Class, Family, Other Reunions

LEDBETTER FAMILY REUNION: Will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at G3 Campground at Cades Cove. Bring lawn chairs, covered dish and family history. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. For more information, call David Ledbetter at 865-661-0468 or Dana Lund at 865-448-6041.

FRIENDSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1957: Will gather at 6 p.m. today (Saturday, Aug. 17), at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 2344 Mentor Road, Louisville. Contact Jane Chadwick at 865-980-9728 if you plan to attend.

HARRIS FAMILY REUNION: Will be held Sunday, Sept. 1, at Two Rivers Pavilion on Wrights Ferry Road. A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. For more information, contact Richard Hicks at 865-981-3955.

RILEY AND MARY CABLE REUNION: Will be held from 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Pearson Springs Park 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.)

EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1960: Will hold a reunion from 4-8 p.m. 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

PORTER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968: Will hold its 51st reunion at 5 p.m. 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 in Townsend. Gates will open at 11 a.m. Casual dress. For more information, contact David Ledbetter at 865-661-0468 or Harold Manning at 865-982-2674.

EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1970: Will hold its 50th class reunion on Sept. 26, 2020. Classmates are encouraged to contact or or follow Everett H.S. Class of 70-Maryville, TN on Facebook.

Classes Offered

MARTIAL ARTS: Class meets 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Faith Encounter, 2342 Duncan Road, Maryville. Harold Nuchols, an 8th degree Black Belt, will offer instruction. For information, call 984-0465.

ANTI BULLY/ANTI-ABDUCTION CLASSES: For children ages 7-12, from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at Smoky Mountain Self Defense, 2642B U.S. Highway 411 South. Cost is $120 for 12 sessions. Instructor is Roy Shields. For more information, visit wwwsmokymountain of call 865-977-7837.

Clubs, Organizations

BIG SPRINGS COMMUNITY CLUB: Holds a monthly potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of month at the BSCC building.

MORNING CUP TOASTMASTER CLUB: Meets 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Vienna Coffee, 212 College St., Maryville. New members invited.

STOCK UP INVESTMENT CLUB: Meets 10 a.m. to noon third Tuesday of month. The club is a member of National Association of Investment Clubs. Meetings are open for visitors. For more information, call Ethel at 865-566-4222.

GOLD WING ROAD RIDERS ASSOCIATION: Meets on third Monday of month at the Shoney’s in Maryville. Meal at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. All motorcycle riders welcome.

SMOKY MOUNTAIN PICKLEBALL CLUB: If you are interested in getting some good exercise and meeting others, pickleball is offered in Blount County. It is a popular sport with seniors. There are free training sessions. For more information, visit www.smoky

BLOUNT COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICES: Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday of month at the Blount County 911 center. ARES is a volunteer organization affiliated with the American Radio Relay League. All local active hams are welcome to join. For more information, contact Lou Dreinhoefer at 995-1588.

MILITARY VETERANS LUNCH BUNCH: Group meets 11 a.m. third Tuesday of month at Asbury of Maryville’s clubhouse bistro. For more information, contact retired Capt. Tom Teague at 789-5896 or retired Master Sgt. Jim Watson at 389-1400.

BLOUNT COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION: Meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. second Monday of month, except in September and December, at Maryville Church of Christ, 611 Sherwood Drive, Maryville. For more information, contact Chuck Davis, president, at 865-566-3690.

Self-Help, Support Groups

EDITOR’S NOTE: For a listing of Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon and Al-Ateen meetings, please see this section every Wednesday.

UT HOSPICE ADULT GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: Meets 3 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of month at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 6500 Northshore Drive in Knoxville. Refreshments will be provided. For more information or to reserve a spot, call Brenda Fletcher at 865-544-6208.

HAVEN HOUSE: Offers an adult therapeutic support group and a child therapeutic support group on Mondays to victims and survivors of domestic abuse, facilitated by licensed therapist. For more information, call the outreach office at 983-6818. A 24-hour crisis hotline is also available at 982-1087.

SMOKY MOUNTAIN CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: An American Cancer Society self-help group providing support for people with cancer, their families and friends, meets at 6 p.m. first Monday of month at the First Presbyterian Church in Sevierville. For more information, call Alice Grady at 428-5834 or 1-800-ACS-2345.

GATES TO HOPE GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: Meets 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at Cokesbury Conference Center in Knoxville. Contact Nancy Blackburn at 281-8373 for information.

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