The Salvation Army Community Choir will be leading worship today at 10:40 a.m. at Peerless Road Church, 3301 Peerless Road. The choir will open with “I Trust You.” For more information or if interested in becoming a part of the community choir, call Roxanne Corbett at 331-3780.
The Adult Summer Reading Program, “Groundbreaking Reads,” will continue throughout the summer. All participants will receive a bookmark and reading log at registration. The goal this year is to have 300 adults participate.
The United Club will meet Tuesday the Golden Corral restaurant at 11:30 a.m. Shari Buetow will be the guest speaker. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call Martha Bostic at 479-9207.
Dining with Diabetes school will be held April 30, May 7 and conclude May 14 with class times 5 to 7 p.m. each session. The four two-hour sessions will be held at the UT Extension-Bradley County Extension Building, 95 Church St.S.E., in downtown Cleveland. For more information, call 728-7001.
Summer is almost here and for many kids that means it’s time for camp. The Salvation Army is preparing for its annual summer camp which benefits children from disadvantaged circumstances. Children ages 7-12 are eligible to go to The Salvation Army’s Division Camp located on beautiful Dale Hollow Lake. The fun-filled week will offer crafts, fishing, swimming, sports, songfests and campfires with a focus on learning about God’s love. Certified camp instructors supervise all swimming and waterfront activities and there is a nurse on duty at all times. For more information, call Gina Ballinger at 423-308-3467.
The Mother-Daughter Tea will be May 11. Reservations for this event are being accepted at the Children’s Room Desk or by calling 472-2163.
Children’s Book Week is May 13-19. Special activities at the library are planned for this weeklong event in the Children’s Department including a visit from the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra String Quintet on May 14 at 4:30 p.m. Ventriloquist Asa Diamond and his friend Charlie will close the celebration with “Go Fetch a Book” on May 18 at 3 p.m. in the Community Room. This fun program is for the whole family. Upcoming Children’s events this week include; Family Game Night in the Community Room April 22 at 7 p.m., and ArtZone for Tweens on April 24 at 4:30 p.m. in the Story Time Room.
Polk County Education Foundation will have a fundraising dinner on May 25 for the scholarship program. Guest speaker will be Dr. Roger Crouch, a 1958 PCHS graduate who is an astronaut and has been on two space flights. Tickets are available from any foundation member: Jane Lawson, Carolyn Gerry, Dr. Phyllis Miller, Jerry Stephens, Wilma Jean Pippenger or Matt Witt.
Foundation House Ministries, which will open in May, is seeking volunteers to teach Bible studies, crafts, tutoring, cooking classes, parenting and nutrition classes. Donations of money, home furnishings, clothing, food and toiletry items would be appreciated also. Call Suzanne Burns at 400-2753 for more information.
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