Pilot Company kicks off ‘Life is Why We Give’ campaign for American Heart Month

Pilot Company, the largest supplier of fuel and the industry-leading network of travel centers in North America, today announced the return of the Life is Why We Give™ campaign this February with a goal to raise $1 million in support of the American Heart Association’s fight against cardiovascular disease and stroke. Throughout the campaign, guests are invited to visit any … Read More

Pilot Flying J reveals new corporate name: Pilot Company

Pilot Flying J announced today the company will transition to a new corporate name as Pilot Company. The introduction of Pilot Company signals a milestone for the business and sets the stage for future growth. Pilot Company will serve as an umbrella that captures the total portfolio of the business as it continues to expand its retail and energy operations. … Read More

Positively Living promotes Kim Lauth to chief operating officer

Kim Lauth has been promoted to the position of chief operating officer for Positively Living, which provides care and support to East Tennesseans living with HIV/AIDS, disabilities, mental illness, substance use disorder and/or homelessness. Lauth, who has served as chief mission implementation officer for the organization for the past year, has more than 27 years of experience in the nonprofit … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center raises $90,000 for new Spay Shuttle, asks community to donate during season of giving

On Dec. 17, Eric Barton presented a $45,000 donation from his Angels Over America Foundation to support Young-Williams Animal Center’s efforts to replace the shelter’s aging Spay Shuttle. Young-Williams Animal Center announced that it raised an additional $45,000 to match the donation by Barton and issued a challenge to the community to raise another $45,000 by the end of the … Read More

U.S. Cellular celebrates the next generation as The Future of Good

On Giving Tuesday, U.S. Cellular’s The Future of Good program returns for its fifth consecutive year, to champion and invest in young people who are bringing fairness to their communities. U.S. Cellular is raising awareness for youth causes and increasing their impact through financial contributions. From December 3, 2019, through April 15, 2020, anyone over the age of 18 is … Read More

U.S. Cellular provides free phone calls, internet access to those in need at Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving, U.S. Cellular associates spent the holiday supporting the community by providing free phone calls and internet access at the annual Thanksgiving Day meal hosted by Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) in downtown Knoxville. “Connecting with friends and family during the holidays is a special gift, but not everyone in our community has the opportunity to do so,” said … Read More

‘Black Fur-day’ is back with adoption special at Young-Williams Animal Center

Find a furry companion and be thankful during the ‘Black Fur-day’ special at Young-Williams Animal Center on Nov. 29-Dec. 1. All pets will be available for a donation of your choice, excluding puppies. The three-day special starts on Black Friday, the traditional post-Thanksgiving shopping day, and continues all weekend at both shelter locations at 3201 Division St., and 6400 Kingston … Read More

Summit Extensivist Clinic opens to provide lower-cost acute intervention outside of hospitals

Summit Medical Group has opened the Summit Extensivist Clinic to serve Knoxville-area patients through an efficient, lower-cost model for acute illness or chronic disease exacerbations. Summit patients who visit a primary care physician or Summit Express Clinic may be referred to the Summit Extensivist Clinic in Powell for treatment and monitoring as an alternative to being admitted to the hospital. … Read More

Pilot Flying J announces family-friendly parental leave for all team members

Pilot Flying J, the 14th largest private company in America* with more than 28,000 team members, is adding paid, gender-neutral parental leave to its benefit package. Effective Sept. 1, the benefit provides 100% paid parental leave for six weeks to all team members, both full- and part-time, who have at least one year of service and have worked at least … Read More