KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Home Federal Bank holds ceremonies Monday to name the latest "Hometown Heroes."
The first Hometown Hero awarded Monday is Carol Smith, a cerebral palsy sufferer noted for her spirit and work helping others with disabilities.
Carol has fought for the rights of the disabled on state and local committees and even addressed a U.S. Senate subcomittee on technology for the disabled.
The East Tennessee Technology Access Center, a nonprofit Carol volunteers for, will receive a $2500 donation in her name.
Carol will be presented with the award in a ceremony at the Home Federal Bank on Chapman Hwy. in Knoxville at 1:30 p.m. Monday.
The next Hometown Hero award Monday is Dr. Barry Drew, a retired family doctor who volunteers at the Mountain Hope Good Sheperd Clinic in Sevier Co.
Dr. Dew volunteers one day and one morning a week at the clinic, which serves uninsured people in Sevier Co, and is also the clinic's medical director.
The Mountain Hope Good Sheperd Clinic will receive a $2500 donation in Dr. Dew's name.
A ceremony will be held at the Home Federal Bank on the Parkway in Sevierville at 3:30 p.m. Monday to award Dr. Dew.