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100 Women Who Care Quarterly Luncheon

100 Women Who Care is exactly that. Four times a year a group of women gather to hear from three local non-profit organization. Each shares its mission and explain a need.

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The Wesley House invited board members and supporters of the community center to select a theme and host friends of the organization at a Tablescapes luncheon at Rothchild Catering in West Knoxville.

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Vintage Base Ball

Before the Arbiter or, as we would call him today, the Umpire started the vintage base ball (yes, two words) game at Historic Ramsey House, he announced the rules which included no tomfoolery or shenanigans.

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Shakin' Not Stirred

Organizers of the KiMe Fund, an organization founded by Steve Hodges to support Parkinson’s research, shared good news at the 8th annual Shakin’ Not Stirred fundraiser at Jackson Terminal.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Grand Finale Celebration

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Grand Finale was recently held at the Jackson Terminal. Terry Bullman and Jenna Skuza were declared 2018 Man & Woman of the Year.

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Spring Grants Luncheon

Akima Club of Knoxville’s Spring Grants Luncheon is always a special time for club members. At this luncheon, the club presents the grant checks awarded to the non-profit organizations whose proposals have been funded.

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Mid Century Modern Oasis

Empty nesters Mark and Cathy Hill bought their mid-century modern home in Lakemoor Hills in 2003 expecting it to be easier to maintain than the “typical Knox Box” they bought when they moved here from California.

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VIProfile: Phyllis Nichols

Knoxville Area Urban League CEO Phyllis Nichols is passionate about three things: The Urban League, her husband Jim Nichols and being Queen of the Princess Dynasty. Nichols joined the Urban League in 1997 and became its CEO in 1999.

Dad's Day Every Day

As national holidays go, Father’s Day is a relatively new one. It wasn’t until 1972 that President Richard Nixon signed the law that made Father’s Day an official holiday in the U.S. In anticipation of Father’s Day on June 17, we asked some offspring who are following in their father’s footsteps in a family-owned business about what that means to them.

Money Minders

Carissa Dunaway

For over 15 years, Carissa Dunaway has been working in the financial services industry managing and overseeing retirement and health and welfare plans for both the private and public sector as well as Native American Tribal Governments.

People & Places

Johnson Architecture's Heather Overton Earns Pellissippi State Alumni Award

Heather Overton of Johnson Architecture received the Alumni Volunteer Award from Pellissippi State Community College during its annual luncheon in April. Overton serves on the Pellissippi State Board of Trustees, which comprises volunteer representatives from local businesses and community leaders...

June Issue

Editor's Letter

First off, thanks to Britt Cole for capturing this photo of me with our family pet, Fiona. I forgot to put on lipstick—as usual--, and Fiona forgot to look at the camera. My feline colleague and Iare quite a pair.


Dogs, Cats, Parrots and Pigs: Essential Team Members At Local Workplaces

Dogs in laps, dogs on desks, dogs under tables and dogs on the elevator. That’s what you see at Radio Systems Corporation. The company, which is headquartered in Knoxville and is the world’s leading supplier of dog and cat products, has created a dog-friendly corporate climate. 

Upcoming Events


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July 19, 2018

Shakespeare on the Square annually features two of the magnificent plays of Williams Shakespeare, comedies, tragedies, and histories, rotated nightly Thursday to Sunday outdoors on Market Square in the heart of downtown Knoxville. 


July 19, 2018

We offer a kids camp, usually a week long, typically for ages 5-12. We tailor the lessons to multiple ages by working together in whole-group instruction or by splitting up into smaller groups to maximize learning.


July 20, 2018

This great love story by Charlotte Bronte comes to life with music to lift your heart and set your spirit soaring.