BLOUNT COUNTY UNITED CALENDAR

  • JANUARY 2018 – JANUARY 2019

JANUARY 2018

Saturday, January 6

  • 4:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m. – Public Forum (Faith Committee – prelude to MLK Events)

Friday, January 13 – Monday, January 15

  • MLK Events

Saturday, January 27

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BCU regular meeting – (Education Committee to present)
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m BCU Executive Board meeting

FEBRUARY 2018

Thursday, February 8

  • 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Civic Committee Signing of Covenant Ceremony, Blount County Library

Saturday, February 24

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BCU regular meeting – (Civic Committee to present)
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m BCU Executive Board meeting

MARCH 2018

Tuesday, March 13

  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Civic Committee Presentation

Saturday, March 24

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BCU regular meeting – We will join NAACP in door to door Voter Registration Campaign
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. BCU Executive Board meeting

APRIL 2018

Wednesday, April 4

  • 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Faith Committee Pot Luck Fellowship Dinner, New Providence (50TH Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Assassination)

Saturday, April 28

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BCU regular meeting – (Civic Committee will present)
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m BCU Executive Board meeting

MAY 2018

Thursday, May 3

  • 6: 30 p.m. – National Day of Prayer Celebration (Faith Committee)

Saturday, March 26

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BCU regular meeting – (Education Committee will present)
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m BCU Executive Board meeting

JUNE 2018

Saturday, June 23

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BCU regular meeting – (Civic Committee will present)
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m BCU Executive Board meeting

NO MEETING IN JULY

AUGUST 2018

Saturday, August 25

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BCU regular meeting – (Faith Committee will present)
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m BCU Executive Board meeting

Thursday, August 30

  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. “Meet Our Immigrant Neighbors–a moderated panel discussion”
    Location: Monte Vista Baptist Church, 1735 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville, TN
    Sponsors: Blount County United Education Committee and Blount County SURJ (Standing Up for Racial Justice)
    Contact: MeetOurImmigrantNeighbors @ gmail.com

Description: Join us to hear the personal stories of several area residents with a range of immigration experiences. Members of a panel will share their experiences, followed by a discussion with the audience.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Thursday, September 20

  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. “Community Well-Being with a Racial Justice Lens”
    Location: Monte Vista Baptist Church, 1735 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville, TN
    Sponsors: Blount County United Education Committee and Blount County SURJ (Standing Up for Racial Justice)
    Contact: BCCommunityWellBeing @ gmail.com

Description: This is the first in a series of community workshops that will use a racial justice lens to look at community well-being. Workshop leaders and participants will explore our own family histories, learn about the policies and practices that have produced the financial differences we see today and consider policy changes and community projects we can promote to address the legacy of racism. This is a free event and open to the public.

Saturday, September 21

  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. BCU Executive Board Meeting

Saturday, September 28

  •   1 p.m.  — Annual Prayer Walk Against Racism and Violence.  Start at New Providence Presbyterian Church Westminster Hall. Finish at Blount County Courthouse for prayer and song. 
 

OCTOBER 2018

Saturday, October 27

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BCU regular meeting (Planning for 2019)
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. BCU Executive Board Meeting

NO REGULAR MEETING IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2018

JANUARY 2019

Tuesday, January 29

  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. “Community Well-Being with a Racial Justice Lens”
    Location: Blount County Public Library, Sharon Lawson Room, 508 N. Cusick St., Maryville, TN
    Sponsors: Blount County United Education Committee and Blount County SURJ (Standing Up for Racial Justice)
    Contact: BCCommunityWellBeing @ gmail.com

Description: This is the second in a series of community workshops that will use a racial justice lens to look at community well-being. Workshop leaders and participants will explore policies and practices related to one of four topics in depth with attention to financial differences we see today and consider policy changes and community projects we can promote to address the legacy of racism. This is a free event and open to the public. Future workshops are anticipated.Ci