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American Legion Executive Board Meeting
Thursday, February 5, 6:00 p.m.
American Legion Post 279 will have an Executive Board Meeting on Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center in Woodbury.
"Newly Diagnosed: Living a full life with MS
Thursday, Feb. 5
6:30-7:30 in Murfreesboro
The National MS Society, Mid South Chapter introduces an exciting opportunity Middle Tennessee: "Newly Diagnosed: Living A Full Life with MS."
Meeting will be held Thursday, February 5 from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, Garrison's Cafe, 1272 Garrison Drive in Murfreesboro.
*Enter into the South entrance, go to the elevator to the second floor. Turn right out of the elevator and immediately right, go to down the hall. Follow the hall; slightly turn right, the glass doors are on the left to enter into Garrison's Cafe.
Featuring Dr. John C. Witt, MS neurologist; Janet Brown, MS NP, Angle Plunkett, local Self Help Group Leader. NMSS Chapter Staff will be present to facilitate and answer questions.
The evening is designed for those diagnosed within the past two years and their spouses and/or care partners. Come for a relaxed time of information, inspiration and fellowship.
You must register for this program. Please call 1 (800) 344-4867, select option #1.
Country Music Jam Session
Pocahontas Community Center
1st and 3rd Fridays
A country music jam sessions is set for the first and third Fridays of each month at the Pocahontas Community Center, 1441 Pocahontas Road, Morrison. Musicians sign up at 5:30 and the music starts at 6 p.m. Open to the public, spectators and dancers are welcome. Admission is free. For more info call Ray at 615-765-7835 or John 931-588-1229.
at the Senior Center
Friday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.
Featuring James Hablett & The Family Tradition Band "Liberty Band." Admission $5. Come on out and enjoy good music, line dancing and have a good time while supporting Music Night at the Senior Center
Radio Exam Session
Saturday, Feb. 7
Cannon County High School
The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring an Amateur Radio Exam Session on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 - 1:00 PM (Walk-ins are welcome) at the Cannon County High School - Room # 115, 1 Lion Drive, Woodbury TN 37190-5240. Contact Jerry E. Elkins - N4LZY at (615) 563-8888 or check out the club's website at http://www.dccarc.org if anyone has any questions.
Amateur Radio Operators also called "hams" communicate with other operators in the local area, statewide, nationally, and even worldwide. Hams also aid during times of emergencies with vital communication links. The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is an affiliated club of the American Radio Relay League.
Saturday, Feb. 14 - Feb. 15
Old Feed Store Antique Mall
Featuring, discounts throughout the mall, door prizes and more. A $6 plate lunch will be served in the Gathering Place Café prepared by Holy Smokes BBQ offering a pulled pork sandwich, brunswick stew, chips &and drink with freshly prepared BBQ sauce which will be for sale. The Old Feed Store Antique Mall is located at 310 West Water Street, Woodbury, for further information contact (615) 563-2108.
The Jungle Book
Friday, Feb. 13 and 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 14 and 21 at 2: p.m.
The Arts Center of Cannon County
Based on the book by Rudyard Kipling, the play is directed by Mary Wilson, produced by Beth McCrary with choreography by Ashely Hardage. A young boy, Mowgil, is left at the foot of the jungle after his village is attached by a tiger, Shere Khan. A pack of wolves begins taking care of Mowgli and ultimately raises him. He learns the rules of the jungle and becomes adopted by the wolves. Years later, when Mowgli is a teenager, Shere Khan reappears. Mowgli stands up to the tiger to show his courage and love of the pack. Call 615-563-2787 to make reservations
Auburntown Historical Society
Thursday, February 19
Auburntown Church of Christ
The Auburntown Historical Society will meet at the Auburntown Church of Christ Fellowship Hall Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Our guest speaker will be Andrea Calfee. Andrea is the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Chapter Regent for the Colonel Hardy Murfree Chapter since 2011 and State Commemorative Event Chairman. She will speak on "Today's DAR." This would be a good opportunity for the ladies of Cannon County to learn the qualification on becoming a DAR member.
American Legion Post 279 Meeting
Mrs. Lisa Choate is speaker
Thursday, February 19
American Legion Post 279 will have a special guest speaker for our meeting on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at the Senior Citizens Center in Woodbury. Dinner is served at 5:45 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.
Mrs. Lisa Choate, Math teacher at Cannon County High School, has arranged for a special presentation for American Legion Post 279 of exciting things coming in the near future for the education of our children. Lisa will be bringing her special guests from Chattanooga, Tennessee, Paul and Jenette Dean. Jenette is the Director, Early Childhood Education Programs, Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga, TN. Paul Dean retired from a career with the United States Army as a Major in the Infantry. He has a BS in History, a M.Ed. in Adult Education and Training, a MA in History, and a MS International Relations. He has been a Jr ROTC Senior Instructor at Ooltewah High School for 17 years. He has been an Assistant Professor, Department of History, United States Military Academy, West Point. He also was an Assistant Professor, Military Science Department, Eastern Kentucky University.
Lisa Denny Choate was proudly born and raised in Cannon County. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 1988 with a BS in mathematics and Secondary Education. She has taught at the Cannon County High School for 27 years. Her message to all, "We are all guilty of the good we do not do." Voltaire.