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Special Growers’ friends and family were welcomed to RT Lodge in Maryville to celebrate the hard work of the organization, and enjoy a meal prepared by Chef Trevor Stockton. As part of the evening’s activities, guests were invited to take a walk with Special Growers...

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Bark in the Park

The Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley held its annual Bark in the Park on the lawn of the World’s Fair Park, and hosted an array of four-legged friends and their accompanying humans. Halloween was the theme, and many of the doggos stepped out in spooktacular style.

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A Toast to Jazz

The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra (KJO) hosted a champagne event at the Journal Arcade Building in downtown Knoxville to toast to jazz, kick off the performance season and thank all those in the community who support them...

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Dolly Fest in the Old City Weekend

Back by popular demand, Dolly Fest was held in the Old City and contained a weekend’s worth of Dolly-centric activities and entertainment. Attendees were invited to don their finest Dolly attire, and celebrate the iconic actress/singer with art, music, history, food and fun.

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Light The Night Executive Launch

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LSS) hosted its annual Corporate Executive Launch at Cherokee Country Club. Matt Schaefer, President and CEO of East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, hosted over 60 guests for an opportunity to learn more about LLS.

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Knoxville Brewfest

Presenting sponsor Tailgating for a Cause hosted Knoxville Brewfest in and around the amphitheater of the World’s Fair Park. The event featured breweries and brews for an afternoon and evening of sampling fresh beers of all colors, styles and flavors.

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Terrific Transformation: Jeff and Karen Williamson turned a fixer-upper into a functional, beautiful family home

When Jeff and Karen Williamson first saw their home in Sequoyah Hills, Karen immediately loved it. Jeff saw three obstacles: 1) We can’t afford it, 2) Someone’s living there and 3) It’s not for sale. Neither thought the fact that the home would need extensive renovation was an obstacle.

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VIProfile: Joe Thompson

To listen to Joe Thompson, Managing Director for Knoxville and the TriCities for Raymond James, talk about the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest honor for valor, you might assume he is a veteran of military service. But he is not. 

Still Kickin' After 75 Years

Funded in 1947 as a women’s service club, the Akima Club of Knoxville provides volunteer hours and financial support to numerous Knoxville agencies. Members earn “points” for their community service; the financial support comes from Akima Cabaret, a light-hearted, entertaining show held every other year.

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November Issue

Editor's Letter

I’m writing this from where I wish everything could be written. I’m on the top floor balcony of my little rental home away from home overlooking the ocean. I like to escape every October. It’s my time to reset, relax and prepare for the busy holiday (and event) season ahead of us...

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Dogwood Arts Bazillion Blooms Campaign

It’s planting time in Tennessee! Dogwood Arts is on a mission to Keep Knoxville Blooming by selling dogwood trees through their annual Bazillion Blooms program. The trees are disease resistant, April-blooming, and available in either white or pink flowering varieties. Orders can be placed year-round, but trees are distributed in the fall to coincide with optimal planting time for successful growing.

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Knoxville History Project and Front Page Foundation Honor Adolph OCHS

The East Tennessee chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (ETSPJ), University of Tennessee School of Journalism and Electronic Media (UTJEM), Knoxville History Project and Front Page Foundation (FPF) teamed up for two events in downtown Knoxville that are free and open to the public...

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