Alcaldesa nombra a hispana para trabajar en su administración


KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— La alcaldesa Madeline Rogero nombró a Patricia Robledo como Enlace de Negocios de la Ciudad de Knoxville, al frente de la nueva Oficina de Apoyo Empresarial. Robledo es propietaria de una pequeña empresa y es directora ejecutiva de la Cámara de Comercio Hispana del Este de Tennessee. “Patricia comprende los retos a losContinue reading “Alcaldesa nombra a hispana para trabajar en su administración”

Alcaldesa promete gobierno responsable, eficiente, abierto y justo.


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Durante su discurso de inauguración, la alcaldesa Madeline Rogero manisfestó su intensión de trabajar con todos los diversos sectores de la sociedad y la empresa citadina. Acompanada de mas de un millar de simpatizantes quienes colmaron el salon principal del Jacob Building en el Chilhowee Park la alcaldesa Rogero, primera mujer en ocupar elContinue reading “Alcaldesa promete gobierno responsable, eficiente, abierto y justo.”

Republicanos bloquean nominación de latina


Declaraciones del Senador Menendez luego de que Republicanos bloquearan la nominación de la Embajadora Aponte Washington, DC – Hoy, los republicanos en el senado bloquearon la confirmación de Mari Carmen Aponte, la persona designada por el Presidente Obama como embajadora de Estados Unidos en El Salvador, quien ya se había desempeñado como embajadora tras suContinue reading “Republicanos bloquean nominación de latina”

Jose Rico Appointed Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics


U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan today announced the appointment of José Rico as the new director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. The Initiative is in charge of expanding academic excellence and improving educational opportunities for Hispanics for President Obama and Secretary Duncan. “For the last two years as the Initiative’sContinue reading “Jose Rico Appointed Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics”

Holiday Musicale Benefits UT Music Scholarships


          KNOXVILLE –Lovers of music and supporters of music students will enjoy doing both at the festive University of Tennessee School of Music’s annual Holiday Musicale to be held December 18. Hosted at the Knoxville home of Fuad and Layla Mishu on Sunday afternoon from 4-6 p.m., the Holiday Musicale isContinue reading “Holiday Musicale Benefits UT Music Scholarships”

STATEMENT FROM TENNESSEE HEALTH COMMISSIONER ON AMERICA’S HEALTH RANKINGS®


NASHVILLE – Tennessee Health Commissioner John J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, issued the following statement on Tennessee being ranked 39th by America’s Health Rankings®:   “While we still have a lot of work ahead of us, I am encouraged by the state’s improvement in ranking. More encouraging still is the fact that our determinants remain better thanContinue reading “STATEMENT FROM TENNESSEE HEALTH COMMISSIONER ON AMERICA’S HEALTH RANKINGS®”

BRADLEY HEALTHCARE & REHABILITATION CENTER ADMISSIONS SUSPENSION LIFTED


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Health announces that the suspension of admissions at Bradley Healthcare & Rehabilitation has been lifted effective November 21, 2011. The facility is a 213-bed licensed nursing home located at 2910 Peerless Road NW in Cleveland.   The Department confirmed the facility has returned to substantial compliance for stateContinue reading “BRADLEY HEALTHCARE & REHABILITATION CENTER ADMISSIONS SUSPENSION LIFTED”

FORMER NASHVILLE TAX RETURN PREPARER SENTENCED TO PRISON


  Nashville, Tenn. – December 5, 2011 – Elmer Virula, 54, formerly of Nashville, Tennessee, was sentenced today to 24 months in prison, followed by one year of supervised release, for preparing and submitting fraudulent tax returns to the IRS, announced Jerry E. Martin, United States Attorney and Christopher A. Henry, Special Agent in Charge,Continue reading “FORMER NASHVILLE TAX RETURN PREPARER SENTENCED TO PRISON”