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Monthly Archives: August 2010

VAVS Community and Volunteer Awareness Program

Lee Hunt, Lynda Jones, Frank Maschhof, Andrea Lawrence, David Hughes and Nancy Hemmrick

Sammy Sadler and band


Andrea Lawrence, Lynda Jones, Sammy Sadler, Frank Maschhof, David Hughes, Lee Hunt and Nancy Hemmrick

The  Tennessee Valley Healthcare System held a VAVS Community and Volunteer Awareness Program for those “Heroes” that support the Veterans of the United States of America.  The program also celebrated the work of the Tennessee Fisher House Foundation.  Entertainment was provided by country artist Sammy Sadler.   Army veteran Frank Maschhof and Special Forces veteran David Hughes gave testimonials of their experiences as residents of a Fisher House.  The event was attended by Fisher House board members Andrea Lawrence, Lee Hunt, Carol Grant, Tom Allard, Felicia Hix, David Hughes, Keith Lawrence and Claire Maxwell.  The event was also attended by Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner John Keys, Alvin C. York COO Emma Metcalf, TN DAR  State Regent Lynda Jones, TN DAR State Vice Regent Nancy Hemmrick, Tennessee Children of the American Revolution President Taylor Kyle and Dr. Patrick Ennis of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.  Logistic assistance was provided by local employees of Wal-Mart.

Emma Metcalf and Commissioner John Keys

Taylor Kyle

Dr. Patrick Ennis

Future Site of Tennessee Fisher House

Taylor Kyle, President, Tennessee Society of the Children of the American Revolution

Andrea Lawrence takes Taylor Kyle on a tour of the Ft. Campbell Fisher House. 

Taylor Kyle and Andrea Lawrence

Taylor has chosen the Tennessee Fisher House as her State roject.