The Town of Tazewell and the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors held a dinner on February 4, 2014 at the Fuller Peery building, in honor of the emergency responders who responded to the New Year’s Eve fire on Main Street.
Tazewell County Board of Supervisor’s Chair, Charles Stacy thanked the responders for their tremendous efforts, as did Mayor Don Buchanan, Town Manager Todd Day, and Board of Supervisors and Emergency Services Committee Chair Mike Hymes.
The Board of Supervisers also recognized the responders during their meeting after the banquet, presenting them with plaques in honor of their services.
The annual Shop-With-a-Cop event was held on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the Pounding Mill Walmart.
The Town of Tazewell Community Thanksgiving Dinner was held on November 23, 2013.
The Tazewell Police Department, Tazewell County Juvenile Court and the Italian Village Restaurant would like to thank the following for their generous donation towards the community dinner. Without your help this event could not have been a success.
|Interim Health Care||New People’s Bank||Save-A-Lot|
|Food City||Grant’s Supermarket||Food Lion|
|Sam’s Club||Dennis & Susan Lee||Chris Plaster|
|Dr. Rodney Abrams||Dr. Steve Lutz||Dr. Ron Householder|
|Kelly Kidd Tires||Tazewell Moose Lodge||Country Variety Consignment|
|Lemon’s Jewelry||Felicia DeCourcy||Tray Ting House|
|Ultra Services||Mudfork Church of Christ||Lilies of the Field|
|Carter Bank & Trust||Gillespie, Hart, Altizer, & White||Jim Shortt|
|Central Church||Clinch Mountain Amish Furniture||James Buddy Blevins|
|Becker’s Jewelry||Broadwell, Gillespie, & Nimmo||Springville Christian Church|
|Hurst Scott Funeral Home||Leslie Howery Bail Bonds||Dr. Paul Carpio|
|Beauty Connection||J & R Gold||Your Grate Escape|
|Loose Change||Climbing Tree Theater||Labor of Love|
|Ruth Richardson||Tazewell County Board of Supervisors||Commonwealth Attorney’s Office|
|Penny Nimmo||Captain Sharon Cunningham||Bethany Long|
|John Keene||Monica Gonzalez||George Brown|
|Russell & Debra Hatfield||Lonnie Quesenberry||Jack Repass|
|Clint Neel||Boy Scouts Troop #93||Sherry Chambers|
|Bethel Arnold||Winding River||Tazewell Realty|
|Malcolm Browning – Tazewell Conveyor||Anonymous Donors|
|Little Debbie – Brad Pruitt|
In addition, we would like to thank all of those who volunteered their time to cook, deliver, serve, clean up, and offer fellowship to everyone in attendance. What a delightful surprise it was to have the children sing to us. Words cannot express our gratitude to everyone. Please remember during this holiday season to shop and support our local businesses, charities, and individuals. Without their support, community events would not be possible. Thank you to everyone involved.
Connie Roberts – Clerk Tazewell County Juvenile and Domestic Courts
Bill Weeks – Owner – Italian Village
DeWitt Cooper – Chief of Police, Town of Tazewell
The annual Christmas parade was held on November 30, 2013. Thanks to all of the participants, along with the parade onlookers who braved the cold. Hot chocolate and cookies were provided by the Tazewell Chamber of Commerce at the Altizer stage, and SATIRA provided popcorn.
The second annual Veteran’s Day Parade was held Sunday, November 10, 2013.
The parade began at Tazewell High School, and ended with a ceremony at the Veteran’s Memorial on Main Street in Tazewell. Over 160 Veterans were in attendance. A meal was served for the Veterans at the Main Street Methodist Church fellowship hall, on the corner of Main Street.
All area Veteran’s were invited to participate in the parade and meal. Transportation was provided to any Veteran which is not able to walk the parade route. This year the Veterans Parade Committee teamed up with the USMC Toys for Tots Campaign and asked all parade onlookers to bring a a toy and help provide a tangible sign of hope to economically disadvantaged children at Christmas. Toy collection spots were strategically placed throughout the parade route, to collect donations.
We extend a sincere thanks to all those who participated in the parade and toy drive!
The second annual Pumpkin Carving Contest was held on October 26, 2013. Prizes and treat bags were given out to all in attendance.
Kid’s Fishing Day was held on Saturday, October 5th, 2012.
The free event was sponsered by the Town of Tazewell Police Department and the Town of Tazewell.