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Trinity Hosts Community Roundtable Event

Trinity Hosts Community Roundtable Event

Trinity Health Foundation hosted a community health roundtable on October 29, 2014, at The Foundry, in addition to recognizing its 2014 Phase II Grant recipients. Over 100 participants attended with representation from several organizations throughout the area.  Trinity has completed its second grant cycle.  Topics for these grants were selected after hearing the greatest areas of need at our first…

Trinity Health Foundation Awards Over $700,000 in Community Grants

Trinity Health Foundation Awards Over $700,000 in Community Grants

On Wednesday, October 29th, the Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee awarded over $700,000 in grants to five non-profit organizations as a result of a year-long effort to stimulate projects related to improving the physical, emotional and spiritual health of East Tennessee. From 75 proposals submitted in April, 17 Phase I grant recipients were chosen who received over $200,000 for…

Trinity Foundation Reestablishes the Silver Lamp Continuing Education Scholarship Awards

Trinity Foundation Reestablishes the Silver Lamp Continuing Education Scholarship Awards

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee announced the reestablishment of the Silver Lamp Scholarship Awards for Continuing Healthcare Education at a luncheon held at The Foundry on September 16. The Silver Lamp Awards, a tradition of the former Baptist and Mercy Health Partners Systems, were given to enhance the skills of dedicated healthcare professionals. Beginning in January 2015, Trinity will…

Trinity Welcomes New Board Member

Trinity Welcomes New Board Member

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee is pleased to welcome Becky F. Little to its Board of Directors. Becky has served as an educator, working at the State Department of Education, the Knox County Department of Education, and The University of Tennessee throughout her career. Trinity is excited about the knowledge and talents Becky’s expertise will bring to our Board…

Trinity Announces the 2014 Health Initiative Phase I Winners

Trinity Announces the 2014 Health Initiative Phase I Winners

The Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee has selected 17 area organizations to receive more than $200,000 in grants as a part of the 2014 Trinity Health Initiatives Phase I awards.  These grants will be used to plan community health-related projects that will compete for five implementation grants later this year.  Over 70 proposals were received from regional non-profits and…

Trinity Welcomes New Board Members for 2014

Trinity Welcomes New Board Members for 2014

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee is pleased to welcome four new board members: J. Kay Clayton, Community Leader, James L. Decker, CEO of MEDIC Blood Center, Dena Mashburn, Primary Care Coordinator for the East Tennessee Regional Health Department, and Avice Reid, Executive Director of the Police Advisory and Review Committee for the City of Knoxville. The Board is excited…

Join the Movement to Make Tennessee a Healthier State

Join the Movement to Make Tennessee a Healthier State

This is an effort led by Governor Bill Haslam and made possible by The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness.  The Foundation is a non-profit corporation dedicated to enabling and encouraging Tennesseans to lead healthier lives. Click the link below to find out more and how you can get started to help make Tennessee healthier. http://www.healthiertn.com/startnow/

Phase II Grant Recipients Announced

Phase II Grant Recipients Announced

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee held a luncheon on October 30 to award over $700,000 in grants to five community non-profit organizations. The Phase II recipients are: Breakthrough Corporation Compassion Coalition Emerald Youth Foundation InterFaith Health Clinic University of Tennessee Medical Center Department of Pastoral Care These Phase II grants will be used to fund initiatives from their Phase I…

Trinity Hosts Phase I Grant Awards Luncheon

Trinity Hosts Phase I Grant Awards Luncheon

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee held the 2013 Phase I Grant Awards luncheon on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Cherokee Country Club.  Two representatives from each of the 16 recipient organizations were present to accept their award as well as the Trinity board, staff, and volunteers.  Recipients were introduced to the Trinity Board and learned about the next steps…

Trinity Welcomes New Board Members for 2013

Trinity Welcomes New Board Members for 2013

The Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee Board of Directors has recently elected two new board members, Chief David Rausch, Police Chief, City of Knoxville, and John Worden, Partner, Worden, Rechenbach & Brooke Financial Services. Board Chair, Connie Hutchins, stated, “We are excited to have two such accomplished community leaders who bring a wealth of experience to our board.  Their…