MACEDONIA FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDRAISER
The Macedonia Fire Department is having a chili supper with the fixings for $6 on Saturday, February 18, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Macedonia Community Center. Tickets will be sold for a chance to win a Boston butt, donated and cooked by Chris Chadwick, and a Remington Versa Max Rifle from Rock Hill Firearms. Winner of the Boston Butt will be drawn on February 18, while the winner of the rifle will be drawn at the cake walk on March 24. If interested in meal or tickets, please contact Charlotte at 731-415-8372 or Kathy at 731-415-6674.
UPCOMING CARROLL COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY EVENTS
Saturdays in February – Thanks to a grant from the Two Mauds Foundation, CCHS is offering cat spay/neuter vouchers for a Super Saturday sale price of $15. February 4, 11, 18 and 25, vouchers are available from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the shelter building located at 21822 Hwy 22 in McKenzie. Cash or check only, no plastic please. The participating vet clinic is Paris Vet Clinic.
Saturday, February 18 – CCHS will host an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast from 7-10 a.m. at the Carroll Bank & Trust community room in Huntingdon. Adults $7; $3 for children under ten.
VERY SPECIAL ARTS FESTIVAL CRUISE-IN
The Carroll Co. Very Special Arts Festival is hosting its inaugural VSAF Cruise-In on Saturday, March 18 at the Carroll County Civic Center in Huntingdon from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The free event, sponsored by Carroll County Schools and the Carroll County Technical Center, is designed to encourage and inspire students involved in the Automotive Technology classes at Carroll County Training Center and future automotive enthusiasts. Free dash plaques will be given to the first 100 cars. Door prizes will be drawn for throughout the meet. Rain date for the event is Saturday. March 25 at the Carroll County Technical Center located at 1235 Buena Vista Road, Huntingdon. For more information, contact Brandy Baumgardner (VSAF) at 731-986-4482 ext. 240 or Kenneth New (Cruise-In) at 731-986-8908 ext. 231.
VERY SPECIAL ARTS FESTIVAL
This year’s Very Special Arts Festival is Saturday, March 18 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Carroll County Civic Center. This day is set aside for the children of the county to enjoy free arts and crafts activities and stage performances. We will once again feature face painting, nutritious snacks, wearable crafts, and more. In conjunction with the Carroll County Technical Center, a car cruise-in will take place in the Civic Center parking lot.
Currently, we are in need of and taking reservations for arts and crafts booths and stage performances. School groups, church groups, civic organizations and individuals are all encouraged to participate in this exciting event for the people of Carroll County.
Please call 986-4482 ext. 240 for more information and to reserve your booth/performance time.
BETHEL UNIVERSITY WATER AEROBICS
Bethel University water aerobics is back! Come get in shape and have fun with us Tuesday at noon and Friday at 1:30 p.m. Each one-hour session is $3.
MCKENZIE INDUSTRIAL BOARD MEETS FEBRUARY 16
McKenzie Industrial Board meets Thursday, February 16, 6 p.m. at the former railroad depot, Bruce Street, McKenzie. The regular meeting date of February 14 is postponed to February 16.
BMH-HUNTINGDON DIABETES PROGRAM
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon is offering a free diabetes prevention program, Prevent T2, to Tennessee residents who meet certain criteria. It is designed to help those most at risk for diabetes and provides the tools needed to make healthy lifestyle choices. For 16 weeks, participants will meet weekly with program participants for weigh-ins, learn how to make healthier food choices, and exercise at least 150 minutes per week. These lifestyle changes may help participants lose weight, and have proven to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 58% in people at high risk. At the end of 16 weeks, you will then meet once a month for the next six months for support and to ensure successful habits take hold. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a part of the Centers of Disease Control and funded by the Tennessee Department of Health Project Diabetes Grant. Sign up today by contacting Cindy Cole, RN, at 731-986-7096 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MCKENZIE, CARROLL COUNTY UNITED NEIGHBORS
United Neighbors is accepting winter clothing at this time. Please be sure they are clean and in good condition. If the bin is full, please take items to other donation boxes.
Food: crackers, cereal, ravioli, spaghetti noodles, and evaporated milk.
Personal Hygiene: Deodorant, toothpaste and brushes, bar soap and shampoo.
Assistance and shopping are from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, and 9 a.m. until noon on Wednesday. We will be closed Wednesday afternoon and Friday and Saturday and Sunday.
Call 352-0547 with any questions. Donation hours: during store hours. Please no glass or boxes in the bin. Do not leave items outside!