Harlem Ambassadors game tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Harlem Ambassadors basketball game set for Jan. 31 at SMHS gym are on sale now. The prices are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 60 and over and students and children under 4 years of age are free. Buy tickets at the Habitat office, 329 McClarty Lane, Cumberland County Bank (all branches), First National Bank, Crossville Chronicle, and the Fairfield Glade Recreation Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the game begins at 6 p.m.



RSCC Playmakers performance set

The Roane State Community College Playmakers will present “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” in the theater on the Roane County campus, Feb. 14-16 and Feb. 22-23 at 7 p.m., Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., and Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. General admission is $10, and student admission $7. Dinner-and-a-play is Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m., $25 per person. Reservations required. Call (865) 882-4507.



One Stroke Painting class set

The new beginner class in One Stroke Painting with Judy Lucas will start on Friday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be five classes, held each Friday in February at the Hiawatha Community Center. If you have any questions, call Judy Lucas at 788-2997 or Lillian Murray at 788-1128. Advanced class information will be discussed near the end of the classes. If schools are canceled due to weather conditions, the class will be canceled also. There will still be five classes, however. If schools are closed for a reason unrelated to weather, the class will be open.



Painting classes offered

Painting get-togethers started on Jan. 21 at the Lake Tansi Hiawatha Community Center from 9 a.m. until noon. Everyone is welcome. Bring your painting supplies and enjoy painting with other artists. If you are inexperienced or experienced, you will have fun. A $1 fee will be charged. When they have a formal class, there will be additional fees.



Sibshop set Feb. 1

Children ages 8-13 years of age who have a brother or sister with a disability are once again invited to attend Cumberland Counties Sibshop on Friday, Feb. 1. The Sibshop will be located at Pine Eden Baptist Church and takes place from 5-8:30 p.m. at a cost of $5 per child. Sibshops are not only fun, they also provide brothers and sisters the opportunity to hang out with their peers and talk about the good and not so good things about having a sibling with a disability, not to mention play new games, cook dinner and make new friends. Registration is a must. Call The Arc at 456-0206.



Caribbean cruise planned to benefit CRMC

Ships ‘n Trips is coordinating a seven-night/eight-day Eastern Caribbean Cruise to benefit The Foundation at Cookeville Regional on Oct. 18-25, 2008. The cruise will sail aboard the Holland American Cruise Line New Eurodam Ship out of Fort Lauderdale, FL with ports of call at Grand Turks and Caicos, Tortola B.V. Islands, St. Thomas/U.S. Virgin Islands and Half Moon Cay Bahamas. Fifty cabins have been reserved for the hospital. It is expected that the cruise will generate approximately $10,000 in net proceeds for The Hospital Foundation. Cost of the Cruise is $808 per person for an inside cabin or up to $1,158 for a balcony cabin. Prices are based on double occupancy and include cruise, port charges, taxes and fuel surcharges. Not included are airfare, transfers and insurance. A $500 deposit is due by March 1, with the balance due by Aug. 1. For additional information and/or to sign-up for the cruise, call Joane Kibbons at Ships ‘n Trip – (931) 528-7245 or stop by their office located at 440 North Washington Ave, Cookeville.



CACE holds monthly meeting Feb. 6

Cumberland Artisans for Creative Expression (CACE) will hold its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. at Crossville City Hall, 99 Municipal Avenue. CACE invites the general public to attend and learn about all the exciting events planned for 2008. If you are interested in being a part of its mission supporting the arts and culture of Cumberland County, why not attend and consider a membership in this unique, rapidly growing organization of more than 100 members. Whether you are an artisan or artist or just have a desire to support the cultural interests of the area, join CACE for a very nominal membership fee and get involved. CACE is a volunteer 501©(3) not-for-profit organization. For more information, contact President Sharron Eckert, 277-5425, or visit their Web site at www.cumberlandart.com.



CHIP information seminars slated

Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) comes to Crossville Monday, Feb. 18. CHIP is a 30-day program to help participants concerned with obesity, diabetes, cancer, hypertension, heart disease, osteoporosis, arthritis and stroke, to experience a new lifestyle enhancement. Four free identical one-hour informational seminars will be conducted before the official opening night (Feb. 18) to orient and sign up the prospective participants for the CHIP program as follows: Feb. 3, 6 p.m., Inez Wrenn School; Feb. 4, 6 p.m., Fairfield Glade Multi Purpose Bldg.; and Feb. 7 and 12, 6 p.m., Cumberland County Community Complex. For information and reservations at these four informational sessions, call Charlotte at 484-7929 or 202-7517.



Tansi Art League sets painting classes

The Lake Tansi Art League will be holding painting sessions from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lake Tansi Hiawatha Community Center, next to Forte's Restaurant, on the following dates: Tuesdays, Feb. 5, 19 and 26, March 4, 18 and 25, April 1 and 15; and Mondays, April 21 and 28, and all Mondays in May and June. Just bring your paints and have fun. For more Information, call Lillian Murray at 788-1128.



MTGS holds meeting March 15

Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Brentwood Public Library in Brentwood, TN. The program will be "Cemetery Law and Conservation" with speaker Dan Allen, president and prchaeologist of the Cumberland Research Group. Bring your Bibles or copies of family information pages. They will be digitally photographed for the MTGS Bible project while you wait. You will want to have them included before the upcoming deadline. This project will be name indexed and presented on DVD or in book form late 2008.



Genealogy classes begin in March

Beginning genealogy classes will be held at Columbia State Community College on the following Saturdays, March 29, April 5 and April 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Instructor will be Virginia G. Watson, genealogist and president of Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society. Contact Ron Beck at rbeck!@columbiastate.edu or at (931) 540-1121 for details.



Winter Wonderland Pageant set Feb. 23

CASA’s fifth annual Winter Wonderland Pageant will be held Feb. 23 at the Community Center in Cookeville. Proceeds go to the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program. UCHRA/CASA’s volunteers serve as a voice for children who have come into the court system due to neglect or abuse. The pageant is a fundraiser to support the work of volunteers. There are categories for boys (6 months through age 10) and girls and women through any age. Entry fee is $25, with an additional optional Most Photogenic category for $5. An entry form can be downloaded from the CASA Web site at www.putnamcasa.org or call (931) 520-8733 extension 248. If you have questions, please e-mail jane@putnamcasa.org or director@putnamcasa.org or call Judy Greenwood (director) at (931) 520-8733, extension 248.



Oak Hill FCE meets Feb. 13

Can you spare two hours a month to make a difference? Local Oak Hill FCE Club (Family and Community Education) will be having their monthly meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 in the Country Store at the Community Complex. Come visit and see just how easy supporting your community is. For more information, call 456-2140.



Kinseekers at Fairfield Glade to meet Feb. 7

Kinseekers at Fairfield Glade enjoyed a large turnout at their recent organizational meeting. Several suggestions for programs were proposed and Bob Jerkovich, program chairman, is working on several ideas. On Feb. 7, members will address the organizational issues that were presented. The program "Research in England, Scotland, Germany and other European Countries" will be presented by program chairman Bob Jerkovich. Kinseekers invites new and more experienced genealogists to join them at the Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Drive, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. For more information, please call Joyce Rorabaugh at 707-8136.



Glade Gliders celebrate Mardi Gras

The Glade Gliders Square Dance Club will celebrate Mardi Gras Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 7-9 p.m. at the Fairfield Glade Recreation Center. Ray Brigance will call some rousing tunes in mainstream and Wentz Kickenson will cue rounds between tips. Cost is $5 per person. Refreshments will be served. Call Jean Hiser at 456-6407 or Billy and Ellie Gustin at 484-9193 for more information.



Stephens Center PCC classes begin

The Stephens Center Parent-Child Connection, a parent’s support group, is starting classes on “Systematic training for effective parenting, general parenting suitable for parents with children of all ages.” The next class is Jan. 31. The topic is encouraging your child and yourself. They meet Thursdays from 3-4:30 p.m. in room 204S at First United Methodist Church. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be given out at the end of each series. Parents must attend eight of eight sessions to receive certifications. For more information, call 1-800-635-5199.



Cancer support group to meet

There will be a CMC Regional Cancer Center Support Group meeting for cancer patients, family members and friends on healthy cooking Feb. 13. The meeting will be in CMC Conference Center, Room C on the second floor of the new patient tower. CMC Cumberland Cafe chefs will be speaking. Lunch will be provided. It will be from noon to 1 p.m.



DAV sets supper

The Disabled American Veterans at 486 Sparta Dr. behind Kroger is hosting a pulled pork supper Feb. 8. The cost is $6 and the menu includes pulled pork, a baked potato, cole slaw or applesauce, roll and butter, dessert and coffee and tea. Everyone is welcome.



Angels Have Wheels

All Medicare recipients should now be aware that if they suffer from conditions such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease and respiratory disorders and have difficult walking or propelling a standard wheelchair, they may be eligible to receive an electric wheelchair paid for by Medicare. For information on Medicare eligibility, call 1-800-810-2877.



CC Piecemakers Quilt Guild

The Cumberland County Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at the First Methodist Church of Crossville. Please enter at Webb St. entrance. The business meeting follows the program. All interested are welcome. For more information, contact Patti Welch, president, or Marvell Stevens, program chairman.



One Stroke Painting class set

The new beginner class in One Stroke Painting with Judy Lucas will start on Friday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be five classes, held each Friday in February at the Hiawatha Community Center. If you have any questions, call Judy Lucas at 788-2997 or Lillian Murray at 788-1128. Advanced class information will be discussed near the end of the classes. If schools are canceled due to weather conditions, the class will be canceled also. There will still be five classes, however. If schools are closed for a reason unrelated to weather, the class will be open.



Painting classes offered

Painting get-togethers started on Jan. 21 at the Lake Tansi Hiawatha Community Center from 9 a.m. until noon. Everyone is welcome. Bring your painting supplies and enjoy painting with other artists. If you are inexperienced or experienced, you will have fun. A $1 fee will be charged. When they have a formal class, there will be additional fees.



Sibshop set Feb. 1

Children ages 8-13 years of age who have a brother or sister with a disability are once again invited to attend Cumberland Counties Sibshop on Friday, Feb. 1. The Sibshop will be located at Pine Eden Baptist Church and takes place from 5-8:30 p.m. at a cost of $5 per child. Sibshops are not only fun, they also provide brothers and sisters the opportunity to hang out with their peers and talk about the good and not so good things about having a sibling with a disability, not to mention play new games, cook dinner and make new friends. Registration is a must. Call The Arc at 456-0206.



Caribbean cruise planned to benefit CRMC

Ships ‘n Trips is coordinating a seven-night/eight-day Eastern Caribbean Cruise to benefit The Foundation at Cookeville Regional on Oct. 18-25, 2008. The cruise will sail aboard the Holland American Cruise Line New Eurodam Ship out of Fort Lauderdale, FL with ports of call at Grand Turks and Caicos, Tortola B.V. Islands, St. Thomas/U.S. Virgin Islands and Half Moon Cay Bahamas. Fifty cabins have been reserved for the hospital. It is expected that the cruise will generate approximately $10,000 in net proceeds for The Hospital Foundation. Cost of the Cruise is $808 per person for an inside cabin or up to $1,158 for a balcony cabin. Prices are based on double occupancy and include cruise, port charges, taxes and fuel surcharges. Not included are airfare, transfers and insurance. A $500 deposit is due by March 1, with the balance due by Aug. 1. For additional information and/or to sign-up for the cruise, call Joane Kibbons at Ships ‘n Trip – (931) 528-7245 or stop by their office located at 440 North Washington Ave, Cookeville.



CACE holds monthly meeting Feb. 6

Cumberland Artisans for Creative Expression (CACE) will hold its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. at Crossville City Hall, 99 Municipal Avenue. CACE invites the general public to attend and learn about all the exciting events planned for 2008. If you are interested in being a part of its mission supporting the arts and culture of Cumberland County, why not attend and consider a membership in this unique, rapidly growing organization of more than 100 members. Whether you are an artisan or artist or just have a desire to support the cultural interests of the area, join CACE for a very nominal membership fee and get involved. CACE is a volunteer 501©(3) not-for-profit organization. For more information, contact President Sharron Eckert, 277-5425, or visit their Web site at www.cumberlandart.com.



CHIP information seminars slated

Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) comes to Crossville Monday, Feb. 18. CHIP is a 30-day program to help participants concerned with obesity, diabetes, cancer, hypertension, heart disease, osteoporosis, arthritis and stroke, to experience a new lifestyle enhancement. Four free identical one-hour informational seminars will be conducted before the official opening night (Feb. 18) to orient and sign up the prospective participants for the CHIP program as follows: Feb. 3, 6 p.m., Inez Wrenn School; Feb. 4, 6 p.m., Fairfield Glade Multi Purpose Bldg.; and Feb. 7 and 12, 6 p.m., Cumberland County Community Complex. For information and reservations at these four informational sessions, call Charlotte at 484-7929 or 202-7517.



Tansi Art League sets painting classes

The Lake Tansi Art League will be holding painting sessions from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lake Tansi Hiawatha Community Center, next to Forte's Restaurant, on the following dates: Tuesdays, Feb. 5, 19 and 26, March 4, 18 and 25, April 1 and 15; and Mondays, April 21 and 28, and all Mondays in May and June. Just bring your paints and have fun. For more Information, call Lillian Murray at 788-1128.



MTGS holds meeting March 15

Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Brentwood Public Library in Brentwood, TN. The program will be "Cemetery Law and Conservation" with speaker Dan Allen, president and archaeologist of the Cumberland Research Group. Bring your Bibles or copies of family information pages. They will be digitally photographed for the MTGS Bible project while you wait. You will want to have them included before the upcoming deadline. This project will be name indexed and presented on DVD or in book form late 2008.



Genealogy classes begin in March

Beginning genealogy classes will be held at Columbia State Community College on the following Saturdays, March 29, April 5 and April 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Instructor will be Virginia G. Watson, genealogist and president of Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society. Contact Ron Beck at rbeck!@columbiastate.edu or at (931) 540-1121 for details.



Winter Wonderland Pageant set Feb. 23

CASA’s fifth annual Winter Wonderland Pageant will be held Feb. 23 at the Community Center in Cookeville. Proceeds go to the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program. UCHRA/CASA’s volunteers serve as a voice for children who have come into the court system due to neglect or abuse. The pageant is a fundraiser to support the work of volunteers. There are categories for boys (6 months through age 10) and girls and women through any age. Entry fee is $25, with an additional optional Most Photogenic category for $5. An entry form can be downloaded from the CASA Web site at www.putnamcasa.org or call (931) 520-8733 extension 248. If you have questions, please e-mail jane@putnamcasa.org or director@putnamcasa.org or call Judy Greenwood (director) at (931) 520-8733, extension 248.



Oak Hill FCE meets Feb. 13

Can you spare two hours a month to make a difference? Local Oak Hill FCE Club (Family and Community Education) will be having their monthly meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 in the Country Store at the Community Complex. Come visit and see just how easy supporting your community is. For more information, call 456-2140.



Kinseekers at Fairfield Glade to meet Feb. 7

Kinseekers at Fairfield Glade enjoyed a large turnout at their recent organizational meeting. Several suggestions for programs were proposed and Bob Jerkovich, program chairman, is working on several ideas. On Feb. 7, members will address the organizational issues that were presented. The program "Research in England, Scotland, Germany and other European Countries" will be presented by program chairman Bob Jerkovich. Kinseekers invites new and more experienced genealogists to join them at the Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Drive, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. For more information, please call Joyce Rorabaugh at 707-8136.

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