Community Calendar, January 18 - 25
If you suffer from addiction/dysfunctional behaviors (hurts/hang-ups/habits) and would like a safe place to meet with others like you sharing your struggles, strengths and hope with one another to grow closer to God and others, then you are invited to Fairview Church, 1660 Leeville Pike, Lebanon, from 6:30 until 8 p.m., Thursdays. For information, call Sonny at 707-0305 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telephone Pioneers of America has Volume Number 1 and Volume Number 3 cookbooks for sale. All sales benefit the Pioneer Museum in Fiddlers Grove at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon. For information, call 444-3096 or 444-0940.
Lebanon Toastmasters meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce at 149 Public Square in 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.
Lebanon Friendship AL-ANON and ALATEEN Family Groups, for family and friends of alcoholics which meets at Our House at 115 North Greenwood Street, is changing the time of meetings to 7 p.m., Sundays and Thursdays, effective Jan. 1, 2012. Contacts are Harriet at 444-2852 and Lynda at 444-8434.
HomeSafe Womens Support Group meets Wednesday evenings. For information, or if you need help with an order of protection for domestic abuse, sexual assault or stalking, contact HomeSafe at 444-8955.
Piecemakers Quilt Club meets on the second Thursday of each month at First United Methodist Church. The Knitting and Prayer Shawl Ministry meets every Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Craft Room of the Family Life Center, and Sit n Stitchers meet every Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Craft Room. For more information, call 443-2354 or 444-1182.
Wilson County Landfill will be closed on Saturdays in January and February.
Wilson County Republican Party will meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, at WCRP Headquarters at 500 South Cumberland Street at Kevins Automotive in Lebanon (behind 231 Car Sales). Guest speaker will be Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead who will discuss the proposed Cumberland Center. WCRP will also finalize its calendar for the 2012 campaign season. For information, contact Kevin Foushee, chairman, at 444-5732 or visit www.wilsongop.org.
Fiddlers Grove Woodcarvers will meet Saturday, Jan. 14 at 9 a.m. in the Town Hall in Fiddlers Grove. For further information, contact Ron Blakely at 715-9337. Everyone is invited to attend.
will meet at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, at McKendree Towers at 4347 Lebanon Road, Hermitage. Women who can prove lineage to a Revolutionary War patriot are invited to attend. For information, visit www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tngdsdar or contact email@example.com.
Open Table, a ministry of First United Methodist Church, will serve a meal without charge to any person in the community who can benefit form a hot meal and fellowship at 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 15. It will be in the Family Life Center located on the church campus at 415 West Main Street, Lebanon, across from the Library. Signs will be posted, toilet facilities will be available and you will be made welcome.
will host its annual Winter Gathering from 1 until 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Tennessee Livestock Center in Murfreesboro. Greyhounds, their adopters and people interested in adopting retired racers are welcome. Admission is $2 per dog plus $5 per person or $15 per family. A Fun Run for dogs will be at 3 p.m., and there will be games and open playtime in the enclosed livestock ring. For people, there will be a silent auction, food and shopping with vendors offering dog-related merchandise. Proceeds will help cover the cost of vetting senior greyhounds that come up for adoption and to provide incentives to the adopters of older dogs. For information, visit www.gpanashville.org or contact Mardy Fones at 297-2033 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wilson County Commissions Back Tax Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, in Conference Room 1, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.
Lebanon City Council will meet in regular session at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights. Prior to the meeting, council will have a work session at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the State Revolving Loan for new concrete clearwell tanks at the Water Treatment Plant.
Wilson County AARP Chapter #5023 will meet at Hearthside Community at 215 N. Castle Heights Ave., Lebanon, at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17. Guest speaker will be attorney David Foutch who will give information on Wills, Durable Power of Attorney and all the facts regarding Tennessee laws and procedures on setting up papers in case of bad health or death.
Wilson County Beekeepers will be hosting a three-day beginners beekeeping class Jan. 17-19 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center. Space is limited. The cost is $25 per person and $45 per couple. Contact Petra Mitchell at 286-2529 for questions or to reserve your seat.
Sergeant Harold Cooley Benefit Shoot, presented by Lebanon Police Department and The Gun Room, will be from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, at The Gun Room, 705 Briskin Lane, Lebanon. Entry fee is $35, and you must fill out an entry form. Fee includes target, but you must bring your own ammo. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. Proceeds benefit Cooley, a Trousdale County Sheriffs Department officer who was shot in the line of duty in December 2011. Monetary donations will be accepted, also. For information, call LPD Lt Michael VanHook at 453-4317.
Lebanon Beer Board will meet at 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights, to consider the applications of Quick and Easy (Gameel Mesad) d/b/a Quick and Easy located at 313 South Cumberland Street, for off the premises consumption, and Arora Inc. (Jatinder Kumar) d/b/a AM Express Mart located at 404 South Cumberland Street, for off the premises consumption.
Weve Got You Covered Winter Warm-Up, sponsored by Centennial Pediatrics, will be from 1 until 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20, at the office at 115 Winwood Drive, Suite 105, Lebanon. Join everyone for an afternoon of fun, fitness, family education and food for all ages. For information, call 453-4128 or visit www.centpeds.com.
Wilson County Board of Education will have a work session at 8 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon, to discuss the use of the old Lebanon High School property, memorandum of agreement with Cumberland University and funding of capital projects.
Monthly Parent Pantry Give-away will be Saturday, Jan. 21. The give-away this month includes diapers, wipes, towels, washcloths and laundry detergent. Call Ivys Hope Resource Center at 449-7001 to reserve your spot and to provide diaper size.
Wilson County Tea Party will hold its January Meeting and Bean Supper on Monday, Jan. 23, at Powell Grove Church of Christ (corner of Lebanon Road and Powell Grove Road, about 1 mile east of Highway 109). Bean Supper will be from 5:30 until 6:45 p.m. Cost is $5. Meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the church auditorium. Speaker will be David Fowler, president Family Action Council of Tennessee.
Joint Economic and Community Development Board of Wilson County Board of Directors will meet at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.
Wilson County Right to Life will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, at First Baptist Church, Mt. Juliet. For information, call Trecia Dillingham at 443-5458.
Wilson County Industrial Development Bond Board will meet at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Joint Economic & Community Development Board office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.
PHOEBE Ministries, an outreach of widows reaching widows, will host a Minor Home Improvement Workshop at The Rock at First Baptist Church, Lebanon, at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 28. The program will be conducted by Lowes. All widows are invited to attend. Bring a recipe to share in the PHOEBE cookbook.
Wilson County Democratic Party Social will be from 5 until 9 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, in the East/West Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center/Wilson County Fairgrounds. There will be a Chili Cookoff and a live and a silent auction. Tickets are $10 each. For information, call 444-3838.
will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. All items to be considered for the agenda must be emailed to Rose Ratagick at RatagickR@wcschools.com
, an event to benefit the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center, will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, at Cooks United Methodist Church, 7919 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet. There will be dining and dancing with entertainment by The Bonna Brothers and a live and silent auction. Ticket prices for corporate or business tables of eight are $300, for individuals are $40 per person and for individual MJSC members are $25 per person. For information, call 758-9114 or email email@example.com.
To submit items for the calendar, you can mail them to The Wilson Post, 216 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon, Tenn. 37087, or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. The Wilson Post reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.