What’s Happening in Henderson, Chester County and surrounding areas


CC Retired Teachers Cancelled Meeting
Chester County Retired Teachers will NOT meet in December. 

Toy and Food Drive Nov. 28
There will be a food and toy drive from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Chester County High School, 552 E. Main St. Accepting new toys and non-perishable food. Ages new born to 17 years old. For more information or to help, please call or text Sheila Taylor at 608-1764 or Emily Delaney at 879-2370.

Roby Fire Department Fall Fundraiser Nov. 21
The Roby Fire Department will hold their fall fund raiser beginning at 5 p.m.
Nov. 21. Chili, hamburgers and hotdogs will be served. Cake walk will start at 6 p.m.  Mask not required but encouraged.

Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov. 26

Cookie for Cancer will be passing out free Thanksgiving Day dinner on Thanksgiving Day at Henderson Family Pharmacy in Henderson. Please try and RSVP before Nov. 20. Call 731-658-6347 (land line) or email bethriva04@yahoo.com or private message me on Facebook. From our family to yours, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Fill a Fire Truck Event Nov. 27
Cash Express has partnered with the Chester County Fire Department for their annual toy and coat driver on Nov. 27 at 417 E Main Street. Please bring new or gently used coats and toys and canned goods.

Henderson Christmas Parade Dec. 3
The 2020 Henderson Christmas Parade will take place Thursday, Dec. 3, in downtown Henderson.

Free COVID Counseling Hotline
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Quinco Mental Health Center has partnered with The Tennessee Recovery Project to provide free phone counseling for those experiencing emotional health challenges related to COVID-19.  You will get a supportive, sympathetic ear along with practical advice and coping skills. The hotline, 866-511-4159, is answered live by a trained counselor seven days per week.  The hotline hours are 8 a.m.-midnight Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and noon-3 p.m. Sunday. You can share as little or as much information as you are comfortable with. We are here to listen.

Volunteers Needed
now-Jan. 1, 2021

The Ladies from the Henderson Community are seeking children ages 17 and below to do posters, essays, poems and oratoricals to support Black History Month, Feb. 2021.  We are also pursuing businesses in Chester County to display the youth’s work during black history month. For more information, contact  Lwright8159@gmail.com or 662-205-6172.

CC Head Start Accepting Applications
Southwest Head Start is now taking application on three- and four-year old children for Chester County Head Start. There are no fees for services. Let us take your application by phone. Currentlt offering two options: classroom option (child will attend in a classroom setting four days a week with one virtual day) or virtual option (child will have five days of virtual learning). Call Lisa Brantley at 731-614-1575 or Shana Taylor at 731-549-0028.