Around Cleveland
by Melissa Snyder
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The Family Violence Program of Cleveland offers a confidential support group for abused women on Monday evenings. Professional counseling will be available. For more information, call 479-9339.

Swingle Singers will perform at Lee University’s Dixon Center on Monday at 7:30 p.m. The group’s repertoire consists of classical, jazz, Latin, pop, and rock music all accompanied by their own vocal rhythm section. Tickets are available at the Lee University Box Office in the Dixon Center, or by phone at 614-8343. For more information, call the School of Music at 614-8240. For more information about the Swingle Singers visit www.swinglesingers.com.

The Storytelling Guild will meet Tuesday in the Community Room at the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library at 7 p.m. The Guild is open to the public and encourages visitors to come and participate. For more information contact Mary Ellen Stinchfield at volunteers@clevelandlibrary.org.



The annual Stitches-in-Time Quilt Exhibit has begun and will run until March 11 at The Museum Center at Five Points. This is the Museum Center’s most popular exhibit of quilts submitted by individuals from throughout the region — both antique and contemporary. After being judged, awards will be given to Best in Show, Best Antique, Best Contemporary, Best Wall Hanging, Best Group Quilt and Viewers Choice Award. For more information, call 339-5745.

Lee University will host the MLK Dream Keeper Award ceremony to honor area youth who have given valuable service to the community. The event will be Thursday at 6 p.m. in Lee University Dixon Center. The MLK Dream Keeper Award is co-sponsored by the Minister’s Fellowship of Cleveland-Bradley County, the Bradley County Chapter of the NAACP and 100 Black Men of Bradley County Inc. For more information contact Dr. Michael Laney at 614-8229 or e-mail mlaney@leeuniversity.edu.

Body Recall, low-impact exercise classes for all men and women interested in feeling better and increasing mobility, will be from noon to 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church three times a week in the church gym. Ann Smeltzer, RN, and certified Body Recall instructor, will be leading the classes, which last 45 minutes. The 10-week class is $40. For more information, call 476-4504 or 476-3764. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.

Family Hospice of Cleveland will offer volunteer training classes on Tuesday. Call Elainie Bain, 478-9060, for information. There is no charge for the classes and there is no obligation to serve.

Fresenius Treatment Options class (TOPS) designed to inform those diagnosed with kidney disease about the various treatments available to them and to educate family members will be at the Bradley County Health Department the first Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. For more information, call 476-6166.

The Family Violence Program of Cleveland offers a confidential support group for abused women on Monday evenings. Professional counseling will be available. For more information, call 479-9339.

American Red Cross Hiwassee Chapter needs volunteers to fulfill its mission of preparing for, responding to and recovering from emergencies and disasters. Anyone wanting to volunteer for all lines of services, presenters for preparedness, instructors, disaster action team members can attend the next volunteer orientation on March 3. at 6 p.m. To register for this free orientation, call 472-1595.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Contact Melissa Snyder at 472-5041 or e-mail: Melissa.Snyder@clevelandbanner.com.