What will you do if a snowstorm, flood,
fire or tornado strikes your home? Will you be ready? In
association with National Preparedness Month, the Ball Play Ruritan
Club will host the first "Getting Prepared for Disasters Fair" on Sept. 22. The fair will be from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the
Friends Meeting of Ball Play Fellowship Hall located at 157 Ball Play
School Road, near the intersection of Ball Play Road and Hwy. 360
about 10 miles from Telllico Plains.
The fair will provide valuable
information for planning and preparing for all kinds of disasters and
emergencies with a variety of informational displays, classes and
demonstrations, while showcasing and promoting local businesses
whenever possible. Learn about your options for emergency
power, cooking, heating, lighting and more. Additional details will
be published as we confirm guest speakers and vendors attending this
Mark your calendars now and be sure to
pass this on to family and friends in and around the Monroe County
area. Contact John Pearson at 423-442-7053 for more information
or to be a participant. The event is free to the public and all
are welcome to attend.
Happy birthday to Wesley Rogers, Reuben
Abernathy and David Allison.
Happy anniversary to Jim and Wilma
Ellis (45 year).
Get well wishes go to Reba Williams,
Betty Cheeks, Sam Belcher, Faye Torbett, O.R. "Red" Young, Sue Young, Susie Moser, Otis Young, Molly Gray, Mammie
Belcher, Wail Dalton, Thelma Matoy, JoAnn Queen, Boyd Rodgers,
Emma Best, Wayne Lynn, Charlotte Duncan, Sharon West, Justine
Williams, Margaret Wall, Virgil Tipton, Faye McDaniel and
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