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Sep 25, 2017

Senior Services to offer The Golden Workout

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., is offering those ages 50 and older The Golden Workout, a series of classes aimed at increasing strength and mobility. Workout sessions will be held from 5-6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 9-Nov. 15.
Cost is $20 for all 12 sessions. Please register by Monday, Oct. 9 at either the Senior Services or Recreation desk at MPCC. For more information, please call Jim Hastings at (423)491-0444. 

CONTACT:
Lauren Fowler, program coordinator
Senior Services 
(423) 434-4852


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Sep 25, 2017

Senior Services to offer ABCs of Medicare

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., is offering those already on Medicare, or who soon will be on Medicare, an opportunity to learn how the federal health insurance program works. Melody Conklin with the First Tennessee Area on Aging and Disability will present basic information from 11 a.m.-noon on Friday, Oct. 13. This is a free program.

Please pre-register in person at the Senior Services desk at MPCC or by calling (423)434-6237. 

CONTACT:
Deb Fogle, manager
Senior Services 
(423)434-6231

CONTACT: Deb Fogle, manager
Senior Services 
(423)434-6231

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Sep 25, 2017

MLK Task Force to meet Tuesday

The MLK Task Force will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 26) in the Administrative Conference Room of the Municipal and Safety Building, 601 E. Main St. 

CONTACT:
Angie Carrier, director
Development Services
(423)434-5955

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Sep 22, 2017

Section of South Roan to be closed for sewer repair

South Roan Street between East Highland Road and East Chestnut Street will be closed from 7 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 24) until approximately 7 a.m. Monday (Sept. 25) for a sewer line repair. Detours will be in place. 

CONTACT:
Steve Harsh, water/wastewater maintenance superintendent
Water and Sewer Services
(423)975-2636


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Sep 22, 2017

Senior Services to host flu, pneumonia vaccination clinic Oct. 2

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will host a flu and pneumonia vaccination clinic for ages 50 and older from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2. Walgreens Pharmacy will provide the vaccinations, which will be billed to insurance (participants must bring insurance card) or provided for a fee of $31.99 for flu and $220 for pneumonia.

To pre-register and for more information, call (423)434-6237. 

CONTACT:
Deb Fogle, manager
Senior Services
(423)434-6231

CONTACT: Deb Fogle, manager
Senior Services
(423)434-6231

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Sep 22, 2017

BOC to hold one October meeting, set for Oct. 12

The Johnson City Board of Commissioners will meet only once during the month of October, on Oct. 12. The October agenda review will take place on Oct. 9. Both meetings will begin at 6 p.m. 

CONTACT:
Beth Greene, executive assistant
Administration
(423)434-6002

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Sep 21, 2017

Senior Services to offer Core Fit

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., is offering ages 50 and older Core Fit, a class that focuses on abs, lower back, and glutes to build a stable, stronger and more powerful core. Sessions will be held 8:30-9:30 a.m. each Friday in October. Cost is $2 per class. Participants may bring their own exercise mats

Please register in person at MPCC the morning of each class. For more information, call (423)434-6237. 

CONTACT:
Lauren Fowler, program coordinator
Senior Services
(423)461-4852

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Sep 21, 2017

Free child safety event set for Oct. 4 at Farmers Market

The Johnson City Police Department will offer a free Child Safety Day at the Farmers Market on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. School resource officers will utilize this time during fall break to perform child safety seat checks to ensure seats are installed properly. They will also be on hand to answer questions, and educate parents and caregivers about child passenger safety, drug abstinence, and other important safety topics.
The Farmers Market is located at the Pavilion at Founders Park between Commerce and Buffalo streets.

CONTACT:
J.T. Holleman, school resource officer
Johnson City Police Department 
(423)335-4753

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Sep 21, 2017

Freedom Hall Pool to offer lifeguard certification course

Freedom Hall Pool, 1320 Pactolas Road, will offer American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification classes for ages 15 and older Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Schedule is as follows:
• Friday, Sept. 29: 6-9 p.m.
• Saturday, Sept. 30: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
• Sunday, Oct. 1: 1-6 p.m.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be certified in lifeguarding, first aid, CPR Pro and AED essentials for the professional rescuer. A course fee of $200 per person is due prior to the first class. Fee includes face mask and all certifications. Certification is valid for two years.

For more information and to register, please call (423)434-5754. 

CONTACT:
Rachel Evans, aquatics supervisor
Parks and Recreation
(423)434-5754

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Sep 20, 2017

Volunteers needed for Civil Service Commission

The Johnson City Board of Commissioners soon will consider three appointments to the Civil Service Commission. The Civil Service Commission addresses Police and Fire employees’ civil service matters and meets quarterly. These appointments will begin in January; one will expire December 2018, and the other two will expire December 2019.
Applicants must be City residents.

Applications may be picked up at the Municipal and Safety Building, 601 E. Main St., or can be mailed or faxed by calling (423)434-6009. To complete an application online, visit www.johnsoncitytn.org/boards. Deadline for submitting an application is Friday, Oct. 20. Applications are kept on file for current year only.

For more information regarding Civil Service Commission functions, please contact Richard Lockner at (423)434-6018. 

CONTACT:
Sheri Keenan, administrative coordinator
Administration
(423)434-6009

CONTACT: Sheri Keenan, administrative coordinator
Administration
(423)434-6009

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