Class, Family, Other Reunions

RILEY AND MARY CABLE REUNION: Will be held from 3-9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Pearson Springs Park in Maryville. Bring a covered dish.

COLD SPRINGS REUNION: Will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Cold Springs Community Club, the former schoolhouse. Neighbors, family and friends with ties to the community are invited. Food will be available for purchase or bring your own brown bag supper and non-alcoholic drinks. The event will include cakewalks and door prizes. Admission is free but donations will be accepted for the upkeep of the center.

FAMILY OF TENIA AND ALBERT HEARON: Will gather for a reunion on Sunday, Sept. 8, at Mount Carmel Baptist Church fellowship hall, 910 Walker School Road, Maryville. A covered-dish lunch begins at 1 p.m. Friends are invited.

PAYNE REUNION: Will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Pearson Springs Park pavilion in Maryville. Bring a covered dish.

DESCENDANTS OF JACK AND SARAH BRADBURN POTTER: Will hold a family reunion on Sunday, Sept. 15, at United Steel Workers Local 309, 229 S. Hall Road, Alcoa. Families can start gathering at noon. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Bring covered dishes.

SIX MILE COMMUNITY REUNION: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at Six Mile Baptist Church pavilion. The potluck dinner will be held at noon. Attendees are asked to bring photos, stories of the churches, schools and community to share. Open to anyone interested in the history of the community. Drinks, paper products and plastic ware will be provided. (No alcohol.)

LEVI RETIREES: Will hold the annual reunion at noon on Sept. 21 at Louisville Point Park in Louisville. It is optional to bring desserts. For more information, call Shelby Hipps at 865-983-6608.

ALCOA HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1989: Will hold its 30th reunion Sept. 27-28. There will be a family event on Friday night at the football game and dinner at RJ’s Courtyard on Saturday. For more information, contact Mary Beth Hunt Warwick at 865-591-6275 or mbhwar

WALLAND HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965: Will hold its 54th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Jean Headrick Moser Memorial Park in Townsend. Classmates who have not been contacted should call Delores Russell McCarter at 865-719-9645.

HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1979: Will hold its 40th class reunion from 5:30-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Wiley Boring Plaza, 1821 W. Broadway, Maryville. Cost is $20 per person. Deadline is Sept. 18. Contact Phyllis Niethammer at 865-599-9345 or Debbie Payne at 865-803-4189.

EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1960: Will hold a reunion from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Everett gym. Dress is casual. A class photo will be taken at 5 p.m., followed by a potluck dinner. Paper products and beverages will be provided. For more information, contact Sylvia Williamson Garland at 865-984-2284 or sylviagar

PORTER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968: Will hold its 51st reunion at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, in the fellowship hall of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 5302 Nails Creek Road, Maryville. This will be a potluck. Drinks will be provided.

WALLAND HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1967: Will hold its reunion on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the barn in Big Valley Campground, Townsend. The gates opn at 11 a.m. Casual dress. For more information, contact David Ledbetter at 865-661-0468 or Harold Manning at 865-982-2674.

MARYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1969: Will hold its 50th class reunion the weekend of Oct. 11 and 12. There will be a meet and greet at the home of Steve Loveday on Friday night. The main event will take place on Saturday at the Capitol Theater. Contact Ken Taylor at 865-981-1232 for more information.

LANIER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1955: Will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at at Shoney’s, 1021 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. Bring old photos. All teachers and coaches are invited. For more information, call Dorothy Sutton at 865-984-6856 or Calberta Best at 865-856-2397.

WALLAND CLASS OF 1969: Will hold its 50th reunion on Nov, 16. For more information, call 865-680-2296 or 865-363-4253.

Clubs, Organizations

GFWC CHILHOWEE CLUB: Will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10. The program is being coordinated by Robin George. RSVP for lunch at

MARYVILLE-ALCOA CIVITAN CLUB: Meets second and fourth Thursdays at Parkview Retirement Community in Maryville. For more information, visit maryvillealcoacivi

EAST TENNESSEE CHAPTER OF BETTER INVESTMENT CLUB: Meets from 10 a.m. to noon second Tuesday of month at El Jimador Restaurant in Browns Creek Shopping Center on East Lamar Alexander Parkway. Members stay and have lunch following the meeting. For more information, call William at 865-659-4343.

BLOUNT COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION: Meets 11 a.m. the third Tuesday of month at Green Meadow Country Club in Alcoa. All local retired teachers are invited to attend.

MODEL CAR CLUB: Meets from 10 a.m. to noon third Saturday of month at the Maryville Hobby Lobby, located next to Foothills Mall. No dues or fees. For more information, call Kurt at 865-932-1166.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 5154: Meets 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of month at the VFW Post on Hobbs Road, Louisville. All veterans of foreign wars are welcome. For more information, call the Post at 865-380-0590.

BLOUNT COUNTY SHRINE CLUB: Meets the fourth Monday of month at the Shoney’s in Maryville. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and meeting starts at 7 p.m.

MARYVILLE FREE NETWORKING INTERNATIONAL: Meets 8:15-9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Cedar Point Church, 1225 William Blount Drive, Maryville. Learn networking tips and strategies to grow your business and build relationships. RSVP to maryvillef

TOWNSEND FOOTHILLS KIWANIS CLUB: Meets noon the second and fourth Wednesday of month at Highland Manor Inn conference center. For more information, call 865-216-1899.

MARYVILLE MODEL RAILROAD CLUB: Meets 10 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of month at the Blount County Historical Museum, 1006 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. Visit the group on Facebook or join them as they recreate local history in miniature.

Melanie joined The Daily Times in the early 90s and has served as the Life section editor since 1993. A William Blount and UT alum, Melanie is generally the early arriver who turns on the lights in the newsroom.

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