VOL. 114 | NO. 137 | Friday, July 14, 2000
WEVL FM 90s 12th annual Blues on the Bluff, featuring Sid Selvidge, The Mason Ruffner Band and the Daddy Mack Blues Band, i
WEVL FM 90s 12th annual "Blues on the Bluff," featuring Sid Selvidge, The Mason Ruffner Band and the Daddy Mack Blues Band, is July 22 on the grounds of the National Ornamental Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive, on South Bluffs. Gates opens at 6 p.m. for the fund-raiser. Guests may bring blankets and chairs, but pets and coolers should be left at home. Bayou Bar & Grill will sell catfish sandwiches, red beans and rice, gumbo and more, with a portion of proceeds going to WEVL volunteer radio. Tickets are $7 for adults, and half price for children under 12 years old.
Two workshops are scheduled at the University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service, 5565 Shelby Oaks Drive this month. At noon July 26, "Jams, Jellies and Preserves," is offered. At noon July 27, "Pickles" will take center stage. Seating is limited and pre-registration is requested. Call extension agent Donna Downen at 544-0243 for more information or to register. Both events are sponsored by the Raleigh 4-H Club.
Internationally known speaker Ken Blanchard is scheduled to offer the seminar "Building Gung Ho Teams: How to Turn People Power Into Profits," at the Orpheum, 203 S. Main St., July 26. Tickets prices range from $299 each for one or two people to $259 each for teams of 30 or more. Registration is available by calling (800) 873-3451 or visiting www.lessonsinleadership.com.
The Exchange Club Family Center elected a board of directors for 2000-2001. Dr. Joseph Parker is president, Dr. Dick Peppler is vice president, Tommy Condrey is secretary and Charles Harbour is treasurer. Members elected to serve a two-year term on the board of directors are Mackie Gober, Kim Ballard, Bob Craig, Julian Darlington, Lesa Halfacre, Kevin Johnston, Gil LaVerne Jr., Paul Mattilo, Steve Mitchener, Scott Murphy, Chuck Scruggs and Jim Werkhoven.
The fourth annual St. Jude Fun Fest is set from noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 14, at Misty Hollow Farms, 6315 Walsh Road in Millington. In addition to pony rides, petting zoos, hayrides, carnival booths, chili, barbecue, hot dogs and face painting will be live music from Blind Mississippi Morris, Jamie Baker and Elvis impersonator Kenny Wyatt. Admission is $1 for adults. Kids under 12 years old and adults 55 or over receive free admittance. All proceeds benefit St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.