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Vegetarian Society of East Tennessee (East Tennessee Vegetarian Society)
http://www.vs-et.com (opens in new window)
3961 Greenleaf Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37919
865 546-5643

Contact: Bob Grimac, President
Phone: 865 546-5643
Email: bobgrimac@gmail.com


Subjects: DIET, VEGETARIANISM, HEALTH, NUTRITION

Comments: The Vegetarian Society meets the first Sunday of each month at 6pm at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, 2931 Kingston Pike. Each meeting is open to the general public and consists of a cooking demonstration followed by a potluck supper.

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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American Red Cross of East Tennessee (American Red Cross,)
http://www.redcross.org/tn/east-tennessee (opens in new window)
6921 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN  37909
584-2999

Contact: Sharon Hudson, Executive Director
Phone: 584-2999 or 588-1835 FAX
Email: sharon.hudson@redcross.org


Affiliation: American Red Cross

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SAFETY, EMERGENCY SERVICES, HEALTH, BLOOD

Comments: Provides humanitarian aid for victims of disaster, lifesaving courses, and emergency relief to Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties

Last Updated: July 25, 2019

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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
865-215-5000

Contact: Dr. Martha Buchanan, Director
Phone: 865-215-5000
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: August 2, 2021

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Human Animal Bond In Tennessee (HABIT) (Human Animal Bond In TN (HABIT))
http://www.vet.utk.edu/habit/ (opens in new window)
U T C V M
2407 River Drive Rm A205
Knoxville, TN  37996-4543
974-5633

Contact: Karen Armsey, Coordinator
Phone: 974-5633
Email: habit@utk.edu

Second Contact: Ruth Sapp, ET Coordinator


Subjects: ANIMALS, THERAPY, HEALTH, DOGS, CATS, RABBITS

Comments: At-risk adolescents teach basic obedience to dogs rescued from local shelters, provides a therapeutic intervention for the student trainers, increasing the adoptability of unwanted dogs; classes offered in Fall and Spring./

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR) (Shangri-La Therap. Acad. of Riding)
http://www.rideatstar.org (opens in new window)
11800 Highway 11E
Lenoir City, TN  37772
988-4711

Contact: Lynn Petr, Exec. Dir.
Phone: 988-4711 or 988-4712 FAX
Email: star@rideatstar.org

Second Contact: Kristen Sanders, Director of Administration.
Phone: 988-4711


Affiliation: PATH International

Subjects: DISABILITIES, THERAPY, HEALTH, ANIMALS, HORSES

Comments: Provides challenging, therapeutic experiences using horse-related activities for persons with disabilities or special challenges.

Last Updated: March 19, 2018

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Complementary Health Education Organization (CHEO) (Complementary Health Education Org)
http://www.cheoknox.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 22511
Knoxville, TN  37933
423-884-6031

Contact: Diane Minch, Facilitator
Phone: 423-884-6031
Email: dianeminch@hotmail.com


Subjects: EDUCATION, HEALTH

Comments: Education organization supporting complementary and natural health care practices for the betterment of the community. Meets 2nd Monday of the month at South College. Programs 4th Wednesday at Rarity Bay

Last Updated: January 22, 2018

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Remote Area Medical, Inc.
http://www.ramusa.org (opens in new window)
2200 Stock Creek Blvd
Rockford, TN  37853
865-579-1530

Contact: Sharon Berry
Phone: 865-579-1530
Email: shood@ramusa.org

Second Contact: Janice Jarnigan
Email: janice@ramusa.org
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: HEALTH, SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES

Comments: Non-profit volunteer corps providing free medical, dental, eye, women's health, general medicine and veterian services

Last Updated: July 23, 2021

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Health Physics Society--East Tennessee Chapter (Health Physics Society)
http://hpschapters.org/etchps/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN 
Contact: Rodney Bauman, President
Email: rodney.bauman@ettp.doe.gov

Second Contact: John Aperans, President-Elect
Email: aperansj@ornl.gov
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Health Physics Society

Subjects: HEALTH, SCIENCE, PROFESSIONAL, ENGINEERS

Comments: The ETCHPS is a scientific and professional organization whose members specialize in occupational, environmental, and medical radiation safety./

Last Updated: June 27, 2018

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