Northeast: Supporting ObamaCare by Carolyn J of Knoxville

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

My name is Carolyn Inman and I am a retired RN and I worked initially in public health in Tennessee. My husband was in the Air Force and this is where we retired. I worked at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee for 27 years and in public health for 3 years,…

Expanding Medicaid by Carl of Jefferson City

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

Hello, my name is Carl Smith. I live in Jefferson City TN. Through my life I have had common grocery and retail jobs but after losing my job I decided to go into the field I love, computers. I am currently enrolled full time at Fountainhead College for an Associates in Information Technology and Bachelors…

Supporting ObamaCare by Jim of Oak Ridge

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

My name is Jim Nelson and I live in Oak Ridge TN. My wife and I have raised three successful, talented daughters and have a grand daughter we are lucky to be able to help take care of while her parents both work fulltime. I am a Professional engineer with a BS in chemical engineering…

Northeast: Supporting ObamaCare by Debbie of Clinton

By ofatn | March 26, 2014

Debbie says “I am thrilled with it. I think people are crazy not to call and see.” Joan Nelson is writing for Debbie and Donnie Rosenbalm. They live in Clinton, TN. Like most Americans until recently they had health insurance through an employer. Donnie developed health problems and had to go on disability at age…

Northeast: “Obamacare in Knoxville” by Knoxville Metro Pulse

By ofa vol | March 25, 2014

http://www.metropulse.com/news/2014/mar/19/obamacare-knoxville/ “But it’s not just THCC that’s been trying to encourage people to enroll in health insurance. Get Covered America is a national campaign arm of Enroll America, a nonprofit whose goal is to enroll as many people as possible in a health-insurance plan. Get Covered America’s focus is on educating people about the ACA;…

Middle TN: Supporting ObamaCare by Angela and Todd of Franklin

By ofatn | March 24, 2014

Todd Sharp of Williamson County writes: I am a musician and a small business owner. My wife was employed the past 15 years at Vanderbilt School of Nursing. We have three children (28,24,22), all college grads but for one who is finishing school next year. My family has first hand experience with a recent health…

Murfreesboro: Weekly Volunteer Mobilization

By ofatn | March 20, 2014

Jerisha Caudle of Murfreesboro writes: Tuesday, March 18th, volunteers & fellows in Murfreesboro, TN came together for our first weekly volunteer mobilization phone bank. Nearly a dozen people gathered at the home of Middle TN’s Regional Director, Colleen Janus. Volunteers spend time together calling other local supporters to let them know of the wide range…

New Volunteer Spotlight: Kelly Jacobs by Shontie Brown

By ofatn | March 17, 2014

Shontie of Shelby writes about her meeting with new volunteer, Kelly: Mrs. Kelly Jacobs is a wonderful lady. She actually lives in Mississippi, and she took the time to come to Memphis and meet with me on Saturday. I really appreciate that because she does not like to attend events on the weekends. Weekdays are…

Reducing Gun Violence by Jason of Chapel Hill

By ofatn | March 17, 2014

I have lived in Chapel Hill, TN for nearly seven years now. I have participated in many groups and events in our community and have gotten to know many of the people living in our small town. I believe there should be more controll on who should be allowed to carry guns and what types…

Supporting ObamaCare by Ben of Chattanooga

By ofatn | March 17, 2014

My name is Ben Schnell. I’m a 27 years old and a candidate for a masters degree in Business Administration at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. I will be graduating summer of 2014. I have no loans, and a small income from an internship. I am a customer of the new insurance plan, and…

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