Upcoming Meetings


Textbook Review

The public textbook review for the English Language Arts adoption will be in the conference room at the Franklin County Board of Education during the week of Jan. 27. Samples will be available for viewing each day that week from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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. 27, with Ray Knight, head athletic trainer. Meet at the Blue Chair Tavern for free coffee and conversation.

Cowan Commercial Club

The Cowan Commercial Club will meet at 6 p.m, Monday, Jan. 27, at Simpler Times. We will hear a marketing presentation from the Herald-Chronicle. We will also discuss a recent Amtrak proposal to establish passenger rail service on the Nashville-Atlanta corridor.  

Cowan Commercial Club is one of Tennessee’s oldest civic organizations. Membership is open to residents and business owners in and near Cowan.  For more information send an email to <visitcowan@gmail.com>.

Town of Monteagle

The Monteagle City Council is scheduled 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.

EQB Club

Members of the EQB Club will gather at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 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 Caroline Thomson and Rick Wright of Sewanee Dining. Their talk will be “Creating a Generation of Informed Eaters: Our Progress and the Work Yet to Come.” Interested non-members are welcome to arrive at 12:30 p.m. and sit in on the presentation.

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. 30 the presentation will be given by Spike Hosch of BetterFi.

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.

Cowan Railroad Museum

The annual meeting of the Cowan Railroad Museum will be at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Cowan Center for the Arts. A potluck supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. Membership dues are $20 per year for individuals or $10 for a student. Dues can be paid at the door or through the museum website at <www.cowanrailroadmuseum.org>.