Q&A: Jentry Jones and Henry Gertsen, Team Leaders for the L&N STEMpunks
Published 11/20/2013 at 11:31 a.m. 0 comments
Jones and Gertsen are team leaders for the L&N STEMpunks, the L&N STEM Academy’s FIRST Robotics team, which is holding a “bring your own” tailgate Nov. 23 before the UT-Vanderbilt game as a fund-raiser to restore the iconic L&N sign ...
Q&A: Travis Daniel Wilson, Founding Member of the Coalition Against Mandatory Meal Plans at the University of Tennessee
Published 11/13/2013 at 12:18 p.m. 0 comments
A sophomore, Travis Daniel Wilson is a founding member of the Coalition Against Mandatory Meal Plans at the University of Tennessee. The group includes UTK Campus Disability Advocates, UTK Amnesty International, UTK Fencing Club, Eco-Vols, UTK College Democrats, UTK Students ...
Q&A: M.D. Kirkpatrick, Creator of Whirly Gigs
Published 11/6/2013 at 10:46 a.m. 0 comments
M.D. Kirkpatrick’s show and sale, “Whirly Gigs,” will be on display through the holidays at Pioneer House.
Q&A: Bryan Stooksbury, Competitor in the 6th Annual World Championship of 'Big Buck HD'
Updated 10/31/2013 at 2:09 p.m. 0 comments
Bryan Stooksbury ranked first among online qualifiers for the 6th annual World Championship of 'Big Buck HD,' a high-definition bar and arcade game. He’ll head for Chicago with fourth-seeded Ben Perkins Nov. 8 and 9 to try to win $15,000.
Q&A: Samma and Greg Highland, Entrepreneurs Behind the Gluten-Free Food Service RootDiet
Published 10/23/2013 at 1:36 p.m. 0 comments
Samma, a nutritionist and dietitian, and Greg, a long-time restaurateur, recently opened RootDiet, a meal delivery service that provides gluten-free and allergen-free meals to Knoxville-area residents. They make the meals from farm-grown, in-season ingredients.
Q&A: John Innes, Designer of the Cherokee Forest “Adventure Map”
Published 10/16/2013 at 10:59 a.m. 0 comments
Owner of GoodPoint Inc., known locally for its User Friendly Maps division, John Innes recently released the Cherokee Forest “Adventure Map,” which shows the entire forest and 50 of its top destinations. (He is also the man behind the awesome ...
Q&A: David Moon, Investment Manager, Business Columnist, and Author of 'Thoughts Are Things'
Published 10/9/2013 at 11:46 a.m. 0 comments
An investment manager and business columnist for the News Sentinel, David Moon recently released Thoughts Are Things, a collection of daily devotionals for children and their families.
Q&A: Brianna Rader, Co-Organizer of UT’s Sex Week Fall Preview
Published 10/2/2013 at 12:19 p.m. 0 comments
Brianna Rader and Jacob Clark are the co-chairs and founders of SEAT (Sexual Empowerment & Awareness at Tennessee), organizing the Sex Week at University of Tennessee last spring that controversially had its school funding removed at the 11th hour. The ...
Q&A: Mala Jani and Gayatri Mahadevan, Partners in the Nritya Masala Dance School
Published 9/25/2013 at 12:30 p.m. 0 comments
Partners in the Nritya Masala dance school, Mala Jani and Gayatri Mahadevan teach Bollywood dance classes for adults and kids at Broadway Academy of Performing Arts (Tuesdays) and Revolution Dance (Saturdays).
Q&A: Emily Wheeler, Pastry Chair for the 34th Annual GreekFest
Published 9/18/2013 at 11:35 a.m. 0 comments
Emily Wheeler is the pastry chair for the 34th Annual GreekFest at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church. The event runs September 20-22 at 4070 Kingston Pike.
Q&A: Allison Armstrong, Organizer of Sprint for the Prints
Published 9/11/2013 at 10:38 a.m. 0 comments
Allison Armstrong organized Sprint for the Prints, a 5K fund-raiser for the University of Tennessee College of Nursing Student Nurses’ Association Precious Prints Project, which provides a fingerprint silver charm to families who lose a child at East Tennessee Children’s ...
Q&A: Kelly S. Absher, Co-Organizer of Pints for Prevention Beerfest
Published 9/4/2013 at 11:17 a.m. 0 comments
I think cancer is a subject that no one really wants to discuss because of the devastation it has caused so many families. Early detection is very helpful in increasing survival rates. It is hard to reach men about the ...
Q&A: Lisa Kurtz, A Potter Who WIll Open a Retrospective Show Benefitting Alzheimer's Tennessee, Honoring her Mother, at the District Gallery
Published 8/28/2013 at 1:58 p.m. 0 comments
My mom’s disease has progressed to the point that she is not able to attend this show. I believe that she would be thrilled to know that the show was in her honor. She would be very proud.
Q&A: Billie Cantwell, President of the Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society
Published 8/21/2013 at 9:58 a.m. 0 comments
The 2013-14 president of the Knoxville chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society, Billie Cantwell is passionate about birding, which she says is now the fastest-growing hobby in the country. In addition to its birding trips and hikes, work days at ...
Q&A: April Montgomery, Organizer for the Dog Days of Summer Fashion Show
Published 8/14/2013 at 10:11 a.m. 0 comments
Owner of the boutique Suzani Styles, April Montgomery originated the idea for the Dog Days of Summer fashion show, an adoption benefit for the co-host, Young-Williams Animal Center, at the Bill Lyons Pavilion on Market Square Thursday, Aug. 22 at ...