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JUNE 11 Sporting Global

Judy Irmen

FC Barcelona to host inaugural soccer camp in Knoxville.

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Dentistry

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COTT GALLIAN, MD, MBA, and U.S. Air Force veteran, co-owner of Gallian Medical Group in nearby Hardin Valley, offers his patients a level compassionate caring, full-service primary care that you might have thought no longer existed today.

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ushers in summer with hot, humid days and with promises of vacations and summertime fun in the sun and on the lake. East Tennessee has a variety of local events that you can enjoy without having to travel any great distance. There are also summer activities Photo by D. Roberts Photography taking place not only downtown, but around the Greater Knoxville area, so check our June Calendar of Events for details. Also, don’t forget your own backyard for summertime fun with friends and family. This month we are pleased to highlight Gallian Medical Group and introduce you to Scott Gallian, MD, MBA, and U.S. Air Force veteran, and his wife, Lauren Gallian, FNP-BC. Their practice is in nearby Hardin Valley, and they offer a fresh and totally new approach

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to patient care in an unrushed environment. Discover how this new level of personalized healthcare can benefit you and your family. June is also set aside to honor dads and all they do for their families. Let your dad know just how much he is appreciated. It can be with a gift, a family fun day, or just a phone call to let him know he is loved. My dad holds a special place in my life, and though he is now gone, he is sorely missed. I think of him each time I see a father enjoying family time or an elderly man who is still active with his daily routine. Cherish the time you do have with your father and make his day, as well as every day, a special one. All of us at Everything Knoxville wish all dads a very Happy Father’s Day. Everyone enjoy the start of the summer season.

Judy Irmen

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DVANCES IN MEDICAL SCIENCE in the United States have dramatically enhanced life expectancies from 54.1 years in 1918 to 78.6 years in 2017. However, the financial costs of sustaining and enhancing these revolutionary advances have taken their toll on both hospitals and medical providers. Rural hospital closings are expected to increase, as are the number of hospital consolidations. In fact, it is estimated that only 50% of our current health system will remain in the next decade. Add to that that only one-third of physicians today remain in private practice, and it’s easy to understand why patients who once placed an immense value on their relationships with their physicians feel that their medical care is driven primarily by the providers’ bottom line rather than their real medical needs. But a growing number of private practice medical providers are pushing back against this managed care trend that so closely resembles the socialized medical models we see in Europe and elsewhere today.

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Launched by husband and wife team, Scott Gallian, MD, MBA, and U.S. Air Force veteran, and Lauren Gallian, FNP-BC, Gallian Medical Group in nearby Hardin Valley offers a fresh and totally new approach to providing caring and compassionate, fullservice primary care to their patients, unlike the current trend that our healthcare system has embarked on. Complete with in-house diagnostic lab, EKG and X-ray services, Gallian Medical Group offers their patients a level of medical excellence not often found in many clinics today. What patients appreciate the most about Gallian Medical Group is a level of compassionate caring that they remember from the past and is difficult to find today. Gone are the “bus station-like” waiting room experiences and “steeple chase-like” visits with your healthcare provider. What remains is a husband and wife team and a group of experienced and dedicated medical professionals who are totally committed to your individual healthcare needs in a caring, compassionate, and unrushed environment. We trust that you are going to enjoy this month’s issue of Everything Knoxville, where we are excited to feature Scott and Lauren. Rediscover an entirely new level of personalized healthcare that you might have thought no longer existed today. EK: Tell our readers a little bit about your medical training and backgrounds. Scott: I graduated medical school from LSU and have an MBA from The University of Tennessee. I was a hospitalist for seven years and have been doing outpatient medicine since 2014. Lauren: I went to nursing school at the University of Alabama-Birmingham and received my master’s in nursing from Vanderbilt University. I was an ICU nurse for many years before working as a nurse practitioner, which I began in 2012. EK: It would appear that your past combined experience in area hospitals and clinics was the basis for the creation of Gallian Medical Group. Describe those experiences.

Scott: In the outpatient setting, we felt as if our employers were dictating care, not the patient. In the hospital, we were able to take whatever time we needed to solve a problem. We wanted to put the focus back on the patient and give them ample time to help treat their problems and not lock them into a 15-minute box. EK: What medical services does Gallian Medical Group provide? Lauren: We provide evidence-based primary care for patients age 12 and up. We have our own lab and X-ray machine. We also perform EKGs and spirometry services. We’re open Monday through Friday from 7 am to 6 pm to accommodate as many patients as possible EK: How do your patients react to your unrushed approach to medicine, where you actively engage them in conversation while listening carefully to their concerns? Scott: They thoroughly enjoy it. When I ask a new patient why they are switching doctors, I usually hear, “I felt rushed” or “I don’t feel I was listened to.” We want to work with the patient to achieve their goals and take the time with them that’s necessary to make sure we’re all on the same page. EK: Because you are free from any corporate control, how do you feel your patients benefit? Lauren: Choice. If they need a service we can’t provide, then they are free to go wherever they like. They can choose any specialist, any hospital, any other ancillary service they want – not just the ones under a certain corporate umbrella. EK: Your personal philosophy that patients are loyal to their healthcare providers and not the corporations that control them is a breath of fresh air in today’s healthcare and business marketplaces. What has been the response from your patients? Scott: They love it. They want a provider they can stay with for life, not someone that will move on after the provider’s contract expires or if the corporate employer makes decisions affecting the doctor-patient relationship. Patients want their provider, not a replacement or substitute. We plan on being here for many years to come.

EK: Unlike other area healthcare providers that experience high staff turnover, your team has been with you for a number of years. How important is this to your patients? Lauren: Extremely important. Our staff is a big reason for our success. We feel the patients’ relationship with our staff is as important as the patients’ relationship with us. Our staff is like family to us. EK: What is a typical patient wait time? Scott: Most of the time less than 15 minutes. Rarely more than 30 minutes. EK: You appear to attract a great many Medicare patients. Why is that? Lauren: Medicare patients are a special population. They generally have more healthcare needs and have higher expectations than other groups of patients. They usually are more in tune with their health than a younger person and more self-educated about their health. We want them to know we’re here to meet their expectations and provide the quality care they deserve. EK: What other types of insurance do you accept? Scott: Almost all commercial insurances, Medicare, and Medicare Advantage plans. We don’t discriminate based on a patient’s insurance status. EK: How can people learn more about Gallian Medical Group? Lauren: Our website is www.gallianmedical. com. We also encourage people to visit our Facebook page. EK: In closing, is there anything else you would like to add? Scott: We want your readers to know that there are plenty of excellent doctors and nurse practitioners here in Knoxville. We also want them to know that we will go the extra mile to ensure they have a truly wonderful healthcare experience.

Gallian Medical Group 10744 Hardin Valley Road Knoxville, TN 37932 865.383.7223 www.gallianmedical.com

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Festival on the 4th 4 to 10 pm at World’s Fair Park

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HE FESTIVAL on the 4th delivers a wide variety of family fun, including entertainment, activities, and treats at the City of Knoxville’s 4th of July celebration at World’s Fair Park. The free festival begins at 4 pm and ends at approximately 10 pm at the conclusion of the fireworks display. This event is rain or shine. Throughout the day, festival goers will be treated to good music, good food, good fun, and good times on the Festival and

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Performance lawns of World’s Fair Park. From 4 to 8 pm, Regal’s Kids Zone is sure to please kids of all ages with fun activities by The Home Depot and Lego building with Bricks for Kids. Join us at 4 pm with some live music on the Festival Lawn. The musical finale will be performed, starting at 8 pm, by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. They will present the 34th Annual FREE Pilot Flying J Independence Day Concert on the World’s Fair Park’s

Performance Lawn. This is a FREE concert – no ticket required! Fireworks start at 9:42 pm. Free parking is available at the World’s Fair and Blackstock Parking Lots, 11th Street, Locust Street, Walnut Street, State Street, and Market Square Garages. ADA parking is available at the Fort Kid Parking Lot. No pets, alcohol, or personal tents/tent canopies allowed. For more information, call the Knoxville Office of Special Events at 865-215-4248.


East Tennessee Historical Society to Offer Junior Historian Summer Camp

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HILDREN AGES 9-13 are invited to join the East Tennessee Historical Society for a week-long adventure into the past! Junior Historian camp will provide campers a sneak-peek into Knoxville museums and the city’s history. Each day features a field trip, tour, or hands-on activity to bring that history to life in the very spots where it took place! Campers will create a map of Knoxville to help them plot the group’s journey through time and to a number of awesome historic sites. The Junior Historian Camp will take place June 25-29 from 9 am to 1 pm at the East Tennessee History Center, located at 601 S. Gay Street in Knoxville. Drinks and snacks will be provided for campers. The

cost is $80 for the public or $70 for ETHS members. Space is limited, and reservations are required. To register or for questions, call 865-215-8875 or email education@ eastTNhistory.org. About ETHS Established in 1834, the East Tennessee Historical Society is one of the most active history organizations in the state and enjoys a national reputation for excellence in programming, teacher and student education, and exhibitions. For 184 years, the East Tennessee Historical Society has been helping East Tennesseans hold on to our unique heritage – recording the events, collecting the artifacts, and saving the stories that comprise the history we all share.

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FC Barcelona to Host Inaugural Soccer Camp in Knoxville

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FC Barcelona partnered with Sporting Global to bring this exclusive opportunity for players to experience La Masia in their hometown. The FC Barcelona camps work with their own unique model based on the Barca methodology from the youth teams right up until the first team, with a creative and attacking style of play and an indispensable transmission of values: Respect, humility, effort, ambition, and teamwork, with proven success that that has produced world renowned players such as Messi, Iniesta, Xavi, and Piqué. Official coaches from FC Barcelona will travel to the U.S. to conduct the training sessions in Knoxville, enriching this exclusive opportunity. The Technical Director and the coaches will work hands on with the camp attendees to teach the same technical drills used in the unique Barca style. A coach from FC Barcelona will be running specific training sessions for goalkeepers. The one-of-a-kind world-class FC Barcelona program currently has an international presence reaching all five of the world’s continents, with more than 40,000 participants spreading across 40 countries. Sporting Global will host camps across the U.S., including Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, Knoxville, Oklahoma City, Santa Barbara, Tulsa, and Ventura County. It is anticipated that more than 200 players will attend the Knoxville camp. For more information regarding the camps and to register, visit www.fcbarcelona.us. For information about Sporting Global, visit www.sportingglobal.net.

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HERE’S SOMETHING for everyone in the 20th Annual Summer Movie Magic lineup! Moviegoers will travel back in time and see these classics as they should be: In a historic theater surrounded by other movie-lovers, enjoying some popcorn and a cold drink. Come experience some of your favorite classics on the big screen! Prior to each screening, hear the Mighty Wurlitzer organ fill the auditorium with magnificent music. Tickets are available at the Tennessee Theatre box office, Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 865-684-1200. The ticket price is $9 for adults and $7 for children under 12 and seniors 65 and over. A subscription to all six films is $45 for adults and $36 for children and seniors. “Summer Movie Magic is a 20-year tradition at the Tennessee Theatre, paying homage to the theater’s history and legacy as a grand movie palace,” said Becky Hancock, the Theatre’s Executive Director. “From opening day in 1928 and virtually every year since, the Tennessee’s movie screen has featured Hollywood’s most beloved films and created special memories for movie-goers of all ages. I invite you to join us for Summer Movie Magic and make your own memories that will last a lifetime.” The complete 2018 Summer Movie Magic Series is as follows:

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Vertigo » Friday, June 15, at 8 pm » Sunday, June 17, at 2 pm The film stars James Stewart as former police detective John “Scottie” Ferguson. Scottie is forced into early retirement because an incident in the line of duty has caused him to develop acrophobia (an extreme fear of heights) and vertigo (a false sense of rotational movement). Grease » Friday, June 29, at 8 pm » Sunday, July 1, at 2 pm Go back to high school with Pink Lady (Olivia Newton-John) and leader of the bad-boy T-Birds, Danny (John Travolta), for a rockin’ and rollin’ good time. Come sing along! Treasure of Sierra Madre » Friday, July 20, at 8 pm » Sunday, July 22, at 2 pm The classic tale of the elusive search for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains by a trio of ill-matched prospectors that meet in Tampico, Mexico. The Sandlot » Friday, July 27, at 8 pm » Sunday, July 29, at 2 pm In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.

When Harry Met Sally » Friday, August 10, at 8 pm » Sunday, August 12, at 2 pm Harry and Sally meet when she gives him a ride to New York after they both graduate from the University of Chicago. The film jumps through their lives as they both search for love, but fail, bumping into each other time and time again. Mrs. Doubtfire » Friday, August 24, at 8 pm » Sunday, August 26, at 2 pm After a bitter divorce, a father disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife. For more information on Summer Movie Magic, visit www.tennesseetheatre.com. About the Tennessee Theatre Located in the heart of downtown Knoxville, the Tennessee Theatre opened in 1928 as a movie palace. The Tennessee Theatre is the Official State Theatre of Tennessee and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Tennessee Theatre is the region’s leading performing arts venue with advanced technology, staging, and lighting that draws top entertainment to the Knoxville area. The Historic Tennessee Theatre Foundation is a non-profit organization with the mission of preserving, maintaining, and operating the Theatre for the benefit and enjoyment for all Tennessee residents and visitors.


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marketplace, you will often hear the phrase “location, location, location,” which emphasizes the significant role that location represents in the resale of your existing home. While important, your home’s location is just one of the many components that must be considered when developing a winning marketing strategy. Well-thought out marketing strategies greatly enhance your potential for success and replace what often has passed for marketing in the past, namely a for sale sign in the front yard. A well-thought out marketing strategy that is carefully implemented can often result in selling your home faster and for the highest price possible when compared

to the for sale sign method. I typically have a sit-down strategy session with the sellers where we discuss their expectations, the unique features and characteristics of their home, market valuations, schools, shopping, essential city services, etc. Based on this information, we carefully develop a strategy to target a variety of communication and advertising platforms designed to reach prospective buyers. In preparation for marketing your home, we recommend enhancements to its interior and exterior, take professional photos, including overhead drone photography, prepare sales sheets for each home, and then custom design signage for your home. Your home is unique, and your marketing

strategy should be as unique as your home. That is why I am engaged every step of the way. From staging and photography to custom sign design, market strategy development, and negotiations, I will do everything in my power to sell your home in as little time as possible, and at the highest possible price. There are no guarantees in life, but by taking a professional approach to marketing your home from the start, your potential for success is greatly enhanced.

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FOR SALE | Delightful Contemporary in Prime Farragut Location This move-in ready offers a 2-story floor plan with spacious living areas. Features include open kitchen and dining area as well as the living room with vaulted ceilings. Relaxing screened-in porch and a quiet back deck to enjoy the wooded area. Enjoy fall mountain views from top of wooded lot in the large gazebo. New roof in 2011, extra storage, mins to Farragut schools, Turkey Creek, Ft. Loudon Lake and Farragut Parks. MLS#1042433 521 Annandale Rd, Knoxville, TN 37934

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HILE MOST RETIREES worry about stock market downturns, an even bigger financial threat is an unexpected health event that Medicare doesn’t cover. The average cost of home health care and assisted living is more than $40,000/year and a full-skilled care facility is more than $70,000/year. This retirement planning decision is truly a family one – if you don’t make plans to cover these costs, the burden falls to your adult children, who are trying to save for their own retirement and their kids’ education. That is not a scenario anyone wishes for their children! Several options exist to pay for home health and long-term care costs: 1. Self-insure and rely on family members Pros: If you never need long-term care, you haven’t spent money on unnecessary premiums. Cons: A couple’s funds can be depleted providing care for the first spouse, leaving the second spouse with few options. Additionally, the psychological and physical toll on the caregiving spouse is significant. 2. Let my money run out and rely on the government Pros: Minimal cost. Cons: Medicaid requires you to be impoverished and gives you little control over the facility in which you will live. It does not cover home health or assisted living. 3. Use traditional long-term care insurance Pros: Annual premiums provide insurance benefits for a variety of home health, assisted living, and skilled facilities. Cons: Premiums do increase over time, and it has the “use it or lose it” stigma of paying for something you may never use. 4. Asset-based long-term care insurance Pros: This is, by far, my favorite option. It allows you to reposition a portion of your savings into a type of life policy that provides a multiplied amount of your investment, tax-free, if you need long-term care. And there is no “use it or lose it” – your investment simply turns into an inheritance for your heirs, or you can even cancel the policy and request your money back. Cons: Need to have the necessary investment minimum of $35,000 already saved, though a 10-year payment plan is available. There is even insurance available for people who already need long-term care and are afraid they will run out of money. As a financial planner, my job is to protect my clients’ financial lives. Get started today – call my office to schedule a complimentary conversation. Your family will thank you. Marsh Wealth Management, LLC 1341 Branton Blvd, Suite 105 Knoxville, TN 37922 865.622.2162 www.marshwealth.com erin@marshpros.com

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Tennessee Valley Players Presents

“Into the Woods” June 8-10, 15-17 & 21-24 • Carousel Theatre

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HE TENNESSEE VALLEY PLAYERS proudly present

“Into the Woods.” James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family, and the choices we make. This musical is presented “in the round” at the Carousel Theatre next to the Clarence Brown Theatre on the University of Tennessee campus. Performances are on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3 pm. Admission is $20 ($10 for children 12 and under). Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office starting one hour prior to each show.

For more information, call 865-203-2673 or visit www.tennesseevalleyplayers.org.

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Mushrooms: Gentle on the Planet, Healthy on the Plate

Marinated Mushroom Bowls with Lentils and Wild Rice This meal-in-a-bowl is full of bright flavors and delicious textures. A mix of crimini mushrooms are marinated in an Asian-inspired dressing and paired with hearty grains and lentils alongside crunchy vegetables. Ingredients: Mushrooms » 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil » 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar » 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce » 2 teaspoon dark sesame oil » 1 teaspoon sesame seeds » 8 ounces crimini mushrooms, thinly sliced A R T I C L E C O U R T E SY O F B P T

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ANT TO START making more earth-friendly food choices in the kitchen? Start with mushrooms, a healthy food that requires minimal natural resources to produce. According to a 2017 study titled “The Mushroom Sustainability Story,” mushroom production requires relatively low water, energy, and land space. Growing one pound of mushrooms involves using only 1.8 gallons of water and 1.0 kilowatt hours of energy and generates only 0.7 pounds of CO2-equivalent emissions. And since mushrooms are grown on vertically stacked beds, it’s possible to grow up to one million pounds of mushrooms per acre annually. Mushrooms’ environmental footprint is just one reason to add them to your shopping list. They are full of health benefits, including B vitamins, copper, potassium, and riboflavin. They are also low in calories, fat-free, cholesterol-free, gluten-free, and low in sodium. “There’s no doubt that mushrooms are having a moment – they are popping up on food trends lists across the nation, and for good reason,” said Jehangir Mehta, celebrity chef and owner of Graffiti Earth Restaurant and “New York City’s Most Sustainable Chef,” according to Michelin. “The deliciousness of mushrooms coupled with its nutritious and gentle footprint on the environment attributes itself as a sustainable winner.” If you want a simple, easy and healthy way to be more earth-friendly in your kitchen, make mushrooms a part of your favorite dishes.

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Bowls » 2 cups thinly sliced purple cabbage » 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice » Pinch of salt » 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce » 2 cups cooked French lentils » 1 cup cooked wild rice » Garnishes: Chopped cilantro, sliced green onions, black sesame seed, lime wedges Directions: 1. To marinate the mushrooms, whisk together the olive oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, and chili oil in a shallow bowl. Stir in the green onion, cilantro, and sesame seeds. Add the mushrooms and gently toss in the marinade. Cover and let rest for 30 minutes. 2. Place the cabbage in a bowl and toss with the lime juice and pinch of salt. Set aside. 3. Stir in 1 teaspoon of soy sauce each to the lentils and the wild rice. 4. To serve, arrange an equal amount of mushrooms, cabbage, lentils, wild rice, and cucumbers in each bowl. Drizzle with any remaining marinade and garnish with cilantro, green onions, and black sesame seeds. Serve with lime wedges. Enjoy room temperature or cold. Makes 4 servings.


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F THE ONLY THING standing between you and regular dental care is insurance, Heritage Family Dentistry has the perfect solution. Called Heritage Family Membership Club, uninsured patients can take advantage of savings on a variety of services offered by Heritage Family Dentistry. For a low monthly fee of only $27 and a one-time $50 lifetime activation fee, adults and children can save on professional dental cleanings, doctor exams, required x-rays, emergency exam, fluoride treatment for children 12 and younger, and 15% off all other treatments. (Some exclusions may apply.) Heritage Family Dentistry even offers a special membership program for those requiring active periodontal maintenance due to prior treatment of periodontal (gum) disease. “Because we value your loyalty, we’ve launched our very own membership club for our patients without dental insurance,” said Dr. Jonathan Bradshaw. “This membership club simplifies payment for preventable dental care while offering savings on many of the other services we offer.” Po s t p o n i n g r e g u l a r d e n t a l c a r e can be detrimental not only to good dental health, but also your overall health as well. Untreated, a variety of dental diseases that go undetected and

untreated can result in both lengthy and expensive treatments later on. And if you think you might be able to detect a dental abnormality yourself, you might be surprised to learn that many diseases, including serious infections that can erode your jawbone, resulting in permanent loss of your natural teeth, often produce no symptoms until serious bone loss has occurred. Why put off regular dental care any longer? Call Heritage Family Dentistry

today at 865-816-9211 to learn more about their membership club and how it can save you and your family money. You can also become a member online by visiting www.hfdsmiles.com. It’s time to show off your smile!

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Ijams Nature Center and Central Cinema Present 2018 Movies Under the Stars

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RAB YOUR BLANKETS and lawn chairs – it’s time for the 2018 Movies Under the Stars presented by Ijams Nature Center and Central Cinema! The five-month series features beloved fantasy films and horror flicks. This annual tradition brings thousands of people to the nature center to enjoy outdoor screenings of beloved movies, food trucks, a beer garden, and more. Events kick off Saturday, June 2, with E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (PG), Stephen S p i e l b e rg ’s b e l ove d s c i e n c e f i c t i o n blockbuster about a boy who helps his new alien friend find his way home. Saturday, July 14, marks the return of Terror in the Woods, an evening of chills, thrills, and a haunted trail from FrightWorks. Co-presented by the Knoxville Horror Film Fest, this event boasts a double feature of Cabin Fever (R), the tale of a group of friends who develop a mysterious skin virus while out in the woods, and

Severance (R), a comedy horror film about co-workers who fight for their lives in a remote mountain forest. Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s high fantasy adventure film, The Dark Crystal (PG), shows on Saturday, August 18. With groundbreaking animatronics, this 1982 classic holds a special place in the hearts of fans. Another Spielberg classic, Hook (PG), screens on Saturday, September 1. Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman lead this fantasy adventure film that finds Peter Pan living as a corporate lawyer in London with no memory of his amazing childhood. When Captain Hook kidnaps Peter’s children, he returns to Neverland to save them. The series concludes on Friday, October 5, with Stephen King ’s Pet Sematary (R), the frightening tale of a burial ground with the power to revive the dead. This event is co-presented with the Knoxville Horror Film Fest. Doors open at 6 pm, and movies start

at dark. Coolers and outside alcohol are prohibited. Tickets are $8 per person for regular movies, $15 per person for Terror in the Woods, and $25 for a family four-pack of tickets (regular movies only). Summer Movies Passes are $35 per person and include entrance to all five movie nights. The deadline to purchase Summer Movies Passes is June 2. For more information, visit www.Ijams.org. Ijams Nature Center is a non-profit, 315acre educational nature center for all ages, abilities, and walks of life. Located just three miles from downtown Knoxville, Ijams offers hundreds of education programs annually and features 12 miles of hiking and mixed-use trails, a public access river dock, swimming, boating, biking, and more. The Ijams grounds and trails are open every day from 8 am until dusk. The Visitor Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.

Fruits of the Backyard Field Day June 19 Educational Information for Growing Delicious Backyard Produce

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and prepare your own produce? What about your own honey ? These topics and more will be covered at Fruits of the Backyard, a University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture event for homeowners and producers alike who want to learn in a fun environment. Scheduled for June 19 at the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, this event promises to give you the information you need to make your backyard even more delicious. The field day features three topic-specific breakout sessions with UT Extension specialists. Carol Reese, Extension area specialist, will discuss bee keeping and harvesting your own honey; Natalie Bumgarner, Extension plant sciences expert, will give an in-depth talk on peppers in preparation for summer gardens; and David Lockwood, Extension fruit and nut crops specialist, will give an overview of site selection and preparation must-dos. Attendees will get many opportunities throughout the day to ask questions and Photo courtesy of UTIA

hear solutions that are specific to their site and situation from area farmers, and any

unanswered questions can be addressed at the closing panel, which will include each of the UT Extension specialists presenting. Beginning at 8:30 am and concluding at 1 pm CDT, this event is free and open to the public. The Fruits of the Backyard Field Day also features educational displays from UTIA, UT Extension, and one very exciting display from Spring Hill High School students and instructor Gwynne Evans. A trade show will feature exhibitors from Middle Tennessee. Plant and pest diagnostics, as well as soil testing, will be available throughout the day from trade show exhibitors. The Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center is located at 1000 Main Entrance Drive in Spring Hill, Tennessee, on Highway 31 North. The site is about 20 minutes south of Nashville, accessible from exit 53 from Interstate 65. Registration is not required, but anyone planning to attend with special needs or questions may contact Kevin Thompson, MTREC Director, at 931486-2129. For more information, visit www. middle.tennessee.edu. June 2018 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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Cute and Colorful Accessories for Summer Entertaining

The Town Framery & Gifts Annual Sidewalk Sale July 20th & 21st 10 am to 4 pm THE TOWN FRAMERY

12814 Kingston Pike ~ Farragut ~ 671-6627 M-F: 10-6 ~ Sat: 10-4 www.thetownframery.com Located one block west of Renaissance Center/Farragut

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& Gifts annual clearance event is coming! Mark your calendar now for this once a year opportunity for incredible savings on the fabulous merchandise from this quaint shop. This year’s offerings include stems, stoneware, wall décor, and so much more at a minimum markdown of 50% and up to 75% off original price. What can you find at the sale? First quality pieces, to broken sets, to as-is products, including: » Wa l l d é c o r from painted wood squares to metal butterflies! » Florals for all occasions, along with baskets and vases! » Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas accents! » Everyday home décor, candlestick holders, trays, and gift items! » And did you say you needed some napkins? Lots and lots of styles to choose from! » The final closeout of in-stock Arthur Court serving pieces! Inside the store, you will find super buys on scarves (50% off ), along with first markdowns on a variety of everyday accessories. All sales are final on sale merchandise. Also in store are the latest and greatest gift items, including beach wine glasses, Jack Daniels fudge, Dancing Winds jewelry, and Rosy Rings candles. Be sure to check out all the new garden accents from stakes to statuary! New products arrive almost weekly, so there is always something new to see! Think big… shop small!

The Town Framery & Gifts 12814 Kingston Pike Farragut, TN 37934 865.671.6627 www.thetownframery.com


Announcing the 2018-2019 Season of Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre Season Subscriptions on Sale Now!

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is thrilled to announce the 2018-2019 Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre season. The complete lineup is as follows: » Rodgers + Hammerstein’s The King and I December 7-9, 2018 » Les Misérables January 2-6, 2019 » Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella February 1-3, 2019 » Something Rotten! March 1-3, 2019 » Jersey Boys May 3-5, 2019 » Finding Neverland June 14-16, 2019 Subscription packages for the season are on sale now! A new package offering Sunday matinee performances has been added

this year. Four different package options are available with four, five, and six show options. Subscription benefits include reduced service fees compared to single ticket purchases, first notification of next year’s season, opportunity to purchase additional tickets to individual performances before the public, and free same-show ticket exchanges. To renew a current subscription or to purchase a new subscription, call the Tennessee Theatre box office at 865-6841200, extension 2, or visit the box office in person on Clinch Avenue. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. You can also purchase them online at www.tennesseetheatre.com. Spotlight Club Make the most of your Broadway experience! Package A (Friday night) subscribers are invited to join the Spotlight Club. Club members enjoy a pre-show dinner in the balcony, refreshments during intermission without waiting in line at the bar, and a champagne reception with members of the cast and crew after the show. Spotlight Club can be enjoyed for every show in the subscription package or purchased a la carte. A portion of the club fee is a tax-deductible donation to the Historic Tennessee Theatre Foundation. To learn more or to join, visit www.tennesseetheatre. com or call Lila Honaker at 865-684-1200, extension 146.

The 22nd Annual Biltmore Concert Series Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Night Ranger are set to kick off the 22nd annual Biltmore Concert Series. Concerts are staged on the South Terrace of Biltmore House, with breathtaking twilight views of Mount Pisgah and the Blue Ridge Mountains. All shows start at 7:30 pm. Tickets may be purchased at www.biltmore. com/concerts, by calling 866-336-1255, or in person at Biltmore’s Reservation and Ticketing Sales Center, located at 1 Lodge Street in Asheville, NC. Performers and dates are subject to change. August 2: Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Night Ranger These enduring arena rock legends are known for classics such as “Proud Mary,” “Fortunate Son,” “I Put a Spell on You,” “Sister Christian,” and “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me.” August 3: Jay Leno Television Academy Hall of Fame inductee and multi-Emmy Award-winning talk show host and stand-up comedian, Jay Leno, is one of America’s favorite entertainers. Leno dominated late night television for more than two decades as host of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” August 9: for KING & COUNTRY and Lauren Daigle Known for such hits as “Priceless” and “Run Wild,” for KING Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award, and being named & COUNTRY is a Grammy Award-winning Christian duo. Also Texas State Musician. appearing is Grammy-nominated, Billboard Music Award-winning August 16: The Temptations and the Four Tops artist, Lauren Daigle, who has garnered acclaim with her hit singles R&B specialists The Temptations and the Four Tops hit the South “O Lord” and “First.”                                                                                                                        Terrace              stage for performances of their classics “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too August 11: An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band Proud to Beg,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” “Baby I Need Your Loving,” Texas-based Lyle Lovett fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, and “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch).”  gospel, and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down For more information, call 877-BILTMORE or visit www.biltmore. barriers. His accolades include four Grammy Awards, the Americana com. June 2018 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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Summertime Experience a Fun Time At Sweetwater Flower Shop & Upstairs at The Mansion Restaurant • Women's Apparel • Scarves • Jewelry • Handbags • Women's Accessories • Home Decor • Florals • Gifts • Fresh Flowers • Upstairs at The Mansion Restaurant

Sweetwater Flower Shop

118 W. North Street • Sweetwater, TN 37874 423-337-6623

DOGWOOD ARTS REGIONAL

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HE DOGWOOD ARTS Regional Art Exhibition returns to showcase work from leading progressive and emerging artists from a seven stage region. The exhibition will encompass fine art of all styles and genres, with 28 selections made by juror, Leigh Suggs, who currently is the curator at LIGHT Art + Design in Richmond, Virginia. Suggs received her BFA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2003 and her MFA from the Virginia Commonwealth University in Craft and Material Studies in 2015. Gaining recognition throughout the area, her work has been shown in multiple group exhibitions across North Carolina and in Richmond. She has been awarded several grants and honors, including the North Carolina Fellowship Award, a city of Richmond CultureWorks Grant, and a residency at the Quirk Hotel & Gallery in Richmond. Dogwood Arts is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to promote and celebrate our region’s art, culture, and natural beauty.

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with close friends and family members this summer at Sweetwater Flower Shop and Upstairs at The Mansion Restaurant, the perfect combination to make this summertime a memorable one and where you will discover just about everything you’ll need for your home, yourself, or your loved ones. Sweetwater Flower Shop, located in historic downtown Sweetwater, offers everything from fresh flowers and florals to home décor items and collectibles to help you magically transform your home to reflect the transition from spring both inside and out. They are also becoming a favorite shopping venue for area fashionistas who have discovered their wide selection of women’s designer-inspired apparel, jewelry, handbags, scarves, and more. Also, no summertime fun time would be complete without a visit to Upstairs at The Mansion Restaurant, located upstairs at Sweetwater Flower Shop. Experience the elegance and grace of the old south while enjoying many southern favorites and a wide selection of other popular items sure to please the palate. Upstairs at The Mansion Restaurant is also available for a variety of special events, including graduations, anniversaries, birthdays, weddings – you name it. So take a break from your gardening and other summer projects and head on over to Sweetwater Flower Shop and Upstairs at The Mansion Restaurant in historic downtown Sweetwater to enjoy a summertime of fun-filled memories with good friends and loved ones.

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D A Y , which is celebrated on Sunday, June 17, this year, will be here before we know it. I would like to personally invite you to visit us at Gallery on Main for that forever gift that Dad will cherish and remember for many years to come. Located in historic downtown Sweetwater, Gallery on Main has a wide variety of gifts for you to discover that you just cannot find in the “big box” stores. Consider a fine hand-crafted writing instrument created by area artisans that can be used and enjoyed by your father every day and that becomes a legacy gift to be shared with future generations. Or maybe Dad would enjoy a hand-crafted, rustic end-table created from white oak with cedar branch legs to rest his remotes and favorite beverage in his “man cave.” We also feature prints of popular vintage car grills, reminiscent of Dad’s teenage years, which can be framed and beautifully displayed in his special area of your home. While you are visiting Gallery on Main, come early and be sure to enjoy a custom brewed coffee (hot, iced, or frozen) at our new “Cup Runneth Over” and “Sweet Shop,” which are also located in historic downtown Sweetwater. Or enjoy a lunch to remember at one of our wonderful downtown restaurants. Also, be sure to visit Main Street Marketplace, a special event hosted by the City of Sweetwater. Visit the city’s Facebook page for a list of dates, times, and vendors who will be participating each weekend. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Gallery on Main

109 Morris Street Sweetwater, TN 37874 423.337.7400

David Blaine June 21 • 8 pm | Tennessee Theatre

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OR MORE than a decade, David Blaine has been attracting the attention of the world, including the world’s leading scientists, with his high-profile physical endurance stunts. Starting his career as a street magician who appeared to do the impossible with a deck of cards, he was soon following in the footsteps of Houdini – seeking out that which seems physically impossible and doing it for real. To that end, he’s been buried alive for a week, survived on nothing but water for 44 days, stood atop a 100-foot-tall pillar with no safety net for 36 hours, and barely survived being encased inside a six-ton block of ice for three days and three nights. In 2008, he smashed the world record by holding his breath underwater for an unbelievable 17 minutes and four seconds.

For more information, visit www.tennesseetheatre.com. June 2018 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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Main Street Marketplace

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Marketplace opened on March 17th and is funded by the City of Sweetwater in an effort to continue their historic downtown revitalization efforts. Combining Sweetwater’s rich history of both agriculture and textiles, the Main Street Marketplace hosts a variety of area entrepreneurs providing fresh produce, nursery and plant vendors, as well as artisan crafters. Also, several retail pop-up shops provide everything from home décor to boutique clothing and handbags. Of course Main Street Marketplace wouldn’t be complete without our popular food vendors featuring homemade ice cream, cakes and treats, shaved ice, BBQ, brick oven pizza made on-site, and hot dogs. Even Knoxville’s favorite Ham N Goody’s has booked a monthly date. It looks as if all of our combined community efforts are paying off, as 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for retail businesses and restaurants in Sweetwater. Not only did a new Rural King store recently open on Main Street, but Sweetwater will be welcoming a new Huddle House in early June. Last month we featured an article in Everything Knoxville on the new businesses that opened in our historic downtown through the State

of Tennessee’s Main Street Entrepreneurs Grant, including the Cup Runneth Over Coffeehouse, Sweet Station Bakery, Vittorino’s Italian Cucina Restaurant, and Her Majesty Boutique and Reign Couture. Historic downtown Sweetwater has begun celebrating “First Fridays” each month with extended hours, special sales and discounts, and live music at the gazebo. This is the perfect opportunity to visit your favorite Sweetwater cornerstones, including The Lily Pad Boutique and Hunter’s Café, as well as many of the new shops and dining options that are available. For a totally unique shopping and dining adventure, Sweetwater is your retail and dining destination.

Main Street Marketplace

105 S. Main Street Sweetwater, TN 37874 423.337.6979 www.sweetwatertn.net www.facebook.com/shoplocalatmsm


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Our Customers Say It Best. “Awesome company that works fast, and easy to get ahold of. Highly recommend.” — Daryl DeCosta Fountain City Finance Company

A loving and heartfelt thank you again for your support and, most of all, your friendship!

The Lily Pad Boutique 209 N. Main Street Sweetwater, TN 37874 423.337.5537 www.sweetwaterlilypad.com Mon-Sat: 10am-5:30pm

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Recycle Your Old Vases with Random Acts of Flowers

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recycles and repurposes flowers by engaging dedicated volunteer teams to deliver beautiful bouquets and moments of kindness to individuals in healthcare facilities. RAF actively solicits vase donations to support our mission. Donating your unused vases is an easy way to support our mission. Practically everyone has unused vases in their garage or tucked away in kitchen cabinets. What may be trash or clutter to you is actually one person served in the eyes of RAF! FAQs Do the vases have to be a certain type, size, color, etc.? While RAF will accept any vase if brought to our warehouse, we have determined the best size for our mission is under nine inches in height, with an opening of no more than four inches in diameter. Coffee cups and small baskets also work well within our mission. RAF volunteers love unusual vases of all shapes and colors! How can I get vases to you? RAF relies on volunteer support to carry out our mission. We encourage any group or company to drop off their vases at our

warehouse, located at 3500 Workman Road, Suite 101B, in Knoxville. Do the vases need to be washed? We always appreciate receiving clean vases when possible. However, RAF can enlist volunteers to wash them. What is the best way to transport them? Cardboard boxes work very well. You may also wish to wrap them in newspaper or tissue for safer transport, although we have discovered most vases are very sturdy! Any additional information? Make an even bigger impact by dropping $1 in each vase. Or use a vase as a piggy

Matthew Dixson Receives Award at First Farragut UMC

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DIXSON, a senior at Christian Academy of Knoxville, was recognized on May 6 for his contributions to the FISH ministry at First Farragut UMC. Matthew developed a software program to help map routes for volunteers who deliver food to Knox County neighbors in need. A student at Christian Academy of Knoxville, Matthew approached the FISH Ministry Team at First Farragut in October 2016 about partnering on his CAK Senior Capstone Project. Every senior at Christian Academy is required to complete a CAPSTONE Project that builds on the student’s passion. Matthew’s passion is computer programming. He offered to help develop a software program to map routes for FISH drivers. During the next 18 months, Matthew worked with the FISH Team to design a software program to capture all the information drivers need to make deliveries and create a report specific to each driver. He tailored

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the report to include special requests for non-food items and needs. He linked all that information to an export file so volunteers can send data to Second Harvest and other funding organizations. He created a map linked to GPS that showed the best route for each driver’s deliveries. First Farragut UMC is a member of the West Knox FISH Pantry, the only delivery pantry in Knox County. First Farragut partners with 17 churches in Knox County to stock this pantry and deliver groceries to families in need who have no transportation. The FISH ministry has been active almost 50 years in Knox County. Member churches take phone calls and deliver groceries once a month. In April 2018, using Matthew’s software, the First Farragut FISH Team delivered to 44 households. The team was able to provide each driver with a delivery report and a GPS map showing the most efficient delivery route. Matthew will be attending UT this fall in the computer science program.

bank and collect loose change in it for a few weeks leading up to your vase donation. We depend solely on private donations. Every dollar, every penny, helps us serve the ill and elderly in our community! Since Random Acts of Flowers was founded in 2008, more than 340,000 vases have been recycled nationwide. In Knoxville, RAF has recycled more than 102,000 vases. If you have questions or want to learn more about Random Acts of Flowers, call 865-633-9082, email info@rafknoxville.org, or visit www.RAFKnoxville.org.

Random Acts of Flowers improves the emotional health and well-being of individuals in healthcare facilities b y d e l i v e r i n g re c y cl e d f l o w e rs , encouragement, and personal moments of kindness.

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Wedding and Graduation Season is Upon Us!

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H INTERIORS & Gifts is the perfect destination for unique gifts for newlyweds and graduates, as well as anyone who deserves a special “congratulations” for an accomplishment or “thank you” for a job well done or act of kindness. We carry a large selection of Mud Pie items, which make delightful gifts by adding laughter and joy to both celebrations and everyday moments. Brides and grooms will cherish these Vintage Silverplate Wedding Cake Knife & Server Set and Mr. & Mrs. Wedding Plate and Fork Set on their big day. We recently added a new Coffee & Espresso Bar, and you are invited to come in and perk up with a fresh brew, shot of espresso, and our witty mugs, spoons, and accessories. W it h a l l t he s e s p e c i a l occasions, express your sentiments and support a great cause with our line of Legacy greeting cards. We proudly carry the BUY A CARD FEED A CHILD line, which are high-quality, full-color cards with matching envelopes for only $2.99, with the family-owned company donating a portion of profits to hunger relief organizations. Moving into a new home or ready to make a change t o you r ex i s t i n g déc or? During the month of June, we will be offering our final markdowns of more than 50% OFF of our custom-made hutches, farmhouse tables, a r moi res , s t ool s , d i n i n g chairs, bookcases, and lamps! We also have a new Clearance Corner, where you can enjoy 25%, 50%, or 75% OFF seasonal items. Our team is ready with friend ly a nd persona l SAVE THE DATE! ser vice to assist in sele c t i n g t he per fe c t piece or accents for your home. When you visit, be sure to keep an eye out for the #CHBEE – the first customer to spot him every day gets 20% off their entire purchase! CH Interiors & Gifts

12556 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37934 865.288.7887 www.chinteriorsandgifts.com

JUNE 16 • NOON TO 8 PM | WORLD’S FAIR PARK

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HIS YEAR the 6th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival celebrates the creation of the “Buffalo Wing,” which has become a national food icon. Invented in 1964 at the world famous Anchor Bar by Teresa Bellisimo, the popularity of the chicken wing has made it America’s number one appetizer. Last year alone more than 20 billion wings were consumed by Americans, 1.25 billion on Super Bowl weekend alone. The Big Kahuna Wing Festival has become one of the best culinary events in the region. Last year the festival drew more than 8,000 attendees who enjoyed more than 100 different sauces from 40 different teams representing restaurants, cooking teams, businesses, and The University of Tennessee Culinary Institute. Attendees and visitors come from all across the region – all for the love of the “Buffalo Wing” and to raise money for charity.

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recognizable – and most downloaded – songs of all time is Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’." Co-written by then-lead singer, Steve Perry, and keyboardist, Jonathan Cain, the song has become the anthem of generations and is considered a staple of the soundtrack of teens of the ’80s. Jonathan Cain took time out of his incredibly busy schedule to talk with me about his justreleased autobiography, “Don’t Stop Believin’,” as well as what fans can expect at Journey’s stop with Def Leppard at Thompson-Boling Arena on June 6th. I spoke with him by phone at his Florida home just before he headed out to church with his wife of three years, Reverend Paula White. With more than seven years spent working on his book, I asked him how he felt about the finished product. “It’s been quite a journey, no pun intended. It really has been a journey. I learned a lot. I must’ve re-wrote this book 10 times. But really, getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame changed my whole focus. From the lens of that, it was easy to look back and see how to tell the story. I think that really needed to happen before the book could come together the way it came.” When asked what he hoped people would take away from the book when they finished it, he said: “I hope it gives them a sense of confidence. They get hope. You have to continue to walk, because you may have a good season and make a million dollars. That doesn’t mean anything. This seeking – you can always be better. I feel that there’s

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always a way to improve. I kept looking and searching for ways I could get better and be more effective. “Eventually I learned how to tell my own story, which took a lot of work. Just because you can write a song doesn’t mean you’re cut out to be a writer. I learned where my voice was. I learned a lot about grammar. It was like going back to school again really. “But all that just goes to when I wanted to write songs, I focused in on that early on. I realized I wasn’t going to be a virtuoso. But I think in the end, it’s confidence, perseverance – it takes work to get somewhere. Just because you think you got somewhere doesn’t mean that’s the end result, as my father said. It’s just a stepping stone. That was his big line: ‘It’s only a stepping stone.’ I’d say, ‘Dad, how far do I have to go to prove it to you?’ and he’d say, ‘I’ll tell you when you get it.’ “When Journey came along, he looked at me and said, ‘That’s what I said. That’s what I meant. That’s what I mean.’ Pretty cool, Dad. That’s why I dedicate the book to him. “Also, I hope all the young fathers out there take note and pay attention to the gifts your child has the way my dad did and lift them up in those areas they’re excelling in and recognize it. Give them confidence that it’s possible.” Jonathan makes it crystal clear in the book that his dad was his biggest influencer and encourager. I asked him how he thought his dad would feel about the book. “It is a legacy of our family, of the generations that he was part of. He brought me to the fiddle with my grandfather, and it

turns out that my great grandfather played the violin. My uncles played. So that legacy that he shared is well represented in the book. I’m only a part of him, so I think he would be very happy with it.” Since we last spoke, Jonathan’s spiritual walk seems to be much more prominent and devout. I asked him what would he like fans to know about that walk. “I want people to know you are worth it. I want fans to know this isn’t about religion. God isn’t about religion. It’s about the light and the hope and the love. He’s not an angry God. He’s not a judging God. He’s a good God. You can always return. So my point is that it’s never too late to return. He’s always there for you. He’s been there in the background. I tell people it’s like He pays for the suite that you’re in; He makes sure you have room service; He makes sure your room’s clean; and you just thank Him. He pays all the bills.” Knoxville will be showing Jonathan and the band that it won’t stop believin’ in the band on June 6th. “Don’t Stop Believin’” is available online and at your favorite place to buy books. You can read the extended version of this interview at www.boomerocity.com. Randy’s first interview was at the tender age of 13 with none other than Col. Tom Parker. Thirty-six years later he founded the webzine, Boomerocity.com, and has conducted close to 200 interviews with some of the most interesting people in music.


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UT Gardens’ Plant of the Month: ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ S U B M I T T E D B Y A L I C E K I M B R E L L , H O R T I C U LT U R I S T W I T H T H E U T G A R D E N S , K N OX V I L L E

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staking, or excessive watering, not to mention the plant is deer resistant. Also, it comes in nearly every color you can think of, including white, yellow, orange, red, and purple – sometimes all on one plant! Like other coneflowers, ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ requires full sun for the best and biggest prolific blooms. It is drought tolerant, especially after the first year, and it grows well in a variety of soils. It is also resistant to rain and wind damage, refusing to topple over in most storms in contrast to traditional Echinacea. ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ plants are somewhat bushy

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The New Old Wood: Using Reclaimed Wood in Your Home Jenny Blalock

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unique characteristics of older homes  that I feel set them apart from today’s newer homes. In my opinion, the intricate architectural details on display in many old homes are far superior to those found in most homes built today. However, if I had to name one trait that distinguishes older homes from homes built today, it would have to be their character. For me, character is felt rather than observed. When I walk in the front door of a home, the walls and flooring either emit character or they’re just standard framing with a few finish materials added to enhance their appearance. Recreate old home character with reclaimed wood Is it possible to add character to a home? Yes, it can be done with a generous infusion of reclaimed wood. Whether reclaimed from old barns, homes, or factories, reclaimed wood has decades and sometimes centuries of history etched into its beautiful grains and even visible on its surface at times. Due to the growing demand for reclaimed wood used not only in the custom homes I build, but from other builders and homeowners alike, I recently launched a new enterprise called Plantation Reclaimed, which specializes in the reclamation of decades and occasionally century old wood, which can not only add warmth to any room in your home, but also infuses a space with a sense of history and charm that new materials lack. You may be surprised at all the places you can incorporate reclaimed wood into your home. The reclaimed wood from Plantation Reclaimed can be used for flooring, interior trim, beams, doors, wall treatments, or pretty much anywhere in a home where you might consider using wood. If you’re concerned about protecting the environment, using reclaimed wood is the ultimate in recycling. You’re reusing material from trees that were cut down ages ago and saving it from ending up in the burn pile or landfill. There’s a reclaimed wood for just about any application Whether you’re looking for an elegant floor or an accent wall, there’s a reclaimed wood from Plantation Reclaimed that’s just right for your application. If you want wood that practically

oozes character, choose reclaimed material that still displays the nail holes from its previous incarnation. Barn doors are also popping up all over the place. Their rustic simplicity can be incorporated into any design preference and living space. Unlike hinged doors, these sliding ones require and take up very little space. The doors are easily mounted on special hardware. Reclaimed wood just might be able to

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East Tennessee’s 2018 Endangered 8

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Preservation Alliance (ETPA) presents a list of eight endangered heritage sites in the region. The goal of the list is to draw attention to these threatened heritage assets and encourage property owners and communities to develop preservation strategies for saving them. The 2018 Endangered 8 The Henderson Chapel African AME Zion Church in Rutledge was first constructed in 1890 from the logs of Grainger County’s Henderson Chapel first courthouse. It is the oldest African American congregation and church building in the county. The Chapel was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. Regular services ended in 2001 and maintenance issues are beginning to mount. There is concern that the site might be a candidate for redevelopment and the building would be lost. The Bowman House, originally located on the Little Tennessee River and now on Tellico Lake, was built in 1828 by George Bowman, a German immigrant. Mr. Bowman is thought to be the first white man to build among the Indians. The Federal style home is typical of Tennessee country homes of that era and features a limestone base quarried from Morganton, brick made on site, and beautiful curved-brick corbeling under the eaves. The property is listed on t h e Na t i o n a l Register of Historic Places Davis Creek Church and is a featured property in Loudon County history books. In 2017, this property was listed for sale. The Davis Creek Primitive Baptist Church has been holding services since 1797. It is believed to be the oldest Primitive Baptist Church still holding services in Tennessee. Located in the Speedwell community, the current church building dates to 1880. The structure has been facing much needed repairs and would like to apply for National Register designation. The Blaine area is home to three properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places: Richland, built by Revolutionary War veteran Captain Thomas Jarnagin; Poplar Hill, a rare example in East Tennessee of the Gothic Revival style built in 1830; and Shield’s Station, established around 1790 and 42

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a rare example in East Tennessee of the New England Saltbox post and beam structure. While the individual properties are currently well-maintained, the Grainger County Historic Society and ETPA are concerned about recent blasting at a quarry operation within this 1.2 mile area of historic buildings. This year the c. 1974 Noah Jarnagin Cabin was nominated to be included with the Blaine properties. The cabin is located about six miles further east across the street from another proposed limestone quarry. The New Salem Baptist Church was built in 1886 by Isaac Dockery, noted African American builder, and is Sevierville’s oldest surviving building, Sevier County’s oldest brick church building, and the only historic African American church in the county. The Gothic-revival church served the thriving African American community until the 1950s, when the last services were held by the original congregation. The church was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. Sweetwater Military College was established in 1874 and was later named Tennessee Military Institute (TMI) in 1902. The 144acre campus includes 10 buildings, with the main and most iconic building dating back to 1909. In 1988, TMI closed and was sold to Meiji Gakuin University, which operated a Japanese high school called Tennessee Meiji Gakuin (TMG). The high school was first of its kind in the U.S. and served Japanese students whose parents and guardians were living in the America. In 2007, the school was permanently closed. The Stonecipher-Kelly House was built around 1814 by the first permanent white settlers in that area as part of a Revolutionary War land-grant. In 1814, Ezra B. Stonecipher constructed an unusually large, two-story log home adjacent to an area known today as Frozen Head State Park. The saddlebag style is unusual for the region, and the house retains most of its original, character-defining, architectural features. In February 2013, the house and property were added to Frozen Head State Park. In most rural areas, small one-room or two-room schoolhouses were built to serve the immediate community. No longer in use, many small rural schools were neglected and left to deteriorate. While property

owners and local historians know the locations of these schools, many in the public are unaware. In July 2017, local news coverage brought attention to Pleasant Grove School in Jefferson County. It was “found” again after being concealed by vegetation. While little background information is available for some of these rural schools, ETPA hopes to change that by developing an inventory of rural one- and two-room schools in our 16-county region. By knowing which schools remain and the threats they face, we can better promote their reuse and rehabilitation. Two properties were removed from the Endangered 8 list during 2017. One is the Old Jefferson City Hall, which was built in 1868 by John Roper Branner, one of Jefferson City’s most influential citizens, about the same time as his nearby home known as the Historic Glenmore Mansion. Much of the building had sat empty for a number of years, but a new owner has developed a plan to save the building and its future is much brighter. The second property is the c. 1893 Oliver Springs Southern Railroad Depot. In 2017, Senator Ken Yager received an East Tennessee Preservation Award for advocating for financial appropriations for restoration of the Oliver Springs Depot. Since then, lead paint has been removed, the original dormers reconstructed, and a new roof installed. ETPA encourages local preservationists to work with their legislators on funding for preservation projects. To learn more about the East Tennessee Endangered 8, visit www.knoxheritage.org/ ETPA.

The East Tennessee Preservation Alliance works to preserve the structures and places with historic or cultural significance in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union counties. ETPA partners with Knox Heritage to serve as the regional arm for preservation activities in these 16 counties.


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ET READY to let the great outdoors in! The sun is getting stronger, and the days are getting longer, and with it will come the endless ways available to your family to have fun right in your own backyard. Are you really enjoying your outdoor spaces to their full potential? In most parts of the country, if your outdoor space doesn’t include retractable screen solutions, then the answer is most likely no. Here’s why. Homeowners across the country are making significant investments creating outdoor “rooms” such as porches and lanais with kitchens complete with large, permanently-installed grills, refrigerators and work areas, luxurious fireplaces, decorative lighting, and even artwork specially designed to be weather-proof. However, the hot afternoon sun and biting insects often prevent homeowners from enjoying their new outdoor living spaces. Retractable screens provide the perfect solution to this common problem by combining indoor and outdoor spaces and promoting the outdoor living experience. Phantom Screens from Screens of East Tennessee not only provide much needed shade, but also allow family and friends to enjoy the out-of-doors during hot summer days, extending the time spent on patios in areas where there are lots of annoying bugs that come out in the evenings. Large, motorized screens are a perfect example of how to blend function with comfort. These screens can be recessed into the beams or walls of a home, thereby staying truly hidden when fully retracted. The best part about using retractable screens is that these screening solutions don’t diminish your home’s views or aesthetics, as the screens are in place only when needed. For the ultimate in elegance, many of the retractable screen solutions can be blended into virtually any architectural style. Increasing in popularity are the different custom color and wood grain finishes that are available which help to seamlessly blend the screens into existing interior or exterior color schemes. The screens can also be programmed to come down and retract with sun and wind sensors and be connected to your home’s automation system to have the screens come down at a specific time of day when extra shade or insect protection are needed. For more information about all of your retractable screen options, and to discover how to combine your home’s indoor and outdoor living spaces, visit www.phantomscreens.com. Screens of East Tennessee 865.919.1615 www.tennesseescreens.com www.phantomscreens.com

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Outdoor Fun With No Bugs!

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AYTON’S TREATMENT strategies can make your yard an enjoyable place to relax and not worry about getting bitten, stung, or just plain annoyed! Mosquitoes: Truly enjoy your yard during these summer months without getting bitten by irritating, disease-carrying mosquitoes! Dayton’s Mosquito Control Management Program uses a treatment process that kills biting mosquitoes and prevents many mosquito eggs from becoming biting adults. Mosquito breeding sites lurk about everywhere, so Dayton’s thorough approach includes treating mosquito resting areas, landscaping, vegetation, trees, shrubs, and breeding sites like standing water, ponds, and waterscapes. This treatment will not harm your garden, pets, fish, frogs, etc. Carpenter Bees: These pests often return to the same area you saw them the previous year. Unseen to you, they have built chambers inside wood for laying eggs, some extending to as long as 10 feet! Dayton’s treats the source of carpenter bees. If you simply fill up the holes, they’ll just drill new holes a few inches away! Ants: Ants tramping through your kitchen in long lines? The key to getting rid of ants is to treat where they’re coming from, which is often outside, usually underground, and sometimes hard to find. Wasps/Yellow Jackets: No one likes getting stung, so let Dayton’s take the risk to destroy the nests, NOT YOU! New customers will receive 1) $25 OFF the initial service for Dayton’s Mosquito Control Management Program with a contract through October and 2) $25 OFF one treatment for warm weather pests with an annual pest agreement. Other services include monthly/quarterly/one-time pest control services, convenient quarterly perimeter pest control, pest control for ladybugs/bedbugs/other pests, fungicide/moldicide treatments, VA/FHA inspections, CleanSpace® Crawl Space Encapsulation System, and radon testing/mitigation. Dayton’s Pest Control

ADULT SWIM ON THE GREEN June 12 at 6 pm | World’s Fair Park Performance Lawn

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RIGHTEN UP your summer with Adult Swim on the Green, the traveling road show bringing fans a unique pop-up outdoor screening event and more. Fans will experience a fun-filled evening and enjoy the tour’s new features, including a beer and wine garden, all-new games, and activities such as the GEICO® Gecko pond, where players can test their luck and get rewarded with Adult Swim freebies. Local vendors will also be part of the tour, and guests can get their hands on exclusive Adult Swim merchandise not sold in stores or online. Adult Swim on the Green will be followed by a free promotional screening of “Things You May Have Never Seen,” where we’ll take a look at what’s on the horizon. We’re showing unaired Adult Swim episodes, never-before-seen pilots, specials, and a load of other Williams Street favorites – all shown on the massive custom LED wall under the stars.   Admission is free for guests 18+. Entry is confirmed with the purchase of a concessions voucher (good towards 1 popcorn + soda). Attendees can also upgrade their experience with the On the Green Package, which includes unlimited popcorn, exclusive giveaways, and a lawn chair to enjoy during the screening.

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Space-Saving Murphy Beds Awake to the Possibilities

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U R P H Y B E D S have long been a solution for condos and other homes where floor space is a premium. Today many homeowners of larger homes are also opting for a Murphy Bed to make a room multi-functional. William L. Murphy invented the Murphy Bed in the early 1900s. He wanted to hide the bed in his cramped one-room apartment so he could have more space to entertain. He experimented with a folding bed, eventually receiving a patent. These beds have been helping homeowners save space for more than 100 years! Tailored Living of Knoxville, the area’s whole-home organization experts, designs and installs Murphy Beds to meet each individual customer’s needs and style. Investing in a Murphy Bed can: » Create More Space – Most families live in all their space, so a dedicated guest room is not always practical. If you’re short on space but need an extra bed, a Murphy Bed is the perfect solution. It provides flex-space for any home. You can use the room as a bedroom at night and a playroom, home office, or living room at other times. You won’t lose any space, and guests will have a very

comfortable place to sleep. » Increase Home Value – If you decide to rent or sell your home, maximizing space is an important feature for people. A Murphy Bed allows you the ability to maximize a home’s space, and it will also increase the value of the house. » Be Designed for Any Space – Designs depend on your needs and budget. Tailored Living design experts thoughtfully design each bed to seamlessly integrate into your space, proving you don’t have to compromise style when space is limited. A Murphy Bed can be elaborate or basic. Many designs include desks on one side so the room can also be a home office by day. Or the bed can be bordered by a bookcase, side cabinets, or pull-out drawers to give you extra storage. Most of all, it takes up very little space when closed, approximately 16” deep. Murphy Beds come in twin, full, queen, or king sizes to accommodate any space constraints. » Fit Any Décor – From a dark wood-grain to a solid gray finish, choose the look you want that fits your style. Also, there are also custom LED light options to ensure there is enough lighting when the bed is in use. If you want the flex-space a Murphy Bed

provides, give Tailored Living of Knoxville a call for a free consultation using their 3D design software. Let Tailored Living help you recreate your current space!

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INTER IS A DISTANT memory,

and we’ll need to wait an entire year to enjoy next spring’s dogwood blossoms. Remember those precious few weeks during April and May when we opened up our windows to allow those mild spring breezes to freshen up our homes? Well, all too quickly the temperatures have risen, our windows are once again closed, and the air conditioners are turned back on. One challenge many of us experience during these periods of time when our homes are “buttoned up” is that dust and allergens are trapped inside. Every time your home’s HVAC system cycles these trapped contaminants are redistributed throughout your entire home, as is evident by the dust on your furniture. And no amount of dusting seems to alleviate the sneezing and coughing experienced by many of our two- or four-legged family members resulting from these trapped contaminants. While there is no way to totally eliminate dust and allergens in your home, there are steps you can take to significantly reduce these airborne contaminants. One sure fire way is to remove dust and allergens from your home’s carpeting and Oriental rugs. While vacuuming helps, your vacuum only removes a small portion of the accumulated contaminants that are trapped deep in the fibers of your carpets and rugs. At Superior Carpet & Rug Cleaning, a West Knoxville based company with 33 years of experience, we offer homeowners two proven solutions to dust and allergens. For your home’s wall-to-wall carpeting and upholstery, we offer a deep cleaning and extraction process that thoroughly cleans your carpets and furniture using only specially treated water from our truck-mounted cleaning plant that assures a level of clean that leaves our competition in the dust. And for your home’s Oriental rugs, we offer our proprietary 11-step rug washing process at our state-of-the-art rug washing boutique that achieves a level of cleaning that is simply not achievable using any other system. Call us today, and discover for yourself a Superior Carpet & Rug Cleaning level of clean - a level of clean that is nothing to sneeze at. You are also invited to view our proprietary Oriental rug washing system online at www.superiorofknoxville.com.

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is not only a great place to save up to 90% off the original prices on top brand name furniture, home décor items, art, and Oriental rugs, but it’s also a great way to repurpose household items that you may no longer have a need for. Many of us, whether the result of a recent move, downsizing, remodeling, redecorating, updating, or new empty nesters, have accumulated items that we may no longer need that can easily be turned into cash by consigning them for resale. Premiere Consignment, conveniently located in Tellico Village, is your premier choice for reselling furnishings, home décor and art items, and Oriental rugs that you may no longer use. “Tellico Village is an ideal location for Premiere Consignment,” said co-owner Aaron Hunt. “We receive most of our consigned merchandise from Tellico Village and other nearby upscale lake and golf f ro nt c o m m u n i t i e s, including Rarity Bay; therefore, we are able to offer our customers a great selection of quality, brand name items at incredible savings.” What is as equally important is the opportunity that Premiere Consignment offers its consignors. “We offer consignors three unique opportunities to resell their consigned items,” said Aaron. “By combining our in-store showroom, significant eBay presence, and on-site estate sales, our clients have the best of all worlds and the greatest opportunity to resell their consigned items. Our retail store offers retail customers the same opportunity to browse through our existing inventory of furniture, décor, art, and rugs that exists in conventional furniture showrooms but at a significant savings. Also, our eBay store opens up an even greater chance for success. And our on-site estate sales are growing in popularity as well, representing a huge opportunity for homeowners who might find it inconvenient to transport their household items to our retail showroom.” Three stores in one, Premiere Consignment offers both buyers and sellers a totally unique opportunity to sell pre-owned items and for buyers to purchase these same items at considerable savings. To learn more, call 865-458-9721 or visit www.premiereconsignment.com.

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Take Full Advantage of Your Great American Backyard!

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HILE FAMILIES are busy moving events outdoors for

the summer, the professionals at Undercover Systems are ready to help you enjoy unlimited out-of-door events that the entire family can take advantage of all year-round, regardless of the weather. Now is the perfect time to install the patented and totally unique underdeck ceiling system under your home’s existing raised decks from the nation’s premier manufacturer of underdecking systems: Undercover Systems. This underdeck system will ensure that this year’s events will be protected from unexpected and unwanted rain, the searing summertime sun, and even winter sleet and snow for you avid BBQ aficionados. “Now is a great time to weatherproof all of your out-of-door events,” said Jim Conn, owner of Undercover Systems. “Throughout the entire process, our skilled craftsmen work with you, each step of the way, until your project is completed to your satisfaction. Because your project will be completed before the arrival of the dog days of summer, your family can begin enjoying your new outdoor living spaces just as the barbeque season really heats up.” Undercover’s patented underdecking system helps to extend your outdoor season of enjoyment by protecting your family from unexpected changes in weather. This system is custom engineered by Undercover Systems to fit your home’s exact specifications, unlike many of their competitors that purchase their components from local suppliers using a one-size-fits-all approach. You’ll also appreciate the fact that Undercover’s underdecking system is selfsupported and does not attach to your deck joists. This promotes greater air circulation, which protects the structural integrity of your home’s existing deck. A complaint-free member of the Better Business Bureau, Undercover Systems provides homeowners the peace of mind that they deserve in a building contractor by offering a completely turnkey experience. Why not surprise your family today with a special out-of-doors gift that the entire family can enjoy all year long and start creating a lifetime of memories with family and friends? Call Jim Conn at 423-267-0091, and start enjoying your great American backyard today.

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Discover Exceptional Energy Savings from Window Works & OKNA

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N THIS ISSUE of Everything Knoxville, we asked Knoxvillebased Window Works co-owner, Chris Moon, to describe the features and benefits of replacement windows from industry leader OKNA. EK: OKNA windows has earned a reputation for innovation, quality, and performance. Tell our readers how homeow ners benef it from OK NA’s advanced technology. Chris: OKNA has invested a lot of time in perfecting the engineering of their windows and crafting its elegant design. OKNA offers a variety of custom shapes, styles, and colors to make a home beautiful and energy efficient. New windows will add value to your home by improving the curb appeal and saving you money on heating and cooling costs. OKNA’s vinyl and composite window series provide a maintenance-free, custom experience, backed with one of the leading lifetime transferable warranties available.  EK: How does OKNA’s use of advanced glass coatings benefit homeowners? Chris: The glass is one of the most important elements of the window. The glass unit comprises approximately 90% of the entire window. OKNA has designed a n 1 1-l ayer e d , h i g h-p er for m a nc e reflective coating glass called HeatSeal. This heat reflective coating is made up of microscopically thin layers that act as a filter. Based on the angle of the sun, some energy is transmitted and some energy is reflected, resulting in overall savings in the homeowner’s utility bills. HeatSeal also helps to reduce UV rays up to 80%, which helps to minimize fading to curtains, hardwood floors, and furniture.  52

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EK: Replacement windows from OKNA already exceed new energy efficiency guidelines set by Energy Star. How does that translate into energy savings for your customers? Chris: Heating and cooling represent nearly 50% of a home’s energy budget. Windows a nd doors a re t he most significant source of heat transfer in a home, regardless of climate or season, representing more than 40% of that total transfer. OKNA has made a considerable investment in time and money to design and engineer products that not only meet the latest energy star guidelines, but have actually exceeded these standards with their design one of the lowest air infiltrations rated windows in the U.S. The industry average for air infiltration is a 0.20 cfm/ft2 (cubic feet per minute), which is the equivalent of a large size balloon of air passing through each one of your windows every hour for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That’s a great deal of air passing through your home’s windows, causing your HVAC system to work overtime to compensate for this energy loss. OKNA’s windows meet a 0.02 cfm.ft2 standard, which are 1,000% better than the industry average. That is another way OKNA separates itself from other manufacturers. EK: Window Works not only sells replacement windows and doors, but you also provide homeowners with turn-key installation and service.  Why is this so important to today’s homeowner?  Chris: From windows and siding to patio doors and gutters, we do our very best to make every project as simple and as easy as possible for the homeowner. We are

homeowners as well and fully appreciate the benefit of having a knowledgeable company provide quality service from start to finish. Our installation team is made up of qualified installers and crew members with 25 to 40 years experience. From beginning to end, you will see, firsthand, an amazing transformation in your home while experiencing the level of respect, courtesy, and professionalism that you deserve.    EK: What else would you like our readers to know about Window Works and OKNA? Chris: Window Works is a family owned and operated business with one goal in mind: Provide quality products at an affordable price. We take pride in what we do and the relationships we have made throughout the years with all of our customers. We strive to be a professional, non-pressure compa ny who va lues integrity and takes the time to educate our customers on the products we offer. Ultimately, we want to earn your trust on whatever project you may have, no matter how big or small.  EK: What is the best way for our readers to contact you or to learn more about Window Works? Chris: Several ways we can be reached: By phone at 865-560-3044 or visit our showroom at  151 Sherway Road,  right behind Harper Audi. Also, you can check us out online at www.windowworksus.com.

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New Exhibitions Opening at the Emporium Center on June 1

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present five new exhibitions at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville from June 1-29. A reception will take place on Friday, June 1, from 5 to 9 pm as part of First Friday activities downtown to which the public is invited to meet the artists and view the artwork. Most of the works are for sale and may be purchased through the close of the exhibition. Knoxville Photo 2018 in the Main Gallery The Arts & Culture Alliance presents the sixth annual Knoxvi l l e Photo exhibition featuring selected works Phil Savage from 34 artists throughout the region. Knoxville Photo was developed to provide a forum for photographers to compete on a Yvonne Dalschen n a t i o n a l s c a l e and display their work. The exhibition encompasses photographs depicting all subjects and genres, including streetscapes, cityscapes, landscapes, environmental portraiture, portraits, abstracts, and more. Metal & Mud: Works by Judi Gaston & Robert Gaston in the Balcony Gallery

Robert Gaston Judi Gaston will display two series as part of the exhibition with her son, Robert Gaston, who will display metal art furniture pieces, small pottery/metal works, and photography. Judi Gaston Judi is a fiber artist, designing and weaving wearables that reflect her passion for travel and witnessing various cultures. Her wearables often incorporate vintage or found pieces, linking past with present. She has received many awards, and her work appears in numerous collections. 54

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In 2011, she was inducted into the Tennessee State Museum Fashion and Textile Institute in Nashville. Robert Gaston’s influences and interests include nature and insects, machines, MesoAmerican and ancient world ceramics, Japanese Sci-fi models, northern European renaissance painting, and African ceramics and architecture, to name a few. His work is simply a reflection of his interests. Robert grew up in Knoxville and graduated from the University of Tennessee (BFA) in 1989. Amanda Bonar: A Woman’s Touch in the Display Case Since the early 2 0 t h c e n t u r y, women have been a strong presence in both the American art-pottery movement and the studio movement of artAmanda Bonar ists working alone. This exhibition pays homage to the aesthetic ideals of that era and the women who made it possible. Amanda’s work focuses on combining intense surface decorations that are inspired by nature and combined with classic vessel forms. Sometimes whimsical, sometimes somber – all the pieces pay homage to the women gone before who painstakingly balanced life, work, and motherhood while creating something useful and beautiful to behold. Amanda’s pieces are rendered on the potter’s wheel or slab-built by hand with texture and alterations. All pieces are water tight, non-toxic, and oven proof. Bruce Bunting: The Alphabet Series on the North Wall The alphabet series was inspired by Bruce Bunting ’s desire to program an exhibition and create a larger body of coherent work. He typically works on a small Bruce Bunting scale, on individual pieces, and he selected the alphabet as the basis for his new series. He scoured the dictionary for inspiring words and antique shops and his attic for parts and pieces. Each of the works incorporate his handmade paper, newly-purchased parts and antiques, and some personal objects more than 20 years old. This exhibition represents the largest body of work Brue has ever made.

Barbara West Portrait Group in the Atrium The original group formed in 2001 by Barbara West, and after her death, they continued meeting in her name. Members have come from a variety of places, including the Knoxville area, other parts of the state, various parts of the Barbara West U.S., and even other countries. Their list of occupations is diverse: Photographers, teachers, architects, doctors, nurses, scientists, homemakers, and artists. The group’s members range from those who are just starting to explore art to professional artists; all use a variety of media. Although the common thread is art, the group tries to provide a strong sense of community – an important gift as they move through life. The Barbara West Portrait Group has exhibited at the Farragut Town Hall, Peace Lutheran Church, Ball Camp Baptist, and Candoro Marble. They meet every Wednesday and Saturday from 2 to 4 pm in Knoxville-area churches. The open studio is $5 to attend with a live model; no instruction is provided. Jon Vazeen: Uncommon in the Main Gallery (Floor Exhibition) Jon Vazeen will exhibit two versions of one of his sculptural creations. Each of the versions is composed of several loose elements. Jon recently moved to Knoxville. Besides being a visual artist, he is a part-time UT faculty and a fulltime inventor. The exhibitions are on display at the Emporium Center, located at 100 S. Gay Street in downtown Knoxville. Exhibition hours are Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information, contact the Arts & Culture Alliance at 865-523-7543 or visit www.knoxalliance.com. About the Arts & Culture Alliance The Arts & Culture Alliance serves and supports a diverse community of artists, arts organizations, and cultural institutions. The Alliance receives financial support from the Tennessee Arts Commission, the City of Knoxville, and First Tennessee Foundation.


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festivities including July 4th, reunions, fairs, amusement parks, and concerts, but these are not so fun places for your pets. The noises, crowds, and heat can be stressful and dangerous for your pets. Also, never leave your dog in a car (even for a short period) and provide fresh, clean, cool water. Never use fireworks around pets, which can result in severe burns and trauma. Even unused fireworks can pose a toxic danger. Keep pets away from the noise of fireworks. Provide pets a quiet, sheltered, escape proof area. Ms. C’s Bed & Biscuits, with a full acoustical steel building, provides a relaxing, safe environment far away from the noisy outdoor world. Keep pets cool and comfortable during the hot summer. Dogs regulate their body temperature by panting and releasing sweat through the pads of their feet. Grooming is critical during the summer months. If you hear “clicks” on the floor as your dog walks,

their feet need care. Keeping their pads free of hair growth can help keep your dog cool. “We humans can put on a pair of shorts and a tank top, while our dogs or cats are still wearing a full set of fury coveralls,” said John Carrigan, groomer. “If you’re uncomfortable, your pet is uncomfortable!” Proper hair length is important. Do not completely shave your dog, as a proper coat length protects from sunburn and acts as an insulator from the heat, helping it stay cool and regulating body temperature. Daycare is offered at Ms. C’s on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. As you plan your “fun summer outing,” call Ms. C’s to arrange entertainment for your pet, plus a grooming at the same time.

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Gibbon Trails and Langur Landing Voted One of 10 Best Animal Exhibits in U.S.

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and Langur Landing have been voted one of the top 10 animal exhibits in the country by USA TODAY 10Best Reader’s Choice travel awards. Gibbon Trails and Langur Landing, a $6 million multi-acre habitat for white-handed gibbons and silvered leaf langurs, officially opened on March 2. Part of the Boyd Family Asian Trek, Gibbon Trails and Langur Landing immerses zoo guests in a 360 degree aerial experience in a rainforest tree canopy. The habitats are designed with multiple viewing levels that allow the primates to pass directly over the heads of visitors or be eyeto-eye with them in a 60-foot-tall treehouse accessible by a suspension bridge. The new expansion also allows soaring views of Tiger Forest and incorporates a new outdoor training demonstration area for Malayan tigers. Gibbon Trails is home to one of the zoo’s most beloved ambassadors, Georgie. Langur Landing is home to Walter, Teagan, Melody, and Opie, a family of silvered leaf langurs that are a new species to Zoo Knoxville. “It was an honor to be nominated, and we are thrilled our public considers these

habitats among the most dynamic in the country for both animals and guests,” said Lisa New, President and CEO. “We have been focused on evolving from a great zoo for a ‘city of our size’ to being recognized as a great zoo, period. We are thankful our community supports that vision.” The complete list of winning zoo exhibits can be found at www.10best.com/awards/ travel/best-zoo-exhibit-2018. Zoo Knoxville is a non-profit entity situated on 53 wooded acres just east of downtown Knoxville. Zoo Knoxville features exhibits of wild animals in natural habitats and is

world renowned for its efforts in conservation and species survival. Zoo Knoxville is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is committed to the highest standards in animal care and well-being, ethics, conservation, and education. Knoxville’s largest attraction, the zoo is open every day except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The zoo is open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm. Admission and ticket sales stop one-hour before the zoo closes. For more information, visit www.zooknoxville.org. June 2018 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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The WannaBeatles Live in Concert

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OME EXPERIENCE a different kind of Beatles Tribute – a one-of-a-kind show that blends the great classic songs of the British Invasion with hilarious on-stage antics. On Saturday, June 30, at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, the nationally known group, The WannaBeatles, will be performing all of your favorite songs from the iconic group, along with selections from other quintessential bands of the ’60s and ’70s. “We are thrilled to announce that The WannaBeatles will be performing in our amphitheater, and we are expecting quite a show!” said Logan Hull, Director of Special Events at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. “This is a unique opportunity to hear this Grammy Awardnominated band here in Townsend.” The Heritage Center, as it is affectionately known, is at its core a Heritage and Cultural Museum and has been hosting concerts in its covered amphitheater for more than 10 years. “There is no denying that music is an integral part of our history in East Tennessee, and we are lucky to have this facility to host this amazing group,” said Logan. “This Nashville-based band has been the only tribute act to have actually written songs for Paul McCartney, and they have brought smiles to fans for years!” Dennis Scott, one of the four dynamic members, is a two-time Grammy and Emmy award-winning composer and producer. His songs have been recorded by such artists as Ray Charles, Faith Hill, and even the Muppets! He and his band will be playing oldies and goodies such as “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” and “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” as well as medleys from such bands as The Monkees, The Who, and The Doors. The ticket sales from this benefit concert will directly support the Heritage Center’s mission of preserving, protecting, and promoting the unique history and rich culture of this region. The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is located only 45 minutes from West Knoxville at 123 Cromwell Drive in Townsend. Tickets are on sale now by calling 865-448-0044 between 9 am and 5 pm. Advanced ticket prices will be $15 for members of the GSM Heritage Center and $20 for non-members. Tickets are general admission seating, and quantities are limited. Tickets at the door will be $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Advance tickets are recommended! The evening will kick off at 5 pm with dinner available for an additional charge from Mooyah’s Burgers, Shakes and Fries. The performance will begin at 7 pm. If you have never been to a concert at the Heritage Center before, it is recommended that you bring a lawn chair, and note that no outside food or beverage is allowed. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 865-448-0044 or visit www.GSMHeritageCenter.org. The concert is sponsored by First Century Bank, The Smoky Mountain Tourism Development Authority, Mooyah’s Burgers, Shakes, and Fries, Parkway Grocery, and media sponsor Everything Knoxville.

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center 123 Cromwell Drive Townsend, TN 37882 865.448.0044 www.GSMHeritageCenter.org

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June EVENTS

JUNE 17

THINGS TO DO • PLACES TO GO • PEOPLE TO SEE

June 1: First Friday on Market Square, Gay Street, The Old City, and Downtown North beginning at 5 pm. June 1: Henry Cho at the Bijou Theatre at 8 pm.

June 8-10, 15-17 & 21-24: Tennessee Valley Players presents “Into the Woods” at the Carousel Theatre at the University of Tennessee. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3 pm.

June 1: Knoxville Firefighters Association presents 1964: The Tribute at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum at 8 pm.

June 9 : WBHOF 20t h Anniversar y Induction Ceremony at the Tennessee Theatre at 7 pm.

June 2: Bike Boat Brew & Bark at Volunteer Landing from 8 am to 7 pm.

June 10: Knoxville’s Got Talent at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium at 5 pm.

June 2: Market Square Farmers’ Market featuring products made or grown in East Tennessee. Saturdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, from 9 am to 2 pm and Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20 & 27, from 11 am to 2 pm.

June 10: Pleasant Forest Cemetery Living History Event, at the intersection of South Campbell Station Road and Concord Road in Farragut, from 5 to 7 pm.

June 2 & 3: Oak Ridge Academy of Dance: Afternoon Revue at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. June 2 at 1 & 7 pm and June 3 at 7 pm. June 4: Mighty Musical Monday with Nostalgia at the Tennessee Theatre at noon. June 5: Concerts on the Square: Jazz Tuesdays in Market Square from 8 to 10 pm. Every Tuesday through August 28. June 6 : Def Leppard and Journey at Thompson-Boling Arena at 7 pm. June 7: Concerts on the Square: Variety Thursdays in Market Square from 7 to 9 pm. Every Thursday through June 28.

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June 16 : Knoxville Brewfest 2018 in downtown Knoxville from 4 to 8 pm. June 16: Eddie B: Teachers Only Comedy Tour at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium at 8 pm. June 17: Father’s Day. June 21: David Blaine at the Tennessee Theatre at 8 pm. June 22: Kuumba Festival in Market Square from noon to 10 pm.

June 12: Adult Swim on the Green at the World’s Fair Park Performance Lawn at 6 pm. June 14: 40th Annual Front Page Follies at the Bijou Theatre at 8 pm. June 15 & 17: Summer Movie Magic: Vertigo at the Tennessee Theatre. June 15 at 8 pm and June 17 at 2 pm. June 16: Big Kahuna Wing Festival at the World’s Fair Park Performance Lawn from noon to 8 pm.

June 23: 16th Annual KARM Dragon Boat Festival at The Cove at Concord Park from 8 am to 4 pm. June 23: Knoxville Homecoming at James White’s Fort from 10 am to 4 pm. June 23: Dennis Miller at the Bijou Theatre at 7 & 9:30 pm. June 29: Summer Movie Magic: Grease at the Tennessee Theatre at 8 pm. Also on July 1 at 2 pm.


The Clayton Center for the Arts Announces 2018-2019 Season Line-up

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HE CLAYTON CENTER for the Arts announces the 2018-2019 season line-up. Season tickets will go on sale to the public June 18, with individual tickets for each show on sale at a later date. Subscribers may choose a partial season of 4-7 shows or a full season of 8-10 shows. Partial subscribers receive a 10% discount, while full subscribers receive a 20% discount. For ticket prices, interested patrons may visit www.claytonartscenter.com or call the box office at 865-981-8590. Season brochures may be requested through the website or by calling the box office. The line-up is as follows: » The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra – September 21: One of the most musically

diverse bands in the South » Del McCoury Band & Friends – October 11: The Bluegrass legend returns with friends, The Gibson Brothers, the Travelin’ McCoury’s, and Sierra Hull » Voces8 – November 9: Vocal ensemble whose repertoire ranges from Renaissance to pop arrangements » Christmas with the Annie Moses Band – December 1: An evening of Christmas music » Kinky Boots – January 12, 2019 at 2 & 7:30 pm: Two performances of this big

Broadway hit » Rioult Dance – “Women on the Edge” – February 2, 2019: Unsung heroines of the Trojan War in a trio of contemporary dances » “Currents” by Mayumana – February 23, 2019: A spectacular show with performers in constant movement and musically juggling between different sounds » L.A. Theatre Works, Susan Albert Loewenberg, Producing Director, presents “Steel Magnolias” by Robert Harling – March 1, 2019: A unique twist on theatre that approaches works as radio theatre to make a deeper connection to the audience » Th e Il l us ionists – Live From Broadway™ – April 24, 2019: Back by

audience demand, the jaw dropping talents of The Illusionists » California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio – May 11, 2019: Two famed groups collaborate and showcase their cleverly arranged musical interpretations “I feel like it is a season of old and new friends,” said Blake Smith, General Manager of the Clayton Center for the Arts. “We have shows like the Annie Moses Band and The Illusionists returning because they

were so popular with our audiences. We are partnering with one of our big supporters and partners, WDVX, to bring Del McCoury Band back to the Clayton Center. WDVX presented them for a sell-out show on WDVX Live at the Clayton Center, so I thought it was a perfect fit to partner with them. New friends include the first show, The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra, who entertain with music that ranges from Appalachian Bluegrass to the smooth jazzy sound of New Orleans. Another new show is the California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio. I have always wanted to bring them to the Clayton Center, and this season I was able to book them together. They have been a favorite of mine since I first saw them 20 years ago. We hope our patrons will be excited to see shows they asked us to bring back and embrace the new friends we introduce to them. It is going to be another great season for celebrating the arts.” The Clayton Center for the Arts, located on the Maryville College campus and constructed through a unique partnership between the College and the cities of Maryville and Alcoa, is East Tennessee’s venue for arts and entertainment. As a gathering place for the community and the home of Maryville College fine and performing arts programs, the Clayton Center provides opportunities for the lifelong expression and appreciation of the arts. The 1,200-seat Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre features dance, theatre, concerts, lectures, and other events. The 250-seat Harold and Jean Lambert Recital Hall hosts a wide variety of musicians and performers. The 200-seat Haslam Family Flexible Theatre is capable of supporting theatrical performances from amateur and professional companies. Four art galleries display collections and works of art from Appalachia and beyond. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 865-981-8590 or visit www. claytonartscenter.com. June 2018 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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The Heart of Florida’s EMERALD COAST

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ESTIN, Fort Walton Beach,

and Okaloosa Island make up the heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast. Known for sugar-white sand, cascading emerald water, and long, sunny days, the Emerald Coast is a fantastic yearround vacation destination. Whether you like to golf, want to try your hand at reeling in “the big one,” or simply want to toss your towel on the sand for a few hours of relaxation, you can find that, and so much more, along the beautiful beaches of Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and Okaloosa Island. Destin is known as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” and it is just that – a fishing village. Throughout the years, it has grown up to also include attractions, events, and

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shopping. Here you can enjoy fast-paced watersports, fly high above the water in a parasail, and ride the waves to shore on a paddle board. You can also stroll the famous harbor, jump aboard a charter fishing boat, and try your own luck at sea. Don’t forget to take your catch to one of the many delicious Gulf-to-Table restaurants in town to have your catch cooked for you! Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island offer a slightly slower pace while still allowing you to enjoy the emerald water and white sand beaches of Northwest Florida that you’ve come to love. Enjoy long days on the sand, splash in your Fort Walton Beach hotel or condo pool, and then head out to the boardwalk for a pickup game of volleyball.

In the evenings, enjoy a scrumptious shrimp dinner at one of the delicious restaurants on the island. Sugar White Sand & Emerald Water Yes, the sand in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and Okaloosa Island really is sugar white and powder soft. It’s as brilliant as our photos depict – no Photoshop required! This is because the sand contains finely ground quartz crystal. At the end of the last Ice Age, the world’s temperatures began warming, icecaps began melting, and large volumes of water were carried by rivers to the world’s oceans. The rising Apalachicola River, originating in the Appalachian Mountains, carried quartz particles down into the Gulf of Mexico and

Photos by Everything Knoxville


deposited them along our coast. Over time, the sea level rose and the quartz sand formed the shoreline. This beautiful white sand remains cool even in the heat of summer and gives the water its trademark emerald color by reflecting sunlight back up through the surf. Why is Destin so lucky? The underwater 100-fathom curve, where our relatively shallow waters drop to dramatic depths, is a miracle of nature. This curve draws closer in to Destin than to any other spot in Florida, creating the speediest deep-water access on the Gulf and therefore, the speediest access to fantastic deep-sea fishing. As a result, the Destin Harbor boasts the largest and most elaborately equipped fleet in the state with more than 200 charter boats. Popular and delicious catches in the area include various species of tuna, grouper, and snapper. Blue marlin, cobia, and pompano are also easy catches throughout our waters. The Emerald Coast also yields more billfish each year than all other Gulf ports combined. In addition to great fishing, the Emerald Coast also offers breathtaking diving. Various reef clusters reveal four-foot basket sponges and purple sea whips, as well as vibrant yellow angelfish, six-foot manta rays, and protected 350-pound sea turtles. Activities, Attractions & Annual Events More than 300 festivals and events take place along our coast each year. Below, find a sampling of what to expect each season. Visit our event calendar to see more of what’s happening along the beach. Spring » Destin Cobia Tournament » Kitty Hawk Kite Festival » Fudpucker’s Four-Player Volleyball Tournament Summer » Billy Bowlegs Festival » Boat Week/Poker Run » Paddle at the Porch

Fall » Destin Seafood Festival » Destin Fishing Rodeo » Mattie Kelly Arts Festival » Emerald Coast Classic Winter » Holiday on the Harbor/Christmas Boat Parade » New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop » Bayou, Bay & Back Run » Mardi Gras Activities One thing you won’t hear while on vacation to Florida’s Emerald Coast is “I’m bored!” The coast is packed with things to do, see, and eat. Hit the water on jet-skis or a paddle board. Sail above the emerald water in a parasail or even a helicopter. Sink below the waves to visit with wildlife on a SNUBA or snorkeling adventure. Or climb aboard a dolphin cruise, charter boat, or even a pirate ship to sail the seas. Off the water, stay cool with a visit to our local water park in Destin, Big Kahuna’s. Or take a break from the heat yet still enjoy the sunshine at fantastic open-air shopping destinations such as Destin Commons and the Silver Sands Premium Outlets. Museums and activity centers, such as the Destin History & Fishing Museum, Indian Temple Mound Museum, and Emerald Coast Science Center, are not only educational and interesting, but fun indoor options if you need a little beach break. Delicious, local dining is available for

breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and we always recommend the seafood! Stroll the Destin harbor or visit the boardwalk on Okaloosa Island to take in a great view and some fun with your meal. To taste truly fresh, Gulfsourced fish fare, visit one of our Gulf to Table restaurants. Access by Car U.S. Highway 98 travels along the Emerald Coast, edging along the Gulf of Mexico through Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and Okaloosa Island. From I-10, exit on to Highway 85 south at the Crestview/Fort Walton Beach exit and head straight to the beach! Access by Air The Destin – Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) is serviced by American Airlines, Delta, United, Allegiant, and Contour. Direct flights are available from a number of cities, including Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Memphis, Cincinnati, Washington D.C., Newark, and many more. For more information, visit www. emeraldcoastfl.com. June 2018 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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Add Value to Your Small Business by Serving Others B Y TO M I R M E N

IF YOU HAVE

ever wondered where small business owners derive their entrepreneurial drive, oftentimes you do not have to look any further than the parents that raised these individuals. One of eight children, my father’s life was centered around his family, so it was not surprising that he left school at an early age to help support his family after his father lost his job during the Great Depression. In fact, until my father married, he endorsed his paycheck over to his parents every payday. He never regarded his choices as sacrifices but merely something that family members did for family. When the second world war broke out, he volunteered for service in the United States Navy. I remember to this day his first-hand account of sailing into Pearl Harbor and his description of the devastation that still remained from the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack. Like most veterans of that time, he returned from the war without fanfare and immediately returned to work. He married our mom soon after, and they

I appreciate my dad’s sense of duty and loyalty to others, and my hope is that I demonstrate these same qualities I learned from him, both in my everyday life and in my interaction with others. went on to raise six children. But little had changed for Dad. His life remained one of hard work, with often more than one job, and a dedication to his friends and family. Regardless of what he was doing on his few days off, if any family member or friend was in need of his help, he would drop whatever he was doing to lend a hand. When our mother unexpectedly passed away at an early age, Dad was left to care for my four brothers and sisters who

remained at home. Balancing work and parenting proved to be difficult for him, and he often struggled, but he did the best he could. His life’s journey, although marked with some disappointments, was nonetheless one of service to others. He had a true love for his family and friends that he seldom expressed in words but rather by his actions. I appreciate my dad’s sense of duty and loyalty to others, and my hope is that I demonstrate these same qualities I learned from him, both in my everyday life and in my interaction with others. I am proud of my dad and know that he did his very best for his family, friends, and nation. He truly was part of this country’s greatest generation. Happy Father’s Day, Dad. My dad passed away on October 4, 2016, at age 90, less than a month before his beloved Chicago Cubs won their first world series in 108 years.

My Dad, My Hero! B Y J U DY I R M E N

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HILDREN LEARN from their parents and take on many of their traits. I am very much my father’s daughter, as I have acquired his conservative outlook, his amiable personality, and his great organizational skills, which have served me well in running my business. My dad holds a very special place in my heart, and although he has been gone for a number of years, he is still sorely missed. As a youngster growing up, my dad was always there for both of his daughters. He would do anything for us, whether it was playing catch in the backyard after his hard day at work, playing a board game in the evening, or just treating us to a day out in the park topped off with an ice cream sundae. My dad was the best. My dad was a hard worker, and he passed that strong work ethic on to me. He spent his working career as a postal employee, moving up in the ranks until the day he retired. He was dependable, responsible, loyal, even tempered, honest, and patriotic. He was a giving person who asked for nothing in return. And he was a humble person who led a humble life. His family, especially his two daughters,

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meant everything to him. I remember Dad helping my sister and I with our schoolwork in the evenings, quizzing us in math and spelling and taking an interest in our education. He wanted us to have the best educational opportunities, and that meant college, which his hard work helped to provide. It was a proud day when he saw me graduate. That education was a stepping stone for my working career, and I am truly grateful for the sacrifices made by my dad (and mom) to provide me with a quality education. My dad also was a World War II veteran who landed at Normandy. He never shared his army experiences with the family when I was young. It was much later that he came to share these memories with my husband, Tom. And even then, it was difficult for him to speak about those days. My dad was not a risk taker. He would not have chosen self-employment and was skeptical about my venture as a small business owner. But he did give me encouragement

and took pride in my accomplishments. In fact, he saved every issue of both of our publications and proudly shared them with his friends and neighbors. My dad passed away in 2009 on Veterans Day at the age of 88, and I miss him every day. But many of his traits are now a part of me, and I am grateful to have had such a kind and loving Dad who was admired by his friends, neighbors, and relatives. Happy Father’s Day, Dad! And a Happy Father’s Day to all Dads.


E T I Q U E T T E by Monica Irvine

A Professional is Organized I

THINK WE would all agree that when we are organized, our lives are more productive, we have less stress, and we tend to be happier. So why aren’t we organized? Well, let’s start with a plan and see if this helps. A professional organizes their:  » Time: When I think of the professionals I admire, I realize that they never look over-stressed, out of sorts, or flustered. They always seem calm and put together. I’ve come to realize that this is due to their extreme gift of organization. They have a schedule, and they keep to it 95% of the time. To get our whole lives organized, we must start with our time. How many of you use a daily planner? How many of you write down everything you plan on achieving that day on your daily planner? How many of you remember to look at your daily planner each day? Uh huh… I see where the problem is. If we want to accomplish things, we must write them down, all of them, each and every

day on our daily planner and then review them periodically throughout each day. Whether you make your daily planner in the morning or the night before isn’t relevant, but write it down. » Workspace: How do we expect to achieve, accomplish, and work when we can’t find the bottom of our desk? The first step in organizing a desk and workplace is that we must create a space for everything. You know that “junk drawer” we all have in our kitchen? Well, you’re not allowed one of those at the office. You need a file for everything and a spot for all things. Sometimes we put off getting organized, because we think it’s going to take us too much time. Take the time, maybe even a whole day or two days, but do it. Get organized. It’s actually really exciting when you finally do, because instead of just piling things on your desk in the never-ending “to do” pile, you have a system. You follow your system, and this helps lower your stress and

helps you stay focused. » Priorities: In order for us to make the most out of our days, we want to make sure we have our priorities in line and in order. Our priorities can be a number of things such as exercise, date with your wife, son’s soccer game, report submitted to court, lunch meeting with Randy, etc. We want to prioritize our day, because no matter how hard we try, there are many days when we’re not going to get it all done. This is not failing. It’s just that some days things go longer than expected, emergencies happen, and life comes. It’s important not to panic but to just re-group for the next day. When we prioritize, we do the things that are most important first to ensure that those things get done. 

Monica Irvine The Etiquette Factory President 865.719.7302 www.theetiquettefactory.com monica@theetiquettefactory.com

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Clinton Glass SUCCESS

As a business owner I receive calls every day from advertising reps asking me to spend money with them. Whether it’s print, radio or television, they all suggest that their advertising method is the best way to get my message out to potential clients. They have a high hill to climb, because Everything Knoxville already does a great job of finding potential customers for us. Everything Knoxville puts out a quality monthly publication that is mailed directly to homeowners. That means my customers pull the magazine directly out of their mailbox, making it more likely for them to read. We track our client phone calls from several advertising sources, and Everything Knoxville does better dollar for dollar than any other publication I’ve advertised in. Thanks Judy and Tom!

Greg & Kim Stowell

Owners of Clinton Glass

9939 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37922 865.247.0404 www.clintonglasscompany.com

SHARING THE SMALL BUSINESS STORIES OF KNOXVILLE Photo by D. Rober ts Photography


REJUVENATE AND RESTORE YOUR SKIN WITH MICRONEEDLING

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ICRONEEDLING RESTORES the skin’s natu-

ral, younger looking complexion for a fresher, more rejuvenated appearance. Fractora also drastically improves the appearance of both cystic acne and scarring. Discover a superior solution to decrease wrinkles, improve skin complexion, reduce skin irregularities (including acne/acne scars), and provide a healthier, younger looking you, all in one session. What is Fractora?  Fractora skin treatment is a fractional rejuvenation and microneedling treatment that reduces wrinkles to slow the effects of aging and restore skin to its youthful appearance. Fractora helps you look and feel younger. It can be used on any areas that can benefit from skin renewal. The most commonly treated areas include: » Face and body areas that exhibit wrinkles, discoloration, acne scarring, or stretch marks » Smile lines » Forehead » Cheeks » Mouth and neck » Upper and lower eyelids  How quickly will I see results?  Visible results can be seen immediately,

Before Fractora

but typically after two weeks the most noticeable results appear. Improvements continue for several months after treatment. Depending on your Fractora treatment regimen, you can expect to have between one to six sessions. What is Fractionated energy?  Fractionated RF (radio frequency) energy found in Fractora is a scientifically proven method to reduce wrinkles. It is minimally invasive, using a matrix of micro-needles to resurface and restore the skin, providing exceptional results with almost no patient downtime. RF energy heats the deep layers of the skin in a controlled manner to revitalize collagen. The treatment will improve skin complexion and texture for a more radiant and youthful appearance.  Who can use Fractora?  Fractora uses radio frequency, which is colorblind technology and can be used on skin of all color. The unique properties allow even darker skin tones to receive treatment.  Can Fractora be used in combination with other treatments? Fractora can be used in the same treatment session or a few days after other treatments. Fractora can also be combined with additional energy treatments

After Fractora

Matthew B. Doppelt D.O., F.A.O.C.D., F.A.A.D. Board Certified Dermatologist

or injectables to achieve a more extensive result. What kind of post-procedure care is required?  Patients are provided a post-procedure kit to ensure optimal results. It is also recommended that patients use a good, broad spectrum sunscreen every day. In addition to reducing their future risk of skin cancer, sunscreens also reduce wrinkles and slow the aging process.  Schedule your complimentary consultation to see if you are a candidate for Fractora.

Before Fractora

Southeastern Dermatology 1930 Pinnacle Pointe Way Knoxville, TN 37922 865.474.8800 www.drdoppelt.com

After Fractora


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