Union City: 731.885.0051
Speak Out: 731.503.9675
Below is a list of upcoming events in the Ken-Tenn area.
If you have something to add to this list, please call 731.587.9526.
Kill 12/23/2014 – Author Lyn Warner of Fancy Farm, Ky. will be signing copiers of her book, “Spiders in the Snow” on Tuesday December 23rd from 5 till 6 at Wonderland Books and Games on South Lindell St. in Martin.
LIFELINE BLOOD DRIVE LOCATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER:
18th – Dyersburg Electric – noon until 6
19th – Lowe’s, Union City – 1 until 6
23rd – Weakley County Library, Dresden – noon until 4:45
26th – DyersburgRegionalMedicalCenter – noon until 5
29th – FirstBaptistChurch, Bells, TN. – 2:30 until 6:30
30th – HenryCountyMedicalCenter, Paris – 9 til 11:30 and 12:30 until 4
Dyersburg Mall – noon until 6
31st – VolunteerCommunityHospital, Martin – 11 until 3
Kill 12/31/2014 – The DresdenSeniorCenter will host a New Year Eve Dance Party on Wednesday December 31st from 7 till 11. The Country Drive Band will be performing, admission is $6.
The Good Samaritan Health and Welfare Cancer Support Group will meet on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 at the Good Samaritan Wellness center in Martin. The meeting will include emotional and spiritual support for those who are suffering with cancer or from the loss of a loved one. Information is available by calling the good Samaritan Clinic in South Fulton at
479-2112. Cancer survivor Mary Russell will be leading the group.
The ObionCounty backpack program has a food drive, the last Saturday of each month. The backpack program sends food home with children on Friday’s that need food for the weekend. Items that can be donated are: Boxes of individual oatmeal, poptarts, cereal bars, crackers, pudding snacks, fruit snacks, raisins, individual bags of chips, popcorn, ramen noodles, zip lock bags, bottled water, Gatorade or juice boxes – anything that is healthy, easy to open and easy to fix. Supplies can be dropped off at Lowe’s in Union City. Your help is greatly appreciated.
The TennesseePoisonCenter reminds you the importance of keeping hazardous materials out of the reach of children and to teach children to ask an adult before eating or drinking anything.
Poisons can look like food or drink.
Save this number in your phone for emergency purposes and hope you never need it!
Young adults between the ages of 12 and 18. If you’ve dreamed about a career in aviation, space, or the military, you need to know more about the cadet program of Civil air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the US. Air Force. Fly, learn to lead, camp and push yourself to new limits. There is no future military requirement, but you can find out more go to gocivilairpatrol.com or you can call Captain Sylvia Mallard 731-514-7253, or at facebook.com/TN195.
If you have expired, unused or unwanted prescriptions at your home, the Obion County Prevention Coalition and the Union City Police Department now offers a permanent drop box at the Union City Police Department.