Class, Family, Other Reunions

LEDBETTER FAMILY REUNION: Will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on 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. Call David Ledbetter at 865-661-0468 or Dana Lund at 865-448-6041.

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. 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.

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.)

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.

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.

Classes Offered

MARTIAL ARTS: Class meets 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Faith Encounter, 2342 Duncan Road, Maryville. Harold Nuchols, an eighth 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. Visit www.smokymountainselfdefense.com or call 865-977-7837.

Clubs, Organizations

BLOUNT COUNTY NEWCOMERS CLUB: Will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Smith Life Event Center, 627 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville. Social time begins at 9:30 a.m. and meeting starts at 10 a.m. The guest speaker is Sue Beverly from Ronald McDonald House. Call 865-724-7954.

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

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. Visit www.smokymountain pickleball.org/locations.

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.

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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