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Isaiah 117 House hosting golf tournament

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Isaiah 117 House, a local non-profit that cares for children awaiting foster placement, will be hosting its first annual statewide golf tournament at 1:00 pm on Friday, October 16 at multiple sites throughout Tennessee, including Elizabethton Golf Course in Carter County.

The events are sponsored by hundreds of local businesses including Hudson AutomoFve Group, Woodmen Life, Bank of Tennessee, Food City, and AT&T.

Local sponsors for this event include Lane Thompson Heating and Air, Acorn Electric, Carter County Bank, Johnson City Toyota, and Johnson City Ford. All proceeds benefit the local Isaiah 117 House in Carter County.

Isaiah 117 House is a local 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization providing physical and emotional support in a safe and loving home for children awaiting foster care placement.

Currently, when a child is removed in a county without an Isaiah 117 House, the child must wait in the DCS office. The child is often dirty, hungry, tired, scared, and unable to bring any personal possessions.

Isaiah 117 Houses allow for that same child to never go to an office, but rather a home with loving volunteers to care for them.

Isaiah 117 House exists to provide for that child’s needs, whatever they may be, in these critical moments between removal and placement.

To learn more about Isaiah 117 House, visit www.isaiah117house.com. For more information about the golf tournament in Carter County and supporting this local chapter, please contact Corey Payne, corey.payne@isaiah117house.com 423-518-3800.