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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Crown Laboratories, Inc., made a $12,500 donation to the 2016 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon on Tuesday, and also presented a gift of 40 Build-A-Bears to the hospital. The fourth annual radiothon officially begins Feb. 29, but businesses around the community are already supporting the cause. H&R Block, Carrabba’s, Hardee’s, McAlister’s Deli, […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Young East Tennessee musicians EmiSunshine Hamilton and Fiddlin’ Carson Peters will be featured during Sunday night’s Super Bowl in a new TV spot for Niswonger Children’s Hospital. The two budding stars donated their musical talents to support the hospital. The 30-second music video airs on local CBS affiliate WJHL TV-11 during […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Kathy Mead didn’t buy a Mountain States Foundation raffle ticket thinking she’d win a new car. She bought it to support Niswonger Children’s Hospital. Even after she got the phone call that her name had been drawn as the raffle winner, she didn’t believe it. “I wasn’t even thinking about it […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Niswonger Children’s Hospital has achieved a perfect score for meeting all CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) core measures for children’s asthma care for 12 straight months. Asthma is one of the most common ailments seen at the hospital. Thanks to hard work and a team approach, the hospital has […]

Northeast Tennessee region leads the state in incidence of the preventable condition JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – In response to a region-wide epidemic of babies born addicted to drugs, the Mountain States Foundation is beginning a fundraising project to create a special unit within Niswonger Children’s Hospital dedicated to caring for babies who are born with […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The 2015 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Golf Classic is coming up June 29, and once again a stellar lineup of celebrities is expected, including NFL greats Jason Witten, Peyton Manning and Dan Marino. The golf tournament, which raises essential funds for the region’s only children’s hospital, will take place at The Virginian […]

What is mitochondrial disease? That’s the question Cooper Castle and his family are asked often. So, in 2012, the Castles partnered with MitoAction, a Boston-based organization with a mission to raise awareness of mitochondrial disease, to host the first Cooper’s Race, a 5K run/3K walk with the goal of bringing local awareness to the disease. […]

NOTE TO EDITORS: Media is invited to attend the golf tournament on June 30. In order to comply with security regulations at The Virginian Golf Club, we need to submit an RSVP list of the reporters/photographers/videographers who will be attending, and media will need to have a parking pass upon arrival. Please contact Teresa Hicks […]

5/5/2014 GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – Stephen Cradic, a University School fifth-grader, was chosen as the winner of this year’s youth talent contest at “{One} Singular Sensational Evening (AGAIN).” The event, hosted and sponsored by the Mountain States Foundation and Consumer Credit Union, was held April 12 at Niswonger Performing Arts Center and benefited Niswonger Children’s Hospital […]

4/17/2014 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Officials from Niswonger Children’s Hospital and Mountain States Health Alliance announced today a major development in the expansion of high quality specialized services for children. In partnership with East Tennessee Brain and Spine Center, the hospital is launching a pediatric neurosciences program with the introduction of Dr. Valentine T. Nduku, […]