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American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary to sell Soup and Chili

Dec 5, 2015
11:00 a.m.
City Hall

The American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary will be selling soup and chili on the top floor of City Hall on the day of the parade, Saturday, Dec. 5th. Get a bowl of soup or chili, crackers, drink and dessert for $5.00. The money will be used to send boys and girls from DCHS to Boys and Girl's State. Please come and have lunch with us before and after the parade. We will be selling from 11:00 until 3:00. We need your help. If you would like to bring a dessert to share, or make a donation, please call Judy Redmon at 615-597-6240.

Angels Now Available through DeKalb Angel Tree Project

Dec 4, 2015
Local Banks

DeKalb County Angel Tree Angels are now at all DeKalb County Banks. Please come to any bank you choose to pick your Angel. The deadline for return is December 4th. If you have no time to shop, your donations will be used to make purchases. Thank you for making the children of DeKalb County have a bright and Merry Christmas.

DeKalb Democratic Party to Host Holiday Event

Dec 10, 2015
6:30 p.m.
DCHS Cafeteria

The DeKalb County Democratic Party will host its Annual Holiday Event on Thursday, December 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the DeKalb County High School cafeteria.

Former Mayor Karl Dean of Nashville will be the Keynote speaker. Lenda Sherrell, Hillary for America Tennessee Coordinator, will introduce Mayor Dean. Music for the evening will be provided by Tom Duggin performing Elvis’ Christmas Classics.

Join us for food, fun and music. If you have a special holiday food, feel free to share. If you have any questions, call Jordan Wilkins at 615-464-5440.

UCHRA Commodities Distribution

Dec 10, 2015
1:00 p.m.
UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN
Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office.

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.

11th Annual Toy and Coat Drive by Cash Express

Nov 17, 2015 to Dec 15, 2015
Cash Express

The 11th Annual Toy and Coat Drive by Cash Express is underway through December 15. This year the Smithville First Baptist Church and Pastor Jason will be joining the effort on behalf of all the needy in DeKalb County. Items to be accepted include coats, toys (new and gently used), and non-perishable foods. You may either drop off your donation at Cash Express at 126 East Bryant Street across from Rite Aid or any of a number of other locations in the county. For more information call 615-597-3427. All donations will go to the Angel Tree Project to be given as gifts for Christmas. Foods will be given to the Food Pantry for DeKalb County children. Children's coats will go to children in local schools. Any donated coats left over will go to the clothes closet.

Smithville Christmas Parade

Dec 5, 2015
1:00 p.m.
Smithville Elementary School

The Smithville Christmas Parade is set for Saturday,December 5th and will start from Smithville Elementary School at 1:00 pm.

Line up will begin at 11:00 am and the floats and vehicles need to enter from Walker Drive

Antique vehicles, or horse riders do not have to enter, they just need to unload at the Bill Page Ball park and come down Bryant Street before the parade starts.

To enter Floats, Kings, Queens, and other groups call Captain Jeff Wright at 615-597-6750 or Lieutenant John Poss at 615-597-1135

DeKalb County Senior Angel Tree Seeks Support

Nov 15, 2015 to Nov 30, 2015
DeKalb Florist

As we prepare our hearts for this holiday season and the demands of our time stretch us thin, please consider helping one of our precious seniors to have a happy Christmas.

DeKalb County Senior Angel Tree partners with NHC each year to provide gifts to seniors who may not otherwise receive a gift.

Senior Angel Trees are up at DeKalb Florist as well as Creative Styles Hair Salon and Headlines Hair Salon. Please consider helping.

DeKalb Retired Teachers Association Meeting

Dec 3, 2015
11:30 a.m.
Northside Elementary School

The DeKalb Retired Teachers Association Meeting will be Thursday, December 3 at Northside Elementary School at 11:30 a.m. First Bank will be the sponsor and host the luncheon. All retired teachers and paraprofessionals residing in DeKalb County are invited. The program will include a candlelight ceremony to honor deceased members who passed away this year. Members are asked to bring items for the auction to benefit DRTA Scholarship to be awarded to a DeKalb County High School senior majoring in education. Members are encouraged to bring school supplies and a package of Payday "snack" size candy bars for the PAYDAY service project.

Free Computer Classes

Nov 9, 2015
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
County Complex

Free Computer Classes - contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 to reserve a seat

•Computer Basics – Monday, November 9th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm (Motlow classroom)
•Online Genealogy Workshop - Tuesday, November 12th from 1:00 - 3:00 pm (Justin Potter Library)
•Word Basics – Monday, November 16th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm (Motlow classroom)
•Tablet/Phone/READS Workshop - Monday, December 7th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm (Motlow classroom) ; TN Promise students can earn community service hours by attending

Zentangle - Wednesday, December 2nd 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Harness and Nurture Your Creativity with Zentangle in the DeKalb Community Center Art Room

TN Promise Scholars and Student Council Volunteer Opportunity – contact the library at 615-597-4359 for more details

Town of Liberty Christmas Parade

Dec 6, 2015
2:00 p.m.

The Town of Liberty Christmas Parade will be on Sunday December 6, at 2:00 p.m. Staging will be at Salem Baptist Church at 1:00 p.m.. For more information please call 615-536-5419. Lots of fun for all ages, so start your Santa wish list now, and see you at the parade.


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