PAWS FOR A CAUSE 5K
The Paws for a Cause 5K series in McKenzie is Sunday, March 4 from 10 a.m.-Noon at the city park, 570 Como Street. This family/ dog friendly event is a must have on your racing/walking calendar. This 5K will benefit the Carroll County Humane Society. Bring your dogs, on a leash, and help support CCHS, get some exercise and have some fun!
All registrants receive a custom finishers medal and T-shirt along with some great swag. Most importantly, you will be helping to raise funds for CCHS and help support its mission. Get all the details and register at www.pfac5k.run.
Paws for a Cause 5K benefits local animal welfare charities across the country. Sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka and their Vodka for Dog People program, the event series brings communities together for a day of fun, all in support of our furry friends.
SINGING AT UMC MCLEMORESVILLE
The Bethel Renaissance Quartet will sing at United Methodist Church, 1800 College Street, McLemoresville, on January 28 at 6 p.m. A potluck dinner is at 5 p.m. Come and enjoy the fun, everyone is invited.
FIRST BAPTIST IN BRUCETON CHILI SUPPER
The First Baptist Church-Bruceton, 30960 Broad Street, is hosting a chili supper and silent bake sale auction Saturday, January 27 from 4-7 p.m. The meal costs $5. The silent bake auction will follow after the meal. For more information, call 731-586-4212 or visit www.firstbaptistbruceton.com.
MCKENZIE’S ANNUAL CHOCOLATE TOUR
McKenzie’s annual Chocolate Tour is Friday, February 3. Tickets are $5 and will be sold in advance. Ticket holders will vote for the best chocolates, and the winners will be recognized. To participate or for more information, call Jennifer Waldrup at 731-352-2292.
MCKENZIE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING RESCHEDULED
The McKenzie Special School District Board of Education monthly meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 6 had be changed to Thursday, February 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the board office at 114 Bell Avenue.
FOSTER CARE OPEN HOUSE
Youth Villages, 412 Tyson Avenue, Paris, will host a foster care open house Tuesday, February 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Donna Goodman at 731-660-6767, 731-988-8776 or donna. firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact the Paris office at 731-641-4141.
COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO MEET
The Carroll County Election Commission meets Tuesday, January 23 2018, 6:30 p.m., for its quarterly business meeting. The meeting will be in the Election Commission Office at 625 High Street, Suite 113, Huntingdon.
The agenda includes: discussing poll workers for 2018 elections; discussing the May 1, 2018 Republican Primary; and, open the floor for a public forum. If you wish to address the County Election Commission, during the meeting, please contact the Election Office at least 24 hours before the meeting to appear on the agenda.
HISTORY OF CARROLL COUNTY GUITAR MEN II
“The History of Carroll County- Guitar Men II” is Tuesday, January 23 at McKenzie’s Park Theatre at 6 p.m. This forum is a continuation of The first “Guitar Men” show presented in November 2017. Notable musicians to be highlighted include Glyn Jones, Don Page, Sammy Butler and Dale and Leslie Cooper.
HEATHER LAND AT PARK THEATRE
Heather Land is bringing her performance to McKenzie’s Park Theater on Thursday, February 8, 2018, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
For tickets, visit Eventbrite, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ heather-land-i-aint-doing-it-tickets- 41345276836?aff=efbevent.
Heather Land – “I Ain’t Doin It” has a knack for finding the funny out of the frustrating. Leaving no stone (or people) left unturned, she hilariously unravels everyday events that cause us to laugh, not only at each other, but more often than not, ourselves. From ex-husbands to failed diets, her ability to deliver consistent comedy in a self-deprecating style has made her adored by millions of people of all ages.
CARROLL COUNTY TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT
The McKenzie Table Tennis Club will host the “Best of Carroll County” Table Tennis Tournament on Saturday, February 17 at 10 a.m. at the McKenzie Farmers Market Building. The event is for Carroll County residents. Entry fee is $10; trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers. Entries must be received by Wednesday, February 14. For more information, contact Chris Edlin at 731-352-0158.
MCKENZIE ARTS, CRAFTS CLUB
The McKenzie Arts and Crafts Club meets every Tuesday evening at the McKenzie Farmers Market. Anyone interested in sketching, painting, drawing or creating crafts is welcome. Beginners and experienced artists are both needed. For more information, contact 731-352-0158.
LONG HEIGHTS PERISHABLE FOOD GIVEAWAY
Long Heights Baptist Church Perishable Food Giveaways are on the second and fourth Wednesday night each month at 8 p.m. at the church located at 260 Old Paris Road in McKenzie.
MCKENZIE INDUSTRIAL BOARD MEETS MONTHLY
McKenzie Industrial Board meets the second Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m., in the former railroad depot building.
PING PONG IN MCKENZIE
Come to the McKenzie Farmers Market, 2451 Cedar Street, every Monday at 6 p.m. for Ping Pong. Beginners and experts are welcome, just show up with a paddle. There is no cost.
OVERCOMERS SUPPORT GROUP
Overcomers is a support group to help individuals and families overcome and manage addiction, anger, depression, codependency and alcoholism. Overcomers meet every Tuesday night at Overflow Church from 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. For more information, contact Cruz Legens at 731-514-8902 or Erin Legens at 731-514-9255.
AA MEETINGS AT MCKENZIE HOSPITAL
McKenzie Regional Hospital is sponsoring Alcoholic Anonymous on Sundays, 8-9 and Wednesdays, 8-9. For information, phone Robert H. at 731-4182772 or George P. at 731-418-2243.
MCKENZIE-CARROLL COUNTY UNITED NEIGHBORS
United Neighbors is accepting winter clothing at this time. Please be sure those 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. The store is closed Wednesday afternoon and Friday-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!