Coffee with the Coach, an opportunity to learn more about Sewanee’s sports teams, continues at 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 15, with Tommy Atwood, former baseball and football coach at University of Miami and University of Florida (23 years) and former SEC men’s and women’s basketball official. Gather at the Blue Chair Tavern for free coffee and conversation.
Sewanee Book Club
The Book Club will have a meeting at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 15, at Otey Parish in the Adult Education Room. This is our annual Book Sharing meeting to discuss new and favorite books.
For more information or directions contact Debbie Racka at 692-6088 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>, or Flournoy Rogers at 598-0733 or <email@example.com>. Visitors are welcome.
STHP Meeting at All Saints’
The Sewanee Trust for Historic Preservation plans a public program at All Saints’ Chapel on University Avenue at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 15. Beginning at St. Augustine’s Chapel, near the Chaplain’s office, Waring McCrady will speak about the University chapel’s stained glass windows, and in particular the one depicting the youth of Christ. Those assembled will move into All Saints’ nave for viewing of the stained glass while daylight illuminates the windows. Please join our lively group and its erudite speaker for a special and entertaining afternoon.
Hospitality Shop Hours
The Hospitality Shop will reopen at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16. The Hospitality Shop is a division of the Emerald-Hodgson Auxiliary, staffed by volunteers, and located at 1096 University Ave. Proceeds from sales are used for scholarships for area students wishing to enter health care professions, and for the physical therapists at our local hospital to assist with their continuing education. For more information call (931) 598-0136 during hours of operation or email <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Franklin County Commissioners
The Franklin County Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Franklin County Courthouse in Winchester.
On Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 6–7:30 p.m., DivorceCare, a nationwide nondenominational support group for separated and divorced individuals will meet in Monteagle. Go to <www.divorcecare.org> and type in your zip code for further information on the Monteagle location and how to register. Contact Daniel or Becky Lehmann at <email@example.com> or call (615) 294-4748.
Members of the EQB Club will meet for lunch on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at St. Mary’s Sewanee.
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, Jan. 18, at the Sewanee Inn. Spike Hosch will present the program on the goals and key initiatives of the Community Development Finance Institution.
FCRP Chili Supper
The Franklin County Republican Party (FCRP) is having its annual chili supper at the Red Roof Pavilion in the Winchester City Park at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 18. The new FCHS Young Republican Club will be introduced along with the sponsors. Amy Dennis, field representative of Congressman DesJarlais, will also be introduced. All Republican candidates will be recognized. This event is free and the public is invited.
Residential curbside recycling pickup in Sewanee is on the first and third Friday of each month. Friday, Jan. 19, will be a pickup day.
Recyclable materials must be separated by type and placed in blue bags by the side of the road no later than 7:30 a.m. Please do not put out general household trash on this day. Blue bags may be picked up in the University Lease and Community Relations office, 400 University Ave. (the Blue House) or at the Physical Plant Services office on Georgia Ave.
Sewanee Community Council
The next meeting of the Community Council is scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 22, at the Sewanee Senior Citizens’ Center.
Sewanee Utility District
The Sewanee Utility District of Franklin and Marion Counties Board of Commissioners will have its regular meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the utility office on Sherwood Road. If a customer is unable to attend but wishes to bring a matter to the board, call 598-5611, visit the office or call a board member. Your board members are Art Hanson, Randall Henley, Ronnie Hoosier, Charlie Smith and Karen Singer.
Monteagle Town Council
The Town of Monteagle Council will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Monteagle City Hall. Please note the change of date.