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Newcomers of Cleveland will hold its first general meeting of the 2013-14 year on Monday at 9:45 a.m. at Broad Street United Methodist Church. The theme of this meeting is “Getting to Know You.” If you are new to the Cleveland area, this is a great way to meet new friends and neighbors. Anyone interested in joining may check out the website:

Bendabout Farm will continue its tradition of hosting polo matches the weekends of Sept. 14-15 and 21-22, weather permitting. Matches will begin at 10 a.m. that Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Open to the public, there is no admission charge and there is plenty of free parking.

“Made to Crave” class will begin at the YMCA on Sept. 17 and will be held each Tuesday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. until Oct. 29. The class, for ages 16 and up, will be led by Ruthie Forgey who recently lost more than 155 pounds. The class will address the spiritual and emotional motivation needed to make healthier choices. For more information, call 423-304-9281.

Polk County High School class of 1973 will hold its 40th class reunion on Sept. 21, at Savannah Oaks Winery in Delano. Classmates or teachers who plan to attend can call Becky Moorhouse Mirabella at 829-8906 by Aug. 28.

Bed Race Festival to benefit Family Promise of Bradley County will be Sept. 21. Family Promise responds to the growing need to provide shelter, meals and comprehensive support services to homeless families. Incredible Detail in Dayton challenges other automobile detailing shops to register and race in this annual event. For more information or for registration forms, visit

women’s breakfast will be held on Sept. 28, at 9:30 a.m. at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. It will be a time of fellowship and an introduction to the “When Wallflowers Dance Women’s Conference” which will be on Oct. 25 and 26. “When Wallflowers Dance” is a fresh challenge to women who have lived hesitant, cautious lives but long to break free and dance. It uses Scripture to address the attributes of "becoming” free. There is no cost to attend. To register, call 423-479-4905.

The 24th East Tennessee Auto Pl8s meet will be held on Sept. 28 at the Tri-State Exhibition Center in the Exhibit Hall, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Guests and prospective members are welcome to attend at no charge. For more information, call Joe Sharp at 559-0836.

Take Charge of Your Diabetes six-week course will begin Sept. 30 and continue Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28, concluding Nov. 4. Classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. each day. The course is a fun, skill-building program designed for persons with diabetes and is designed to

help individuals take day-to-day responsibility for the care of their diabetes. Class size is limited. To register, contact the UT Extension-Bradley Office at 728-7001 by Sept. 26.

a Night of Worship will be held at Peerless Road Church on Oct. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Everyone is invited to sing with the Salvation Army Community Choir and be a part of this worship celebration. For more information about practice schedules or the event, call Roxanne Corbett at 423-331-3780.

The Chinese Class at the library is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. and continues through Oct. 10. There is no fee for this class. Registration continues at the Non-fiction desk or by calling the library at 472-2163. The class will be taught by Wie Chen, a former translator in Germany for Volkswagen.

The Common Threads Quilt Club is sponsoring a Quilt show on Oct. 11 and 12 at the Mount Olive Chuch of God Family Ministry Center, 3533 Harrison Pike. The event will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Food and crafts will be available to buy. For more information, contact Cordie Davis at 472-7523 or 715-4033; or Ruth Phillips by email:

Cleveland High School class of 1983 has set its class reunion for Oct. 12. Tickets wil be $50 per person. For more information about the reunion and how to purchase tickets, call Carolinda Pirkle Burns at 472-5011 or email

The Bradley Central High School class of 1993 is holding its 20-year reunion on Oct 19, 7:30 p.m., at the Old Woolen Mill in downtown Cleveland. For more information about it and how to purchase tickets, please go to the class Facebook page, Bradley Central class of 1993, or text your address to Angie Myers Taylor @ 423-400-6943. Organizes promise it will be a night to remember.

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