Friday, August 24, 2007

Free Employer Workshop on "How to Conduct Effective Performance Appraisals" at the Marshall County Career Center from 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 22. RSVP to or call 931-359-9726.

Senator Bob Corker will be at the Lewisburg Courthouse Annex from 3:30 to 4:40 p.m. on Aug. 23, in the meeting room on the third floor for a town hall meeting.

A Fine Art Show and Sale featuring 40 local and regional artists will be held from 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Building, 308 W. 7th Street in Columbia on Aug. 24. Items for sale will include original paintings, sculptures, pottery and stained glass. Proceeds will benefit the Maury Regional Healthcare Foundation Special Needs fund to assist patients who need medication and transportation. Boxed lunches will be available from 11 am - 1 pm for $6 each and may be reserved in advance. For more information, call 931-380-4075.

God's Lemonade Stand, a food pantry for the needy, will hold a benefit auction beginning at 2 p.m. on Aug. 25 at 1400 Robin Hood Rd. Activities will include a cake walk, singing, a silent and live auction, and much more. All proceeds from the event will go to the GLS Food Pantry to help offset the expenses of the upcoming season.

Farmington United Methodist Church, 2212 Highway 40, presents an evening of Gospel singing at 5 p.m. on Aug. 25. Featured acts include The Kelley's, Hearts of Faith and The Whaley's.

The regular monthly gospel singing at Glenn's Chapel United Methodist Church will be Saturday, Aug. 25 beginning at 7 p.m.  The groups to sing will be The Sonshiners of Columbia and The Soul Seekers of Hartselle, AL.  Everyone is invited to attend this time of fellowship and good gospel singing. The church is located on Highway 431 between Lewisburg and Franklin.

There will be a benefit singing beginning at 6 p.m. on Aug. 25 at the Pentecostal Church of Jesus on Fayetteville HWY. The singing will be for Austin Wells, a six-month old who was born with an abnormal skull.

The Redmond Haskins family reunion will meet in the Conference Lodge room at Horton Park on Aug. 26. Bring a covered dish. Lunch at noon.

A homecoming will be held at Delina Church of God on Aug. 26. Lunch will be served at noon. Beginning at 1:30 p.m. Meldy Five will be singing. Everyone is welcome.

Pregnancy Classes at Pregnancy Resource Center, 218 Martin Ave in South Lewisburg. Classes are as follows: Aug. 25 from 9 to 11 a.m. - Pregnancy; Sept. 1 from 9 to 11 a.m. -- Labor; Sept. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. -- Delivery; Sept. 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. -- Post Partum; Sept. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. -- Baby Basics; and Sept. 22 from 9 to 11 a.m. -- Infant CPR. Jennifer Green, RN, will be the instructor. For more information, call 359-8792.

Lewisburg's Monday night TOPS group meets at 6 p.m. at the Sandlewoods Apartments Clubhouse. TOPS has planned a two-month emphasis on total fitness -- Aug. 13 through Sept. 24. Join them for an inspirational view of how to make good lifetime choices that will benefit your health and well being. For more information, contact Barbara Anderson at 931-359-7082.

The office of City Hall in Cornersville will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, 2007 in observance of Labor Day. The office will re-open on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at the regular hour of 8a.m.

The Marshall County Democrats will be hosting a bean supper on Thursday, Sept. 13, at The Briar Patch in Cornersville.  Festivities will begin at 5:30. Tickets are $5. Children under six are free. Tickets are available for early purchase and are also available at the door. Please contact a member of the Marshall County Executive Committee for tickets.

The Forrest Class of 1967 will be holding a reunion on Sept. 15 at the Horton Park Resort. For more information contact Amy Sweeney Jones at 364-7199.

An AARP Driver Safety program will be held on Sept. 18-19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Commerce Bank in Lewisburg. Those wishing to participate can register in advance at the Lewisburg or Chapel Hill offices of First Commerce Bank. Call Ted Duning at 359-3339 for more information.

Bosom Buddies, Marshall County's breast cancer survivors and supporters, meet the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Marshall Medical Center conference room. Everyone is welcome.

Tennessee Voices for Children, a support group for parents who have a child with an emotional or behavioral disorder, meets the third Thursday of each month 6:30-8 p.m. at the First Assembly of God, 1191 West Ellington Parkway. For more information call Kim Young at 931-560-3088.