Upcoming Meetings


American Legion 

American Legion Post 51 will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 13, in the Legion Hall on University Avenue, Sewanee. 

Coffee with the Coach

Coffee with the Coach, an opportunity to learn more about Sewanee’s sports teams, continues at 9 a.m., Monday, April 15, with University of the South football coach, Travis Rundle. Gather at the Blue Chair Tavern for free coffee and conversation.

Sewanee Book Club

The Sewanee Book Club will meet at 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 15. Jane Flynn will host the meeting in her home and Sally Hubbard will lead the discussion about “Manhattan Beach” by Jennifer Eagon. For more information or directions please contact Debbie Racka <debbie811123@gmail.com>, (931) 692-6088 or Flournoy Rogers <semmesrogers@gmail.com>, (931) 598-0733.

STHP Meeting

The Sewanee Trust for Historic Preservation (STHP) meets at 4 p.m., Monday, April 15, in the Otey Adult Education Room. The public is invited.

Franklin County Commission

The Franklin County Commissioners are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m., Monday, April 15, at the Franklin County Courthouse.

Franklin County Democratic Meeting

The Franklin County Democratic Party will meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, in the large community room at the Franklin County Annex, 839 Dinah Shore Blvd., Winchester. This will be the general meeting and cocktail party (non-alcoholic). Guest speaker is Tina Stevens, Director Franklin County library on “Your Library Today.” This will be followed by a meeting of the Executive Committee. Contact Bob Zimmerman for more information (931) 308-7202.

The Franklin County Democratic Women will meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, at the home of Sandy Rice. Speaker will be Dr. Amy Evans on “What is a Vaccine Anyway?” and “What is up with Tenncare?” A salad buffet will be served. Contact Sandy <sandrafrice55@gmail.com> for more info and directions.

EQB Meeting

Members of the EQB Club will gather at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 17, at St. Mary’s Sewanee. Lunch will be served at noon. Following lunch, approximately 12:30 p.m., we will likely have a brief annual meeting and then the pleasure of a Lead from Kelly Kietzke titled, “Ten Reasons Not to Through Hike the Appalachian Trail.” Interested non-members are welcome to arrive at 12:30 p.m. and sit in on the presentation.

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 meets at 8 a.m., Thursday, April 18, at the Sewanee Inn. Jay Fisher will give the presentation on the University of the South capital campaign.

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>.

Franklin County Republican Women Meeting

The FCRW monthly meeting will be at the Oasis Restaurant in Winchester, on Thursday, April 18. Lunch will begin at 11 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Sewanee Garden Club

The Sewanee Garden Club will meet at Abbo’s Alley at 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 22. Mary Priestley will be on hand to point out the many lovely and interesting aspects of Sewanee’s wooded treasure house. Guests and visitors are always welcome.

In the event of rain, the meeting will be at the home of Jill Carpenter, which will also be the site for refreshments after the tour.  For more information, please contact Flournoy Rogers at (931) 598-0733 or <semmesrogers@gmail.com>.

SUD Meeting

The Sewanee Utility District of Franklin and Marion Counties Board of Commissioners will have its regular meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, 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.

United Daughters of the Confederacy

The UDC Kirby-Smith Chapter 327 Sewanee will meet at the Oak Restaurant in Manchester, on Saturday, April 27, with the meeting beginning at 11:15 a.m.