Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The Tennessee Camp For Diabetic Children will hold its summer program for insulin-dependent diabetic children from July 17-30 on Lake Chickamauga, near Soddy, Tenn. The program includes all sorts of sports and activities, and is designed to help diabetic children learn how to manage their diabetes and live a healthy life, as well as have a great amount of fun. For more details, please visit, write Tennessee Camp For Diabetic Children, P.O. Box 11370, Chattanooga, TN 37401, or phone 615-804-3399. Limited financial aid is available.

A free class for beginning beekeepers will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 4, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at 2145 Coble Meadows Dr, Lewisburg. For more information, call 931-636-0214, or visit

The Marshall County Memorial Library, the South Central Human Resource Agency, and the Internal Revenue Service offer free tax preparation for individuals whose yearly income is under $49,000. The service is provided by appointment only on Tuesdays from noon to 7 p.m. at the Library. Call 931-309-6162 for an appointment.

The Marshall County Retired Teachers Association is offering $1,000 scholarships to students graduating from high school and planning a teaching career. They are also offering $1,000 scholarships to college juniors and seniors who commit to entering the teaching profession. Applications are available at the high school guidance offices; deadline is April 15.



A Black History Month program "Living Beyond the Dream" will be presented at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Marshall County High School. Speakers include Colby Biggers, Eric Johnson, Ladon Love and Jason Maxwell.

The Town of Chapel Hill Park and Recreation Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at the Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Parkway.


Marshall County Budget Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a work shop and Special Call meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The Marshall County High School Concert Choir will present a Sacred Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the First Baptist Church, Lewisburg. The concert is free and open to the public.

The Marshall County Board of Education Budget Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.


The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg. Tom Holland will be the speaker.


There will be a free "Heal The Land" Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Rec Center, Lewisburg, with free screenings, health education, drawings for doorprizes, and healthy snacks. Congressman Diane Black is expected to visit. For more information, call Denise Sanders at 359-1551.

Liggett St. Church of God's Black History Program will take place on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 834 Liggett St, Lewisburg. The speaker will be Arnold Quarles, Anderson Funeral Home, and the program will feature the dance group Divine Praise from the E. 8th St. Church of God.


The St. James P.B. Church and Elder Steven Acklin invite everyone to Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. Speaker: Minister Myra Buchanan, New Hope Baptist Church, Mount Pleasant. Dinner will be served at 2 p.m.


The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular monthly meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, at 505 N. Ellington Pkwy.

The Marshall County Swim Club will have sign-ups at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, at the Rec Center, Lewisburg. Please come prepared to pay the registration fee. Practice season will begin on Monday, March 7. If you have any questions, call Teresa at 931-993-5406.

The Marshall County Land Price and Sale Committee will meet at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, in the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.

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



Mountain Climbers, a support group for widows, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, in the fellowship hall at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 990 Cornersville Rd., Lewisburg. The group meets the first Tuesday night of each month. Newcomers are welcome. Call 637-8303 for more information.


There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, at NHC Oakwood, 244 Oakwood Dr, Lewisburg. The Red Cross encourages you to call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit to schedule an appointment.


The MCYFL will hold a Board meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at the Bank of America, Lewisburg. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 931-652-8510.


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. Wednesday, March 9, 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 or by calling 615-898-2745.


A spaghetti supper honoring Bill and Louise Young will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the Chapel Hill Elementary School cafeteria, with entertainment by the CHES Heew-Haulers and guests. Donations accepted at the door.


There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the United Methodist Church, 100 S. Mulberry St, Cornersville. The Red Cross encourages you to call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit to schedule an appointment.