Shaw Receives St. Jude 2017 Proprietary Campaign Of The Year Award

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. has been selected as the recipient of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 2017 Proprietary Campaign of the Year award. This award issued by St. Jude recognizes a corporate partner who has implemented a successful proprietary campaign in addition to their primary means of support for the hospital. Shaw’s collective efforts around its cushion and carpet collections and the Patcraft Butterfly Effect carpet tile collection benefiting St. Jude are the three proprietary campaigns that inspired this selection.
 
"St.
Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Everything St. Jude does is centered on its mission: Finding cures. Saving children. Because the majority of St. Jude funding comes from individual contributors, St. Jude has the freedom to focus on what matters most – saving kids regardless of their financial situation," officials said.
 
Officials said what started in 2012 as a single sponsorship of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway has grown into a multi-channel partnership touching virtually every aspect of Shaw’s business. Shaw’s partnership with St. Jude is ingrained in the company’s culture and currently consists of the following elements:
 
• Carpet cushion from Shaw Floors benefiting St. Jude which began with two styles and now has seven styles today. Shaw Floors also has a comprehensive 42-style carpet collection benefiting St. Jude.
• Butterfly Effect collection, a design collaboration between Patcraft and William McDonough, which benefits St. Jude.
• Shaw is a gold level sponsor of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend where Shaw associates come together to fund-raise and run.
• Silver level sponsor of the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer where Shaw retailers and associates across the country participate in the 62-city run/walk and fund-raise.
 
To date, Shaw has donated over $6.4 million to St. Jude, officials said.  "This award is an embodiment of Shaw’s commitment to servant leadership and its corporate vision of creating a better future for its customers, business partners and the communities it serves.

Erlanger Health System And LHC Group To Celebrate 1st Anniversary Of Home Health And CBS Partnership

Annual Hospice Of Chattanooga Fundraiser To Benefit Kagaroo Kidz

Good Shepherd Hospice Joins Hospice Of Chattanooga Network


Erlanger Health System and LHC Group invite patients, family members, staff and the public to celebrate the first anniversary of their joint home health venture at Erlanger ContinuCare Home Health ... (click for more)

Journey 2019 - A Night at the Great Pyramids, the signature annual event of the Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation, is the primary funding source for Kangaroo Kidz - the region’s only hospice ... (click for more)

Hospice of Chattanooga will celebrate the addition of the Good Shepherd Hospice Agency to its network of service providers with a ribbon cutting on Monday, Dec. 17. The office located ... (click for more)


Living Well

Erlanger Health System And LHC Group To Celebrate 1st Anniversary Of Home Health And CBS Partnership

Erlanger Health System and LHC Group invite patients, family members, staff and the public to celebrate the first anniversary of their joint home health venture at Erlanger ContinuCare Home Health and CBS on Monday beginning at 4 p.m. Together, LHC Group and Erlanger Health System are operating a home health agency by offering home and community-based services in the Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Annual Hospice Of Chattanooga Fundraiser To Benefit Kagaroo Kidz

Journey 2019 - A Night at the Great Pyramids, the signature annual event of the Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation, is the primary funding source for Kangaroo Kidz - the region’s only hospice and palliative care program for families of infants, children and teens with life-threatening illnesses. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. on March 9, at the Chattanooga Convention Center and ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Planning Commission Recommends M-1 Zoning For Tubman Site Despite Some Community Opposition

The Planning Commission on Monday afternoon unanimously recommended M-1 zoning for most of the 44-acre Harriet Tubman site in East Chattanooga. A section by Roanoke Avenue would be left R-3, allowing single-family homes, apartments and townhomes. The vote came despite some community opposition along with the Unity Group, that favored a mixed-use approach and input from residents. ... (click for more)

Popular Young Reporter For NewsChannel 9 Terminated By Sinclair As She Battles Cancer

A popular young reporter for NewsChannel 9 has been terminated by Sinclair Broadcasting as she battles cancer. Alex George wrote on her Twitter account on Friday, " Hi all, I want to clarify for those who asked. I want to assure you that treatment is going incredibly well. The decision was not made by me it was @WeAreSinclair . They terminated my contract." The 22-year-old ... (click for more)

Opinion

TVA Land Grab

The Georgetown land grab is just ‘Business as Usual’ for TVA. For the past 80 years they’ve shown their stripes in this matter - 170,000 acres seized at LBL, countless acreage taken in the Tennessee River Valley. Land taken for coal and nuclear sites. All by the same play book. All from average people. We want this, you have this, we get this. I worked with TVA as a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Greatest 4 Minutes

I would venture to say I know more sports trivia than the next guy. I’ve spent a fun lifetime watching and listening and learning so why is it, on the early eve of my three-score-and-ten, I never knew about “the best four minutes in sports” until just now? Oh, for decades I’ve know the annual Army-Navy football game, the latest just played this weekend, was special. A half-century ... (click for more)