Clubs, Organizations

ROTARY CLUB OF MARYVILLE: Will meet at noon on Wednesdays at Blount County Public Library.

HALL COMMUNITY SENIOR CITIZEN FELLOWSHIP CLUB: Meets at noon the second Thursday of each month at the Martin Luther King Center. The club is open for new members, both men and women.

BLOUNT COUNTY PHOTO CLUB: Meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in Herron Room A at the Blount County Public Library.

SMOKY MOUNTAIN MUSTANG CLUB: Meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at Courtyard Grill, 3749 Airport Highway. Chartered in 2005, the club is an organization of Mustang enthusiasts dedicated to the enjoyment, promotion and preservation of the Ford Mustang. Membership open to all Mustang lovers. For information, call David Lopata at 659-9119.

Especially For Kids

IMAGINATION LIBRARY SIGN-UP: Thanks to Maryville Kiwanis, children from birth up to their fifth birthday who are residents of Blount County can receive free books monthly when parents register in the Children’s Department of the Blount County Public Library, open daily, or online at Blount Reads. For more information, call 273-1414.


Support Groups

WIDOW/WIDOWER GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: Meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at New Providence Presbyterian Church, 703 W. Broadway Ave., Maryville. The group is for those who have suffered a loss within the last two years. For more information, call 865-856-2570.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY MARYVILLE: Meets each Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville. This is a Christ-centered 12-step program for anyone struggling with addiction, hurts, hang-ups and/or habits. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., worship at 6:30 p.m. and small groups at 7:40 p.m. For more information, call 865-643-7627.

DIVORCE SUPPORT: Is offered at RIO Revolution at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. For more information, contact Sammy Humphreys at 865-740-6604. The church is located at 3419 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Meets at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesdays at Louisville Town Center, 3623 Louisville Road, Louisville. For more information, contact Janice at or 301-602-6750.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY AT RIO REVOLUTION: Is held from 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday at RIO Revolution, located at 3419 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville. For more information, visit

SPIRITUAL PROGRESS AA: Meets at 7 p.m. each Thursday at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church library, 314 W. Broadway, Maryville. For more information, call 567-6734.

DOWN ON THE RIVER GROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets at noon on Sundays for open discussion at St. Francis Catholic Church in Townsend.

HAPPY DESTINY AA: Meets at noon and 5:30 p.m. daily (Sunday’s 5:30 p.m. meeting is a women’s meeting) and at 7:30 p.m. every day except Mondays. Meetings are held at 325 Whitecrest Drive, Maryville. For information, call 983-8300.

AL-ANON STEEL MAGNOLIAS WOMEN’S GROUP: Meets at noon on Thursdays at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 314 W. Broadway, Maryville.

MARYVILLE UNITY GROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First United Methodist Church, 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville, Room 128, for open discussion meetings.

SURRENDER TO WIN FELLOWSHIP AA GROUP: Meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays for closed discussion at Martin Luther King Center, 209 Franklin St. For information, call 947-9888.

ROCKFORD AA GROUP: Meets 10 a.m. Monday-Saturday, noon and 5:30 p.m. Monday-Sunday, and 8 p.m. every day except Wednesday at AROC building, Old Knoxville Highway at Self Hollow Road.

TWELVE STEP GROUP, ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets 7 p.m. Sundays in the Blount Memorial Hospital auditorium. Open speaker meeting last Sunday of month.

RAINBOW AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets at 8 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Saturdays at 325 Whitecrest Road, Maryville. Please note change of location.

TUESDAY MORNING AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church, 202 Lamar Alexander Parkway, now in the Quest Room of the main building.

LIVING NOW AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets at 8 p.m. Fridays at Seymour Heights Christian Church, 122 Boyds Creek Highway, Seymour.

NAR-ANON TRAVELERS GROUP: A support group for family members and loved ones of addicts meets at 8 p.m. Mondays at AROC building, Old Knoxville Highway at Self Hollow Road in Rockford. For information, call 983-8300.

SEVIERVILLE AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church on Cedar Street.

BLOUNT COUNTY AA GROUP: Meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Union Hall, Hall Road, Alcoa, for open speaker meetings and at 7 p.m. Fridays at Fairview United Methodist Church, Old Niles Ferry Road, for closed discussions. For information, call 984-2501.

PRINCIPLES BEFORE PERSONALITIES GROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays for closed discussion and the last Thursday of each month for open speaker meetings at Peck’s Memorial United Methodist Church, 2438 Wilkinson Pike, Maryville.

TOWNSEND AA GROUP: Meets at 8 p.m. Mondays at Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church. Open speaker meeting the last Monday of each month.

LITTLE RIVER GROUP OF NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Meets at 8 p.m. Sundays through Fridays, 9:30 p.m. Saturdays and noon on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays. Meetings take place at the AROC building, Old Knoxville Highway at Self Hollow Road. For information, call 983-8300.

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