Tag Archives: Shirley Elder

UT Gardens Gala: over-the-top food on a fun Friday

We go to a heck of a lot of events every year and sometimes they all kind of blend together. Very few stand out. But the UT Gardens Gala does. I’m not sure why, but there’s just something different about … Continue reading

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Symphony Ball: In a League of its own

You don’t normally expect to see a bagpiper and cloggers at the elegant Knoxville Symphony Ball at Cherokee Country Club, but since the theme this year was “A Tennessee Christmas,” it seemed appropriate. The ball every year is the signature … Continue reading

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A hopeful gathering to kick cancer’s butt

Michelle Henry took the microphone at the American Cancer Society’s recent Hope Gala at Cherokee Country Club and told about an exasperating visit her family once made to Six Flags Over Georgia in Atlanta. The place was packed and lines … Continue reading

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