December 2015 Newsletter

Merry Christmas,

Goodbye November.  Hello December Days!  Wishing you all a safe and blessed holiday season.  Here's the latest!


Give the gift of encouragement and smiles this holiday season.  You never know what's going to come out of Morgan's mouth.  Here's one of her quotes from the book 52 Blue Mondays  , available now on, beautifully illustrated by Mary Sweeney.   A portion of each sale goes to support Autism Tennessee.  Thank you!!

Blue Monday Quote #17    

Many thanks to VSA Arts TennesseeTennessee Arts Commission, andImagination Branding for providing Morgan & Mom this wonderful opportunity.  Thank you Ray Boone for capturing our work so well. 

Morgan & Mom Kazoo Party Painting for Imagination Branding

Click here to see Morgan & Mom creating "Kazoo Party"

A BIG Thank you to our friends at USAGEM for recognizing the work we love doing, with this year's Emerald Award.

Emerald Award  


Thoughts and Thanks:

It's been said, if you want to know what really matters to a person, look at their calendar and their checkbook,... 

 To read more, check out this month's Know The Hope Blog;

Nickels, Dimes, and Time  

Morgan's Calendar                                                                                                                    

Know TheHOPE, Inc. is dedicated to helping communities see Ability, and helping parents see Possibility.  


    Thursday December 3rd - Gallatin, TN

 Sumner County Convention Center and Bureau

2310 Gallatin Pike Gallatin, Tn 37066                                   

6:00 pm - VSA Tennessee will celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The reception will be to showcase the clay art create through a VSA TN project led by Kathy Plourde through a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission with Project 22. The art is part of an art exchange with VSA Egypt.

Performances during the evening will feature VSA Tennessee Young Soloist Logan Blade, the VSA/Blair Dulcimer Choir and the Movement Connection. The reception is free and open to the public.

     Thursday December 10th - Hendersonville, TN       

The Hanger 142 Imperial Blvd

6:30 pm - Project 22 Community Christmas Concert                                   Guest Artist: Logan Blade                                    

     Sunday, January 17th - Collinwood, TN

Methodist Church 201 4th Ave North

Autism Awareness Event with Logan Blade

     Friday, April 1st, 2016 - Franklin, TN

Jack Yacoubian Jewelers  114 3rd Ave. South                  

Franklin Art Scene                                                                

Featured artists with autism:                                              

Grace Goad, Jason Spencer Replogle, and Preston Vienneau

Performing in the courtyard: Logan Blade and Tammy Vice

Until Next Time,

Know The Hope!   

Tammy Vice

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