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Calendar - June 22

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Lebanon Toastmasters meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Spain House on the Lebanon First United Methodist Church campus at 415 West Main Street, Lebanon. Visitors are welcome. Toastmasters is an organization dedicated to improving communication and leadership skills. For information, call 444-0126.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Wilson County is in need of volunteers who would like to reach out to those in need in Wilson County. Volunteers must be age 55 or older. If you are interested in participating or partnering with the program, call 443-7606 or 742-1113, ext. 10.

Agape has contracted with Maple Hill church of Christ to provide counseling services in Lebanon. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Diana Crawford will be available at the church building on Mondays from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. She sees children and adults. For information, call 547-4244.

AL-ANON and ALATEEN family groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. They believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid in recovery. There is a local AL-ANON and ALATEEN meeting in Lebanon every week. For information, call Harriett at 444-2852 or Linda at 444-8437.

HomeSafe Women’s Support Group meets Thursday evenings. For information and to sign up, call 444-6130. If you need help with an order of protection for domestic abuse, sexual assault or stalking, contact HomeSafe at 444-8955.

Hunters Point Celebration Center will sponsor a Summer Fun Kid’s Camp on Wednesday nights at 7 during June and July for ages 3-11. There will be games, prizes, music, crafts and more with guest appearances by Forgiveness Man and Dr. Cut It Out. Adults are welcomed to attend the mid-week service. HPCC Is at 2232 Hunters Point Pike, Lebanon. For information, visit or email

Wilson County Shrine Club will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 23, at the Ponderosa Steak House, Lebanon. All Wilson County Shriners and their Ladies are urged to attend.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors meeting will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 23, at 233 Legends Drive, Lebanon.

Tuckers Crossroads Football Team fund raiser will be from 5 until 10 p.m., Friday, June 24, at Baskin Robbins, 1023 West Main Street, Lebanon, as 31 percent of sales will go back to the team.

Young-Neal-Phillips-Carter Family Reunion will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 25, at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon. Bring food to share. Drinks will be provided. Also, bring an item to donate for a door prize. RSVP to Mary Gregory at 374-2493.

Summer Festival of Art and Music, the first-ever, will be at the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center, 2034 North Mt. Juliet Road, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, June 25. There will be music, and artisans will exhibit and sell their work. The center’s Cooking Club will prepare a summer plate lunch for $5. There will be a “Decorated Shoe Exhibit and Contest,” first, second and third place prizes will be awarded. Anyone may enter a decorated show in the event. All shoe entries must be in by noon, Friday, June 24. For information, or to reserve a booth or enter a show, call 758-9114.

Lebanon High School Class of 1981 will hold its 30-year reunion on Saturday, June 25, at Five Oaks. Get your address to Gary Ligon on Facebook or call Amy Gregory at 417-1313 or Beverly Hurd at 444-3904 for details.

Lebanon City Council Public Works/Transportation Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m., Monday, June 27, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Drying Foods Class will be from 6 until 8 p.m., Thursday, June 30, in the Education Building, James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon. Cost is $15. Deadline to register is Monday, June 20 (UT Extension Office, 925 E. Baddour Pkwy., Lebanon, closes at 4:30 p.m.). You can also email Shelly Barnes at, then mail the check to UT Extension at address previously listed or bring it by the office. You’ll learn how to dry foods safely at home and receive a booklet of publications on drying foods.

Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association will award two scholarships for the fall semester. Applications are now available at the Office of Student Financial Service at Cumberland University, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The WCRTA Scholarship is available to any junior or senior majoring in education. All parts of the application must be completed to be accepted. Deadline for applying is Friday, July 1.

American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at the Lebanon Post Office from noon until 5 p.m., Friday, July 1. The event is titled, “Country in My Blood,” and all donors will be entered into a drawing for a two-night stay at the Opryland Hotel, tickets to the Ryman, a backstage tour of the Ryman and a $300 Visa card. Schedule your appointment at and use sponsor code USPSLebanon or contact Betsy Snyder at or call 453-4758.

Rocky Valley Baptist Church will have its first Free Movie Night at 8 on Saturday, July 2, at the church at 5745 Old Murfreesboro Road, East, Lebanon. Free drinks and popcorn will be provided. Everyone is urged to bring chairs or blankets to sit on. There are also plans to have fireworks after the movie for this first such event.

Lebanon High School Class of 1991 is planning a 20-year reunion for July 2. Organizers are looking for classmates. Email contact information to Dawn Carr Willis at or, or call 308-0034. For information, go to or Facebook.

Senior Citizens Program and Caregivers will be the first Thursday of the month, July 7, at 11:30 a.m., at the Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon. Door prizes will be given. For information, call 444-1383.

University of Tennessee Extension will offer the 4-H Babysitter’s Training Program from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, July 12-14, at the UT Extension Office at 925 E. Baddour Pkwy., Suite 100, Lebanon. The age range for this class is 5th through 12th grade. Participants must attend all three days. Cost will be $30 to cover materials each participant will receive. Space is limited, and slots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. All participants must pre-register to attend. If you would like to register your child, or have questions or concerns, contact Marietta Sanford at 444-9584 or by email at

Tennessee Gesneriad Society will meet at Cheekwood in Botanic Hall at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 17. The program will be slideshow of the National Convention flower show. For information, contact Julie at or call 364-8459.

Long-Term Ombudsman Program volunteers are needed to visit and advocate for the elderly residents of long-term care facilities in the Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson and Robertson County areas. Requirements include patience, persistence, the ability to be objective and a genuine concern for the vulnerable elderly population in the area. The next 16-hour, two-day volunteer certification training will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 23-24. For information or to register for training, call 452-1687 or 452-5259.

Calling all Wilson County High School graduates and teachers, the Class of 1964 invites you to take a cruise to the Bahamas, Nassau, leaving out of Florida on April 30, 2012 and returning on May 4, 2012. For information, contact Emma Tapley Stafford at 453-1402 or Bob Lowe at Travel World at 444-0533.

To submit items for the calendar, you can mail them to The Wilson Post, 216 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon. 37087, or e-mail them to Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. The Wilson Post reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.

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