TN Promise FAFSA Filing Deadline February 1, 2020

~ from tnAchieves The TN Promise Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline is quickly approaching. Saturday, February 1, 2020 is the final day for both TN Promise high school and college students to complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA to retain scholarship eligibility. The FAFSA, a federal application, is the primary financial aid application […]

Helping Children with Loss workshops this weekend

January 17 & 18 Friday:  6:30-9:00 p.m. Saturday:  10:00am-4:00 pm FOR ADULTS ONLY   Grief is normal and natural so why is it so hard to know what to do?  Whether you are a parent, a teacher or otherwise involved with children you will know that sinking feeling when questions are asked about sad and […]

Town Hall East meets tonight

~ from Town Hall East The January Town Hall East neighborhood meeting tonight is a two-part program.  January 13, 7 p.m. The fellowship hall behind Eastminster Presbyterian Church   NATURE – THE CRITTERS AROUND US East business, our guest speaker, Shady Dell Trail resident Nickolus Stahlmann, will talk about the iverse wildlife to be found […]

Registration Now Open for Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians’ 2020 Summer Camp

~from the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians Registration is now open for Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians’ 2020 summer resident camp at Camp Tanasi in Andersonville, TN. Camp Tanasi’s summer camp is focused on teaching girls independence, outdoor skills, and social skills in a safe, fun environment. Campers will try a variety […]

Trey Smith will return to Vols

Trey Smith will return to Vols

~ from UTAD KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee football junior offensive lineman Trey Smith announced on Thursday that he will return to the Volunteers for his senior season during a press conference at the Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio. In an homage to Peyton Manning, who famously returned to Tennessee for his senior season in 1997, […]

Community Development Hosts Meeting to Discuss Consolidated Plan

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods The City of Knoxville Community Development Department is seeking input to help develop its Five-Year Consolidated Plan for program years 2020-2024. Come out on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m., to the John T. O’Connor Center, 611 Winona St., to discuss how the city can best allocate Federal funds […]

Nourish Knoxville’s Winter Farmers’ Market opening this Saturday, January 11, 2020

Nourish Knoxville’s Winter Farmers’ Market opens this Saturday, January 11, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., for its seventh season at Central United Methodist Church, 201 E Third Ave, Knoxville.   Market shoppers will find a wide variety of locally-grown seasonal produce, meats, eggs, breads, pastries, prepared foods, food trucks, handmade crafts, and more. The […]

KCHD’s next Diabetes Management Series starts January 9

Free classes open to the public   The Knox County Health Department’s (KCHD) next Diabetes Management Series takes place Thursdays, January 9, 16, and 23, from 1 to 2 p.m. at KCHD, 140 Dameron Ave. The organization offers the free, three-part series quarterly to help those affected by the disease.   “In this unique class, […]

Fountain City Business and Professional Association’s Annual Business After-hours Networking Event

~from the FCBPA Please join us for the Fountain City Business and Professional Association’s Annual Business After-hours Networking Event Date:  Tuesday, January 21st Time: From 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Where: The Lions Club in Fountain City Cost: *Tickets are $12.50 per person *Tickets can be purchased by registering for this event here or on the […]