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Club News

  • 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.

  • Exchange student visits Kingston Rotary

    Henriette “Jette” Wenzl, center, a Rotary Youth Exchange student from Germany, is welcomed to a recent Kingston Rotary Club meeting by Rotary International District 6780 Outbound Youth Exchange Chairman Bill Nichols and Kingston Rotary Club President Suzanne Horsfall.

    Wenzl, a student at Webb School of Knoxville, spoke to the club about her home country, her family and her initial impressions about the East Tennessee area.

  • Union Lodge open house planned Saturday

    Union Masonic Lodge 32 will have an open house beginning at 10 a.m. Sept. 14 in the lodge hall at 550 W. Spring St., Kingston.

    “Visit Union Masonic Lodge during our open house and learn about Freemasonry,” member Louis Devillon said. “If you've never seen the inside of a Masonic lodge room, this is your opportunity.”

    The open house will continue until 3 p.m.   

    “We look forward to seeing you,” Devillon said.

  • Crumby’s pen takes national DAR honors

    Amanda B. Crumby of Roane County’s Avery Trace DAR Chapter was recently awarded third place nationally for a pen she crafted that was entered in the Daughters of the American Revolution’s American Heritage  craft contest.

    She received a certificate citing her achievement, making the pen from wood from an original beam of the historic Roane County Courthouse, from the DAR American Heritage Committee the area of crafts-miscellaneous.

  • Rockwood’s Willard grand chancellor of Tennessee Knights of Pythias lodge

    Gerald Willard of Knights of Pythias Oak Leaf Lodge 49, Rockwood, was elected grand chancellor of the Tennessee Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias for 2013.

    Willard and Bobby Crowe, also of the Rockwood lodge, are among the officers serving on the state level for the year.

    Crowe, a past supreme chancellor for the Knights of Pythias, is the grand secretary.

    The two took office during the Tennessee Grand Lodge’s 141st annual convention in Gatlinburg.

  • ‘Service Above Self’ more than motto for Tanaka

    When Rotary International President Sakuji Tanaka of Japan visits Oak Ridge next week, Rotarians in the city’s three clubs will recognize him as a great role model.

    Tanaka has demonstrated the Rotary motto “Service above Self” many times. He declared “Peace through Service” as his theme and is planning international peace forums in Berlin, Germany, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Hiroshima, Japan.