Well-Key First Annual Community Impact Award Recipients Announced

December 07, 2017 Written by Knoxville Chamber

Now Taking Votes for Regional Non-profits to Receive Grand Prize Monetary Contribution

Locally owned by Dr. Michael Rothwell and Dr. Robin Huskey, Well-Key Urgent Care announces the recipients of the first phase of the first annual Community Impact Awards. Love Kitchen was the people’s choice in Knox County, Kingdom Design Ministries was chosen in Blount County, and Trula Lawson Early Education Center was awarded in Sevier County. Each recipient will receive a monetary contribution given in January, but only one will receive the people’s choice grand prize gift. The public is now invited to vote for their organization of choice during phase II of the award process.

The first annual Community Impact Awards is one of the many ways Well-Key Urgent Care gives back to the communities it serves. “The people of our region nominated these organizations based upon their service in our region,” Dr. Rothwell said. “It is with great honor that we are able to present them this award and monetary contribution to say thank you for everything they do.”

Love Kitchen, located in Knox County, provides food and meals to the homebound, homeless, and unemployed. “Love Kitchen was created as a safe place for folks to receive a good homemade meal,” Patrick Riggins, President of Love Kitchen, said. “We will serve anyone who comes through our doors and those who can’t get coverage for meals elsewhere.” For more information on Love Kitchen, you can visit lovekitchen.org.

Kingdom Design Ministries (KDM) is a faith based organization and is located in Blount County. Their mission is to create dream room makeovers for children who have experienced devastation in their young lives and, through these rooms, they work to restore hope in families. “We are honored to receive this award and are excited to put these funds to good use for the children we serve,” said Missy Johnson, Executive Director of KDM. To read more about their mission, visit kingdomdesignministries.org.

In Sevier County, Trula Lawson Early Education Center serves children with developmental disabilities or delays. Their purpose is to foster a safe, nurturing environment that encourages children to obtain their potential socially, emotionally, and academically. “We do not turn any child away, we are growing and expanding, and serving more children than ever before,” Cindi Loveday, Pre-K Coordinator, said. To find out more about Trula Lawson Early Education Center, visit sites.google.com/a/sevier.org/trula-lawson-center.

Well-Key Urgent Care invites the community to vote in the second phase of the Community Impact Awards in which the winner will receive a monetary contribution bonus. To vote, visit WellKeyHealth.com/community-impact-awards/ and follow the links to “like” the Facebook page of the Well-Key located in the region of the non-profit. “Like” and share the designated post on Well-Key’s page for added votes. The recipient will be announced mid-January and all monetary contributions will be awarded at that time. For more information about Well-Key Urgent Care services and locations, visit WellKeyHealth.com.