Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

May 12, 2014

Tennessee Senior Open Chess Tournament returns to town

CROSSVILLE — This is the fifth year that the Cumberland County Chess Club has won the bid for the Tennessee Senior Open Chess Tournament to be held in Cumberland County. The Tennessee Senior Open Chess Tournament is open to all men and women in the world 50-plus. Some do travel from other states to compete.

It will be held this coming weekend, beginning on Friday, May 16-18, at the Fair Park Senior Center at 1433 Livingston Rd. Registration will start Friday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The current entry fee is $35 and a $10 entry fee for unrated. United States Chess Federation membership is required. TCA $10. Dues are required for Tennessee residents.

Plagues are only given to Tennessee residents. The top Tennessee resident award is recognized as the 2014 champion. Medals will be awarded to all participants. Top place winners will also win cash prizes. For more information on the schedules, prizes and more, contact Harry Sabine at 261-8440.

The Tennessee Senior Open Chess Tournament is sponsored by the Tennessee Chess association, Cumberland County Chess Club, city of Crossville and Fair Park Senior Center.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department will be contacting another great Senior Police Academy. Seniors can interact with the officers to understand about their job, the judicial system, communications, narcotics, K-9 units, crime scene investigations and lots more. This academy will be only for four weeks, held every Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m., beginning May 21 at the center. It is free, but you must sign up.  

The senior center will be taking a van trip to the Ms. Senior Tennessee Pageant this coming Saturday, May 17. The evening will be full of bling, as ladies from all over the state compete for the crown, which could lead to Ms. Senior USA. The ladies from Cumberland County will be attending and supporting our entry, Ms. Senior Cumberland County Noelani DeRossett. Come and enjoy the evening. For more information on the cost and times, call Tina at 484-7416.

The Cumberland County Playhouse cast of Annie Get Your Gun will be at the senior center this Friday morning at 9:45 a.m. Sharpshooter Annie Oakley falls for rival Frank Butler, the star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. It's a shotgun wedding made in heaven, all set to a brilliant Irving Berlin score. All seniors are welcome to come and meet the actors and enjoy a few tunes from the show. The bingo will be sponsored by Life Care Center of Tennessee.

The Fair Park Senior Center is a busy place, open to all seniors Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is located across from the Cumberland County Community Complex at 1433 Livingston Rd. Learn more by going to www.fairparkseniorcenter.org or call 484-7416.

1
Text Only
Lifestyles
  • FFG Resident Services Painting.jpg FFG Resident Services presents painting to the Pat Summitt Foundation

    A dramatic portrait of Pat Summitt, painted by Chuck Jensen, was presented to the Pat Summitt Foundation by Fairfield Glade Resident Services at its Community Information Event on memory care.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 127 seniors JosephZarolla-W6.jpg Zarola entertains 127 Seniors

    The members of the 127 South Senior Center met Friday, July 25, for bingo and Mexican Train domino game. Conversation, along with coffee and sweets, was enjoyed by all. Helen Lord called the bingo numbers, and the prizes were furnished by Eye Centers of Tennessee. Life Care Center checked everyone's blood pressures.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marriage licenses (Published July 30, 2014)

    July 29, 2014

  • Habitat-Group photo-Crisp Dedication .jpg Habitat celebrates 55th home dedication

    Anne Crisp is excited that she and her two daughters have a home to call their own. Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity (CCHFH) dedicated the 55th home to be built in partnership with low-income families. Crisp put more than 500 hours of "sweat equity" into her home and has completed 50 hours of self-improvement, where she attended classes on budgeting, home maintenance and good neighbor among others.

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Gypsy Rose to visit Fair Park

    The Cumberland County Playhouse is currently performing the award-winning Broadway play “Gypsy.” A great American story set during the 1920s fading vaudeville circuit, "Gypsy" portrays the rise of famed burlesque performer and stage mother Gypsy Rose Lee as she journeys across the country with her mother and sister during a time when Vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born. The complex character of Rose could be described as bold and brassy, as she steamrolls everyone in her way to turn her daughters June and Louise into child stars.

    July 28, 2014

  • plateau gardening-springBlooms4361.jpg Match August garden tasks to plant biology

    During all seasons in temperate climates like ours the greenery around us is changing. New shoots appear and leaves pop out of swollen buds after spring rains.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pleasant Hill Ramblings.jpg Landis reunites with Japanese teacher

    There is a special lady living in Pleasant Hill who spent 42 years of her life in Sendai, Japan, teaching English at a Japanese Christian school and as a missionary with the United Church of Christ Board for World Ministries.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lion of Year.jpg Lions Club recognizes Lion of the Year

    Charles Loveday, charter member of the Crossville Lions Club, was recognized as the Lion of the Year at the annual installation of officers picnic July 8. Loveday earned this award for his service as first vice president, membership chairman, eye glass chairman and his help with fundraisers and other matters where needed. From left are Loveday and President Gary Laura.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-8 counseling center-play with dolls.jpg Christian Counseling Center celebrating 12 years

    Help the Christian Counseling Center of Cumberland County (C5) celebrate 12 years of community service. Dine at Ruby Tuesday of Crossville Aug. 8, 9 or 10. Print the flyer from the center’s website, www.cccotp.org, and give it to the server.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • A Time 4 Paws collecting shoes to help Soles4Souls in fight against global poverty

    Attention anyone with a closet! Those shoes no longer wanted are desperately needed to fight the human tragedy of global poverty.

    July 24, 2014