MERRY CHRISTMAS 2016

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Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

 

 

SANTA CALLS

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Children in Blount County can enjoy a very special telephone call from Santa Claus free of charge thanks to the continued support of volunteers from the Maryville-Alcoa Civitan Club who provide special phone lines from the North Pole.

Dates:

December 6th:  3-5 years old

December 8th: 6-7 years old

Time: All calls are made between the hours of 5-9 PM

Registration: Applications may be printed here: SANTA CALLS APPLICATION, obtained on-line at www.parksrec.com under Special Events, Hometown Christmas or at the Parks & Rec. office.

Registration deadline: December 1

10 EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS HONORING VETERANS EVERY DAY

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As we express our appreciation for our veterans on this day, let’s be mindful of our commitment to honor and assist them the rest of the year. You can donate time, money, or services to a variety of programs established to assist veterans every day. You can even donate those frequent flyer miles you’ll never have time to use, a vehicle of any condition, or sponsor a service dog!

  1. VETERANS CRISIS LINE
  2. ARMY EMERGENCY RELIEF
  3. AIR FORCE AID SOCIETY
  4. HIRE HEROES USA
  5. ARMED SERVICES YMCA
  6. INTREPID FALLEN HEROES FUND
  7. HERO MILES PROGRAM
  8. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES
  9. DAV
  10. PUPPIES BEHIND BARS

BONUS: Blount County Veterans Affairs is dedicated to assist veterans, their widow(er)s, and their dependents with service connected compensation, widow(er)’s pension, non-service connected disability pension, service records and medal, death benefits, dependent and indemnity compensation,  and home loan guaranty.