Around Cleveland 9-1
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Newcomers of Cleveland will hold its first general meeting of the 2013-14 year on Sept. 9 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:

The Junior Auxiliary of Cleveland will host its 10th annual Teddy Bear Picnic Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the library. Preschool and Elementary aged children are invited to this free family event. Bring your favorite Teddy Bear or “Lovie” decorated in a special way for a chance to be crowned “Mr. and Miss Teddy Bear Picnic.” Activities include crafts, face painting, stories, coloring, entertainment and snacks.

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.

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

Club 316 meets each Monday at 5:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. Similar to Girl Scouts and Boys Scouts, Club 316 is a Bible-based, character building program which includes Sunbeams for girls and Explorers for boys and is aimed at educating children in making good choices and becoming leaders. A meal will be provided. Register by calling Gina Ballinger at 599-2174

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 email:

Cleveland High School class of 1983 has set its class reunion for Oct. 12. Tickets will 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. It will be a night to remember.

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