The Breast Cancer Support Group of Campbell County- The Pink P.A.L.S., will have its regular monthly meting, May 10, at the First Baptist Church of LaFollette at 7 p.m. The special speaker will be Patti Huddleston from the U.T. Breast Center Plastic Surgery Department. Meetings are scheduled on the second Thursday of each month. For more information, call 494-7080.
The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting, May 10, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Chaniott and Reikardt Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building. Anyone interested in Art in the Park is welcome to attend to learn more about the event. There will also be nominations for officers for the 2012-13 year. For more information or directions call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468 ext 224.
CHET Family Services Center Clothes Closet, 109 Pleasant Ridge Road, LaFollette, will be open May 10, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Mountain Heritage Community Club, in Stinking Creek, will be having trade day the second Saturday of each month. The next one will be May 12. They are also starting the yard sale/flea market day on the same days as trade days. Everyone is welcome. Gates will open at 7:30 a.m. For more information, please contact Joyce Richter 437-2663 or Tasha Bolton 377-5520.
The Cove Lake Hiking Chapter of the TTA along with the Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning are having a hike in Rugby on May 12. Randy Hedgepath, state naturalist, will lead an easy hike at the Rugby State Natural Area Trail at 10 a.m., and a moderate hike to the Gentlemen’s Swimming Hole at 12:45 p.m. total 3.5 miles. Meet at Jacksboro Middle School parking lot at 8:45 a.m. to car pool to Rugby. Bring a walking stick, sunscreen, bug repellent, snack, and water.
The United States Postal Service Carriers will be having their annual food drive on May 12. Leave non-perishable items in a bag beside your mailbox for your carrier to pick up.
East LaFollette Baptist Church’s Missions yard sale is May 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. across from O’Reilly Auto Parts. All proceeds will benefit this summer’s trip to Iowa to help with tornado repairs.
The Campbell County High School Student Art Show will be May 13, at CCHS, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration for the Jacksboro Public Library Summer Reading Program begins May 14, and continues through May 31. The reading program will begin on June 8, and continues each Friday until the final program on July 13. Each program will be held in the meeting room at Jacksboro City Hall. For more information please call 562-3675.
The Campbell County Beekeepers Association will meet on May 15, at 5 p.m. Mike Strucker, state inspector, will be the guest speaker. For more information call Martin Trowbridge 377-5680.
The Campbell County Historical Society will meet May 17, at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. Guest speaker will be local author, Greg Marlow, who will be discussing his recent book, “My Version of the Truth.”
The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Networking Coffee, hosted by Sen. Ken Yager and Rep. Dennis Powers, will be May 17, at Roane State Community College. All chamber members and prospective members are invited to attend.
There will be a health fair at the Senior Citizens Center of Campbell County, 102 S. Eighth Street, LaFollette, on May 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Campbell County Junior Chamber will present “A Wish for Campbell County” on May 19, at 7 p.m. at The LaFollette Community Center, 300 W. Beech Street, LaFollette, on the Dottie Rogers stage. Tickets available at the door, or at the county mayor’s office.
Art in the Park will be May 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors still have time to submit registration at the cost of $15 for a space. Contact Karen Cumorich 562-8468 ext. 224 for more information or pick up registration at the LaFollette Press.
MayDay in the park will be held in Indian Mountain State Park, May 19. This year’s event will begin at 9 a.m. and there will be games, competitions, and prizes. Everyone is invited to attend. For information call 784-8018.
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 DAVs, 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.
Indiana Avenue Baptist Church will be hosting a golf tournament for Haiti Medical Missions on June 13, at the Greens at Deerfield, starting a 1 p.m. $300 per team of four. All proceeds will support medical treatment in northern Haiti. To reserve teams spot call 562-3402 or email email@example.com.
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. Please send Donations to Wilma Kitts, 273 Jackson Road ,Caryville, TN, 37714, or to Community Trust Bank, 106 South Tennessee Ave., LaFollette, TN 37766. Make checks payable to Sharp Cemetery of Caryville.
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, Tn. 37919.
Christian Women’s Club of LaFollette, invites ladies to attend its 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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