meeting will be June 19, at 10 a.m. at the First National Bank of Onieda Community Room, 2408 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette.
The Cove Lake Hiking Chapter of the TTA will be having trail maintenance day on July 19. The group will be working the trail and blazing up at Eagle Bluff going east toward the shelter. The group will meet at the Jacksboro Middle School at 9 a.m. and will work until 1p.m. Bring lunch/snack, water and gloves.
The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Networking Coffee will be at American Trust Bank, 2025 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette, on June 21, at 8 a.m. All chamber members and prospective members are invited to attend.
The Big Valley Songwriters Group of the East Tennessee Singer Songwriter Association (ETSSA) meets each Tuesday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Big Valley Barn in Clinton. All area singers, songwriters, and musicians, beginning or experienced are invited to attend the meetings. The ETSSA is seeking new members from Campbell County for the purpose of forming a local Campbell County group. 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 770-377-6817.
Anyone interested in donating to the mowing and cleaning fund for the Baird Cemetery in Elk Valley, can send contributions to: J. Freeman, 1324 Timbergrove Dr., Knoxville, Tenn., 37919.
Cumberland Village Care and Rehabilitation will be accepting perennial flowers with Memorial stones from families who have lost a loved one at Cumberland Village. For more information contact Debbie Vinsant at 562-0760 ext. 218.
Sharp Cemetery of Caryville is in need of donations for mowing. Send donations to Wilma Kitts, 273 Jackson Road ,Caryville, Tenn., 37714, or to Community Trust Bank, 106 S. Tennessee Ave., LaFollette, Tenn., 37766. Make checks payable to Sharp Cemetery of Caryville.
Donations for the maintenance of Cumberland View Cememetery can be sent to Barry Richardson, 940 Pinecrest Road, Jacksboro, Tenn. 37757 or John Wood, 874 Pinecrest Road, Jacksboro, Tenn. 37757.
Anyone interested in donating to the mowing and cleaning fund for the Baird Cemetery in Elk Valley, can send contributions to: J. Freeman, 1324 Timbergrove Dr., Knoxville, Tenn., 37919.

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 563-1036.

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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