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Niswonger Children’s Hospital | 2017 News Archive

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Shriners Hospitals for Children Orthopaedics Clinic at Niswonger Children’s Hospital celebrates its first birthday

Shriners Hospitals for Children Orthopaedics Clinic at Niswonger Children’s Hospital celebrates its first birthday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Niswonger Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children are celebrating a very special birthday. The Shriners...

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Briggs Goforth celebrates birthday No. 5 by again giving to the kids at Niswonger Children's Hospital

Briggs Goforth celebrates birthday No. 5 by again giving to the kids at Niswonger Children's Hospital

Remember young Briggs Goforth? He’s the cancer survivor who was a patient at Niswonger Children’s Hospital, and decided he wanted to give something back...

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Johnson City couple donates $100,000 to create new program aimed at helping NAS babies at Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Johnson City couple donates $100,000 to create new program aimed at helping NAS babies at Niswonger Children’s Hospital

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – When Mike and Nancy Christian walked into the special care unit at Niswonger Children’s Hospital, they knew they wanted to make a...

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Spirit Gala Raffle tickets now on sale supporting Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Spirit Gala Raffle tickets now on sale supporting Niswonger Children’s Hospital

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Now’s your chance to support a great cause – Niswonger Children’s Hospital – and have a shot at winning a new...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Niswonger Children’s Hospital Scarecrow Skedaddle set for Oct. 21

Niswonger Children’s Hospital Scarecrow Skedaddle set for Oct. 21

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – It’s almost time for the third annual Niswonger Children’s Hospital Scarecrow Skedaddle. On Oct. 21 at 9:30 a.m., the day of...

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

That’s a lot of cookies! Girl Scouts donate 800 boxes for JCMC, Niswonger patients

That’s a lot of cookies! Girl Scouts donate 800 boxes for JCMC, Niswonger patients

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Johnson City Medical Center and Niswonger Children’s Hospital recently got a great gift – 800 boxes of Girl Scout...

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Pet therapy picnic a big hit at JCMC – and a way to say thanks to the dogs and their handlers!

Pet therapy picnic a big hit at JCMC – and a way to say thanks to the dogs and their handlers!

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The pet therapy dogs who serve Washington County were the guests of honor at a pet therapy “picnic” last week at just...

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Monday, August 28, 2017

Story therapy: Niswonger, JCMC patients benefit from master storyteller's visit

Story therapy: Niswonger, JCMC patients benefit from master storyteller's visit

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Storytelling can be good therapy, and patients at Niswonger Children’s Hospital and Johnson City Medical Center recently got a...

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Niswonger Children’s Hospital partners with Johnson City Cardinals for ‘Niswonger Night at the Ballpark’ on Thursday

Niswonger Children’s Hospital partners with Johnson City Cardinals for ‘Niswonger Night at the Ballpark’ on Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – It’s almost time to play ball! Niswonger Children’s Hospital is teaming up with the Johnson City Cardinals to host...

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Dr. Randy Hoover receives James Gibson Award for physician leadership

Dr. Randy Hoover receives James Gibson Award for physician leadership

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The James Gibson Medical Staff Leadership Award for 2017 was recently presented to Dr. Randy Hoover, internist, who has served in...

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Nine at Night golf and games event to benefit Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Nine at Night golf and games event to benefit Niswonger Children’s Hospital

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The community is invited to an evening of glow-in-the-dark golf and carnival-style games with a grownup twist, all to support a great...

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Niswonger NICU now has support of Graham's Foundation for preemie babies

Niswonger NICU now has support of Graham's Foundation for preemie babies

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) at Niswonger Children’s Hospital has recently gained the support of Graham’s...

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

BlueCross BlueShield Junior Golf Day -- a free community event -- set for July 15 as part of Niswonger Classic

BlueCross BlueShield Junior Golf Day -- a free community event -- set for July 15 as part of Niswonger Classic

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – Get ready for a day of family fun at the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Junior Golf Day. The second annual event is a part of the...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Niswonger Classic features Brian Culbertson concert on Sunday, celebrity-filled golf tournament on Monday

Niswonger Classic features Brian Culbertson concert on Sunday, celebrity-filled golf tournament on Monday

It’s a big (extended) weekend for our annual Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic, which features a concert by Brian Culbertson on Sunday night in...

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Enter your name for ticket giveaway to see Brian Culbertson on June 25

Enter your name for ticket giveaway to see Brian Culbertson on June 25

The Mountain States Foundation is giving team members a chance to win free tickets to the Brian Culbertson concert on Sunday, June 25, in Greeneville,...

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Award-winning musician Brian Culbertson coming to NPAC to benefit Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Award-winning musician Brian Culbertson coming to NPAC to benefit Niswonger Children’s Hospital

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Known for his energetic performances and smooth jazz tunes, award-winning musician Brian Culbertson is coming to Niswonger Performing...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Support Niswonger Children’s Hospital: Put a bear on your bumper

Support Niswonger Children’s Hospital: Put a bear on your bumper

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Niswonger Children’s Hospital needs to have sales of 800 license plates each year to maintain its specialized plate status with...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Niswonger Children’s Hospital opens new Special Care Unit designed to care for babies with NAS

Niswonger Children’s Hospital opens new Special Care Unit designed to care for babies with NAS

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Seizures, irritability, a high-pitched cry and difficulty eating. Those are all symptoms of a baby with neonatal abstinence syndrome...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Phyllis Hamilton, team member No. 1, celebrates 65th work anniversary

Phyllis Hamilton, team member No. 1, celebrates 65th work anniversary

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – It was a case of No. 1 hitting No. 65. Phyllis Hamilton, team member No. 1 at Mountain States, is celebrating her 65th work anniversary...

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Dr. Glen Hatcher earns Servant's Heart Award through quiet humility

Dr. Glen Hatcher earns Servant's Heart Award through quiet humility

The annual Servant’s Heart Award, Mountain States’ highest honor, recognizes those among our team members – from frontline to leadership,...

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

JCMC’s Melody Trimble honored with YWCA Tribute to Women award

JCMC’s Melody Trimble honored with YWCA Tribute to Women award

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Melody Trimble, VP/CEO for Mountain States’ Washington County market, was among nine women from across the Mountain Empire to receive a...

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’ set for April 30; tickets on sale now

‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’ set for April 30; tickets on sale now

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On Sunday, April 30, kids from across the region will take the stage with Broadway stars to put on a performance that raises awareness...

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's One Walk set for May 21; join or support our team!

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's One Walk set for May 21; join or support our team!

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation One Walk is coming up Sunday, May 21, at Warriors’ Path State Park, and Niswonger...

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Easter Basket Contest helps bring smiles to faces of young patients at Niswonger, Woodridge

Easter Basket Contest helps bring smiles to faces of young patients at Niswonger, Woodridge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Pediatric patients at Niswonger Children’s Hospital and Woodridge Hospital got some special surprises for Easter. The baskets...

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

JC team members at ancillary locations now able to get delivery for Nut Nook, Chocolate Elegance, Kettle-Licious

JC team members at ancillary locations now able to get delivery for Nut Nook, Chocolate Elegance, Kettle-Licious

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Team members in our hospitals are familiar with The Nut Nook, Chocolate Elegance and Kettle-Licious, who frequently set up sales of...

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