Chamber eyes winter bowling
Special to The Monitor
SEVEN POINTS–The Tool/Seven Points Branch of The Greater Cedar Creek
Lake Area Chamber of Commerce (TGCCLACC) met Nov. 1 at Danny and
Shirley’s Dairy Queen of Seven Points.
The bi-monthly general meeting and networking breakfast brought a full
house to talk about community issues, such as the widening of State
Highway 334, new businesses in the area and upcoming calendar events for
the area chamber of commerce.
Don Gano, marketing director for LakePlex Bowling Lanes in Seven Points,
invited those in attendance to the Tuesday, Nov. 21, Business After
Hours at LakePlex.
The business will provide free bowling, free shoes and use of a ball for
chamber of commerce members from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Gano, along with Jo Ann Hanstrom, President of TGCCLACC, also introduced
a new winter bowling league for chamber members that’s scheduled for
Hanstrom and representatives from The Library at Cedar Creek Lake (Tere
Hatcher/A.G. Edwards, Chairman of the Library Board, and Sue Brown of
Friends of The Library) brought information on the upcoming fund-raiser
for the chamber and the library.
For the first time, the chamber, the library and the Henderson County
Performing Arts Center have formed a partnership to bring the HCPAC
Touring Company’s production of “Honky Tonk Laundry” to the stage at
Main Place Cinema in Seven Points Friday, Nov. 17.
The musical starts at 7 p.m., tickets are $20 each and proceeds benefit
both The Library at Cedar Creek Lake and The Greater Cedar Creek Lake
Area Chamber of Commerce.
“This is a perfect opportunity for area citizens to support the library
for education, the chamber for the business community and the arts at
Cedar Creek Lake, all under one roof at Main Place Cinema, and all for
one low ticket price. Bring your friends and family and start the 2006
holiday season off right,” Hanstrom said.
The Tool/Seven Points branch meets at 8 a.m. on the first Wednesday of
every other month for the networking breakfast. The next meeting will be
Wednesday, Jan. 3.
All members and potential members of TGCCLACC are welcome and encouraged
to attend and enjoy the networking with the Tool/Seven Points branch
Rotarians review activity
By Barbara Gartman
Monitor Staff Writer
GUN BARREL CITY–Rotary business was the program for the weekly Friday
luncheon of the Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake.
The first announcement was that a matching grant from Rotary District
5830 totaling $2,400 was awarded to the local club for the Klothes for
The club’s $2,400 match will make a total of $4,800 for clothes for 42
A “shopping day” has been set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at which
time Rotary volunteers will take the children shopping for new clothes.
Dennis Gilmore from the Henderson County Performing Arts Center in
Athens spoke on “Theater Night for Rotary (Athens Club),” explaining
club members enjoy cocktails, snacks, dessert and a show.
“We are interested in hosting a theater night for this club,” he said.
In other business, Rotarians were reminded:
• an exchange student, age 16, from a rural area close to Buenos Aires,
will be arriving in January for a two-month stay.
• plans are being made for group study exchange groups from other
The local district has two openings for Switzerland. Must be
non-Rotarian young adult between 25-40.
• of the club Christmas party, planned for Friday, Dec. 15.
• of the $23,000 ambassadoral scholarship for two young people from the
district to study abroad for one year doing graduate work.
Community blood drive set Nov.
Special to The Monitor
CEDAR CREEK LAKE–The Cedar Creek Lake Community Blood Drive, sponsored
by Carter BloodCare, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov.
11, at the following locations:
Brookshire’s in Seven Points, Brookshire’s in Mabank and Wal-Mart in Gun
This year, donors at the CCL blood drive will have a chance to win a
Every single day, patients in our local hospitals rely on transfusions
Please support their fight for life. Give blood.
This November, Carter BloodCare is giving thanks for our lifesaving
blood donors with a chance to win a $500 Visa gift card. Chances are
good wherever Visa is accepted.