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2012 RESCUE FUND DRIVE
  The 2012 Countywide Rescue Fund Drive is now under way.
   Some of the squad’s tools are approaching 30 years of service and are in need of replacement. For as little as 10 cents per day ($35) you can make a difference.
  Donate on line at www.CannonCountyRescue.com or mail your donation to Cannon County Rescue Squad, 618 Lehman Street, Woodbury, TN 37190. For or more information, contact Capt. Michael Underhill, 615-904-5002 or Tim Bell, unit director, 615-894-2730.BLOOD DRIVE HONORS BRANDEN
A blood drive in honor of Branden Schwartz is set for noon to 6 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Lions Club Building in Woodbury.
For more information or to schedule an appointment to donate at this special blood drive, please call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation and enter sponsor code: Lions Club.

BLOOD DRIVE HONORS BRANDEN
A blood drive in honor of Branden Schwartz is set for noon to 6 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Lions Club Building in Woodbury.
For more information or to schedule an appointment to donate at this special blood drive, please call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation and enter sponsor code: Lions Club.

DISASTER EXERCISE SET NOV. 6
 On Tuesday, Nov. 6, local emergency agencies along with Stones River Hospital will conduct a disaster exercise. The drill will take place at Cannon County High School and will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and conclude at approximately 11 a.m. During this exercise the public should expect to see emergency vehicles and personnel working in the exercise areas as well as mock disaster victims.

COATS FOR CANNON
Woodbury Lions Club will collect coats for Cannon County during the entire month of October.
Please bring clean or new coats sized for children to adults. Put them on hangers if possible.
These coats will be given to anyone in need of a good, warm coat on Nov. 10 at the Woodbury Lions Club Building on Lehman Street. If your organization would like to participate, the Lions Club will arrange a pick up.
The drop off is at Sue Patrick’s CPA Office, 109 Lester St., Woodbury, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

HOLIDAY TASTE COOK_OFF ON NOV. 10

 A Holiday Taste Cook-off will be held Saturday, November 10 from 10:30 until 3:30. Winners announced at 4:00 p.m.  This will be an annual event and is being sponsored by Farm Shed, located on Main Street (McMinnville Highway).
There will be four areas to compete: desserts, side dishes, no sugar added and relishes. Entry fee is $5 per item and $2.50 for each additional entry if you choose to do more than one item.
Electricity and tables will be provided. You will be asked to provide samples of your item to all who attend. Small containers for samples will be provided. You are requested to have copies of your recipes available to the public.
Visitors will be charged $2  for entry and samples. Cash to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. $100 for 1st place. Ribbons will also be presented. Six judges will decide winners.
Call 615-939-1540 or 931-881-4763 to reserve your space or come by Martina’s Emporium at 111 West Main Street, Woodbury Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Come have fun and prepare for the holidays. Show off all that good cooking.

UNITED WAY RECRUITING
NON-PROFITS
  The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is in the process of recruiting non-profit organizations to submit interest forms to receive grant support up to $10,000. Organizations that have a 501(c)3 IRS status that wish to partner with United Way for its next fiscal year may submit a letter of intent on the organization's website at www.uwrutherford.org. All letters of intent must submitted by October 31, 2012, for consideration.
  The program that is requesting partnership with United Way must serve at least one of United Way's impact areas of education, income, health or rebuilding lives and provide service in Rutherford and/or Cannon county.
  Organizations submitting a letter of intent will be notified no later than November 30, 2012, as to whether they will be extended an invitation to apply to partner with United Way for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Applications will be made available to those organizations in December.
 During the current fiscal year, United Way is partnering with 49 programs, including 10 grant partners, 36 partner agencies, and three United Way initiatives, such as the 2-1-1 information and referral services line.
 United Way works to identify issues in the community, develop partnerships with organizations who have the ability to address those issues, implement a plan of action and measure results that are reported to the community.
 For more information, please contact United Way at (615) 893-7303 or visit the website at www.uwrutherford.org.

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