Helen Ross McNabb Center to celebrate Veterans Housing Ribbon Cutting

(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) The Helen Ross McNabb Center is excited to celebrate the ribbon cutting for its latest Veterans Housing project on October 29, 2018. The 10-unit apartment complex is located at 3720 Middlebrook Pike in Knoxville.

This marks the third Veterans Housing complex implemented by the Center, and was made possible through Knox County, City of Knoxville and Tennessee Housing Development Agency funds, as well as private philanthropy. The permanent, supportive housing will provide homes for 10 military veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Tenants receive housing vouchers through the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program.

When: Monday, October 29 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: 3720 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN
Speakers: Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs, City of Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, Helen Ross McNabb Center CEO and President Jerry Vagnier, Helen Ross McNabb Foundation Board Chair Greg Gilbert, Helen Ross McNabb Center Board Chair Richard Maples, Founder of HonorAir Knoxville Eddie Mannis

In addition to celebrating the ribbon cutting, the Center will dedicate the building and the adjoining Veterans Trail walking path.

The media is invited to attend and tour one of the apartment units. If you are interested in setting up interviews and/or attending the event, please contact Jessica Hill at 865-599-5836.

The Helen Ross McNabb Center is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services in East Tennessee. Since 1948, the Center has provided quality and compassionate care to children, adults and families experiencing mental illness, addiction and social challenges. As the Center celebrates 70 years of providing services to communities in East Tennessee, its mission remains clear and simple; “Improving the lives of the people we serve.” For more information, visit www.mcnabbcenter.org or call 865‐637‐9711.

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