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Community Calendar for Tuesday, September 11, 2012


TuesdaySept. 11

Organizers for the upcoming Southside School Reunion will meet at 6 p.m. The meeting will take place at the old Southside School in Elizabethton. Attendees will make the final plans for the third annual reunion for students and others connected with the school. Please try to attend as this will be the final meeting before the reunion. Contributions will be taken to help with expenses.

The Johnson City United Auto Workers Retirees will meet at 10 a.m. at Maple Grove Restaurant in Unicoi. All UAW retirees are invited to attend. Directions: Follow 1nterstate 26 East towards Asheville. Take Exit 32 and turn left at the end of the ramp. The restaurant is 2/10th of a mile on the right. Bring your spouse or a friend and join fellow members for this meeting. For local information, call 727- 7393, 772-4777 or 743-8778.

The Al-Anon “Free To Be Me” Family Group will meet at 6 p.m. at the Watauga Baptist Association Building, 3871 Highway 19E, Elizabethton.


ThursdaySept. 13

The Carter County Humane Society will meet at 6 p.m. at Doe River Baptist Church.

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 17 and Auxiliary will hold its monthly meeting at the Southside Christian Church Recreation Building (the old school) on Southside Road. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with a business meeting to follow at 7 p.m. All members are requested to attend. The chapter normally meets the second Thursday of each month. Anyone who is service-connected and disabled or who thinks they might be is invited to attend and get more information.


FridaySept. 14

A book signing will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Elizabethton STAR for a new pictorial history book, “Carter County,” by Dawn and Jackie Peters. The authors will be present to personally sign copies and books will be available to purchase during the event.

Southern Countrymen Band will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at The Outdoorsman on Stone Drive in Kingsport. Admission is $5. For more information, call Daryl Goodman at 943-5600.

The Green Pastures Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in the Conference Room at Crossroads, 413 E. Elk Ave., Elizabethton.


SaturdaySept. 15

Roan Mountain Lodge No. 566 F&AM will hold a F.C. Degree at the lodge hall. A meal will be served at 5 p.m. and the degree will start around 7 p.m. All members and visitors are welcome to attend.

The Thomas Webb and Lola Potter Webb Family Reunion will be held at the Valley Forge Freewill Baptist Church Picnic Area located on Riverview Drive. The reunion begins at noon and lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Each family is asked to bring a picnic to share. The event will offer a memorial table and each family is asked to bring a picture of loved ones to be remembered, along with a candle.

Rocky Top Gun Permit School will hold a Tennessee Handgun Permit training class beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the B&K Community Center on the Old Bristol Highway in Elizabethton. Ken Potter, state certified instructor, will be instructing the class. Cost of the class is $50. For more information and to enroll, call 543-6048, 341-1709 or 542-8064.

Elizabethton High School Class of 1956 will hold a class picnic at 5:30 p.m. at East River Park Church Pavilion located off Broad Street in Elizabethton. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish. Meat, drinks and rolls will be provided. For more information, contact Margaret Sams.

Southern Countrymen Band will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Erwin Moose Lodge, 50 Jones St., Erwin. For more information, call Daryl Goodman at 943-5600.

Sundown Band will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Buffalo Ruritan Club in Bluff City. Admission is $5.

Alcoholics Anonymous 12-Step Closed Meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at Crossroads, 413 E. Elk Ave., Elizabethton.


Calendar items for Comingup are welcomed. They should be submitted in writing at least 48 hours before the event. Mail items to the Elizabethton Star, P.O. Box 1960, Elizabethton, TN 37644, fax to 423-542-2004, bring by our office at 300 S. Sycamore St., Elizabethton, TN, or e-mail to 


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