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Kindness changes the world one heart at a time….

We all know someone like Nancy …… a sweet lady with a smiling face, robust laugh and a twinkle in her eyes as she heads into the local mall. Pure and simple joy written all over her face at the prospect of indulging in her favorite pastime… Shopping! However, ten years ago you would not have recognized Nancy as the same woman you see today.
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A Win-Win for All – Golf Classic Fundraiser!

Presented by Cantech Industries, the Dawn of Hope Golf Classic fundraiser, held August 15, 2016 at the Johnson City Country Club, raised more than $25,000 for the Dawn of Hope Developmental, Residential, Vocational and Health Service Programs.   A beautiful day with a bit of everything; sunshine, an afternoon rain sprinkle, a cool breeze and good times with new & old friends!   Dawn of Hope Service
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Congratulations to 2016 TNCO Awards of Excellence Winners!

Dawn of Hope Residential Team Leader, Cosmo Tice, was awarded the 2016 East Tennessee Region Outstanding Manager Award of Excellence by Tennessee Community Organizations (TNCO) at a banquet held in Nashville, TN on July 21, 2016.  Mr. Tice has been employed by Dawn of Hope since 2008 during which time he has displayed outstanding leadership qualities; enthusiasm, compassion, integrity, initiative, creativity, and professionalism.  His
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Enriching Lives in Your Community!

Visiting the local community center pool you may notice Tammy, a thirty-six year old woman who is splashing around in the pool. Her joyful laughter fills the air as she prepares for the next water battle against her fellow swimmer. As Tammy leaves the pool, her short, dark hair wet, she slings a towel over her shoulder and companionably links arms with the woman
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Dawn of Hopes Ladies League is Giving Back….

The Ladies League, a social and community club comprised of service recipients and staff in the EXCELS Developmental Program at Dawn of Hope, gather together once a week for group activities and learning. To kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness month and assist them in reaching their donation goal they will be hosting a Bazaar on Friday, October 2nd in the Dawn of Hope gymnasium from
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AN EAGLE OF A DAY! Golf Classic Raises More Than $27,000!

Presented by Cantech Industries, the Dawn of Hope Golf Classic fundraiser, held August 17, 2015 at the Johnson City Country Club, raised crucial funds for the Dawn of Hope Developmental, Residential, Vocational and Health Service Programs.  Dawn of Hope provides services to more than 210 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Northeast Tennessee Region. A heartfelt THANK YOU goes out to more
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Dawn of Hope’s Spring Luau a Hula Good Time!

Presented by Cherokee Distributing Company, the 11th Annual Dawn of Hope Spring Luau raised more than $64,000, all of which will help support life enhancing programs for more than 210 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities served by Dawn of Hope! Held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the Millennium Centre in Johnson City, TN, the annual event brings in funding that is vital
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A Chance to Win $10,000!

Join us for a one-of-a-kind event!  The 11th annual Spring Luau presented by Cherokee Distributing Company will be held on Thursday, April 30th from 6:00pm-10:00pm at the Millennium Centre in Johnson City, TN.  2015 Spring Luau Flyer This event is a casual evening full of great food, fun games, good friends and dancing to beach music!  The main event is a reverse raffle with a cash
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A Must-hear Success Story

If you walk into the local animal shelter, you may not notice twenty-six year old Chris who is happily taking dogs out of their cages for some exercise.  A stout young man with a quick laugh, contagious smile, and a friendly, laidback nature can be heard joking with the staff and volunteers.  When he leaves he stands a little taller, shoulders a bit broader
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Dawn of Hope Service Recipients Become Local Artists and Models!

              The Dawn of Hope welcomes you to both their Annual Art Show on November 20 and 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. as well as to their Fall Fashion Show November 25 at 10 a.m.  Both events will take place at the Dawn of Hope Gymnasium located at 500 East Oakland Avenue and are open to
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