Tom Davis meeting set for Aug. 20

There will a Tom Davis Cemetery meeting Monday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. at Hale’s Chapel. Anyone with family buried there are welcome to attend. Any questions, call 788-2086.

BPW sets meeting

The Business and Professional Women's Club of Cumberland County holds their monthly meetings at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. The meeting are held at 329 McLarty lane. The mission of this organization is to achieve equality for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. For more details, contact Renee Wicker at 707-0131 or Pat Weidemann at 210-8975.

Democratic women to meet Aug. 27

The Cumberland County Democratic Women's Club will host their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 27, at 5:15 p.m. in the Crossville Housing Authority meeting room, 67 Irwin Ave. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information about the club, call 484-2926 or 484-2663. The executive committee will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Huggers for Special Olympics needed

Special Olympics will be held August 25 at 6 p.m. at the CCHS stadium. The parade will start at 5 p.m. To volunteer as a hugger, meet at the Main Street Church of Christ at 4 p.m. For more information, call The Arc at 456-0206.

Parent-Child Connection class

The Stephens Center Parent-Child Connection, a parents support group, meets Thursday from 4-5:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Braun St. and Webb Ave., in room 204S. The subject for 2007 is "Raising Children in Troubled Times." The class topic for Aug. 23 is arguing. For more information, call 1-800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be given out at the end of each series. Parents must attend all eight sessions to receive certification.

Bluegrass event scheduled

A bluegrass event is scheduled for Aug. 25 at the Pic-N-Barn on Allen Burgess Rd., 12 miles south of Crossville city limits on Lantana Rd. There will be an old-fashioned, family-oriented bluegrass hoedown. Doors open at 1 p.m. to welcome bluegrass jam sessions. The indoor stage at 6 p.m. will feature groups, mixed county bluegrass, the Barker Brothers, and house band Bac-trak'ers. For information, call 788-2751. A $5 donation is welcomed at the door for musician expenses. Children under 12 are admitted free.

Woodmen of the World to meet

Members of the Woodmen of the World Lodge 900 will have their monthly meeting on Aug. 21 at the Senior Citizen Building on 127 S. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. with a covered dish dinner and a short business session will follow. Come and help plan activities for this area.

Health council to meet

The Cumberland County Health Council will meet Aug. 22 at noon at CMC conference room C, level 2.

Gem and Mineral show set

The Henderson County, NC, Gem and Mineral Society is presenting its 26th annual Gem and Mineral Spectacular and Sale Aug. 31 through Sept. 3. There will be 12 beautiful exhibit cases and nine dealers who will be selling a variety of gems, jewelry, minerals and equipment and supplies for the hobbyist. There will be demonstrations, hourly door prizes, educational programs, refreshments, grab bags for children and one adult and one children's grand prize.

MOAA schedules luncheon

The Upper Cumberland Chapter of Military Officers Association of America will have a luncheon meeting at Ryan's on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Lunch will be at 11 a.m. and the meeting, with featured speaker Ann Williams, will be at noon. Members will pay at the door. Williams represents Genworth Insurance Company. Members are invited to make reservations by Aug. 31 to LTC Dave Marr at 456-8065 or

Shriners to hold free clinic

The Cumberland County Shrine Club will hold a no-cost screening clinic Sept. 8 at the office of Dr. Susan N. Pick on Lantana Rd. from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Any children under the age of 18 who have problems of the bones, joints or muscles, or problems associated with healed burns, may be brought to the clinic to find out if they are eligible for free, expert medical treatment.

Sale benefits foundation

A craft sale at Village Green Mall in Fairfield Glade will be held Sept. 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness and its research. Handcrafted items will be available for purchase. Foundation brochures will also be available.

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