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UCHRA recertification
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

Home Schooling
Tuesday, Jan. 28
On Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at 2:30 in the afternoon, a fledging group of home school parents and children will gather in the downstairs meeting room of the Adams Memorial Library. This is the first meeting for this group and it's going to be very informal. Come as you are. Bring food, drink, children, but no pets. Or leave food, drink and children at home with the pets.

Trading Post,
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.

Cannon Arts Dance Registration
Registration for spring semester dance classes will be held January 30 and 31 from 4-6 p.m. at Cannon Arts Dance Studio, 119 West Main Street, Woodbury, TN 37190.
For more info, call 563-9122 or go to Like us on Facebook at Cannon Arts Dance.

Cannon Arts Dance begins spring classes
Spring semester classes will begin February 3-7 at Cannon Arts Dance Studio, 119 West Main Street in Woodbury.
For more info, call 563-9122 or go to Like us on Facebook at Cannon Arts Dance.

The Cavaliers
Feb. 8
Come hear quality, uplifting music and stirring ballads from a group of guys that love God and Love people. The Cavaliers will be at First United Methodist Church, 502 West High Street, Woodbury, TN on Feb. 8, at 7 pm.

Beauty and the Beast Jr.
Through Feb. 16
The Arts Center of Cannon County will perform Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr. the weekends of Feb. 7-9 and 14-16. The performance schedule for all shows is Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.. Ticket smay be purchased in advance by calling the Arts Center box office at (615) 563-2787 or 1-800-235-9073. In addition we invite you to "be our guest" and join Belle and her friends for a fun-filled breakfast at The Blue Porch @ The Arts Center, Feb. 8th & 15th. The delicious breakfast prepared by the Blue Porch will be just the ticket for an unforgettable experience with a Disney princess. Reservations may be made by calling the Arts Center at 615-512-3107 or online at

Silversneaker Class
In Janurary
The Senior Center will offer the Silversneaker Classic Class on Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. The exercise room will also be open from 5:30 to 7 p.m. This is to provide an exercise option for our many “60+” people in the community who are still working. The class is also available for members who can’t attend some days due to other commitments. Please help us spread the word about this new concept at the Senior Center and help make it a success.

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

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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