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Save the Date: KICKO’s Annual Banquet

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We would like to invite you to our 9th Annual Celebration Banquet. It will be on Thursday, October 16th at 6:45PM at The Foundry on the Fair Site. You’ll hear updates about Sidewalk Sonday School as well as our Junior Staff You’ll hear exciting testimonies And enjoy an evening of fine dining We know you…



Relationships that Last

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The real ministry of KICKO happens through the relationships we build with children, their families and members of the communities where we work. Lessons taught at Sonday School are important and it is the Word of God that changes lives. But the reason children and even adults open up to receive the Word is because they know…



ERISA Services, Inc. 3rd Annual Golf Tournament

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KICKO is honored to be the beneficiary of ERISA’s 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament. The date is Monday, April 21st.  We are actually targeting 2 flights ( a double shotgun ) this year because of the increased turnout for the last 2 years.  We had almost 130 golfers last year, and anticipate the afternoon flight…



Spring 2014 Volunteer Team Meeting

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Come and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of inner city children. Join us at 7 pm on Monday, January 27th at Macedonia United Methodist Church, 4630 Holston Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914.  Get info on Sidewalk Sonday School & KICKO’s Youth ministry for the fall. No special skills needed, just…



KICKO’s Annual Wrap Party . . . Join us!

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Each year KICKO’s has their annual Wrap Party, not ‘rap’ party (that’s for another time). We will be wrapping nearly 1,000 gifts that will be given out at our Christmas Sidewalk Sonday School sites. We like to echo that at Christmas “toys become tools in the hands of God.” Oftentimes, these gifts are the only…



KICKO Banquet with Guest Speaker Inky Johnson

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On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, KICKO will be having their annual Celebration Banquet, featuring guest speaker Inky Johnson. Inky, a former Tennessee Volunteer Defensive Back, grew up in a tough area of inner city Atlanta, Georgia, Inquoris “Inky” Johnson thought that his football skills would be his ticket to a better life. He worked hard, honed those…



It’s a Festival

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This weekend we will be taking a few dozen teens from Knoxville’s inner-city communities to Winterfest. They are already excited, and I am already bumping up my Vitamin-C intake. I expect the kids to have a good time, and for me to lose some sleep. 😉 That’s not a problem because over the years that…