Mtn. View Donating New Jeep that Will Be Modified, Auctioned in 2019
Young Cancer Patients and Their Families Will Participate in Jeep Build-out
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 9, 2018) – With the assistance of several key partners, the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer is starting 2018 with the latest in a series of unique fundraising initiatives that will also increase awareness of the foundation both regionally and nationally.
The initiative starts with invaluable help from a longtime friend of the foundation – Mtn. View Auto Group in Chattanooga. That organization has donated a new 2017 Jeep Wrangler that will undergo considerable modifications to prepare it for a series of foundation-related appearances this year.
All parts for the project are being donated by Omix-ADA, the world’s largest independent manufacturer and wholesale-only company with a full line of Jeep parts and accessories. Omix-ADA is based in Suwanee, Georgia and has been a longtime...
Austin Hatcher Foundation Presents Founder Club Member Award to IMSA
· Relationship Dates to 2009, Resulting in Nearly $2.5 Million in Contributions to Foundation
· Award Presented to IMSA President Scott Atherton During ‘Roar Before The Rolex 24’ at Daytona
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 5, 2018) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer recognized one its most important longtime partners today, presenting the Founder Club Member Award to the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). The presentation was made at iconic Daytona International Speedway during the “Roar Before the Rolex 24” test sessions held prior to IMSA’s season-opening sports car event, the Jan. 27-28 Rolex 24 At Daytona.
Amy Jo Osborn, co-founder of the Austin Hatcher Foundation, presented the award to IMSA President Scott Atherton in recognition of the sanctioning body’s assistance in generating nearly $2.5 million in contributions to the foundation from 2009-2017. That span started during...
Former Chief Legal Officer for Erlanger Health System Brings Varied Skill Set
CHATTANOOGA, TENN. December 4 – Longtime Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer board member and former Erlanger Health System Chief Legal Officer Dale Hetzler has been named the foundation’s executive director, effective Dec. 3. The move continues a revamping of the organizational structure amid an expanding national awareness of the Chattanooga-based foundation.
Hetzler, 63, has served on the Austin Hatcher Foundation’s board of directors since 2013; he will leave the board upon becoming executive director. Previously, he was senior vice president and chief legal officer for Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga from 2008-13. From 2000-08 he was vice president, chief legal officer and general counsel at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc. Those are only the latest examples of an extensive career involving both legal and health c...
2002 Graduate Honored for Leadership, Commitment in Fight Against Pediatric Cancer
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2017) – The Samford University Alumni Association has selected Amy Jo Osborn, the co-founder and president of the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, as its 2017 Humanitarian of the Year.
Osborn, a 2002 Samford graduate (B.A., Broadcast Journalism), will receive the award on Friday night during Samford’s Homecoming Weekend. The Alumni Awards Program will be held in Siebert Gymnasium on the school’s Birmingham, Alabama campus. In addition to the Humanitarian of the Year award, Samford will present awards for Alumnus of the Year and Outstanding Young Alumnus.
The Humanitarian of the Year Award was established in 2016 with two inaugural recipients: long-time Civil Right activist and author Carolyn Maull McKinstry, who earned a Master of Divinity from Samford’s Beeson Divinity School in 2008; and Stephen B. Moss, a 1968 graduate of Cumberland School of Law and...