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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Giving Tuesday nets nice haul for kids at Niswonger Children's Hospital

Giving Tuesday nets nice haul for kids at Niswonger Children's Hospital

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Last month Mountain States participated in #GivingTuesday and collected nearly $6,000 in toys and cash to benefit patients at...

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

'Soup & Paint' fundraisers in Norton support cancer patients through Circle of Hope

'Soup & Paint' fundraisers in Norton support cancer patients through Circle of Hope

  NORTON, Va. – Who doesn’t like warm soup and a craft project? That’s the question Misty Myers, Norton Community Hospital’s...

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Roe to receive 2017 Spirit Award from Mountain States Foundation

Roe to receive 2017 Spirit Award from Mountain States Foundation

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Mountain States Foundation has announced that U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, M.D., will be the recipient of the 2017 Spirit Award.   The...

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Mountain States Foundation makes special Tom Chase Award presentation

Mountain States Foundation makes special Tom Chase Award presentation

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Mountain States Foundation presented two Tom Chase Awards earlier this year. One went to Kingsport’s George “Wirt”...

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Smyth County Community Hospital partners to host free health fair for local law enforcement

Smyth County Community Hospital partners to host free health fair for local law enforcement

MARION, Va. – As a way to look after local law enforcement officers and show appreciation to them, Smyth County Community Hospital along with the Smyth County...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Donate to help Covenant Health team members who are victims of Gatlinburg fire

Donate to help Covenant Health team members who are victims of Gatlinburg fire

In the wake of the destructive fires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses in the Gatlinburg area, Mountain States has elected to assist our...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Support Niswonger Children’s Hospital on #GivingTuesday Nov. 29

Support Niswonger Children’s Hospital on #GivingTuesday Nov. 29

  Giving Tuesday is almost upon us! It is coming up on Nov. 29 and is your chance to help the children being treated at Niswonger Children's...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Mountain States Foundation announces next three Don Brewer Scholarship winners

Mountain States Foundation announces next three Don Brewer Scholarship winners

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Mountain States Foundation has awarded three more Don Brewer Scholarships to support people who are going to school to...

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Walgreens offering promotion through Nov. 14 to support Niswonger Children's Hospital

Walgreens offering promotion through Nov. 14 to support Niswonger Children's Hospital

Walgreens is supporting Niswonger Children’s Hospital through Nov. 14 by giving customers a chance to make a donation to the hospital with their purchases at...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Taylor, Rutherford recognized with Tom Chase Awards for their giving spirit

Taylor, Rutherford recognized with Tom Chase Awards for their giving spirit

                                JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The...

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Capital District Kiwanis continues to support Niswonger Children's Hospital with $3,000 donation

Capital District Kiwanis continues to support Niswonger Children's Hospital with $3,000 donation

GRUNDY, Va. – The Capital District of Kiwanis International continues to support Niswonger Children’s Hospital, donating funds for the third year in a...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Applications for Don Brewer Scholarships being accepted through Sept. 27

Applications for Don Brewer Scholarships being accepted through Sept. 27

 Mountain States Foundation is accepting applications through Sept. 27, 2016, for the Don Brewer Scholarship.  For a scholarship application or more...

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Surviving the Snake Bicycle Ride a good day for riders and for Johnson County Community Hospital

Surviving the Snake Bicycle Ride a good day for riders and for Johnson County Community Hospital

 MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. – The sixth annual Surviving the Snake 100K/50K Bicycle Ride last month gave riders a gorgeous day on the road and raised funds...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Dragon Boat festival a big success, in large part thanks to our Mountain States TMs!

Dragon Boat festival a big success, in large part thanks to our Mountain States TMs!

 KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The 11th annual Dragon Boat Festival was a big success on Saturday, thanks in large part to the great participation of Mountain...

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Check out Battle of the Badges on Friday and full Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday

Check out Battle of the Badges on Friday and full Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday

 KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Whether you’re on a Dragon Boat team or not, there’s plenty to check out at the 11th annual Dragon Boat Festival, which...

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The Beast bicycle rides coming up Aug. 20 to benefit cardio-pulmonary rehab

The Beast bicycle rides coming up Aug. 20 to benefit cardio-pulmonary rehab

The Beast is coming! Four long rides ranging from 25 to 100 miles, all starting in Johnson City, will benefit Mountain States cardiac-pulmonary rehab patients...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

It’s time to register your dragon boat team; the 2016 Dragon Boat Festival is Aug. 13

It’s time to register your dragon boat team; the 2016 Dragon Boat Festival is Aug. 13

 KINGSPORT, Tenn. – If you haven’t yet registered your team for the upcoming dragon boat race, now is the time. The Dragon Boat Festival –...

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Taste of the Mountains event raises $15,000 for Johnson County Community Hospital

Taste of the Mountains event raises $15,000 for Johnson County Community Hospital

BUTLER, Tenn. – The Johnson County Community Hospital Foundation held its Taste of the Mountains on Friday, June 17, at Villa Nove Vineyards, and raised...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Newly expanded Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic brings community together to support the kids and families in our region

Newly expanded Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic brings community together to support the kids and families in our region

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic wrapped up last week after a successful 10-day series of events, grossing more...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Surviving the Snake 100K/50K Bicycle Ride coming up Aug. 6 to benefit JCCH; registration open

Surviving the Snake 100K/50K Bicycle Ride coming up Aug. 6 to benefit JCCH; registration open

 MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. – Registration is open for the sixth annual Surviving the Snake 100K/50K Bicycle Ride, set for Aug. 6. The event gives riders a...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

It's Classic time! Jason Isbell, HillBenders, Family Field Day, VIP ParTee all coming up

It's Classic time! Jason Isbell, HillBenders, Family Field Day, VIP ParTee all coming up

 Just a reminder that it’s Classic time!  The Niswonger Children’s Hospital, expanded now to include nine events over a 10-day stretch, got...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Niswonger Classic in full swing with golf events, '80s party

Niswonger Classic in full swing with golf events, '80s party

It’s been a great start to the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic, which expanded to include a range of new events this year. The Classic serves as...

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Family Field Day at ETSU, part of Niswonger Classic, to teach sports skills to area kids

Family Field Day at ETSU, part of Niswonger Classic, to teach sports skills to area kids

JOHNSON CITY – Local kids will have a chance to work with East Tennessee State University athletes and coaches to learn new sports and perfect their skills...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Dragon Boat registration is open; sign up a team by July 15 to get discount rate

Dragon Boat registration is open; sign up a team by July 15 to get discount rate

 Mountain States team members take note: Registration is now open for the 2016 Dragon Boat Festival coming up Aug. 13 at Warriors’ Path State Park in...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Check out all the new events for the Niswonger Classic -- something for everyone!

Check out all the new events for the Niswonger Classic -- something for everyone!

 It’s that time of year again and we have wonderful new events as part of this year’s Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic! Click on the...

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