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04/23/2019 – The Fox Meadows Block Party in Union City will be Tuesday beginning at 5. There will be food trucks, a bounce house, music and a cake walk. All are welcome.
04/23/2019 – The Obion County Public Library is hosting a Family Trivia Night at the Library at 6:00 Tuesday night. Teams will need 4 members to play, and space is limited!
04/24/2019 – Attorney’s Jason Jackson and Ronny Dukes of West Tennessee Legal Services will be speaking on Wednesday at the Dresden Senior Center. They will be providing information about free services available to senior citizens at 10:30 that morning. Lunch will be served immediately after.
04/25/2019 – The Dresden Senior Center will host a Monthly Dance on Thursday evening from 7 to 10. Larry Morgan and Kenny Presley will be the entertainment. Admission is $6 and comes with dinner.
4/27/19 Saturday – the U T Martin Chapter Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is having Blue Revue Gala Celebrating Women of Influence beginning at 6 at the UTM Boling Center Ballroom. Scholarships will be presented along with the award for woman of the year from the Martin / Weakley County / Milan Community and dinner. Tickets can be purchased from Marsha Davis, her email is marsha d at u t m dot e d u . Individual tickets are $65, Couples $100 or a table of 8 for $450.
04/28/2019 – The First Weakley County Arts Info Meeting will be held on Sunday at 4 in the Westview High School Band Room. All in the community are invited to participate with ideas to make a real change in the lives of children.
05/01/2019 – Bethel University is hosting a career fair Wednesday from 10-2 at 302B Tyson Avenue in Paris. It is open to the public.
05/04/2019 – First Citizens National Bank and Whites & Associates is sponsoring the 2019 Miss Hope for a Cure Pageant benefitting the Hometown Walk of Hope Saturday at the Masquerade Theater in Union City. The entry fee is $25 for early entry and $35 on the day of the pageant. For more information, contact First Citizens National Bank or Whites & Associates.
5/4/19 – Saturday – Miss Hope for a Cure Beauty Pageant will be held at Masquerade Theatre in Union City beginning at 10am. All proceeds benefit the Walk of Hope. $25 for early entry – deadline is May 3rd or $35 on the day of the pageant. This pageant is for ladies from the Obion County AND surrounding areas from birth to 21 years of age. Entry forms may be picked up at First Citizens Bank, White and Associates Insurance or Thunderbolt Broadcasting studios in Union City
5/16/19 Thursday – Kiwanis Club of Union City is having Burgers in the Park from 11 until 1 at Kiwanis Park in Union City. For only $5 you get a fresh grilled burger, chips, drink and dessert. All proceeds benefit children in our community. In case of rain, this will be held at the Farmer’s Market located beside the Chamber of Commerce.
The Senior Community Service Employment Program is helping low income seniors 55 and older find work to supplement their income. If you are a senior in Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Henry, Gibson, Lake, Lauderdale, Obion or Weakley counties who need work can call 587-4213 to see if they can assist you.
Northwest Tennessee Human Resource Agency is offering employment assistance to government and non-profit agencies by placing senior citizens to work to develop skills needed for future employment. NWTHRA handles the payroll while you offer on the job training. If you are a business in Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Henry, Gibson, Lake, Lauderdale, Obion or Weakley counties and you need help in your office, call 587-4213
The Weakley County Prevention Coalition is reminding you to keep track of your medication. Count your pills every two weeks, lock them up; and if you have any extra or unused medication, make sure to drop it off at either the Martin Police Dept., Greenfield Police Dept., Weakley County Sheriff’s Office, Sharon City Hall, or UTM’s Crisp Hall. “It Only Makes Sense.”
Smiles on Seniors (SOS) Lunch Bunch meets the first Monday of each month in the Pizza Hut meeting room at 11:30 at North Highland Drive in Fulton. Everyone 55 and older is encouraged to attend.
The Dresden Senior Citizens’ Center is hosting “Matter of Balance” on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday from 10-10:30 am. These chair exercises are free and very beneficial to your health.
Put your business on Trip Advisor and help populate Trip Advisor with businesses in Mayfield and Graves County. Need help? Let Mayfield Graves Tourism walk you through the process.
TN Achieves, the partnering organization to Governor Haslam’s TN Promise in 83 counties, is looking for 9,0000 volunteers to serve as mentors. Mentors spend about one hour per month working with a group of students to help with the transition from high school to college. Mentors remind students of important deadlines, and serve as a trusted college resource. To learn more and apply you can visit tnachieves.org.
The Hickman County Museum in Clinton is open on Wednesdays from 1-4 or anytime by appointment. Call (270) 994-5530 and they will be happy to set up an appointment for you.
Celebrate Recovery Group meets every Friday at 6:30 pm located at 993 Haygood Rd in Martin. The program is a Christcentered, mission-minded recovery program set in a family, friendly atmosphere.
TFN – If you’d like to earn your GED contact the Weakley county School Board office in Dresden and ask about getting your G E D. You can attend classes for free in Weakley, Obion and Lake. Night and day classes are available to fit your schedule.
Parenting Classes are being held at the Hope Center at 402 Troy Ave. in Hickman. Classes will be held from 9-noon, and any parents with children ranging from newborn to their youngest child turning 5 is encouraged to join.
The American Legion Post 72 is place memorials for Korean and Vietnam veterans in Green-lee Cemetery in Fulton. They are requesting monetary support to help with the cost of the memorials. Send donations to FULTON CITY HALL and they’ll get your donation to the Veterans Memorials The memorials will be placed on the east side of the flag pole at Green-lee Cemetery.
Dresden Senior Citizen Center – Join the Dresden Senior Citizens Center on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for 30 minutes of a great workout called “Matter of Balance” and “Chair Exercise”. This exercise helps your balance and memory along with stretching out muscles and joints. This is a free program.
Dresden Senior Citizen Center – The Dresden Senior Center has revised times for the dance classes which will now take place on Tuesday’s beginning at 9:30 AM. Classes will be directed primarily toward the basic steps of dances like the Two-Step, Waltz, and Cha-Cha.
Dr. Nathan Porter Library – The Dr. Nathan Porter Library in Greenfield will host the following programs weekly; Tuesdays – Sketching Club from 3 to 4:40, Wednesday – Twisted Stichers Club at 1, Thursday – Story Time for Children at 10 and Lego Club from 3 to 4:30. They also plan to start a Chess Club.
Sacks Thrift Avenue is a helping hands ministry in Greenfield and if you have something to donate or know someone who needs help stop in to Sacks Thrift Avenue on highway 45 in Greenfield.
Santa’s Helpers is a helping hands ministry in Dresden. Know some one who needs a helping hand? Direct them to Santa’s Helpers just off the court square in Dresden.
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving day to day crimes in our community. Rewards up to $1,000 are offered for tips that result in arrests. Anonymous tips can be called to crime stoppers at 587-2611.
Old Flag Donations- If you have a flag that’s worn, torn, or tattered, bring it to Thunderbolt Radio and we will give it the proper retirement. At Thunderbolt, we love to let our flag fly and we hope you fly yours proudly, too. Bring your tired or tattered flags to 1410 N. Lindell St. in Martin or to 223 West Gate Drive in Union City to give it the retirement it deserves.
We Care Ministry Needs your support to help our neighbors in Weakley County. Your donations and dollars spent in our store help residents in our county who need support. Donations such as clothes, food, and household items are accepted. Volunteers are needed Wednesdays and Saturdays mornings. For store hours visit we care ministries dot net.
Celebrate Recovery- Are you or someone you love struggling with addictions in life? Reach out to Celebrate Recovery, a Christ- centered recovery program. Meetings are every Friday night on Haygood Road in Martin. Call 819-4425 for more information, that’s 819-4425.
Hickman County Museum- The history of Clinton is on display at the Hickman County Museum in Clinton every Wednesday from 1-4.
Hickman County Library– The Hickman County Library in Clinton is open on Tuesdays-Fridays from 2-5 p.m., and Saturdays from 9:30-12:30.
Alcoholics Anonymous- If you or someone you know faces problems with alcohol addiction, the First United Methodist Church in Clinton hosts an Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting each Monday at 8 p.m.