Friday night’s opening of Speedway in Lights at Bristol Motor was preceded by Speedway Children’s Charities’ Thursday night presentation of $805,141 in cash awards to 93 youth service programs across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Two weeks out from Thanksgiving, the rush in on to make sure thousands of area resident in need are included the national day of feasting.
Halloween may be over but the fun will continue as the first weekend of November arrives with a bag full of fun, entertaining and tasty ways to do a little good.
Halloween may still be a week away but “spooktacular” things are scaring up tonight for Dawn of Hope.
The arrival of cool weather brought new flavor to the fall fundraising season.
A group of Tri-Cities area women is getting organized to make a significant contribution to the of the region’s nonprofit organizations.
Honor Flight of Northeast Tennessee will be treating nearly 40 local Vietnam veterans to an all-expense paid tour of the nation’s war memorial Oct. 12-14. Central Church of Christ, 2722 E. Oakland Ave., will host benefit breakfast to help cover the cost of special trip Saturday morning from 8 a.m.-noon.
The Johnson City Salvation Army is asking everyone to help spread the word that registration for this year’s Angel Tree and Johnson City Christmas Box distribution is being conducted early this year and in a new location, beginning Monday at the Salvation Army offices at 204 W. Walnut Street.
Runners are signing up for the 6th annual Pinnacle Trail Challenge & Hunger Hike, a five-mile trail run and two-mile fun walk up Buffalo Mountain to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee. The Johnson City Salvation Army is getting an early start on registration for this year’s Angel Tree and Johnson City Press Christmas Box distributions to children, families and seniors in need.
Johnson City’s new Premier Cosmetology Academy is celebrating its one year anniversary with a month-long fundraiser for the Live 4 Tay Foundation that provides financial support to families with children diagnosed with cancer, childhood cancer research and childhood cancer awareness.
Newly expanded to two more Johnson City elementary schools, Coalition for Kids will kick off another year of after school and evening programming for Johnson City school children on Tuesday. With room to grow and plans to continue tis expansion, the coalition will be building on its momentum tonight at its annual Southeastern Conference football season kickoff at Holiday Inn.
The First Horizon Foundation is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its financial support for nonprofit organizations in the communities where First Tennessee banks do business.
The slow going Habitat for Humanity home build on Grove Avenue in Erwin has finally turned a corner and appears to be on track for completion by early October.
The Pinnacle Shopping Center in Bristol is inviting area runners of all ages to lace up their sneakers for the United Way and the regional nonprofit human service agencies it supports. Today is Miracle Treat Day and a very sweet reason to stop in your local Dairy Queen.
Making a teenager feel good about the end of summer vacation and the start of a new school year is not an easy task. But a brand new, fully loaded backpack is a good start.