Happy Mothers Day! Byrdstown-Pickett Co Update May 7, 2021

From press release:

Happy Friday!

Happy Mothers Day! Cherish the Moms in your life. Remember, there are plenty of wonderful gift options locally. Obey River Grill has a Mother’s Day Brunch posted. Sunset Restaurant by Steel Coop has specials posted. I’m sure others will also have specials this weekend. You can find our members here: www.dalehollow.com/dine. Live music tonight and Saturday night at the Dixie Cafe. Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park has a variety of workshops on the horizon. Space is limited so you need to register for the one(s) you are planning to attend! Click on over and check them out and sign up.

Great news! The Senior Center will reopen on May 10! They will be open from 8AM-4:30PM. Our May Chamber Board of Directors Meeting will be this coming Thursday, May 13 at 11AM at The Country Kitchen. Saturday, May 15th is Spring Clean-Up Day in Pickett County. Volunteers are requested to help clean up the County. Free Trash bags are available on Friday at the County Executive’s Office. Call (931) 864-3798 for details. That day will also be FREE Dump Day. They will be open from 7AM-3PM on Saturday. Household waste ONLY!

The GNT Fashion Show and Tea Party is May 16 at 2PM. This will be an outside event at the Byrdstown Activities Park across from Town Hall. Clothing from 6 Boutiques from Pickett and surrounding counties will display the products on 60+ models during the event. Chairs will be draped white tied with lavender bows. Prizes will be given away throughout the event. Good Neighbors Theatre (beneficiary of the event) will be providing cookies and tea. There will be sales booths after the show from the boutiques and from K & S Lavender Farms. Tickets are $10.00 per person and can be purchased at the Welcome Center in advance.

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 31, 2021! The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides loans to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Borrowers may be eligible for PPP loan forgiveness. Visit our local banks to apply: People’s Bank and Trust and Union Bank.

Taylored Touch Massage Therapy. Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting – May 21 at 2:00PM!  1216 Woodlawn Dr, Byrdstown, TN


DAV will meet at the Welcome Center on the second Saturday of each month at 9:30AM

The Rescue Squad meets the 1st Thursday of each month at the Rescue Squad Building at 7PM

May 10 at 5:30PM – Town Council Meeting at Town Hall

May 10 at 6:30PM – School Board Meeting at the BOE Office

May 13 at 11AM – Chamber Board of Directors Meeting at Country Kitchen

May 17 at 6PM – County Commission Meeting at the Pickett County Library Meeting Room

If ANYONE needs any help, questions answered, etc., please reach out to our office (931) 864-7195, the County Executive’s Office (931) 864-3798 or Mayor Gibson’s Office (931) 864-6215.

Bill Robbins, Byrdstown-Pickett Co. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

Janice Neal & Donella Beaty, Assistants to the Executive Director