See what Foothills Bank & Trust has been up to in our Community!!


Foothills Bank is Turning 10!!


Friday, June 2nd we will host a cookout at our Main Office in celebration of our 10 year anniversary.

Come have lunch and celebrate with us!!



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Foothills Bank & Trust Annual Shareholders Meeting

The annual Foothills Bank Shareholders' meeting was held Thursday evening May 18th at the Main Office. The evening was a great success as much was discussed about the bank's performance and the projected year to come. Below are pictures from the event.



 



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Resurrection Run 2017

The annual Ressurrection Run was held Saturday, April 15th. The turnout was impressive, over 250 runners!! Monte Vista Baptist Church hosts the run each year, proceeds benefit Family Promise Blount County, an orgnaization whose mission it is to help homeless families in Blount County. Learn more about their mission and ways you can get involved to help on their website: blountfamilypromise.org

Below are pictures from this years event.



  



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Historic Sam Houston Schoolhouse

Mother/Daughter/Friend Afternoon Tea Party. Come dressed in your best outfit. Larry Burns will provide music. Foothills Bank & Trust will provide a $50 gift card as one of the door prizes and goodie bags for all the guests. Although the finest of teas and finger foods will be served we have decided to keep the cost as low as possible. It is only $10 for the first member of your party and $5 for each additional Lady. The demand will be high for a seat at this table we have to limit it to the first 25 Ladies that RSVP. Call soon and reserve your place at the tea party. (This is open to all ladies, not just mothers & daughters.) 865-983-1550
Visit their website to learn more about this event: http://samhoustonhistoricschoolhouse.org



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Helen Ross McNabb Center's Spirit Award Dinner

The Helen Ross McNabb Center is a non-profit organization that has provided behavioral health services to East Tennessee since 1948. The Center's mission statement is to "Improve the lives of the people we serve; helping children, adults and families with addiction, mental illness and social challenges."

The Helen Ross McNabb Foundation supports the Center by raising funds and awareness through annual events and fundraisers. Thursday March 23rd they held their annual Spirit Award Dinner, at which they recognize and honor individuals who have supported the efforts of the Center and their community. The event included dinner and the silent auction of a Cajun Dinner Cruise for Ten on Norris Lake.
This year's honorees were Joe and Melinda Connell.
Foothills Bank was a sponsor and hosted a table of ten. The event was a huge success with over 700 in attendance, the largest in the organizations history. Steve Kitts served on the event committee along with Richard Maples and George Kershaw.
To learn more about the Helen Ross McNabb Center and their continuing efforts to support and improve our community visit their website at http://www.mcnabbcenter.org/
Below are a few snapshots from the event, pictured are Steve Kitts with his wife Jenny and Joe Hamdi with his wife Christy.




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HOME Inc. Black Tie Gala

HOME Inc. (Hall, Oldfield, Maryville, Empowerment) is a community organization dedicated to empowering the residents of Blount County with a special emphasis on the strategic revitalization of the Hall, Oldfield and Maryville communities. This year HOME Inc. held their first ever Black Tie Gala at the Clayton Center for the Arts on the Maryville College Campus. The event took place on Saturday, October 8th from 7-11 pm and included an evening of music, dancing and hors d'oeurves with both silent and live auctions. Below are a few pictures from the evening.


Doris McNear & Jennifer Coffin


Jennifer & Fernando Coffin


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Alcoa Red Hat Society Debutantes

Each year the Red Hat Society of Aloca hosts a debutante ball honoring deserving young ladies from area high schools. This years Debutante Ball will be held on March 25th, 2017 at 7 pm at the Airport Hilton Hotel. Jennifer Coffin plays part in honoring these young ladies by holding a credit training seminar with them each year. Jennifer covers topics like what to look for in a checking or savings account, types of account features, the responsibility of joint account ownership, credit card risks, difference between ATM Cards and Debit Cards, budgeting exercises as well as how to achieve good credit and its advantages. This year's credit training was held at St. John Missionary Baptist Church.


Jennifer Coffin and Red Hat Debutantes Mercedes Dickerson, Cori Hamlett and Natia Kelso


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Blount County Historical Museum

Foothills Bank & Trust is proud to support The Blount County Historical Museum. The Museum is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, that celebrates and displays the rich history of Blount County. The museum has on display many interesting artifacts from Blount County's history.

The Museum will be holding a Silent Auction and used book sale on November 5th from 10am - 3pm. A book signing will also be held, authors attending are Eva Nell Mull Wike, PhD author of "Fiddler of the Mountains: Attuned to the Life and Times of Johnny Mull", Stephanie McElligott with her new book, Dr. Gail Palmer will be in attendance with her her books and Sue Weaver-Dunlap will have her poetry books many of which are based on the mountains and people of this area. Dr. Robert Proffitt will also be around to talk about his upcoming book. 

The Museum is located at  1006 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy. Beside the Cades Cove Museum in the historic Thompson-Brown house, the museum is open Tuesday - Saturday 10am -3pm and admission is free!

To learn more about the Blount County Historical Museum, their exhibits and events click here.




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Awards Gala for East Tennessee Community Design Center

The ETCDC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to make East Tennessee a better place to live and work by bringing professional design and planning assistance to community groups and nonprofit organizations. ETCDC has an all volunteer board of directors and a small full time staff of three, they receive pro bono design assistance from area architects, landscape architects, planners and other professionals. Funding for their efforts comes solely from competitive grants and from donations of corporate and individual friends of the center. Each year ETCDC holds an Awards Gala to celebrate their efforts in the community and to award the Bruce McCarty Community Impact Award to a deserving architect. Steve Kitts and his wife Jenny attended the 2016 Awards Gala this year, held on Thursday October 20th, the center presented their Bruce McCarty Community Impact Award to Faris Eid, a local architect who is responsible for much of the redevelopment in downtown Knoxville. 

Click here  to learn more about the East Tennessee Community Design Center and their efforts in our community.


Steve Kitts and his wife Jenny