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Editor's Letter

I can’t believe it’s been two years since the publishers of this brand new publication, VIP Knoxville, reached out and asked if I’d like to be involved.

I was happy raising funds and awareness for Positively Living, a non profit organization I loved, an organization that created a position for me, welcomed me and supported me. Could I walk away from them?

With blessings from everyone there, especially CEO Steve Jenkins, who gave me a hug and wished me well because that’s just the kind of guy he is, I signed on for this incredible journey.

My heart is in the non-profit world and having the opportunity to shine a light on the good work done by so many in our community was an opportunity I could not refuse.

I knew this magazine was a winner. And, wow, it has exceeded expectations. You love us--and, believe me, we love you.

Our pages of event photos, our monthly profile, our home feature, our tips on where to shop and what to do have proven to be as popular as I thought they’d be. So, can you help me out?

As someone who has planned a ton of events in this town, I know there’s a lot to decide. But, all you event organizers, as soon as you have an event, a date, a time and a venue, that’s all we need to know. We’ll figure out the other stuff later. Contact me directly at

If you’re having a party--especially for a good cause--we want to be there and support you.


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