(And Odds 'N' Ends)
things, like holiday or seasonal pages, are sometimes 'old
but are still fun to look back on.
Rather than totally remove some of these things, I thought,
we'd just have a place to store them for anyone who hasn't had
the opportunity to see them yet.
be able to find those particular pages here.
Pop pop and Mimi made a "Mr Snowman"
for baby James !
Former Popular Dollywood and Pigeon
Forge Musician James Rogers
Will Perform at Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House Annual Telethon
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. Feb. 10, 2015- Former Dollywood performer,
James Rogers, who worked with Dolly Parton for 27 years,
will be performing at Ronald McDonald House Charities® of
Greater Chattanooga annual Telethon airing March 7, from 7 p.m.
until 11 p.m. on WTVC.
The reason behind RMHC of Greater Chattanoogas annual
Telethon is to thank donors for their past support and to encourage
viewers to call-in and make a donation.
RMHC of Greater Chattanooga is celebrating 25 years and wanted
to incorporate Rogers not only for entertainment purposes,
but because he is a respected Chattanooga native. In his early
days, Rogers played at Music Mansion in Pigeon Forge
where 2,000 seats were nearly full each night.
According to Jane Kaylor, President and CEO of Chattanooga RMHC,
James Rogers has long been a friend of critically-ill
entertaining them with his music
and raising funds for a variety of charities that provides services
to sick children.
Right before the Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House opened in
1990, James recorded a public service announcement
to bring awareness of and funding for the House that love
built adjacent to Childrens Hospital at Erlanger.
The four-hour prime time telecast hosted by WTVC is part of
RMHC of Greater Chattanoogas annual Share-A-Night campaign,
which encourages donations in $55 increments to help pay for
a familys night stay.
Families are asked to make a $10 donation to help offset a portion
of the expenses;
however, 70% of the families are unable to afford the nominal
No family is ever turned away for their inability to make the
Share-A-Night contributions make it possible for families to
stay at RMHC regardless of their financial situation.
The telecast will also have interviews of past families, volunteers,
and businesses whove been impacted by RMHC in a substantial
The Tennessee La-Z-Boy manufacturing facility will have a La-Z-Boy
that will showcase their donated furniture to RMHC of Greater
Chattanooga that will be up for bid that evening.
Turn your TV channel to WTVC-News Channel 9 on the evening of
and see stories motivating the public to believe in the organizations
of serving families with critically ill and injured children.
To find out more, contact (423) 778-4300 or visit www.rmhchattanooga.com.
About Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Chattanooga
Established in 1990, Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House Charities
provides a home away from home
each year for approximately 600 families of critically injured
and seriously ill children
receiving treatment at nearby hospitals in Chattanooga. RMHC
of Greater Chattanooga is an independent,
501(c) 3 registered non-profit that operates solely on donations
from individuals, businesses and foundations.
The cornerstone programs are the 26-bedroom Ronald McDonald
House, Ronald McDonald Family Room
located inside Erlangers Childrens Hospital and
the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile,
a full medical clinic to underserved, school-age children in
Bradley and Polk Counties.
Ronald McDonald House Charities also offers up to 50, $1,000
scholarships to area high school seniors.
We are SOOO proud of you, James Rogers!!
You are the BEST!
AND THEY RAISED
OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS!!!
Volunteers holding up signs at the end of the Telethon to show
appreciation for News Channel 9.
Performs in Pelzer
RETIRES FROM DOLLYWOOD
Nov. 2, 2012
Rogers at Dollywood-Memorial Day, 2012
(added June 21, 2012)
Rogers at Dollywood-June 13, 2012
From Eileen Anderson
Rogers at Dollywood-May 5, 2012
(added June 21, 2012)
Rogers Opening Day May 2, 2012
(added June 20, 2012)
Press about James' 'Song
in case you didn't get a chance to see it, you can read it here.
Farewell Performance in Green Bay
(Sunday, March 11, 2012)
Happy-Jackson Family Video
2 Recovery'-Keene, Texas
Release-Aug. 9, 2011
of Honor Award
American Heroes in Sevierville
(Sun. May 29, 2011)
You A Song
by Mac Davis....performed by James Rogers)