Scenic City Friends Have Host Of Fun Activities

Monday, June 17, 2019

Scenic City Friends, a 50+ group of men and women volunteering at Parkridge Hospital, enjoysfellowship several times monthly. 

 

Travel with the travel coordinator includes day trips to Harrah’s Casino and Cumberland Playhouse in Crossville and overnight bus trips all over the United States.

 

The group meets and plays cards twice monthly.  Lunch Bunch and Supper Club groups meet monthly sampling different dining establishments around the city.

 

The Monthly Covered Dish Lunch Meeting will be June 27. The noon meetings feature guest speakers and entertainment. These are held at Parkridge Hospital, 2333 McCalle Ave Plaza Two, Room 206.

 

Officials said, "If you would like to join our club, volunteer or attend one of our events contact our office at 423-495-1864 or check us out on Facebook at Scenic City Friends or email us at sceniccityfriends@gmail.com


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