News Notes Weakley County Press 9-2-10

News Notes Weakley County Press 9-2-10

Posted: Friday, September 3, 2010 2:21 pm

Relay For Life kicks off season
The 2011 Weakley West Relay For Life season kicks off on tonight at 6 in the Community Room of the First State Bank at 106 University St. in Martin.  This is made up of survivors, teams and businesses from the Martin and Sharon.  Everyone is welcome to attend this “Pep Rally” and start a team, join a team or sign up as a survivor or sponsor.  On Aug. 27, Weakley County was recognized at Relay Summit – a regional training session held in Franklin – as fourth in the state of Tennessee for money raised per capita.

Unity convention is scheduled
The Good News Worship Center, 675 Reed Rd., Lexington invites everyone to attend the Unity Convention Sept. 10-12. The meeting on Friday will begin at 7 p.m., the meetings on Saturday will begin at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be Bishop Mark Dubois of Mackinaw, Ill. and the theme is “A View From the Heavens.” A fellowship meal will be served aft the Friday and Saturday meetings. Everything is free and everyone is encouraged to come and join in. For more information call (731) 968-2980 or visit

FHU to host Leadership Summit
On Tuesday, Sept. 21 the Freed-Hardeman University School of Business will host the second annual Leadership Summit. The purpose of the summit is to share information from proven leaders on how to be more effective leaders in business, government, church and in life. The leadership summit will include guest speakers Jim Haslam, founder of the Pilot Corporation, Matt Kisber, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, John Law, chief operating officer for Tennessee Farm Bureau, and Carl Kirkland, co-founder of Kirkland’s Inc. The event will be held in the Brown-Kopel Business Center on the campus of Freed-Hardeman University. Activities begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Do not miss this opportunity to hear from some of Tennessee’s greatest business leaders.


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