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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.
Began Jan. 2
The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency would like to remind those who receive assistance through the Temporary Emergency Food Assis-tance Program, known as Commodities; it is time for recertification of their commodities card. With 2013 deliveries right around the corner, it is very important for recipients to recertify their commodity card with their local county offices prior to the first pick-up date.
Recertification date began Jan. 2.
If you think you or someone you know qualifies for this program, please contact the UCHRA office in your county for more information.
The UCHRA county telephone: Cannon County 615-563-2916
Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, Jan. 16
The Cannon County Chamber of Commerce Banquet has been set for Thursday, Jan.16, 2014 at the Arts Center of Cannon County, and will be catered by the Blue Porch Restaurant, beginning at 6:30 pm. Chamber members will be receiving nominations of the new board members. Please RSVP by Jan. 10th, 2014. The cost is $15.00 per person. For reservations or more information, please contact Carolyn Motley, at the Chamber of Commerce at (615) 563-2222.
Thursday, Jan. 16
The Red Cross Bloodmobile will visit Woodbury Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lions Club Building, 540 W. Adams St.
Visit Rep. Pody
Friday, Jan. 17
Constituents can meet with state Rep. Mark Pody at the Woodbury Senior Center from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 18
The band Sixty Four is an acclaimed Beatles revue from Nashville whose members created Sixty Four simply for the love of the Beatles’ music. The band will be performing many Beatles favorites at the Arts Center of Cannon County on Saturday, Jan. 18. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students.
Sunday, Jan. 19
The Arts Center of Cannon County will hold its annual membership meeting on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. A State of the Arts address will be presented as well as reviewing the past year and looking into the future. Everyone is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served following the meeting.
The Arts Center is located at 1424 John Bragg Highway, just west of the town of Woodbury. Office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. For information, call (615) 563-2787 or 1-800-235-9073. For more information check the (ACCC’s) web-site at www.artscenterofcc.com.
Rutherford, Cannon County United Way
March 4, 2014
The United Way will hold its 2014 Community Celebration from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Embassy Suites, Murfrees-boro
Starting in January
The Short Mountain Trading Post will have a huge after holiday sale with 20% to 75% off merchandise throughout the barn. Bundle up and join us for a fun shopping spree throughout January. Bring your camera for unique holiday pictures. Open Thursday thru Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 25
Clear Fork United Meth-odist Church, Big Hill Road in Gassaway will hold a church supper from 3 to 7 p.m. featuring catfish or chicken tenders, choice of pinto, white or green beans, hush puppies, cabbage slaw or veggie salad, french fries, dessert and drink.
1st Annual Rook Tournament
Sunday, Jan. 25
The Cannon County Rescue Squad will be hosting their first annual Rook Tournament, fundraiser and silent auction on Saturday, January 25 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Woodbury Lion’s Club building. Cost is $10.00 per person.
Refreshments and finger foods will be provided. Players are asked to bring a dessert.
180 points per hand and single elimination.
Visit our website for official tournament rules.
For information, please call 615-849-2730 or email ROOK@CannonCountyRescue.com. Click on “Our Fundraising” for more details.
Come out and have fun while supporting your local volunteer Rescue Squad.