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TODAY

Ford retirees

• The Ford Retiree’s Club will hold a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Tanasi Golf Course restaurant. Featured guest speaker Ford Atlantic Regional Manager Patrick O’Neill will discuss company business. All Ford Motor Company retirees are invited. For more information, call Bart Hogarth at 734-756-6619.

WATeR meeting

• The Watershed Association of the Tellico Reservoir will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Community Church at Tellico Village. Guest speaker will be Sequoyah Birthplace Museum Director Charlie Rhodarmer, who will present “The Trail of the Syllabary.” WATeR members will also share progress on monitoring water quality in the lake, keeping the lake as clean as possible and ongoing maintenance work on the East Lakeshore Trail.

Mah Jongg play

• Mah Jongg open will play will be offered 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays in room C of Chota Recreation Center. Please wear your name tag, no food and bring your own drink and game. All players must know how to play through the National Mah Jongg League guidelines. For more information, call Carolyn Neely at 865-458-1323.

Bridge lessons

• Bridge lessons will be offered at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Gary Crawford at 865-657-9284 or Tom Paul at 865-458-3299.

Bunco

• Bunco is available 1-3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in room D at Chota Recreation Center. Please wear a name tag. Cost is $3. All are welcome. For more information, call Louise Williams at 321-482-7567.

Veteran walk

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 will host a veteran walk 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays in front of the Wellness Center. All U.S. military veterans and their family members are welcome.

Conservative club

• Conservative Club of Tellico meets at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. Everyone in surrounding communities is welcome. Each week the club has prominent keynote speakers who address local and state issues. For more information, call John Martz at 865-657-3377.

Cruising club

• The Tellico Cruising Club meets at 5 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Yacht Club. A social hour will take place at 5 p.m., and the club meeting begins at 6 p.m. All Tellico Lake boaters are welcome. For more information, call commander Wayne Geoffrey at 734-812-0858.

Mah Jongg

• Mah Jongg for all player levels is 2-5 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Betty Fortune at 937-681-6764.

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, call Marie Decess at 865-458-3703 or Mary Ann Clayton at 865-250-8732.

THURSDAY

Ladies book club

• The Tellico Village Ladies Book Club will meet at 10:45 a.m. for lunch at the Tanasi Golf Course restaurant, followed by discussion at noon for “The Lost Girls of Paris” by Pam Jenoff. Jean Dowd will facilitate the book. All women who enjoy reading are welcome to attend. For more information, email Mary Garner at mhgarnertn@yahoo.com.

VFW Veterans Day

• The 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. VFW Post 12135 will hold a Veterans Day ceremony 4-6 p.m. at the Yacht Club. The ceremony will include a presentation of colors, keynote speaker retired Gen. Doug Brown, flag-folding demonstration, presentation and explanation of the MIA/POW table, recognition of veterans from all eras and patriotic songs from the 20-person ensemble “The Tellico Voices.” The event is free, but seats are limited. Send an RSVP to MelissaUSMCRet@gmail.com.

GriefShare

• Griefshare, a 13-week Christian-oriented bereavement group, will meet 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays at the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 865-458-1516.

Chicago bridge

• Chicago bridge play takes place at 1 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Gary Crawford at 865-657-9284.

Housing Authority

• Lenoir City Housing Authority, 101 Oakwood Drive, Lenoir City, meets at 11 a.m. the second Thursday of the month. For more information, call 865-986-8707.

Visitors Bureau

• The Loudon County Visitors Bureau board of directors meets at 7:30 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Loudon County Visitors Bureau on U.S. Highway 321 in Lenoir City.

Committee of 100

• Lenoir City Committee of 100 meets at noon the second Thursday of the month at The Venue at Lenoir City.

Chat with POA rep

• A chat with a Tellico Village Property Owners Association representative is held by appointment the second Thursday of each month at the Welcome Center. For more information, call 865-458-7095.

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 4 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 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. All are welcome. For more information, call Bob Ericson at 865-458-9877 or Larry Denney at 865-250-9692.

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.

FRIDAY

Guitar club

• The Tellico Village Guitar Club meets Fridays on the top floor of the Yacht Club. Intermediate workshops begin at 10:30 a.m., advanced workshops begin at 11:30 a.m. and beginner workshops begin at 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Rich Grech at 865-408-1569 or rich8899@charter.net.

Village Quilters

• The Village Quilters group holds a social time at 9:15 a.m., followed by a 9:30 a.m. meeting, the second Friday of the month at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. Guest speaker Deb Heatherly will present a talk on her Creative Grids tools along with a trunk show. Tickets for the December luncheon will be on sale for $25. For more information, visit http://www.villagequilters.com.

Dulcimer club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center and 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 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, contact Linda Goodman at 865-408-1178 or goodman_linda@charter.net.

SATURDAY

Bake sale

• St. Thomas Council of Catholic Women will sponsor a bake sale 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 1580 St. Thomas Way, Lenoir City. Food can be dropped off noon-4 p.m. Friday at the parish life center. All proceeds go to the annual Catholic Women donation program. For more information, contact Linda Foster at 217-348-8288 and fostersincharleston@gmail.com or Karen Vacaliuc at 865-386-5784 or kvacaliuc@gmail.com.

Hand and Foot

• Open play for Hand and Foot is 11 a.m. Saturdays at Chota Recreation Center. This is ideal for players of all experience levels who want to meet new people and have fun. Play time for visitors begins at 1 p.m. For more information, call Karen Ressler at 865-657-9894.

Breakfast with Vets

• Breakfast with Vets, a monthly gathering for all active-duty military veterans, meets at 8:30 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. For more information, email Brian Mitchell at bmitchell001@comcast.net.

MONDAY

Mah Jongg open play

• Mah Jongg open will play will be offered 1-4 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month in room B of Chota Recreation Center. Please wear your name tag, no food and bring your own drink and game. All players must know how to play through the National Mah Jongg League guidelines. For more information, call Carolyn Neely at 865-458-1323.

Duplicate bridge

• Duplicate bridge play takes place at 5 p.m. Mondays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Tom Paul at 865-458-3299.

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.

TUESDAY

Play dominos

• Mexican Train Dominos is offered 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the first and third Tuesday and noon-2 p.m. the first and third Thursday at Chota Recreation Center. All are welcome. For more information, call Marcia Wojnowiak at 630-651-2385.

Tellico Kiwanis

• The Kiwanis Club of Tellico Village meets at 11:30 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month for a meeting and lunch at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. All are welcome.

MS support group

• A multiple sclerosis support group meets at 11 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call Pat Garrett at 423-884-3894 or Vicky St. John at 513-477-0453.

Dulcimer club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center and 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.

Cross County Patriots

• The Cross County Patriots Tea Party meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at Calhoun’s, 4550 City Park Drive, Lenoir City. An optional dinner takes place at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.crosscountypatriots.webs.com or contact Wayne Schnell at 865-816-3909 or wayne_schnell@hotmail.com.

Loudon Rotary

• Loudon Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Blairland Baptist Church, 730 Steekee St., Loudon. For more information, call Ty Ross at 865-936-7059.

TASS meeting

• Tellico Area Service Systems meets at noon the third Tuesday of the month at the TASS offices in Vonore.

NOV. 17

Bluegrass jam

• A bluegrass jam is held 4-6 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Andy Hadjian at 865-657-9465.

Bridge lessons

• Bridge lessons will be offered at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Gary Crawford at 865-657-9284 or Tom Paul at 865-458-3299.

Veteran walk

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 will host a veteran walk 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays in front of the Wellness Center. All U.S. military veterans and their family members are welcome.

Conservative club

• Conservative Club of Tellico meets at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. Everyone in surrounding communities is welcome. Each week the club has prominent keynote speakers who address local and state issues. For more information, call John Martz at 865-657-3377.

Mah Jongg open play

• Mah Jongg open will play will be offered 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays in room C of Chota Recreation Center. Please wear your name tag, no food and bring your own drink and game. All players must know how to play through the National Mah Jongg League guidelines. For more information, call Carolyn Neely at 865-458-1323.

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 8:30 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.

Amateur Radio Club

• The Tellico Lake Amateur Club meets at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month on Zoom. For more information, visit www.tlarc.org.

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, call Marie Decess at 865-458-3703 or Mary Ann Clayton at 865-250-8732.

NOV. 18

Welcome orientation

• The Tellico Village HomeOwners Association will hold a welcome orientation 6:30-8 p.m. on the fifth floor of the Yacht Club. For more information, email Christie Bruns at christiebtv@gmail.com.

Firearms class

• Shooting Sports and Classes will hold a Tennessee enhanced permit class at the Yacht Club. For more information, email opfi45acp@earthlink.net.

Play dominos

• Mexican Train Dominos is offered 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the first and third Tuesday and noon-2 p.m. the first and third Thursday at Chota Recreation Center. All are welcome. For more information, call Marcia Wojnowiak at 630-651-2385.

GriefShare

• Griefshare, a 13-week Christian-oriented bereavement group, will meet 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays at the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 865-458-1516.

Chicago bridge

• Chicago bridge play takes place at 1 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Gary Crawford at 865-657-9284.

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 first and 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

• The Rummikub Club meets 6-8 p.m. the third Thursday at Chota Recreation Center. The time change remains in effect through Dec. 16. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call 865-657-9052.

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 4 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 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. All are welcome. For more information, call Bob Ericson at 865-458-9877 or Larry Denney at 865-250-9692.

Weight Watchers

• Weight Watchers meets 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, email loudondems@lcdptn.org or visit facebook.com/LoudonDems.