CROSSVILLE — From left, Darlene Elkins, Norma Miszklevitz and Donna Plumlee being honored with the Ruby P. Ketner and Dottie De Witt Memorial Award. These ladies were the honorees from the 2011 Season and were recently presented with their names engraved on the plaques. The plaques are hung with pride in the women's locker room at the Lake Tansi Golf Course. The award is voted on by their fellow golfers. They were selected because of their outstanding performances for promoting the game of golf among women in Lake Tansi Village and in the spirit of good sportsmanship and friendly competition. Darlene Elkins is a member of the 9 hole ladies league while Norma Miszklevitz and Donna Plumlee are both members of the 18 hole ladies league. The ladies play every Thursday from early April through end of September.
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Fun and games on Memorial Day at the Thunderbird
Everyone is looking forward to Memorial Day, otherwise known as opening day for Lake Tansi. With it, Memorial Day will bring the onset of warm weather, vacationing and will set the tone for the Thunderbird Recreation Center, where children’s activities will abound under the direction of Stephanie Tanksley.
TSUD has state permit, new commissioner
William Corbin, the newly selected commissioner for Tansi Sewer Utility District, attended his first meeting in official capacity on April 9. Corbin was selected from a list submitted by the board to County Mayor Kenneth Carey Jr. last month.
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Snack Shack is now the Quack Shack
The Snack Shack, located at the beach, is under new management this year. It is being leased to Sheere Britt, who has 27 years of experience in the foodservice industry. Britt has made a lot of big changes, taking the snack shack and completely remaking it into a much more enjoyable experience for all property owners and guests and now calling it “The Quack Shack.”
Ruby P. Ketner and Dottie De Witt Memorial Award winners
Linda Carothers and Judi Hartman are being honored with the Ruby P. Ketner and Dottie De Witt Memorial Award.
Lake Tansi Small Pan Fish Anglers Club called to order with season’s first tournament
The Lake Tansi Small Pan Fish Anglers Club held their first meeting of the season on April 2, bringing to order the club’s events and dates and a season full of fishing days and frying nights which will continue every other Tuesday through October 15.
Benefit Golf Tournament set for May 8
The Hospice Board of Directors will host its 22nd annual Benefit Golf Tournament on Wednesday, May 8, at Lake Tansi Golf Course, according to tournament co-chairs Don and Sherry Koch. This event will raise funds for the only non-profit hospice organization in our local area. Hospice of Cumberland County provides comfort and care for the terminally ill as they spend their final days with dignity, surrounded by family and friends in homes and in our 6-bed residential facility, Cumberland House.
Post Office and Letter carriers association to hold ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ food drive May 11
On May 11, the Crossville Post Office will hold its annual food drive to help “Stamp Out Hunger” in America. The United States Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers’ (NALC) have partnered together for 21 years to create one of the most successful food drives in the nation.
Aqua Stretch classes offered at Tansi’s indoor pool on Fridays
Every Friday at 8:45 a.m., Michelle Vaughn will be instructing an Aqua Stretch class. This hour long class is a non-aerobic, water exercise class which teaches low impact, slow stretching techniques using body weight and water for resistance for elongating and mobilizing the muscles.
Lake Tansi Bass Club reinstates old school bass rules for 2013
The Lake Tansi Bass Club is gearing up for its 2013 season, luring Lake Tansi sportsmen to get their bass boats in ship shape for an anglers’ paradise of competitive tournaments. The first tournament was held April 18 and will continue every other Thursday, except August 22, until September 5.
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