Daily calendar for Saturday 16 October 2021 | Community
BIG SPRINGS COMMUNITY CLUB: Holds a monthly potluck at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month in the BSCC building.
MORNING CUP TOASTMASTER CLUB: Meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Vienna Coffee, 212 College St., Maryville. New invited members.
GOLD WING ROAD RIDERS ASSOCIATION: Meets the third Monday of the month at Shoney’s in Maryville. Meal at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. All motorcyclists are welcome.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN PICKLEBALL CLUB: If you want to exercise and meet other people, pickleball is offered in Blount County. It is a sport very popular with seniors. There are free training sessions. For more information, visit www.smokymountainpickleball.org/locations.
BLOUNT COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICES: Meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the Blount County 911 Center. ARES is a voluntary organization affiliated with the American Radio Relay League. All local active hams are welcome. For more information, contact Lou Dreinhoefer at 995-1588.
VETERANS LUNCH: The group meets at 11 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the bistro at the Asbury of Maryville clubhouse. For more information, contact Retired Captain Tom Teague at 789-5896 or Retired Master Sgt. Jim Watson at 389-1400.
BLOUNT COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION: Meets 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month, except September and December, at Maryville Church of Christ, 611 Sherwood Drive, Maryville. For more information, contact President Josh Chambers at 865-696-8080. The email address is [email protected]
Self-help, support groups
EDITOR’S NOTE: For a listing of Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Al-Ateen meetings, please check this section every Wednesday.
UT HOSPICE ADULT MOURNING SUPPORT GROUP: Meets at 3 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of the month at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 6500 Northshore Drive in Knoxville. Refreshments will be provided. For more information or to reserve a spot, call Brenda Fletcher at 865-544-6208.
HAVEN HOUSE: Offers an adult therapeutic support group and a children’s therapeutic support group on Mondays for victims and survivors of domestic violence, led by a licensed therapist. For more information, call the Outreach Office at 983-6818. A 24-hour crisis hotline is also available at 982-1087.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: An American Cancer Society self-help group providing support to people with cancer, their families and friends, meets at 6 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the First Presbyterian Church in Sevierville. For more information, call Alice Grady at 428-5834 or 1-800-ACS-2345.
DOORS TO HOPE MOURNING SUPPORT GROUP: Meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Cokesbury Conference Center in Knoxville. Contact Nancy Blackburn at 281-8373 for more information.