Legacy gift honors Thomas Roddy

John CrooksFeature

When Alexandra Roddy considered how she could effect change in honor of her late husband, Tom, three priorities came to mind: faith in Christ, youth and Knoxville.
Through a generous gift …

Emerald Youth posts jobs

John CrooksOur Town Students

Emerald Youth Foundation (EYF) is seeking applicants to fill approximately 25 paid, part-time roles within the organization through its AmeriCorps program, as well as a handful of other key positions. …

GEM pledges $1.6 million to youth athletics

John CrooksOur Town Students

GEM Community Development Group has announced an unprecedented investment in city youth baseball and softball.
The more than $1.6 million philanthropic gift contains two key components:

An investment of $1.1 million in …

Kennedy builds youth and buildings

Sandra ClarkOur Town Leaders

Johnson & Galyon Construction is building one of Knoxville’s largest projects – the $115 million expansion now underway at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. We wrote about that project here.
Doug …

Calling & Career Ministry opening at OBC

John CrooksOur Town Students

An opening celebration is planned for a calling and career ministry in East Knoxville through a partnership between Overcoming Believers Church and Emerald Youth Foundation.
Representatives of Overcoming Believers Church and …

Emerald Youth gets new board chair

John CrooksOur Town Students

The Board of Trustees of Emerald Youth Foundation has named a new chairperson for the first time in over a decade.
Dr. Keith Gray, senior vice president and chief medical officer …