Special Coffee with the Coach This Saturday
A very special Coffee with the Coach, an opportunity to learn more about Sewanee’s sports teams, will be at 9 a.m, Saturday, Sept. 30, with recent Hall of Fame inductees. Gather at the Blue Chair Tavern for free coffee and conversation.
Health Care Reform Panel
A panel on Health Care Reform is scheduled for 10–11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Magness Memorial Library, 118 W. Main, in McMinnville. The discussion will also be broadcast on WCPI Public Radio 91.3, The Voice of the Highland Rim. Audience participants are welcome.
Panelists include: Aftyn Behn, from the Tennessee Justice Center; Dale Humphrey, CEO of St. Thomas River Park Hospital ; Garrett Adams, M.D., Medical Director of the Beersheba Springs Clinic; and Carol Harris, M.D., President of the Physicians for a National Health Care Program.
Each panelist will present a 10-minute summary of how the current health care system impacts Tennessee and rural health care, as well as outline changes that could improve outcomes for all. Audience questions and discussion will follow.
Tennessee Civic Seminar
Sewanee Organize and Act (SOA) will host a TN Civic 101 seminar at
2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Sewanee Community Center. Come learn how state and local politics work with SOA’s own Local Politics group and great speakers including Kim Seavey, Lenda Sherrell, Helen Stapleton, Johnny Hughes and Dave Van Buskirk. Everyone is invited to attend.
Coffee with the Coach on Monday
Coffee with the Coach, an opportunity to learn more about Sewanee’s sports teams, continues at 9 a.m., Monday, Oct. 2, with University of the South Vice Chancellor John McCardell. Gather at the Blue Chair Tavern for free coffee and conversation.
School Board Meeting
The Franklin County School Board will meet in a work session 5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 2. The regular board meeting has been moved to Thursday, Oct. 12, at 5:30 p.m. Both meetings are at 215 South College St., Winchester.
Village Update Meeting
Meet with Frank Gladu, Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor, to discuss the Village development updates, 10–11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Blue Chair Tavern. Coffee will be served and everyone in the community is welcome.
Alzheimer’s Support Group
The Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Willows of Winchester Health and Rehab Center’s conference room, 32 Memorial Drive, Winchester. The support group is for caregivers and families caring for anyone with memory impairment.
Tennessee Ornithological Society to Meet
The Highland Rim Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society will have its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Barrett Building, Banquet Room of the First United Methodist Church, Winchester. The church is located at 100 South Jefferson Street just off the town square. The program titled “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly in Your Yard” will be presented by Polly Rooker. If you are interested in birds and nature in general, please join us for an enlightening evening.
Members of the EQB Club will meet at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4, at St. Mary’s Sewanee. Lunch will be served at noon. The lead will be presented by Laurence Alvarez on “What One Does on a Sailboat All Day” at 12:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the lead.
DivorceCare Support Group
On Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 6–7:30 p.m., DivorceCare, a nationwide nondenominational 13-week support group for separated and divorced individuals will begin meeting just off Main Street in Monteagle. Please go to <www.divorcecare.org> and type in your zip code for further information on the Monteagle location and how to register. This is a video and discussion group that features practical information on 13 different issues. Each week is self contained so it is not necessary to attend in sequence. This is a safe place for hope and healing. The only cost is a $15 workbook. Please feel free to contact Daniel or Becky Lehmann at <email@example.com> or call (615) 294-4748 for more information.
Area Rotary Club Meetings
The Grundy County Rotary Club meets at 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays at Dutch Maid Bakery in Tracy City. The Monteagle Sewanee Rotary Club will meet at 8 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Sewanee Inn. The presentation will be given by Dave Stevens from the Winchester A.M Rotary Club.
The Franklin County Democratic Party invites you to our Fall Rally and Barbecue Dinner at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Franklin County Annex Community Room. Tickets are $15 each (free for kids 6 and under). Speakers include Karl Dean, candidate for governor of Tennessee, Mariah Phillips and Steven Reynolds, candidates for U.S. Congress, 4th District, along with county-wide candidates. For more information, contact Helen Stapleton at (931)598-9731 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
GCDP Meets Tuesday, Oct. 10
The Grundy County Democratic Party will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Grundy County Courthouse. All are welcome.