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Start the Year Right for Aging Seniors

By Cindy Sproles Now that the holidays have come to a close and the decorations are down and stored for the year, it’s a prime opportunity to sit with your senior and sort out the upcoming year. Being organized is the best way to start a new year, especially if your loved one has been […]

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Jun
09

Selections of “Hindsight” by Jennifer Kirk Hamilton will be on Exhibit at Kingsport’s City Hall Gallery Through July 31

“Hindsight” is a series begun in 2001 based on her daily walks with her two dogs followed by a painting session. This work represents selected pieces from Ms. Hamilton’s solo show “Hindsight” which was on exhibition at the Renaissance Arts Center Main Gallery in the month of May 2015. The artist states, “You’ll never see […]

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May
26

Looking for Senior Discounts?

Click senior discounts to view a PDF of senior discounts offered by national retail chains, most with branches right here in the Kingsport area. Remember, you have to ask for these discounts—they won’t be taken automatically. Now go out and save money this summer!

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CALL TO ARTISTS: Inviting all visual artists to submit proposals for exhibiting work in public art gallery space

Public Art Kingsport invites proposals from artists for exhibitions in the following gallery locations: City Hall Gallery Atrium Gallery of the Renaissance Arts Center Beverly Gallery of the Renaissance Arts Center Proposals will be considered for exhibition in all galleries.  All entries must be two-dimensional. Exhibitions will run approximately for two months.  There is no […]

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We're Having Some Technical Difficulties

Some of you may have noticed that the Google Maps used in the Calendar of Events portion of www.SeniorConnectKpt.org are not loading properly. The wonderful developers who designed this site are working on the problem, and will have it corrected as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused!

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First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging & Disability Newsletter Available

The First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging & Disability (FTAAAD) has released its 2nd Quarter newsletter. To read about senior-oriented events and news in the Northeast Tennessee region, please visit the following link. To learn more about FTAAAD and the many services they offer, call 423-928-0224, or visit their website at http://www.ftaaad.org/content/index.php .

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May 2015 Classes Announced at Flying Pig Gallery & Studios

Flying Pig Gallery & Studios offers a variety of art workshops to the public.  An exciting lineup is being announced for May/June 2015. The list includes Basket Weaving, Wood Burning, 3D Digital Animation and more. All classes must be registered for in advance.  Registration can be done online at www.EngageKingsport.com or by calling (423) 392-8414 […]

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1st Annual Veteran’s “Take Flight” 8-Ball Pool Tournament, April 22 & 23

Be part of the 1st Annual Veteran’s “Take Flight” 8-Ball Pool Tournament, April 22 & 23, 2015. Grand Prizes will be awarded at a special ceremony on April 23rd at Brookdale Rock Springs (formerly Remington House) at 6PM, with special guest, Congressman Roe’s Office. Tournament prizes:  1st 19” Flat Screen TV, 2nd DVD Player, 3rd $100 […]

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SeniorConnectKpt.org Celebrates Second Anniversary

The United Way of Greater Kingsport (UWGK) and the First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability (FTAAAD) are pleased to celebrate the second anniversary of SeniorConnectKpt.org—a comprehensive web portal that links seniors, their families and caregivers, and other interested community members to more than 50 categories of resource and provider information. As a community, […]

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Presenting FTAAAD's Telephone Support Group for Family Caregivers of Older Adults

Caregivers, have you ever wanted to attend a support group, but don’t have the time or ability to be away from home? The Telephone Support Group (TSG), part of the First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging & Disability’s Family Caregiver Support Program, gives family caregivers the opportunity to share their experiences, receive useful information, learn […]

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