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TODAY

TOPS

• The Tellico Village Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Chota Recreation Center. All are invited. For more information, contact Kathy Dooley at dooleykd@mac.com or 415-304-7772.

Parenting class

• Free nurturing parenting classes are available 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays at Helen Ross McNabb Center, 1475 Simpson Road West, Lenoir City. For more information or to register, call Dee Priser at 865-523-8695, ext. 2043.

THURSDAY

Chamber board

• The Loudon County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Loudon County Visitors Bureau on U.S. Highway 321 in Lenoir City.

Loudon Lions

• The Loudon Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Lions Club pavilion in Loudon.

American Legion

  • American Legion and Auxiliary Post 70 meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the War Memorial Building on B Street in Lenoir City.

Rummikub Club

• The Rummikub Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday at Chota Recreation Center. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call Tom Conrad at 865-274-9549.

Tellico Lake Rotary

• The Rotary Club of Tellico Lake meets at noon the second, third, fourth and fifth Thursdays of the month at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. For more information, call John Everson at 423-884-3369.

AA for women

• An Alcoholics Anonymous group for women meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. The church also holds open AA meetings at 7 p.m. Monday and Friday at the church. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Men’s fellowship

• A Christian men’s fellowship breakfast is held 8-9 a.m. Thursdays at the Tanasi Golf Course clubhouse. All are welcome. For more information, call Larry Denney at 865-408-9725 or Bob Ericson at 865-458-9877.

Weight Watchers

• Weight Watchers meets at 3 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, contact Sandi Pitcher at 978-621-7315 or wwsandi@gmail.com.

Democratic party

• The Loudon County Democratic Party holds a monthly meeting and open discussion at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Lenoir City Municipal Building, 530 Highway 321 N., Lenoir City. For more information, contact loudondems@lcdptn.org or facebook.com/LoudonDems.

Mah Jongg play

• Mah Jongg open play is held 1-4 p.m. the first, third and fifth Thursday of each month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Carolyn Neely at 865-458-1323.

FRIDAY

Dulcimer Club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1-3 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-385-8280 or Kathie Garzony at 865-458-6315.

Loudon AA

• An open Alcoholics Anonymous group for men and women meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Closed women’s AA

• A closed Women’s Alcoholic’s Anonymous meeting will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in room 1A in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 540-335-6049 or 815-245-0248.

Scrapbooking

• The Tellico Village Scrapbook Group meets at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, contact Linda Goodman at 865-408-1178 or goodman_linda@charter.net.

SATURDAY

Boat Rides 4 Vets

• Boat Rides 4 Vets will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tellico and Fort Loudoun lakes. Headquarters for the event is the WindRiver marina. The event is sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135. For more information, call 865-458-2792.

Ruff Reading

• Ruff Reading is offered 10-11 a.m. Saturdays by appointment at The Public Library at Tellico Village. The program involves a child reading to a specially trained H.A.B.I.T dog and is available for young children and/or guests or grandchildren who might enjoy the experience. For more information, email Mary Ann Blank at blank.maryann@gmail.com.

MONDAY

Tellico Village AA

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 865-458-1516.

Loudon AA

• An open Alcoholics Anonymous group for men and women meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Dulcimer Club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 4:15-6:30 p.m. Mondays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-385-8280 or Kathie Garzony at 865-458-6315.

Church Crafters

• The Tellico Village Community Church Crafters meet 9:30 a.m.-noon Mondays at the Community Church at Tellico Village. Anyone is welcome to join.

Village Singers

• The Tellico Village Singers meet 2:30-4:30 p.m. Mondays at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. For more information, contact Jan Sampson at 865-207-1040 or janteachersampson@gmail.com.

Mah Jongg play

• Mah Jongg open play is held 1-4 p.m. the second, third, fourth and fifth Monday of each month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Carolyn Neely at 865-458-1323.

TUESDAY

Recovery program

• Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, will be 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the War Memorial Building in Lenoir City. Guest speakers will be former inmate Robert Gibson and Jan McCoy, who lost her son to an overdose. Music will be by Common Clay. RSVP at 865-237-8406 or carlotta.newbeginnings@gmail.com.

Civil war presentation

• Gerald Augustus, Civil War Roundtable representative, will present “The Big and the Little: Revolvers and Artillery in the Civil War” 11 a.m.-noon at The Public Library at Tellico Village. Reservations for the free event can be made by calling 865-458-5199. A second session by Augustus will be offered Aug. 27.

Greenway walk

• Loudon County Health Improvement Council will host a walk on the greenway at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Complimentary peanuts and bottled water will be available. Meet at the entrance to the greenway across from the Pilot on Broadway in Lenoir City. For more information, call 865-986-0833.

Loudon Rotary

• Loudon Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Z Fish House, 846 Mulberry St., Loudon. For more information, call Tracie Littleton at 865-458-5862.

Bridge play

• A bridge group plays 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Mary Cary at 865-657-0636.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21

Ford Club trip

The Ford Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Welcome Center to go to the Everhart lumber yard in Tellico Plains and then eat lunch at Tellicafe. For more information, call Jo Ellen Campbell at 865-408-0051.

Library presentation

• Dr. Mag Abdu, physical therapist at Advanced Physiotherapy Clinic, will discuss signs and symptoms of “frozen shoulder” and how therapy can help 1-2 p.m. at The Public Library at Tellico Village. To sign up for the free presentation, call 865-458-5199.

Women’s connection

• The Christian Women’s Connection will meet for a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Country Kinfolk in Lenoir City. Sarah Campbell will sing for the group, and Linda Cloer from Dahlonega, Ga., will be the guest speaker on “Finding Life’s Answers When the Glass Slipper Shatters,” a message of hope and strength through tough times. The cost is $12 inclusive. To make a reservation by Aug. 16, contact Maj Juillerat at 703-622-4271 or cwcloudon@yahoo.com.

Village POA

• The Tellico Village Property Owners Association meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Yacht Club.

Loudon housing

• Loudon Housing Authority meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month at 124 Pathkiller Trail, Loudon.

Good Sam board

• The Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County Board of Directors meets at 9 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month at 119 A St., Lenoir City.

Bluegrass jam

• A bluegrass jam is held 7-9 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Chota Recreation Center. All levels of acoustic instruments are welcome. For more information, call 865-657-9465.

Amateur Radio Club

• The Tellico Lake Amateur Club meets at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Brad Berger at 865-557-3456.

VFW

• VFW Post 12135 in Tellico Village meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month on the top floor of the Yacht Club. For more information, visit http://www.tellicovillagevfwpost.org.

TOPS

• The Tellico Village Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Chota Recreation Center. All are invited. For more information, contact Kathy Dooley at dooleykd@mac.com or 415-304-7772.

Parenting class

• Free nurturing parenting classes are available 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays at Helen Ross McNabb Center, 1475 Simpson Road West, Lenoir City. For more information or to register, call Dee Priser at 865-523-8695, ext. 2043.

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

Tellico Lake Rotary

• The Rotary Club of Tellico Lake meets at noon the second, third, fourth and fifth Thursdays of the month at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. For more information, call John Everson at 423-884-3369.

AA for women

• An Alcoholics Anonymous group for women meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. The church also holds open AA meetings at 7 p.m. Monday and Friday at the church. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Men’s fellowship

• A Christian men’s fellowship breakfast is held 8-9 a.m. Thursdays at the Tanasi Golf Course clubhouse. All are welcome. For more information, call Larry Denney at 865-408-9725 or Bob Ericson at 865-458-9877.

Weight Watchers

• Weight Watchers meets at at 3 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, contact Sandi Pitcher at 978-621-7315 or wwsandi@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

Dulcimer Club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1-3 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-385-8280 or Kathie Garzony at 865-458-6315.

Loudon AA

• An open Alcoholics Anonymous group for men and women meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Closed women’s AA

• A closed Women’s Alcoholic’s Anonymous meeting will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in room 1A in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 540-335-6049 or 815-245-0248.

Scrapbooking

• The Tellico Village Scrapbook Group meets at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, contact Linda Goodman at 865-408-1178 or goodman_linda@charter.net.

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

Ruff Reading

• Ruff Reading is offered 10-11 a.m. Saturdays by appointment at The Public Library at Tellico Village. The program involves a child reading to a specially trained H.A.B.I.T dog and is available for young children and/or guests or grandchildren who might enjoy the experience. For more information, email Mary Ann Blank at blank.maryann@gmail.com.