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Association For Talent Development, Smoky Mountain Chapter (Association for Talent Development)
http://www.atdsmokymountain.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 31273
Knoxville, TN  37930-1273

Contact: A. J. Bussell, President
Email: president@atdsmokymountain.org

Second Contact: Amanda Smith, VP of Membership
Email: membership@atdsmokymountain.org


Affiliation: Association for Talent Development

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, TRAINING

Comments: Connects a community of professionals that champions talent development and improved workplace performance in East Tennessee.

Last Updated: April 11, 2018

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Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Tau Chapter (Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Tau Chpt)
http://xistate.org/ (opens in new window)
8501 Restful Way
Corryton, TN  37721
250-3571

Contact: Nancy Irwin
Phone: 250-3571
Email: artirwin@yahoo.com

Second Contact: Linda Garner
Phone: 986-2221


Affiliation: Delta Kappa Gamma, International

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, EDUCATION, TEACHERS, WOMEN

Comments: Local chapters give a scholarship to a early career educators in Education at UT. Meetings on last Monday of the month, 8 times a year during the school year.

Last Updated: September 20, 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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National Association Of Women In Construction, Knoxville Chapter #61 (Natl Assn. Of Women In Construction)
http://www.nawic.org (opens in new window)
S&ME
Knoxville, TN  37921

Contact: Erin Harlow, Chapter President
Email: erinh@mbiarch.com

Second Contact: Beth Ann Carter, Past President
Email: bethc@mbiarch.com
Phone: 584-0999


Affiliation: National Association Of Women In Construction

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, WOMEN, CONSTRUCTION, BUILDERS, CONTRACTORS

Comments: Open to all professional women working in the construction industry (field, architectural, engineering); scholarships to women in schools of architecture or engineering (UT and Pellissippi State); yearly charitable construction project/

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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SCORE, Knoxville Chapter (Service Corps Of Retired Execs.#435)
http://greaterknoxville.score.org (opens in new window)
412 N Cedar Bluff Rd Suite 450
Knoxville, TN  37923
865-692-0716

Contact: Frank Kot
Phone: 865-692-0716
Email: frank.kot@scoreknox.org

Second Contact: Cliff Caudill
Email: clifton.caudill@scorevolunteer.org
Phone: 865-340-6419


Affiliation: Small Business Administration, Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, Knoxville Area Urban League, Knoxville Chamber of Commerce

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, BUSINESS, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: SCORE offers business workshops, Mentoring (Services @ NO CHARGE) for people in business or those about to start a business. Call or visit SCORE.org to request a Mentor and schedule an appointment. Updated 2019.07.18

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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East Tennessee Foundation (East Tennessee Foundation)
http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org (opens in new window)
520 West Summit Hill Drive Suite 11
Knoxville, TN  37902
524-1223

Contact: Michael T. McClamroch, President & CEO
Phone: 524-1223 or 637-6039fax
Email: mmcclamroch@etf.org

Second Contact: Jan Elston, Director, Competitive Grants Prgs
Email: jelston@etf.org
Phone: 524-1223

Email: etf@etf.org

Subjects: CIVIC, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, FOUNDATIONS, PHILANTHROPY

Comments: Grants, technical assistance in areas of community development, arts and culture, education, youth at risk

Last Updated: March 16, 2018

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Ducks Unlimited, Knoxville Chapter (Ducks Unlimited, Knoxville Chpt.)
157 County Rd 722
Athens, TN  37303
423-506-3407

Contact: Charles Lowery
Phone: 423-506-3407
Email: clowery@ducks.org


Affiliation: Ducks Unlimited

Subjects: ENVIRONMENT, CONSERVATION, SPORTS AND RECREATION, ANIMALS, WATERFOWL, BIRDS, HUNTING

Comments: wetlands and waterfowl conservation/

Last Updated: August 8, 2017

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East Tennessee Community Design Center (East Tennessee Community Design Ctr)
http://www.etcdc.org (opens in new window)
1300 N Broadway St
Knoxville, TN  37917
525-9945

Contact: Duane Grieve, Executive Director
Phone: 525-9945
Email: wayne@communitydc.org

Second Contact: Jan Mosadegh, Assistant to the Dir.
Email: jan@communitydc.org
Phone: 525-9945


Affiliation: National Design Center Directors' Association

Subjects: CIVIC, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING

Comments: Professional design and planning assistance to community groups and nonprofit organizations

Last Updated: September 24, 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: August 2, 2021

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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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Hadassah, Knoxville Chapter (Hadassah)
https://jewishknoxville.org/hadassah (opens in new window)
301-335-2355

Contact: Andrea Cone, President
Phone: 301-335-2355
Email: sixconefarm@verizon.com

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Affiliation: National Hadassah

Subjects: CIVIC, JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS, WOMEN, INTERNATIONAL, RELIGION

Comments: Jewish women's Zionist organization, programming for our membership and fund raising for projects in Israel

Last Updated: April 23, 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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League Of Women Voters Of Knoxville/Knox County (League Of Women Voters)
http://www.lwvknoxville.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 31825
Knoxville, TN  37930-1825
408-8468

Contact: Linda Mccabe, President
Phone: 408-8468


Affiliation: League Of Women Voters Of The United States

Subjects: CIVIC, POLITICS, WOMEN

Comments: Nonpartisan, political education and advocacy organization involved in public policy issues

Last Updated: March 6, 2018

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Tennessee Citizens For Wilderness Planning (TN Citizens For Wilderness Planning)
http://tcwp.org/ (opens in new window)
P.O. Box 6873
Oak Ridge, TN  37831
865-583-3967

Contact: Sandra Goss, Exec. Dir.
Phone: 865-583-3967
Email: sandra@sandrakgoss.com,

Second Contact: Mark Bevelhimer, President
Email: mbevelhimer@gmail.com
Phone: 865-583-3967


Subjects: CIVIC, POLITICS, ENVIRONMENT, PLANNING, CONSERVATION

Comments: Local land and water conservation issues, natural areas, water quality, greenways, trails, hiking and other outings, informational programs

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Volunteer Grange No. 1250 (Volunteer Grange)
333 Crossfield Dr
Knoxville, TN  37920
573-4903

Contact: Judy Sherrod
Phone: 573-4903
Email: judysherrod@netzero.net


Affiliation: The National Grange

Subjects: CIVIC, FARMING, AGRICULTURE, FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS

Comments: Family, community service, agriculture, women's activities, youth organizations, junior activities, programs, meetings on 1st Thursdays/

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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American Association Of University Women-Knoxville Branch (American Assoc. Of University Women)
http://knoxville-tn.aauw.net (opens in new window)
865-690-1246

Contact: Rose-Linda Baldwin, President
Phone: 865-690-1246
Email: rbaldwinaauw@gmail.com

Second Contact: Bari Gerbig, Co-President-Elect
Email: bgerbig@comcast.net
Phone: 865-368-9326


Affiliation: American Association Of University Women

Subjects: WOMEN, EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL

Comments: Promotes equity for women and girls; provides scholarships for women; provides opportunies for networking; STEM opportunities for middle school girls; Priorities on the national level include educational training, leadership, and economic security.

Last Updated: July 27, 2021

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Tennessee's Early Intervention System (TEIS)
https://www.tn.gov/education/early-learning/tennessee-early-intervention-system-teis.html (opens in new window)
2726 Island Home Blvd
Knoxville, TN  37920
609-3598

Contact: Diane kuhlman, District Admin.
Phone: 609-3598
Email: diane.p.kuhlman@tn.gov

Second Contact: Rhonda Cheeks, Secretary
Email: rhonda.x.cheeks@tn.gov
Phone: 609-3568


Affiliation: Tennessee Department Of Education, Division of TEIS

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISABILITIES, PARENTS, CHILDREN

Comments: A voluntary educational program for families with children birth through age two with a developmental delay, are at risk for delays, or have a disagnosed condition which could impact education

Last Updated: July 30, 2019

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Beck Cultural Exchange Center (Beck Cultural Exchange Center)
http://www.beckcenter.net (opens in new window)
1927 Dandridge Ave
Knoxville, TN  37915
524-8461

Contact: Renee Kesler, President and CEO
Phone: 524-8461 or 524-8462 FAX
Email: beckcenter@beckcenter.net


Subjects: CIVIC, HISTORY, ETHNIC, AFRICAN AMERICANS, MUSEUMS, ARTS

Comments: Knoxville’s storehouse of regional African American history and culture with tours and speaking engagements available to schools, churches and civic groups/

Last Updated: September 6, 2017

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National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century, Captain Thomas Carter Chapter (Colonial Dames XVII Century)
P. O. Box 253
Walland, TN  37886
448-6716

Contact: Charlotte Miller
Phone: 448-6716
Email: tcmille@earthlink.net


Affiliation: National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century

Subjects: WOMEN, HISTORY, PATRIOTIC, GENEALOGY

Comments: Provide help to women who are interested in joining DCW and need to establish their colonial ancestor lines//

Last Updated: November 13, 2017

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Daughters Of The American Revolution, Emory Road Chapter (DAR, Emory Road Chapter)
http://www.tndar.org/~emoryroad/ (opens in new window)
TN  617-504-1370

Contact: Mary Vann
Phone: 617-504-1370
Email: emoryroad@tndar.org

Second Contact: Martha Cummings
Email: cummingm@comcast.net
Phone: 938-8641


Affiliation: National Society DAR

Subjects: WOMEN, HISTORY, PATRIOTIC, GENEALOGY

Comments: Members have direct bloodline lineage to a revolutionary ancestor; meets 3rd Saturdays Sept through May at Powell Library branch at 10:30

Last Updated: August 6, 2018

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Daughters Of The American Revolution, Samuel Frazier Chapter (DAR, Samuel Frazier Chapter)
http://www.tndar.org/~samuelfrazier/ (opens in new window)

Contact: Margaret Scobey
Email: samuelfrazier@tndar.org


Affiliation: National Society DAR

Subjects: WOMEN, PATRIOTIC, GENEALOGY, HISTORY

Comments: Historic preservation, education and patriotism

Last Updated: August 2, 2021

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Daughters Of The American Revolution, Cavett Station Chapter (DAR, Cavett Station Chapter)
http://www.tndar.org/~cavettstation/ (opens in new window)
11612 Lanesborough Way
Apartment 513
Knoxville, TN  37934
(615) 243-2865

Contact: Holly Matthews, Regent
Phone: (615) 243-2865
Email: hollymatthewsdar@gmail.com


Affiliation: National Society DAR

Subjects: WOMEN, PATRIOTISM, HISTORY, GENEALOGY

Comments: Community events and service focussing on historical preservation, education and patriotism; meetings on Saturdays

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Ijams Nature Center (Ijams Nature Park)
http://www.ijams.org (opens in new window)
2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37920
577-4717 x135

Contact: Lauren Bird, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 577-4717 x135 or 577-1683 FAX
Email: lbird@ijams.org

Second Contact: Amber Parker, Executive Director
Email: aparker@ijams.org
Phone: 577-4717 x118


Subjects: PARKS, ENVIRONMENT, GARDENING, EDUCATION

Comments: A sanctuary for all visitors to learn and connect with the natural world through hiking, biking, paddling, strolling, learning or simply enjoying the day/

Last Updated: September 28, 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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United Daughters Of The Confederacy, Knoxville Chapter #89 (UDC, Knoxville Chapter #89)
http://www.bleakhouseknoxville.org (opens in new window)
3148 Kingston Pk
Knoxville, TN  37919
522-0771

Contact: Carlene Johnson
Phone: 522-0771

Second Contact: Bleak House
Phone: 522-2371


Affiliation: United Daughters Of The Confederacy

Subjects: HISTORY, WOMEN, PATRIOTIC, GENEALOGY, CIVIL WAR, MUSEUMS

Comments: Owns and staffs Confederate Memorial Hall (Bleak House); tours (Wednesdays--last tour at 3:30); a focus on a history of the War between the States and its impact on the Knoxville area and all its people; event venue (weddings, receptions)/

Last Updated: October 23, 2017

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National Society Of The Colonial Dames Of America In Tennessee, Knoxville Committee (Colonial Dames Of America)
3507 Talahi Dr
Knoxville, TN  37919
525-8601

Contact: Mrs. Fred Brackney
Phone: 525-8601


Affiliation: National And State

Subjects: HISTORY, WOMEN, PATRIOTIC, GENEALOGY

Comments: Scholarships to graduate students in history, sponsors essay contest for high school seniors

Last Updated: April 9, 2018

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Daughters Of The American Colonists, Knoxville Chapter (Daughters Of The Amer. Colonists)
584-9616

Contact: Becky Harper, Regent
Phone: 584-9616

Second Contact: Ruth Ann Fowler
Phone: 966-4880


Affiliation: National

Subjects: WOMEN, PATRIOTIC, HISTORY, GENEALOGY

Comments: Patriotic, historical & educational society; research of history of colonial times; ROTC medals to UT and local high schools; meets the 4th Wednesdays of Jan, March, May and Oct at 10:300 am, usually at the Fox Den Country Club.

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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National Society Of United States Daughters Of 1812, General Henry Knox Chapter (Society Of US Daughters Of 1812)
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnhk1812/Welcome.html (opens in new window)
681-0675

Contact: Lynda Williams, Treasurer
Phone: 681-0675
Email: lyndawill@yahoo.com

Second Contact: Madge Day, Secretary
Email: madge.day@knoxcounty.org
Phone: 215-2550


Affiliation: State And National Affiliation

Subjects: PATRIOTISM, WOMEN, HISTORY, GENEALOGY

Comments: Promotes patriotism and preserves and increases knowledge of the history of the American people

Last Updated: April 20, 2018

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Daughters Of The Colonial Wars In The State Of Tennessee (Daughters Of The Colonial Wars)
http://www.nsdcw.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 253
Walland, TN  37886
448-6716

Contact: Charlotte Miller
Phone: 448-6716
Email: tcmille1@yahoo.com


Affiliation: National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars

Subjects: HISTORY, PATRIOTIC, WOMEN, GENEALOGY

Comments: Provide help to women who are interested in joining DCW and need to establish their colonial ancestor lines

Last Updated: November 13, 2017

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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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Newcomer's Club Of Knoxville, Inc. (Newcomer's Club Of Knoxville, Inc.)
10042 Dayflower Way
Knoxville, TN  37932-1696
670-0707

Contact: Irma DeBord
Phone: 670-0707
Email: garyirma@comcast.net


Subjects: WOMEN, NEWCOMERS

Comments: Women's social club for newcomers and new friends to Knoxville, meetings on 3rd Wednesdays at 10:00 am for bridge & canasta, noon lunch and guest speaker; partners with the Welcome Wagon of Knoxville

Last Updated: December 5, 2018

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University Women's Club Of The University Of Tennessee, Knoxville (University Women's Club Of UT)
http://universitywomensclub.utk.edu/ (opens in new window)
705-2912

Contact: Sharon Smith, President
Phone: 705-2912
Email: svcsharon@yahoo.com

Second Contact: Regina Dean, President Elect
Email: regdean@utk.edu
Phone: 250-2585

Email: universitywomensclub@utk.edu

Subjects: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, WOMEN

Comments: interest groups, monthly programs providing information in many different areas

Last Updated: December 12, 2018

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GFWC Ossoli Circle (Ossoli Circle)
http://www.gfwcossolicircle.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 10892
Knoxville, TN  37939
865-803-7772
Location, if other than mailing address: 2511 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Contact: Nancy Carmon
Phone: 865-803-7772
Email: ncyellen@gmail.com


Affiliation: General Federation Of Women's Clubs

Subjects: WOMEN, CIVIC

Comments: The oldest federated women's club in the South

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Cherokee Health Systems (Cherokee Health Systems)
https://www.cherokeehealth.com/ (opens in new window)
2018 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
934-6734
Phone: 934-6734
Second Contact: Communications and Development
Phone: 934-6710

Third Contact: Adult Statewide Crisis Line
Phone: 1-855-274-7471


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GROUP HOMES, WOMEN, ALCOHOL, DRUGS, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Comments: Outpatient treatment for men and women in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.//

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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Alzheimer Tennessee, Inc. (Alzheimer's TN. Inc.)
http://www.alztennessee.org (opens in new window)
5801 Kingston Pk
Knoxville, TN  37919
544-6288

Contact: Linda Johnson, Director of Programs
Phone: 544-6288
Email: linda.johnson@tnalz.org

Second Contact: Janice Wade-Whitehead, CEO/President
Email: janice.wade@tnalz.org
Phone: 544-6288


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, DEMENTIA

Comments: Mission is to provide support and assistance to persons afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease and to their families and friends. Adult Day Care Facility. Support for research.

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Big Brothers/Big Sisters Of East Tennessee (Big Brothers/Big Sisters)
http:/www.TennesseeBig.org (opens in new window)
318 N Gay Street
Suite 100
Knoxville, TN  37917
865-243-3879

Contact: Brent Waugh, CEO
Phone: 865-243-3879 or 524-3466 FAX
Email: bwaugh@TennesseeBig.org

Second Contact: Kara Finger,VP of Programs
Email: Kfinger@TennesseeBig.org
Phone: 523-2179

Third Contact: Tyler Boldin, Chief Development Office
Email: tboldin@TennesseeBig.org
Phone: 523-2179


Affiliation: Big Brothers/Big Sisters Of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Provides goal-oriented one-to-one mentoring for children who have suffered family disruption by matching them with a carefully screened adult

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Cerebral Palsy Center For Handicapped Adults (Cerebral Palsy Center)
http://www.cpcenter.org (opens in new window)
241 E Woodland Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
523-0491

Contact: Angelia Jones, Executive Director
Phone: 523-0491 or 523-0492FAX
Email: frontdesk@cpcenter.org


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, CEREBRAL PALSY, DISABILITIES, GROUP HOMES

Comments: Provide adult daycare to severely handicapped adults in Knox County, job development, group home.

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Goodwill Industries of Knoxville, Inc. (Goodwill Industries of Knoxville)
http://www.gwiktn.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 11066
Knoxville, TN  37939
588-8567
Location, if other than mailing address: 5307 Kingston Pike, 37919
Contact: Elizabeth Nother, CEO
Phone: 588-8567 or 588-0075 FAX
Email: info3@gwiktn.org


Affiliation: Goodwill Industries International

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, REHABILITATION, JOB TRAINING, DISABILITIES, EMPLOYMENT

Comments: Provides vocational services and employment opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged people who face barriers to employment

Last Updated: June 20, 2018

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Epilepsy Foundation Of East Tennessee (Epilepsy Fnd. Of Greater Knoxville)
http://www.efeasttn.org (opens in new window)
1715 E. Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville, TN  37917
522-4991

Contact: Pam Hughes, Executive Director
Phone: 522-4991
Email: pam@efeasttn.org

Second Contact: Sarah Ammons, Client Services Coordinator
Email: sarah@efeasttn.org
Phone: 522-4991


Affiliation: Epilepsy Foundation Of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES

Comments: Information and referral, support groups, medical and employment assistance, public education

Last Updated: September 24, 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: July 27, 2021

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Helen Ross McNabb Center, Inc. (Helen Ross McNabb Center, Inc.)
http://www.mcnabbcenter.org (opens in new window)
201 W. Springdale Ave.
Knoxville, TN  37917
865-329-9095

Contact: Jessica Hill, Community Relations
Phone: 865-329-9095
Email: jessica.hill@mcnabb.org

Second Contact: main number
Phone: 637-9711
State: TN 
Phone: 1-800-255-9711

Affiliation: Tennessee Association Of Mental Health Centers

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, MENTAL HEALTH, COUNSELING, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Comments: Mental health and addiction services for children, adults, and families. Speakers bureau.

Last Updated: July 26, 2019

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Arc Knox County (Arc Knox County)
http://www.sunshinekcarc.com/ (opens in new window)
3000 N Central Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
546-9431 X218

Contact: Judy Wohlwend, Exc. Dir.
Phone: 546-9431 X218 or 546-7960 FAX
Email: jwohlwend@sunshinekcarc.com

Second Contact: Alexis Dyer, HR/PR Director
Email: adyer@sunshinekcarc.com
Phone: 546-9431 X219


Affiliation: National Arc, Tennessee Arc

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISABILITIES, GROUP HOMES, EMPLOYMENT, CHILDREN, PARENTS, JOB TRAINING

Comments: Also called Sunshine Services (Industries); serves citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities; information and referral; job training; group homes and independent living support; leisure services/

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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La Leche League Of Knoxville (La Leche League Of Knoxville)
http://www.lllofkytn.org/knoxville (opens in new window)
936 Teakwood Circle
Knoxville, TN  37919
599-6648

Contact: Mitzi Kiefer
Phone: 599-6648
Email: DMkiefer@bellsouth.net

Second Contact: Kim Carideo
Email: Kcarideo@yahoo.com
Phone: 387-6287
406 Cappy Drive
Knoxville, TN  37920


Affiliation: La Leche League International

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, PARENTS, WOMEN, BREASTFEEDING

Comments: Breastfeeding education and support through monthly meetings, lending library

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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Ladies Of Charity Knoxville (Ladies Of Charity Knoxville)
https://ladiesofcharityknox.org/ (opens in new window)
120 West Baxter Ave
Knoxville, TN  37917
865-247-5790

Contact: Susan Unebhaun , Executive Director
Phone: 865-247-5790
Email: ladiesofcharityknox@gmail.com


Affiliation: National Association Of Ladies Of Charity Of U. S.

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, RELIGION, ROMAN CATHOLIC, EMERGENCY SERVICES

Comments: Emergency assistance in the form of food and clothing, utility and rent payments, medicine, fuel, baby layettes, children's car seats, work boots, etc.

Last Updated: July 23, 2021

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Planned Parenthood Of Tennessee and North Mississippi (PPTNM) (PPTNM)
http://www.pptnm.org/ (opens in new window)
710 N Cherry St
Knoxville, TN  37914
865-231-9694

Contact: Tory Mills, Director of Community Engagement
Phone: 865-231-9694 or 694-7154 FAX
Email: tmills@pptnm.org

Second Contact: Jessica Stewart, Health Center Manager
Email: jessicas@ppmetn.org
Phone: 694-7155
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Planned Parenthood Federation Of America, Inc.

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, BIRTH CONTROL, DISEASES

Comments: PPTNM's mission is to provide high-quality, non-judgmental sexual health care, honest and accurate sexuality education, and reproductive health and rights advocacy.

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Young Women's Christian Association-YWCA (YWCA)
http://www.ywcaknox.com (opens in new window)
420 W Clinch Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37902
523-6126

Contact: Marigail Mullin, CEO
Phone: 523-6126
Email: MMullin@ywcaknox.com

Second Contact: Alle Lilly, Executive Director
Email: ALilly@ywcaknox.com


Affiliation: YWCA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SPORTS AND RECREATION, RELIGION, CHILDREN, WOMEN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Health and fitness, youth leadership training, victim advocacy, residence for single women, education, public affairs

Last Updated: April 3, 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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Tennessee Right To Life, Knox County Chapter (Tenn Right To Life, Knox County)
http://www.prolifeknox.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 5218
Knoxville, TN  37928-0218
689-1339

Contact: Stacy Dunn
Phone: 689-1339
Email: trlknox@trlknox.com


Affiliation: National Right To Life Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ABORTION, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH

Comments: Provides accurate information and educational resources regarding abortion, infanticide, & euthanasia; promotes assistance to women and families facing unexpected pregnancies and those recovering from abortion; advocates for pro-life legislation

Last Updated: September 21, 2018

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National Alliance on Mental Illness, Knoxville (NAMI Knoxville)
http://www.namiknoxville.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 10004
Knoxville, TN  37939-0004
800-771-5491

Contact: Judy Evans
Phone: 800-771-5491 or 602-7814 FAX
Email: help@namiknoxville.org


Affiliation: Tennessee & National Alliance on Mental Illness

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, MENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITIES

Comments: Advocacy & support group for families & friends of persons who have severe & persistent mental illness such as depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, ADHD. Conferences, speakers, free classes for parents/

Last Updated: April 13, 2018

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Junior League Of Knoxville (Junior League Of Knoxville)
http://www.jlKnoxville.org (opens in new window)
PO Box 1428, Knoxville TN 37901
Knoxville, TN  37902

Contact: Millie Hodge, President
Email: hq@jlknoxville.org


Affiliation: Association Of Junior Leagues International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC, WOMEN

Comments: Promotes voluntarism, develops the potential of women, and improves the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

Last Updated: July 23, 2021

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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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Beta Sigma Phi, Alpha Beta Council (Beta Sigma Phi, Alpha Beta Council)
https://bspinternational.org/home.php (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  688-6938

Contact: Lila Ludwig, Council President
Phone: 688-6938
Email: cfduncan2601@comcast.net

Second Contact: Sorority House, Alpha Beta Council
State: TN 

Affiliation: Beta Sigma Phi International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC, WOMEN

Comments: Annual Harvest Ball funds various service projects; meetings on 4th Wednesday each month at 7:00 pm at the Sorority House on Armstrong Avenue/

Last Updated: September 6, 2017

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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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Old Smoky Railway Museum, Inc. (Old Smoky Railway Museum, Inc.)
PO BOX 601
Knoxville, TN  37901-0601
933-7087

Contact: Jim Tolliver, President
Phone: 933-7087


Affiliation: National Railway Historical Society

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

Comments: Rail excursions; rail cars on display by appointment at old Southern Railway Station on Depot Street/

Last Updated: January 22, 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 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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East Tennessee Woodworkers Guild (East Tennessee Woodworkers Guild)
http://www.etwg.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 53054
Knoxville, TN  37950-3054
423-963-2855

Contact: Stephen Moles, President
Phone: 423-963-2855
Email: stephenmoles4@gmail.com

Second Contact: Hal Galbraith, Vice President
Email: jgalbraith@tds.net
Phone: 671-2441


Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, HOBBY, CRAFTS, WOODWORKING, WOODTURNING

Comments: Encourages the development and appreciation of fine woodworking; area shows, exhibitions, demonstrations; meets on 2nd Mondays of odd-numbered months at the Maryville High School woodworking class shop at 6:30 pm.///

Last Updated: May 24, 2017

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U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs-Vet Center (Vet Center)
1645 Downtown West Blvd. #28
Knoxville, TN  37919
865-633-0000

Contact: John Lavell, Director
Phone: 865-633-0000
Email: John.Lavell@va.gov

Second Contact: Melissa Watson, Office Manager
Email: melissa.watson2@va.gov
Phone: 865-633-0000


Affiliation: U. S. Veterans Administration

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, VETERANS, MILITARY

Comments: Free professional counseling agency for combat veterans.

Last Updated: August 2, 2021

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Community Television Of Knoxville-Channel 12 (Community Television Of Knoxville)
http://www.ctvknox.org (opens in new window)
800 S. Gay St. Suite P-336
Knoxville, TN  37902
215-8848

Contact: David Vogel, General Manager
Phone: 215-8848
Email: david@ctvknox.org


Subjects: CIVIC, BROADCASTING, COMMUNICATIONS, TELEVISION

Comments: Knoxville's public access television station. Provides training, equipment and technical services to people producing local TV shows

Last Updated: December 5, 2018

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Hope Resource Center (Hope Resource Center)
http://www.knoxvillehope.com (opens in new window)
2700 Painter Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37919
525-4673

Contact: Megan Matthews, Patient Services Director
Phone: 525-4673
Email: megan@knoxvillehope.com

Second Contact: Luanne Tilson, Director of Operations
Email: luanne@knoxvillehope.com
Phone: 525-4673
State: TN 

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, RELIGION, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, WOMEN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Christian outreach program to meet physical and spiritual needs of women with unplanned pregnancy; provides medical services for people with sexual health concerns

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth (East TN Council) (Council on Childtren and Youth, Eas)
https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/tccy/tccy-aces.html (opens in new window)
7175 Strawberry Plains Pke ste 302
Knoxville, TN  37914
865-594-6658

Contact: Lindsey Cody, Regional Coordinator
Phone: 865-594-6658
Email: Lindsey.Cody@tn.gov

Phone: 800-264-0904

Affiliation: Tennessee Commission On Children And Youth

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN

Comments: Advocacy for children and families, monitors juvenile justice and other legislation, speakers, conferences & workshops in Knoxville for child advocates; programs include Children's Mental Health, Disproportionate Minority Contact, TN Kids Count, etc.

Last Updated: August 5, 2021

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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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Mental Health Association Of East Tennessee (Mental Health Association Of ET)
http://www.mhaet.com (opens in new window)
P.O. Box 32731
Knoxville, TN  37930
584-9125
Location, if other than mailing address: 9050 Executive Park Dr Ste 104A, Knoxville, 37923
Contact: Ben Harrington, CEO
Phone: 584-9125
Email: ben@mhaet.com

Second Contact: Caitlin Ensley, Director of Educational Outreach
Email: mh101@mhaet.com
Phone: 247-6189
PO Box 32731
Knoxville, TN  37930-2731

Third Contact: Linda Beaty, Director of Operations
Email: linda@mhaet.com
Phone: 584-9125


Affiliation: Mental Health America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, MENTAL HEALTH

Comments: Promotes mental health awareness & recovery in our communities. Teaches Mental Health 101 in schools, sponsors workshops and educational opportunities for professionals.

Last Updated: May 1, 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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East Tennessee Development District (East Tennessee Development District)
http://www.etdd.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 249
Alcoa, TN  37701
273-6003
Location, if other than mailing address: 216 Corporate Place, Alcoa, TN 37701
Contact: Terrence Bobrowski, Executive Director
Phone: 273-6003 or 273-6010 FAX
Email: tbobrowski@etdd.org


Affiliation: National Association Of Development Districts

Subjects: CIVIC, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING, BUSINESS

Comments: An association of local governments that provides planning services within the fields of economic and community development to local governments; statistics, brochures, regional planning, economic development, small business loans

Last Updated: March 7, 2018

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E. M. Jellinek Center, Inc. (E. M. Jellinek Center, Inc.)
http://emjellinekcenter.org/ (opens in new window)
130 Hinton Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
525-4627

Contact: John D. Lewis, Executive Director
Phone: 525-4627
Email: emjellinek@outlook.com

Second Contact: Mike Kolinsky
Phone: 525-4627


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ALCOHOL, GROUP HOMES, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Comments: Halfway house for alcoholic men with accommodations for 42 residents, providing short term care and working closely with Alcoholics Anonymous; 28 day inpatient treatment center for alcoholics and drug addicts

Last Updated: September 27, 2018

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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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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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Tennessee Human Rights Commission (Tennessee Human Rights Commission)
http://www.state.tn.us/humanrights/ (opens in new window)
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 23rd Fl
Nashville, TN  37243
594-6500

Contact: Beverly Watts, Director
Phone: 594-6500


Affiliation: State Of Tennessee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CIVIL RIGHTS

Comments: Investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and housing -- race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, and Title IV

Last Updated: March 16, 2018

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Sierra Club, Harvey Broome Group, Tennessee Chapter (Sierra Club, Harvey Broome Group)
https://www.sierraclub.org/tennessee/harvey-broome (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN 
Contact: Joanne Logan, Vice Chair
Email: loganj1023@gmail.com

Second Contact: Denise Bivens, Vice Chair
Email: denisebivens@gmail.com


Affiliation: Sierra Club

Subjects: CIVIC, ENVIRONMENT, CONSERVATION, HIKING, SPORTS AND RECREATION

Comments: Political Action for Environmental Conservation, speakers, outings, monthly program meetings 2nd Tuesdays at 7:00 pm at Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church;

Last Updated: July 24, 2019

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Tennessee Ornithological Society, Knoxville Chapter (Tennessee Ornithological Society)
http://www.knoxvillebirding.orgl (opens in new window)
441-4429

Contact: Jimmy Tucker, President
Phone: 441-4429
Email: knoxtnbirds@gmail.com

Second Contact: Bill Keeler, Vice President


Affiliation: Tennessee Ornithological Society

Subjects: HOBBY, ORNITHOLOGY, BIRDS, BIRD WATCHING, ANIMALS

Comments: Promotes the enjoyment, scientific study, and conservation of birds. Slide-tape show, speakers, field trips. Meetings 1st Wed. month at 6:45 pm UT Coll. Vet. Medicine, Room 118. Does not meet in July or Aug.

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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German Shepherd Dog Club Of East Tennessee (German Shepherd Dog Club Of ET)
http://www.gsdcet.org (opens in new window)
933-4809

Contact: Lisa Carol Walker, President
Phone: 933-4809
Email: tacoragsd@comcast.net


Affiliation: German Shepherd Dog Club Of America

Subjects: HOBBY, DOGS, ANIMALS, PETS

Comments: Lists obedience trainers and breeders who guarantee health and temperament of breed; two shows annually; Meets monthly 1st Tues., 7:00 pm at UT vet school, Sequoyah Room.

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Sertoma Center, Inc. (Sertoma Center, Inc.)
http://www.sertoma.com (opens in new window)
1400 E Fifth Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
524-5555 X236

Contact: Lee Freeman
Phone: 524-5555 X236 or 524-5563 FAX
Email: info@sertoma.com

Second Contact: Marie Rousch
Phone: 524-5555 X225


Affiliation: CMRA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, DISABILITIES

Comments: Programs for persons with developmental disabilities -- both day and residential

Last Updated: April 11, 2018

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American Job Center (Tenn. Dept Of Labor & Workforce Dev)
http://www.jobs4tn.gov (opens in new window)
2700 MIDDLEBROOK PIKE
Knoxville, TN  37921
594-5500
Phone: 594-5500 or FAX 594-2767

Affiliation: Tennessee Department Of Labor

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, JOB PLACEMENT, EMPLOYMENT

Comments: Employment search assistance, counseling, testing, labor market information, job placement

Last Updated: February 28, 2018

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Society Of Professional Journalists, East Tennessee Chapter (Society Of Professsional Journalist)
http://etspj.org (opens in new window)
237-9696

Contact: Annie Culver, President
Phone: 237-9696
Email: annieleeculver@gmail.com

Second Contact: Amanda Womac
Email: appalachiandaughter@gmail.com


Affiliation: Society Of Professional Journalists

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, JOURNALISM, JOURNALISTS, MEDIA, WRITING

Comments: Professional development for journalists, media ethics, First Amendment rights, open public meetings./

Last Updated: June 19, 2018

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Midway Rehabilitation Center (Midway Rehabilitation Center)
http://www.midwayrehabcenter.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 3364
Knoxville, TN  37927
522-0301
Location, if other than mailing address: 1515 Magnolia Ave
Contact: Steve McNish, Executive Director
Phone: 522-0301

Second Contact: Jeff Miller
Phone: 522-0301


Affiliation: International Halfway House Association

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ALCOHOL, DRUGS, REHABILITATION, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, GROUP HOMES

Comments: Tennessee licensed alcohol and drug aftercare in and out patient treatment corrections supervision

Last Updated: February 27, 2018

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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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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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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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East Tennessee Lawyers Association For Women (East Tenn. Lawyers Assn. For Women)
http://etlawtn.org (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  544-8929

Contact: Loretta Cravens, President
Phone: 544-8929
Email: loretta@cravenslegal.com

Second Contact: Alyssa Minge, Past President
Phone: 523-0404


Affiliation: National Conference Of Women's Bar Association

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, LAWYERS, WOMEN, ATTORNEYS, LAW

Comments: A professional organization for women in the legal profession; Meetings 3rd Wednesdays at YWCA at noon

Last Updated: June 12, 2018

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Daughters Of The American Revolution, Bonny Kate Chapter (DAR, Bonny Kate Chapter)
http://www.tndar.org/~bonnykate/ (opens in new window)
567-0804

Contact: Mary Carroll Roberts, Regent
Phone: 567-0804
Email: Marymcc12@mac.comm

Second Contact: Joyce Condry, Past Regent
Email: condryjoyce@yahoo.com
Phone: 216-7408
State: TN 
Email: oe37918@comcast.net

Affiliation: National Society DAR

Subjects: HISTORY, WOMEN, PATRIOTIC, GENEALOGY

Comments: Encourages student participation in citizenship contests, supports schools and veterans, and helps with naturalization services.

Last Updated: October 19, 2018

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Daughters Of The American Revolution, Andrew Bogle Chapter (DAR, Andrew Bogle Chapter)
http://www.tndar.org/~andrewbogle/ (opens in new window)
938-2448

Contact: Drama Robeson, Regent
Phone: 938-2448
Email: andrewbogle@tndar.org

Second Contact: Ruth Ann Fowler, 1st Vice Regent
Phone: 966-4880


Affiliation: National Society DAR

Subjects: WOMEN, PATRIOTIC, GENEALOGY, HISTORY

Comments: Historic preservation, education and patriotism; services to veterans; scholarships; speakers

Last Updated: October 15, 2018

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Serenity Ministries (Serenity Shelter)
http://www.karm.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 3310
Knoxville, TN  37927
971-4673

Contact: CRISIS LINE
Phone: 971-4673

Second Contact: Cynthia Russell, Director
Phone: 673-6551
418 N Broadway
Knoxville, TN  37917


Affiliation: Knox Area Rescue Ministries

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, WOMEN, CHILDREN, CHILD ABUSE

Comments: Women's recovery program from drugs and alcohol and from domestic violence; program lasts 12-18 months;

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Apartment Association Of Greater Knoxville (Apartment Association)
http://www.aagk.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 11511
Knoxville, TN  37939
588-8961
Location, if other than mailing address: 5410 Homberg Drive, Suite 35
Contact: Ann Felknor, Executive Director
Phone: 588-8961 or 588-7905 FAX
Email: info@aagk.org


Affiliation: Tennessee Apartment Assoc., Nat'l Apt. Assoc.

Subjects: BUSINESS, REAL ESTATE, APARTMENTS, APARTMENT HOUSES, HOUSING

Comments: Private trade association of apartment owners, managers, & vendors dealing with legislative and educational issues in the apartment industry.

Last Updated: June 19, 2018

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Samaritan Place, Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, Inc. (Samaritan Place)
http://www.ccetn.org/ (opens in new window)
119 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
(865)684-1899

Contact: Paul Ritter, Director of Programs
Phone: (865)684-1899
Email: paul@ccetn.org


Affiliation: Catholic Charities, USA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, DISEASES, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, DEMENTIA

Comments: Emergency shelter; transitional and supportive housing programs for seniors in crisis, counseling, Columbus Home, pregnancy services, immigrant services, and more

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Sons Of Confederate Veterans, Longstreet-Zollicoffer Camp No. 87 (Sons Of Confederate Vets., Camp 87)
http://www.camp87scv.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 943
Knoxville, TN  37901
687-2732

Contact: Earl Smith, Commander
Phone: 687-2732

Second Contact: John Hitt, Adjutant
Email: jchitt@comcast.net
Phone: 689-4592


Affiliation: National And State

Subjects: HISTORY, GENEALOGY, MEN, PATRIOTIC

Comments: Descendants of Confederate veterans of the War between the States (open to males only). Monthly meetings - location varies/ Check the website for meeting dates and times.

Last Updated: May 30, 2018

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Southern Alliance For Clean Energy (Southern Alliance For Clean Energy)
http://www.cleanenergy.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 1842
Knoxville, TN  37901-1842
637-6055
Location, if other than mailing address: 3804 Middlebrook Pike 37921
Contact: Lauren Parker
Phone: 637-6055 or 524-4479 FAX
Email: info@cleanenergy.org


Subjects: CIVIC, ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT, UTILITIES

Comments: Promotes responsible energy choices that create global warming solutions and ensure clean safe and healthy communities throughout the southeast.

Last Updated: June 15, 2018

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East Tennessee Whitewater Club (East Tennessee Whitewater Club)
http://www.etwcweb.com (opens in new window)
ETWC
P. O. Box 5774
Oak Ridge, TN  37831-5774
679-9242

Contact: Mark Bevelhimer, President
Phone: 679-9242
Email: Mbevelhimer@gmail.com

Second Contact: Kary Scarborough, secretary-tresurer


Affiliation: American Whitewater

Subjects: SPORTS AND RECREATION, BOATS, BOATING, CANOES, KAYAKS, ENVIRONMENT

Comments: Promotes kayaking as water sport, provide instruction, conservation of wilderness rivers

Last Updated: September 27, 2018

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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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East Tennessee Economic Development Agency (ET Economic Development Agency)
http://www.eteda.org (opens in new window)
10215 Technology Drive Suite 202
Knoxville, TN  37932
777-3833

Contact: Allen Neel, President
Phone: 777-3833 or 777-5233 FAX
Email: aneel@eteda.org

Second Contact: Barbara Cope, Dir. of Operations
Email: bcope@eteda.org
Phone: 777-3833


Subjects: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TECHNOLOGY, VENTURE CAPITAL, BUSINESS

Comments: ETEDA is a private/public partnership that promotes and markets business location advantages of the 15-county Knoxville region of East Tennessee to national/international corporate decision makers involved in relocation and expansion.

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (Tennesseans for Alt. to Death)
http://www.tennesseedeathpenalty.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 120552
Nashville, TN  37212
615-256-3906

Contact: Stacy Rector
Phone: 615-256-3906 or 615-256-3907FAX
Email: stacy@tennesseedeathpenalty.org

Second Contact: Sarah Miller
Email: SMiller@bassberry.com


Affiliation: Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, PRISONS

Comments: Promote alternatives to the death penalty in Tennessee. They hope to have a local chapter soon./

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Mid South Chapter (National Multiple Sclerosis Soc.)
http://www.msmidsouth.org (opens in new window)
214 Overlook Circle Suite 153
Brentwood, TN  37027
615-269-9055
Phone: 615-269-9055
Email: TNS@NMSS.ORG
Second Contact: MS Information
Phone: 1-800-344-4867


Affiliation: National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES

Comments: Resources related to multiple sclerosis including medical equipment to those unable to obtain it from other sources, self-help groups, therapeutic recreation, and more

Last Updated: January 26, 2018

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Eternal Life Restoration Outreach (Restoration Outreach)
http://www.eternallifeharvest.org (opens in new window)
1801 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
637-1707

Contact: Evans Kariuki, Pastor
Phone: 637-1707
Email: evans.kariuki@gmail.com


Affiliation: Christian Community Development Association

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, COMMUNITY, CIVIC, RELIGION, MECHANICSVILLE

Comments: Non-denominational Christian ministry in Mechanicsville seeking to rebuild the community, facilitate interracial understanding; also have a global outreach program

Last Updated: June 19, 2018

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Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters (Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters)
982-7375

Contact: Margie Davis
Phone: 982-7375

Second Contact: Marie Hickson. Secretary
Email: dhickson4@comcast.net
Phone: 457-0960


Subjects: HOBBY, KNITTING, CRAFTS

Comments: Machine knitted hats for cancer patients, babies' bereavement sets, baby blankets for local hospitals, scarves at Christmas time; meets 1st Tues at 10, Alcoa First United Methodist, Alcoa

Last Updated: March 7, 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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Community Shares of Tennessee (Community Shares)
http://www.communitysharestn.org (opens in new window)
1209 Euclid Ave Ste 201
Knoxville, TN  37921
522-1604

Contact: Shelley Wascom, Executive Director
Phone: 522-1604
Email: info@communitysharestn.org


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, FUND RAISING

Comments: Funding federation for local grassroots groups working for social, economic, and environmental justice

Last Updated: September 27, 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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Associated Construction Women (Associated Construction Women)
http://www.acw-knoxville.com (opens in new window)
406-3022

Contact: Jennifer Shorter, President
Phone: 406-3022
Email: jennifer_1008@yahoo.com

Second Contact: Erin Gillison, Vice president
Email: Erin.Gillison@aa-airco.com
Phone: 305-401-8629

Third Contact: Donna Kimble, Treasurer
Email: Dkimble@aa-airco.com
Phone: 865-804-9614


Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, WOMEN, CONSTRUCTION, BUILDERS, CONTRACTORS

Comments: women's construction organization that provides scholarships and blueprint reading classes;

Last Updated: July 24, 2019

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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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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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East Tennessee Procurement Association (ET Procurement Assoc.)
http://www.etpanews.org (opens in new window)
901 Broadway NE
Knoxville, TN  37917
403-1100

Contact: Terry McKee, President
Phone: 403-1100
Email: etpa@gmail.org

Second Contact: Karen Smitherman, Incoming President
Email: karen.smitherman@knoxcounty.org
Phone: 215.5753


Affiliation: National Institute Of Governmental Purchasing

Subjects: GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT, PURCHASING, PROFESSIONAL

Comments: Trade association for government purchasing agents in East Tennessee

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Junior Achievement Of East Tennessee, Inc. (Junior Achievement Of East Tenn.)
http://www.jaeasttennessee.org (opens in new window)
2135 N Charles G Seivers Blvd
Clinton, TN  37716
457-2461

Contact: Callie Archer, President
Phone: 457-2461 or 323-7751
Email: callie@jaeasttennessee.org

Second Contact: Amy Wilson, Company Program Manager
Email: camy@jaeasttennessee.org
Phone: 457-2461

Phone: 457-9884 FAX

Affiliation: Worldwide JAUSA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION, JOB TRAINING, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Offers various programs including economic education to elementary, middle, and high school students

Last Updated: May 22, 2018

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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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Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance (OREPA) (OREPA)
http://www.orepa.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 5743
Oak Ridge, TN  37831
776-5050
Location, if other than mailing address: 315 Mayflower Dr, Knoxville, TN 37920
Contact: Ralph Hutchison, Co-Ordinator
Phone: 776-5050
Email: orep@earthlink.net


Subjects: CIVIC, POLITICS, PEACE, ENVIRONMENT, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, DISARMAMENT, NONVIOLENCE

Comments: Local grassroots group addressing continuing nuclear weapons production in Oak Ridge, speakers, workshops and training in nonviolence

Last Updated: August 2, 2021

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United Daughters Of The Confederacy, Ellen Renshaw House Chapter 2624 (UDAC, Ellen Renshaw House Chap 2624)
http://www.udcknox.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 1864
Knoxville, TN  37901-1864
680-3448

Contact: Teresa Brooks
Phone: 680-3448
Email: tjbrooks53@gmail.com

Second Contact: Clara Smith
Phone: 966-8350


Affiliation: United Daughters Of The Confederacy

Subjects: HISTORY, WOMEN, PATRIOTIC, GENEALOGY, CIVIL WAR, MUSEUMS

Comments: Female descendants of Confederate soldiers providing education and celebration of southern heritage and culture; meetings are the 3rd Sunday of the month at 2:30 pm, location varies

Last Updated: February 27, 2018

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Smoky Mountain Wheelmen Bicycle Club (Smoky Mt. Wheelmen Bicycle Club)
http://www.smwbikeclub.org (opens in new window)
P. O. BOX 31497
Knoxville, TN  37930-1497
Email: info@smwbikeclub.org

Affiliation: League Of American Bicyclists

Subjects: BICYCLES, BICYCLING, SPORTS AND RECREATION

Comments: Promotes cycling for riders of all abilities for health, recreation & transportation; represents the interests & rights of local cyclists; encourages use of facilities on public lands for cycling; encourages cyclists to observe & obey traffic regulations

Last Updated: July 2, 2018

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Little River Watershed Association (Little River Watershed Assoc.)
http://www.littleriverwatershed.org (opens in new window)
1006 E Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN  37804
or 980-2129 FAX
Email: littleriverwater@gmail.com

Subjects: ENVIRONMENT, CONSERVATION

Comments: Fosters stewardship and conservation of the Little River and its watershed. Provides speakers./

Last Updated: June 22, 2018

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Parent Place (Parent Place)
http://www.mcnabbcenter.org/service/parent-place (opens in new window)
2455 Sutherland Avenue Bldg A
Knoxville, TN  37919
544-0577

Contact: Program Coordinator
Phone: 544-0577


Affiliation: Helen Ross McNabb Centers John Tarleton Campus

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, PARENTS, COUNSELING

Comments: Provides supervised visitiation through safe, nurturing environment for development of healthy relationships between parents and children caught in middle of custody issues

Last Updated: October 24, 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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Marine Corps League No. 924 , Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Detachment (Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Det. Marines)
http://www.mclknox.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 145
Knoxville, TN  37901
218-8400

Contact: Tim Eichorn
Phone: 218-8400


Affiliation: Marine Corps League

Subjects: MILITARY, VETERANS

Comments: Comprised of marines who have honorably served or are currently serving in the United States Marine Corps; meetings on last Tuesday of month/

Last Updated: July 19, 2018

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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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University of Tennessee Arboretum Society (University of TN Arboretum Society)
https://www.facebook.com/UTArboretumSociety/ (opens in new window)
675-3822

Contact: Janet Bigelow, President
Phone: 675-3822

Second Contact: Michelle Campanis, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 483-3175


Subjects: ENVIRONMENT, EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, TREES

Comments: Promotes interest and participation in the study and enjoyment of trees, shrubs, plants, and wildlife habitats. Furthers the objectives and programs of the UT Forestry Experiment Station./

Last Updated: April 30, 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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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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Red Hat Society - Nonpareils, Chapter 262 (Red Hat Society - Nonpareils)
http://www.redhatsociety.com (opens in new window)
10042 Dayflower Way
Knoxville, TN  37932
670-0707

Contact: Irma DeBord, Queen
Phone: 670-0707
Email: garyirma@comcast.net

Second Contact: Janan Whyte, Vice Queen
Email: rx4jetlag@aol.com
Phone: 988-7410
159 Lake Crest Drive
Lenoir City, TN  37772


Affiliation: Red Hat Society

Subjects: WOMEN

Comments: Women's social club that does charity work; monthly luncheon; join for $10.00.

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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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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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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Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Lucinda Heatherly, Tent #3 (Daughters of Union Veterans)
https://www.facebook.com/lucindaheatherlyduvcw/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  37934
268-9341

Contact: Alice Brosey, President
Phone: 268-9341
Email: alice.brosey@gmail.com

Second Contact: Holly Matthews, Past President
Email: hollymatthewsduvcw@gmail.com
Phone: 615-243-2865


Affiliation: National

Subjects: WOMEN, HISTORY, GENEALOGY, CIVIL WAR, PATRIOTIC

Comments: perpetuates memories of the fathers of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War; preservation of historic sites & monuments; maintains Museum of Civil War History/library; promulgates and teaches American history

Last Updated: July 25, 2019

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Scenic Knoxville (Scenic Knoxville)
http://www.scenicknoxville.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 50822
Knoxville, TN  37950
525-4007

Contact: Joyce Feld, President
Phone: 525-4007
Email: jlfeld@gmail.com

Second Contact: Lisa Starbuck
Email: lisa@aobe.com
Phone: 659-5708


Affiliation: Scenic America

Subjects: CONSERVATION, ENVIRONMENT, CIVIC

Comments: Seeks to protect and enhance the beauty and visual character of our public spaces, streetscapes, and scenic resources. Believes a beautiful city free from visual blight is essential to its social and economic vitality. Membership information on website.

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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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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Building Owners and Managers Assoc., Knoxville Chapter (Building Owners and Managers Assoc.)
http://bomaknoxville.com/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  731-608-6995

Contact: Amanda Gray, President
Phone: 731-608-6995
Email: membership@bomaknoxville.org

Second Contact: Taylor Manchester
Email: membership@
Phone: 898-0381


Affiliation: Building Owners and Managers Assoc. Int'l

Subjects: BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL, REAL ESTATE

Comments: Members meet monthly for programs relating to commercial property administration and facility management. Tours of historic buildings; service projects; professional development; community art program

Last Updated: February 12, 2018

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Tennessee Valley Human Resources Association (Tennessee Valley Human Resources)
http://tvhra.org/ (opens in new window)
865-383-7245

Contact: Bryan Long, President
Phone: 865-383-7245
Email: President@TVHRA.org

Second Contact: Joy Johnson, President Elect
Email: President-Elect@TVHRA.org
Phone: 865-977-5477


Affiliation: The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL

Comments: Offers programs on human resources administration and leadership topics; scholarships; promotes HR best practices; informs members of current trends in HR subject matter; provides legal updates and hosts local and state-wide HR conferences

Last Updated: August 2, 2021

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FISH Hospitality Pantries (FISH Hospitality Pantries)
https://www.fishpantries.org/ (opens in new window)
800 Northshore Dr.
Knoxville, TN  37919
865-247-0521

Contact: FISH Office
Phone: 865-247-0521


Subjects: FOOD, EMERGENCY SERVICES, SOCIAL SERVICE

Comments: Provides packages of food: locations and hours at https://www.fishpantries.org/get-help. Does not require any documentation to receive food donations.

Last Updated: July 22, 2021

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Tennova Hospice
http://www.tennovahomehealthtn.com/tennova-home-health/index.aspx (opens in new window)
Tennova Hospice
7447 Andersonville Pike
Knoxville, TN  37938
925-9130

Contact: Pat Green, Facilitator
Phone: 925-9130


Subjects: HOSPICE, SOCIAL SERVICE, GRIEF, SENIOR CITIZENS, MENTAL HEALTH

Comments: Loss and Grief Support Group 10:30-11:30 AM Mondays; Loss of Parent Support Group 1st Mondays 5:30-7:00 PM; 8 Weeks Grief Support Group (call to register for the 8 week support group); call for locations

Last Updated: June 15, 2018

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AACE International, East Tennessee Section
http://www.aace-ets.org (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  -
574-6789

Contact: Eric White
Phone: 574-6789
Email: el7@y12.doe.gov

Second Contact: Ross Hallman
Email: tmu@y12.doe.gov
Phone: 241-3087


Affiliation: Assoc for Advancement of Cost Engr International

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, ENGINEERS

Last Updated: October 20, 2017

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Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals--East Tennessee Chapter (AHMP)
http://www.etahmp.org (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  771-1011 cell

Contact: Linda H. Lawhorn
Phone: 771-1011 cell or 576-9691
Email: linda.lawhorn@comcast.net

Second Contact: Adonia Phillips, President
Phone: 661-5654
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL

Comments: Provides opportunities to gain and share knowledge about hazardous materials management; provides management support for smaller communities of hazardous materials professionals

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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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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Association for Operations Mangement Professionals, Knoxville (Assoc Operations Mngment Profs)
http://www.apics.org/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  423-231-1326

Contact: Rick Elder
Phone: 423-231-1326
Email: relder@ecisolutions.com

Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: Association for Operations Mangement

Subjects: BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL

Comments: The leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience.

Last Updated: June 19, 2018

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American Vacuum Society, Tennessee Valley Chapter (American Vacuum Society)
https://www.avs.org/Chapters/Tennessee-Valley (opens in new window)
574-5092

Contact: Harry M. Meyer, III
Phone: 574-5092
Email: harry_meyer@avs.org

Second Contact: David Mullins, Treasurer/Sec.
Email: david_mullins@avs.org
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: American Vacuum Society

Subjects: ENGINEERS, PROFESSIONAL

Comments: a materials research and development society. This chapter includes Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina.//

Last Updated: October 2, 2018

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Society of Women Engineers (SWE)--Smoky Mountain Section (Society of Women Engineers)
http://smokymountain.swe.org/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN 
Contact: Noelani Laney, President
Email: smokymtnswe@gmail.com

Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: ENGINEERS, WOMEN, DIVERSITY

Comments: SWE works to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in carrers as engineers and leaders; expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life; and demonstrate value of diversity.

Last Updated: October 24, 2018

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International Facilities Management Association (IFMA)--East Tennessee Chapter (IFMA--East Tennessee Chapter)
http://ifmaeasttn.org (opens in new window)
865-789-7853

Contact: Austin Parkison, President
Phone: 865-789-7853
Email: parkisonma@ornl.gov

Second Contact: Neal Peters, Membership
Email: neal@dpmcare.com
Phone: 692-8337


Affiliation: International Facilities Management Association

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL

Comments: IFMA East Tennessee is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the continued growth of our membership through education, networking, certification, and the promotion of facilities management as a profession. Meet 3rd Thursday each month.

Last Updated: August 2, 2021

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Welcome Wagon of Knoxville
10042 Dayflower Way
Knoxville, TN  37932-1696
670-0707

Contact: Irma DeBord
Phone: 670-0707
Email: garyirma@comcast.net

Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: NEWCOMERS, WOMEN, CIVIC

Comments: Women's social club for newcomers and new friends to Knoxville, meetings on 1st Wednesdays at 10:00 am for bridge & canasta, noon lunch and guest speaker; partners with the Newcomer's Club of Knoxville

Last Updated: December 18, 2017

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Compassion Coalition (Compassion Coalition)
http://www.compassioncoalition.org/ (opens in new window)
318 North Gay Street, Suite 207
Knoxville, TN  37917
251-1591

Contact: Charmin Foth, Program Support Coordinatorr
Phone: 251-1591
Email: charmin@compassioncoalition.org

Second Contact: Gina Whitmore, Director
Email: gina@compassioncoalition.org
Phone: 251-1591
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: RELIGION, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Comments: Serves individuals in need, churches, organizations, businesses. Meets gap needs by making referrals to community and church resources. Trains organizations to serve the community in ways that go beyond helping individuals manage their poverty.

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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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: firefightersassoc@gmail.com

Second Contact: Scott Dorrycott, 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: July 30, 2021

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Interfaith Health Clinic
http://www.interfaithhealthclinic.org/ (opens in new window)
315 Gill Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
546-7330
Phone: 546-7330 or 546.6643 FAX
Email: info@interfaithhealthclinic.org
Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: MEDICAL, DISEASES, SOCIAL SERVICES, UNINSURED

Comments: A health care ministry providing affordable medical care, dental care, mental health counseling and prescription medications for the working uninsured/

Last Updated: April 4, 2018

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ChildHelp Children's Center of East Tennessee
https://www.childhelp.org/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  637-1753

Contact: Pamela Dickey, Program Director
Phone: 637-1753
Email: pdickey@childhelp.org

Second Contact: Teresa Goddard
Email: tgoddard@childhelp.org
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, CHILD ABUSE, CHILD NEGLECT

Comments: Serves victims of child abuse and neglect through advocacy, treatment and investigation services; clients must be referred from CHS, Knoxville Police Department or Knox County Sheriff

Last Updated: April 9, 2018

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Knoxville Chapter (NAACP Knoxville)
http://knoxvillenaacp.org/ (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 14096
Knoxville, TN  37914
617-2603

Contact: The Reverend Dr. John A. Butler, President
Phone: 617-2603

Second Contact: general information
Email: kcnaacp@gmail.com
Phone: 622-4748
Knoxville, TN 
Third Contact: "Complaints of Discrimination Legal Redress Commit
Email: kcnaacpcomplaints@gmail.com
Phone: 622-4708


Affiliation: NAACP

Subjects: AFRICAN AMERICANS, CIVIC, CIVIL RIGHTS

Comments: Meets the first Thursday of each month 6:00 pm at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center, 1927 Dandridge Avenue

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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100 Black Men of Greater Knoxville, Inc. (100 Black Men)
http://www.100bmok.org/ (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 333
Knoxville, TN  37901
Location, if other than mailing address: 220 Carrick Street, Knoxville, TN 37921 Email: ionehun@100bmok.org
Second Contact: Christopher Beatty, President
Email: president@100bmok.org
Knoxville, TN 
Third Contact: Charles A. Brown, Vice President
Email: vicepresident@100bmok.org


Affiliation: 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Subjects: LEADERSHIP, YOUTH, CIVIC, ETHNIC, AFRICAN AMERICANS

Comments: The advancement of African-American youth and community; developing the leaders of tomorrow.

Last Updated: May 8, 2018

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C.O.N.N.E.C.T. MINISTRIES
http://www.connectministries.net/ (opens in new window)
2340 Magnolia Ave
Knoxville, TN  37914
851-8005

Contact: Keira Wyatt, Executive Director
Phone: 851-8005
Email: connectministries@comcast.net

Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: ADOLESCENTS, EMPLOYMENT, HOMELESS, JOB TRAINING, PARENTS, SOCIAL SERVICE

Comments: A Christian hands-on community network and resource center with programs that serve the homeless, ex-offenders and more.

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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Thrive Lonsdale
http://thrivelonsdale.com/ (opens in new window)
1317 Connecticut Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
544-5881

Contact: Clayton Wood
Phone: 544-5881

Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: CHILDREN, RELIGION, GARDENING, CHILD CARE, EDUCATION, MENTORING, AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM, COMMUNITY GARDEN

Comments: A free Christian after-school, summer camp, & mentoring program and a community garden based in the Lonsdale neighborhood. The program provides snacks, dinner, transportation, and tutoring to the children and access to playing on community sports teams

Last Updated: June 8, 2018

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UUNIK ACADEMY
http://uunikacademy.org/ (opens in new window)
P.O. Box 5872
Knoxville, TN  37928
384-4475

Contact: Reggie Jenkins
Phone: 384-4475
Email: uunik.academy@gmail.com

Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: EDUCATION, CHILDREN, LEADERSHIP, AFRICAN AMERICANS, MENTORING

Comments: Offers tutoring, counseling, and workshops to teach African American youth age 5-15 academic, leadership and life skills

Last Updated: June 5, 2018

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Young Mighty Men of Valor United
https://www.facebook.com/MYMOV2015/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  292-9033

Contact: Bilal Davis
Phone: 292-9033
Email: davisb7724@yahoo.com

Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: CHRISTIANS, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION, FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS, ADOLESCENTS, CHILDREN

Comments: a ministry that's geared toward training, encouraging, and challenging our young men to follow Jesus in every way

Last Updated: June 29, 2018

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Native Plant Rescue Squad (Native Plant Rescue Squad)
https://www.nativeplantrescuesquad.com/ (opens in new window)
816 Gratz Street
Knoxville, TN  37917
480-239-0506

Contact: Gerry Moll
Phone: 480-239-0506
Email: nativeplantsquadrescue@gmail.com

Second Contact: Joy Grissom
Phone: 731-610-6984
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Knoxville Botanical Gardens

Subjects: GARDENING, ENVIRONMENT

Comments: Conservation and restoration of native flora in East Tenn. Works with entities such as builders, developers, and landowners to rescue plants and make them available for educational & restoration projects.

Last Updated: November 14, 2018

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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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