Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Our Pet of the Week came to us from the Animal Defense League of Washington County. You can help the organization out by eating at the Harvest Table Restaurant in Meadowview, Va, Thursday from 5pm-9pm. Learn more about the Animal Defense League of Washington County.

The Health Wagon will be hosting a FREE health fair.  Services that will be offered include: physical exams, cholesterol checks, PSAs, mammogram registration, blood sugar checks, pap smears, vision testing, hearing exams, bone density screening, prostate exams, chiropractor services, ankle brachial tests, pulmonology consults, lung function testing, cardiovascular risk screenings, diabetic foot clinic with nail care and much more. A variety of educational booths will be offered. Register for door prizes and give-a-ways.

Health Fairs will be held on:

Wednesday, April 15 at the Health Wagon in Wise, VA, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 16 at Valley View Freewill Baptist Church in Clintwood, VA,   9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

For more information, contact the Health Wagon at 276-328-8850.      

Monday, April 13, 2015

Soup beans and cornbread, over-the-mountain legends and ballads, Jack tales and fiddle playing. All are part of our Southern Appalachian culture and will be celebrated by the Jonesborough Storytellers Guild during the Appalachian Roots Tribute at the McKinney Arts Center in Jonesborough on April 18.

Registration for the Appalachian Roots Tribute begins at 8:30 a.m. at the McKinney Center, followed by breakout sessions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Advance ticket purchases are encouraged. Full day tickets to the event and concert are $35 with admission to only the evening concert featuring Linda Goodman for $10.  Tickets can be purchased by calling the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423-753-1010.

Bowl for Kids' Sake is about having fun to help kids. It is our largest annual fundraising event. Funds raised go directly toward matching children with caring Big Brother and Big Sister volunteers.

Thursday, April 16th: Belmont Lanes in Bristol, TN
Friday, April 17th: Holiday Lanes in Johnson City, TN
Saturday, April 18th: Warpath Lanes in Kingsport, TN
Or Wii Bowl at your office! Contact Katie at kcarrico@TennesseeBig.org for more information about Wii Bowling.
If you would like to bowl in or near Knoxville please visit Bowl for Kids' Sake.

Tax time is here. The deadline is April 15th. Visit the IRS for some tips to protect your money.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Our pet of the week came to us from the SBK Animal Center. For information about our furry friend call (423) 247-1671 or visit SBK.

Symphony of the Mountains has a show coming up. Click here for more information.

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Tricities Upscale Affordable Consignment sale is today from 9-4pm and Saturday from 9-2pm.

Cash credit and debit are accepted.

The Dollar Dash is Saturday night from 7-9 pm. Most items are marked $1. Higher ticket items will be marked $5 or $10. All proceeds from the Dollar Dash benefit Friends and Neighbors. Entry fee is $1. This is a cash only event. Visit TUAC for more.

In our Healthy Living Segment, we talked about eating healthy and exericsing. Click here for additional information.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Bristol Virginia Historic Preservation Award Program recognizes property owners and developers who engage in high-quality preservation projects within the historic districts. You can nominate someone by clicking here or by calling 276-466-9541.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015