Friday, January 22, 2010

The Town of Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Board are accepting applications for an opening on the Board. All interested persons should come by Town Hall, and pick up an application. Applications should be returned to Town Hall no later than 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1. Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call the Town Hall at 364-7632.

Chapel Hill Soccer, a TSSA league, will hold sign-ups for spring soccer from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Jan. 30, Feb. 6 and Feb. 13, at the Chapel Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church in front of Forrest School. Children ages 4-14 can sign up and all Marshall County children interested in playing are welcome. For more information, please call 364-4985 or

The Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 23 and 30, at Lewisburg Recreation Center, Chapel Hill High School old gym, Cornersville High School cafeteria, and Marshall County Baseball Complex; or register online at

Youth Villages offers free orientation sessions for people of all ages interested in learning more about becoming foster parents. Free orientation sessions are set for Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. and Jan 26 at noon at the Youth Villages office in Columbia at 115 Dyer Street, Suite 1.

Goodwill Career Solutions will offer training classes in Retail Certification, Job Readiness, and OHSA Forklift Training in January and February. For more information call Jamie Bone at 359-4243.

Tennessee farmers who direct market products directly to consumers may participate in the Tennessee Farm Fresh program, which promotes member farms and products to consumers and provides marketing tools and educational opportunities to members, among other benefits. For more information, visit or contact Tiffany Howard at or 931-388-7872 ext. 2763.


The Forrest Alumni/Community Basketball Games will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Forrest Gym. All proceeds benefit the Forrest Alumni Scholarship Fund. For more information, call Katie Harris at 364-7330.

The Maury County Arts Guild in Columbia and the Multi-Cultural Team from Nissan North America will host a Multi-Cultural Winterfest event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Art Guild, 705 Lion Parkway, Columbia. Call 931-381-9494 for more information.

The African American Heritage Society presents "Proc's Amateur 2010" at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at Johnson Elementary School, 815 Glass Lane, Franklin. For more information, call Paulette Johnson at 615-243-7751 or Clark Prince at 615-717-1438.


The Marshall County Board of Education Budget Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.


The Lewisburg Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold their January meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the George W. Turner Building, 741 Silver Street.

The Community Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular scheduled monthly meeting at noon Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Lone Oak Cemetery Advisory Board will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Lewisburg City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Lewisburg Electric System's Board of Public Utilities will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the LES office, 599 W. Ellington Pkwy. The meeting is open to the public.


The First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg will present Soul Cafe, starting at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the McKnight Ministry Center. There will be gourmet food, followed by a variety of workshops, including Grace Zone for children 4-12. Childcare for younger children will be available.


The Friends Group of the Marshall County Memorial Library will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the library. Anyone interested in the library and its future is invited to attend.

There will be a Chili Supper and Meet-and-Greet of the Republican Candidates for national, state, and local races from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at First State Bank, Chapel Hill, sponsored by the Republican Women of Marshall County and the Marshall County Republican Party.

The Marshall County Board of Education Policy Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.


The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg. Charles Hardison will be the speaker.


The Class of 1961 will have its 50th class reunion organization meeting on Saturday, Jan. 30, at Shoney's. Call 931-987-0830 for more information.

Liggett Street Church of God, 834 Liggett St., Lewisburg, presents its Building Fund Musical at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. Guests will be the East 8th St. Church of God Male Chorus and choirs from throughout Middle Tennessee. Elder Eddie Shirley, Pastor. Contact Ann Tears, Choir Director, for details.



The South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance will provide a Test Taking Strategy Workshop from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Tennessee Career Center in Lewisburg. The workshop is free of charge and will include strategies to assist high school students taking the ACT test.


The Shelbyville Retired Telecom Pioneers will have a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Parkway Cafeteria (formerly Richard's) in Shelbyville. All telephone company retirees (AT&T, BellSouth, etc.) who live in the areas of Fayetteville, Lewisburg, Manchester, Shelbyville, Tullahoma and Winchester are invited.


The African American Heritage Society will present their 9th Annual Black Tie Affair, starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at Embassy Suites, Cool Springs. For tickets or more information, contact Alma McLemore at 615-791-1294 or Tom Murdic at 615-794-6029.


"Be Part of the Gift" fundraiser for kidney transplant patient Betty Carol Anderson and her son, and donor, David Lynch, will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. There will be music, contests, an auction, and food. For more information, e-mail or call 615-730-0913.


Join us for birthday potluck at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, and be a part of the History of College Grove Round Table. The committee which has been working at Fifty Forward since 2004 to produce a history book is almost through. They want to share with you some of the hundreds of photographs and stories which have been submitted for the book and get your comments and corrections before sending the manuscript to the publisher. The program will include a slide show of pictures and an opportunity to read part of the manuscript. Bring a covered dish and enjoy a presentation full of interesting history of the College Grove Community.