Around Cleveland 7-6-14
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An organizational meeting for Friends of the Greenway will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library Carmichael Room. To become a member and attend the meeting, at least a $25 donation is requested. Prior to the meeting, donations may be paid in person at Cleveland/Bradley County Chamber of Commerce or mailed to Friends of the Greenway, P.O. Box 2730, Cleveland TN 37311.

Auditions for the Ocoee Theatre Guild’s fall production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be held at the Ocoee Middle School on July 20 at 2:30 p.m. and July 21 and 22 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit Guild or call 4243-504-8747 or 423-599-0675.

Americorps Vista (Volunteers in Service to America) at Family Promise of Bradley County is holding an educational program to raise awareness in the community about poverty and homelessness. The event will be at the Cleveland YMCA on Tuesday nights at 6 p.m., through July 22.


— An Adult Book Club for ages 18 and older meets the third Wednesday of each month, at 2 p.m. in the Carmichael House Conference Room.

— Local author and “Chicken Soup for the Soul” contributor Delena Richeson will speak about her writing at the library’s “2nd Sunday’s@2p.m.” on July 13 in the Community Room. Her story, “A Divine Goodbye,” is one of 101 stories in the book about a range of spiritual experiences from miraculous connections, answered prayer, divine intervention and inexplicable healing to angels and messages from heaven — proving miracles happen every day to people from all walks of life.

— A Father-Son Breakfast will be held in the Community Room on July 26, from 10 to 11:15 a.m. To sign up, stop by the Children’s Desk, call 472-2163 or go online.

— National Teen Lock-In will be held at the library from 7 p.m. on Aug. 1 until 7 a.m. on Aug. 2. This event is limited to 35 teens and a mandatory parent/teen meeting is required to attend. Check out more information online on the library’s website, or in the Teen Zone on the second floor of the library.


— TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) local chapter meets every Monday at Wesleyan Methodist Church on Peerless Road. Private weigh-ins are from 5 to 5:30 p.m.; meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. A TOPS category for children ages 7-18 is available. For more information, call 472-9628 or 593-4727.

Calico Squares Club invites square dancers to come dance every Tuesday night from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Christian Preparatory School cafeteria, 4995 North Lee Highway. For more information, call Teresa at 479-7790.

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