as we honor with the
East Tennessee Appalachian Hero Award
for her tireless work to bring about positive change for her community and communities throughout Appalachia.
the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education
for improving the health outcomes of patients in the communities they serve.
Light hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Martin Luther King Center
209 East Franklin Street
Alcoa, Tennessee 37701
Open to the public. Suggested donation $25.
Please RSVP by November 7th
to Patricia Jones
Dorothy Kincaid has worked tirelessly through the years to bring about positive change for our community and communities throughout Appalachia and the Deep South. She worked on empowering families of coal miners, families in West Virginia, and farmers who were at risk of losing their farms in South Carolina. She patriciated in Undoing Racism training in New Orleans and in areas surrounding Blount County that were in need of serious sensitivity awareness in churches, schools and the general community. She worked in the 9to5 Working Women's Organization to make changes that affected women. She was a co-founder of the Hall-Oldfield Community Group, an organization working to empower children in the community. While herself battling pancreatic cancer, Dorothy has recently established The Beloved Community Outreach Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization that has supported numerous Blount County citizens suffering from chronic illnesses. She has worked tirelessly to find funding and fundraising activities to support the foundation. Dorothy is a true community organizer willing to take on any cause to bring about social change.
East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education
With a focus on education tailored to the rural healthcare provider, the staff of the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) design, develop, implement, and evaluate programs to better serve patients, the public and the profession.
The OCME is one of the only providers of continuing medical education in the region. They partner with like-minded institutions or organizations to deliver high-quality educational activities that address the peer-identified needs of clinical health professionals, enhancing their abilityto improve the health outcomes of patients in the communities they serve.
The Appalachian Community Fund (ACF) is a publicly supported, non-profit grantmaking organization that provides resources and support to grassroots organizations working to overcome the underlying causes of poverty and injustice in Central Appalachia (East Tennessee, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and West Virginia).
We pool resources from a range of sources including individuals, businesses, and foundations to support community-led efforts and movement for social change, to support the training and leadership development necessary to strengthen the work in our region, and to cultivate the conditions for lasting, long-term change to be possible.
ACF awards grants to community-based organizations working for social, economic, racial, and environmental justice. We support communities with little or no access to other financial resources and grassroots groups which are often too small, too new, or working on issues that are too controversial for traditional funding sources. ACF also funds long-term strategic efforts to address the long-term problems of Central Appalachia.
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