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WENK/WTPR remind you that if you have civic or community news, send it to us and we’ll air that information free of charge. You can mail it, e-mail it, fax it to us, or bring it by. We do not accept it over the phone, but you can call us at (731)-885-1240 / (731)-642-7100 / (931)-232-2246 for mailing addresses, e-mail or fax numbers.

4/21  THERE WILL BE A HIRING EVENT WITH “A PLACE CALLED HOME” AT GOODWILL CAREER SOLUTIONS, ON SOUTH FIRST STREET IN UNION CITY, ON TUESDAY FROM 11AM-2PM.  “A PLACE CALLED HOME” SEEKS TO HIRE 10 CAREGIVER POSITIONS IN UNION CITY AND THE SURROUNDING AREA.  PAY RATE RANGES FROM $8-$9 PER HOUR BASED ON EXPERIENCE.  BRING YOUR RESUME, PHOTO ID, SOCIAL SECURITY CARD AND COME READY TO INTERVIEW.

4/22  MILES HEAD START AND EARLY HEAD START WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR ENROLLMENT OF CHILDREN FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR THIS WEEK.  REGISTRATION DAYS WILL BE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY FROM 8AM-3PM AT MILES HEAD START ON EAST COLLEGE STREET IN UNION CITY.  BOTH PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE AT NO COST FOR FAMILES.  BE SURE TO BRING PROOF OF CHILD’S AGE, CONTACT INFORMATION, TENN-CARE/INSURANCE CARD, PROOF OF INCOME AND SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS FOR EACH FAMILY MEMBER.  TO FIND OUT MORE, CALL JONATHAN AT 885-1533.

4/25  THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN ROTC PROGRAM WILL HOST THE “I AM STRONG” 5K ON SATURDAY STARTING AT NOON IN FRONT OF CROSS-FIT, NEAR THE NEW E.W. JAMES.  REGISTRATION IS $20 PER PERSON AND GROUPS OF 5 OR MORE WILL BE OFFERED A SPECIAL DISCOUNT.  THE RACE IS BEING HELF TO CELEBRATE 99 YEARS OF THE ARMY ROTC PROGRAM NATIONWIDE. 

4/25  LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES NATIONAL RECREATION AREA AND THE WEST KENTUCKY AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS WILL HOST NATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY ON SATURDAY AT THE GOLDEN POND PLANETARIUM FROM NOON-4PM.  THERE WILL BE TELESCOPE DISPLAYS, HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES AND FREE PLANETARIUM SHOWS THROUGHOUT THE DAY.  PLUS, THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL “STAR PARTY” AT THE OBSERVATORY AFTER DARK.  TO FIND OUT MORE, GO TO LANDBETWEENTHELAKES.US.

4/26  CIVIL WAR DAYS RETURNS TO DISCOVERY PARK THIS WEEKEND.  BOTH THE CONFEDERATE AND THE UNION WILL BE REPRESENTED; THERE WILL BE ARTILLERY DEMONSTRATIONS, STORY-TELLING AND MUCH MORE.  THE GREAT LAWN WILL BE FULL OF ALL SORTS OF CIVIL WAR DEMONSTRATIONS.  CIVIL WAR DAYS WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AND RUN THROUGH SUNDAY.  TO FIND OUT MORE, GO TO DISCOVERYPARKOFAMERICA.COM.

4/26  DRESDEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2015 WILL PRESENT “THE GREAT PRETENDERS” AT THE DRESDEN HIGH SCHOOL GYM ON SATURDAYAT 7:30PM AND SUNDAY AT 2PM.  TICKETS ARE $7 IN ADVANCE OR $8 AT THE DOOR.

4/29  HENRY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER WILL OFFER HEALTH SCREENINGS AT RHODES INSURANCE, ON MINERAL WELLS AVENUE IN PARIS, ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29TH FROM 9AM-11AM.  THERE WILL BE FREE FINGER STICK BLOOD SUGAR, OSTEOPOROSIS AND BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS AVAILABLE.  PLUS, FINGER STICK TOTAL CHOLESTEROL AND LIPID PANEL TESTS WILL BE OFFERED FOR A MINIMAL FEE.  TO FIND OUT MORE, CALL 644-8266.

4/30  THE MONTH OF APRIL IS “HENRY COUNTY RABIES VACCINATION MONTH”.  ALL PARTICIPATING ANIMAL CLINICS IN HENRY COUNTY WILL OFFER DOG OR CAT VACCINATIONS FOR $6 PLUS A $1.50 LICENSE FEE.  LAKEWAY ANIMAL CLINIC, MINERAL WELLS ANIMAL CLINIC, PARIS VETERINARY CLINIC AND THE ANIMAL DOCTOR WILL OFFER THESE SPECIAL RATES THROUGH APRIL 30TH.

4/30  UNION CITY PARKS AND RECREATION NOW HAS SIX FLAGS ST. LOUIS TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.  THE PRICE FOR A ONE DAY GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET IS $40.  SEASON PASSES ARE AVAILABLE AS WELL.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 885-0354 OR GO TO UCPARK.COM.

5/2  THE “TWISTER TROT” 5K RUN/WALK WILL BE ON SATURDAY, MAY 2ND AT UNION CITY HIGH SCHOOL.  REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN AT 7AM AND THE RACE WILL START AT 8AM.  THE ENTRY FEE IS $20 IF YOU PAY BY APRIL 17TH; OTHERWISE IT IS $25 ON RACE DAY.  PLUS, ALL UNION CITY SCHOOL STUDENTS MAY PARTICIPATE FOR HALF PRICE.  PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE UNION CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL PTO.

5/1  SHILOH METHODIST WILL PRESENT THE YOUTH WORSHIP EXPERIENCE “SOAR 2015” ON FRIDAY, MAY 1ST AT THE CENTRAL COMMUNITY CENTER ON JONES BEND EXTENDED IN PARIS STARTING AT 7PM.  JUSTIN DALEY WILL BE THE FEATURED SPEAKER AND THERE WILL BE MUSIC FROM CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN BAND “RISEN”.  EVERYONE IS WELCOME.

5/2  THE FIRST ANNUAL BIG SANDY PROJECT GRADUATION 5K COLOR RUN/WALK ON SATURDAY, MAY 2ND AT BIG SANDY HIGH SCHOOL STARTING AT 9AM.  ENTRY FEE IS $20.  THERE WILL BE TROPHIES AWARDED TO THE TOP FINISHERS IN EACH AGE BRACKET.  TO FIND OUT MORE, CALL CHRISTIE AT 731-441-4936.

5/2  MARTIN PARKS AND RECREATION ARE TEAMING UP WITH HARPER’S WRECKER SERVICE AND BOY SCOUT TROOP 1776 FOR “TOUCH A TRUCK” ON SATURDAY, MAY 2ND FROM 10AM-1PM AT THE MARTIN RECREATION COMPLEX.  THE ANNUAL EVENT ALLOWS KIDS TO GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH OVER 30 VEHICLES INCLUDING A FIRE TRUCK, AMBULANCE, POLICE CAR, HELICOPTER AND MORE.  THE EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE.  TO FIND OUT MORE, CALL MARTIN PARKS AND REC AT 587-6784.

5/6  THERE WILL BE A CAREER FAIR AT THE UNION CITY NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 6TH FROM 9AM-3PM.  OVER 20 EMPLOYERS INCLUDING COX OIL, TYSON FOODS AND COCA-COLA WITH BE ON HAND WITH OVER 150 JOBS OPENINGS.  PAY RATES RANGE FROM $7.25-$18.20 PER HOUR.  TO FIND OUT MORE, CALL GOODWILL CAREER SOLUTIONS AT 884-4324.

5/7  GOODWILL CAREER SOLUTIONS WILL CELEBRATE “GOODWILL WEEK” MAY 4TH-MAY 8TH  WITH SEVERAL WORKSHOPS FOR THE COMMUNITY.  ON MONDAY, MAY 4TH FROM 1PM-2PM, THERE WILL BE AN INTERVIEW SKILLS WORKSHOP WHERE INDIVIDUALS CAN LEARN HOW TO PREPARE AND WHAT TO DO DURING AN INTERVIEW.  ON THURSDAY, MAY 7TH FROM 10AM-11AM, THERE WILL BE AN EMAIL BASICS CLASS WHERE PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN HOW TO SET UP AND NAVIGATE AN EMAIL ACCOUNT.  ALL WORKSHOPS ARE OFFERED FREE OF CHARGE.  TO FIND OUT MORE, CALL 884-4324.

5/9  THE 4TH ANNUAL “RUN TO REMEMBER” 5K WILL BE SATURDAY, MAY 9TH AT OBION COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL IN TROY.  REGISTATION BEGINS AT 8AM AND THE RACE STARTS AT 9AM.  THERE WILL BE A BALLOON RELEASE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE RUN AT 8:45AM.  ENTRY FEE IS $20 PER PERSON, ALTHOUGH FAMILY TEAMS OF 3 OR MORE WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNTED RATE OF $15 PER PERSON.  YOU CAN ALSO PURCHASE A SIGN WITH THE NAME AND BIRTHDAY OF YOUR SPECIAL BABY FOR $5 AND IT WILL BE PLACED ALONG THE LAST PART OF THE COURSE.  PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT WILL BENEFIT THE PSALM 4:8 FOUNDATION.

5/15  THERE WILL BE A WALK OF HOPE COMMUNITY YARD SALE AT UNION CITY NURSING AND REHAB ON EAST REELFOOT AVENUE ON FRIDAY, MAY 15TH FROM 8AM-5PM.  DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THURSDAY, MAY 14TH.  PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT WILL BENEFIT THE OBION COUNTY HOMETOWN WALK OF HOPE WHICH IS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH.

5/15  THE UNION CITY CIVITAN CLUB ARE SELLING VIDALIA ONIONS AGAIN THIS YEAR.  THE SWEET ONIONS WILL BE DELIVERED AROUND MAY 15TH FRESH FROM THE VIDALIA ONION FIELDS IN GEORGIA.  THE CLUB WILL BE TAKING PRE-ORDERS AND SELLING A 10LBS BAG FOR $10.  ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE WILL GO TOWARD SUPPORTING THE CLUB’S CHARITABLE PROJECTS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PRE-ORDER, CALL JERRY PASCHALL AT 536-5519. 

5/16  SULLIVAN DENTISTRY WILL HOST THE “RUNNING FOR OUR HEROES” 5K ON SATURDAY, MAY 16TH AT UNION CITY HIGH SCHOOL.  REGISTRATION STARTS AT 7:45AM AND THE RACE BEGINS AT 8:30AM.  ENTRY FEEE IS $20 IF YOU PAY BY MAY 9TH, OTHERWISE IT WILL BE $25 ON RACE DAY.  YOU CAN ALSO PURCHASE LUMINARIES IN HONOR OF THOSE FIGHTING CANCER OR IN MEMORY OF A LOVED ONE FOR $5 EACH.  ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO THE OBION COUNTY WALK OF HOPE.

5/22  DISCOVERY PARK OF AMERICA WILL HOST THE 2ND ANNUAL CARDBOARD BOAT REGATTA ON SATURDAY, MAY 30TH.  THE DEADLINE TO ENTER A BOAT IN THE REGATTA THIS YEAR IS FRIDAY, MAY 22ND.  AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT FOR 1ST, 2ND AND 3RD PLACE.  THERE WILL ALSO BE SPECIAL AWARDS LIKE THE “VAN GOGH AWARD” FOR MOST CREATIVE AND THE “TITANIC AWARD” FOR MOST SPECTACULAR SINKING.  THE COST IS $35 AND THAT INCLUDES 4 PASSES TO DISCOVERY PARK ON THE DAY OF THE RACE.  TO GET SIGNED UP, CALL DISCOVERY PARK AT 885-5455 OR GO TO DISCOVERYPARKOFAMERICA.COM.






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