The Elk Valley Forestry Association will hold their annual meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Gleghorn Center, 77 Clark Ave., Fayetteville. The business meeting will be followed by Tim Phelps' presentation on "Forrest Health Issues in Tennessee." A meal will be served, so you are asked to RSVP by Dec. 3 to the Fayetteville UT Extension Service at 931-433-1582.
Registration for the Youth Basketball League for boys and girls 7-12 years old, sponsored by the Lewisburg Parks and Recreation Department, is now open. Deadline is Dec. 17; League starts Jan. 8. For more information, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482.
In His Image Pregnancy Resource Center is in urgent need of wipes and diapers sizes newborn, 3, 4, 5, and 6. The center is open Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. Feel free to call Shirley Lowe at 359-2304 for special arrangements.
Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg is now conducting its annual "Keep Our Kids Warm Coat Drive" and a suitcase drive for foster children. With the cooperation of White Lowe and Eastside Dry Cleaners, JAL collects unwanted coats, jackets, and gloves, which are cleaned and redistributed to children in need. The coat drive will run through Dec. 3. Check your closets and drop coats off at either dry cleaner, send them with your children to any county school, or give to a JAL member. All sizes are welcome. Girls and boys coats, sizes 6-12, are especially needed. If your child is in need of a winter coat, contact any school guidance counselor. The coats will be given out from 8 until 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the George Turner Center, Silver Street, Lewisburg. If you have any questions or want to help, please call co-chairs Mary Beth Williams at 993-5774 or Katie Jewel at 242-5723.
The Town of Chapel Hill is now taking applications for 2010 Citizen of the Year. For more information, call Craig at 703-0210.
The Lewisburg Rotary Club Christmas Parade, "A Hometown Christmas," with special guest Snowbird, will take place Saturday, Dec. 4, lining up at 1 p.m. at Lewisburg Middle School and proceeding to the square. Any business, individual, civic group, etc. that wishes to be a part of what is expected to be the biggest and best Christmas Parade yet can contact Peggy Hubbard at 359-3998 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Registration for the 2011 spring semester is underway at Columbia State Community College. Thursday, Jan. 6, is the last day to register without incurring a late charge. Classes begin Thursday, Jan. 13. Registration and advising services are available from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, go to www.columbiastate.edu or contact Columbia State's Student Information Center at 931-540-2540.
Columbia State Instructor of History Thomas Flagel will present a discussion on "Abraham Lincoln Divorce Lawyer" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in Room 122 of the Waymon L. Hickman building on the Columbia Campus. The event is sponsored by Columbia State Community College's Humanities and Social Sciences division and is complimentary and open to the public.
The Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the West 7th Street Church of Christ, Columbia. For more information, call 931-490-7074.
The Town of Cornersville will hold its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at City Hall. This meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.
Columbia State Community College's Department of Music will present a student music program at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Ledbetter Auditorium in the Clement building on the Columbia Campus. The Performance Ensemble will open the program with several instrumental arrangements from the Baroque period. The choir will perform a variety of choral selections from different historical periods. This event is complimentary and open to the public.
The Marshall County Senior Citizens will hold their Christmas Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at the Senior Center in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg. There will be music, crafts, door prizes and refreshments.
The Marshall County Records Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.
There will be a benefit auction to help with David James' medical expenses, starting at noon, Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Conference Lodge, Henry Horton State Park. Food will be served. To make a donation to the auction, call Brenda at 931-309-3795.
The Mothers of Preschoolers Christmas Craft/Sales Fair will be held from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, in the Family Life Center at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. For more information, call Kim at 364-2310 or Philecia at 364-3606.
Junior's House Child Advocacy Center presents "Breakfast with Santa" from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Russell Vending, 220 Water St., Lewisburg. Pictures with Santa, letters to Santa, story telling, crafts, face painting, duck pond, etc. For more information, call 359-0830.
The Farm School, Summertown, will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Farm Community Center and Solar School. There will be unique handcrafted gifts, music, food, and drinks. For more information, call 931-964-2325, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.thefarmcommunity.com.
The annual Christmas Gift Box will be held Dec. 4 and 5 in the Baker and Exhibit Buildings at Maury County Park, Columbia. There will be handmade crafts, foods and other gift items. The event is sponsored by the Margaret Yarbrough Circle of The King's Daughters School. For more information, including booth availability, call Marsha Kirk at 931-381-2210.
The Marshall County Board of Education Budget Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.
The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their annual meeting at noon Monday, Dec. 6, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.
The Diabetes Education Group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Private Dining Room I at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia. For more information, call 931-540-4324.
Marshall County Animal Control Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.
The South Central TN Workforce Alliance invites you to their "Breakfast Brainstorm" meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at the TN Career Center-Linden, 113 Factory Street-Suite 1, Linden. Bring your ideas, bring a colleague, bring your appetite, but you must RSVP by Dec. 3. Contact Patricia Lymon at 931-375-4201 or Patricia.Lymon@sctworkforce.org to reserve your seat.
The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. Refreshments will be provided. The group is free of charge and can be beneficial to anyone caring for a loved one suffering with memory impairment and confusion. Please call Tammy Been at 359-3563, Patsy Graves at 359-4506, or the Alzheimer's Association in Tullahoma at 1-931-455-3345 for more information.
Country Breakfast in the Evening will start at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Howell Community Center, Howell. Santa Claus arrives at 6 p.m. Proceeds go toward the upkeep of the community center. Bring your family, friends, and a good appetite! For more information, call Doug Buchanan at 931-433-7042.
There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 12:45 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 316 North Horton Pkwy. You may schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-RED CROSS of going to www.redcrossblood.org.
The Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, at the West 7th Street Church of Christ, Columbia. For more information, call 931-490-7074.
The East Commerce Baptist Church Choir, under the direction of Dr. Jim Garrison, with drama directed by Lynda Potts, will perform the Christmas musical "The Gift Goes On" at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, and at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, at the church, 560 East Commerce St. The public is cordially invited to attend.