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TODAY

Veteran walk

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 will host a veteran walk 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays in front of the Wellness Center in Tellico Village. All U.S. military veterans and their family members are welcome.

Handgun permit

• Shooting Sports and Classes of Tellico Village will hold a handgun permit class at 10 a.m. at the Yacht Club in Tellico Village. For more information, email opfi45acp@earthlink.net.

Conservative club

• Conservative Club of Tellico meets at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. Everyone in surrounding communities is welcome. Each week the club has prominent keynote speakers who address local and state issues. For more information, call John Martz at 865-657-3377.

Coast Guard Auxiliary

• The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Tanasi Golf Course restaurant in Tellico Village. A social and dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to come and learn more about the activities of the auxiliary or how to become a member.

TOPS

• The Tellico Village Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. All are invited. For more information, call Marie Decess at 865-458-3703 or Mary Ann Clayton at 865-250-8732.

THURSDAY

Health fair

• The Tellico Village Lions Club will hold free vision, blood pressure and glucose screenings 9 a.m.-noon at the War Memorial Building, 101 North B St., Lenoir City. If an optometrist is needed, bring a list of medications. No appointment is necessary, but space is limited to the first 30 qualified clients for the optometrist. For more information, call the Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County at 865-986-1777.

GriefShare

• GriefShare, a 13-week Christian-oriented bereavement group, will meet 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays at the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 865-458-1516.

Chicago bridge

• Chicago bridge play takes place at 1 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, call Gary Crawford at 865-657-9284.

Tellico Lake Rotary

• The Rotary Club of Tellico Lake meets at noon the second, third, fourth and fifth Thursdays of the month at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. For more information, call John Everson at 423-884-3369.

AA for women

• An Alcoholics Anonymous group for women meets at 4 p.m. Thursdays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. The church also holds open AA meetings at 7 p.m. Monday and Friday at the church. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Men’s fellowship

• A Christian men’s fellowship breakfast is held 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. All are welcome. For more information, call Bob Ericson at 865-458-9877 or Larry Denney at 865-250-9692.

Weight Watchers

• Weight Watchers meets at 3 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, contact Sandi Pitcher at 978-621-7315 or wwsandi@gmail.com.

FRIDAY

Duplicate bridge

• Duplicate bridge play takes place at 1 p.m. Fridays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, call Pete Misslin at 423-884-3550.

Dulcimer club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1-3 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-385-8280 or Kathie Garzony at 865-458-6315.

Loudon AA

• An open Alcoholics Anonymous group for men and women meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Closed women’s AA

• A closed Women’s Alcoholic’s Anonymous meeting will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in room 1A in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 540-335-6049 or 815-245-0248.

SATURDAY

Local Democrats

• The Loudon County Democratic Party will hold a biennial reorganization convention at noon downstairs in the Loudon County Courthouse Annex. Doors open at 11 a.m. for registration. The local party will elect a chair, vice chair, secretary and executive committee members for a two-year term. All Democrats living inside Loudon County are encouraged to attend to discuss the party's agenda. For more information, contact chairman Larry Best at 865-245-5666 or loudondems@lcdptn.org.

Hand and Foot

• Open play Hand and Foot is 11 a.m. Saturdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. This is ideal for players of all experience levels who want to meet new people and have fun. For more information, call Karen Ressler at 865-657-9894.

MONDAY

Duplicate bridge

• Duplicate bridge play takes place at 12:30 p.m. Mondays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, call Tom Paul at 865-385-7066.

Tellico Village AA

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 865-458-1516.

Loudon AA

• An open Alcoholics Anonymous group for men and women meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

TUESDAY

Loudon Rotary

• Loudon Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Blairland Baptist Church, 730 Steekee St., Loudon. For more information, call Ty Ross at 865-936-7059.

Dulcimer club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-385-8280 or Kathie Garzony at 865-458-6315.

SEPT. 1

Veteran walk

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 will host a veteran walk 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays in front of the Wellness Center in Tellico Village. All U.S. military veterans and their family members are welcome.

Conservative club

• Conservative Club of Tellico meets at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. Everyone in surrounding communities is welcome. Each week the club has prominent keynote speakers who address local and state issues. For more information, call John Martz at 865-657-3377.

Bluegrass jam

• A bluegrass jam is held 4-6 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, call Andy Hadjian at 865-657-9465.

Mah Jongg play

• Mah Jongg play is held 1-4 p.m. the first, third and fifth Wednesday of each month in room D at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. Please wear a name tag. Players can bring a drink. All players must know how to play through the National Mah Jongg League guidelines. For more information, call Carolyn Neely at 865-458-1323.

Ladies Bible studies

• A Tellico Village ladies Bible study meets 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village.

TOPS

• The Tellico Village Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. All are invited. For more information, call Marie Decess at 865-458-3703 or Mary Ann Clayton at 865-250-8732.

SEPT. 2

GriefShare

• GriefShare, a 13-week Christian-oriented bereavement group, will meet 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays at the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 865-458-1516.

Chicago bridge

• Chicago bridge play takes place at 1 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, call Gary Crawford at 865-657-9284.

Masonic Lodge

• Tennessee 204 Masonic Lodge meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Masonic temple on Industrial Park Boulevard in Loudon.

Parkinson’s support

• A Parkinson’s disease support group meets 2-3 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village.

AA for women

• An Alcoholics Anonymous group for women meets at 4 p.m. Thursdays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. The church also holds open AA meetings at 7 p.m. Monday and Friday at the church. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Weight Watchers

• Weight Watchers meets at 3 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, contact Sandi Pitcher at 978-621-7315 or wwsandi@gmail.com.

Men’s fellowship

• A Christian men’s fellowship breakfast is held 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. All are welcome. For more information, call Bob Ericson at 865-458-9877 or Larry Denney at 865-250-9692.

Loudon Lions

• The Loudon Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at the Lions Club pavilion in Loudon.

SEPT. 3

Duplicate bridge

• Duplicate bridge play takes place at 1 p.m. Fridays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, call Pete Misslin at 423-884-3550.

Dulcimer club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village and 1-3 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-385-8280 or Kathie Garzony at 865-458-6315.

Loudon AA

• An open Alcoholics Anonymous group for men and women meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Closed women’s AA

• A closed Women’s Alcoholic’s Anonymous meeting will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in room 1A in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 540-335-6049 or 815-245-0248.

SEPT. 4

Hand and Foot

• Open play Hand and Foot is 11 a.m. Saturdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. This is ideal for players of all experience levels who want to meet new people and have fun. For more information, call Karen Ressler at 865-657-9894.

SEPT. 7

Republican Women

• Republican Women will meet at 5:30 p.m. in room D of Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village and cover organizational structure and principles of the Republican party.