The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the world’s largest and most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer. Your participation in this event helps us provide significant funds and brings awareness about breast cancer to our local community. Whether you walk, run, volunteer or donate, your support is helping us save lives and provide priceless support to those in need.
75% of every dollar raised by the Tri-Cities Affiliate of Susan G. Komen® stays in East Tennessee, SW Virginia and Western North Carolina to fund vital education, screening, treatment and support services.
25% is contributed to National Komen for the Cure® Award and Research Grant Program so that we can have a world without breast cancer in the future.
The Susan G. Komen Tri-Cities affiliate is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in 23 counties and 2 cities (Bristol & Norton) service area in Southwestern Virginia, Northeastern Tennessee and Western North Carolina. Nine of the 23 counties we serve are located in Southwest Virginia, 6 in Northeastern Tennessee and 6 in Western North Carolina, thus making us a truly regional organization.
A fun-filled, kid-themed opportunity is coming up at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge. On Saturday, September 27, 2014, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede is partnering with Food City Kids Club, and Pepsi for the 8th annual Whoadeo!
The 2014 Whoadeo will feature activities for children ages 3-12. The main event is a Stickhorse Competition. All you need is a stickhorse, which can be homemade or bought. Prizes will be awarded in three different age brackets—ages 3-5, 6-9, and 10-12—with a grand prize trophy winner. Kids may register between 8:00-10:00 a.m on the day of the event.
The event will also include a Parade of Horses, Kids’ Carnival, Prizes, Free Hot Dogs and Drinks, as well as a free Kids’ Club Backpack for participants. Kids could also win a stickhorse! Complete an official Whoadeo coloring page, fill in the information on the back, and drop it off at any Food City.
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.
|Approved Locations||Collection Times|
|#895||Pennington Gap||9a.m. - 1p.m.|
|#820||Weber City||9a.m. - 1p.m.|
|#898||Wise||9a.m. - 1p.m.|
|#891||Big Stone Gap||9a.m. - 1p.m.|
|#860||Damascus||10a.m. - 2p.m.|
|#890||Lebanon||10a.m. - 2p.m.|
|#604||Newport||10a.m. - 2p.m.|
|#821||Euclid||10a.m. - 2p.m.|
|#630||Dandridge||10a.m. - 2p.m.|
|#615||Jefferson City||10a.m. - 2p.m.|