Calendar - April 27
Lebanon City Council will hold a work session at 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 3, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights. There will be a presentation by MTAS on “TDEC MS4 Stormwater Quality Regulations under the City of Lebanon General Permit.”
Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, May 5, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Wilson County is in need of volunteers who would like to reach out to those in need in Wilson County. Volunteers must be age 55 or older. If you are interested in participating or partnering with the program, call 443-7606 or 742-1113, ext. 10.
Agape has contracted with Maple Hill church of Christ to provide counseling services in Lebanon. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Diana Crawford will be available at the church building on Mondays from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. She sees children and adults. For information, call 547-4244.
AL-ANON and ALATEEN family groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. They believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid in recovery. There is a local AL-ANON and ALATEEN meeting in Lebanon every week. For information, call Harriett at 444-2852 or Linda at 444-8437.
HomeSafe Women’s Support Group meets Thursday evenings. For information and to sign up, call 444-6130. If you need help with an order of protection for domestic abuse, sexual assault or stalking, contact HomeSafe at 444-8955.
Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors meeting will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 28, at 233 Legends Drive, Lebanon.
Wilson County Shrine Club will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 28, at the Ponderosa Steak House in Lebanon. All Wilson County Shriners and their Ladies are urged to attend.
Leeville FCE Club in Wilson County will have a Yard Sale on Friday and Saturday, April 29-30, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Leeville Clubhouse on Club House Road, located off Highway 109 and Hickory Ridge Road on the west side of Hickory Ridge. There will be signs to help you find the clubhouse. Rain or sunshine, the yard sale will be inside the clubhouse. There will be a variety of items for sale. For information, call Evie Lubic at 443-1367.
Pennsylvania Avenue’s annual Street-Long Yard Sale will be Saturday, April 30. The rain date will be the next nice Saturday.
Benefit Yard sale: Yard selling to Fight Cancer! Family and friends of Donna Urell are hosting a benefit yard sale with all donations and profits to go to Urell and her family. Urell was recently diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. The yard sale will be from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m., Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, at 432 Lealand Lane, past Sam Houston Elementary toward Hartsville Pike, Lebanon. The event will be held rain or shine. Items included are men’s and women’s clothing, baby clothes, baby toys and accessories, furniture, books, kittens and many other small items.
Wilson County Beekeepers will meet Monday, May 2, in the West Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon. The meeting will start at 7 p.m., but mentors will be available by 6:30 to answer questions. Carey Mitchell will present “Preventing Swarms and Making Splits.” The public is invited. For information, contact Petra Mitchell at 286-2529.
Wilson County Canning College will be Tuesday and Thursday, May 3 and 5, at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon in the East/West Building, beginning at 6 p.m. Cost is $25 per class payable to UT Extension. You may pay at the Wilson Farmer’s Co-op in the Business office. Ask for Renee Tanner. Participants will learn basic food preservation methods related to canning foods. They will receive research-based information about canning fruits and vegetables as well as a jar of food prepared in class. For information, contact Shelly Barnes, FCS Extension agent, at 444-9584 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NSDAR Margaret Gaston Chapter meets at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 4, at The Spain House, First United Methodist Church in Lebanon. The program will be NJROTC Recognition. May hostesses are Joyce Harris, Sharon Kloba, Susan Scott, Colleen Taylor and Jeanda Ward.
Family Health Night, hosted by Southside Elementary School, will be from 4 until 6 p.m., Thursday, May 5. The event is being held in connection with Fuel UP to Play 60, an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by the National Dairy Council and National Football League in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The program encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Guests may taste samples of foods, tour Southside’s new fitness room, play games and receive instruction on seat belt and bicycle safety.
Iris Show, sponsored by Twin States Iris Society, will be Saturday, May 7, at Walter J. Baird Middle School, Lebanon. Entries will be accepted from 7 until 10 a.m. Judging will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The show opens to the public from 2 until 4 p.m. Admission is free. A sale of irises is held on the same day from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the TSIS display gardens at the school as well.
Fifth annual Concert to Benefit the Brooks House, Wilson County Women and Children’s Homeless Shelter, will be 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 7, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 214 Castle Heights Ave., Lebanon. The concert is presented by the Mid-South Gospel Music Association. Set to perform are The Gospel Echoes, Resurrection Quartet, Fred VanHook & The Harmoneers, Dn’D Testimony in Song and The New Wine Singers. Admission is free, but an offering will be taken for the Brooks House.
Wilson County Board of Health will meet from noon until 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, at the Wilson County Health Department Conference Room, Lebanon.
Wilson County Republican Party will take its May meeting on the road to Mt. Juliet. The WCRP will meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 14, at the Hampton Inn & Suites at 5001 Crossings Circle (across from Providence MarketPlace). Guest speaker will be new Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty. For information, contact Kevin Foushee, WCRP chairman, at 444-5732 or visit www.wilsongop.org.
PHOEBE Ministries, a ministry of widows reaching widows, will meet at The Art Mill in Lebanon at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, May 21. Participants will paint a blue iris, the symbol of PHOEBE Ministries. Cost is $35 plus tax, and all materials are included. Members are also collecting drink cans and soup and vegetable cans for Miracle Power, a ministry that is building a home for widows and orphans in Africa. Bring empty cans to the meeting where someone will be on hand to collect them.
Lebanon High School Class of 1971 is planning a 40-year reunion to be held June 11. Call one of the following people with your contact information: Teresa Halbert at 444-5995, Phil Bragg at 444-4941, Jo Smith at 444-8811 or Brownie Hall at 444-5173.
Lebanon High School Class of 1981 will hold its 30-year reunion on Saturday, June 25 at Five Oaks. Get your address to Gary Ligon on Facebook or call Amy Gregory at 417-1313 or Beverly Hurd at 444-3904 for details.
Lebanon High School Class of 1991 is planning a 20-year reunion for July 2. Organizers are looking for classmates. Email contact information to Dawn Carr Willis at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 308-0034. For information, go to www.eventbrite.com or Facebook.
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