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Community Calendar, January 25 - February 1, 2012

Celebrate Recovery: 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 sonnywarmath@gmail.com.

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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 sonnywarmath@gmail.com.

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 generaldanielsmithsrockcastleregent@tndar.org.

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 mafones@comcast.net.

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 director@mjseniorcenter.org.

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 news@wilsonpost.com. 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.

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Community Calendar, January 11-18, 2012

Celebrate Recovery: 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 sonnywarmath@gmail.com.

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 Commissions EMA Committee will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11, in Conference Room 1, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.

Judicial Committee will meet 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, in Conference Room 1, courthouse, to discuss circuit line item transfer.

Animal Control Committee will meet 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, in the commission courtroom, courthouse.

Budget and Public Works Committees will have a joint meeting at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, in the commission courtroom, courthouse, to discuss the prospective project at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center.

Education Committee will meet 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, in Conference Room 1, courthouse.

Minutes Committee will meet 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, in Conference Room 1, courthouse.

Steering Committee will meet 6:45 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, in Conference Room 1, courthouse.

Budget Committee will meet 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, in Conference Room 1, courthouse.

Wilson Central High School will hold its annual open house for incoming freshmen and their parents from 6 until 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, in the gym. Meet the freshman guidance counselor, school administrators and teachers and tour the school. Snow date is Thursday, Jan. 19.

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.

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 generaldanielsmithsrockcastleregent@tndar.org.

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 mafones@comcast.net.

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.

Lebanon City Council will hold a work session on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 5:30 p.m., to discuss State Revolving Loan for new concrete clear-well tanks at the Water Treatment Plant. The meeting will be in the Town Meeting Hall of the City of Lebanon Administration Building at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

, 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 director@mjseniorcenter.org.

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 news@wilsonpost.com. 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.

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Community Calendar, December 19-26

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 sonnywarmath@gmail.com.

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 December, January and February.

City of Lebanon Sanitation Services will not be interrupted during the upcoming Christmas and New Years Day holidays. All regular routes and schedules will continue during this time.

The Sugar Pea Consignment Boutique is the drop-off location for hygiene items such as toothpaste, soap, deodorant, lotions, etc., through Christmas to be given to MorningStar Sanctuary, a local domestic violence shelter. The Sugar Pea is at 14665 Lebanon Road. For more information, call 553-4627.

Unity Church will hold Gospel Singing on Saturday, Dec. 31, New Years Eve at 8 p.m. featuring gospel singers The Proclaimers and other musical guests. Everyone is welcome to attend. Unity Church is led by Pastor Kenneth Bowen and is located at 222 Cainsville Road in Lebanon.

Wilson County Beekeepers will meet Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in the West Building at 7 p.m. The program will feature the Pros and Cons of Spring and Winter Splits by Dan Purvis. For more information please call Petra Mitchell at 286-2529.

NSDAR Margaret Gaston Chapter meets at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at the Spain House, First United Methodist Church, Lebanon. Hostesses will be Mary-Margaret Farris, Mildred Gaston, Jane Ferris, Caroline Walker and Anne Donnell.

Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at the JECDB office located at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, in Lebanon.

will meet at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 8, at Cheekwood in Nashville in Botanic Hall. The program will be a slide show on Gesneriads. For information, contact Julie at Julie.mavity@gmail.com or at 364-8459.

will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the Central Office at 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. All items to be considered for the agenda must be emailed to Rose Ratagick at RatagickR@wcschools.com

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) new volunteer training will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 and will concluded on Thursday, Feb. 9 (Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 until 9 p.m.). Volunteer advocates are trained and supported to speak in court for the best interests children in Wilson County who are victims of abuse and neglect. Wilson County CASA has provided 59 volunteer advocates to 175 children this year. For information, call 443-2002 or visit www.wilsoncountycasa.org.

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. Please contact Petra Mitchell at 286-2529 for questions or to reserve your seat!

Wilson County Right to Life will not meet in December. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m., Jan. 24, 2012, at First Baptist Church, Mt. Juliet. For information, call Trecia Dillingham at 443-5458.

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 news@wilsonpost.com. 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.

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Community Calendar - October 5

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.

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 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.

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Calendar - Sept. 21

Government Meetings
Lebanon Beer Board will meet at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights, to consider the application of Akash Inc. d/b/a Zips 2 located at 1110 South Maple Street, Lebanon, for off the premises consumption, and Tisha Lynn Redway d/b/a The Music Box located at 941 Carthage Hwy., Lebanon, for on the premises consumption.

Wilson County Commissions Insurance Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, in Conference Room 1, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.

Lebanon City Council Public Works/Transportation Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 26, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Wilson County Commission Ag Management Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Gentry Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. Prior to the meeting, the board will meet in a work session at 4 p.m. to discuss the building program. (The previous work session set for Sept. 23 was changed to Sept. 29.)

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Calendar - Sept. 14

Government meetings
Lebanon Beer Board will meet at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights, to consider the application of Akash Inc. d/b/a Zips 2 located at 1110 South Maple Street, Lebanon, for off the premises consumption, and Tisha Lynn Redway d/b/a The Music Box located at 941 Carthage Hwy., Lebanon, for on the premises consumption.

Wilson County Commissions Insurance Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, in Conference Room 1, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session at 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon, to discuss the building program.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. All items to be considered for the agenda must be faxed to 758-3775 to Rose Ratagick no later than noon, Monday, Sept. 19.

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Calendar - Aug. 31

Government meetings
Wilson County Commissions Law Enforcement Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Wilson County Sheriffs Office regarding SRO funding.

Lebanon Airport Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, 760 Franklin Road.
Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1 at the JECDB office, located at 115 North Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102.

Wilson County Road Commission will meet at 9 a.m., Friday, Sept. 2, in the Road Commission office and will be followed by the Urban Type Public Facilities Board in the same location. A public hearing will be held during Urban Type Public Facilities Board meeting for suggestions and comments on the MS-4 annual report.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon.

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Community calendar - Aug. 24

Government meetings
Lebanon City Council will have a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

The Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1 at the JECDB office, located at 115 North Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon.

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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.

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 Womens 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.

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.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agencys Board of Directors meeting will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, at 233 Legends Drive, Lebanon.

A free Engagement Party will be held for couples at Belk at Providence Marketplace in Mt. Juliet on Thursday, Aug. 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The first 20 brides to register will receive an authentic strand of pearls. Vendors include: Cake testing, florists, DJ and photographers. For more information, contact Herb Frost at 615-773-2687, ext. 291.

Gladeville Community Center Bluegrass Night will be Saturday, Aug. 27. Bluegrass group Hands of Time will perform. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and music begins at 6. Concessions will be serving catfish, beans, slaw, hush puppies and fries. For information, call Mabel Beazley at 243-2664.

Wilson County Conservative Republicans will meet at 9:15 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at Logans Roadhouse at Providence MarketPlace, Mt. Juliet. Guest speaker will be Dr. Carol Swain, author of Be the People: A Call to Reclaim Americas Faith and Promise. She is also a Political Science and Law Professor at Vanderbilt University.

Wilson County Democratic Party will be holding its first ever Blue Plate Monday on Aug. 29 at the City Limits Caf located at 1717 Cainsville Road. The event will run from 4 to 7 p.m. with a menu of Hamburger Steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, pinto beans, slaw, cornbread, banana pudding and coffee or tea to drink. Ticket prices are $15 per person. For more information call 615-444-3838 or visit their website at www.wilsoncodp.org.

Hot Writers for Cool Charities, presented by NoteWorthy Charities and The Listening Room, will be from 6 until 10 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, at The Listening Room Caf, 209 10th Ave. S., #200, Nashville. Admission is $10. Proceeds will be divided among Agape Animal Rescue, Lost and Found Ministry and Southern STARRS. There will be door prizes and a silent auction.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency USDA Commodity Distribution will be from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, and from 9 a.m. until noon, Thursday, Sept. 8, at Garden of Prayer Church on Bluebird Road, Lebanon. Commodities are available to households which meet Income Eligibility Guidelines. Available commodities include white beans, beef stew, peaches, pears, cheese soup, corn, mixed fruit, peanut butter and salmon. Bring proof of 2011 income and Social Security cards of everyone in the household. Funded in part by the DHS.

Looking Back and Planning Forward will be the theme of the La Coterie luncheon set for 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8, at Demos restaurant on Legends Drive, Lebanon. For information, call 444-1241.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon. For information, call 449-6684.

Annual Community Fish Fry, hosted by Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 7463 Hickory Ridge Road, Mt. Juliet, will be on Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning at 5 p.m. Its an all-you-can-eat dinner.

Powell Family Reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Pine Orchard Community Center on Airport Road/TN-299 in Morgan County. Covered dish luncheon will be at 1:30 p.m. Bring covered dish, drinks, old pictures, family records and genealogy information to share. Bring a musical instrument for entertainment. For information, call Linda Powell at (423) 369-6766 or email glpowell@highland.net, Kathryn Powell at (937) 901-4844 or at katpow129@att.net, or Virginia Brown at (865) 254-3460 or at vbrown@covhlth.com.

Norene School Reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 17 at 3 p.m. and all former students are encouraged to attend. Bring a covered dish and enjoy an evening of remembering and fellowship. For more information call 308-7515 or 714-3575.

Shoulders Reunion and Genealogical Exchange will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Donoho Hotel in Red Boiling Springs. Hotel reservations, if needed, can be made through email at info@thedonohohotel.com or by calling 800-799-1705. Lunch will be served about noon. Cost is $12 per person. Other family names being researched and recorded are Clark, Crabtree, Gregory, Snead/Sneed, Strode, West, Wilson, Russell, Ray, Petty, Oldham, Newberry, Jenkins and Hudson. For information, contact Judy Brown at judybfree@cinci.rr.com or call (513) 860-4181.

Realtors Political Action Committee will hold its 99er Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7. It will take place at the Cedar Creek Club on Benders Ferry Road in Mt. Juliet. Anyone who gives $99 or more to RPAC for 2011 by Sept. 9 is eligible to attend and may bring a guest. Make your personal or corporate check payable to RPAC and send to the Association office to get an invitation.

Lebanon High School Class of 1966 football team was the first to play at the current stadium. On Oct. 7 of this year, the last high school football game will be held at the LHS the Class of 66 attended. Join your classmates for the game and other reunion activities on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-8. Call 453-4752 for information. Deadline to register is Sept. 7.

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 news@wilsonpost.com. 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.

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Calendar - Aug. 17

Government meetings
Wilson County Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2011-2012 county budget at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 22, in the commission courtroom, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon. Following the public hearing, commission will meet at 7 p.m. in the same location to adopt the budget, the appropriation resolution and the tax rate resolution.

City of Lebanon Public Works/Transportation Committee will meet Monday, Aug. 22 at 7:30 a.m. in the Town Meeting Hall at the City of Lebanon Administration Building located at 200 North Castle Heights Avenue.

Wilson County Beer Board will meet Monday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room 1 of the Wilson County Courthouse located at 228 East Main Street in Lebanon. The applicant is Heenabins Soni, D/B/A Key Stop, located at 8451 Carthage Highway in Lebanon.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. All items to be considered for the agenda must be faxed to 758-3775 to Rose Ratagick no later than noon, Monday, Aug. 22.

Calendar of events
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.

Wilson County Right to Life will not meet in August because they will be at the Wilson County Fair, but you are welcome to come see them there. For information, call Trecia Dillingham at 443-5458.

HomeSafe Womens 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.

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.

Get Pumpedwith Joy! Get a free $10 gas card by simply stopping in at Joy Church International, 1019 Charlie Daniels Pkwy., Mt. Juliet, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20. One per family, while supplies last.

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 Conservative Republicans will now meet on the last Saturday of each month, due to scheduling conflicts. The next meeting will be Aug. 27, at Logans Roadhouse at Providence MarketPlace, Mt. Juliet.

Wilson County Democratic Party will be holding its first ever Blue Plate Monday on Aug. 29 at the City Limits Caf located at 1717 Cainsville Road. The event will run from 4 to 7 p.m. with a menu of Hamburger Steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, pinto beans, slaw, cornbread, banana pudding and coffee or tea to drink. Ticket prices are $15 per person. For more information call 615-444-3838 or visit their website at www.wilsoncodp.org.

Hot Writers for Cool Charities, presented by NoteWorthy Charities and The Listening Room, will be from 6 until 10 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, at The Listening Room Caf, 209 10th Ave. S., #200, Nashville. Admission is $10. Proceeds will be divided among Agape Animal Rescue, Lost and Found Ministry and Southern STARRS. There will be door prizes and a silent auction.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency USDA Commodity Distribution will be from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, and from 9 a.m. until noon, Thursday, Sept. 8, at Garden of Prayer Church on Bluebird Road, Lebanon. Commodities are available to households which meet Income Eligibility Guidelines. Available commodities include white beans, beef stew, peaches, pears, cheese soup, corn, mixed fruit, peanut butter and salmon. Bring proof of 2011 income and Social Security cards of everyone in the household. Funded in part by the DHS.

Looking Back and Planning Forward will be the theme of the La Coterie luncheon set for 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8, at Demos restaurant on Legends Drive, Lebanon. For information, call 444-1241.

Annual Community Fish Fry, hosted by Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 7463 Hickory Ridge Road, Mt. Juliet, will be on Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning at 5 p.m. Its an all-you-can-eat dinner.

Norene School Reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 17 at 3 p.m. and all former students are encouraged to attend. Bring a covered dish and enjoy an evening of remembering and fellowship. For more information call 308-7515 or 714-3575.

Shoulders Reunion and Genealogical Exchange will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Donoho Hotel in Red Boiling Springs. Hotel reservations, if needed, can be made through email at info@thedonohohotel.com or by calling 800-799-1705. Lunch will be served about noon. Cost is $12 per person. Other family names being researched and recorded are Clark, Crabtree, Gregory, Snead/Sneed, Strode, West, Wilson, Russell, Ray, Petty, Oldham, Newberry, Jenkins and Hudson. For information, contact Judy Brown at judybfree@cinci.rr.com or call (513) 860-4181.

Lebanon High School Class of 1966 football team was the first to play at the current stadium. On Oct. 7 of this year, the last high school football game will be held at the LHS the Class of 66 attended. Join your classmates for the game and other reunion activities on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-8. Call 453-4752 for information. Deadline to register is Sept. 7.

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 news@wilsonpost.com. 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.

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Calendar - Aug. 10

Government meetings --
Wilson County Commissions Animal Control Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, in Conference Room 2, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.
Education Committee will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Minutes Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Steering Committee will meet at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Budget Committee will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Lebanon City Council will meet in regular session at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights. Prior to the meeting, council will hold a public hearing at 5:55 p.m.

Wilson County Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2011-2012 county budget at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 22, in the commission courtroom, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon. Following the public hearing, commission will meet at 7 p.m. in the same location to adopt the budget, the appropriation resolution and the tax rate resolution.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. All items to be considered for the agenda must be faxed to 758-3775 to Rose Ratagick no later than 12 Noon, Monday, Aug. 22.

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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.

Wilson County Right to Life will not meet in August because they will be at the Wilson County Fair, but you are welcome to come see them there. For information, call Trecia Dillingham at 443-5458.

HomeSafe Womens 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.
Public Information Day, held by Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead, will be from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10, for citizens to visit with him and discuss any issue they wish at City Hall, 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

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.

Second Annual Chris Price Memorial Benefit & Scholarship Fund Car, Truck and Bike Show will be from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, at The Mill at Lebanon, 300 North Maple Street. Memorial Benefit Ride will leave from The Mill at 9:30 a.m. Registration fee is $15 and includes the ride, CP memorial patch and a meal ticket. Truck-Car Show includes all makes and models, Top 10 and Best of Show entry is $20. Check in from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Awards will be presented at 3 p.m. Bike Show with 12 classes, a first place trophy and cash prize will also be held. There will be first, second, third place awards in each class. All motorcycles must be in by noon. Awards will be presented at 3 p.m. Silent Auction with Cheese and Wine will be from 6 until 8 p.m. The After Party will be from 9:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. For information, visit www.chrispricememorial.com. This is a non-profit 501c3 organization.

Wilson County Republican Party will meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, at the WCRP Headquarters at Kevins Automotive at 500-C South Cumberland Street, Lebanon (behind 231 Car Sales). Guest speaker will be James Maness, vice mayor and District 2 Mt. Juliet city commissioner. For information, contact Kevin Foushee, chairman, at 444-5732 or visit www.wilsongop.org.

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.mavity@gmail.com or at 364-8459.

Mt. Juliet-West Wilson Historical Society will meet 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 14, at Rutland Place, 435 NW Rutland Road, Mt. Juliet. Guest speaker will be James E. Swain who will discuss The Swains and Related Families of Gladeville. He holds a masters degree and was a principal in Wilson County for 10 years. He also worked for the Tennessee Department of Education for 21 years. Everyone is invited. For information, contact Pat Everett at 758-5552.

Breast Cancer Friends support group meets the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at Maple Hill church of Christ, located on the corner of Maple Hill Road and West Main Street, Lebanon. Those who have had breast cancer in the past or who are dealing with it now are welcome to attend. Guest speaker for the Aug. 15 meeting will be Dr. Dwayne Lett, Board Certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Call 444-6106 or 504-1147 for information.

Wilson County AARP Chapter #5023 will meet at Westland United Methodist Church, 110 Dawson Lane, Lebanon, at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16. Guest speaker will be Dusty Wilson from Donelson Home Health who will discuss their facilities. Bring an item to be given to a family in need.

Pre-K at First Baptist Church, Lebanon starts Tuesday, Aug. 16. It offers an Academic and Socially Based program, teaching units, music programs, field trips and graduation. Teachers have college degrees. The school offers a loving Christian environment. If you would like your child to attend or need more information, call Clare Eskew at 449-8187.

Get Pumpedwith Joy! Get a free $10 gas card by simply stopping in at Joy Church International, 1019 Charlie Daniels Pkwy., Mt. Juliet, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20. One per family, while supplies last.

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 Conservative Republicans will now meet on the last Saturday of each month, due to scheduling conflicts. The next meeting will be Aug. 27, at Logans Roadhouse at Providence MarketPlace, Mt. Juliet.

Hot Writers for Cool Charities, presented by NoteWorthy Charities and The Listening Room, will be from 6 until 10 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, at The Listening Room Caf, 209 10th Ave. S., #200, Nashville. Admission is $10. Proceeds will be divided among Agape Animal Rescue, Lost and Found Ministry and Southern STARRS. There will be door prizes and a silent auction.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency USDA Commodity Distribution will be from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, and from 9 a.m. until noon, Thursday, Sept. 8, at Garden of Prayer Church on Bluebird Road, Lebanon. Commodities are available to households which meet Income Eligibility Guidelines. Available commodities include white beans, beef stew, peaches, pears, cheese soup, corn, mixed fruit, peanut butter and salmon. Bring proof of 2011 income and Social Security cards of everyone in the household. Funded in part by the DHS.

Looking Back and Planning Forward will be the theme of the La Coterie luncheon set for 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8, at Demos restaurant on Legends Drive, Lebanon. For information, call 444-1241.

Annual Community Fish Fry, hosted by Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 7463 Hickory Ridge Road, Mt. Juliet, will be on Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning at 5 p.m. Its an all-you-can-eat dinner.

Shoulders Reunion and Genealogical Exchange will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Donoho Hotel in Red Boiling Springs. Hotel reservations, if needed, can be made through email at info@thedonohohotel.com or by calling 800-799-1705. Lunch will be served about noon. Cost is $12 per person. Other family names being researched and recorded are Clark, Crabtree, Gregory, Snead/Sneed, Strode, West, Wilson, Russell, Ray, Petty, Oldham, Newberry, Jenkins and Hudson. For information, contact Judy Brown at judybfree@cinci.rr.com or call (513) 860-4181.

Lebanon High School Class of 1966 football team was the first to play at the current stadium. On Oct. 7 of this year, the last high school football game will be held at the LHS the Class of 66 attended. Join your classmates for the game and other reunion activities on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-8. Call 453-4752 for information. Deadline to register is Sept. 7.

To submit items for the calendar, you can mail them to The Wilson Post, 216 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon37087, or e-mail them to news@wilsonpost.com. 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.

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Calendar - August 3

Government meetings -- Lebanon Airport Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 4, at 4:30 p.m. at the Lebanon Municipal Airport at 760 Franklin Road.

Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Wilson County Industrial Development Bond Board will meet at 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Joint Economic & Community Development Board office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Community 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.

Wilson County Right to Life will not meet in August because they will be at the Wilson County Fair, but you are welcome to come see them there. For information, call Trecia Dillingham at 443-5458.

HomeSafe Womens 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.

Immanuel Baptist Church will hold a Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 4, from noon to 5 p.m. to benefit the American Red Cross. To schedule an appointment online, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code: Immanuel19.

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.

Oakland FCE Club will hold its Ice Cream Social, Bake Sale and Auction on Friday, Aug. 5, at 6 p.m. at Friendship Christian School. All you can eat for $5. For information, call Ruby Margo at 443-4171.

Shopping in the Glade Flea Market will be from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Gladeville Community Center. Booth rental for a 10-foot-by-10-foot space is $20. For information, call Mabel Beazley at 243-2664.

Unity Church, 222 Cainsville Road, Lebanon, will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6. Guest group will be The Turner Family and other guest singers. Everyone is welcome. The pastor is Brother Kenneth Bowen.

Gospelfest 2011, to benefit tornado victims in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Joplin, Mo., will be from noon until 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, at Westland United Methodist Church, 110 Dawson Lane, Lebanon. Some 15 different individuals and groups will provide 8 hours of gospel entertainment. It is OK to come and go. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children and includes a hamburger/hotdog plate. Desserts may be purchased from Westland United Methodist Women. For information, call 444-0776 or visit www.westlandumc.org.

Music in the Cedars will be 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. Go back to the 50s with Chris Barratta as Elvis and the Elliott Bros Band and Papa performing. The event will be at the Camper Registration Stage. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available. Bring your chair. There will be no Music in the Cedars on Saturday, Aug. 13, so everyone can enjoy the Wilson County Fair.

Seventh annual Empower Me Day Camp Summer Swinefest will be held Saturday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m., at College Hills Church of Christ on Leeville Pike, Lebanon. There will be barbecue, a silent auction and music by Living Waters to benefit the Empower Me Day Camp. Tickets are $20 and available at www.empowermedaycamp.com, Dynamic Therapy or The Lebanon Democrat.

Nashville African Violet Club will meet at 1:45 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Green Hill Womens 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.mavity@gmail.com This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or at 364-8459.

Wilson County Democratic Party will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8, at the Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, 149 Public Square. Agenda includes final preparation for the booth at the Wilson County Fair and the new law change for voter ID, its impact and helping those affected.

Crohns & Colitis Support Group will meet at 6:15 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the board room at University Medical Center in Lebanon. Guest speaker will be Dr. Lawrence Gaines from Vanderbilt University. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month.

Wilson County Democratic Women will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 6:30 p.m., at Gondola restaurant in Lebanon. Members are encouraged to bring cans of tuna to assist the Mt. Juliet Help Center. For information, contact Beverly Stacy at  beverlystacy@bellsouth.net This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , 210-4834 or 443-2085.

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.

Wilson County Republican Party will meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, at the WCRP Headquarters at Kevins Automotive at 500-C South Cumberland Street, Lebanon (behind 231 Car Sales). Guest speaker will be James Maness, vice mayor and District 2 Mt. Juliet city commissioner. For information, contact Kevin Foushee, chairman, at 444-5732 or visit www.wilsongop.org.

Mt. Juliet-West Wilson Historical Society will meet 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 14, at Rutland Place, 435 NW Rutland Road, Mt. Juliet. Guest speaker will be James E. Swain who will discuss The Swains and Related Families of Gladeville. He holds a masters degree and was a principal in Wilson County for 10 years. He also worked for the Tennessee Department of Education for 21 years. Everyone is invited. For information, contact Pat Everett at 758-5552.

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.

To submit items for the calendar, you can mail them to The Wilson Post, 216 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon. 37087, or e-mail them to news@wilsonpost.com . 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.

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Calendar July 27

Government meetings - Lebanon City Council will have a budget work session at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 20. Council will also have a special called meeting at that time as well. Council and will have another work session at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, July 21. Both are in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Lebanon City Councils Public Works/Transportation Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m., Monday, July 25, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Board of Directors of the Joint Economic & Community Development Board of Wilson County will meet at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 26, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, July 28, to discuss the 2012-2013 school calendar and a presentation from Dr. Bob Eaker on PLCs in the boardroom at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. The board will also meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 1, at the Central Office. All items to be considered for the agenda must be faxed to 758-3775 to Rose Ratagick no later than 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 20.

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 Womens 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 Kids 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 info@hpccenter.org This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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  info@healingbrokenvessels.org This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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 students 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. drivers 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.

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Calendar - July 20

Government meetings -
Lebanon City Council will have a budget work session at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 20. Council will also have a special called meeting at that time as well. Council and will have another work session at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, July 21. Both are in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Lebanon City Council’s Public Works/Transportation Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m., Monday, July 25, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Board of Directors of the Joint Economic & Community Development Board of Wilson County will meet at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 26, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, July 28, to discuss the 2012-2013 school calendar and a presentation from Dr. Bob Eaker on PLCs in the boardroom at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. The board will also meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 1, at the Central Office. All items to be considered for the agenda must be faxed to 758-3775 to Rose Ratagick no later than 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 20.

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Calendar - July 13

Government meetings --
Lebanon City Council budget work session will be 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Wilson County Commission’s Ag Management Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 14, at the Education Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon.

Wilson County Beer Board will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, July 18, in Conference Room 2, Wilson County Courthouse, 228 East Main Street, Lebanon, to consider the applications of Heenaben Soni d/b/a Key Stop, 8451 Carthage Hwy., Lebanon, and Aum Shree Sai Butt, LLC, d/b/a Cook’s Market, 3251 S. Mt. Juliet Road, Hermitage.

Lebanon City Council regular meeting will be 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 19, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights. Prior to the meeting, council will hold work sessions at 5 p.m. to discuss the Demand Response Program and Surplus Property in the Gas Department and at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the proposed 2011-2012 fiscal year budget. Council will hold a public hearing, prior to the regular meeting, at 5:55 p.m.

Lebanon City Council will have a work session at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, July 21, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

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Calendar - July 6

Government meetings
Lebanon City Council will have a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Wilson County Commission’s Development & Tourism Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in the county commission courtroom, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.

Back Tax Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in the commission courtroom.

Animal Control Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Health & Welfare Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Education Committee will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Minutes Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Steering Committee will meet at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Budget Committee will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Lebanon Airport Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, 760 Franklin Road.

Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, July 7, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Senior Citizens Program and Caregivers will be the first Thursday of the month, July 7, at 11:30 a.m., at the Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon. Door prizes will be given. For information, call 444-1383.

Wilson County Road Commission will meet at 9 a.m., Friday, July 8, in the Road Commission office where a Road Superintendent will be appointed, and it will be followed by the Urban Type Public Facilities Board.

Wilson County Commission Public Works Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, in Conference Room 2, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.

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Calender- July 1st

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 info@hpccenter.org.

Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association will award two scholarships for the fall semester. Applications are now available at the Office of Student Financial Service at Cumberland University, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The WCRTA Scholarship is available to any junior or senior majoring in education. All parts of the application must be completed to be accepted. Deadline for applying is Friday, July 1.

Music in the Cedars will be at 6 p.m., Friday, July 1. There will be no music on Saturday, July 2. Elliott Bro’s Band and Pa Pa will pick and sing on Friday. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available for 50 cents. Bring your chairs, and come to Cedars of Lebanon State Park Camper check-in stage for the concert.

American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at the Lebanon Post Office from noon until 5 p.m., Friday, July 1. The event is titled, “Country in My Blood,” and all donors will be entered into a drawing for a two-night stay at the Opryland Hotel, tickets to the Ryman, a backstage tour of the Ryman and a $300 Visa card. Schedule your appointment at www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code USPSLebanon or contact Betsy Snyder at betsy.j.snyder@usps.gov or call 453-4758.

Wilson County Conservative Republicans will meet on Saturday, July 2, at Logan’s at Providence MarketPlace, Mt. Juliet. District 17 State Sen. Mae Beavers will give a legislative update on this year’s session of the Tennessee General Assembly.

Rocky Valley Baptist Church will have its first Free Movie Night at 8 on Saturday, July 2, at the church at 5745 Old Murfreesboro Road, East, Lebanon. Free drinks and popcorn will be provided. Everyone is urged to bring chairs or blankets to sit on. There are also plans to have fireworks after the movie for this first such event.

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 willisbunch@bellsouth.net or lhsclass91@yahoo.com, or call 308-0034. For information, go to www.eventbrite.com or Facebook.

Hailey-Fisher Reunion will be Monday, July 4, at Lock Seven. Bring a covered dish for the noon meal. Family and friends are invited.

Lebanon City Council will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 5, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Lady Liberty Live, also known as Rachael Rainwater, will be at the Lebanon Library at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 5. She delights and educates audiences of all ages as Lady Liberty. All ages are welcome. The program is free. For information, contact Nancy Fowler at 444-0632 or visit the website at www.lebanonlibrary.net.

Wilson County Commission Ag Extension Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 5, at the Ag Extension Office.

Development & Tourism Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in the county commission courtroom, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.

Back Tax Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in the commission courtroom.

Animal Control Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Health & Welfare Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Education Committee will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Minutes Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Steering Committee will meet at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Budget Committee will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Lebanon Airport Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, 760 Franklin Road.

Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, July 7, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Senior Citizens Program and Caregivers will be the first Thursday of the month, July 7, at 11:30 a.m., at the Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon. Door prizes will be given. For information, call 444-1383.

Wilson County Road Commission will meet at 9 a.m., Friday, July 8, in the Road Commission office where a Road Superintendent will be appointed, and it will be followed by the Urban Type Public

Facilities Board.

Fear, Frenzy & Faith with Kim Bolton – Rocky Valley Baptist Church is hosting a Ladies Night at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 9. Tickets are $15 which includes dinner. Contact Jennifer at 218-5701 or Candy at 944-9407 for tickets. Deadline to purchase tickets is Saturday, July 2.

Wilson County Republican Party will meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 9, at the WCRP Headquarters at 500 South Cumberland Street (next to Kevin’s Automotive and directly behind 231 Car Sales), Lebanon. Guest speaker will be Trecia Dillingham, president of the Wilson County Chapter of Tennessee Right to Life. For information, contact Kevin Foushee, chairman of the WCRP, at 444-5732, or go to www.wilsongop.org.

Second Annual Tojo Creek Gourd Gala will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, July 9, at the East/West Building of the James E. Ward Agricultural Center/Wilson County Fairgrounds. Come and see a wide variety of gourd arts and crafts. Admission is free. For information, email Gourds@TojoCreek.com or call John Swendiman at 449-0335. The event is co-sponsored by UT Extension.

Wilson County Commission Public Works Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, in Conference Room 2, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.

Wilson County Democratic Women will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, at Gondola (in front of Walmart) in Lebanon. Members are encouraged to bring toothpaste to assist the Mt. Juliet Help Center. Guest speaker will be Dr. Bill McKee, professor of Education and Public Service Management at Cumberland University. The first place scholarship winner will also be in attendance. The Democratic Women sponsor scholarships for Wilson County senior high school students. There were three winners this year.

University of Tennessee Extension will offer the 4-H Babysitter’s Training Program from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, July 12-14, at the UT Extension Office at 925 E. Baddour Pkwy., Suite 100, Lebanon. The age range for this class is 5th through 12th grade. Participants must attend all three days. Cost will be $30 to cover materials each participant will receive. Space is limited, and slots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. All participants must pre-register to attend. If you would like to register your child, or have questions or concerns, contact Marietta Sanford at 444-9584 or by email at msanfor1@tennessee.edu.

Tennessee Gesneriad Society will meet at Cheekwood in Botanic Hall at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 17. The program will be slideshow of the National Convention flower show. For information, contact Julie at Julie.mavity@gmail.com or call 364-8459.

Long-Term Ombudsman Program volunteers are needed to visit and advocate for the elderly residents of long-term care facilities in the Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson and Robertson County areas. Requirements include patience, persistence, the ability to be objective and a genuine concern for the vulnerable elderly population in the 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 452-1687 or 452-5259.

Calling all Wilson County High School graduates and teachers, the Class of 1964 invites you to take a cruise to the Bahamas, Nassau, leaving out of Florida on April 30, 2012 and returning on May 4, 2012. For information, contact Emma Tapley Stafford at 453-1402 or Bob Lowe at Travel World at 444-0533.

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 news@wilsonpost.com. 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.

 

 

 

 

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Calendar - June 22

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 info@hpccenter.org.

Wilson County Shrine Club will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 23, at the Ponderosa Steak House, Lebanon. All Wilson County Shriners and their Ladies are urged to attend.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors meeting will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 23, at 233 Legends Drive, Lebanon.

Tuckers Crossroads Football Team fund raiser will be from 5 until 10 p.m., Friday, June 24, at Baskin Robbins, 1023 West Main Street, Lebanon, as 31 percent of sales will go back to the team.

Young-Neal-Phillips-Carter Family Reunion will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 25, at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon. Bring food to share. Drinks will be provided. Also, bring an item to donate for a door prize. RSVP to Mary Gregory at 374-2493.

Summer Festival of Art and Music, the first-ever, will be at the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center, 2034 North Mt. Juliet Road, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, June 25. There will be music, and artisans will exhibit and sell their work. The center’s Cooking Club will prepare a summer plate lunch for $5. There will be a “Decorated Shoe Exhibit and Contest,” first, second and third place prizes will be awarded. Anyone may enter a decorated show in the event. All shoe entries must be in by noon, Friday, June 24. For information, or to reserve a booth or enter a show, call 758-9114.

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 City Council Public Works/Transportation Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m., Monday, June 27, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Drying Foods Class will be from 6 until 8 p.m., Thursday, June 30, in the Education Building, James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon. Cost is $15. Deadline to register is Monday, June 20 (UT Extension Office, 925 E. Baddour Pkwy., Lebanon, closes at 4:30 p.m.). You can also email Shelly Barnes at sbarnes@utk.edu, then mail the check to UT Extension at address previously listed or bring it by the office. You’ll learn how to dry foods safely at home and receive a booklet of publications on drying foods.

Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association will award two scholarships for the fall semester. Applications are now available at the Office of Student Financial Service at Cumberland University, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The WCRTA Scholarship is available to any junior or senior majoring in education. All parts of the application must be completed to be accepted. Deadline for applying is Friday, July 1.

American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at the Lebanon Post Office from noon until 5 p.m., Friday, July 1. The event is titled, “Country in My Blood,” and all donors will be entered into a drawing for a two-night stay at the Opryland Hotel, tickets to the Ryman, a backstage tour of the Ryman and a $300 Visa card. Schedule your appointment at www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code USPSLebanon or contact Betsy Snyder at betsy.j.snyder@usps.gov or call 453-4758.

Rocky Valley Baptist Church will have its first Free Movie Night at 8 on Saturday, July 2, at the church at 5745 Old Murfreesboro Road, East, Lebanon. Free drinks and popcorn will be provided. Everyone is urged to bring chairs or blankets to sit on. There are also plans to have fireworks after the movie for this first such event.

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 willisbunch@bellsouth.net or lhsclass91@yahoo.com, or call 308-0034. For information, go to www.eventbrite.com or Facebook.

Senior Citizens Program and Caregivers will be the first Thursday of the month, July 7, at 11:30 a.m., at the Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon. Door prizes will be given. For information, call 444-1383.

University of Tennessee Extension will offer the 4-H Babysitter’s Training Program from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, July 12-14, at the UT Extension Office at 925 E. Baddour Pkwy., Suite 100, Lebanon. The age range for this class is 5th through 12th grade. Participants must attend all three days. Cost will be $30 to cover materials each participant will receive. Space is limited, and slots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. All participants must pre-register to attend. If you would like to register your child, or have questions or concerns, contact Marietta Sanford at 444-9584 or by email at msanfor1@tennessee.edu.

Tennessee Gesneriad Society will meet at Cheekwood in Botanic Hall at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 17. The program will be slideshow of the National Convention flower show. For information, contact Julie at Julie.mavity@gmail.com or call 364-8459.

Long-Term Ombudsman Program volunteers are needed to visit and advocate for the elderly residents of long-term care facilities in the Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson and Robertson County areas. Requirements include patience, persistence, the ability to be objective and a genuine concern for the vulnerable elderly population in the 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 452-1687 or 452-5259.

Calling all Wilson County High School graduates and teachers, the Class of 1964 invites you to take a cruise to the Bahamas, Nassau, leaving out of Florida on April 30, 2012 and returning on May 4, 2012. For information, contact Emma Tapley Stafford at 453-1402 or Bob Lowe at Travel World at 444-0533.

To submit items for the calendar, you can mail them to The Wilson Post, 216 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon. 37087, or e-mail them to news@wilsonpost.com. 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.

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Calendar - June 15

Government Meetings
Lebanon City Council will have work session on the proposed 2011-2012 budget at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights. Council will also have a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m. to consider a resolution to hire one part time seasonal worker for mowing maintenance.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., Monday, July 11, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. All items to be considered for the agenda must be faxed to 758-3775 to Rose Ratagick no later than noon, Tuesday, June 21.

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Calendar - June 8

Government meetings
Wilson County Commission’s Animal Control Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, June 9, in Conference Room 2, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.

Education Committee will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 9, Conference Room 2.

Minutes Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 9, Conference Room 2.

Steering Committee will meet at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, June 9, Conference Room 2.

Budget Committee will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 9, Conference Room 2.

Road Commission will meet at 9 a.m., Friday, June 10, at the Road Commission office and will be followed by the Urban Type Public Facilities Board at the location.

Lebanon Beer Board will meet at 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 11, in the Town Meeting Hall, City ofLebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights, to consider the application of Joseph Yousef d/b/a Quick and Easy located at 313 South Cumberland Street, Lebanon, for off the premises consumption.

Wilson County 911 Board regular meeting will be 4 p.m., Monday, June 13, at the 911 office at 1611 West Main Street, Lebanon.

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Calendar - June 1

Government meetings
Lebanon Airport Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, June 2, at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, 760 Franklin Road.

Wilson County Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, June 2, at the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department to consider budgets.

Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, June 2, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Wilson County Library Board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, June 6, at Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library on South Hatton Street.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session at 4:30 p.m., Monday, June 6, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon, to discuss the director of schools evaluation. (The work session was originally scheduled for 4 p.m.) The board’s regular meeting will follow at 5 p.m.

Lebanon City Council will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

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Calendar - May 25

Government meetings
Wilson County Commission’s Public Works Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 26, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.

Ag Management Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, May 26, in the Veterans Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session at 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, to discuss the upcoming budget, future building needs, 2012-2013 school calendar and the sale of the bus garage property in Lebanon. The work session will be at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon.

Wilson County Convenience Centers and Landfill will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.

Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, June 2, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session at 4 p.m., Monday, June 6, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon, to discuss the director of schools evaluation. The board’s regular meeting will follow at 5 p.m. All items to be considered for the agenda must be faxed to 758-3775 to Rose Ratagick no later than noon, Monday, May 23.

Community Calendar
First Baptist Church, Lebanon, Parent’s Day Out Program and Pre-K Program will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning this fall. There are still some openings available. For information, call 444-3330.

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.
American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at Immanuel Baptist Church in the Owens Building from noon until 6 p.m., Thursday, May 26. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code Immanuel19. All presenting donors will be entered to win the Music City Getaway which includes two VIP passes and two backstage tours to the Grand Ole Opry, and two-night stay at the Opryland Hotel and more.

Wilson County Shrine Club will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 26, at the Ponderosa Steak House in Lebanon. All Wilson County Shriners and their Ladies are urged to attend.

Gen. Robert H. Hatton Camp #723, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 26, at 212 South Maple Street, Lebanon. Guest speaker will be Reta Moser who has published a new book about Col. Samuel George Shepard, the last commander of the 7th Tennessee Infantry Regiment. The book includes information compiled by Shepard’s daughter, and about his life, family and experiences before, during and after the War Between the States. Books will be available for purchase. The public is invited.

Gladeville Community Center will have bluegrass on Saturday, May 28. Doors open at 6 p.m. Hands of Time will perform. Concessions are available. For information call Mabel Beazley at 243-2664.

Music in the Cedars, presented by Friends of Cedars of Lebanon State Park, begins its seventh year at 6 p.m., Saturday, May 28. Men of Grace gospel singers will perform at the Camper Registration Center at the park. Bring your chairs. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available. Music will continue every Saturday through Labor Day with bluegrass, country and gospel. For information, call Ken at 286-1390.

Grill & Chill, from 4 until 8 p.m., Sunday, May 29, at College Hills Church of Christ, 1401 Leeville Pike, Lebanon. There will be Christian fellowship, games, entertainment and food.

Mt. Juliet Breakfast Rotary will host its “Service Above Self” Charity Baseball Tournament Friday through Sunday, June 3-5, sponsored by Two Rivers Ford at the Mt. Juliet Little League Park for teams ages 7-16. Teams can go to www.middletennesseeusssa.com and click on 2011 SYSA BASEBALL SCHEDULE for team registration/information. Sponsors should call 754-8918 for information.

Watertown Youth Football signups will be from 8 until 11 a.m., Saturday, June 4, at Watertown Elementary School, and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, June 11, at Watertown Community Ballpark. A copy of the child’s birth certificate and $50 fee is required to sign up. Sixth graders also need a copy of their report card. Team/Ages: Peewee – 6 to 7 years; Junior – 8-9 years; and Senior, 10-12 years. Sept. 1 is age cutoff date. For information, contact Don Staats at 507-4389.

Gen. Robert H. Hatton Camp #723, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will observe Confederate Memorial Day and the birthday of President Jefferson F. Davis at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 4, at the Confederate Monument in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Lebanon. Guest speaker will be Professor Monty Pope of Cumberland University. A wreath will be placed at the monument by camp members, and a wreath will be placed by the members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. A Military Salute will be fired at the conclusion of the service.

Decoration Service at Jennings Cemetery will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 5.

Nashville African Violet Club will meet at 1:45 p.m., Sunday, June 5, at Green Hill Women’s Center, 10905 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet. The Tennessee Gesneriad Society will have a field trip to a member’s home on Sunday afternoon, June 12. For information on either meeting, contact Julie at Julie.mavity@gmail.com or call 364-8459.

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 "Cat" Hall at 444-5173.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency Commodity Distribution will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 16, and from 9 a.m. until noon, Thursday, June 16, at Garden of Prayer on Bluebird Road, Lebanon. Commodities are available households which meet Income Eligibility Guidelines. Available commodities include fig pieces, apple cherry juice, cranberry juice, grapefruit juice, apple juice, vegetarian beans, beef stew, white beans, pears, peaches, black eye peas, diced tomatoes and sliced potatoes. To sign up, bring proof of 2010 income, birthdates and Social Security numbers. Funded in part by DHS and USDA.

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.

Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association will award two scholarships for the fall semester. Applications are now available at the Office of Student Financial Service at Cumberland University, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The WCRTA Scholarship is available to any junior or senior majoring in education. All parts of the application must be completed to be accepted. Deadline for applying is Friday, July 1.

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 willisbunch@bellsouth.net or lhsclass91@yahoo.com, or call 308-0034. For information, go to www.eventbrite.com or Facebook.

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