School Sports Physicals are Coming Up

As the summer sports season looms, would-be student athletes have an exam to pass: their physicals. This exam should not be taken lightly, says Jason Brackins PA(C), physician’s assistant at Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. As youthful minds turn to soccer, baseball and softball, school coaches need to know of players’ potential health problems before practices begin in earnest. TSAA rules demand that participating students at the high school level first have a sports physical. There...
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10-year-old Collects Coins for Coughs

A 10-year-old boy has collected $182.44 from his school class to donate as Coins for Coughs to Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. Mark James Howard of Kodak is part of 4-H. He is the service chairman for his club, which comprises Mrs. Benson's fourth grade class at Catlettsburg Elementary School.  The class has 21 students. Glenn Turner of the University of Tennessee’s Extension Service gives students ideas of service projects that could be done. 4-H clubs are supposed to do a different s...
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Medical Assistant Still Settling In

Jennifer Riley has just moved in. After vacationing in the Sevier County area several times, Jennifer and family made the move from the Miami, FL area in December. She is now a medical assistant at Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. She was hired, she says, “on the first interview I went to.” No wonder. She’s trained and experienced. Jennifer got her medical assistant’s certificate from Miami-Dade Community College and then worked for 14 years in a gynecologist-oncologist’s practice, b...
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Mommy & Me with Team 22

On April 27th and 28th, award-winning Team 22 Studios is offering the public Mommy & Me mini photo sessions to benefit Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic!   Team 22 invites corporate and business sponsors to take part in this promotion to further benefit Mountain Hope.  Contact Team 22 Studios at 865.366.1213 to become a sponsor for this event or schedule your Mommy & Me Session. 
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Donate the Easy Way through Amazon Smile

Amazon.com offers an enormous inventory of things you can buy, and on-line shopping is becoming more popular all the time. So why not donate to Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic while you shop on line? Amazon Smile offers an easy way to donate. It costs you nothing extra and once you are signed up, you can forget about it. The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5 percent of the purchase price of eligible products to charity. Everything available at Amazon is also available at Amazon Smi...
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Murder Planned for Fundraiser

There will be a dinner, an auction, music and a murder at Mountain Hope Good Shepherd’s Titanic fundraiser this year. Someone will unexpectedly “die” during the course of the evening, and guests will have the opportunity of solving the mystery. Whodunit and why? Finding out will be part of the fun at the event set for Saturday, July 14, beginning at 6 p.m. The setting for the event is the Titanic attraction in Pigeon Forge, itself spectacular. Guests will be wined and dined in the sumptuou...
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