Magic and Mindreading Show to Benefit Mountain Hope

Purchase Tickets Online Now.  Very Limited Seating Available. Fancy a little magic, mindreading and mayhem during the week of Halloween? Erik Dobell and Chris Collins of Impossibilities show in Gatlinburg are putting on a special benefit Shocktober show for Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic on Monday, Oct. 24.  “A Night of Hope and Magic” will showcase the Shocktober theme the performers are using all month. Dobell is a master mentalist, creating the illusion of reading minds. Collins is t...
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Texas Roadhouse Hosts Fundraiser for Mountain Hope

SEVIERVILLE -- Wouldn't it be wonderful to donate money to a good cause while eating a luscious steak or tasty ribs? Diners at the Texas Roadhouse in Governor's Crossing will do just that on Sept. 20. The restaurant is offering a Dine to Donate night that will benefit the non-profit Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. Ten percent of eligible restaurant sales between 5 and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 will go as a donation to Mountain Hope. For their meal to be eligible, guests must present ...
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Volunteers Needed to Wrap Gifts

Mountain Hope Gift Wrap Event at Ole Smokey Moonshine
Only about 115 shopping days to Christmas! (Written Aug. 31) Now is the perfect time to schedule an activity that helps others while dovetailing perfectly with your Christmas shopping. Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic is looking for volunteers to wrap gifts for a couple of hours starting on Black Friday (November 25) and continuing every day through Christmas Eve. Proceeds will benefit the non-profit clinic, which serves Sevier County residents and employees with no health insurance. ...
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Clinic Works with Health Department on Immunizations

You may not know that August is National Immunization Awareness Month, but the staffs of Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic and Sevier County Health Department are already very aware of it. The Clinic and the Health Department collaborate closely this and every month to ensure that as many of their patients as possible have all the immunizations they need to keep them healthy. When a patient comes to the Clinic requiring immunization, "we try not to duplicate services, so we refer all our ...
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Mountain Hope Clinic Says Goodbye to Dr. George Kirkpatrick

We are deeply saddened to relay the message that Dr. George Kirkpatrick, a beloved member of the Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic staff, has passed away. Dr. George Kirkpatrick joined Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic in August of 2015. Dr. Kirkpatrick, known to Mountain Hope volunteers and staff as “Dr. K.” was trained in comprehensive care and appreciated having time to spend with patients. In a recent interview he said, “It’s so good for me,” when asked of his work at Mountain Hope, “I...
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Mountain Hope Thanks Ober Gatlinburg and Gatlinburg Sky Lift for Sevier County Days Donations

There's a longtime local tradition of tourism attractions offering Sevier County Days to local residents at reduced prices. It's an opportunity for Sevier Countians to enjoy the attractions that normally cater mainly to tourists. Recently two Gatlinburg businesses, Ober Gatlinburg and the Skylift, took Sevier County days a step farther by donating the proceeds to Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. In this way, local folks benefitted twice, both by having fun and by supporting their neighbor...
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From Stay-at-home Mom to Medical Assistant

Just 30 more times drawing blood, and Reagan Wilder will qualify as a certified medical assistant. Reagan, a new medical assistant at Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic, began her quest to become certified in 2008. Before that, she was a stay-at-home mom. She is really close to her certification  -- just 30 needle-sticks shy -- and expects to complete it during the upcoming health fair at the Clinic. As a part-time medical assistant, she takes patients' vital signs, performs in-office lab ...
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Clinic’s Medical Director Loves Meeting Patients

Since 2003, Dr. Richard Dew has volunteered his medical skills to the patients of Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. "I still look forward to coming here every week," he says. "I just love medicine," says the longtime physician. "I look on it as a calling rather than a job." Working at the Clinic is a ministry for him. "Here I feel like you're helping folks who really need help and can't get it anywhere else." As the Clinic's medical director, he sees a full patient load one day a week an...
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