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With college tuitions on the rise, Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro is offering a workshop to help students and parents prepare for education costs.

Financial advisor, Daniel G. Jones, will present "College: Getting There from Here" in the Linebaugh Public Library reading room at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 12.

Jones will lead a discussion on establishing a college savings goal, strategies to help achieve the goal and the features and benefits of 529 savings plans. The event is free and open to the public.

Worley & Friends to make a stop at Bumpus

Country music star and songwriter Darryl Worley will play host to hit songwriters Walt Aldridge, Brett Jones and Jim "Moose" Brown in Murfreesboro on Tuesday, July 10, for the Darryl Worley and Friends Songwriters' Event.

Held at Bumpus Harley-Davidson at 2250 N.W. Broad St., the show will begin at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.

The performance will benefit the Darryl Worley Foundation, which supports a variety of organizations, including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and the Darryl Worley Cancer Treatment Center.

"This is a night where we have a rare opportunity hear the songwriters perform their hits and tell the stories behind them," Worley said. "All of us in the room get to feel like we're just sitting around with friends, laughing and enjoying some music. So many people give to make this evening a great one that's all about helping others — from the songwriters to the Bumpus family to the auction donors to the guests."

Guests at the event will have an opportunity to purchase several valuable items at auction. For more information, contact Bumpus Harley-Davidson of Murfreesboro at 615-849-8025.

Bumpus Harley-Davidson of Jackson will hold a third Darryl Worley and Friends Songwriters' event on Tuesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m.

MTMC offers healthy cooking classes

Middle Tennessee Medical Center's Bariatric Services is offering a series of free healthy cooking classes that are open to the public and scheduled to take place in The Meeting Room at MTMC.

Upcoming classes include:

• "Summertime Specials" on July 25 at 5:30 p.m. in The Meeting Room

• "Fall Sports and Tailgating" on Aug. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in The Meeting Room

• "Healthy Holiday Meals" on Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in The Meeting Room

The classes, led by Chef Bill Konyok with MTMC's food and nutrition department, are designed to provide attendees with valuable information, accompanied by demonstrations and tastings, on how to cook healthy while still attaining a delicious meal.

For more information or to reserve a spot in one of the classes, call 615-396-4965.

Want a minute with Melinda?Send her an email at mhudgins@murfreesboropost.com
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