Health, Inspiration Day planned

The sixth annual Senior Health and Inspiration Day will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 30 at the Community Complex. Free health screenings for diabetes, blood pressure and colon cancer will be offered, as well as refreshments and lunch. Guest speakers include Dr. Thomas Byrne, medical physicist at CMC Regional Cancer Center, and panel of health care and fitness professionals presenting "Anti-Aging and You." The free event is a community endeavor provided by Linary Church of Christ, Fair Park Senior Center and Cumberland Medical Center.

Homesteaders celebrate homecoming

The Cumberland Homesteads Tower Association will hold its homecoming from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 1. All Homesteaders, past and present, are invited to attend. Board members will be elected at the annual meeting. All original Homesteaders will be recognized, along with high school classes. Food will be available for purchase. On July 2, there will be a tea for the daughters of original Homesteaders at Homestead United Methodist Church. The association is also making plans for the Apple Festival, Sept. 23. To volunteer, please call 484-4955 and leave your name and number.

NARFE to meet

NARFE will meet at 1 p.m. on July 11 at Fair Park Senior Center. The guest speaker will be Darlene Cole from Care All. For more information, call President Robert E. Martin at 484-2936.

Thrift store sale continues

The thrift store at Mayland Senior Center is still having its summer sale with all clothing and accessories usually priced more than $1 now sold for 99 cents each. Electrical appliances are not included. For more information, call 277-3200.

Foster parent training offered

Orientation for Youth Villages foster parents begins June 27 at 6 p.m. Foster parents are needed full-time, part-time and on weekend. There is support and free training. Foster parents can earn up to $18,500 tax-free annually. For more information, call (931) 525-5905, e-mail or visit

Military Memorial Museum plans sale

The Military Memorial Museum will be having their first yard sale on July 15 (time and place to be announced). If you have any items that are in good condition and you would like to donate them (except clothing), please drop them off at the museum on 20 South Main St. (across from the courthouse). While you're, there take a free tour through Crossville's history and see all of their newly obtained military items. The museum is open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you have a few free hours in the morning or afternoons, they can use you. Please call 456-5520, Nita at 788-1159 or Rosemarie at 484-6549.

One Step Beyond plans dinner

One Step Beyond, a group for people who are alone, is meeting for dinner at Vegas Restaurant on July 21 at 5 p.m. The back room is reserved for this event. If you plan to attend, call Betty Vernon at 484-5566 or Betty Edwards at 456-7752 no later than July 19 for reservations, which are necessary.

Angel Food orders taken

Angel Food orders are now being taken for the July menu. Deadline is July 17 (host sites may have different dates). There are no guidelines or rules. Each month is a different menu. They do accept EBT (food stamps). Baskets are designed to feed a family of four for a week or a single person for almost a month. For more information, please contact a local host site near you: Sparta — Praise Restoration Center, 1-800-570-5783; Algood — Where God Leads Community Church, (931) 498-3393; or Jamestown — Faith Fellowship, (931) 752-8229; or visit

Pulmonary disease seminar planned

Cumberland Medical Center and C.P.R. Alumni will present a seminar on living with pulmonary disease on July 11 at Cumberland Medical Center, second floor conference center. Registration is from 10-10:30 a.m., and the event ends at 2 p.m. Preregistration is required by July 6, and the cost is $5. Seating is limited to 150 people.

Cookout benefits volunteer firefighters

The Westel, Daysville, Ozone Volunteer Fire Department annual cookout will be from noon to 6 p.m. EDT on July 15. The menu will include hamburgers and hot dogs, dessert and drinks. Plates for adults are $6, and plates for children 10 and under are $3. All proceeds go to the volunteer fire department.