Upcoming Meetings


American Legion 

American Legion Post 51 will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11, in the Legion Hall on University Avenue in Sewanee. 

FCDP Meetings

On Saturday, May 11, at 1 p.m., Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party Mary Mancini is coming for a meet and greet with African-American voters to listen to their concerns about voter suppression and lack of representation. Also to be discussed is the formation of an African-American caucus. The meeting will be at the Franklin County Annex, Small Meeting Room, 839 Dinah Shore Blvd., Winchester.

The Franklin County Democratic Party will have its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, at the Franklin County Annex, Small Meeting Room.

Coffee with the Coach

Coffee with the Coach, an opportunity to learn more about Sewanee’s sports teams, continues at 9 a.m., Monday, May 13. Gather at the Blue Chair Tavern for free coffee and conversation.

Franklin County School Board

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

Sewanee Fourth of July Planning

Planning continues for the “Peace, Love, and Fireworks,” Sewanee Fourth of July celebration. 

Volunteers are needed to help 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, May 13, June 3, 10, 17, and 24, and July 1, at the Sewanee Senior Citizens’ Center. 

Laurel Lake Garden Club

The Laurel Lake Garden Club will meet at 9 a.m., Tuesday, May 14, for a tour of Mary’s Greenhouse in McMinnville and Randall Walker Farms in Morrison. Following our visit to the two nurseries, we will have a luncheon meeting at Boskey’s Grille in Manchester. At the meeting, there will be a presentation/workshop on propagation.

P.E.O. Sisterhood

The May meeting of Chapter Z Tennessee of the International P.E.O. Sisterhood will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 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, May 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.

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, May 16, at the Sewanee Inn. The speaker will be Eric Hartman, who will discuss “Trends in Higher Education.”

FCRW Meeting

The Franklin County Republican Women’s monthly meeting will be on Thursday, May 16, at the Oasis Restaurant in Winchester. Lunch will begin at 11 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 11:30 am.

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>.

Town of Monteagle

The Monteagle City Council will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, May 20, at City Hall.

Community Council

The next meeting of the Community Council is scheduled at 7 p.m., Monday, May 20, at the Senior Citizens’ Center, if agenda items warrant a meeting. 

SUD Meeting

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