Boone Community News
How TVA is integrated into the Boone Community
OCTOBER 7, 2016—Boone Dam Manager of Civil Engineering Patrick Kiser recently spoke at the annual meeting of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee and Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers’ State Conference in Nashville.
The Boone crew has already raised more than $10,000 for the Combined Federal Campaign—the federal government’s annual charitable fundraising campaign—and they’re not finished yet!
A strong STEM curriculum ensures that Valley students are ready for tomorrow’s jobs. With that in mind, Adam Thomas, senior program manager for TVA, was one of the guest speakers during the Innovation Academy’s STEM week in August.
Boone Dam played host to two different groups from the Tri-Cities region October 18.
Boone Lake Annual Clean Up Set for April 29, 2017
The 18th consecutive Boone Lake Annual Cleanup Day is just a few weeks away. Boone Lake Association organizers say the event will kick off at 9 a.m. on Sat., April 29, and end at 3 p.m.
TVA was recently honored by the Boone Watershed Partnership for providing planning, labor and funding for the parking lot and trail at the new Watauga Bluffs State Natural Access Area.
When TVA senior vice president Bob Deacy spoke to the VA-TN Rotary Club, a copy of "Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site" was given to the Bristol Public Library in his honor.
Hands On! Regional Museum announces a partnership with TVA that will allow 500 local Title 1 students to attend the Museum for free, and help extend the life of a popular "Make It, Take It" exhibit.
The Boone Dam Combined Federal Campaign raised more than $13,000 for charity during three events in November and December.
TVA is once again delighted to “power” the Pinnacle Speedway in Lights. Now in its 20th season, the holiday light show at the Bristol Motor Speedway has become a family holiday favorite.
A routine “health check” of one TVA dam near Bristol may cause a temporary inconvenience for area runners while a second check shouldn’t cause anything more than curiosity for golfers.
TVA Again Sponsors ETSU Eagle Cam
TVA Employees Volunteer Time and Talents for Combined Federal Campaign
Boone Dam engineer Aaron Nottis (pictured with microphone, below) interacted with plenty of future engineers during the second annual FIRST LEGO League Tennessee State Qualifying Tournament at East Tennessee State University on Dec. 3, 2016.
Nearly 5,000 students from Morristown to Johnson County took part in a two-day Career Quest event at the ETSU Mini Dome March 21-22 sponsored by TVA and Johnson City Power Board.
A team comprised of 21 workers and spouses from both Boone Dam and the TVA Gray Customer Service Center won the “NFS Cup” during the annual Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) Dragon Boat Festival.