The Franklin County Democrtic Party will host a Bean Supper from 5:30–7 p.m., Saturday, April 7, at Capitol Hill Community Center, 5631 AEDC Rd., Winchester. Meet all the local candidates running for office as Democrats along with State Representative John Ray Clemmons. Tickets are $10 (kids eat free) and you can get them at the door.
There will be a Health Reform Panel: Medicare for All and Medicaid Expansion, 6–7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, at the Community Room at the Franklin County Annex, 839 Dinah Shore Blvd. Laura Helfman MD, and Amy Evans MD will be the local experts.
The FCDP monthly meeting will be at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 21, at the Franklin County Annex Small Meeting Room, 839 Dinah Shore Blvd., Winchester.
Coffee with the Coach
Coffee with the Coach, an opportunity to learn more about Sewanee’s sports teams, will be at 9 a.m., Monday, April 9, with with University of the South track and field coach Jeff Heitzenrater. Gather at the Blue Chair Tavern for free coffee and conversation.
Fourth of July Planning Dates
Anyone interested in helping to plan for the annual Fourth of July is welcome to attend the planning session. The meetings are held on Mondays at 5p.m. at the Sewanee Senior Citizen’s Center. Meeting dates are April 9, May 14, June 4, 11, 18, and 25.
Franklin County School Board
The Franklin County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 9, at the Franklin County Board of Education Building, 215 S. College St., Winchester.
P.E.O. Sisterhood Meeting
The April meeting of Chapter Z Tennessee of the International P.E.O. Sisterhood will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday April 10. All unaffiliated members of the P.E.O. Sisterhood who are in the Middle Tennessee area are welcome. Call (931) 962-0202 for more information.
MCDP Regular Meeting and Potluck
Katie Tillman, the Chair of the Marion County Democratic Party has announced the regular meeting of the Democratic Party. This will be a Meet the Candidates’ potluck dinner, so bring a covered dish if possible. The meeting will be 6–8 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, at the Kimball Town Hall Municipal Building, 675 Main St.
Members of the EQB Club will meet for lunch at noon, Wednesday, April 11, at St. Mary’s Sewanee. Marietta Poteet will present the lead on “England’s Coast to Coast Trail” at 12:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, April 11, from 6–7:30 p.m., DivorceCare, a nationwide nondenominational 13-week support group for separated and divorced individuals will meet off of 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. 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, April 12, at the Sewanee Inn. Susan Holmes will present the program on the Cumberland Center for Justice and Peace.
Railroad Park Work Day
Cowan area residents and business owners will hold the 19th annual Work Day in the Railroad Park at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, April 14, in downtown Cowan. The goal is to freshen and repair the downtown railroad park in time for seasonal tourist traffic. Everyone is invited to participate.
For more information email <firstname.lastname@example.org>. The Work Day is co-sponsored by Cowan Railroad Museum and Cowan Commercial Club.
Franklin County Commissioners
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, April 16, at the Franklin County Courthouse.
Tim’s Ford Council
Membership meeting for Tim’s Ford Council will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19, in the Community Meeting Room at Franklin County Annex, 855 Dinah Shore Blvd., Winchester. The program will be a forum for candidates running for Franklin County Mayor. The meeting is open to the public.
The next meeting of the Community Council is scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, April 23, at the Senior Citizens’ Building. Items for the agenda should be submitted to the Provost’s office by noon on Wednesday, April 11.