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AHERN, INC.
About AHERN
History
History

AHERN, INC. is an African American communication ministry founded in 2005 by Rev. H. Roger Mills, Jr. for East TN and Southeast VA.

AHERN is oversee by a Board of Directors consiting of pastors and community leaders.

What does AHERN stand for: African American Health, Education, Religion and News Communication Ministry.

Mission

The vision of AHERN is to reach outside of one community and touch other communities with hope of becoming a voice for the African American Community; to improve communication and to encourage individual, groups and organizations to take pride in their historical cultural through public forums and publications throughout East Tennessee and Southeast Virginia.

Objectives

The Corporation has those purposes set forth in the Charter, including:

  1. To operate exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes described in section 501(c)(3) and 170 (c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  2. To engage in communication outreach ministries, not limited to health, education, religion and news;
  3. To purchase or otherwise acquire, hold, own, create a security interest in, exchange or otherwise convey real or personal property;
  4. To solicit and receive donations or subventions and to invest, administer and distribute any funds as received, as permitted by law;
  5. To reach outside of one community and touch other communities. To seek, promote, and serve as a ministry of communication for the local area, district, statewide, and multi-state communities;
  6. To make donations for the public welfare or for charitable, scientific or educational purposes;
  7. To engage in any other activity not prohibited by law or in violation of the organization’s status as a 501(c)(3) or these bylaws.

Board of Directors

Chair
Rev. Dr. Harold A. Middlebrook, Sr.

Senior Vice-Chair
Mrs. Vivian M. Releford
AHERN DAPS Awards

Vice-Chair
Rev. Pamela L. Hoard
AHERN Hall of Legacy

Vice-Chair
Rev. Cecil C. Mills, Jr.
AHERN Lecture Series

Secretary
Ms. Jacqueline T. Collins

Treasurer
Ms. Valerie Lee

Founder-President
Rev. H. Roger Mills, Jr.

AHERN, INC. - Bio

Dr. Dorothy C. Dobbins
Healh Division

Charter Board Members

Rev. H. Roger Mills, Jr.
Founder-President
Whitesburg, TN

Rev. Frederick L. Gordon
Brevard, NC - Deceased

Mrs. Mary Breedlove
Talbott, TN

Mrs. Bevelry Phipps
Jefferson City, TN

Mrs. Vivian M. Releford
Kingsport, TN

Rev. Billy R. Davis
Talbott, TN

Ahern, Incorporated - aherninc.org
7845 Stagecoach Road | Whitesburg, TN 37891-9112
423-231-0179 | 
aherninc@comcast.net

Copyright (c) 2016, AHERN, INCORPORATED. All rights reserved.

Historical Links: NAACP | SCLC | NUL | HBCU

Our Partner: BlackDoctor.org