Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


April 9, 2012

Eight Ball League finishes at Fair Park

CROSSVILLE — The Fair Park Senior Center Eight Ball Pool League for 2011-2012, recently wrapped up their six-month competition. This year’s winning team, for the third year in a row, was Gene Medley’s team with Charlie Turner and Mike Mills. Second-place team was Tom Underwood, Rick Rednour and Wendell Lestor. The third-place team was Tom Hall, Dave Reinke and John Nolan.  Mike Livingston’s team with Bobbie Landa and Mert Bashaw came in fourth place.

The league started in 2003-2004, and has been a hot spot at the center every Tuesday, from October to April, ever since. Mike Livingston is the president of the Eight Ball, which is a handicap mixed league, limited to eight teams consisting of a total of 24 players, plus subs. The next sign up will start this October. If you're 55+, you can come and play pool every day at the center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is always room to practice in the afternoons.

There is room for you in the Spanish class on Tuesday’s at 10 a.m. if you would like to learn Spanish with instructor Beverly Sharp. Beginners and advanced students are welcome, she would love to have you. Educational classes at Fair Park are sponsored by Hood Funeral Home in Crossville.

To learn how to be a healthier cook, you should take class with Donna Blankenship at her off-site location every Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. Just call Donna at 456-7675 for more information.

Another one of our sponsors Cumberland Medical Center will have one of their specialists, Geneva Russell, at the center to speak on endoscopy procedures, this Friday with “Breakfast with a Doctor.” Breakfast starts at 10 a.m. so don’t be late!

CMC and Fair Park will be holding a Community Health Fair this month, April 24, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumberland County Community Complex. One of the special guest speakers will be Chief Walter Lambert from WVLT-TV in Knoxville. Plan to attend with your friends!

Every Friday at the center, starting at 1 p.m. it is time for Latin Aerobic Dance! Personal Coach and trainer Clintina Simms will be returning for three more classes this month held April13, 20, and 26. You are sure to get a good work out to the rhythm of Latin tunes and salsa steps with Clintina!   

Another  SiverSneakers® class, which is designed for older adults, is being held every Monday morning at 10 a.m. at the fairgrounds. The certified SilverSneakers® instructor is Donna Rule.  It is an off-site program, so bring your water and sneakers. These classes are also held every Tuesday at 1 p.m. and Thursday at 10 a.m. at the center.

There is always something going on at Fair Park Senior Center which is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is across from the Cumberland County Fair Grounds at 1433 Livingston Road in Crossville. You can also visit the Center’s website at to keep up-to-date on the latest programs and activities that are being offered, as well as on-line versions of the Center’s monthly newsletter “Newsline.” For more information, please call 484-7416.


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