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Feb. 13

DAR meeting

The Rhea-Craig Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 2 p.m. in the Sweetwater Public Library, located at 210 Mayes Ave. The program will be on the U.S. Coast Guard by Pam Haislip. The hostess for February is Carrie Ann Bright. For more information, call Jane at 423-442-4026.

Feb. 13

Volunteer meeting

Anyone interested in volunteering with the Monroe County Health Council is invited to attend a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Health Council’s office, located at 615 Warren St. in Madisonville, to learn more and begin the process. Title VI training will be provided, along with an overview of Health Council programs and volunteer opportunities.

Feb. 15

Produce, bakery giveaway

The Food Pantry and Thrift Store of Tellico Plains will give away free produce and bakery items on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon at the gazebo in downtown Tellico Plains.

Feb. 17

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery will meet in Sweetwater on Monday, Feb. 17, at First Baptist Church, located at 303 Wright St. Refreshments begin at 6 p.m., followed by worship at 6:30 p.m. Small groups will start around 7:45 p.m. Small groups are divided into men's and women's groups and are safe places to give and receive positive support for individual needs. For more information, visit monroehealth.org, call 423-545-3015 or email hmrhymesmchc@gmail.com.

Feb. 17

Support group

A support group for survivors of domestic violence meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. For more information, call 423-836-2906. The next meeting is Feb. 17.

Feb. 18

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery will meet in Madisonville on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Madisonville Church of God, located at 3895 New Highway 68. Refreshments begin at 6 p.m., followed by worship at 6:30 p.m. Small groups will start around 7:45 p.m. Small groups are divided into men's and women's groups and are safe places to give and receive positive support for individual needs. For more information, visit monroehealth.org, call 423-545-3015 or email hmrhymesmchc@gmail.com.

Feb. 22

Marcella Center fish fry

Marcella Center for the Arts and Education will hold a fish fry on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a giveaway (no charge for giveaway items) beginning at 8 a.m. For more information, call 423-337-0075. The center is located at 117 Washington Road in Sweetwater.

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