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Comcast Cares Day at South Knoxville Elementary School Set for Saturday, April 25

Comcast has selected its 2015 Comcast Cares Day project sites for Knoxville. More than 3,800 Comcast employees and local volunteers will host a variety of community enhancement projects across the state as part of Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort.

Knoxville Vice-Mayor Nick Pavlis, State Senator Becky Massey, Representative Joe Armstrong and Comcast Cable President and Chief Executive Officer Neil Smit will join Comcast Cares Day volunteers and community partners at Comcast’s marquee project in Knoxville on Saturday, April 25 as they beautify and improve South Knoxville Elementary School. Also in attendance will be South Knoxville Elementary School Principal Tanna Nicely; South Knoxville Elementary School teachers and staff; and Knox County Schools Director of Community Relations Jeannie Dulaney.

The South Knoxville Elementary project will encompass various beautification projects including gardening, landscaping, pressure washing, general clean-up, and creating an outdoor reading center.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 | 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Press conference begins at 11:50 a.m.
Photos and Interviews with Neil Smit available following the press conference.

South Knoxville Elementary School | 801 Sevier Avenue Knoxville, TN.

For more information and to volunteer, please visit the direct project link at:

Other Comcast Cares Day project sites in Tennessee can be found at

Last year, Comcast mobilized a record 95,000 volunteers at more than 820 projects in 15 countries worldwide. Since the first Comcast Cares Day in 2001, more than 600,000 volunteers have contributed 3.7 million hours of service. Join us this year to make change happen again.

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