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Champagne Tasting with Meg Edwards

Baker Donelson and First Tennessee recently hosted a champagne tasting at Arcadia Peninsula Clubhouse. The event was part of First Tennessee’s Women of Influence series of events.

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Side by Side Auction

Bennett hosted a reception for the Side-By-Side Auction which serves as the main fundraiser for the Community School of the Arts. The Side-By-Side Visual Arts Apprentice Program pairs students from Community School of the Arts with professional artists from the region.

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Show House Preview Party

The Knoxville Symphony League opened its 32nd Designer ShowHouse with an invitation-only Preview Party at the new Regas Square Luxury Condominiums. Four of the units on the sixth floor of the building were open for tours.

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Shakin' Not Stirred

The 9th Annual Shakin’ Not Stirred event was held recently at The Venue at Lenoir City. This fundraiser featured dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing...

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Bridles and Blue Jeans

The 14th annual Bridles & Blue Jeans fundraiser was held at Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR) in Lenoir City. The event featured dinner, drinks and silent and live auctions...

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Rhythm N' Blooms

The 10th Annual Rhythm N’ Blooms Festival, presented by Yee-Haw Brewing Company and produced by Dogwood Arts and Attack Monkey Productions, recently took over Knoxville’s Old City...

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Wild Vine

Zoo Knoxville and Rhizome Productions recently hosted the inaugural Wild Vine, featuring over 70 red, white, rosé and sparkling wines. Samples of craft beer and spirits were also available on this liquid safari throughout the zoo.

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Southern Tequila and Taco Festival

Around 2,000 guests attended the recent Southern Tequila and Taco Festival in Farragut. Attendees sampled tequilas, margaritas, mezcals and beer, enjoyed food from area restaurants serving tacos and other specialty dishes and listened to John Stone and the Trailer Park All Stars.

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State of the City Address

Approximately 700 people gathered recently to hear Mayor Madeline Rogero deliverer her eighth and final State of the City Address at the James White Parkway terminus in South Knoxville, where construction will soon begin on a $10 million Urban Wilderness Gateway Park.

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Summer Reverie: Hope and Mark Ingram's Lakeside Retreat Taps and Creates Memories

Camp Fish Lips looks as though it might have been lifted from a lake in the Adirondacks and placed on its rock bluff overlooking a quiet inlet on Norris Lake. And that’s what Hope and Mark Ingram had in mind.

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VIProfile: Scott Schimmel & Lisa Sorensen

When Scott Schimmel waited on Lisa Sorensen’s table in May 2000, the couple could not have predicted that three years later they would open the first of their Bliss stores in that same space. Lisa and her daughter Victoria Ianopollo were dining at Lula, Mahasti Vafaie’s restaurant at 24 Market Square, a few doors down from The Tomato Head, which she and husband Scott Partin still own.

An Ounce of Prevention

Knoxville does pretty well in rankings of top places to retire, raise a family or enjoy outdoor activities, but the region does not fare so well in health scores. Obesity in children and adults, cardiac and pulmonary diseases and diabetes are problems throughout East Tennessee. The good news is that the region’s health care professionals are stepping up to address these issues with prevention, wellness and early detection programs.

People & Places

Lauren Miller Promoted to Senior VP of Moxley Carmichael

Lauren Miller has been promoted to senior vice president of Moxley Carmichael and will be responsible for strategy, vision and leadership of the firm’s public relations services, including delivery of creative ideas, excellent service and bottom-line impacting results to clients. 

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Summit Medical Group Opens Primary and Urgent Care Practice in South Knoxville

Summit Medical Group of South Knoxville recently opened to provide primary and urgent care to the community. The new location is accepting new patients and provides both primary care and walk-in urgent care services.

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Lambert's Health Care: Deep Roots in the Community

Lambert’s Health Care & Uniforms has deep roots in caring for the East Tennessee community since it first opened its doors in 1956. Generations of families and medical professionals have chosen Lambert’s to find solutions to living safely and independently at home with their advanced medical technology and senior lifestyle products. 

August Issue

Editor's Letter

I should have known better. Seriously, what was I thinking? I’ll blame it on the produce: eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini and peaches. Sometimes food speaks to me, and the message from these lovelies was: Eggplant parmesan, roasted zucchini and peach pie.

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SURVIVOR SOIREE

August 22, 2019

Join us for the inaugural Survivor Soirée as we celebrate the accomplishments of Survivor Fitness Foundation participants and raise awareness of the importance of support for cancer survivors post-treatment.

CASH FOR KIDS' SAKE

August 22, 2019

The seventh annual Cash for Kids’ Sake event serves as a fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee with a reverse raffle and silent auction. 

BLITHE SPIRIT

August 23-September 1, 2019

A skeptical novelist invites an eccentric psychic medium to his placid country home as research for his latest book and is surprised to find that a séance summons the spirit of his long-dead first wife. Now that she is back, she’s not going away and soon poor Charles has more on his hands than he ever bargained for.