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2017-2018
Ossoli Circle Club Calendar

Program reminders and changes are announced in the
Life Section of Sunday's Knoxville News Sentinel

Ossoli Circle will not meet if Knox County Schools are canceled
DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.
If schools are canceled for other reasons, the meeting will be held as scheduled.

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2017 - Summer,  September,  October,  November,  December
2018 - January,  February,  March,  April,  May

Summer 2017

June 5, Monday 10:00-12:00 - Inventory Day
Penny Keim, Chair
Committee and Program Chairs assist
with the inventory
July 19,
    Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - Executive Board Meeting
Lunch provided by the President
July 26,
    Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - Summer Board of Directors Meeting
Lunch provided by the President
August 14, Monday 2:00 p.m. - I LOVE OSSOLI TEA
AT THE HOME OF MRS. RAVINDER SOOD
10232 El Pinar Drive
Tona Turpin, Event Chair
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September 2017

TBA
  Friday - Sunday
GFWC-TN Fall Conference
TBA
September 11,
  Monday
10:30-1:30 - OPENING DAY / MEMBERSHIP COFFEE
Fete Day
Sarah Searle, Event Chair
Janice Hixson, Membership Chair
Janie Bitner and Lorna Mathney, Refreshments Chairs
September 16,
  Saturday
- GFWC Smoky Mountain District Meeting
Ossoli Circle: Host Club
Ways and Means:Committee in Charge
September 18
  Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Public Issues - "Opera 101", Brian Salesky
Executive Director and Conductor of Knoxville Opera
11:30 a.m. Conservation - "The Wonder of Ijams"
Stephen Lyn Bales
12:30 p.m. - Art - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
September 25,
  Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Legislation & Resolutions - TBA
11:30 a.m. - President's Project - Honor Air 12:30 p.m.- Courtesy - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
September 27,
  Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - Board of Directors Meeting
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October 2017

October 2,
  Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Domestic Violence Awareness -
"The Restoration House", Mary Beth Meadows
11:30 a.m. - Business Meeting
12:30 p.m. - Decorations / Printing - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
October 9,
  Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Home Life - "The Upcoming Season"
Holly Warlick, Head Coach of the Lady Vols
11:30 a.m. - History - "Why the Second Amendment?"
Wayne Cutler
12:30 p.m. - Club Calendar/Finance/Bylaws & Revisions - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
October 16,
  Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Public Issues - "smoky Mountain Service Dogs"
Mike Kitchens, Volunteer Chair of
Smoky Mountain Service Dogs
11:30 a.m. - Music - Tuesday Morning Music Club
12:30 p.m. - Appalachian Assistance / Properties - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
October 23,
  Monday
10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
REPLACEMENT BRIDGE / GAME DAY BENEFIT
Wanda Taylor & Kathy BUtcher, Event Chairs
Susan Calabrese, Lunch
Silent Auction, Ways and Means
Janie Bitner & Lorna Matheny, Fashion Show
October 25,
  Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - Board of Directors Meeting
October 30,
  Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Conservation - "Wildlife Conservation",
Dr. Richard Strange
11:30 a.m. - Bible - "The Faith and Religious Life of Lizzie Crozier
French", Lou McNutt, Ossoli Member
12:30 p.m. - Education - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
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November 2017

November 6,
  Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Education - "How to Sell Your Home in Knoxville's
Market", Susan Calabrese, Realtor and Ossoli Member
11:30 p.m. - Business Meeting
12:30 p.m. - Public Issues - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
November 13,
  Monday
10:30 a.m. - FOUNDERS' RECOGNITION DAY
Nancy Carmon, Event Chair
11:30 p.m. - Art - "Pennies for the Arts / GFWC"
Elizabeth Koester, Ossoli member
12:30 p.m. - Ways and Means - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
November 20,
  Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - International Outreach - "Touching the Untouchables"
Dr. Aron Samuel
11:30 p.m. - Music - Tuesday Morning Music Club
12:30 p.m. - Conservation - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
November 23,
  Thursday
Thanksgiving
November 27,
  Monday
NO MEETING
November 29,
  Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - Board of Directors Meeting
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December 2017

December 4,
   Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Book Study - "Piddle Diddle"
Children's books, Wayne and Ralphine Major
11:30 p.m. - Business Meeting
12:30 p.m. - Music - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
December 12,
   Monday
11:00 a.m. - PRESIDENTS' DAY
Fete Day
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January 2018

January 8,
   Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Public Issues - "A Path Appears - A Journey
with Nickolas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn",
Nancy Carmon, Ossoli member
11:30 a.m. - Bible - TBA
12:30 p.m. - Home Life - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
January 15,
   Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - History - "The Meaning of Our Flags",
Rochelle Cordova
11:30 a.m. - Music - Tuesday Morning Music Club
12:30 p.m. - House/Legislation & Resolutions - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
January 22,
   Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - LEADERSHIP DAY - Mayor Madeline Rogero
11:30 a.m. - TBA
12:30 p.m. - Publicity/Domestic Violence Awareness - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
January 24,
  Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - Board of Directors Meeting
January 29,
   Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Conservation "Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald,
Tennessee", Todd Montgomery
11:30 a.m. - Education - TBA
12:30 p.m. - Past Presidents - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
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February 2018

February 5,
   Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Art - "The Art of Conducting", Aram Demirjian,
Director & Conductor of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
11:30 a.m. - Business Meeting
12:30 p.m. - Education - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
February 12,
  Monday
10:00 a.m. - Ossoli in Action Benefit Party
Minga Barnes, Event Chair
February 19,
   Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Business Meeting
11:30 a.m. - Music - Tuesday Morning Music Club
12:30 p.m. - Courtesy - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
February 26,
   Monday
  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Home Life - "Firearm Safety", Jody Zorsch,
Training Officer and Jerry Zorsch, President,
Oak Ridge Sportsmen's Association
11:30 a.m. - History - "Adelicia Acklen: The Splendor and
the Sorrow of a Southern Lady", Ann Toplovich,
Director of the Tennessee Historical Commission
12:30 p.m. - New Board Members - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
February 28,
  Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - Board of Directors Meeting
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March 2018

March 5, Monday  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Book Study - "The Red Chameleon", Erica Wright
11:30 p.m. - Business Meeting
12:30 p.m. - History - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
March 12, Monday  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Bible - "Singing Our Faith",
Pat Clendenen, Ossoli member
11:30 a.m. - Education - TBA
12:30 a.m. - Newsletter/Contact - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
March 19, Monday10:00 a.m. - WHITE LINEN LUNCHEON
Kim Overman, Ways and Means Chair
March 26, Monday  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - International Outreach - "International Costumes
and Adornments", presented by The McClung Museum
11:30 a.m. - Domestic Violence Awareness - "The Blanket
Exercise", Ossoli members, Nancy Carmon and Cherly Smith
12:30 a.m. - New Members/Membership - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
March 28,
  Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - Board of Directors Meeting
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April 2018

April 2, Monday NO MEETING
April 9, Monday  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Art - "Art Contest", Knoxville area schools
11:30 a.m. - Buriness Meeting
12:30 p.m. - Book Study - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
April 16, Monday  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Home Life - "Retirement Finances",
Ali Swafford, PhD
11:30 a.m. - International Outreach - "A Tour of Duty",
in the United States Navy, Selena Patterson
12:30 p.m. - Bible/Library - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
April 23, Monday  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - GFWC Federation Day
11:30 a.m. - Memorial Service - The Rev. Pat Clendenen,
Ossoli member
12:30 p.m. - Bridge - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
April 25,
   Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - Joint Board of Directors Meeting
Covered dish lunch by present board
April 30, Monday  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - "Surprise Program"
11:30 a.m. - Book Study - "The Underground Girls of Kabul",
Verna McLain
12:30 p.m. - Inventory/Hospitality - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
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May 2018

May 7, Monday  9:45 a.m. - Fellowship in small dining room
10:30 a.m. - Appalachian Assistance Scholarships
11:30 a.m. - Business Meeting
12:30 p.m. - Grounds/Prospectus - Lunch
After lunch, bridge
May 14, Monday 10:30 a.m. - INSTALLATION DAY - Fete Day
Installation of Officers
Charlotte Miller, Event Chair
Janie Bitner & Lorna Matheny, Refreshment Chairs
June 2018 GFWC International Convention - TBA
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2017 - Summer,  September,  October,  November,  December
2018 - January,  February,  March,  April,  May