The Crumley House Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center in Limestone will host its annual Polynesian Beach Party Saturday evening, Aug. 9.A tropical flavored celebration of the generosity of contributors’ who make The Crumley House’s residential and day programs possible, the festivities will begin at 4 p.m. with nostalgic tours of the Powell Family Tractor Museum, featuring more than 60 restored 1937-60 Farmall Letter Series tractors under roof in a renovated barn on the neighboring Powell farm. The party will start at 5 at The Crumley House and will include live and silent auctions, a Polynesian-style dinner and live music and dancing with The Spirit of Soul Band.Sponsorships and large and small items for the auctions are needed. All proceeds will help The Curmley House provide programming to increase the cognitive, physical and occupational abilities of people who have suffered traumatic brain injuries. Tickets and sponsorship information may be obtained by contacting Michelle Ferguson at The Crumley House at 257-3644.
To help advance the fight against colon cancer and assist a longtime employee of The Wellness Center with the cost of his treatment, Mountain States Health Alliance will host a benefit, July 4th 5K Friday morning beginning at 9 at The Wellness Center at 200 Med Tech Parkway.The “Run for Ron” road race is being held in honor of Ron Renfro, a personal trainer at The Wellness Center for more than 20 years. The course will follow Knob Creek Road to Sunset Drive and North State of Franklin Road back to center. Walkers and strollers and pets are also are welcome. The entry fee $30 on the morning of the race or $25 for those who register early at The Wellness Center or at Foot Rx at 3135 Peoples St. All entry fees will go to the American Cancer Society and all proceeds from race sponsorships will be used to help Renfro with expenses not covered by insurance. For sponsorship information or more race details, contact Steve Pastorek at The Wellness Center at 431-5542.If there is a need or a project in your neighborhood the Good Neighbor column can assist with, contact Sue Guinn Legg at email@example.com, P.O. Box 1717, Johnson City, TN 37605 1717 or 929-3111, ext. 335. Follow Sue Guinn Legg on Twitter @sueleggjcpress. Like her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sueleggjcpress.