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 Your search for APPALACHIA located the following organization:
Jubilee Community Arts (Jubilee Community Arts)
http://www.jubileearts.org (opens in new window)
1538 Laurel Ave
Knoxville, TN  37916-2016
522-5851

Contact: Brent Cantrell, Executive Director
Phone: 522-5851
Email: info@jubileearts.org

Second Contact: Ms. Toby Koosman, Concert Mgr.
Phone: 522-7521-ticket


Subjects: APPALACHIA, ARTS, MUSIC, DANCE, STORYTELLING

Comments: Traditional music, dance, storytelling, folk arts, concerts

Last Updated: January 26, 2018

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Girl Scouts Council of the Southern Appalachians (Girl Scouts of the Southern App.)
http://www.girlscoutcsa.org (opens in new window)
1567 Downtown West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN  37919
800-474-1912
Phone: 800-474-1912
Email: INFO@GIRLSCOUTCSA.ORG

Affiliation: Girl Scouts of the USA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Provides programs for girls to inspire them with the highest ideals of character, conduct, patriotism, and service.

Last Updated: October 24, 2018

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Appalachian Ballet Company (Appalachian Ballet Company)
http://www.appalachianballet.com (opens in new window)
215 W Broadway Avenue
Maryville, TN  37801-4705
982-8463

Contact: Amy Morton Vaughn, Artistic Director
Phone: 982-8463
Email: appalachianballet@gmail.com

Second Contact: Katherine Dorner, Business Manager
Phone: 982-8463


Affiliation: Southeastern Regional Ballet Association

Subjects: CIVIC, DANCE

Comments: Speakers, lectures, demonstrations, performances/

Last Updated: June 14, 2018

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Smoky Mountains Hiking Club (Smoky Mountains Hiking Club)
http://www.smhclub.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51592
Knoxville, TN  37950-1592

Contact: Cindy Spangler, Communications Director
Email: spangler@utk.edu

Second Contact: Volunteer Recruiter
Email: recruiting1@smhclub.org


Subjects: SPORTS AND RECREATION, HIKING

Comments: Program of weekly hikes, maintenance of 101.8 miles of the Appalachian Trail, annual photography program, social events.

Last Updated: July 24, 2019

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Southern Appalachia Railway Museum (Southern Appalachia Railway Museum)
http://www.secretcityrailroad.com/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 6756
Oak Ridge, TN  37831
405-3672

Contact: Charlie Poling, Director
Phone: 405-3672
Email: secretcityrailroad@gmail.com


Subjects: HOBBY, MUSEUMS, TRAINS, RAILROADS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Comments: Historical preservation of railroad equipment, especially passenger cars; meetings at 6:00 pm on 3rd Mondays at Shoneys on Emory Road

Last Updated: April 23, 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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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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Mission Of Hope (Mission Of Hope)
http://www.missionofhope.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51824
Knoxville, TN  37950
584-7571

Contact: Emmette Thompson, Exec. Director
Phone: 584-7571
Email: info@missionofhope.org

Second Contact: Diane Webster, Adm Asst.
Phone: 584-7571


Subjects: APPALACHIA, SOCIAL SERVICE, EMERGENCY SERVICES, CHRISTMAS

Comments: Appalachian relief ministry collects food, clothing, hygiene items, toys, building materials. Christmas drive and August school supplies drive

Last Updated: February 27, 2018

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Southern Appalachian Nature Photographers (Sou. Appalach. Nature Photographers)
http://www.sanp.net (opens in new window)
PO BOX 32324
Knoxville, TN  37930
363-1525

Contact: Kendall Chiles, President
Phone: 363-1525
Email: kchiles@knology.net


Subjects: PHOTOGRAPHY, HOBBY, ENVIRONMENT, APPALACHIA

Comments: Nature and other outdoor photography. Field trips, seminars, and a salon competition in February. Meets nine times a year, last Tuesday of the month at 7pm in the Watershed Building at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church.

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair (SASEF)
http://www.sasef.com/ (opens in new window)
University of Tennessee
2506 EJ Chapman Dr.
Knoxville, TN  37996-4531
974-7266

Contact: Julie Werner, Fair Manager
Phone: 974-7266 or 974-4514 FAX
Email: jwerner2@utk.edu

Second Contact: Jan Coley, President
Email: tprather@utk.edu
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: International Science and Engineering Fair

Subjects: SCIENCE, EDUCATION, ENGINEERS

Comments: Unites top young scientific minds, showcasing their talents on an international stage, where doctoral level scientists review and judge their work.

Last Updated: October 25, 2017

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Appalachian Mountain Bike Club
http://ambc-sorba.org/ (opens in new window)
123 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN  37902

Contact: Matthew Kellogg
Email: kellogg@ambc-sorba.org

Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association, IMBA

Subjects: SPORTS AND RECREATION, MOUNTAIN BIKING, TRAILS

Comments: Promotes sustainable trail access for off-road bicyclists and maintains the trails on which mountain bikers ride and other user groups rely on; supports the conservation of open spaces and riding sensitively and responsibly

Last Updated: April 11, 2018

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