Upcoming Meetings


Franklin County School Board

The Franklin County School Board will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13, at the Franklin County Board of Education Building, 215 S. College St., Winchester.

Sewanee Community Council

The next meeting of the Community Council is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m., at the Sewanee Senior Citizens Center. The following items are on the agenda: approval of the October minutes; nomination of Schutz for open council seat, Priestley; Arthur Knoll Community Clean-Up, Priestley; Project Funding Committee Recommendations, Dozier and Reed; Volunteer for Three-Year Term on Agenda Committee, Berner; Financing for Ben Lomand, Berner; Cell Tower (Hartman), Berner; announcements and/or questions.

International P.E.O. Sisterhood 

The January meeting of Chapter Z of the Tennessee of the International P.E.O. Sisterhood will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14. All unaffiliated Members of the P.E.O. Sisterhood who are in the Middle Tennessee area are welcome to attend. Call (931) 962-0202 for more information.

La Leche League

The next meeting of the La Leche League, which provides breastfeeding support and information for new mothers, will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Sewanee Community Center, 39 Ball Park Rd. All pregnant women, mothers and babies are welcome. For more information call Pippa, (931) 463-2050.

MCDP Meeting

The Marion County Democratic Party is scheduled to meet at 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the County Commission Building, 300 Ridely Dr., Jasper. The group is soliciting Executive Board leadership. Everyone is invited to attend.

EQB Club

Members of the EQB Club will gather at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15, at St. Mary’s Sewanee. Lunch will be served at noon. At about 12:30 p.m., we will have the pleasure of a Lead by Sewanee Professor Jim Peterman. The mission of his Office of Civic Engagement is to nurture active global citizens advancing economic, social, and environmental well-being. Interested non-members are welcome to arrive at 12:30 p.m. and sit in on the presentation.

Coffee with the Coach

Coffee with the Coach, an opportunity to learn more about Sewanee’s sports teams will meet at 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 20, with Bill Cooper, track and field coach. Meet at the Blue Chair Tavern for free coffee and conversation.

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 meets on Thursdays, at 8 a.m., at the Sewanee Inn. On Jan. 16, Kathryn Bruce from Sewanee Elementary School will speak on the reading program.

Caregivers Groups

The Folks at Home’s Caregivers Group meets weekly on Thursday, 1–2:30 p.m., in Brooks Hall at Otey Parish. Contact Folks at Home at (931) 598-0303 or <folksathomesewanee@gmail.com> for more information.

Sewanee Book Club

The Sewanee Book Club will meet on Monday, Jan. 20, at 1:30 p.m., in the home of Connie Kelley. The January meeting is our annual Book Sharing discussion where we talk about our favorite books or books we heard will be good reads. Some of the titles from the January meeting may end up on our reading list for next season.

For more information or directions contact Debbie Racka email <debbie811123@gmail.com>; (931) 692-6088 or Flournoy Rogers at 598-0733; email <semmesrogers@gmail.com>.

FC Commissioners

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Franklin County Courthouse.

Town of Monteagle

The Monteagle City Council is schuduled to meet at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27, at City Hall.

SUD Meeting

The Sewanee Utility District of Franklin and Marion Counties Board of Commissioners will have its regular meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 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.

Sewanee Woman’s Club Meeting

The Sewanee Woman’s Club will meet on Monday, Feb. 10, at noon. The speaker is Bill McKee, Provost and Vice President for Academic affairs at Cumberland University. His topic is “Making Public Service Count.” 

Reservations are required by Friday, Jan. 31. To make reservations, contact Janet Miller-Schmidt by email <jrms2777@gmail.com> or cell phone (504) 858-5221 or Susan Peek by email <susan.peek@gmail.com> or by phone (615) 504-5404.