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18 May

Dear students! We just found out that we had a short error in our system, so if you have filled out the form on our site setalight.org on the 16-18th of May and have not gotten a response from us, this is why. Please write to us via email...

22 Apr

If you need medical help with non life threatening issues (bug bites, minor injuries, chronic illnesses) please refer to this hospital. https://www.wellkeyhealth.com/about/locations/sevierville-location/ If you need help getting there, please send a message to this phone number 8652322904 and our volunteers will contact you. If you or someone you know gets into a life threatening situation, don’t be afraid to call 911. Please do not move the injured person anywhere before the specialists...

22 Apr

Poison Ivy You may have heard the saying “leaves of three, let it be.” That’s because poison ivy typically has three broad, spoon-shaped leaves. The plant can grow as a ground cover or as a thick, hairy vine on trees. In the fall, poison ivy has red leaves and cream or white berries. The highest concentration of urushiol is in the plant’s berries and flowers. Poison Oak Poison oak grows as a vine or shrub, and typically has leaves in clusters of three – but can have up to seven leaves in a group. As you might expect, poison oak leaves look very much like oak leaves. In the fall, they’re accompanied by small berries that are light in color: Tan, white, yellow or cream. Poison Sumac Poison sumac is much less common in Tennessee than poison ivy or poison oak. It...

22 Apr

Every Wednesday  at 9.30 am we are going to the social security administration in Knoxville to apply for SSN cards. Also we are going to the largest mall in our area with many different stores like Apple, Disney, etc. after we done shopping at the mall we'll be going to the local church that provides "all you can eat" style dinner. We are going to leave from the WH Embassy at 206 Valley Dr at 9.30 AM and we should be back to Pigeon Forge at about 7 PM. Don't be late, unfortunately we can't wait for you. Please register for this trip by clicking "join". if you change your mind please cancel your registration.seats are limited. Thank you. Let me know if any...

21 Apr

Guys, let's help Georgii, a Russian J1 student, who came to Pigeon Forge for the summer just like you, expecting to work two jobs to pay back the money he borrowed from his sponsor. On August 1st he experienced a horrific bicycle accident, snapping his femur in two and fracturing his pelvis in two places. Sadly, he is unable to work to pay back his sponsor because he is looking at two months of recovery. Also he have to pay some of his medical bills. Georgii needs your help. You don't have much, but even a small gift can make a difference. You may click on link bellow to make a donation. All donations will be going directly to his PayPal account. www.paypal.me/GeorgiiA Or if you would like to give him a check or a cash, please contact George Arefev directly. Thank you for your...

31 Jul

Great News! We are going to visit our church in Oak Ridge, after that Lunch at our friends house, very special, he is an wood artist, you will see his studio, his house, delicious food and his daughter will share a great story. After Lunch we are going to Knoxville for the TaxFree Shopping Tour! Apple Store, Best Buy, Westtown Mall, etc. I am publishing a few pictures from the last year. Leaving from our home 206 Valley Dr this Sunday July 31 at 9.00 AM Please, let me know if you want to participate so I reserve you a seat. Click "Join"...

02 Jun

Dear Students, you know about the problems with housing has been a real issue, and our house is full of students that are in emergency situation, we just can't take any more guests. Please, contact us if you have any space for the accommodation or you know someone who can help. Thank...