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Grooving at the Maple Grove

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn There are few things more relaxing on an early Sunday evening than gathering with friends in a beautiful location, sipping wine, snacking on appetizers and listening to live jazz music. That’s why the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra’s “Jazz and … Continue reading

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Cause for Paws: Animals make any event fun!

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn Despite a last-minute weather cancellation and a change of venue, spirits remained high — and so did the bids in the charity auction — during the annual “Cause for Paws,” a critical fundraiser for Young-Williams Animal Center. The … Continue reading

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UT Coach Josh Heupel and Athletics Director Danny White charm crowd at welcome event as season kicks off

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn Well, football season has started with the team producing a win on the field, thank goodness. We witnessed another win, as well. Both Tennessee Head Football Coach Josh Heupel and Director of Athletics Danny White absolutely charmed a … Continue reading

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Sertoma Center honors Jenny and Randy Boyd with ‘Lifetime of Love Award’ — and a fun party!

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn The folks at the Sertoma Center of Knoxville, which provides opportunities for people with disabilities to achieve their fullest potential, didn’t let a little global pandemic dampen their fundraising party plans! They moved their annual Friendship Dinner, which … Continue reading

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Girl Scout cookies: an important excuse for a party. (And you still can nab some!)

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn The sale of Girl Scout cookies provides 70 percent of the entire budget of the local Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians every year. So, you can imagine what a blow it was when the coronavirus forced the … Continue reading

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Another enchanting ‘Evening Under the Stars’

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn If it’s October, it must be time for one of the most enjoyable fundraisers of the season. “Evening Under the Stars” is a night of great music, great food and great camaraderie. And, as a big bonus, here’s … Continue reading

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Clarence Brown Theatre Gala kicks up its boots!

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn One of the best things about the Clarence Brown Theatre’s annual gala fundraiser is getting to see the great theatrical talent that Knoxville produces. Last year, it was thespian  Dale Dickey who received the Clarence Brown’s Artistic Achievement … Continue reading

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Michelle Henry: ‘She finished well.’

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn We at Moxley Carmichael said goodbye to a special friend and colleague this past weekend. Michelle Henry, who worked with us as a writer for more than 12 years, finally succumbed to the beast that is cancer after … Continue reading

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Opera Ball knocked ’em dead! Here’s why.

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn So, what’s the secret to having a sellout black tie fundraiser? The folks at Knoxville Opera know the answer to that. Here are some things they did right to make the annual Opera Ball — dubbed the Ruby … Continue reading

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Lin Christenberry: ‘She might have been an angel’

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn Even after the ushers had lined the aisles of St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral with folding chairs, the memorial service for Lin Christenberry was standing room only in downtown Knoxville last night. You knew the flowers would be beautiful. … Continue reading

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