Beth Uselton, lead organizer for the Tennessee Heath Care Campaign, will speak about her work with this non-partisan, non-proﬁt statewide consumer advocacy organization at the Oct. 5 Lunch with the League, a twice-monthly series with the League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge.
Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. and is available on a first-come basis at a cost of
The program starts at noon in Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church at 1500 Oak Ridge Turnpike.
In an effort to help the willing gain financial stability, the Roane County United Way has teamed up with a network of financial educators and institutions, social service agencies and churches to form the Roane Alliance for Financial Independence.
Roane County has a variety of resources that can provide assistance with budgeting, debt management, low-cost healthy cooking, second-chance banking and foreclosure prevention.
RAFI’s goal is to promote these services to the public in the hopes of increasing financial stability.
25 Years Ago
A 1949 model pumper was Kingston’s first fire truck, the only unit the city had for 15 years. After a new unit was purchased, city employees eventually restored the 1949 pumper as a showpiece in area parades and other events.
This year’s winner of Rockwood Fall Festival’s Miss Teen Fall Festival Pageant will receive more than a sash and tiara.
Pageant sponsor Rockwood 2000 is awarding the 2010 winner a $500 scholarship to be applied toward tuition at her choice of educational institution, including universities, colleges, beauty and technical education centers.
The pageant is among those Rockwood 2000 will have during the Rockwood Fall Festival on Oct. 2 at Homecoming Park on North Front Avenue in downtown Rockwood.
Second Chance K-9 Rescue will have its 11th annual Dawgs for the Dogs fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 18 at Kingston City Park.
A hot dog with trimmings, chips, drink and dessert will be available for a $5 donation. Proceeds will go toward various Second Chance community projects.
Second Chance assists low-income families and individuals who are unable to spay or neuter their pets. It also assists with shots, but pets must get their rabies vaccinations.