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Knox County Retired Teachers Association (Knox Co. Retired Teachers Assoc.)
https://knoxretiredteachers.com/ (opens in new window)
711 Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN  37917
582-2700

Contact: Jeanette Casteel, President
Phone: 582-2700
Email: jacasteel1@gmail.com

Second Contact: Elnora Williams, Past President
Email: elnorawms@att.net
Phone: 414-8299

Third Contact: Donald Loy, President Elect
Phone: 281 9689


Affiliation: Tennessee Retired Teachers

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, TEACHERS, EDUCATION, RETIRED PERSONS, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Provides retired teachers the opportunity to be up-to-date and informed about activities of local, state and national retired teachers.

Last Updated: February 12, 2018

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Knoxville Academy Of Medicine (Knoxville Academy Of Medicine)
http://www.knoxvillemedicine.org (opens in new window)
115 Suburban Rd
Knoxville, TN  37923
531-2766

Contact: Neil Coleman, President
Phone: 531-2766 or 531-9027 FAX
Email: info@knoxvillemedicine.org

Second Contact: Tim Wilson, President Elect
Email: info@knoxvillemedicine.org


Affiliation: American Medical Association

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, MEDICAL PROFESSIONS, MEDICINE, DOCTORS, PHYSICIANS

Comments: A component society of the Tennessee Medical Association (TMA); also affiliated with the American Medical Association (AMA). Speakers, physician referral service; includes Knox, Roane, Blount Anderson and Monroe Counties/

Last Updated: October 16, 2018

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Knoxville Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service (Lawyer Referral Service)
http://www.knoxbar.org/ (opens in new window)
505 Main Street #50
Knoxville, TN  37902
522-7501

Contact: Tracy Chain
Phone: 522-7501
Email: tchain@knoxbar.org


Affiliation: Knoxville Bar Association

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, LAW, ATTORNEYS, LAWYERS

Comments: Assists the public in finding a private attorney for a particular legal problem; request a referral by phone or on the website/

Last Updated: December 10, 2018

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Knoxville Songwriters Association (Knoxville Songwriters Association)
http://www.knoxvillesongwritersassociation.com/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 5583
Knoxville, TN  37928
567-7180

Contact: Robert Johnston, President
Phone: 567-7180
Email: bobbyjohnston@hotmail.com

Second Contact: Rick Irwin Vice President
Email: Trblmkrmusic@comcast.net
Phone: 310-0807


Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, SONGWRITING, MUSIC

Comments: Entertainment showcases at public events; seminars on the craft and the business of songwriting; meets at the Fountain City Library Wednesdays-- Jam starts @ 5, meeting 6 - 8pm

Last Updated: October 17, 2018

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Knoxville Center of the Deaf (Knoxville Center of the Deaf)
http://www.kcdtn.org/ (opens in new window)
3731 Martin Mill Pike
Knoxville, TN  37920
579-0832

Contact: Terry Osborne, CEO
Phone: 579-0832 or 978-6051 (VP)
Email: tosborne@kcdtn.org

Second Contact: Craig Lemak,COO
Email: clemak@kcdtn.org
Phone: 579-0832


Subjects: DEAF, DISABILITIES, BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Comments: To encourage, recognize, promote needs of deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind people in pursuit of economic security, social equality, access to community resources/

Last Updated: October 19, 2018

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Keep Knoxville Beautiful, Inc. (Keep Knoxville Beautiful)
http://www.keepknoxvillebeautiful.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 385
Knoxville, TN  37901
521-6957
Location, if other than mailing address: 2743 Winpole Ave #B, Knoxville, TN 37914
Contact: Alanna McKissack, Executive Director
Phone: 521-6957
Email: info@keepknoxvillebeautiful.org


Affiliation: Keep America Beautiful

Subjects: CIVIC, BEAUTIFICATION, ENVIRONMENT

Comments: Promotes litter eradication, recycling, and beautification efforts in Knox County communities using education, events, and volunteer engagement.

Last Updated: June 21, 2018

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Knoxville Chamber (Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership)
http://www.knoxvillechamber.com (opens in new window)
17 Market Square #201
Knoxville, TN  37902
637-4550

Contact: Mike Edwards, President / CEO
Phone: 637-4550 or 690-3468 FAX
Email: medwards@knoxvillechamber.com

Second Contact: Rhonda Rice Clayton, Exec. Vice President
Email: rrice@knoxvillechamber.com


Affiliation: National Chamber

Subjects: CIVIC, BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Comments: Drives regional economic prosperity through new business recruitment, small business assistance, start up business assistance, support of existing industry, general public and govt services; demographic data; economic research

Last Updated: October 16, 2018

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Knoxville Area Urban League (Knoxville Area Urban League)
http://www.thekaul.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 1911
Knoxville, TN  37901
524-5511

Contact: Phyllis Nichols, CEO and President
Phone: 524-5511 or 525-5154 FAX
Email: pynichols@thekaul.org

Email: info@thekaul.org

Affiliation: National Urban League

Subjects: CIVIC, CIVIL RIGHTS, AFRICAN AMERICANS, ETHNIC

Comments: Employment, housing, and minority economic development services; entrepreneurship program/

Last Updated: August 1, 2017

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Knoxville Civil War Roundtable, Inc. (Knoxville Civil War Roundtable, Inc)
http://www.kcwrt.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 52232
Knoxville, TN  37950
671-9001

Contact: Reservations
Phone: 671-9001


Subjects: HOBBY, HISTORY, CIVIL WAR, LIVING HISTORY

Comments: Public tours of Civil War Knoxville; public meetings 2nd Tuesdays at Bearden Banquet Hall; provides speakers.//

Last Updated: October 19, 2018

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Knox Heritage (Knox Heritage)
http://www.knoxheritage.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 1242
Knoxville, TN  37901
865-523-8008
Location, if other than mailing address: 3425 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN (37919)
Contact: Todd Morgan, Executive Director
Phone: 865-523-8008 or 523-0938 FAX
Email: info@knoxheritage.org

Second Contact: Hollie Cook, Director of Education & Technical Services
Phone: 865-523-8008


Affiliation: National Trust For Historic Preservation

Subjects: CIVIC, HISTORY, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, ARCHITECTURE

Comments: Mission: to preserve structures and places of historic or cultural significance through education, preservation advocacy, a Historic Properties Revolving Fund, The East TN Preservation Alliance, the Salvage Shop, and Historic Westwood. Est. 1974.

Last Updated: June 20, 2018

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Knoxville Symphony League (Knoxville Symphony League)
http://www.knoxvillesymphonyleague.org (opens in new window)
789-3332

Contact: Peggy Wilson, VP for Membership
Phone: 789-3332
Email: pmwilson2@knology.net

Second Contact: Edie Volk
Email: edievolk39@gmail.com
Phone: 719-3114


Affiliation: American Symphony Orchestra League

Subjects: CIVIC, MUSIC

Comments: Support and encourage the development of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Informational services to schools, fund raising

Last Updated: October 23, 2017

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Knoxville Symphony Society, Inc. (Knoxville Symphony Society, Inc.)
http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 360
Knoxville, TN  37901
291-3310 X300
Location, if other than mailing address: 100 S. Gay Street, Ste. 302
Contact: Rachel Ford, Executive Director
Phone: 291-3310 X300
Email: rford@knoxvillesymphony.com

Second Contact: Jennifer Barnett Harrell, Ed. & Community Partnerships Director
Email: jennifer@knoxvillesymphony.com
Phone: 291-3310 X305


Affiliation: League of American Orchestras

Subjects: CIVIC, MUSIC

Comments: Performs ticketed classical, chamber and pops concerts; free concerts and educational programs throughout the community

Last Updated: December 5, 2018

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Knoxville Watercolor Society (Knoxville Watercolor Society)
http://www.knxvillewatercolorsociety.com/ (opens in new window)

Subjects: ARTS, PAINTING, WATERCOLOR, PROFESSIONAL, HOBBY

Comments: Elevate and encourage participation and appreciation of watercolor as art form; exhibitions of members' work; workshops. Meetings 1st Monday at West Minster Presbyterian Church, Lyons Bend and North Shore/

Last Updated: May 22, 2018

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Knoxville Welsh Society (Knoxville Welsh Society)
Knoxville, TN  588-8371

Contact: Audrey A.Duncan, President
Phone: 588-8371
Email: audreyaduncan@comcast.net

Second Contact: Dr. Thomas Pryce, Treasurer
Phone: 966-5141


Subjects: ETHNIC, WELSH, GENEALOGY

Comments: St. David's Day ceremonies. Picnics & get-togethers with speakers, films, visitors from Wales, information on old Welsh families

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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Knox County Education Association (Knox County Education Association)
http://www.kceaintouch.com (opens in new window)
2411 Magnolia Ave
Knoxville, TN  37917
522-9793

Contact: Tanya Coats, President
Phone: 522-9793
Email: kceaintouch@bellsouth.net

Second Contact: Abbie Hoover, Adm. Asst.
Phone: 522-9793


Affiliation: Tennessee And National Education Association

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, TEACHERS, EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

Comments: Professional association for Knox County educators including teachers, bus drivers, administrators, classified staff, etc.

Last Updated: June 20, 2018

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Knox County Agricultural Extension Service (Knox County Agricultural Ext. Ser.)
http://extension.tennessee.edu/knox/ (opens in new window)
400 W Main Ave Suite 560
Knoxville, TN  37902
215-2340

Contact: W. Neal Denton, County Director
Phone: 215-2340
Email: wdenton1@utk.edu

Second Contact: Kim Spangler
Email: kspangle2@utk.edu
Phone: 215-2340


Affiliation: University Of Tennessee

Subjects: CIVIC, EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE, HOME ECONOMICS, COMMUNITY, HORTICULTURE, GARDENING, PLANTS

Comments: Educational demonstrations; sponsors family consumer science clubs; 4-H Club; promotes community club work; gardening advice/

Last Updated: September 6, 2017

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Knoxville Area Association Of Realtors (Knoxville Area Assoc. Of Realtors)
http://www.kaarmls.com/ (opens in new window)
609 Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN  37919
584-8647 ext.9

Contact: Lyle Irish
Phone: 584-8647 ext.9
Email: lyle@kaarmls.com

Second Contact: Laura Slyman, President
Email: laura@slymanrealestate.com
Phone: 862-6161


Affiliation: National Association Of Realtors

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, REAL ESTATE, REALTORS, HOUSING

Comments: Trade association for real estate agents and affiliates

Last Updated: January 22, 2018

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Knoxville Music Teachers Association (Knoxville Music Teachers Assn.)
http://kmta.org (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  Email: kmta88@gmail.com

Affiliation: Music Teachers National Assn.

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, EDUCATION, MUSIC, TEACHERS

Comments: Public recital of student audition winners, scholarship to rising freshman chosen by audition. Meetings held at Bill Jones Music, 10412 Kingston Pike, on the third Friday at 11:00 AM of the month./

Last Updated: April 13, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Head Start (Knoxville-Knox County Head Start)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
2400 Piedmont Street
Knoxville, TN  37921-7048
522-2193

Contact: Nancy Thomas, Director
Phone: 522-2193 or 522-2338 FAX
Email: kkchs@comcast.net

Second Contact: Renee Hauge, Assistant Director
Email: kkchs@comcast.net
Phone: 522-2193


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PRESCHOOL EDUCATION, EDUCATION, CHILDREN

Comments: Information, social services and training services for families; interests are health, nutrition, dental, mental health, disabilities; speakers available

Last Updated: November 3, 2017

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Retired Senior Volunteer Program (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)
www.knoxseniors.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Sam Pohlot, Coordinator
Phone: 865-524-2786 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: sam.pohlot@knoxseniors.org


Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: A federal national service program that matches persons over 55 years old with volunteer opportunities in the community. We partner with over 17 different groups and match opportunities based on your interests and schedule.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Knoxville Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 24 And Auxiliary (Knoxville Disabled American Vets)
http://www.davmembersportal.org/chapters/tn/24/default.aspx (opens in new window)
2600 Holbrook Dr
Knoxville, TN  37918
689-7789

Contact: Diana Houston, Sgt at Arms
Phone: 689-7789
Email: dihstn@hotmail.com


Affiliation: Disabled American Veterans

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, VETERANS, MILITARY, DISABILITIES

Comments: Service to disabled veterans and their families, help public know about disabled veterans, meetings 2nd Thursday of month 6:30 p m at 2600 Holbrook Dr. 37918

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Kerbela Shriners/Shriners International (Kerbela Shrine Center, A.A.O.N.M.S.)
http://www.kerbelashriners.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 868
Knoxville, TN  37901
573-1901
Location, if other than mailing address: 315 Mimosa Avenue
Contact: C. Wayne Burkett, Recorder
Phone: 573-1901
Email: office@kerbelashriners.org


Affiliation: Shriners International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS, CIVIC

Comments: Information on admission to Shriner hospitals for children with orthopedic problems and burns; meetings on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays

Last Updated: March 19, 2018

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Kiwanis Club Of Norwood (Kiwanis Club Of Norwood)
http://norwoodkiwanis.org/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 12573
Knoxville, TN  37912
360-7676

Contact: Leigh Chagnon
Phone: 360-7676
Email: lchagnon@att.net


Affiliation: Kiwanis International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC

Comments: Organization focussing on services for children/

Last Updated: August 30, 2017

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Kiwanis Club Of Knoxville (Kiwanis Club Of Knoxville)
607-2590

Contact: Martin Shafer
Phone: 607-2590
Email: hitnmis@earthlink.net

Second Contact: Sheena Curley, Camp Director
Phone: 806-0093

Third Contact: Sonny Harben, Speakers Bureau Coordinator
Phone: 254-5240


Affiliation: Kiwanis International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC

Comments: Meets Thursdays at noon at the Foundry (World's Fair Park)

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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Kiwanis Club Of Northside Knoxville (Kiwanis Club Of Northside Knoxville)
http://www.northside-kiwanis.us (opens in new window)
PO BOX 3041
Knoxville, TN  37927
693-8845

Contact: Bill Larson, Secretary Treasurer
Phone: 693-8845
Email: bill@thelarsons.info


Affiliation: Kiwanis International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC

Comments: Community service projects and scholarships; meetings noon on Wednesdays at the Foundry, World's Fair Park

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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Knights Of Columbus, Council 645 (Knights Of Columbus, Council 645)
http://www.kofc.org (opens in new window)
291-8196

Contact: David Yelmini
Phone: 291-8196
Email: dyelmini@gmail.com

Second Contact: Ron Henry, Jr.
Email: ron.henry@kofc.org
Phone: 314-9441


Affiliation: Knights Of Columbus

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS, MEN, CIVIC, RELIGION, ROMAN CATHOLIC

Comments: Catholic men's service club

Last Updated: April 4, 2018

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Knoxville Rowing Association (Knoxville Rowing Association)
http://knoxrowing.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 10440
Knoxville, TN  37939
384-7891

Contact: Robin Brown, President
Phone: 384-7891
Email: rdbaoa.gmail.com

Second Contact: Kim Davis, webmaster
Email: webmaster@knoxrowing.com
Phone: 964-3103


Affiliation: United States Rowing Association

Subjects: SPORTS AND RECREATION, BOATS, BOATING

Comments: Adult rowers of all levels of fitness are welcome. No rowing experience is necessary, but ability to swim is required. Instruction and necessary equipment are provided.

Last Updated: October 17, 2018

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Knoxville Gem And Mineral Society (Knoxville Gem And Mineral Society)
http://www.knoxrocks.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51554
Knoxville, TN  37950-1554

Contact: Daniel Liles, President
Email: knoxvillegemmineralsoc@gmail.com

Second Contact: Teresa Polly, Vice-President
Phone: 686-1593


Affiliation: Southeast Federation Of Mineralogical Societies

Subjects: HOBBY, ROCKS, FOSSILS

Comments: Exhibits at schools and libraries, meetings on 3rd Thursdays 7:30 pm at KGMS Clubhouse Fawver Ln, Knoxville, TN 37914

Last Updated: March 19, 2018

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Knoxville Choral Society (Knoxville Choral Society)
http://www.Knoxvillechoralsociety.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 52976
Knoxville, TN  37950
250-3242

Contact: Richard Davis, President
Phone: 250-3242
Email: president@knoxvillechoralsociety.org

Second Contact: Membership Chair
Email: membership@knoxvillechoralsociety.org


Subjects: MUSIC, SINGING, CHORAL MUSIC

Comments: An auditioned symphonic chorus of more than 150 voices, offering excellence through professional choral performances, the commissioning of new works, the promotion of music education, & cultural outreach; new member auditions are held in Aug and Feb.

Last Updated: January 22, 2018

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Knoxville Association of Bridge Clubs (Knoxville Assoc. of Bridge Clubs)
http://www.knoxbridge.org/ (opens in new window)
Deane Hill Recreation Center
7400 Deane Hill Dr
Knoxville, TN  37919
690-2323

Contact: Donald Gray, President
Phone: 690-2323 or 694-0222

Second Contact: Larry Lowell, Building Manager
Email: lnlowell@flash.net
Phone: 470-8299


Affiliation: American Contract Bridge League

Subjects: HOBBY, GAMES

Comments: Sponsors and oversees local bridge clubs, sectional tournaments. Bridge sessions offered daily./

Last Updated: September 28, 2018

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Knox County Council Of Garden Clubs
https://www.facebook.com/Knox-County-Council-of-Garden-Clubs-643499092499932/ (opens in new window)
TN  865-689-4374

Contact: Dr. Jan Brown, President
Phone: 865-689-4374
Email: drjanw@comcast.net

Second Contact: Linda Wimbrow, Secretary
Email: lwimbrow@tds.net
Phone: 966-2421


Affiliation: National Federation Of State Garden Clubs

Subjects: HOBBY, GARDENING

Comments: Maintains list of all 18 area garden clubs; Provivdes speakers, programs, and advice. Fosters community improvements, landscape beautification, improved gardening, & floral arts.

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Knox County Beekeepers Association (Knox County Beekeepers Association)
http://kcbaoftn.org (opens in new window)
992-0223

Contact: Shirley DeBusk, TBA Representative
Phone: 992-0223
Email: gsdebusk2@comcast.net


Affiliation: Tennessee Beekeepers Association

Subjects: HOBBY, ANIMALS, BEES, BEEKEEPERS, AGRICULTURE

Comments: Provide programs to schools and organizations; provide assistance to the public in swarm (bee) retrieval; monthly meeting at New Harvest Park community building first Mondays 7-9 pm

Last Updated: November 13, 2017

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Knoxville Philatelic Society (Knoxville Philatelic Society)
https://www.knoxstamps.com/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 50422
Knoxville, TN  37950-0422
470-9967

Contact: Jim Pettway, KPS Media and Communications Coordina
Phone: 470-9967
Email: jbpettway@comcast.net


Affiliation: American Philatelic Society, American Topical Association, American First Day Cover Society, and Southeastern Federation of Stamp Clubs

Subjects: HOBBY, STAMP COLLECTING, COLLECTORS, PHILATELY, HISTORY

Comments: Hosts at least one stamp show each year (KnoxPEx); meets 1st and 5th Tuesday of month at 7:00 pm at the TN Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. Meets about 6 Satrudays per year. Facebook: Knoxville Philatelic Society.

Last Updated: July 26, 2019

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Knoxville Track Club (Knoxville Track Club)
http://www.ktc.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 52266
Knoxville, TN  37950
888-217-5635 x0

Contact: David Black, Executive Director
Phone: 888-217-5635 x0
Email: knoxvilletrackclub@gmail.com

Second Contact: Stephanie Bailey
Email: knoxtrackevents@gmail.com.


Affiliation: Road Runner Clubs Of America & USA Track & Field

Subjects: SPORTS AND RECREATION, RUNNING, TRACK AND FIELD

Comments: Road racing, race/fitness walking, track & field, cross country and trail running; summer youth program

Last Updated: July 25, 2019

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Knoxville Area District Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group (Knox Area Dist.Alateen-Al-Anon Fam)
http://www.knox-al-anon.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 32332
Knoxville, TN  37930-2332
Location, if other than mailing address: 1409 Magnolia Ave #4, Knoxville, TN 37917
Contact: Cindy Hansen
Email: tn797@gmail.com


Affiliation: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ALCOHOL, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, DRUGS, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Familys and friends who have been affected by someone else's drinking

Last Updated: July 20, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (Community Action Committee)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
546-3500
Location, if other than mailing address: L.T. Ross Building, L.T. Ross B2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Barbara Kelly, Executive Director
Phone: 546-3500 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: barbara.kelly@knoxcac.org


Affiliation: Tennessee Department Of Human Services

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, AGING, FOOD, AGRICULTURE, HOMEBOUND, CHILDREN

Comments: Social services for low income, disadvantaged, elderly, and children

Last Updated: March 6, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Workforce Connections (CAC, Private Industry Council)
http://www.knoxcac.org/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
544-5200

Contact: Windie Wilson, Director
Phone: 544-5200 or 544-5269 FAX
Email: windie.wilson@knoxcac.org


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, EMPLOYMENT, JOB TRAINING

Comments: Operates job training programs for the city and county for disadvantaged, unemployed, etc.; on-the-job training with reimbursement to employers of clients

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Foster Grandparents Program (CAC, Foster Grandparents Program)
http://www.knoxseniors.org/foster/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Deisha Finley, Manager
Phone: 524-2786 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: Deisha.finley@knoxseniors.org

Second Contact: Gina Whitfield, Cooridnator
Email: gina.whitfield@knoxseniors.org
Phone: 524-2786


Affiliation: Community Action Committee Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PARENTS, CHILDREN, SENIOR CITIZENS, GRANDPARENTS

Comments: Coordinates assignments of 60 volunteer foster grandparents to serve children in Knox County.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Energy And Community Services (CAC, Energy And Community Services)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
2247 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
637-6700

Contact: Cecilia Waters, Director
Phone: 637-6700 or 388-1411
Email: cecilia.waters@knoxcac.org


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, ENERGY, UTILITIES

Comments: As funds are available, one time payment for energy assistance for individuals in Knox County; take applications year round

Last Updated: March 6, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Office On Aging (CAC Office On Aging)
http://www.knoxseniors.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Susan Long, Executive Director
Phone: 865-524-2786
Email: susan.long@knoxseniors.org

Second Contact: Angela Grant, Aging Services Manager
Email: angela.grant@knoxseniors.org
Phone: 865-524-2786


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, AGING, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Provides coordination and information for Knox County programs serving the elderly.

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Planning (Knoxville-Knox County Planning)
http://www.knoxplanning.org (opens in new window)
400 Main St Suite 403
Knoxville, TN  37902
215-2500

Contact: Gerald Green, Executive Director
Phone: 215-2500
Email: Gerald.Green@knoxmpc.org

Second Contact: Terry Gilhula, Information and Research Manager
Phone: 215-3819


Affiliation: American Planning Assn., Urban Land Institute

Subjects: CIVIC, PLANNING, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, ZONING

Comments: Data on population, economy, transportation, historic preservation, planning for TN, Knoxville, and Knox County

Last Updated: July 25, 2019

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Knox Area Rescue Ministries (Knox Area Rescue Ministries)
http://www.karm.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 3310
Knoxville, TN  37927
673-6540
Location, if other than mailing address: 418 N Broadway Street, Knoxville, TN 37917
Contact: Burt Rosen, President & CEO
Phone: 673-6540
Email: info@karm.org

Second Contact: Danita McCartney, Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 673-6540

Third Contact: Karen Bowdle
Email: kbowdle@karm.org
Phone: 673-6540


Affiliation: Citygate Network (Formerly: AGRM)

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOMELESS, EMERGENCY SERVICES, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Comments: Emergency and recovery services for the poor and homeless in Knoxville.

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad (Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad)
http://www.kvers.org (opens in new window)
512 North Chilhowee Drive
Knoxville, TN  37924
546-4852 X223

Contact: Charlotte McLawhorn, Adm. Asst.
Phone: 546-4852 X223


Affiliation: Tennessee Association Of Rescue Squads

Subjects: CIVIC, SOCIAL SERVICE, AMBULANCE, RESCUE, EMERGENCY SERVICES

Comments: Vehicle extrication, water rescue, cave & vertical rescue, search rescue

Last Updated: April 30, 2018

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Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC)
http://www.kcdc.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 3550
Knoxville, TN  37927
403-1100,x1105
Location, if other than mailing address: 901 N. Broadway
Contact: Ben Bentley, President
Phone: 403-1100,x1105
Email: bbentley@kcdc.org

Second Contact: Sean Gilbert, Sr VP of Housing
Email: sgilbert@kcdc.org
Phone: x1109


Affiliation: US Housing And Urban Development

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Comments: Public housing, Section 8 and redevelopment projects for Knoxville and Knox County

Last Updated: October 20, 2017

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Knoxville Ski and Outing Club (Knoxville Ski and Outing Club)
http://www.knoxvilleskiclub.org (opens in new window)
368-2737

Contact: Mary Anne Koltowich, President
Phone: 368-2737
Email: president@knoxvilleskiclub.org

Second Contact: Ann Long, Secretary
Email: secretary@knoxvilleskiclub.org


Subjects: SPORTS AND RECREATION, SNOW SKIING, SNOWBOARDING, HIKING, TRAVEL

Comments: Promotes snow and outdoor sports.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Knox County Association Of Baptists (Knox County Association Of Baptists)
http://www.kcab.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 11028
Knoxville, TN  37939-1027
693-9097

Contact: Dr. Phil Young
Phone: 693-9097 or 693-9894 FAX
Email: pyoung@kcab.org

Second Contact: Millie Badgett, Admin.Assist.
Email: mbadgett@kcab.org
Phone: 693-9097


Affiliation: Southern Baptist Convention, Tn Baptist Convention

Subjects: RELIGION, BAPTISTS

Comments: Network of greater Knox County area churches--assists in: strengthening and revitalizing existing churches; starting new churches; developing church leaders; Ministry Centers at Montgomery Village & Western Heights; Camp Ba-Yo-Ca in Wears Valley.

Last Updated: December 10, 2018

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Knoxville Area Model Railroaders, Inc. (KAMR Inc)
https://www.facebook.com/KAMRtrains/ (opens in new window)
461 W Outer Drive
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
482-1074 x114

Contact: C/O Children's Museum Of Oak Ridge
Phone: 482-1074 x114

Second Contact: Larry Burkholder
Email: labtexan@chartertn.net
Phone: 865-408-9903
206 Coyatee View
Loudon, TN  37774


Subjects: HOBBY, RAILROADS, TRAINS, MODELS

Comments: Provide help on questions about model railroading, primarily in HO and N scales. We are not able to provide prices on railroad items. Call to schedule a tour of office and tour of outside caboose (when weather permits).

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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Knoxville Museum Of Art (Knoxville Museum Of Art)
http://www.knoxart.org (opens in new window)
1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN  37916
934-2036

Contact: Denise DuBose, Director of Administ
Phone: 934-2036 or 546-3635 FAX
Email: ddubose@knoxart.org

Email: info@knoxart.org
Phone: 525-6101
Third Contact: receptionist
Phone: 525-6101 X 0


Affiliation: American Assn. Of Museums & East Tenn. Visual Arts

Subjects: CIVIC, ARTS, MUSEUMS

Comments: Celebrates the art and artists of East Tennessee; presents new art and new ideas; educates and serves a diverse community; volunteer opportunities

Last Updated: November 2, 2017

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Knox County Health Department (Knox County Health Department)
http://knoxcounty.org/health/index.php (opens in new window)
140 Dameron Ave
Knoxville, TN  37917
215-5000

Contact: Dr. Martha Buchanan, Director
Phone: 215-5000
Email: health@knoxcounty.org


Affiliation: Tennessee Department Of Health

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HEALTH, NUTRITION, DIET, DISEASES

Comments: Health screenings, prenatal care, dental care for adults & children, nutrition services, medical care for qualified low-income citizens

Last Updated: March 6, 2018

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Knox County 4-H Clubs (Knox County Extension Ser. 4-H Club)
http://extension.tennessee.edu/knox (opens in new window)
400 W Main Avenue Suite 560
Knoxville, TN  37902
215-2340

Contact: Sharon Ann Davis, Extension Agent
Phone: 215-2340 or 215-2399 FAX
Email: sadavis@utk.edu

Second Contact: Holly McMahan, Extension Agent
Email: hwilli32@utk.edu
Phone: 215-2340


Affiliation: University Of Tennessee Agricultural Extension

Subjects: CIVIC, AGRICULTURE, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Personal development through 4-H projects, camps, citizenship, leadership, home economics, agriculture

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Knox Area Association For The Education Of Young Children (Knox Area Assn. On Young Children)
http://www.knoxkaaeyc.org/ (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 50982
Knoxville, TN  37950
556-6893

Contact: Carole Johnson
Phone: 556-6893
Email: acarolejohnson1955@gmail.com

Email: taeyc8@aol.com

Affiliation: National Assoc For The Education Of Young Children

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PROFESSIONAL, CHILDREN, CHILD CARE, JOB TRAINING

Comments: Focuses on children birth through age 8, monthly meetings provide required training hours for child care workers, various support groups/

Last Updated: October 7, 2018

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Knoxville News-Sentinel Milk Fund (Knoxville News-Sentinel Milk Fund)
http://www.knoxcac.org/newweb/programs-services/food-nutrition-programs (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
546-3500

Contact: Rita Davis, Program Director, Food Distribution
Phone: 546-3500
Email: rita.davis@knoxcac.org


Affiliation: Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, MILK, DAIRY, FOOD, NUTRITION

Comments: Provides dietary supplements for children and adults with serious illnesses

Last Updated: April 4, 2018

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Knoxville Opera Company (Knoxville Opera Company)
http://www.knoxvilleopera.com (opens in new window)
612 East Depot Ave
Knoxville, TN  37917
524-0795 X231

Contact: Brian Salesky, Executive Director and Conductor
Phone: 524-0795 X231
Email: bsalesky@knoxvilleopera.com


Affiliation: Opera America

Subjects: CIVIC, MUSIC

Comments: Non-profit producer of live opera; 100 annual educational outreach events

Last Updated: October 16, 2018

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Knoxville Arts And Fine Crafts Center (Knox Art & Fine Craft Center)
http://www.knoxvilletn.gov/kafcc (opens in new window)
1127B Broadway Ave
Knoxville, TN  37917
523-1401

Contact: Kelly Sullivan, Arts Specialist Senior
Phone: 523-1401 or 523-1615 FAX
Email: ksullivan@knoxvilletn.gov

Second Contact: Heather Hartman Folks
Email: hfolks@knoxvlletn.gov
Phone: 523-1401


Subjects: ARTS, CRAFTS, EDUCATION

Comments: Arts & crafts education, gallery, classes & demonstrations.

Last Updated: May 18, 2018

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Karns Family And Community Education Club (Karns Family & Comm Ed Club (FCE))
7516 Oak Ridge Highway
Knoxville, TN  37931
357-0873

Contact: Bobby Matthews, President
Phone: 357-0873

Second Contact: Joan McCandlish, Vice President
Phone: 512-9287
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Regional Family And Community Education Club

Subjects: CIVIC, HOME ECONOMICS, HOMEMAKERS

Comments: Through information provided by the UT Agricultural Extension Service, members learn homemaking skills, crafts and project ideas together; meet 2nd Wednesday, 10:00 AM, Karns Community Bldg.; meeting includes potluck lunch/

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Knox County Association For Family And Community Education (Knox Co. Assoc. Family & Comm. Ed.)
http://extension.tennessee.edu (opens in new window)
400 Main St Suite 560
Knoxville, TN  37902
215-2340

Contact: Heather Kyle, Ex. Agent
Phone: 215-2340
Email: hkyle@utk.edu

Second Contact: Kim Spangler, Administrative Asst.
Email: kspangler@utk.edu
Phone: 215-2340


Subjects: CIVIC, HOME ECONOMICS, HOMEMAKERS

Comments: To learn skills needed for homemaking, to secure information about changes affecting the home and family; informational programs/

Last Updated: September 5, 2017

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Knoxville Writers' Guild (Knoxville Writers' Guild)
http://www.knoxvillewritersguild.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 10326
Knoxville, TN  37939

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, WRITERS, WRITING

Comments: Writing literature, journalism, novels, short stories, etc.; writing groups; writing contests; Meetings are the 1st Thursday each month Central United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 201 3rd Ave, Knoxville

Last Updated: May 8, 2018

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Knoxville High School Alumni Association, Inc. (Knoxville High School Alumni Assoc.)
4905 Petersburg Rd
Knoxville, TN  37921
588-6098

Contact: Sara Frazer, Secretary
Phone: 588-6098

Second Contact: Harvey Sproul, President
Phone: 986-8055


Subjects: ALUMNI CLUBS, KNOXVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, EDUCATION

Comments: Coordination of activities involving various classes and alumni of the Knoxville High School/

Last Updated: November 13, 2017

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Knoxville Jewish Alliance (Knoxville Jewish Alliance)
http://www.jewishknoxville.org (opens in new window)
6800 Deane Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN  37919
690-6343

Contact: Chip Rayman, Board President
Phone: 690-6343 or 694-4861 FAX
Email: office@jewishknoxville.org

Email: kja@jewishknoxville.org

Affiliation: Jewish Federations of North America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, REFUGEES, JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS, RELIGION, ETHNIC

Comments: Referral; new resident information; preschool; summer camp for preschool age through 14 years old; opportunities for older students to serve as camp counselors

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Knoxville Area Corvair Club (Knoxville Area Corvair Club)
https://www.facebook.com/Knoxville-Area-Corvair-Club-117978934895753/ (opens in new window)
3452 Tres Bien Lane
Knoxville, TN  37920
573-9561 home

Contact: Dick McPherson
Phone: 573-9561 home or 679-1036 cell
Email: dickmcpherson@rocketmail.com

Second Contact: Richard Payne
Email: ratt643@yahoo.com
Phone: 924-8131


Subjects: HOBBY, AUTOMOBILES, CARS

Comments: Owners, admirers, and enthusiasts of Corvair automobiles; members assist each other in rebuilding and maintaining their Corvairs and they drive their Corvairs!

Last Updated: June 1, 2018

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Knoxville Bar Association (Knoxville Bar Association)
http://www.knoxbar.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 2027
Knoxville, TN  37902
522-6522
Location, if other than mailing address: 505 Main Street, Suite 50
Contact: Jonathan Guess, Membership & Operations Coordinato
Phone: 522-6522
Email: jguess@knoxbar.org

Second Contact: Marsha Watson, Executive Director
Email: mwatson@knoxbar.org
Phone: 522-6522


Affiliation: American Bar Association

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, LAWYERS, ATTORNEYS, LAW

Comments: Hosts continuing legal education programs and social events; plans and presents community outreach and pro bono activities; comments on proposed rule changes and much more

Last Updated: June 1, 2018

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Knox County Radio Control Society (Knox County Radio Control Soc)
http://www.kcrctn.com (opens in new window)

Contact: Ed Dumas
Email: ed@eddumas.com

Second Contact: Paul Funk
Email: paulfunk24@gmail.com


Affiliation: Academy Of Model Aeronautics

Subjects: HOBBY, RADIO, RADIO CONTROL

Comments: Model air craft flying and instruction; air shows upon request for schools, organizations; meetings 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 pm

Last Updated: November 9, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Community Leadership (CAC, Community Leadership)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
546-3500
Location, if other than mailing address: L. T. Ross Building, 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Barbara Kelly, Executive Director
Phone: 546-3500 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: barbara.kelly@knoxcac.org

Second Contact: Sue Campbell, Management Services Dir.
Email: sue.campbell@knoxcac.org
Phone: 546-3500


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, LEADERSHIP

Comments: A CAC sponsored leadership training program for individuals who serve, work, or live in low and moderate income neighborhoods

Last Updated: March 7, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Americorps (CAC, Americorps)
http://www.cacamericorps.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
546-3500 X1118

Contact: Jason Scott, Program Director
Phone: 546-3500 X1118 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: jason.scott@knoxcac.org

Second Contact: Ariel Allen,Asst. Program Director
Email: ariel.allen@knoxcac.org
Phone: 546-3500 X 1160


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ENVIRONMENT, POVERTY

Comments: National service program using local corps of volunteers who commit a year of service and receive a stipend and an educational award toward tuition

Last Updated: February 28, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Homeward Bound Programs (CAC, Homeless Services)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
546-3500

Contact: Misty Goodwin, Director
Phone: 546-3500
Email: misty.goodwin@knoxcac.org

State: TN 
Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOMELESS, EMERGENCY SERVICES, HOUSING

Comments: Provides a variety of programs to assist the homeless achieve self-sufficiency including crisis assistance, case management, support

Last Updated: March 16, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Office On Aging--Senior Companions (CAC, Senior Companion Program)
http://www.knoxseniors.org/companion/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Deisha Finley, Manager
Phone: 524-2786
Email: deisha.finley@knoxseniors.org

Second Contact: Florence Dills, Program Coordinator
Email: florence.dills@knoxseniors.org
Phone: 524-2786


Affiliation: Community Action Committee Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Volunteers commit 15 hours a week providing companionship and support to homebound seniors. Eligible individuals over the age of 55. Receive a tax-free stipend, mileage reimbursement, and training for your volunteer service.

Last Updated: January 7, 2019

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Knoxville Mothers' Center (Knoxville Mothers' Center)
637-0263

Contact: Heather Johnson, Coordinator
Phone: 637-0263
Email: handkjohnson@yahoo.com


Subjects: WOMEN, CHILDREN, PARENTS

Comments: Play groups in the summer; mom's night out; occasional family activities

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club (Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club)
http://www.knoxvilledulcimers.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 24391
Farragut, TN  37933
483-1121

Contact: Nancy Basford
Phone: 483-1121
Email: nancy.basford@knoxvilledulcimers.org


Subjects: MUSIC

Comments: Meetings are the fourth Sunday of the month (except Nov or Dec) 1:30 pm at 2nd United Methodist Church, downtown Knoxville. Interested in mountain and hammer dulcimer music; other instruments welcome.

Last Updated: July 20, 2018

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Knoxville Estate Planning Council (Knoxville Estate Planning Council)
PO BOX 53164
Knoxville, TN  37950
474-7360

Contact: Carol Bangash
Phone: 474-7360
Email: cbangash@hga-cpa.com

Second Contact: Joe Roettger
Phone: 525-5300


Subjects: FINANCIAL, PROFESSIONAL

Comments: Educational and informational services to estate planning professionals

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Knoxville Scrabble Club (Knoxville Scrabble Club #553)
TN  690-5559 (home)

Contact: Vicki Blizzard
Phone: 690-5559 (home) or 680-2659 (cell)
Email: mzbliz@aol.com


Affiliation: National Association of Scrabble Players

Subjects: HOBBY, GAMES

Comments: Learn and play the game of Scrabble; meetings Thursdays 6 pm Books a Million Knoxville; Tuesday 1:00 pm in Sevierville Books A Million at Governor's Crossing; tournaments twice yearly in Knoxville

Last Updated: January 2, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee—Grandparents As Parents (GAP) (GAP)
http://www.knoxseniors.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Tracy Van de Vate, Program Manager
Phone: 524-2786 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: tracy.vandevate@knoxseniors.org


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GRANDPARENTS, CHILDREN, SENIOR CITIZENS, PARENTS

Comments: Support program for those raising grandchildren or other kin; formal or nonformal custody; support group, advocacy, education, etc.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Office On Aging--Project Live (KKCCAC-Office On Aging-Project Live)
http://www.knoxseniors.org/live.html (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
524-2786

Contact: Misty Goodwin, Program Manager
Phone: 524-2786
Email: misty.goodwin@knoxcac.org

Second Contact: Melinda Bryant, Program Coordinator
Email: melinda.bryant@knoxseniors.org
Phone: 524-2786


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Provide support to low income senior citizens (60 years old and above) wishing to remain in their homes

Last Updated: December 18, 2017

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Knoxville Leadership Foundation (Knoxville Leadership Foundation)
http://www.klf.org (opens in new window)
318 North Gay Street, Suite 210
Knoxville, TN  37917
524-2774

Contact: Christopher L. Martin, President
Phone: 524-2774
Email: questions@klf.org

Second Contact: David Ault, VP Programming
Email: dault@klf.org
Phone: 524-2774


Affiliation: Leadership Foundation

Subjects: COMMUNITY, RELIGION, SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Faith-based and entrepreneurial; programs focus on mentoring youth and families, empowering the unemployed, strengthening other nonprofits and improving housing conditions for low-income families & individuals/

Last Updated: October 16, 2018

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Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, Inc. (Knoxville Habitat for Humanity)
http://www.knoxvillehabitatforhumanity.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 27478
Knoxville, TN  37927
523-3539 X109
Location, if other than mailing address: 1501 Washington Avenue, Knoxville, 37917
Contact: Kelle Shultz, President
Phone: 523-3539 X109
Email: kshultz@khfh.com

Second Contact: Reesa Rimmer, Office Manager
Email: rrimmer@khfh.com
Phone: 523-3539 X100


Affiliation: Habitat for Humanity International

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, RELIGION

Comments: An ecumenical Christian ministry that partners with people in need by building and renovating houses and developing communities

Last Updated: March 16, 2018

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Knox County Museum of Education
http://www.kcme.website (opens in new window)
801 Tipton Ave, Room 100
Knoxville, TN  37920
579-8264 ext 5

Contact: Benna Van Vuuren
Phone: 579-8264 ext 5
Email: museum@knoxschools.org


Subjects: EDUCATION, MUSEUMS, SCHOOLS, HISTORY

Comments: Facilitates historical research and professional development by collecting, preserving, organizing, and making accessible the history of education, schools, educators and support organizations in Knoxville and Knox County.

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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Knox North Lions Club (Lions Club of Knox (County) North)
http://tnlions.org/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 444
Powell, TN  37849
512-6147

Contact: Hotline
Phone: 512-6147

Second Contact: Claire Crawford
Phone: 607-1898


Affiliation: International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC, BLIND

Comments: Provides eye exams & eyeglasses for those unable to afford vision care. Community carnival every spring--details on Facebook (search Knox North Lions Club)

Last Updated: April 17, 2018

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Knox County Council PTA
http://www.kccpta.org/ (opens in new window)
414-3485

Contact: Barry Myers, President
Phone: 414-3485
Email: barryamyers@comcast.net

Email: membership@knoxcountypta.org

Subjects: EDUCATION, PARENTS, TEACHERS

Comments: Organizes the Knox County PTAs and PTSAs to work on problems beyond the scope of a single unit.

Last Updated: March 13, 2018

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Knoxville Writers' Group
806-0443

Contact: Mary Helen Jost, Public Relations
Phone: 806-0443
Email: richjost1@aol.com

Second Contact: Mary McKinnon, reservations for luncheon
Phone: 983-3740


Subjects: WRITERS, WRITING

Comments: Writers and would-be writers of all genres are welcome. Meet the fourth Wednesday (except for November and December) at Naples Restaurant, 5500 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, 37919 from 11:00-1:00 PM.

Last Updated: June 15, 2018

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Knoxville Aikido Center
http://www.knoxvilleaikidocenter.com (opens in new window)
7800 Bernstein Ln (mailing address)
Knoxville, TN  37938
548-3303
Location, if other than mailing address: 522 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920
Contact: Rob Crowell
Phone: 548-3303
Email: rob.crowell@me.com


Affiliation: Midwest Aikido Federation and World Aikido HQ

Subjects: HOBBY, SPORTS AND RECREATION

Comments: Classes in traditional Japanese martial arts

Last Updated: April 11, 2018

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Knoxville Fire Fighters Association, Local 65
http://www.knoxvillefirefighters.com (opens in new window)
614 North Central Street
Knoxville, TN  37917
524-3473 x27

Contact: Kevin Faddis, President
Phone: 524-3473 x27 or 523-6442
Email: info@iaff65.org

Second Contact: Steve Kidwell, Secretary/Treasurer
Phone: 524-3473 x22
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, FIREFIGHTERS, GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

Comments: Fire safety education program for pre-school, middle and high schools, community and business groups, emergency relief funds, speakers

Last Updated: April 4, 2018

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Knoxville Community Step Up
https://www.facebook.com/Community-Step-Up-127739877420786/ (opens in new window)
c/o Beck Cultural Exchange Center
1927 Dandridge Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37915
237-6936

Contact: Mary Smith, Recording secretary
Phone: 237-6936 or 591-7403
Email: mhSholmes208@gmail.com

Second Contact: Harry Wade, Correspondent Secretary
Phone: 388-2277
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PRISONS, RECIDIVISM, HOUSING, AT RISK YOUTH

Comments: A support system to keep relatives, friends, and loved ones from going or returning to prison; Meetings the first Tuesday of the month 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1927 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915.

Last Updated: April 30, 2018

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Knoxville Internationals Network (KIN) (KIN)
http://www.kin-connect.org/ (opens in new window)
PO Box 31052
Knoxville, TN  37930
Email: info@kin-connect.org
Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: INTERNATIONAL, REFUGEES, IMMIGRANTS, CHRISTIANITY, COMMUNITY, REFUGEES

Comments: Works to raise awareness of the needs among internationals and give ministries, churches, non-profits and other organizations a forum to connect and share information and resources

Last Updated: April 9, 2018

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Knoxville Inspiring Connections Outdoors
https://www.sierraclub.org/tennessee/harvey-broome/ico-home (opens in new window)
3532 Cruze Road
Powell, TN  37849

Contact: Mac Post
Email: mpost3116@gmail.com

Second Contact: Alice Thornton
Email: scithorn@aol.com
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Sierra Club, Harvey Broome Group

Subjects: HIKING, SPORTS AND RECREATION, CIVIC

Comments: An outings program where volunteer leaders collaborate with community partners to get outdoors with people, especially youth, who may not have access on their own to safely discover the wonders of the natural world.

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Mobile Meals (Mobile Meals)
http://www.knoxseniors.org/mobile/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Judith Pelot, Manager
Phone: 865-524-2786 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: Judith.pelot@knoxseniors.org

Second Contact: Shelly Woodrick, Volunteer Coordinator
Email: shelly.woodrick@knoxseniors.org
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS, FOOD

Comments: Delivers noon day meals to homebound seniors 60 years old and over.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Knoxville Inner City Kids Outreach
http://www.kicko.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 14487
Knoxville, TN  37914
523-4956

Contact: Bill Clark
Phone: 523-4956
Email: bill@kicko.org

Second Contact: Janice Clark
Email: janice@kicko.org
Phone: 523-4956
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: CHILDREN, RELIGION

Comments: faith-based working with atrisk youth 3-13 years old in urban communities

Last Updated: January 11, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee-Rise Above Crime Program
http://www.knoxseniors.org/rise-above-crime/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Sasha Hammett
Phone: 865-524-2786
Email: sasha.hammett@knoxseniors.org

Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office on Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: Supports older adults (ages 50+) who have been victimized by crime. Services are provided by caring professionals who aim to help individuals overcome the trauma of physical, sexual, or psychological violence; neglect; economic exploitation; or fraud.

Last Updated: August 23, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee-Daily Living Center
http://www.knoxseniors.org/daily/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
865-523-1135
Location, if other than mailing address: 3900 Probus Road
Contact: Sue Massingill, Manager
Phone: 865-523-1135
Email: sue.massingill@oconnorcenter.org

Second Contact: Wendy Badgley, Coordinator
Email: dlc@oconnorcenter.org
Phone: 865-689-8412
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950


Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office on Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: Licensed adult day services center for Knox County residents age 60 or older. A structured program that improves living skills, fosters independence, and allows for the individual to remain in the community rather than be institutionalized.

Last Updated: August 23, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee-Savings Check Up
http://www.knoxseniors.org/savings/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
865-546-6262
Location, if other than mailing address: 611 Winona St
Contact: Sara Mary Wallace, Coordinator
Phone: 865-546-6262
Email: saramary.wallace@knoxseniors.org

Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: Staff uses web based-tools and person-centered approaches to help low-income seniors and persons with disabilities find and enroll in all the benefits programs for which they are eligible, and create coordinated, community-wide systems of benefits access.

Last Updated: August 23, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee-Senior Employment Service
http://www.knoxseniors.org/ses/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Ave
Contact: Brenda Tate, Manager
Phone: 865-524-2786
Email: Brenda.tate@knoxseniors.org

Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: We offer a number of services to seniors who are looking for employment, including job-search assistance, individualized job counseling, semiannual job fairs, help with resume and cover letters, and job referrals.

Last Updated: August 23, 2019

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