Wilson County Calendar -Lebanon Toastmasters meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Spain House on the Lebanon First United Methodist Church campus at 415 West Main Street, Lebanon. Visitors are welcome. Toastmasters is an organization dedicated to improving communication and leadership skills. For information, call 444-0126.
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.
Hunters Point Celebration Center will sponsor a Summer Fun Kid’s Camp on Wednesday nights at 7 during June and July for ages 3-11. There will be games, prizes, music, crafts and more with guest appearances by Forgiveness Man and Dr. Cut It Out. Adults are welcomed to attend the mid-week service. HPCC Is at 2232 Hunters Point Pike, Lebanon. For information, visit wwwlhpccenter.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Healing Broken Vessels will meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 23, at 223 North Cumberland Street, Lebanon. Guest speaker Glenda Thompson will speak on basic care of the human body and share basic information on diabetes, stroke and high blood pressure. For information, call 444-3258 or email email@example.com.
Gladeville Community Center will have Bluegrass Night on Saturday, July 23. Hands of Time will be singing. The doors open at 6 p.m. Concessions will be available. For information, call Mabel Beazley at 243-2664.
Music in the Cedars, presented by the Friends of Cedars of Lebanon, will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 23, and will feature the McCarty Family Singers and Stacy Lawson pickin’ and singin’ his Americana music. The event will be at the Camper Registration Stage by the campground. Bring your chairs. Popcorn and soft drinks are available in a smoke-free area.
Winfree Bryant Middle School New Parent Orientation will be 6 p.m., Monday, July 25, in the cafeteria at the new school located on Leeville Pike, Lebanon.
Lebanon Special School District registration for students will be from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., Monday, July 25, at the student’s zoned school (Byars Dowdy, Castle Heights, Coles Ferry, Sam Houston, Walter J. Baird and Winfree Bryant Middle). All parents must provide proof of residency at time of registration, which may include a utility and/or phone bill identifying the name and address of the parent/guardian; notarized letter from a manager/landlord if utilities are included in a rent payment; or property tax bill supported by other acceptable documents that contain proof of residence (i.e. driver’s license, etc.). Students/parents must attend registration on this date even if they pre-registered their child or children during the 2010-2011 school year.
Junior Ranger Camp at Long Hunter State Park will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, July 25-27. Participants will learn a variety of outdoor survival skills such as plant identification, knot tying, compass usage, canoe basics and safety, animal tracks and more. Campers should bring sturdy shoes, sunscreen, bug spray and a daily packed lunch with water. For ages 8 and up. Space is limited to 20 campers. Reservations began July 12. Call 885-2422 to RSVP. The camp is free, but with a suggested donation to the Friends of Long Hunter State Park which is sponsoring the event and helping to purchase materials. LHSP is at 2910 Hobson Pike, Hermitage.
Wilson Central High School will have its annual pizza picnic for incoming freshmen and their parents from 6 until 8 p.m., Thursday, July 28, in the main cafeteria. Students will receive their schedules and will have an opportunity to locate their classrooms and meet their teachers. Free pizza and drinks will be served. Students unable to attend the picnic will receive their class schedule on the first day of school.
First ever employee reunion for all current and former employees of 104 Hartmann Drive and Babb Drive and Tool Shop will be from noon until 6 p.m., Saturday, July 30, in the fellowship hall at Pickett Rucker United Methodist Church, 633 Glover Street, Lebanon. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish and a donation of $5 or more. Make checks payable to Betty Cantrell and send to P.O. Box 2843, Lebanon, TN 37087. For information, call Cantrell at 449-0311, Ethel Coggins at 449-0845 or Jo Pride at 444-4909.
Mt. Juliet/West Wilson County Chamber of Commerce announces Tennessee Commissioner of Tourism Susan Whitaker will be the keynote speaker at the Chamber’s Women in Business Luncheon from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Rutland Place. Advance registration is required and seating is limited. Cost is $15 per person and tickets may be purchased at www.mtjulietchamber.com or by stopping by the Chamber office at 46 West Caldwell Street. For information, call 758-3478.
Business Extravaganza, presented by the Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce and Lebanon Premium Outlets, will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5, at the Lebanon Premium Outlets. Tax-Free Friday will also be Aug. 5. Door prizes and family events are planned throughout the day. A Fashion Show will be at noon. If you would like to participate, or if you need information, call 444-5503.
Nashville African Violet Club will meet at 1:45 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Green Hill Women’s Center, 10905 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet. The Tennessee Gesneriad Society will meet at Cheekwood in Botanic Hall at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 14. The program will be on preparing for a show. For information on either meeting, contact Julie at Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org or at 364-8459.
Volunteers are needed for the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program to visit and advocate for the elderly residents of long-term care facilities in the surrounding counties. Requirements include patience, persistence, the ability to be objective and a genuine concern for the vulnerable elderly population in your area. The next 16-hour, two-day volunteer certification training will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 23-24. For information or to register for training, call the Ombudsman Program at 452-1687 or 452-5259.
Wilson County High School Students/Teachers Cruise – The Class of 1964 invites you to attend the first of two cruise general information meetings regarding passports, cabin payment deadline, baggage limits, roommates and gratuities. The meeting will be at Market Street Elementary School, from 5 until 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 12. Everyone is welcome to attend. Committees will be formed for special tasks. The cruise to the Bahamas, Nassau, will leave from Florida on April 30, 2012, and will return on May 4, 2012. For information, contact Bob Lowe at Travel World at 444-0533 or Emma Tapley Stafford at 547-4462 or 453-1402.
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