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Latest Issue Knox 12 19

12/5/2019

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon Awards Grants

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon officials presented $8,000 in grants to five organizations that support healthy living in East Tennessee. The grants are part of the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon’s Community Contribution Program, now in its sixth year...
11/18/2019

Maryville College: Noble, Grand & True

The threads that run through history – whether it be your own personal history or the history of a storied institution – are seldom continuous. Storylines frazzle, fray or get knotted up, and another picks up. For Maryville College, which is finishing up a year-long bicentennial celebration next month, the thread of inclusive values runs consistent.
11/18/2019

Transformation in Farragut

Scott and Annette Brun’s updated home sits on four acres minutes from Kingston Pike in Farragut. The home, built in 1951, was the first home constructed in the neighborhood.

“It used to be a dairy farm,” said Annette, “so the soil is good. The house wasn’t great, but we wanted flat land. We liked the potential.”

11/18/2019

Dream Dinner

The Dream Dinner was held recently at The Press Room. The event, which included a silent auction and live music, raised funds for Dream Bikes, a non-profit community-based bike shop that works with community organizations to provide employment to area kids and bikes to the community.
11/18/2019

Clayton Award Luncheon

The Knoxville Museum of Art hosted the 22nd annual James L. Clayton Award Luncheon to honor the sustained and exceptional support of Schmid & Rhodes Construction Company and to recognize museum members at the $1,000 Director’s Circle level and above...
11/18/2019

Big Wig Gala

Guests gathered at Relix for the American Advertising Federation Knoxville’s annual awards event--with a “wigs” theme-- spotlighting local Knoxville advertising support community super stars...
11/18/2019

Latest Issue 11 19

11/7/2019

VIProfile: Art Clancy

If you’ve never met Art Clancy, owner of Clancy Custom Woodworking, chances are you’ve seen his work. “We did the Surgery Center at Fort Sanders and the Pigeon Forge Convention Center,” he said. “We did the Lenoir City Convention Center and Utilities Board. We did all the displays at Clancy Optical [owned by brother Steve Clancy] and the bar and tables at Clancy’s Tavern [owned by brother Danny Clancy]. 
11/6/2019

Editor's Letter

As editor of VIP Knoxville, possibly the smallest item on my list of responsibilities is selecting the quote that runs at the top of every month’s calendar. Just in case, you thought those were computer-generated or part of a template: nope, every month I spend a few minutes searching online for quotes about the current month and selecting something I think might resonate with readers...
11/6/2019

Lady Johnson’s hilltop home is surrounded by natural beauty

You might say that Lady Johnson bought a view with house attached.

“I’ve been talking about buying a farm for 18 years,” she said. “I’d looked and didn’t see anything that thrilled me.”

10/8/2019

Latest Issue 10 19

10/3/2019

Chris and Carolyn Boetger's Home Brings the Outside In

Chad and Carolyn Boetger’s decision to build their “forever home” in Holston Hills wasn’t motivated by a desire to leave downtown but by their desire to live on the water.“

 

9/10/2019

VIProfile: Rick Barnes

I love the people,” said Rick Barnes, Head Basketball Coach at the University of Tennessee, when asked what he likes most about Knoxville. “I think there’s a freshness. People here are friendly and real. People love their community and want to see it flourish and grow.”
9/10/2019

Game Day Delights

The football coaches are with the players on game day. Ever wondered how coaches’ wives spend the big day? We asked Casey Pruitt, wife of UT Head Football Coach, Jeremy Pruitt. “I am usually so busy during game days meeting with recruits and their parents that I have very few minutes that I can take in the tailgating atmosphere,” Casey told us.
9/10/2019
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