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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Marshall County AYSO Soccer sign-ups will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, and from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, in the Lewisburg Recreation Center Main Lobby. Participants must be four years old by March 31, 2011.

In an effort to extend the outreach of the Tennessee Career Center, the Marshall County Memorial Library and the TN Career Center in Lewisburg have established a "Career Corner" in the library. The Career Corner will be manned from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday and 11:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, to give job seekers instruction on Resume/Cover Letter Writing, Job Search Methods, and other Career Center resources. For more information on the "Career Corner" contact Murenda Frierson at 931-375-4210 or to learn more about the TN Career Center services call 359-9726 or go to www.sctworkforce.org.

Old cell phones may be dropped off at First National Bank, 1190 N. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue, a 501(c)(3) charity, will receive a monetary donation for each phone donated. For more information, call 270-0001.

Gently used children's clothing, toys and accessories will be available from the Angel's Closet at Heaven Sent Children Inc., 307 N. Walnut St, Murfreesboro, twice a month. The next Angel's Closet will be from 8 a.m. to noon Fridays, Feb. 4 and 18, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 5 and 19. For more information, call Denise Hobbs-Coker at 615-898-0803.

Feb. 2

There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Marshall Medical Center, 1080 Ellington Pkwy., Lewisburg. The Red Cross encourages appointments: call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org. If you don't schedule an appointment, you may be deferred to another blood drive.

3

The Town of Cornersville will have its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, at City Hall. This meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.

4

Forrest Rockets Baseball team is hosting a chili supper at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, in the school cafeteria. Come out and support your Rocket Baseball Team!

5

The Marshall County Tennessee Tea Party will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, in the upstairs meeting room at First Commerce Bank, 500 N. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. Guest speaker will be Bene Yant of the Giles Patriots, and the public is invited to come and voice their concerns. For more information, call 931-212-0849.

6

The Marshall County Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, in the Museum, Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg, for a presentation by Don Jeter on the Battle of Farmington. The public is invited.

7

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at noon Monday, Feb. 7, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The City of Lewisburg Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

Weekly classes in Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University start at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at LifeSong Chapel Hill, 1445 Old Hwy 99. For more information, contact Jonathan Flippen at 931-246-0370.

8

The JECDB Executive Board Committee of the Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Room 118 of the Columbia State Community College Lewisburg site.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

9

The February board meeting of the CHYFL will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. This meeting is open to the public.

10

The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. 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.

11

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program will be at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St, Lewisburg, on Friday, Feb. 11, to assist people with Medicare questions. Sign up in the office for an appointment. For more information, call 359-1463.

There will be a dinner and live auction to benefit Korley Davis, starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at the Calsonic Arena, Shelbyville. For more information, to buy tickets, or to donate auction items, call Jeffrey McGee (703-2098), Kristy Weaver (580-3240), Julie Lambert (619-7989), Linda Dye (684-7676) or Joy Mince (695-5648). Korley is on a heart and lung bypass machine, and needs a double lung transplant.

15

There will be a Senior Citizen Breakfast and live Gospel Music, starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, at Community Tabernacle, 2340 Hwy 64, Farmington. For more information call Pastor Orvil Nichols at 637-3072 or 637-3074.

The USDA Commodity Distribution will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. Bring your bright green card, blue commodity bag, and someone to help you load. You may sign up for commodities at SCHRA, 1572 Old Columbia Hwy, Lewisburg. For more information call Juli Belcher or Ruth Lancaster at 359-6393.

MTSU's Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, will conduct a free seminar on starting your own business from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, 3050 Medical Center Pkwy, Murfreesboro. This seminar is for persons who have never been in business. There is no charge, but reservations are required and may be made online at www.tsbdc.org or by calling 615-898-2745.