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, April 22, with Layton Jackson, Sports Information Director. Gather at the Blue Chair Tavern for free coffee and conversation.

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.

Refreshments will be provided after the tour in the Gazebo at Abbo’s Alley. In the event of rain, the meeting will be held at the home of Jane Flynn. For more information, please contact Flournoy Rogers at (931) 598-0733 or <semmesrogers@gmail.com>.

Community Council Meeting

The following items are on the agenda for the Sewanee Community Council meeting scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, April 22, at the Senior Citizens’ Center.

Approval of the revised January minutes; approval of the March minutes; parks committee report, Potter; revised Community Council Constitution draft first reading, Whitmer; suggestions for parking policy revision, Berner; Village Update, Berner; Report on Southern Tennessee Regional Hospital System, Berner; 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, 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.

FCDW Meeting

The Franklin County Democratic Women will meet Tuesday, April 23 at 5:30 p.m., at the home of Sandy Rice in Sewanee.We will have a salad buffet. Dr. Amy Evans will discuss pediatric issues in the news: measles outbreak and loss of TennCare for kids. Brief business meeting following. 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 24, at St. Mary’s Sewanee. Lunch will be served at noon.

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 25, at St. Mary’s Sewanee. The presentation will be given by John Hille, on the Friends of the South Cumberland.

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>.

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.

Sewanee Fourth of July Planning

Planning begins for the best Fourth of July yet. The theme for 2019 is “Peace, Love, and Fireworks,” so get your tie-dye and peace signs ready for a groovy celebration. 

Volunteers are needed to help with the parade committee and to coordinate and run the children’s games. Contact Jade Barry at <jademcbee@gmail.com> for more information.

The planning meetings will be at 5:30 p.m., Mondays, April 29, May 13, June 3, 10, 17, and 24, and July 1, at the Sewanee Senior Citizens’ Center. 

Town of Monteagle

The Monteagle City Council will meet at 6 p.m., Monday April 29, at City Hall.