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Friends Of The Knox County Public Library (Friends Of The Knox County Library)
http://www.knoxfriends.org/ (opens in new window)
500 W Church Ave
Knoxville, TN  37902
215-8775

Contact: Kristen Faerber, Coordinator
Phone: 215-8775 or 215-8772 FAX
Email: info@knoxfriends.org


Subjects: CIVIC, LIBRARY, BOOKS

Comments: Raises awareness of the importance of Knox County Public Library; promotes reading for every age; performs fund raising for the library in areas where public appropriations are not available; sponsors library-related programs

Last Updated: December 5, 2018

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Friendship Force Of Knoxville (Friendship Force Of Knoxville)
http://www.friendshipforceknoxville.org (opens in new window)
TN  223-4036

Contact: Diana Crist Lopez, President
Phone: 223-4036
Email: dlopez@utk.edu

Second Contact: LeRoy Rogers, Vice President
Email: leroyrogers75@gmail.com
Phone: 288-0413


Affiliation: The Friendship Force

Subjects: INTERNATIONAL, PEACE, FOREIGN EXCHANGE

Comments: Travel to foreign countries and get to know people there by staying in their homes. Meetings 3rd Tuesdays of most months at 6:30 PM. Check website to confirm time and place.

Last Updated: October 24, 2018

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FISH Of Knox County (Fish Hospitality Pantries)
http://www.fishpantry.org/index.php (opens in new window)
800 Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN  379
588-7900

Contact: Jim Wright, Director
Phone: 588-7900
Email: jimwright@fishpantry.org

Second Contact: FISH hotline
Phone: 523-7900


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, EMERGENCY SERVICES

Comments: Provides emergency food delivery to people who cook for themselves; also provides limited help with non-food needs; three locations in Knox County/

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Florence Crittenton Agency Of Knoxville, Inc. (Florence Crittenton Agency)
http://www.fcaknox.org (opens in new window)
1531 Dick Lonas Road
Knoxville, TN  37909-1218
602-2021

Contact: Nancy Christian, President-CEO
Phone: 602-2021
Email: nchristian@fcaknox.org

Second Contact: Dustin Gent, V.P. of Adm. Services
Email: dgent@fcaknox.org
Phone: 602-2021


Affiliation: Child Welfare League Of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GROUP HOMES, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, WOMEN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Provides a combination of 24/7/365 residential and outreach programs designed to strengthen communities through prevention and treatment services provided to children, youth, and families

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Friends Of Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Friends Great Smoky Mts. Natl. Park)
http://www.friendsofthesmokies.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 1660
Kodak, TN  37764
932-4794

Contact: Jim Hart, President
Phone: 932-4794 or 800-845-5665
Email: jim@friendsofthesmokies.org

Email: info@friendsofthesmokies.org

Subjects: ENVIRONMENT, CONSERVATION

Comments: Assists National Park Service to preserve and protect Great Smoky Mountains National Park by fund raising, public awareness, and providing volunteers

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Fort Loudoun Yacht Club (Fort Loudoun Yacht Club)
http://www.flyc.net (opens in new window)
2325 Lakefront Drive
Knoxville, TN  37922
690-6636

Contact: Tom Jones, Commodore
Phone: 690-6636 or 690-9697 FAX
Email: flyc@flyc.net


Affiliation: Register of American Yacht Clubs

Subjects: BOATS, BOATING, SPORTS AND RECREATION, HOBBY, YACHTS

Comments: To encourage and observe the rules of safety, courtesy and good seamanship including aiding those in need of help.

Last Updated: December 5, 2018

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Fountain City Art Guild (Fountain City Art Guild)
http://www.fountaincityartguild.com (opens in new window)

Contact: Penny Berridge
Email: pbglass@gmail.com

Second Contact: Tracy Gray
Email: tgray30883@aol.com
State: TN 

Affiliation: Fountain City Art Center

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, ARTS, PAINTING, WATERCOLOR, FOUNTAIN CITY

Comments: Promotes, guides, supports, and informs artists in our guild; two annual judged exhibits; meetings at The Fountain City Art Center, 213 Hotel Ave., 7:00 p.m. the last Monday of Sept - May; June, July & August we have field trips and plein aire painting.

Last Updated: April 30, 2018

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Farragut Museum (Farragut Folklife Museum)
http://www.townoffarragut.org/museum (opens in new window)
11408 Municipal Center Drive
Farragut, TN  37934
966-7057 W

Contact: Julia Barham, Historic Resources Coordinator
Phone: 966-7057 W
Email: museum@townoffarragut.org


Affiliation: Town Of Farragut

Subjects: MUSEUMS, HISTORY, FARRAGUT

Comments: Museum devoted to the history of the community and to the life of Admiral David Farragut.

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Friends Of Literacy, Inc. (Friends Of Literacy, Inc.)
http://www.friendsofliteracy.org (opens in new window)
900 E Hill Ave Suite 300
Knoxville, TN  37915
549-7007

Contact: Teresa Brittain, Executive Director
Phone: 549-7007 or 594-1198 FAX
Email: teresa@friendsofliteracy.org

Second Contact: Jennifer Riley, Program Director
Email: jennifer@friendsofliteracy.org
Phone: 549-7007


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, LITERACY, READING, EDUCATION

Comments: Promotes adult literacy program and basic skills education in Knox County: free GED/HiSET classes; free adult reading classes; career and life skills guidance for recent GED/HiSET grads/current students

Last Updated: July 10, 2018

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Foothills Land Conservancy (Foothills Land Conservancy)
http://www.foothillsland.org (opens in new window)
3402 Andy Harris Road
Rockford, TN  37853
681-8326

Contact: Bill Clabough, Executive Director
Phone: 681-8326
Email: bclabough@foothillsland.org

Second Contact: Meredith Clebsch
Email: mclebsch@foothillsland.org
Phone: 681-8326


Affiliation: Land Trust Alliance

Subjects: CIVIC, ENVIRONMENT, CONSERVATION, LAND USE

Comments: Dedicated to protecting, preserving, and enhancing the lands and environments of the Southern Appalachian region and promoting the character of the land for the benefit of the general public, now and in the future..

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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Funeral Consumers Alliance of East Tennessee (Funeral Consumers Alliance of ET)
http://www.funerals.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 10507
Knoxville, TN  37939
363-4302

Contact: Jenny Arthur
Phone: 363-4302
Email: fcaetn@gmail.com


Affiliation: Funeral and Memorial Societies of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CONSUMERS, DEATH

Comments: Volunteers offer advice to help people make cost-effective funeral choices; FCA-ET is not able to help with the cost of funerals

Last Updated: November 5, 2018

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Farragut/West Knox Chamber Of Commerce (Farragut/West Knox Chamber Of Comm.)
http://www.farragutchamber.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 22461
Farragut, TN  37933
675-7057
Location, if other than mailing address: 11826 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN 37934
Contact: Julie Blaylock, President/CEO
Phone: 675-7057
Email: julie@farragutchamber.com

Email: info@farragutchamber.com

Affiliation: US Chamber Of Commerce

Subjects: CIVIC, BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, FARRAGUT

Comments: Not-for-profit group representing area businesses and promoting Farrragut and West Knoxville communities; educational programs

Last Updated: October 2, 2018

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Foothills Craft Guild (Foothills Craft Guild)
http://foothillscraftguild.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 52871
Knoxville, TN  37950
320-9636
Location, if other than mailing address: 100 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
Contact: President
Phone: 320-9636
Email: president@foothillscraftguild.org

Second Contact: Robbie Gentry, Artist
Phone: 256-2807


Subjects: ARTS, CRAFTS, APPALACHIA

Comments: Oldest chartered guild in Tennessee; fine crafts guild established in 1968; one annual show in November at Jacobs Building in Chilhowee Park, east Knoxville.

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Fort Loudoun Association (Fort Loudoun Association)
http://www.fortloudoun.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 158
Vonore, TN  37885
423-420-2331
Location, if other than mailing address: 338 Fort Loudoun Road, Vonore, TN 37885
Contact: Tammy Sarver, Secretary
Phone: 423-420-2331
Email: FortLoudoun@tds.net

Second Contact: https://www.facebook.com/FortLoudounStateHistoricArea/


Affiliation: Tennessee Friends Of The Parks

Subjects: HISTORY, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, MUSEUMS

Comments: Preserve and promote heritage of the Fort. Volunteers staff visitors center; meeting usually on Saturdays of garrison weekends--check website and Facebook for details. No meetings unless specifically called in January, February, June, July, October.

Last Updated: April 17, 2018

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FPA of East Tennessee (Financial Planning Assoc of ET)
http://www.fpaetn.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 476
Alcoa, TN  37701
240-2292

Contact: Kevin Gormley, President
Phone: 240-2292
Email: etnfpa@gmail.com

Email: etnfpa@gmail.com

Affiliation: Financial Planning Association

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, FINANCIAL

Comments: a leadership and advocacy organization connecting those who provide, support and benefit from professional financial planning

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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Feral Feline Friends of East Tennessee (Feral Feline Friends of East TN)
http://www.feralfelinefriends.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 32121
Knoxville, TN  37930-2121
919-2287
Phone: 919-2287
Email: info@feralfelinefriends.org

Subjects: ANIMALS, PETS, CATS

Comments: Humanely traps/releases feral cats while managing their existing colonies; socializes kittens and relocates ferals in danger; meets 2nd Tues. 7:00 pm at Mr. Gatti's Pizza, 6909 Kingston Pike

Last Updated: October 16, 2018

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French Broad Preservation Association (French Broad Preservation Assoc.)
http://www.frenchbroadpres.org (opens in new window)
679-3568

Contact: Diette Crockett
Phone: 679-3568
Email: dcrockett78@gmail.com


Subjects: ENVIRONMENT, HISTORY

Comments: Works to preserve, enhance environmental quality, scenic beauty, rural heritage, & historic resources of the French Broad River communities.

Last Updated: November 6, 2018

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Fountain City Scrabble Society (Fountain City Scrabble Society)
5300 Stanton Road
Knoxville, TN  37918
689-2681

Contact: Fountain City Library Manager
Phone: 689-2681


Subjects: GAMES, HOBBY

Comments: Meet Mondays 5-8 pm to play Scrabble at the Fountain City branch library.

Last Updated: November 6, 2018

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FISH Hospitality Pantries (FISH Hospitality Pantries)
http://www.fishhospitalitypantries.org (opens in new window)
588-9200

Contact: FISH Office
Phone: 588-9200

800 Northshore Dr.
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: FOOD, EMERGENCY SERVICES, SOCIAL SERVICE

Comments: Provides packages of food: locations and hours on website (Contact Us > Pantry Locations). Does not require any documentation to receive food donations.

Last Updated: June 20, 2018

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Friends of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Friends of ORNL)
http://www.fornl.info (opens in new window)
Oak Ridge, TN  719-4853

Contact: Phillip Sklad, Secretary
Phone: 719-4853
Email: phillip.sklad@gmail.com

Second Contact: James Rushton, President
Email: rushtonje@comcast.net
Phone: 483-1754
State: TN 

Affiliation: ORNL

Subjects: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ENGINEERS

Comments: Presentations on technical topics of community interest

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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