Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Harlem Globetrotters will be dribbling down the court of Freedom Hall on Monday, March 23rd at 7pm. Tickets are still available.  Click here for details. Learn more about the Harlem Globetrotters.

Clinch Valley Medical Center is proud to offer a comprehensive Vascular Screening. By participating in this screening, you are taking steps to living a longer, healthier life! For more information call 276-596-6060 or to schedule a screening call 276-596-6185. You can also visit the Clinch Valley Heart & Vascular Institute.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

"For Pete's Sake Animal Rescue" brought us our pets of the week today. They are available for adoption by calling 276-494-6718. Learn more about "For Pete's Sake Animal Rescue."

The Northeast State Community College Police Department is excited to again offer a free Self-Defense Course designed specifically for women. Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) is a program where students learn and practice realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. RAD training is a comprehensive three-day course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, and transitions into hands on defense training.

To complete this program you must participate in all three sessions!  The sessions will be conducted on March 17, 24, and 31, 2015 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. in the Student Services Building near Subway. Historically, these classes fill up fast and we can only accept a limited number of students!

To sign up please contact Officer Jessica Sword (jnsword@northeaststate.edu) or Officer Beau Joyner (bfjoyner@northeaststate.edu).  You may also call 423.323.0255 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. to register.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

There’s a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, so this month we will be exploring rainbow science! The Hands On! Regional Museum has this experiment on their website. Click here for details.

The Johnson City Symphony has two more concerts this season. The concerts are Saturday, March 7th and Saturday, March 21st. Click here for more information and tickets.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The YWCA Junior Board of Directors is gearing up for its 7th annual Prom Dress Sale February 26-28, which will feature hundreds of gently used prom dresses, shoes and accessories. A community service project of the YWCA, the Prom Dress Sale features all dresses for just $25; high school girls can also obtain vouchers from their guidance counselor. 

The sale will take place in the gymnasium at YWCA Bristol, 106 State Street in Bristol, Tenn., from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Feb. 26-27 for students only. The sale will be open to the public Saturday, Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We will have several volunteers on hand to assist with selecting dresses of all styles, lengths and sizes and to help each girl feel special in the gown she selects,” said Crystal Allison, chair of the Prom Dress Sale. Dressing areas will also be available.

The 2014 sale featured over 800 new and gently used dresses. The project served approximately 350 students from 5 states and 48 schools.

The YWCA accepts prom gown donations year around. For more information, please call YWCA Bristol at 423.968.9444 or email t_henkel@ywcabristol.org.

The new YWCA New Wellness Program, Spring into Shape, is open to the public, and women 13 and older are encouraged to participate. For $10 a week, participants receive unlimited access to the gym and wet area, which includes a whirlpool, sauna, and steam room. Program classes will be held Monday through Thursday at 6 a.m. or 6 p.m. Saturdays at 9 a.m. the trainers will lead free runs open to the public.

 

For more information or to register, call 423-968-9444 or visit the YWCA front desk at 106 State Street.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Our pet of the week today came from the Blackjack Animal Rescue. For more information call 423-340-2138 or click here.

The Krüger Brothers with Symphony of the Mountains- Award-winning Bluegrass trio The Krüger Brothers will join Symphony of the Mountains to perform "Music from the Spring." Opening act will be the ETSU Bluegrass Band. The show is Saturday, February 28th at 7:30pm at the Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport. Get tickets to Symphony of the Mountains.

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Marathon Jam is this Saturday, February 28th from Noon-Midnight at 16th Street Bristol, TN at the Merrimac Room at the VFW.  The event benefits The Fisher House at Fort Bragg. Call 423-645-8353 for more information.

Thursday, February 19, 2015