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Mrs. Robin takes the day off
Many years ago, in another state and climate, an old lilac bush held a surprise and a promise of new life. A robin had built a nest near an open porch which sported a swing that I used when I needed a break from the never-ending “to do” list. The street in front of the house throbbed with traffic going to and fro in an endless stream.
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Tennessee Poison Center provides emergency help
Poisoning is the leading cause of death in Tennessee, surpassing even motor vehicle accidents. Tennessee Poison Center is the only organization in Cumberland County or in Tennessee that can provide immediate medical help in the event of a poison emergency.
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Pontius is Lions Club's first female president in 38 year history
Fairfield Glade Lions Club installed the first lady president in their 38 year history at the June 16 meeting. Carol Pontius has been a very active member ever since joining the club nearly five years ago and has maintained perfect attendance.
Lions honor distinguished members
The June meeting marks the end of the fiscal year for all Lions Clubs. New officers are installed to start their term beginning July 1 and many awards are presented to members for their service to the club and community.
What You Need to Know: Dementia is a global and family crisis
The second Community Information Event (C.I.E.) of 2014 will be presented by Fairfield Glade Resident Services (FGRS) on Monday, July 14. Appropriately titled “Memory Care,” this event will discuss the diagnosis that can strike dread in the hearts of families when they hear that a loved one has developed Alzheimer’s disease. Statistics show that 1 in 9 people aged 65 years and older has Alzheimer’s disease; and 1 in 3 people 85 years of age or older have the disease. In America alone, someone develops Alzheimer’s disease every 67 seconds.
FGRS to offer Transportation Program
Over the last several months, Fairfield Glade Resident Services (FGRS) has been busy planning a transportation program for the residents of Fairfield Glade who are ambulatory, over the age of 60 and don’t drive, or have a medical condition prohibiting them from driving.
Abacus Column: Blitzkrieg Sunday
It may be a bit insensitive to describe the final day of two major sport championships as Blitzkrieg Sunday; however the affect on losing players and the swiftness of their defeat may not be more aptly described.
Lifetime Learning sets fall schedule
Continuing its proud history, the Lifetime Learning Project is back once again for another exciting year. It was created by the Fairfield Glade Council of Churches in 1993 as a a non-profit program dedicated to serving the educational needs and interest of community. Representatives from each of the local churches help seek out qualified instructors from the local community to teach the coming year's program, while each church offers their facilities to host individual classes.
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