UScellular donates iPads and funds new ‘maker space’ for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley’s Walter P. Taylor Club

UScellular has donated eight iPads to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley for local community sites and has funded a new “maker space” for the Walter P. Taylor Club to help staff support their members. The maker space will allow elementary and middle school-aged students to enjoy science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and activities, including … Read More

Watauga Orthopaedics seeks approval to build ambulatory surgery center

Watauga Orthopaedics is seeking approval from the State of Tennessee to build a new Orthopaedic Surgery Center aimed at improving quality and access, while lowering costs for patients. The proposed Watauga Orthopaedics Surgery Center will be the only one of its kind in the region. “We have served the region for 70 years, and we are committed to continuing that … Read More

South College Nashville launches master’s-level nursing program

South College is launching its Master of Science in Nursing program with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) at its Nashville campus. Enrollment is open for qualified students to join the January 2021 class. The program is delivered in a hybrid format with both online and on-ground instruction and can be completed in as few as 18 months for … Read More

Pilot Pumpers event raises $94,697 for United Way of Greater Knoxville

Pilot donated $94,697 to the United Way of Greater Knoxville thanks to the support of community members who purchased gas and other items at Knox County Pilot Convenience Stores during the “Pilot Pumpers” fundraiser Oct. 5-7. During the 28th annual Pilot Pumpers three-day event, Pilot donated five cents of every gallon of gasoline sold and 10 cents of every dollar … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Linck as senior vice president, relationship manager

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Sheryl Linck as a senior vice president and relationship manager in the firm’s Knoxville office. Based in Knoxville, The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth management, corporate retirement … Read More

Cherokee Distributing Company announces renewed partnership with the Vol Network

Sponsorship with exclusive producer and marketer of Tennessee athletics programming will promote the Coors Light, Dos Equis, Truly Hard Seltzer and Twisted Tea brands Cherokee Distributing Company, a leading beer wholesaler in the state, and the Vol Network, the exclusive producer and marketer of the University of Tennessee athletics program, have worked to serve Tennessee for more than 50 years … Read More

Gastrointestinal Associates welcomes Dr. Kevin Patrick Meyers

Dr. Kevin Patrick Meyers has joined Gastrointestinal Associates, one of the leading GI practices in the Southeast. Meyers is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. “Dr. Meyers’s expertise, especially in endoscopic treatment, is a … Read More

South College School of Pharmacy receives $8,000 from Walgreens to promote diversity

South College recently received an $8,000 donation from Walgreens to fund a diversity and inclusion student scholarship that promotes programs to attract diversity to the School of Pharmacy. The purpose of the Walgreens Diversity Scholarship is to recognize student pharmacists who represent a diverse group or underrepresented minority and have an interest in community pharmacy. “We are grateful to Walgreens … Read More

YMCA offers free challenge to re-energize spirit, mind and body

Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired in these COVID-19 times? The YMCA of East Tennessee invites the community to participate in a free six-week STRONG challenge designed to help transform spirit, mind and body. “Now, more than ever before, we need to recharge and refocus,” YMCA of East Tennessee President and CEO Jim Dickson said. “The COVID-19 pandemic … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center offers $25 adoptions to ‘Empty the Shelters’ with BISSELL Pet Foundation

Fall adoption event takes place nationwide Oct. 1-4 to find forever homes for homeless pets On October 1-4, BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF) is teaming up with 160 shelter and rescue partners in 33 states, including Young-Williams Animal Center, to reduce adoption fees and find forever homes during Empty the Shelters (ETS). All adoptable pets at the shelter, excluding puppies, can … Read More