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Lions Club Pecan Sale
The Woodbury Lions Club has kicked off its annual Pecan Sale. For sale this year will be Pecan Halves, English Walnuts, Fruit and Nut Mix and Cashews. Again this year, the Lions have found the very best products available. Lion Clyde Bush, chairman of the sale, said he was able to secure this year's crop of pecans, which is the best crop of several years. The nuts are available at Jennings Jewelers, Vance Brothers car lot, Farmer's Co-op, Rite-Aid Pharmacy, Cannon Senior Citizen Center, Dr. Trea Wessel's office, First Bank, Paul Reed Furniture Store, First National Bank, Stones River Hospital, Regions Bank, Woodbury Funeral Home, Woodbury Nursing Center, Woodson's Pharmacy, Cutting Edge Salon and from any Lions Club member. For more information call Clyde Bush at 563-2102 or Mark Vance at 563-6800.

Craft Artists Holiday Bazaar
One day only at the The Arts Center of Cannon County scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. Join us for this exciting and festive alternative to mall and big box import shopping! Choose from a variety of beautiful and unique gift items when top craft artists from throughout the region will offer for sale their original ceramics, jewelry, fiber, turned wood, pottery, one-of-a-kind furniture, baskets, stained glass and much more. Over 35 artists will be participating so plan on coming early for best selection. Support your local economy and receive great deals to boot! Admission is free and open to the public. On the Internet at

Cannon County Chamber of Commerce Mixer December 2
The Cannon County Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber Mixer in conjunction with their last board meeting for 2013 at The Arts Center at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 2. This Chamber Meeting/Mixer is open to the Chamber members or anyone interested in becoming a chamber member. Please join us for the final Chamber Board meeting of 2013. Enjoy breakfast refreshments provided by The Blue Porch Restaurant. Check out the new chamber office and meet the Chamber of Commerce Board Members. To RSVP, call the Chamber of Commerce office at 615-563-2222or email The Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.

Ring and Sing, Thursday, Dec. 5
Come sing and ring in the Christmas season at Simmons Chapel, 3295 Hollow Springs Road, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5. Mike Chilcutt and the Silver and Gold Band will provide special music.


My Way Christmas, Dec. 6 through 21
The Arts Center of Cannon County presents its 2013 Christmas Dinner with dinner prepared by the Blue Porch Restaurant. To make reservations call 563-2787 or visit the website at Presented Friday, Saturday and Sundays through Dec. 21.


Lions Club Day, Saturday, Dec. 7
Spend the day and enjoy yourself. A pancake breakfast with Santa begins at 7 a.m. at the Lions Club Building on Lehman Street. The Lions Club Christmas Parade starts at noon. The Lions Club Tour of Homes begins at 4 p.m. with tickets available at the Lions Club Building.


Christmas Tour of Homes
The Woodbury Lions Club is seeking homes for the annual Christmas Tour of Homes to be held Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. If you are interested in being on the tour, please call Bill Smith at 563-5337 or Sue Patrick at 563-1328. Please advise no later than Nov. 8, 2013.


Auditions for two plays, set Dec. 8 and Dec. 10
Auditions for Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. and The Secret Garden (children's roles) Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. and Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. Come prepared with 16 bars of music from the show or in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Auditions will also consist of cold readings from the script. Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. is directed by Janine Morgan.
All roles available for ages 8-18. The Secret Garden is directed by Scarlett Turney. We are auditioning for one girl age 8-14 and one boy age 8-14.We will announce the adult auditions at a later date .


Christmas Gala, Friday, Dec. 13
The Christmas Gala sponsored by the Cannon County Senior Citizens Center, 609 Lehman St. Entertainment, fine dining, elegant table settings, silent auction and more.


Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?
For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Developments District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.
Adult relative support group meetings are held, every 4th Wednesday of each month, from 3:30 - 4:30AM at Fiddler's Annex on 125 Fiddler's Drive, Smithville, TN.
For housing assistance while caring for minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.




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