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Hillcrest Baptists Church Soup, Sandwich & Service Ministry of a Free Meal on the 1st Thursday of each month will be at Sergeants’ Park, 120 East Central Avenue, LaFollette, TN.  This month’s free meal consists of hot dogs, chili buns, chips, an apple, a desert cake and ice cold water.  Everyone is welcome.  Come and fellowship with us.

Jellico Rescue Squad will be having a Yard Sale on July 3rd and 4th starting at 9 am till ?? At the Jellico Rescue Squad Building. Rain or shine.

Early Voting is Friday, July 13 through Saturday, July 28.

Happy Paws Kittens Rescue is a Non-Profit dedicated to finding homes for cats and kittens in East Tennessee.  For more info call 865.765.3400

Pregnancy Help Center 300 W. Beech Street (Rec. Center) Needs women volunteers contact April Ray 437.3416

Campbell County Habitat for Humanity holds a Volunteer meeting that is open to the public every 3rd Tuesday each month at 7p.m. at the LaFollette United Methodist Church potluck at 6:30p.m.

Parent’s Morning Out!  La Follette United Methodist Church has openings currently available Tuesday and Thursday 8:30a.m. till 1:30p.m.  For more information call 562-7348.  A program that meets the developmental needs of children ages 2 to 5.

Anyone is invited to attend the Celebrate Recovery program at White Oak Parent Resource Center. Meetings are on Tuesday nights beginning with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Jellico Highway Church of God on 25W will be having a Free Food Give-Away on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. It is on a first-come, first-served bases. Rev. Daryl Reese, Pastor.  

Pink PALS is a breast cancer support group. It’s where women meet every month to share stories, valuable information, and support for one another in the fight against breast cancer. The meeting place is First Baptist Church in LaFollette on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. For more information, please call 423.494.7080.

The Lions Club meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at the Presbyterian Church.  Meal time is a 6p.m. meeting time is 6:30p.m.  If you are interested in becoming a member or would like more information call 566-3975.

Shelter is available for domestic violence victims.  Emergency shelter is now ready call 562-8325.

Clearfork Utility District Board Meeting Scheduled for June 21 has been postponed until further notice

The Caryville Order of The Eastern Star #415 will have a Spaghetti Dinner June 23 from 4-6pm at the Jacksboro Masonic Lodge.  You can eat in or carry out

Stony Fork School Reunion is July 7 10-3pm at Cove Lake Park Shelter Number One

 

COME ENJOY A WEEK OF FUN AT GALILEE BIBLE CAMP!

Summer Camp at Camp Galilee is an experience that stays with you for the rest of your life. From the fellowship to the almost unending list of activities, the week is filled with non stop fun and friendship. Most importantly it is a time for our youth to be able to learn about and connect with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Our main focus is teaching campers the importance of a relationship with Jesus Christ. All campers will get to experience contemporary worship styles with fun and engaging Bible songs, dynamic speakers, close-knit small groups, quiet time, scripture memory, and competitive quizzing.

All overnight camps utilize the resources of Norris Lake, offering swimming, water slide, water trampoline, canoeing, kayaking and paddle boats. Campers also get to participate in archery, air-soft guns, a traversing wall and many other games and activities.

Camp Schedule:

Day Camp (completed K-2nd grade may participate) JUNE 19-22

Children’s Camp, (completed 1-3rd grade may participate) JULY 3-7

Middle School Camp, (completed 6th-7th grade may participate) JULY 16-21

Junior Camp (completed 4th-5th grade may participate) July 24-28.

Download a registration form from www.galileebiblecamp.org or contact us at 423-562-4910

 

Imagine Dance Studio Summer Camps

Rock Star Camp: June 25th-28th, ages 7-10

Technuque Camp: Juky 9th-12th, ages 11-20

For more information and to register, call (423) 562-0056 or visit Imagine Dance Studio at 122 Starz Lane, Jacksboro

 

Children’s Center Summer Camp

June 4 through July 27 (No camp July 4, 24, 25)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday  8am to Noon  Ages 4-12.  Breakfast and Lunch provided LaFollette Community Center (old West LaFollette School), Beech Street, Library/Splash Park

 

Afternoon Arts with Postmark LaFollette

June 4 through July 27 (No camp July 4)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Noon to 4pm

Ages 4-14.

Lunch and all materials provided

LaFollette Community Center (old West LaFollette School), Beech Street

(Weekly art projects such as: Appalachian rag rugs, Origami Terrariums, Dream Catchers, Personalized Art Project Boxes, Puppetry, Recycled object rhythm instrument)

 

Postmark LaFollette Theatre Camp

June 4 through August 2 (No camp July 4, 24)

Tues, Wed, Thursday

Noon to 4pm

Ages 10-14

Lunch provided

LaFollette Community Center (old West LaFollette School), Beech Street

(Theatre Camp will be divided into four focus areas:

Script development and staging

Design & technology: set, lights, props, costumes, sound

Marketing/budget/box office

Performers/crew

Theater Camp will extend through Performance dates TO BE ANNOUNCED)

Postmark LaFollette Open Studio Art Classes

June 11 to July 27 (No camp July 2, 6)

12 sessions

Monday, Friday

Noon-2:30pm

Ages 10-17

(Classes will feature independent work on a theme with guidance from a professional artist/teacher.  Participants will use medium such as acrylics, pen & ink, charcoal, and colored pencil).

 

Caryville Public Library Summer Reading Program

Kick Off/Final Registration: Friday, June 1st

​Pre-K: Thursdays @ 10:30 AM

​K-4th grade: Wednesdays @ 2:30 PM

​5th- 8th grade: Tuesdays @ 2:30 PM

​9th-12th grade: Mondays @ 2:30 PM

​Adult: Fri. June 8th & Fri. June 22nd @ 4:00 PM

​Family Day: Friday June 15th @ 4:00 PM

​Finale: June 29th @ 12:00 PM

Find out more information and register (here) or visit Caryville Public Library (4839 Old Hwy 63, Caryville)

LaFollette Public Library Summer Reading Program

June 22nd: Magician Gene Cordova

June 29th: Grand Finale!

LaFollette Summer Reading Program begins at 10am, each Friday in June. Free program and free lunch after to be eaten at LaFollette Splash Park. To register, visit the LaFollette Public Library or call (423-562-5154)

 

LaFollette Utilities

Have you heard about the Caring Neighbors program at LaFollette Utilities? According to lub.org, Caring Neighbors is a program sponsored by LaFollette Utilities to help customers who are less fortunate pay their utility bills. Funds for the program come from voluntary contributions made by customers each month or as a one-time donation. It is an emergency assistance fund. It is not intended to be an ongoing source of extra income, but a temporary help to be used for paying utility bills.

LaFollette Utilities collects the funds and an independent Board of Directors certifies the eligibility of the recipients and disburses the funds, all of which goes directly toward helping less fortunate residential customers.

Who Receives Help?

Those eligible to receive help through Caring Neighbors are those on limited, fixed incomes; the handicapped; the medically disabled; and those not currently economically self-sufficient. The number of persons who can be helped depends on how much the rest of us are willing to give.

How do I join?

You can donate $1, $2, or more each month, conveniently added to your utility bill. Or, you can make a one-time donation.

Find out more information and fill out a Caring Neighbor application by clicking (here) and visiting LUB’s website.   Thank you, LaFollette Utilities, for being a Chamber Partner in 2018!

 

 

Friday night features

Faith Promise Church presents Friday Night Features every Friday in June

Chamber Partner Faith Promise Church presents Friday Night Features every Friday in June at 9:15pm at Sergeant Park in LaFollette!! Bring your crew for this fun, FREE family event. The event kicks off this Friday, June 1st, with Harry Potter, rated PG.

Featured presentations

June 22nd: The Jungle Book

June 29th: Pirates of the Caribbean

 

 

TCAT

TCAT to Offer Financial Services Program Fall 2018

We are excited to announce a new program offering with Chamber Member TN. College of Applied Technology – Administrative Office Technology Program. Starting September 4, 2018, the Financial Services Program will be available to students.

The Financial Services Program will offer training in: •Teller basics ◦Know how to manage/maintain your cash drawer.

◦Issue negotiable instruments, including cashier’s checks, money orders, and traveler’s checks.

◦Understand bank services and products: loans, savings clubs, tax deposits, utility payments and bearer bond coupons and US Savings Bonds.

  • Understanding bank products ◦Know the key departments that comprise a bank and how the employees in those departments work together with tellers.

◦Recognize the different types of products and services offered by the bank.

Financial functions ◦Demonstrate knowledge of basic accounting principles.

◦Understand rules of debit and credit.

◦Define and recognize basic accounting forms and financial statements.

  • Business communications ◦Demonstrate effective listening and speaking skills.

◦Produce and distribute business messages (positive, negative, persuasive, etc.).

◦Demonstrate sensitivity in communicating with a diverse workforce.