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Community Calendar -- June 4, 2014

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Adult Learning Center is offering evening classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at West Wilson Middle School. If any adults are interested, call 443-8731 for details.

Cedar Creek Community Band meets for rehearsal from 7 until 9 p.m., Mondays, at Mt. Juliet High School, 1800 Curd Road, Mt. Juliet. Your interest and participation is welcome in this all-volunteer group of concert band musicians performing in and around the Mt. Juliet area. For information and directions to the rehearsal location, contact Sherie Grossman at (949) 683-4068 or

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group for Caregivers meets at 5 p.m., the second Sunday of each month, in Room 210 at Maple Hill church of Christ on the corner of Maple Hill Road and West Main Street, Lebanon. The group is for caregivers who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s or Dementia and allows caregivers to talk with others who are experiencing some of the same difficulties and in return find help and encouragement. For information, visit

Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce hosts Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto from 1:30 until 3 p.m., the last Wednesday of each month, and District 46 State Rep. Mark Pody from 8 until 10 a.m., the first Friday of each month, at the Chamber’s office at 149 Public Square. Citizens are encouraged to come and share their concerns and views with these elected officials.

GED/HSE (high school equivalency) preparation classes are being conducted regularly in Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, Watertown, Old Hickory, Hartsville and Carthage. The GED exam is offered in various locations. For information, contact the Adult Education office at 443-8731.

NA (Narcotics Anonymous) meets at Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 522 Castle Heights Ave., Lebanon, at 7:30 p.m., Mondays and Fridays. For information, call the helpline at 1-888-476-2482 or visit

Job Seekers, a networking group for the unemployed and underemployed, meets at noon and at 6 p.m., every Monday, at The Next Step Resource Center, 216-B Leeville Pike, Lebanon. For information, email or call 547-9999.

Meals On Wheels volunteers are needed to deliver meals in Mt. Juliet to homebound older adults on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Meals are ready to be picked up by 9:30 a.m., at the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center, 2034 North Mt. Juliet Road, and the delivery usually takes about an hour. Routes are typically less than 20 miles of travel. You can volunteer weekly, monthly or as your schedule permits. For information, call Dawn Cathey, site manager, at 758-2777.

Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center offers a number of activities. Join the “Over the Hill Choir” at 10 a.m. every Monday. In addition to weekly choir practice, the group performs for senior programs in the community. Karaoke is held at 12:30 p.m., every third Tuesday of the month. And a Good Old Time Country Music Show is from 1 until 3 p.m., every Thursday. Bring your acoustic instrument and join the performers or just come and listen. Call 758-9114 in advance if you wish join seniors for lunch. The center is at 2034 N. Mt. Juliet Road.

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 7463 Hickory Ridge Road, Mt. Juliet, has opened a food pantry available to those who have a need. The pantry is open the third Wednesday of every month, from 5 until 6:30 p.m., and is for all Wilson County residents. For information, call 444-2390.

Attention Veterans: If you need information or help filing for Veteran’s Benefits, contact the Veteran’s Service Office, Suite 106, Wilson County Courthouse, or call 444-2460.

Celebrate Recovery: Support for hurts, hang-ups and habits, meets from 7 until 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, at Fairview Church, the left-side entrance, on Leeville Pike, Lebanon. For information, contact Sonny Warmath at 707-0305.

Telephone Pioneers of America has Volume Number 1 and Volume Number 3 cookbooks for sale. All sales benefit the Pioneer Museum in Fiddlers Grove at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon. For information, call 449-1970 or 444-0940.

Lebanon Toastmasters meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce at 149 Public Square in 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 participate or partner 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. Matt Shoemaker, M.S., will be available for counseling at the church building on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. He sees children and adults. For information, call 547-4244.

Lebanon Friendship AL-ANON and ALATEEN Family Groups, for family and friends of alcoholics which meets at Our House at 115 North Greenwood Street, is changing the time of meetings to 7 p.m., Sundays and Thursdays. Contacts are Harriet at 444-2852 and Lynda at 444-8434.

Piecemakers Quilt Club meets on the second Thursday of each month at First United Methodist Church. The Knitting and Prayer Shawl Ministry meets every Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Craft Room of the Family Life Center, and Sit n’ Stitchers meet every Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Craft Room. For more information, call 443-2354 or 444-1182.

Wilson County Emergency Communications District “911” Board will hold an Operations Advisory Committee meeting at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 4, at the 911 office at 1611 West Main Street, Lebanon.

“Meet & Greet” with Bud Brandon, candidate for Circuit Court Clerk in the Aug. 7 election, will be from 4 until 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 5, at the Gladeville Community Center. Join them for brownies and ice cream.

Wilson County Commission’s Budget Committee will meet at 9 a.m., Thursday, June 5, in Conference Room 1, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon. The committee will not meet at 7 p.m. as originally scheduled.

Education Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 5, in Conference Room 1, courthouse.

Minutes Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 5, in Conference Room 1, courthouse.

Steering Committee will meet at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, June 5, in Conference Room 1, courthouse.

Lebanon Planning Commission will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, June 5, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.

Lebanon City Council’s work session planned for Thursday, June 5, has been cancelled.

Freedom Dinner will be 6 p.m., Thursday, June 5, at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center’s East-West Building. WKRN Political Analyst Steve Gill will emcee. Last year’s recipients will present awards to two people who have made a difference for the conservative cause in Tennessee. Tickets are $50 each or $300 for a sponsor table of six. Each ticket purchased will entitle the holder to be included in a drawing for an AR15 to be given away as a door prize. Call 754-4632 for a ticket or email Proceeds will be used for conservative candidates.

Joint Economic & Community Development Board of Wilson County Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, June 5, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session at 4 p.m., Friday, June 6, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon, to discuss medical/dental, P&C and worker’s compensation insurance and the fiscal year 2014-2015 budget. The board will meet in a special called session following the work session, if necessary, to approve the medical/dental, P&C and worker’s compensation insurance agreements, also at the Central Office.

Wilson County Road Commission will meet at 9 a.m., Friday, June 6, in the Road Commission office and will be immediately followed by the Urban Type Public Facilities Board in the same location.

Encore Theatre Company presents a free play at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 7, in Charlie Daniels Park, 1075 Charlie Daniels Pkwy., Mt. Juliet. The play, “So You Say You’re Not a Princess…” is presented in partnership with Acting Up! Theater Camp and is written, produced and directed by Camp Directors Breonna Parker and Renee Lierow. Bring a chair, blanket and picnic. The presentation is part of Summerfest 2014.

Lebanon Airport Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m., Monday, June 9, at Lebanon Municipal Airport, 760 Franklin Road.

By-laws Subcommittee of the Industrial Development Board will meet at 9 a.m., Tuesday, June 10, in the office of the Joint Economic & Community Development Board of Wilson County at 115 North Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Wilson County Democratic Women will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, at Wilson County Democratic Headquarters at 308 East Main Street, Lebanon. Help Center item will be toilet paper.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency will distribute USDA commodities from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 11, and from 9 a.m. until noon, Thursday, June 12, at Garden of Prayer Church, 1015 Bluebird Road, Lebanon.

“Jammin’ With the General” will be presented at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 12, a the Lebanon Public Square and will feature a display of cars in the center of the Square, compliments of the Antique Automobile Club of America which will hold is 2014 Grand National and SE Fall Dual Meet at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center that week. Headlining the June Jammin’ event will be Johnny Counterfit with opening acts Payton Taylor and Trisha Yearwood impersonator Corrie Cluck.

“Mt. Juliet Star” welcomes you to come and sing at the Relay For Life at Charlie Daniels Park on Saturday, June 14. Relay For Life will be noon until midnight, and the competition is from 7 until 8 p.m. Ages for participation are 8 and up with five age categories. Each contestant will have a container on stage and the audience will judge and contribute money to their favorite performer. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. For information, and to sign up, call or text Jim at (615) 545-7784.

Lebanon High School Class of 1964 will have its 50th class reunion at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 14, at the Lebanon Golf & Country Club. For information, contact Gayle Boyd at 476-2833 or

Sign up for free and confidential one-on-one counseling for existing and start-up small businesses with David R. Jose, small business counselor with TSBDC at Volunteer State Community College. He will be at the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce, 46 Caldwell Street, Mt. Juliet, Tuesday, June 17. Appointment times to meet with him are at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. To make your appointment, call Anita at the Chamber at 758-3478.

Celebrate Recovery 3rd Annual Community Cook-Out has been moved from Saturday, May 10, and will now be held Saturday, June 21, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., at Pavilion No. 1 at Don Fox Park in Lebanon. There will be food, drink, music and games. Admission is free. For information, call Sonny at 707-0305.

Wilson County Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6 p.m., Monday, July 7, at the Central Office a 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon. All items to be considered for the agenda must be emailed to Rose Ratagick at no later than noon, June 20.

To submit items for the calendar, you can mail them to The Wilson Post, 216 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon, Tenn. 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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