Upcoming Meetings


Coffee with the Coach

Coffee with the Coach, an opportunity to learn more about Sewanee’s sports teams, continues at 9 a.m., Monday, March 25, with University of the South basketball coaches Mick Hedgepeth and Brian Emerson.

Sewanee Garden Club

The Sewanee Garden Club will meet at 1:30, p.m., Monday, March 25, at the home of Anne-Marie Pender. In addition to being hostess, she will give a lively lecture on the living breathing ground beneath our feet. The meeting will include a silent auction of more than two dozen gardening-related books, ranging from tree and plant guides to bird and butterfly enticements and all manner of plant care and landscaping. The books were donated by Jill Carpenter, and all proceeds will beautify The Shakespeare Garden as sponsored by the Sewanee Garden Club.

Visitors and guests are always welcome. For more information, please contact Flournoy Rogers at (931) 598-0733 or <semmesrogers@gmail.com>.

Town of Monteagle

The Monteagle City Council will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, March 25, at City Hall.

Community Council Meeting

The next meeting of the Community Council is scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, March 25, at the Sewanee Senior Citizens’ Center.  Agenda items include approval of the January minutes; update on sidewalks, Potter; update on cell tower progress, Potter; University parking and ticketing, Shackelford; revisiting the Community Council elections rules in the constitution, Shackelford; Community Council grants committee, McCardell; approval of 2019-20 Community Council meeting dates, McCardell; and announcements and/or questions.

SUD Meeting

The Sewanee Utility District of Franklin and Marion Counties Board of Commissioners will have its regular meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, at the utility office on Sherwood Road. If a customer is unable to attend but wishes to bring a matter to the board, call 598-5611, visit the office, or call a board member. Your board members are Art Hanson, Randall Henley, Ronnie Hoosier, Charlie Smith and Paul Evans.

EQB Meetings

Members of the EQB Club will gather at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, at St. Mary’s Sewanee. Lunch will be served at noon. Following lunch, approximately 12:30 p.m., we will have the pleasure of a Lead from Wall Wafford who will share information with us about the past, present and future plans for Folks At Home. Interested non-members are welcome to arrive at 12:30 p.m. and sit in on the presentation.

Thirst for Knowlege

Thirst for Knowledge will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 27 at the Blue Chair Cafe. David Shipps will speak on “Alexa, I’m Glad You’re Here!” with Eric Keen as the moderator. All are invited to attend. Thirst for Knowledge is sponsored by the Sewanee Civic Association and the Office of Civic Engagement.

Area Rotary Club Meetings

The Grundy County Rotary Club meets at 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays at Dutch Maid Bakery in Tracy City. The Monteagle-Sewanee Rotary Club will meet at 8 a.m., Thursday, March 28, with the Land Trust of Tennessee presenting the program.

Caregivers Groups

The Folks at Home’s Caregivers Group meets weekly on Thursday, 1–2:30 p.m., in Otey Parish’s St. Mark’s Hall. There is no charge and new members are welcome. Contact Folks at Home at (931) 598-0303 or <folksathomesewanee@gmail.com>.

FCDP Reorganization Meeting

The Franklin County Democratic Party (FCDP) will have its reorganization meeting at 6 p.m., Friday, March 29, at the Franklin County Annex Small Meeting Room, 839 Dinah Shore Blvd., Winchester.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6 p.m. FCDP will choose new officers and executive committee members and set new meeting times. At least one man and one woman from each of Franklin County’s eight districts are needed to serve on the executive committee. Please bring a dish to share for dinner.