Announcements 3/5/2019

American Legion Dance To Be Held

The American Legion welcomes the Slick Nickel Band for an evening of and music on Saturday, March 9 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the American Legion Post in Livingston located at 121 S. Church Street. All dances are family friendly and open to the public. Membership is not necessary. Concessions are available.

Free Dental Sealant Prevention Program To Be Held

A Free Dental Sealant Prevention Program for children from the ages of 5 to 20 years old is to be held during Spring Break from March 11-14 at the Overton County Health Department. For more information, call the health department at (931) 823-6260.

Tenth Annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival To Be Held

The tenth annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival is set for April 12-14 at Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center in Townsend. On Saturday, April 13 beginning at noon the festival will host a Fashion Show where the vendors, instructors, students and participants will have an opportunity to display their creations. Visit www.smokymountainfiberartsfestival.org for a complete list of classes. Early registration for classes is encouraged.

Nominations Now Accepted For 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards

The Tennessee Arts Commission is accepting nominations now through May 31, 2019, for the 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards to be presented by Governor and First Lady Lee. There are three award categories: Folklife Heritage Award, Arts Leadership Award and Distinguished Artist Award. All nominations must include a narrative detailing the nominee’s contribution to the arts in a specific award category. Each nomination must also include at least three but no more than five current letters of support. Instructions on the complete nomination process and the nomination form are available online at tnartscommission.org/governors-arts-awards.

TEMA Announces

Volunteer Opportunities To Help Flood Survivors

A State of Emergency remains in place in Tennessee. Financial donations are the best way to aid those in need. Cash can be used immediately in response to a crisis, and allows disaster relief organizations to purchase exactly what is needed, when it’s needed. If you live in Tennessee and want to volunteer to help flood survivors, please visit the Tennessee Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (TN VOAD), https://tnvoad.shutterfly.com/. If you’d like to volunteer and live outside of Tennessee, please visit the national site for the Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters, https://www.nvoad.org/. Please do not self-deploy to any flooded area or disaster.

 

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