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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. 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.

TOPS

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

THURSDAY

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.

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 group

• A Parkinson’s disease support group meets at 2:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call Marion Smith at 865-408-1390.

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. 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.

FRIDAY

Dulcimer club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center 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.

SATURDAY

Trek de Tellico

• Tellico Lake Rotary Club’s second “Walk to Remember” Trek de Tellico honoring Our PLACE will have staggered starts 9-10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. For more information, visit www.TrekDeTellico.com. Walk-ins are welcome.

Hand and Foot

• Open play for Hand and Foot is 11 a.m. Saturdays at Chota Recreation Center. This is ideal for players of all experience levels who want to meet new people and have fun. Play for Hand and Foot Progressive begins at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Karen Ressler at 865-657-9894.

Breakfast with Vets

• Breakfast with Vets, a monthly breakfast for all active duty military veterans, meets at 8:30 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at Little Italy Restaurant in Tellico Village. For more information, email Brian Mitchell at bmitchell001@comcast.net.

MONDAY

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

Dulcimer club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center 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.

Widows support

• A Loudon County widows support group meets at 11 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Meeting locations vary. For more information and specific meeting locations, call Brenda Angel at 865-225-9015.

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.

Cancer support

• Cancer Care, a small group for the purpose of care and ongoing support after receiving the diagnosis of cancer, meets 7-8 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Two Rivers Church, 275 Harrison Lane, Lenoir City. For more information, email hkmiller630@gmail.com.

Caregivers help

• A caregivers support group meets 1-2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 865-657-9988.

OCT. 13

Veteran walk

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 will host a veteran walk 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays in front of the Wellness Center. 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.

TOPS

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

OCT. 14

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.

Housing Authority

• Lenoir City Housing Authority, 101 Oakwood Drive, Lenoir City, meets at 11 a.m. the second Thursday of the month. For more information, call 865-986-8707.

Visitors board

• The Loudon County Visitors Bureau board of directors meets at 7:30 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Loudon County Visitors Bureau on U.S. Highway 321 in Lenoir City.

Committee of 100

• Lenoir City Committee of 100 meets at noon the second Thursday of the month at The Venue at Lenoir City.

Tellico Lake Rotary

• The Tellico Lake Rotary Club 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. For more information, contact Sandi Pitcher at 978-621-7315 or wwsandi@gmail.com.