Bulletin Board - 6/13/12
LIBRARY AMNESTY In order to bring in all overdue books to the East and West Polk Libraries, until the end of July patrons can bring in all overdue library books without charges for overdue days. This is to aid the library in having all books returned before the move to the new location in Benton. Thanks for your help in returning all overdue library books!
POLK COUNTY FAIR will be held on September 10th-15th. Call 338-8648 to reserve a booth now!
BOANERGES BAPTIST CHURCH sonlight express Vacation Bible School from June 10-15. On June 10th, a Cookout will be held at 4pm, VBS begins at 6 pm. VBS starts every other day from 7 pm and lasts until 9 pm. For more information, call Jeremy Dill at 423-715-7745.
VACATION BUSINESS SCHOOL for ages 3 years to teen at First Baptist Church on June 11-15 from 6:00 to 8:30.
CANCER SUCKS Motorcycle riding benefit to benefit the Thompson Cancer Survival Center will be held June 23rd. Registration is at the Blue Ridge Mtn. Art Center in Blue Ridge, from 10 am to 12 pm. Kickstands up at 12. An additional registration outpost will be located at the Pavilion in Tellico Plains, registration lasting from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Cost is $30 per bike, $40 for 2 riders. The ride ends next to Coyote Joe’s in Knoxville. Contact Van for more information, 865-323-5442.
All things WOOD. The work of Marty Stover will be featured in the front window of the Valley River Arts Guild Gallery for the month of June. Marty enjoys the challenge of designing and making unique pieces of furniture and household accessories. The gallery is located at 33 Valley River Ave. in downtown Murphy. You can view more of the artists work in the gallery. You can contact Marty with questions at email@example.com or 828-494-9311.
CALL TO ALL ARTISTS Be a part of the Murphy Art Walk, First Fridays, May through November, 5:00 – 8:00 pm in downtown Murphy, NC. (May 4, June 1, July 6, Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2) Join our Artist Registry to be used by 21 downtown businesses participating in Art Walk. They are looking for 2D, 3D, and Performance artists to feature at their places of businesses on these dates. Join by visiting www.ValleyRiverArts.com , or contact Alex Peers at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 372-9610 with your name, email, phone, website, and a short description of your art. This is event is sponsored by the Valley River Arts Guild.
COPPER BASIN HIGH SCHOOL REUNION Class of 1977, 35 Year Reunion, to be held Saturday, June 30th from 6-9 pm. RSVP to Sonya Russell-Edwards by May 30th. email@example.com or leave a message at 954-575-9737.
PCHS 20 YEAR REUNION Class of 1992, August 25, 2012 at the Savannah Oaks Winery in Delano. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org . Find us on FacebookÒ at PCHS 20th Class Reunion.
SAFE HAVEN Animal Rescue is in need of people who have fenced in yards to foster dogs. We provide all food and veterinary care including spaying and neutering. Our existing foster families are overwhelmed with the number of dogs in our possession. We work hard to find forever homes by advertising on Petfinder and Pooches on the Move. Last year we found great homes for 80 dogs. Please call the SHARP line 299 3640.
EAST AND WEST POLK LIBRARY HOURS East Polk-Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. West Polk-Mon., Wed., & Fri. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m.
LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE available through SETHRA by calling (423) 338-2335 or (423) 496-2644.
REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETINGS
-County Commission will be June 26th at 7 pm in the Community Center in Ducktown.
-School Board, 2nd Monday, 7 p.m. at the various schools.
-Benton Town Commission lst Monday, 5 p.m. at Benton Town Hall.
-Copperhill City Council 3rd Monday at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
-Polk County Planning Commission, 3rd Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. alternating between the Ducktown Courthouse and Benton Courthouse.
-Ducktown City Commission 1st Thursday at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
-Ocoee Ruritan Club, 1st Thursday, 7 p.m. at the Fire & Rescue Hall in Ocoee on Hwy. 411.
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