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MOORETOWN FISH AND CHICKEN FRY JULY 21
The Mooretown Volunteer Fire Department will host a Fish and Chicken Fry on Saturday, July 21 from 4 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mooretown Fire Hall at 473 Hollow Springs Rd. Dine-in or carryout. Seniors (age 60 & up) $9, Adults (13-59) $11, Children (4-12) $4. For more info. contact Chief Micheal George: 615-542-0282, Assistant Chief Jay Hale 615-542-4108 or VFA President Samanthia Hollandsworth 615-904-5950
'GREASE' ON ARTS CENTER STAGE
The Arts Center of Cannon County is presenting "Grease" this month. Dust off your leather jackets; pull on your bobby-socks and take a trip back to 1959! Be there or be square.
Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "T-Birds" and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical.
Head "greaser" Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their "Summer Nights" as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as "Greased Lightnin'", "It's Raining on Prom Night", "Sandy" recalling the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Elvis Presley that became the soundtrack of a generation. An 8-year run on Broadway and two subsequent revivals along with innumerable school and community productions place Grease among the world's most popular musicals.
Grease is directed and choreographed by Matthew Hayes Hunter with music direction by Brittany Goodwin. Megan Castleberry is assistant choreographer and dance captain. This production features Braden Wahl as Danny and Kait Kloss as Sandy. The cast also includes Daxton Patrick, Alexis Alduenda, Zach Kelley, Megan Castleberry, John House, Grace DeGuzman, Gabriel Matos, Alex Garrett, Cyndie Verbeten, Catherine Buford, Andrew Neal, Jessica Hunter, Tyler Adams, Sydney Sanford, Anna Hall, Megan Scott, Rachel Hortert, Anna Hall, Megan Scott, Rachel Hortert, Sharon Bessant, Slate Bowers, Jack Jones, Sarah Oppmann, Catalina Rice, Emma Wayne, and Erin Seifert.
Tickets are $15 with discounts available for students and seniors and can be purchased by calling (615) 563-2787 Tuesday through Saturday 10AM-4PM or online at artscenterofcc.com and (subject to availability) at the door one hour prior to show time. Grease is sponsored by First National Bank.
BREASTFEEDING: IT'S ONLY NATURAL
Expectant parents often find themselves faced with many decisions. Let your choice to breastfeed your newborn be a natural conclusion. Not only will your decision to breastfeed influence the long term and short term health of your baby, but it will provide benefits to mom as well. According to the Tennessee Department of Health, moms who breastfeed have a lower risk of developing breast and ovarian cancers, and their babies are less likely to develop numerous conditions from earaches to diabetes and obesity. "Any time before your baby is born is a good time to make the decision to breastfeed. To get breastfeeding off to a good start, the first to second hour after delivery is so important." said Meredith Mullican, Cannon County Nursing Supervisor and Certified Lactation Consultant. Have questions or concerns? Join us for a Prenatal Workshop scheduled Friday, July 20 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cannon County Health Department. Expecting your baby before August? Call the Cannon Health Department at 615-563-4243 and speak with our Certified Lactation Consultants. We are here to assist you and your family on this new journey.
BLOOD DRIVE SET FOR JULY 19
Please donation blood on July 19,2018, and make someone whole again. Did you know that without type A,B& O, a person may not be saved. You could be the missing Type needed. The Red Cross Blood Drive hosted by Woodbury Lions Club 12 to 6 P.M at the Lions Club building corner of Lehman St and W. Adams St. If you want to schedule your appointment log, onto redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code :Woodbury Community 19, walk-ins welcomed. If you need more information contact Lions Club member John Basinger at 615-904-5966.
SHARP TO SPEAK TO HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Cannon County Historical Society will meet Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:00 PM. The historical society schedule meetings throughout the year and are held at the Cannon County Senior Citizen's facility at Woodbury. Refreshments start at 6:30 PM--bring along a favorite dish. Look for the Historical Society sign at the entrance. Guest speaker for the July meeting will be Cannon County's Master Wood Crafter Alf Sharp. According to Alf what attracted him to the upper east fork was its unique rural setting and wooded landscapes. Alf now spends his time teaching in universities and trade schools. Alf has a vast knowledge of 18th and 19th century furniture designs. Bring along a friend as the society continues to explore Cannon County's unique historical heritage. Mark your calendar for this up-coming event.
DEMOCRATS TO MEET JULY 24
The next Democratic meeting will be on Tuesday July 24th at 6:30. The meeting will be held at 100 College Street: the corner of Main and College. For more info contact Nancy Coomes at 615-563-5665.
UNCLE DAVE'S 41ST ANNIVERSARY
Uncle Dave Macon Days, a roots rendezvous which honors traditional American music and the career of the first superstar of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Famer, Uncle Dave Macon. This year marks the 41st Anniversary of the annual Uncle Dave Macon Days festival starting with small beginnings which attracted only a few old-time music enthusiasts on the lawn of the Courthouse in 1978. Throughout the festival's national competitions is the best in authentic old-time music and dance with participants here locally, across the nation, and worldwide. This epic event starts Friday, July 13 and continues through July 14, 2018 in Murfreesboro, TN. The cost for both days of the festival is $10 for ages 13 and older. It's free for ages 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online at uncledavemacondays.org.
NICHOLS FAMILY PLANS REUNION
The annual Nichols Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ The Corner. On this day, we want to celebrate the lives of our families in one great Nichols Family Reunion! We are calling together all the descendants of Daniel Alexander Nichols and Sarah Melissa Vinson Nichols for a day of storytelling, great food, pictures and an awesome time together. Bring your pictures to be displayed and any other memorabilia you would like to share with the family. For more information, contact Mariea Nichols 615-563-5414, Lou Nichols 615-563-4805, Donna Nichols 615-464-4271, or Barbara Nichols Parker 615-563-4157. So bring a good story, a covered dish and join us. Hope to see you there!
GEORGE & TATE FAMILY REUNION JULY 28
The George and Tate Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 28 at the Gassaway Community Center - Main Street. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. -Lunch at noon. Relations and family friends are welcome. Bring your favorite food it's Pot Luck. Plates, napkins, cups, ice and silverware will be furnished. Bring your pictures to share with others to view days and time gone by. Information: David George - (615) 765-5249 or Gerald Tate - (615) 563-5910.
TAKE A WALK IN MY SHOES SET FOR JULY 14
Generations of Woodbury is proud to announce that we will be hosting our 2nd annual 5k walk/run on July 14th. The purpose of this run is to appreciate all people with disabilities and understand their daily struggles. Proceeds from this run go to Generations of Woodbury client activity fund. Our fund is used in the care of our clients for things such as med bills, dental work, hygiene, clothing, etc. that they do not have the money to cover. Cost of race is $20. With early race entry you will receive a t-shirt. Deadline for early entry is June 23. If you sign up the morning of the race shirts will be available on a first come first serve basis. Registration starts at the Arts Center of Cannon County at 7 a.m. race at 7:30. Refreshments will be available and we have winners in four categories: 1st place male, 1st place female, 1st place teen age 13-17, and first place under 13. Here is a link for our race : https ://runs ig nu p. com/Race/TN /Woodbury/TakeaWalkinMyShoes. If you have questions please contact Star at 615-563-1350 or 613-318-3964.
ST. THOMAS PLANS MEDICAL MISSION
Saint Thomas Health is hosting a FREE Medical Mission at Home at Warren County High School on Saturday, July 28th accepting patients from 8 a.m. until 2pm. Medical care, dental care, vision, and select screenings and lab tests are offered to individuals free of charge. Local community agencies will also be on site to offer additional resources. Services are provided on a first come, first served basis at Warren County High School on Pioneer Lane in McMinnville. For more information, visit sthealth.com/medicalmission.
ON DISPLAY AT THE BERGER GALLERY:
"God's Secret Army" & "What We Can't Understand" by Caroline Bartlett is on display through July 20 in The Berger Gallery of the Arts Center of Cannon County. The Berger Gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. Admission is free.
SENIOR CENTER JULY PERFORMANCES SET
Upcoming performances at the Cannon County Senior Center include Rode West on July 20. Admission $5.00. Music starts at 7:00 Additional information call 615-904-5868.
MOST MULES PLOWING SIMULTANEOUSLY
Join the Middle TN Mule Skinners in attempting to break the world record for the most mules plowing at the same time. Event set for Sept. 29 at noon at Grady Jr and Carol George Farm at 2362 Short Mountain Rd., Woodbury, TN. Event coordinatord are Danny Vaughn (931-261-6853) and Grady George Jr. (615-849-6867). To register visit www.midtnmules.com.
ACOUSTIC OLD-TIME GOSPEL JAM SESSION
Centertown United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 335 W. Green Hill Rd, Centertown, TN. 6-8:30 p.m. -- 2nd Sunday each month. Bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica and singing voices. The Gospel Jam is open to any acoustic musician at any level of expertise. Join us ! All are welcome. Contact Tommy Gilley 931-607-9716 or view event information at www.facebook.com/friendsofCUMC/
FREE: Discover Bible Series, P.O. Box 290, Woodbury, TN 37190. Write to request the series or for more information.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY: Celebrate Recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: If you drink a lot that's your business. If you want to stop that's ours. Meetings are Sunday evening and Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Call 615-765-7179.