Penguin Plunge March 5th At Oneida City Park

February 22, 2011

Huntsville, TN (2011-02-22) CASA of the Tennessee Heartland’s Scott County Program is getting heated up for the coldest fundraiser in the county, the 5th Annual Penguin Plunge to benefit the CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates.  [ Read More ]

Donate Blood ~ Save Lives!

February 17, 2011

Knoxville, TN (2011-02-17) Are you a member of Medic Regional Blood Center? You are if you have donated blood within the last year.  Being a member of Medic protects not only donors but their IRS dependents too.  One blood donation a year exempts donors (and IRS dependents) from paying blood collection or processing fees anywhere in the U.S. if a transfusion is needed.   This benefit can same a family thousands of dollars and only costs one blood donation each year.  However, each additional donation adds another year’s credit towards the membership.  Donors can choose to keep those credits or give them away to someone who might not be able to donate blood.  Become a member of Medic by stopping by any blood drive and simply donating a pint of blood.  [ Read More ]

Traffic Fatalities Decline During Super Bowl Weekend

February 11, 2011

Nashville, TN (2011-02-11) Preliminary 2011 Super Bowl weekend traffic fatalities have declined significantly from a year ago with four people killed on Tennessee roadways during the unofficial holiday period. Last year’s Super Bowl weekend resulted in 10 traffic fatalities in the state.  [ Read More ]

Big South Fork NRRA And Obed WSR Invite You To Join The Annual Great Backyard Bird Count

February 11, 2011

Oneida, TN (2011-02-11) If you are looking for a fun, and free family activity, consider participating in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC).  This is a great opportunity to get outside and enjoy time together.  If you don’t have a large backyard or other suitable location to observe birds, the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and Obed Wild and Scenic River have many areas for viewing and counting birds.  National Park Service rangers at the park visitor centers can provide you with a bird checklist and offer suggestions on where you can have an opportunity to observe birds.  [ Read More ]

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