Chamomile and Whiskey will perform Friday, February 28th at 10pm at O'Mainnin's Pub in downtown, Bristol, TN. Learn more about this group at Chamomile and Whiskey.
March is National Nutrition Month. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Nutrition stations with information and prizes will be scheduled for the following Food City locations:
Thursday, March 6, 5pm-7pm, Food City, 500 Forest Drive, Jonesborough, TN
Thursday, March 13, 5pm-7pm, Food City, 1205 N. Eastman Rd., Kingsport, TN
Thursday, March 20, 5pm-7pm, Food City, 1315 Euclid Ave., Bristol, VA
Thursday, March 27, 5pm-7pm, Food City, 2755 Andrew Johnson Hwy, Greeneville, TN
To learn more about National Nutrition Month visit this website.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Interstate Career Fair is going on today from 1pm-4pm at the Millenium Center in Johnson City, TN. If you are in the market for a job this is the place to visit today. Organizers say there are more than 70 businesses looking for new hires. Bring your resume and dress professionally if you plan on attending.
Clinch Valley Medical Center announces their exciting new Radiation Oncology technology. Introducing Agility, 21st century technology for the advanced treatment of cancer. Learn more by visit the hospital's website.
It's never too early to begin thinking about summer and what's summer without the beach. Now you can get a taste of that at the "PetTacular Beach Party." The event will benefit the Bristol Humane Society. Find out more by clicking here.
Follow the yellow brick road to the Magical Kingdom of OZ. Dress as your favorite OZ character and join the fun. The movie, The Wizard of Oz, will be shown. The event is Friday, February 28th from 6pm-9pm at the Memorial Park Community Center. For more information call 423-434-5749.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Song of the Mountain showcases the best talents in bluegrass and old-time music from the heart of the region. The concerts are held monthly at The Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Va. SteelDrivers headlines the show this weekend. For more information contact the Song of the Mountain.
The Paramount Center for the Arts has several new shows coming up in March. To find out how to get your tickets check out the Paramount website.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The American Advertising Federation of Southwest Virginia is pleased to announce the 2014 Downton Addy's Gala. The event will be held at the General Francis Marion Hotel in Marion, Va. For more information, click here.
The Sullivan County, Bluff City, Kingsport Animal Control Center helps thousands of animals every year find good homes in the region. To learn more, visit SBK.
The Singing Cookes will be performing at Chilhowie High school Thursday, February 27th at 7pm. Visit The Singing Cookes website to find out more.
Monday, February 24, 2014
It is important to take care of your teeth when you are young so they are healthy and strong when you are an adult. February is Dental Health Month. The Southwest Virginia Health Department recommends people follow these suggestions:
· Brush twice daily with a small amount of fluoride toothpaste,
· Use a soft toothbrush to clean teeth and gums,
· Avoid soda and energy/sports drinks that contain sugar - drink more water,
· Get dental sealants on teeth to prevent cavities
· Learn to use dental floss daily,
· Wear a mouth guard to protect teeth while playing sports and
· Have regular dental check-ups, at least once a year.
It's tax time and there's no time to waste. For all of your tax information visit H & R Block for details.
Spring is just around the corner and Tree Makers 2014 is here to help you as you plant and care for your trees. The Tree Makers 2014 event is Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 8:30am-3pm at Steele Creek Park Lodge. You must pre-register by Wednesday, February 26th by calling 423-764-4023.
Schedule of Events!
8:30 am — Light breakfast and check-in
9:00 am — “The Edible Landscape”
10:00 am — “Right Plant. Right Place”with Joe Thomas, Thomas Hollow Nursery
11:00 am — “Proper Selection and Planting”
12:00 Noon — Lunch and Break
12:45 pm — “Trees in the Field: a Health Walk”with ETSU Arborist, Travis Watson
Friday, February 21, 2014
The 3rd annual Marathon Jam rocks the Tri-Cities this weekend. The event is this Saturday, February 22nd from noon until midnight. The international fund raising event will benefit the Fisher House Foundation. The event will be held at the Hacienda Los Limon at 329 Eighth Street in Bristol, TN. All proceeds go to the Fisher House Foundation which provides support to military families. You can find out more about the Marathon Jam by clicking here.