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Club News

  • Roane’s new Rotary leaders for 2014-15

    The Rotary Clubs of Harriman, Kingston and Rockwood recently installed their new officers for the 2014-15 Rotary year.

    Installed during a joint meeting last month in Roane Medical Center’s Roane Rotary Room were new Presidents Holly Tucker of Harriman, Terry Stevens Sr. of Kingston and Eddie Bilbrey of Rockwood.

    The officers were installed by Bobby Davis, a Kingston Rotary Club member and past district governor of Rotary District 6780.

  • Ham operators gear up for Field Day

    The Roane County Amateur Radio Club will participate in the American Radio Relay League’s Field Day this weekend.

    Exercises will take place from 2 p.m. June 28 until 2 p.m. June 29 at Fort Southwest Point pavilion, Kingston.

    The public is encouraged to attend and hear more about the Roane County Amateur Radio Club and amateur radio, commonly referred to as “ham” radio.

    The AARL, which is the association promoting amateur radio in the U.S., sets aside the fourth full weekend of June for Field Day.

  • Longtime Knights of Pythias members cited

    Rockwood’s Oak Leaf Lodge 49, Knights of Pythias, recently honored life members, including new 50-year life members Dean Woodall and Robert Brock, with a dinner event.

    Also honored were three life members with more than 60 years' membership: Luther True, 67-year member; J. Polk Cooley, 64-year member; and James Fickey, 61-year member.

    The Fraternal Order Knights of Pythais is celebrating its 150-year anniversary this year, and Oak Leaf Lodge is marking its 126th year.

  • Rockwood 2000 gives to Rotary

    Rockwood 2000 member Sandy McIntosh presents Eddie Bilbrey, Rockwood Rotary Club President, with a $500 donation at a recent Rotary Club meeting.

    The donation will be used toward the purchase of a heart defibrillator for Rockwood Middle School. The Rotary Club is raising funds for the project.

    “We are pleased to assist the Rotary Club with this donation and support their goal to provide a defibrillator for the Rockwood Middle School,” Rockwood 2000 President Mary Kau said.

  • Knights of Pythias marking 150th anniversary next month

    Rockwood’s Oak Leaf Lodge 49 Knights of Pythias will join the national Order of Knights of Pythias in celebrating the national organization’s 150th anniversary in February.

    Oak Leaf Lodge will have a commemoration dinner and program on Feb. 15 in the lodge hall. All members, guests and prospective candidates for membership are welcome to attend.

  • Music Club meets Nov. 21

    Harriman Music Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in Redeemer Lutheran Church at 1658 Roane State Hwy., Midtown.

    Co-hostesses are Jerri Zurcher, Mary Hickey and Peggy Sheppard.  Nancy Newcomb will present the Hymn of the Month.

    The theme of the program is “Now Thank We All Our God.” Program Chairwoman Nancy Skidmore will present the program, including some of her piano students, a vocal solo by Skye Clemmons, and Midtown Elementary School Chorus, directed by Beth Trescher.

    Call 882-1472 for details.
     

  • Rockwood BPW to meet

    Rockwood Business and Professional Women will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in Victorian Square at 214 S. Chamberlain Ave.

    Tennessee Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder will be the guest speaker.

    Dinner is $10 each; reservations are required by Nov. 8 and may be made by calling Gladys at Victorian Square at 354-1133.
     

  • Rockwood BPW to mark Business Women’s Week

    Rockwood Business and Professional Women will begin its celebration of National Business Women’s Week during its Oct. 15 meeting in Victorian Square.

    The meeting, which includes dinner and a program, starts at 6:30 p.m.

    Sabrina Hooper, deputy director of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission, will speak on issues important to working women. Particular interest will be on the issue of pay equity.

    National Business Women’s Week has been declared by the President of the United States annually since 1928.

  • OES annual bean supper Sept. 28

    Kingston 405 Order of the Eastern Star will have its annual bean supper on Sept. 28.

    The supper will be from 4 to 7 p.m. in Union Lodge 38 on Spring Street.

    Beans, cornbread, sides dessert and beverage will be available for $6.

    Fried apple and peach pies will also be available for purchase.
     

  • Immigration issues to be lunch topic

    R. Andrew Free of Ozment Law will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 1 Lunch with the League program.

    The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge program will start at noon in the social hall of Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church at 1500 Oak Ridge Turnpike.

    There is no cost to attend, and reservations are not needed.

    Box lunches will be available starting at 11:30 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis for $8, or those attending may bring a lunch.

    Coffee and tea are provided.