Austin Hatcher Foundation Receives ‘Hatch’s Giving Tree’ Donation

From EMJ Corporation

Monday, January 15, 2018
EMJ Corporation donated cash and gifts To the Austin Hatcher Foundation totaling nearly $2,000
EMJ Corporation donated cash and gifts To the Austin Hatcher Foundation totaling nearly $2,000

EMJ Corporation’s first-time involvement in the “Hatch’s Giving Tree,” an annual fundraising initiative benefiting the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, has resulted in cash and gift donations totaling nearly $2,000. 

EMJ Chief Operating Officer Doug Martin presented Austin Hatcher Foundation President Amy Jo Osborn and Family Service Coordinator Abriana Busbee with the donations on Friday at EMJ’s Chattanooga headquarters. 

“The Austin Hatcher Foundation is a phenomenal organization that provides a unique service to those impacted by pediatric cancer,” said Doug Martin, COO, EMJ Corporation. “On behalf of our people, we are honored to assist this organization in its important and life-changing work.” 

Employees at EMJ offices were able to choose an ornament from office Christmas trees and fulfill donation requests listed on the ornaments. Each ornament represented specific needs for children and their family members who receive services from the Austin Hatcher Foundation. The foundation provides a variety of innovative services free of charge. 

“EMJ got involved and then really got behind our efforts during the 2017 holiday season,” Ms. Osborn said. “And not only did their local office contribute, we also received donations from EMJ’s offices in Boston and Dallas. That was especially gratifying to see such support from outside our area.” 

Founded in 1968, EMJ is a family of construction services companies that has built more than 280 million square feet of construction projects across the nation. Recently, EMJ was ranked #69 out of the Top 400 Contractors in the nation by Engineering News-Record. 

“EMJ is an established entity that we are proud to have a relationship with here in our community,” Ms. Osborn said.  “Our core support comes from this region. EMJ makes that support base stronger.”


Erlanger East Offering Saturday Morning Colonoscopies

Transparency Health And PYA Analytics To Launch NTELLISIGHTS

CHI Memorial Medical Group Hires Amber Smith, NP


Physicians with Erlanger Gastroenterology recently started offering colonoscopies at Erlanger East Hospital on Saturday mornings. Erlanger’s next series of weekend colonoscopy appointments is ... (click for more)

Two healthcare technology leaders, Transparency Health and PYA Analytics, have entered into a partnership to provide insights for health systems to improve the quality of care for their high ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial Medical Group announces Amber Smith NP-BC, has joined CHI Memorial Integrative Medicine Associates. Ms. Smith received an associate’s degree in nursing from Excelsior College in ... (click for more)


Living Well

Erlanger East Offering Saturday Morning Colonoscopies

Physicians with Erlanger Gastroenterology recently started offering colonoscopies at Erlanger East Hospital on Saturday mornings. Erlanger’s next series of weekend colonoscopy appointments is scheduled for Saturday, March 3. Officials said, "This simple screening for colon cancer is typically recommended for those age 50 and older. Used to detect changes or abnormalities in ... (click for more)

Transparency Health And PYA Analytics To Launch NTELLISIGHTS

Two healthcare technology leaders, Transparency Health and PYA Analytics, have entered into a partnership to provide insights for health systems to improve the quality of care for their high risk patients. "NTELLISIGHTS helps hospitals improve patient satisfaction and quality of care, optimize care coordination strategies and minimize penalties from CMS for unnecessary readmissions," ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Federal Agents Make 126 Arrests, Seize Guns, Drugs During Operation Triple Beam

Federal officials said they made 126 arrests and seized seven guns and a large amount of illegal drugs during Operation Triple Beam in Hamilton County. David G. Jolley, U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Tennessee, and J. Douglas Overbey, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, said OTB was a systematic and sustained collaborative enforcement operation specifically ... (click for more)

Google Working With TVA To Put 1.6 Million Solar Panels In Tennessee And Alabama To Power New Data Centers

Google plans to work with TVA to deploy 1.6 million solar panels to power two new huge Google data centers in Tennessee and Alabama. Google officials said, "Hundreds of engineers, electricians and construction workers are building two new, energy-efficient Google data center campuses in the Southeastern U.S. - one in Tennessee and another in northern Alabama . And we’re not stopping ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Culture Of Policing In Chattanooga - And Response (3)

I totally agree with the sentiments expressed by Brenda Washington. Over the years, I have noticed that people tend to ignore or dismiss what she says, or attack her. This is unfortunate, because she is alerting people of the problems within the culture of policing in Chattanooga, whether it is in Hamilton County or the city of Chattanooga. There are good, honest police officers ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Best Olympics Story Ever

When I was in elementary school, there was an article in “Boys Life” magazine that introduced me to Jesse Owens, the great Olympic athlete who was far-and-away my favorite of all my childhood heroes. You’ll remember Hitler said Jesse was a member of the “United States Negro Auxiliary” at the 1936 Olympic Games because blacks were too inferior to be on the real U.S. team. You’ll ... (click for more)