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East Tennessee Foundation’s First Philanthropic Leadership Series Event Tackled the Subject of Opioid Addiction and How Charitable Efforts May Have an Impact

In April 2018, East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) granted local research nonprofit, Three 3, the opportunity to convene a workshop for community leaders and subject matter experts connected to the opioid epidemic in East Tennessee. The goal of the workshop was triple-aimed. The workshop served to better understand contributing factors of…

Dr. Matthew Wilson: Hamilton Eye Institute

In July 2007, a UT Hamilton Eye Institute patient brought the project of raising funds for an American Cancer Society Harrah’s Hope Lodge to the attention of Matthew Wilson, MD, FACS, UTHSC faculty and St. Jude Chair a of Pediatric Oncology. The project had already received major gifts from Harrah’s…

Congratulations McMinn Central

The McMinn Central Farm-To-School program was highlighted in the March 2019 issue of the Tennessee Cattle Business magazine. Thanks to a new program, students in McMinn County schools receiveda special holiday beef lunch proudly produced by its own animal science students. Annette Bryant, McMinn Central High School agriculture teacher and…

100th Anniversary of the Arcade Restaurant

Situated on the corner of South Main Street and G.E. Patterson is The Arcade Restaurant, a legend since 1919. Speros Zepatos immigrated from Greece to Memphis, founding the restaurant in a small, one story, wood framed building and cooking on pot belly stoves. The 1920’s style architecture seen today was…

Cyclorama

In the last decades of the 19th century, massive paintings, 360-degree renderings of war toured America. Originally intended as tribute to the Union Victory in the Civil War, the popular cycloramas were about making money just like most films of today. Each tour stop lasted about a year or two…

East Tennessee Foundation’s First Philanthropic Leadership Series Event Tackled the Subject of Opioid Addiction and How Charitable Efforts May Have an Impact

In April 2018, East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) granted local research nonprofit, Three 3, the opportunity to convene a workshop for community leaders and subject matter experts connected to the opioid epidemic in East Tennessee. The goal of the workshop was triple-aimed. The workshop served to better understand contributing factors of…

Dr. Matthew Wilson: Hamilton Eye Institute

In July 2007, a UT Hamilton Eye Institute patient brought the project of raising funds for an American Cancer Society Harrah’s Hope Lodge to the attention of Matthew Wilson, MD, FACS, UTHSC faculty and St. Jude Chair a of Pediatric Oncology. The project had already received major gifts from Harrah’s…

Congratulations McMinn Central

The McMinn Central Farm-To-School program was highlighted in the March 2019 issue of the Tennessee Cattle Business magazine. Thanks to a new program, students in McMinn County schools receiveda special holiday beef lunch proudly produced by its own animal science students. Annette Bryant, McMinn Central High School agriculture teacher and…

100th Anniversary of the Arcade Restaurant

Situated on the corner of South Main Street and G.E. Patterson is The Arcade Restaurant, a legend since 1919. Speros Zepatos immigrated from Greece to Memphis, founding the restaurant in a small, one story, wood framed building and cooking on pot belly stoves. The 1920’s style architecture seen today was…

Cyclorama

In the last decades of the 19th century, massive paintings, 360-degree renderings of war toured America. Originally intended as tribute to the Union Victory in the Civil War, the popular cycloramas were about making money just like most films of today. Each tour stop lasted about a year or two…

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