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4/12/2021

DollyWood Season Pass Winner #1

Tisha T from Maryville just won 2 Season passes to Dollywood!! How you ask? She just uses her KenJo Rewards Card on every visit and "low and behold" her name got drawn at random for Season passes,.. Next week it could be YOU! We are gong to do this for 10 consecutive weeks.

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3/19/2021

3rd Chance Lottery Winner(s) February 2021 Announced

Congratulations to Cassidy Wilson (Knoxville)!  She is the Winner of the February Drawing of the 3rd Chance Lottery.  SHE JUST WON A WHOLE BOOK OF LOTTERY TICKETS!!  Also Congrats to all the Store Qualifiers listed below who have won $5 tickets.  We do this every month, IF you want to win you have to play at your local KenJo Markets.  Oh, and by the Way, This Summer somebody is going to win 17 Books of lottery Tickets; That’s over $5,000 worth..  Just like Cheryl M did this past Christmas!

 


February 2021

3rd Chance Lottery Winners




STORE

Name

KJ

3

Bruce Scribner

KJ

5

Randy Fagg

KJ

6

Donnie Sutton

KJ

7

Hal Wade

KJ

8

Tina Bailes

KJ

11

Bradon Davis

KJ

12

Sunshine Williams

KJ

14

Larry Wilson

KJ

15

Elizabeth Rector

KJ

17

Phyllis Rigsby

KJ

18

Cvharles Welch

KJ

19

Richard Black

KJ

21

Mark Humphrey

KJ

22

`Tonya Acuff

KJ

23

April Sanders

KJ

24

Audie Holloway

KJ

26

Alan Henry

KJ

27

Lisa Bowman

KJ

28

Mark Cruze

KJ

29

Steve Spangler

KJ

30

Christy Newman

KJ

31

Maurice Arnold

KJ

32

Lewis Welch

KJ

33

Cassidy Wilson

KJ

34

Rhonda Walker

KJ

35

Tina Lett

KJ

37

Geraldine Carmack

KJ

39

Juanita Galloway

KJ

41

Matt Green

KJ

42

Gary Granttham

KJ

43

Mark Cook

KJ

44

Milie Sueeney

KJ

45

Ann Worley

KJ

46

Michael Burrow

KJ

47

Jeff Owens

KJ

48

Stacey Beasel

KJ

49

Brian Seals

KJ

50

Ray Phillips

KJ

51

Brittany Cooper


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10/21/2020

KenJo Markets raises $50,000 for the East TN Kidney Foundation

KenJo Markets is proud to announce that we have raised and donated $50,000 for the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation.  These funds were raised through our annual ETKF Coupon Book sales.  We want to thank all of our Employees, who made the effort to sell the books, and we especially want to thank ALL of our customers who purchased the the Coupon Books.  The mission of the ETKF is dedication to connecting individual East Tennesseans with early detection of Kidney disease, education and access to life sustaining care.    The ETKF  is run by Volunteers and the Contributions of the community.  We are proud to be a partner. 

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1/8/2018

3RD Chance Lottery at KenJo Markets

Below  is the Original Post back in 2011 for our 3rd Chance Lottery.  WOW!  How things have grown and changed.  What Started out as a Summer time promo has grown to an unprecedented 2 times a Year / Every Year since, Give-A-Way of the Biggest  Lottery Ticket Prize in the Market.  If you haven't played yet, No worries, We are doing it AGAIN this Year.  We will have another Summer and Christmas Winner of the GRAND Prize but also we will be giving away MONTHLY Store Qualifier winnings of $5 (tickets) and Monthly WHOLE BOOK winners.  Good Luck and thank you to ALL who have made this such a huge success!

Starting today and EVERYDAY this summer play the 3rd CHANCE LOTTERY at all KENJO MARKET LOCATIONS. Enter all instant and online tickets (read rules for addtional instructions) in the collection boxes at each KenJo and every month ONE lucky winner will win a whole pack of Tickets. At the end of the summer- SOMEONE IS GOING TO WIN 17 packs of unopened Tickets- THEIR CHOICE of which one. Thats over $5,000 worth of lottery tickets and many many chances at ALL the Big PRIZES !!! Play TODAY and EVERYDAY at KenJo Markets. Can you think of a better place to play and win???

 

OFFICIAL RULES HERE

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11/22/2017

KenJo Foundation Recognized

The Great Smoky Mountain Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has recognized the KenJo Foundation as it's "Foundation of the Year" for 2017.  The KenJo Foundation through its fundraising efforts has help many non profits in the area such as The East Tennessee Kidney Foundation, The Pellissippi Foundation and many other organizations with it's Funding needs.  The KenJo Foundation was awarded this honor on National Philanthropy Day November 1, 2017.  Congratulations to the KenJo Foundation.  

 

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11/2/2017

KenJo Markets Raises $45,000 for the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation

KenJo Markets continued it's strong fundraising efforts for the ETKF by raising $45,000 through its annual Coupon Book sales. 

Thank you to all the employees of KenJo Markets who made it their "mission" to help raise the money and THANK YOU to our Customers who bought the Coupon Books.  Some of you even bought multiple books to continue contributing. 

Pictured below is Wes Carruthers (Pres of KenJo Markets) presenting the check to Katie Martin of the ETKF. 

 

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9/15/2017

KenJo Markets Donates to Gatlinburg Fire Relief Effort

KenJo Markets President Wes Carruthers presents Gatlinburg Fire Relief officials a Check for $5,000.  KenJo Markets continues to support and remember the tragedy of last fall.

 

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9/22/2016

Visit THE WINE STATION at select KenJo Markets.

You will find a fine selection of Woodbridge, Relax, Sutter Home, Arbor Mist, Monkey Bay and other great brands.  We carry all the classic styles,  Chardonays, Reislings, Pinot Grigio, White Zens, Merlots and more...

 

 

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11/28/2014

KENJO MARKETS RAISES $43,000 FOR EAST TENNESSEE KIDNEY FOUNDATION

East Tennessee kidney patients will benefit from a $43,000 donation by KenJo Markets to the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation. The funds, raised through coupon book sales at the company’s 35 locations, will be used to improve the lives of East Tennesseans with, at risk for or affected by kidney disease.

 

“On behalf of those patients who will be helped, we thank the KenJo Markets customers and employees who helped raise the money through our 2014 coupon book campaign,” said Charles W. “Wes” Carruthers Jr., president of KenJo Markets. “We appreciate that the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation helps kidney disease patients right here, in our region.”

 

The East Tennessee Kidney Foundation currently serves more than 200 low-income patients per month in 15 counties. The organization focuses on patient services, including helping patients with transportation to and from dialysis treatments and providing assistance and resources for dental care and also nutritional supplements. Tax-deductible donations are accepted online at http://www.etkidney.org.

 

“The unfailing support of KenJo Markets has been instrumental in the growth of the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation,” said East Tennessee Kidney Foundation Executive Director Katie Martin. “On behalf of our volunteer board of directors, we sincerely appreciate this donation and the support of Wes Carruthers to further our mission of providing patient services and transportation to dialysis patients.”

 

About the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation

The East Tennessee Kidney Foundation is a local charitable 501(c)3 organization that provides patient services and support to East Tennesseans affected by kidney disease and also information and education on the prevention of kidney disease. It serves patients in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties. For more information or to donate, visit http://www.etkidney.org or http://www.facebook.com/etkidney.

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9/17/2013

KENJO MARKETS RAISES $43,000 FOR EAST TENNESSEE KIDNEY FOUNDATION

KENJO MARKETS RAISES $43,000 FOR EAST TENNESSEE KIDNEY FOUNDATION

The East Tennessee Kidney Foundation is the recipient of a $43,000 donation, thanks to benefit coupon books purchased by KenJo Markets customers. The funds will be used to enhance the lives of East Tennesseans with, at risk for or affected by kidney disease.

“We are very appreciative of our customers and employees who helped raise the money through the KenJo coupon book campaign,” said Charles W. “Wes” Carruthers Jr., president of KenJo Markets. “The East Tennessee Kidney Foundation is a fantastic organization, and the money stays right here in the region to help patients with kidney disease.”

The East Tennessee Kidney Foundation currently serves approximately 200 low-income patients in 15 counties. The organization focuses on patient services, including helping patients with transportation to and from dialysis treatments and providing assistance and resources for dental care and also nutritional supplements. Tax-deductible donations are accepted online at http://www.etkidney.org.

“The support of KenJo Markets has been instrumental in the growth of the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation,” said Sarah Burton, board president for the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation. “On behalf of the board of directors, we sincerely appreciate this donation and the support of Wes Carruthers to further our mission of providing patient services and transportation to dialysis patients.”

About the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation
The East Tennessee Kidney Foundation is a local charitable 501(c)3 organization that provides patient services and support to East Tennesseans affected by kidney disease and also information and education on the prevention of kidney disease. It serves patients in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties. For more information or to donate, visit http://www.etkidney.org or http://www.facebook.com/etkidney.
 

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