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Mattress Firm Foster Kids Shoe Drive

Event Dates and Times

9/21/2017 - 10/31/2017
All Mattress Firm stores in Knoxville
All 15 Mattress Firm stores in Knoxville are hosting a shoe drive to benefit local foster youth and families. Now through Tuesday, Oct. 31, during normal store hours, Mattress Firm will accept new shoes and monetary contributions to help local foster children walk with confidence. At the end of the nine-week drive, all proceeds will be donated to Youth Villages Tennessee.

Throughout the year, Mattress Firm Foster Kids, a program of the Ticket to Dream Foundation, hosts six donation drives at its Knoxville-area stores to collect items and raise funds to help thousands of local foster children. Donations from each drive are distributed to partner organizations in the community.
philanthropy@mfrm.com

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Paid Internship Training Program

Event Dates and Times

9/11/2017
9/13/2017
9/18/2017
9/20/2017
9/25/2017
9/27/2017
10/2/2017
10/4/2017
10/9/2017
10/11/2017
10/16/2017
10/18/2017
10/23/2017
10/25/2017
Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick St., Maryville, TN 37804
Are you between the ages of 18 – 26 and would you like to get paid to intern at a local manufacturer? Register today and gain training and real-world, hands-on manufacturing experience with the possibility of getting hired permanently. Training will be in Dorothy Herron Room B at the Blount County Public Library. Spaces are limited and registration is required.
To register, contact Jackie Taylor at (865) 680-7668 or email jackie@jataylor.net
Classes continue from Monday, September 11 to Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

The program consists of three components:

1) 3 weeks of Workforce Readiness Training
o Training will run from September 11–29 from 1-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. During this time participants will receive training in skills needed to obtain and maintain a job in the manufacturing field. Participants will receive a $300 stipend upon completion of this component.
2) 100 hours of hands-on manufacturing experience interning with a Blount County manufacturer
o The Internship will be at a local manufacturer where participants will be paid $10/hr. for 100 hours, get hands-on job experience, and potentially get certifications such as forklift operation.
3) 2 half-days of Follow-up, Career Fair and Graduation
o Participants then return for Follow-up, Career Fair and Graduation on Tuesday, October 24th and Wednesday, October 25th, 1-5 p.m. both days. Participants will receive a $40 stipend upon completion of this component.
Participants must complete all three components.
Joan VanSickle Sloan, (865) 982-0981

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9th Annual Goodwill Golf Classic

Event Dates and Times

10/9/2017
Holston Hills Country Club 5200 Holston Hills Rd, Knoxville TN 37914
You're invited to Goodwill Industries-Knoxville's 9th Annual Goodwill Golf Classic. Join us for a day on the green and support job training in your community!

Registration includes 18 holes of golf, cart rental, lunch, refreshments throughout the event, and the opportunity to win great prizes, including an amazing hole-in-one prize! Trophies and prizes will be awarded for first place teams once the natural break in the flight's scores has been determined.
All proceeds from this event will support Goodwill’s mission to provide vocational services and employment opportunities to individuals with barriers to employment.

Sponsorship opportunities are available; contact 865.588.8567 for more information.
http://www.gwiktn.org/golf
Goodwill Marketing Team
865.588.8567

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Volunteer Drivers Needed!

Event Dates and Times

6/19/2017
6/21/2017
6/26/2017
6/28/2017
7/3/2017
7/5/2017
7/10/2017
7/12/2017
7/17/2017
7/19/2017
7/24/2017
7/26/2017
7/31/2017
8/2/2017
8/7/2017
8/9/2017
8/14/2017
8/16/2017
8/21/2017
8/23/2017
8/28/2017
8/30/2017
9/4/2017
9/6/2017
9/11/2017
9/13/2017
9/18/2017
9/20/2017
9/25/2017
9/27/2017
10/2/2017
10/4/2017
10/9/2017
10/11/2017
10/16/2017
10/18/2017
10/23/2017
10/25/2017
10/30/2017
11/1/2017
11/6/2017
11/8/2017
11/13/2017
11/15/2017
11/20/2017
11/22/2017
11/27/2017
11/29/2017
12/4/2017
12/6/2017
12/11/2017
12/13/2017
12/18/2017
12/20/2017
12/25/2017
12/27/2017
Knox County Community Action Committee, 2247 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN, 37921
Volunteer Driven Program - Is In Need of Volunteer Drivers!
Knoxville-Knox County CAC’s (Community Action Committee) Volunteer Assisted Transportation program is seeking volunteer drivers to assist seniors and people with disabilities to medical appointments, shopping trips, beauty appointments, and other fun activities!
Professional training and vehicles are provided. Volunteers will drive agency-owned, hybrid sedans or wheelchair accessible mini-vans and receive training to include First Aid & CPR certification!
Volunteers are needed for weekdays, evenings and weekends. Drivers must be 21 years of age and have at least 3 years of driving experience.
Flexible scheduling is available to all volunteers.

Call to Volunteer and Schedule your training today!
Contact Nancy Welch at 865-673-5001 or nancy.welch@cactrans.org
Nancy Welch
865-673-5001

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Pellissippi Toastmasters Club

Event Dates and Times

4/10/2017
4/17/2017
4/24/2017
5/1/2017
5/8/2017
5/15/2017
5/22/2017
5/29/2017
6/5/2017
6/12/2017
6/19/2017
6/26/2017
7/3/2017
7/10/2017
7/17/2017
7/24/2017
7/31/2017
8/7/2017
8/14/2017
8/21/2017
8/28/2017
9/4/2017
9/11/2017
9/18/2017
9/25/2017
10/2/2017
10/9/2017
10/16/2017
10/23/2017
10/30/2017
11/6/2017
11/13/2017
11/20/2017
11/27/2017
12/4/2017
12/11/2017
12/18/2017
Office Options, 9041 Executive Park Drive, Suit 205, Knoxville, TN 37922
Toastmasters is an organization promoting continuing Communication and Leadership Development Skills at an affordable price. Guests are welcome to attend with no cost and no obligation.
Jim Johnson, CMP 865-314-4839

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