Q&A: Carla Lewis, President of the Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition
Published 2/13/2013 at 11:22 a.m. 0 comments
A Maryville resident, Carla Lewis was elected president of the Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition on January 19.
Q&A: Melanie Drouhard, Designer at the Project Runaway Fashion Show and Fund-Raiser
Published 2/6/2013 at 11:25 a.m. 0 comments
Project Runaway is a fashion show and sale to benefit Child & Family Tennessee’s runaway shelter, Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Foundry. Melanie Drouhard is one of the designers who will repurpose two KARM Thrift Store items ...
Q&A: Mark Harmon, Author and Former County Commissioner
Published 1/30/2013 at 12:03 p.m. 0 comments
Former county commissioner and journalism professor Mark Harmon and author Brian Griffin will speak about writing to deal with tragedy at the Knoxville Writers’ Guild’s Feb. 7 meeting. Both men were present when a shooter killed two at the Tennessee ...
Q&A: Wade Orloski, One of 20 “Guys That Give” Participating in a Friends of Literacy Bachelor Auction
Published 1/23/2013 at 10:10 a.m. 0 comments
Wade Orloski is one of 20 “Guys That Give” participating in the Feb. 8 bachelor auction at Rothchild Catering & Conference Center to benefit Friends of Literacy. Public online votes for “Most Eligible Bachelor” close Feb. 1—the winner will be ...
Q&A: Khann Chov, manager at CAC Beardsley Community Farm and organizer of its Snow Day fund-raiser
Published 1/16/2013 at 10:55 a.m. 0 comments
As farm manager at CAC Beardsley Community Farm, Khann Chov is lead organizer of its Snow Day fund-raiser.
Q&A: Trent Steele, president and founder of Smoky Mountain DockDogs
Published 1/9/2013 at 11:59 a.m. 0 comments
Trent Steele is president and founder of Smoky Mountain DockDogs, which kicks off its fourth year with an annual members meeting January 19 and is currently accepting new members.
Q&A: Aubrey Ingham, Cool Sports’ Organizer of the Score a Goal For Kids Tournament
Published 12/19/2012 at 12:01 p.m. 0 comments
Turf sports director at Cool Sports on Watt Road, Aubrey Ingham organized its first Score a Goal For Kids tournament Dec. 22, to benefit East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. They are still accepting individual and team entries
Q&A: Jill Colquitt Fisher, Handmade Holiday Trunk Show Organizer
Published 12/12/2012 at 8:40 a.m. 0 comments
Jill Colquitt Fisher’s Handmade Holiday Trunk Show is back for the first time since 2010; the third and final show is Dec. 13-16 at 14 Market Square, the former Marble Slab Creamery site.
Q&A: Karen Kirst, Author of the Historical Novella 'Smoky Mountain Christmas'
Published 12/5/2012 at 9:52 a.m. 0 comments
An author for Harlequin’s Love Inspired line, Karen Kirst will sign (and sell) copies of The Gift of Family at an open house at Tea at the Gallery (4501 Kingston Pike).
Q&A: Sandy Wells, Conductor Of Sing-Along 'Messiah' Concerts by Clinch Valley Community Chorus & Orchestra
Updated 12/1/2012 at 9:16 a.m. 0 comments
Sandy Wells, director of the Tennessee Valley Ensemble, will conduct three free, sing-along Messiah concerts by the Clinch Valley Community Chorus and Orchestra beginning Dec. 1 at the Norris Methodist Church (62 Ridgeway Rd.).
Q&A: Amanda La Bell, founder of Rebecca Foundation’s Cloth Diaper Closet
Published 11/20/2012 at 9:55 a.m. 0 comments
Amanda La Bell is the founder of the Rebecca Foundation’s Cloth Diaper Closet, which is holding a benefit auction at Crush at 121 West Jackson Ave. on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m., and also an online auction on its Facebook ...
Q&A: Rhonda Thompson, Collecting Coats of All Sizes for People in Need
Published 11/14/2012 at 1:50 p.m. 0 comments
Working with One Warm Coat and A Spark of Kindness, Rhonda Thompson is collecting coats of all sizes for people in need through Nov. 21.
Q&A: Marty Gensheimer, American Red Cross Volunteer Responding to Hurricane Sandy
Published 11/7/2012 at 11:25 a.m. 0 comments
American Red Cross volunteer Marty Gensheimer drove a Knoxville Emergency Relief Vehicle to Manhattan and Long Island Oct. 27, one of the first 15 units providing disaster relief from superstorm Sandy.
Q&A: Susan D. Espiritu, Principal of Pond Gap Elementary and a 2012 National Distinguished Principal
Published 10/31/2012 at 11:19 a.m. 0 comments
Principal of Pond Gap Elementary, Susan D. Espiritu was honored in Washington D.C. on Oct. 19 as one of 60 2012 National Distinguished Principals named by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Q&A: Dorothy Foltz-Gray, author of 'With and Without Her: A Memoir of Being and Losing a Twin'
Published 10/22/2012 at 4:48 p.m. 0 comments
A longtime Knoxville resident who moved to Asheville in 2011, Dorothy Foltz-Gray published a memoir, With and Without Her: A Memoir of Being and Losing a Twin in October and will read from it at Union Ave Books Sunday, Oct. ...