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Hunters for the Hungry

Deer season brings hunger relief opportunities

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:49 pm

Thousands of Tennesseans took to the woods last weekend as the 2014 whitetail deer season opened statewide. Hunters will be allowed to take several deer through the roughly 90-day season. That’s where the Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program comes in. September is Hunger Awareness Month, and participating deer processors are ready to accept donations of lean, healthy venison as part of Hunters for the Hungry. Last year,

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  • FCE refurbishes historic sign

    Posted on June 25, 2014 at 6:51 am

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    For over 75 years, UT Extension has offered a program to better our communities. Known in the past as Home Demonstration Clubs or Extension Homemakers, the Family and Consumer Education (FCE) clubs offer a way to get involved and make a difference in our communities through service and education. The Dellrose-Hotrock FCE Club’s most recent project has been to refurbish an historical Home Demonstration Club sign that had fallen into

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  • Volunteers needed for FLC Museum

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 10:07 am

    Museum

    The Fayetteville/Lincoln County Museum Association invites anyone interested in volunteering at the Museum to attend a volunteer morning meeting on Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m. in the Museum. Refreshments will be served, and door prizes and tours given for any volunteer who may not be familiar with the Museum layout. All committed volunteers who have helped keep the Museum open from May to November in the past years are also

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  • Delap, Peery honored as ‘Volunteer Stars’

    Posted on March 17, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    First Lady Crissy Haslam joined Miss Tennessee 2013, Shelby Thompson, to honor volunteers from 39 counties at the Sixth Annual Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards ceremony in Franklin last week. The awards celebrated the efforts of 71 volunteers statewide, including two from Lincoln County, who strive to improve their communities through service. “I am thrilled to recognize Tennesseans who give of their time and resources to improve the community,” Mrs. Haslam

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  • Volunteer Kick-Off Breakfast is Tuesday

    Posted on March 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    The annual Volunteer Kick-Off Breakfast – a thank you to volunteers for all they do for the community – will be held on Tuesday, March 18, at 8 a.m. at South Central Human Resource Agency at 1437 Winchester Highway in Fayetteville. The event is hosted by the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Museum, and SCHRA’s Retire Senior Volunteer Program, all of which have activities in which volunteers

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  • Nominations on for state’s outstanding senior volunteer

    Posted on February 17, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Every day Tennessee senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here’s your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service program. Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, Salute to Senior Service recognizes the invaluable contributions of adults age 65 and

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  • RCA students, staff serve community

    Posted on December 30, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    Libby Wright and Barbie Haynes, students at Riverside Christian Academy, pause for a photo with Carol Davidson, a resident of Lincoln Care Center.

    Riverside Christian Academy middle and high school students spent the last day of school before the Christmas holiday serving the community. RCA students, faculty and staff gathered for the daily chapel service and enjoyed the Friday morning tradition of “the family circle singing”, which is a time when the whole student body gathers together in a circle on the gym floor to sing hymns. Later, the sixth through 12th grade

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