By

Samuel Roberts
    September 24, 2018 The journey to recovery is not yet complete but we believe now is the time to bring the second chapter of that recovery to a close. After 16 months of providing financial assistance to fire survivors, The Mountain Tough Recovery Team will suspend operations to the public for recovery services...
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Sevier County Tree Recovery Event Saturday, April 14, 2018 9 am – 12 pm All trees will be distributed on a first–come first-serve basis for My People Fund and Mountain Tough RecoveryRecipients or until all trees have been distributed. Recipients are eligible to receive 1 tree per person or 2 trees per household. Location: Dollywood’s Splash Country’s parking lot Directions:  Driving on Veteran’s Blvd. from Pigeon Forge, turn...
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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 21, 2017)—On Thursday, September 21, 2017, Appalachia Service Project (ASP) received the Tennessee Best Award for Remarkable Achievement—Rural, at the Governor’s Housing Summit in Nashville, TN. The award was presented by Ralph Perry, THDA President, Kim Grant Brown, THDA Board Chairman, and Dorothy Cleaves, THDA Board Vice Chairman. The award honored...
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GATLINBURG, TENN. (September 19, 2017) – The Mountain Tough Recovery Team (MTRT) announced today it named long-time Sevier County tourism leader and volunteer, Barbara Joines, the new Executive Director effective Oct. 30. Joines most recently served as Senior Vice-President/Chief Operations for Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment. She worked for The Dollywood Company for 30 years and retired...
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