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Judy Irmen Publisher + Editor in Chief

Tom Irmen Director of Sales + Marketing

Kendra Menendez Editor + Administration

WITH THE GOAL of

helping their patients to become the best version of themselves in all areas of their lives including diet, exercise, health, disease treatment, stress reduction, mind and body, the believeRX team is preparing to launch their innovative new pharmacy in mid-June 2019.

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Overcoming your fear of going to the dentist.

Random Acts of Flowers..................................40

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M O N T H was devoted to honoring moms, and in June, we set aside a day to honor dads and all that they do for their families. My dad held 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 Photo by D. Roberts Photography 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. Later, when I was in school and needed help with my studies, my dad would be there to quiz me in math and spelling. He always encouraged education, and I know he wanted both of his daughters to go to college. It was a proud day when he saw me graduate.

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The influence my dad had on me has helped me in school, at work, and in business. Dad was always organized and detail oriented. He wrote everything down on sticky notes. He did not leave anything to chance. Those qualities were carried on to the planning of his very last days. He had sticky notes for us on most of his paperwork directing us on how to handle all his final affairs down to the very music to play at his memorial service. I have come to appreciate his attention to detail, which has served me well in life, and I also don’t leave anything to chance. I do use a lot of sticky notes, too. My dad was my hero. He had integrity, loyalty, devotion, commitment, and he loved his family above anything else. Take time to reflect on the influence your dad has had on your life. I hope it is as positive as mine. Happy Father’s Day!

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From L to R: Shadrielle Robbins, Megan Dukes Tingen, Ellen Phillips, Carla White, and Gabriella Bowers

HILE pharmacological activity

can be traced back to as early as the 16th Century BC, today’s retail pharmacies play an even more critical role in the healthcare of our nation’s estimated 330 million citizens. Americans are served by approximately 67,000 pharmacies in the United States, which are located in a variety of retail settings, including standalone pharmacies, grocery, and department stores. With the continued consolidation of services in today’s healthcare industry, it’s not surprising that more than 40% of all pharmacies are owned by only 25 pharmacy chains. Pharmacies nowadays are very much different than the pharmacies many of us remember as children, where most pharmacies were privately owned by a druggist behind the counter. The druggist and the store’s staff had a personal relationship with all their customers. They were neighbors. They attended the same churches and participated in the same 6

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civic activities. Just as importantly, they had a professional relationship with their local family physician. Today most of us select our pharmacy primarily on the basis of convenience. That’s not to say we wouldn’t choose a different pharmacy if they provided a higher level of service – it’s just that most pharmacies today have become “generic.” If the name of the pharmacy wasn’t displayed prominently throughout the store, you likely couldn’t tell one pharmacy from the other. This was the experience of local pharmacist and entrepreneur, Ellen Phillips, who recently decided to really shake things up in the retail pharmaceutical marketplace right here in Knoxville. Armed with 20 years of firsthand experience as a pharmacist, Ellen and her compassionate and caring team of highly trained associates are preparing to launch believeRX, which is designed to dramatically change the way you view your neighborhood pharmacy. Holistic and

interactive, believeRX is committed to helping each of you to “Live Your Best Life.” In this issue of Everything Knoxville, we’re excited to bring you this interview with Ellen, believeRX co-owner and founder, as well as Gabriella Bowers, believeRX co-owner. We’re confident you’ll be as enthusiastic about believeRX and its potential health benefits for you and your family as we are. EK: Provide our readers with a brief bio of yourself, including your education and professional experience. Ellen: I’m from Church Hill, Tennessee. I graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 1998 with a Pharm D degree. I have both retail and hospital pharmacy experience, with some clinical pharmacy experience, and have been a pharmacy manager for a large corporate retail chain. I’ve been a Pharmacy Preceptor for several Pharmacy Schools, and in 2016, I was awarded the Pharmacist Excellence Award from my Photo by Marie Kamp, Red Door Photography


employer. I’m also a Certified Health Coach. EK: Describe some of your past “what if ” moments as a pharmacist employed by a pharmaceutical chain where you identified lost opportunities to better serve your customers. Ellen: There were “what if ” moments and missed opportunities with patients I had when working for a large retail chain, where you are required to do things their way. You follow an established routine that doesn’t encourage creativity or thinking outside the box. While I’m thankful for these real life experiences, I’m also grateful for the many opportunities I had to imagine how the services we provided could be improved upon to better serve the needs of our customers. One terminally ill patient was having difficulty getting his required medications from his doctor’s office. I told him that his time was the most important thing to me. I helped him get the needed medications. Once placed in a hospice, he could no longer come to the pharmacy anymore, but his mother came to get his medication. After he passed, she came to me and said, “You know why we came here, don’t you? We live in Crossville, and my son refused to allow the hospice to send his prescription anywhere else.” That was a defining moment for me in my career and the foundation upon which we want to build believeRX upon. I’m grateful for the team I have now that came from them for the most part, as well as the patients I’ve met throughout the years. I have patients who have been with me since the beginning of my career, and they place their trust in me to this day! EK: You’ve expressed your enthusiasm for the team of professionals you have assembled to launch believeRX. Let’s introduce them to our readers. Ellen: My experience in retail pharmacy introduced me to many of the area’s best pharmaceutical professionals from which we have assembled our amazing team. Our team includes: Gabriella Bowers – Gabby is a Knoxville native and Farragut High School graduate. She is also co-owner of believeRX. She received an associate degree in arts and science and is a Certified Pharmacy Technician with more than 12 years of pharmaceutical experience. Gabby is also a Personal Health Coach and teaches group fitness classes at several area gyms. Her certifications include Yoga, Primary Aerobic Instructor, Barre, and Les Mills Body Pump. She believes in keeping a healthy mind, body, and spirit. Gabby is married with four children. Shadrielle Robbins – Shadrielle attended Northwestern State University in Louisiana and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with a Biomedical Concentration.

We began working together 2015, and I was immediately impressed with her ability to handle difficult situations and maintain composure. Shadrielle has a strong work ethic and is currently attending South College of Pharmacy, where she will graduate in May 2021 with a Pharm D degree. We are proud of the fact that Shadrielle is believeRX’s first pharmacy intern. Carla White – Carla, a Certified Pharmacy Technician, began working with me in 1998. She is also a Certified Nursing Assistant and Certified Dialysis Technician. Carla is definitely a people person. I remain amazed at how many patients ask for her personally. She is also becoming a Certified Health Coach. Carla is the mother of twin girls and a boy. Megan Dukes Tingen – Megan is a 2012 graduate of the University of Tennessee and has work experience in event coordination and human resources. A few years ago she decided to join the medical field and pursue a career in nursing. She will graduate from South College with her BSN this fall. When she learned that I was going to open my own pharmacy, Megan knew that she wanted to be a part of my team, because we both value preventative healthcare. She is excited to contribute her nursing knowledge to the pharmacy and our patients. EK: Many on your team are moms. That has to make you more sensitive to the families you serve. Gabby: Both Ellen and I are moms and are very sensitive to the unique needs of other families. There have been many times in the past where moms just like you have needed something from the pharmacy, especially for little ones, but a trip to the pharmacy was made even more difficult because of a sick child. That’s why believeRX will offer after-hours delivery services. Moms understand moms! EK: Our readers will be excited to learn about where your first pharmacy will be located and your planned opening date. Gabby: believeRX will be located at 9627 Countryside Center Lane in Knoxville. Our building is directly across from Food City on Middlebrook. We are scheduled to open in the second half of June 2019, with our grand opening later in the summer. EK: What differences from the typical generic pharmacy will customers experience at believeRX? Can you provide some examples? Ellen: believeRX is committed to providing a service level that exceeds your expectations. Clear communication skills, being attentive to customers, and possessing a thorough knowledge of all of our products are just a few of the ways we’ll provide the highest level customer service. But we won’t rely solely on our 33 years of combined pharmacy experience. We’re committed to learning and growing as our industry and the needs of our customers continue to evolve.

Our services include: » A full-service pharmacy that accepts all prescription insurance plans: If you discover that your medications are too expensive, we’ll work with you to find a lower cost alternative that puts your health first. » After-hours delivery service: If it’s after hours and you need an urgent medication, we have you covered with our after-hours delivery service. Established patients can use our after-hours drop box for their prescription. Call the after-hours phone number and go home to rest. We’ll take care of the rest, and once your prescription is ready, we’ll personally deliver it directly to your home. » Specialty medications that are high-cost oral or injectable medications used to treat complex chronic conditions: Personalized pharmacist-patient relationship, handling, and distribution are necessary to ensure appropriate administration. Home delivery is also available. » Vaccinations (including travel vaccines): We will also notify you when you are due for vaccinations in order to avoid immunization gaps. A series of medical screening tests will also be provided. » A large selection of Pro-Active Supplements: Not all vitamins are created equal, so innovation and experience matters. We will offer only the latest supplements with multiple health benefits, taking advantage of the newest technologies to deliver cutting-edge formulas. » Certified Nurse Practitioner: believeRX will also be staffed after hours by a Certified Nurse Practitioner. EK: What are your hours of operation? Gabby: We are open 8:30 am to 7 pm Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm Saturday, and 12 to 5 pm Sunday. EK: How can you help our readers experience your motto, “Live Your Best Life,” firsthand? Ellen: At believeRX, expect to discover a level of compassionate care focused on you and your family that you might have thought no longer existed in today’s assembly line response to healthcare. Our team will listen carefully to you and provide you with a level of care designed to meet your unique needs. Not just another generic pharmacy, believeRX is a pharmacy with a heart for your family. Our name says it all. “We Believe in You” and your goal for better health and longevity. EK: How can our readers learn more about believeRX? Gabby : Visit our website at www. mybelieveRX.com or visit us during our normally scheduled business hours.

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TVA Grant Funds Park Programs for Boys & Girls Club

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Smokies has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to fund summer programs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) for urban youth in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley. Funds provided by TVA will pay transportation expenses for elementary aged students in Knoxville to visit GSMNP this summer. These summer programs and activities will expose young people to the natural wonders of the Great Smoky Mountains, including science and social studies education initiatives that reinforce Tennessee school curricula. Park Rangers will go on-site to the Boys & Girls Clubs to present fun, hands-on activities that help the children become comfortable with the rangers and begin learning about the park’s natural ecosystems. The program also provides a summer day camp experience with one-day in-park field trips to learn about the cultural history of the area and the park’s natural biodiversity. Most of the students participating in this program are from Title I schools, which include students near or below the poverty level, qualifying for the free or reduced lunch program, and are at the most risk of failure. Their participation in the program will be at no cost to them or their families. Friends of 8

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the Smokies anticipates reaching more than 1,500 students through the summer program for urban youth in 2019. “We are excited to fund this summer education program in the Smokies again this year,” said Tim Chandler, Friends of the Smokies Executive Director & CEO. “These kids are the next generation of park users and stewards, so we will jump at any chance we have to reach them and introduce them to the wonders of the natural world in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.” Friends of the Smokies will provide an additional $5,000 towards the program through proceeds from its specialty license plate program in Tennessee. For an additional $35 annual fee, drivers all across Tennessee can support programs like this with a specialty license plate featuring a black bear and sunset over the Great Smoky Mountains. Learn more at www.BearPlate.org or visit your local county clerk’s office. Friends of the Smokies is an official nonprofit partner of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and has raised $65 million to support critical park programs and maintain the Smokies as a crown jewel of the National Park Service. Discover and donate at www. FriendsOfTheSmokies.org.


McKenry Receives National Closet Design Award

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H R I S M C K E N R Y , Chief Organizing Officer of Closets by McKenry, is this year’s recipient of the Designer of the Year Award for Closets from the Interior Design Society. The announcement was made at the IDS Awards Gala in Palm Springs on May 4th.  Presented by celebrity designers Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia, the award recognizes the creation McKenry did for the Master Closet in the 2018 Alzheimer’s Tennessee Designer Home and Garden Tour.  “While it was a privilege to have been chosen to participate in the inaugural Home and Garden Tour, this national recognition for my closet design is truly humbling,” said Chris. This year the Interior Design Society had the largest ever number of submissions from across the county, and each award was chosen by a panel of 16 leaders in the interior design field. When asked about the specifics of this project, McKenry shared, “The homeowners’ needs were considered, as well as the craftsman style of the home.  The footprint of the master closet totaled 175 square feet. In the closet, gray melamine with mission fronts complemented the master bath design.  Antique mirrors were inserted into the doors

above the custom dresser, which was topped with white quartz. “The entry is in her Lady’s Boutique and features an island with hamper and jewelry drawers under a white quartz top.   Above hanging garment and shoe shelves are high cabinets available to store out-of-season items. “The smaller Gentleman’s Haberdashery contains open cabinets for his hanging garments with shoe storage and drawers and cabinets above for long-term storage behind doors. This area leads to the laundry, which is divided by an 8’ dark stained pocket door.  For this reason, the entire system is 101” high and features base and thin top trim to not compete with the crown molding in the room.” Closets by McKenry was opened

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taking place inside the Amphitheater from 4 to 7:45 pm. The musical finale will be performed, starting at 8 pm, by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. They will present the 35th 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 9:35 pm.

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U.S. Para-cycling National Championships to Be Held in Conjunction with USA Cycling Road and Track National Championships

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a n d U . S . Paralympics Cycling recently announced the locations for the Paracycling Road Race, Time Trial, and Track National Championships. The events will be held in conjunction with USA Cycling’s Pro Road and Elite Track National Championships taking place in June and July in Knoxville. “We are happy to partner with U.S. Paralympics Cycling to incorporate Para-cycling events into our National Championships,” said Chuck Hodge, Chief of Racing and Events for USA Cycling, “Para-cyclists are an important part of our community, and we hope to continue to use events such as our National Championships to give their programs greater visibility while working together to grow the sport of cycling at all levels and abilities.” 12

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“We’re very excited to continue our collaboration with USA Cycling, and we appreciate every ounce of work USA Cycling puts in to make incredible events for athletes,” said Ian Lawless, Director of U.S. Paralympics Cycling. “We truly believe the integration of ablebodied athletes and athletes with disabilities at high-profile USA Cycling events is important for the growth of Para-cycling in the U.S.” The Para-cycling Time Trial will be held Thursday, June 27, on the same course as the 2018 U.S. Pro Time Trial in Oak Ridge on a 6.9mile circuit along the banks of Melton Lake in Oak Ridge, just 30 minutes west of downtown Knoxville. Para athletes will complete one, two, or three laps of the course depending on their classification. The professional men and women will compete on a modified version of the same course but with an additional 100+ feet of elevation thrown in for extra challenge and a few daring downhills. The Para-cycling Road Race will be held Saturday, June 29, through the heart of

Knoxville. Racers will use the same section of the James White Parkway that pro cyclists will use during Sunday’s USA Pro Road Championships. Merging onto the James White from Riverside Drive, racers will loop the parkway from Riverside to Sevierville Pike multiple times before rocketing back down to Riverside Drive and a fast technical finish at Gov. Ned McWherter Park. “We are thrilled to welcome these Para athletes to East Tennessee,” said Kim Bumpas, President of Visit Knoxville. “This is our third consecutive year to host the USA Cycling Time Trial, Criterium, and Pro Road Championships. The ability to include additional Championships with U.S. Paralympics Cycling creates an incredible fan experience in downtown Knoxville. We can’t wait to see it all come together.” For more information on the athletes, events, and membership programs, visit www.USACycling.org. Be sure to follow @USACycling across all channels for the latest on Team USA.


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James and the Giant Peach at Knoxville Children’s Theatre KN O X V I L L E

CHILDREN’S

Theatre presents a live stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s novel “James and the Giant Peach,” dramatized by Richard R. George. The play will be performed through June 16: Thursdays and Fridays at 7 pm, Saturdays at 1 and 5 pm, and Sundays at 3 pm at the Knoxville Children’s Theatre, located at 109 E. Churchwell Avenue in Knoxville. A magical peach! An imprisoned boy! Insect friends! An incredible journey! This amazing adventure of James Henry Trotter will fulfill the fantasy of anyone who has ever dreamed of escape. Roald Dahl’s story comes hilariously to life in this delightful dramatization that reveals the wickedness of some, the goodness of others, and the indecision encountered by many when they are faced with crises. You will see James (as he cleverly gets the Peach out of danger), the wise Old-Green-Grasshopper, and the pessimistic Earthworm. You will also see James’ mean Aunt Spiker and cruel Aunt Sponge come to a suitably sticky end.

The play is performed by 16 talented young actors from ages 8 to 14. Daniel Snoderly plays James Trotter. The insects he meets in the peach pit are played by Diego Almieda (Old Green Grasshopper), Lily Segars

(Centipede), Aubrey Jones (Spider), Leeland Robbins (Ladybug), Ben-Giovanni Miller (Earthworm), Cooper Delamain (Silkworm), and Julia Lance (Glowworm). The rest of the cast features Lydia Burchett, Corbin Fram, Miley Jenkins, Ethan Johnson, Millie Lovett, Truman Ball, Braxxton Sommers, and Micheal Wolitz. The play is directed by KCT alumna, Jennifer Cunic. The production team includes Set Designer Boone Sommers, a West High School sophomore, and Maryville High School sophomore Eric McGhee, who designed the lights. Costumes are designed by West High students Jaden Branson, Sophie Foster, and Madelyn White. The sound designer is Max Harper, a freshman and L&N Stem Academy. The play’s stage manager is Grace Christian Academy student, Alex Montgomery. KCT is East Tennessee’s leading producer of plays for children. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call 865-208-3677 or visit www.knoxvillechildrenstheatre.com.

Lone Oaks Farm Hosts First Annual Community Open House UT Extension Invites Public to Free Fishing Day

LIKE TO FISH?

Enjoy spending time relaxing outdoors in a beautiful setting? Make plans to attend the First Annual Community Open House at Lone Oaks Farm June 8. The gates at 10,000 Lake Hardeman Road will be open to all from 10 am to 2 pm to enjoy a free fishing day at the main lake. A fun event for the whole family, the First Annual Community Open House at Lone Oaks Farm is an opportunity to spend the day enjoying the 1,200 acre property full of pastures, woodlands, and lakes. “Bring your own lawn chairs, canopy tents, fishing poles, bait, and a big smile,” said Scott Cagle, Director of Lone Oaks Farm. “We really want folks in the surrounding communities to come and enjoy a fun day with us. This is an amazing place.” Operated by University of Tennessee Extension, Lone Oaks Farm is a working farm and 4-H youth development and conference center in Middleton, Tennessee. The farm currently hosts

4-H camps, field trips, and STEM education programs. Future plans for the development of Lone Oaks Farm include the construction of a 4-H STEM and Farm Center, a 4-H camp facility, a shotgun clay target shooting complex, a hospitality complex, and an adult leadership center. Barbecue sandwiches, chips, drinks, and desserts will be available for purchase, and games will be set up for kids to enjoy as well. Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers will be on site to answer questions about fish populations, techniques, and more. A fishing license will not be required on this day. University of Tennessee Extension is excited to partner with TWRA, the Grand Valley Volunteer Fire D e p a r t m e n t , M i d d l e t o n Fi r e Department, and the Women’s Auxiliary for Middleton Fire Department to make this event possible. For more information, visit www.ag.tennessee.edu. Photo by L. Vath, courtesy UTIA

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Time to Get Out from Under That Desk “I

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Heritage Family Dentistry

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of his first patients,” said Virginia Curtis, Loudon native and former entrepreneur of 32 years, when referring to Dr. Jonathan Bradshaw, DDS, founder of Heritage Family Dentistry in Farragut. “The office staff is extremely nice and always ready with a cup of coffee, warm compress for my neck, lots of fun and laughs, and anything else I might need.” Recently Dr. Bradshaw replaced Virginia’s lower denture with implants. “They stay in place,” she said. “I never have issues eating, and the convenience is a major factor as well. Dr. Bradshaw did a beautiful job. I’ve had no pain and zero issues. He explained everything so thoroughly; I just didn’t worry about a thing. They look incredible, and I’ve received many compliments on my smile and teeth. Honestly, most people don’t even know they are implants.”

But Virginia has other reasons to appreciate the caring and compassionate team at Heritage Family Dentistry. “I have multiple myeloma, and Dr. Bradshaw has prayed with and for me, given countless hugs, and even sent flowers during a rough chemo time,” said Virginia. “Not many people can say they have been pampered and comforted by their dentist. “I never hesitate to recommend Dr. Bradshaw. My entire family, including my husband of 55 years, Allen, my children Tammy and Tim, their spouses Reid and Amy, my five grandchildren Jacob, Macey, Emma, Aly, and Will, and many friends are now his patients. I truly know they will receive the best care in Knoxville… well, anywhere.”

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7 UNEXPECTED WAYS TO USE CRANBERRIES THIS SUMMER A R T I C L E C O U R T E SY O F B P T

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for lighter, more refreshing food and drinks that still pack a nutritional punch. America’s Original Superfruit®, the cranberry, is just the thing – a tangy fruit that adds flavorful zing to sweet and savory recipes. Available dried, frozen, as juice, or sauce, cranberries are a good source of Vitamin C and have fiber and unique antioxidants as well. Offering big health benefits in a little package, cranberries are full of unique polyphenols not commonly found in other fruits. You can enjoy their wonderful, robust flavor while boosting your health. Here are some great ideas for hosting an #AllAmeriCRAN cranberry summer BBQ. 1. Quench your thirst Cranberry juice makes a delightfully refreshing drink on its own or mixed with sparkling water and served on ice. For those who enjoy adult beverages, make a statement at your party with a festive, colorful pitcher of sangria served with fruit. Add cranberry juice to red wine for a zesty, delicious 21+ punch, with orange juice, orange slices, and a little extra liquor like brandy or rum. 2. Keep your cool Cranberry juice boosts the flavor of a fruit smoothie with its sweet and tart flavor. Combine with fruits, such as bananas or strawberries, and your favorite milk or yogurt, adding a little honey or agave if desired. Blend with crushed ice for a healthful, delicious smoothie for breakfast or any time you need a quick pick-me-up. The kids will love it. In preparation for extra hot days, make cranberry juice ice cubes or ice pops in your freezer. 3. Fire up the barbecue A sure-fire hit is to combine cranberry sauce with mustard, vinegar, and brown sugar to create a mouth-watering barbecue sauce for all your summer grilling. You’ll have your guests trying to guess the secret ingredient providing delicious tang. 4. Satisfy your sweet tooth For a refreshing summer treat, create a cranberry parfait in a pretty glass by alternating layers of refreshing ingredients. Get creative and start with a base like crushed cookies, vanilla wafers, or graham crackers (reserving some for the topping), then alternate layers of whipped cream, vanilla pudding, or your favorite yogurt with jellied or whole berry cranberry sauce. Add a layer or two of fresh blueberries or strawberries for a red, white, and blue dessert. Make it family-sized, or create individual parfaits to offer your guests a personal treat. 5. Have a cranberry party The robust cranberry can handle some heat, so create a zesty salsa for your next party. Combine thawed, chopped frozen cranberries with Mexican flavors such as jalapeno, green onions, lime juice, and cilantro to create a unique salsa. Season with salt and sugar to taste. 6. Add zing to your snacks Combine dried cranberries with nuts and seeds to make trail mix for your barbecue that all your guests will love to munch while you prepare the entrée. Add toasted coconut flakes or chocolate chips for a dose of sweetness. 7. Spruce up your salads Adding dried cranberries gives any veggie or fruit salad an extra pop of flavor. This whole grain salad recipe from the Cranberry Marketing Committee shows one great way to use cranberries in a colorful summer dish.

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Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad Ingredients » 2 cups water » Pinch salt » 1 cup quinoa, rinsed » 1 cup sweetened, dried cranberries » 1/2 cup minced carrots » 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper » 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper » 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion » 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro » 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice » 1 tablespoon vegetable oil » 1/4 teaspoon salt » Pinch ground red pepper Directions In a small saucepan, bring water and pinch of salt to a boil over high heat. Stir in quinoa, reduce heat, and bring to a low simmer. Cover and cook until all liquid is absorbed (about 13 minutes). Remove from heat and transfer to a medium bowl. Cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. To the bowl of quinoa, stir in cranberries, carrots, peppers, onion, and cilantro until mixed. In a small bowl, mix together lime juice, oil, salt, and ground red pepper and pour over quinoa-cranberry mixture; toss to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Does not have to be served cold. Can’t get enough cranberries? Visit www.uscranberries.com for more great recipes.


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The Tennessee Theatre Announces Lineup for

Summer Movie Magic THE

T E N N E S S E E Theatre unveiled the lineup for Summer Movie Magic, which will include 12 movie titles, twice as many as in years past. Friday night screenings will feature modern or cult classics, and Sunday matinees will feature older classics or family films. The movie series celebrates the Tennessee Theatre’s heritage as being a movie palace, a place to escape and see the world on the screen. There’s something for everyone in the 21st 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 by Freddie Brabson, House Organist. Summer Movie Magic Series Lineup Friday night screenings: » The Breakfast Club: June 21 at 8 pm » Jaws: July 12 at 8 pm » Monty Python & The Holy Grail: July 19 at 8 pm » Ghostbusters: August 2 at 8 pm » Saturday Night Fever: August 16 at 8 pm » Unforgiven: August 23 at 8 pm Sunday matinee screenings: » City Lights: June 23 at 3 pm » The Little Mermaid Sing Along: July 14 at 3 pm » The Wizard of Oz: July 21 at 3 pm » North by Northwest: August 4 at 3 pm » Singin’ in the Rain: August 18 at 3 pm » The Iron Giant: August 25 at 3 pm Tickets can be purchased at the Tennessee Theatre box office, Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 865-684-1200. The ticket price for each movie is $9 for adults and $7 for children under 12 and seniors 65 and over. A six-entry punch card is $45 for adults and $36 for children and seniors. “We love celebrating our legacy as a grand movie palace with this summer film series,” said Becky Hancock, the theatre’s Executive Director. “Movies have been screened here since opening day in 1928, and we love showing the classics from various decades. Seeing a film on the Tennessee’s big screen, surrounded by its beauty with a crowd of other moviegoers, is an unforgettable experience. I invite you to join us for Summer Movie Magic and make your own memories that will last a lifetime.” For more information, 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. 20

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Overcoming Your Fear of Going to the Dentist FEAR

of any medical procedure, including dental procedures, is not uncommon. As Beth learned, communicating your concerns to your medical provider can help you overcome your anxiety. EK: Beth, share with us your fear of going to the dentist. Beth: I had a horrible and intense fear of going to the dentist because of awful experiences from previous dental work. That was before I learned of Farragut Dental Studio from Everything Knoxville magazine. Their entire team was extremely gentle, patient, sweet, and tender in helping me feel safe during every step of the process and at each visit. “Amazing” doesn’t even begin to describe how wonderful they are. They compassionately worked with me through tears and shakes to make me feel relaxed during my first visit, and each visit got easier because I could trust them to listen to me and put my comfort above just getting the job done. EK: You mentioned that the setting itself was helpful in overcoming your apprehension. How so?

Beth: The atmosphere and environment of the dental studio is beyond comparison. They greet you with a warm compassion that makes you feel special and genuinely cared for. The dental process uses the most modern, high-tech instruments that make the whole experience so much better than you can imagine. It’s the only time taking x-rays have not hurt or made me gag. Also, there’s a flat screen monitor above that enables you to watch a show or movie while they work on your teeth. It’s a wonderful distraction that takes your mind off what’s going on. When you arrive for your appointment, they’re ready for you. No long waits when you’re there; it’s all about you. EK: Would you recommend Farragut Dental Studio to others? Beth: Absolutely! Dr. Vyas and his team are a blessing, especially if you have a fear or are just plain petrified of going to the dentist like I was. They will help you overcome your fears and provide you with a beautiful smile in a wonderful setting. They pay close attention to detail and describe your procedure to

you in a way that is precise and clear and not just technical dental language. Also, they make sure that you always feel in control of what’s going on. EK: In closing, is there anything else you would like to add? Beth: Mere words don’t accurately describe my Farragut Dental Studio experience. I’m so grateful to have found them, because going to the dentist was like a living nightmare, and I needed a lot of work done. The results were incredible and literally brought tears to my eyes. If a dental practice could win a Nobel Prize, they deserve it and would win it, hands down. Thanks to Dr. Vyas and his entire team. You have no idea how much your care and concern mean. I can get back to living life again. No more hiding!

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the perfect everyday look for your table? Or are you trying to finalize a new look for your home? Now at The Town Framery & Gifts are several lines of linens, from runners, to napkins, to placemats, which are ideal for that finished look for your dining area. Casual elegance in linen blends, heavy cotton weaves and Chindi finishes in plaids and solids. Don’t forget the accessories, including napkin rings, napkin holders, and décor for your table top in galvanized and farmhouse cream finishes. A full line of battery operated, remote control candles to set off your table display or buffet are offered in white, cream, birch, taupe, and gray. With the outdoor dining season upon us, the perfect tray or caddy to get from your kitchen to the deck, patio, or pool are among the fabulous side items now available. Also available are weighted napkin holders to pair with a wonderful selection of napkins in cocktail, luncheon, and guest sizes. If you are entertaining, you will want to pick up a few of the Rabbit Creek dip mixes or Copper Leaf Jams & Jellies for that delicious and easy appetizer or perfect glaze! Serving your everyday needs at The Town Framery & Gifts. Think big… shop small!

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Oak Ridge Junior Playhouse Theatre Camp T

HE OAK RIDGE Junior Playhouse Theatre Camp will be held during two consecutive weeks in June: Week 1, June 10 through June 14, will be for rising grades 3 to 5 and 9 to 12. Week 2, June 17 through June 21, will be for rising grades 6 to 8. Both weeks will have the same format. The camp will run from 9 am to 3 pm for the first four days and will go longer on Friday, as it will end with a showcase performance at 5 pm on the stage of the Oak Ridge Playhouse. Courtney Minton and Rollin Prince are experienced theatre teachers, as well as area performers. Both teachers are excited to provide a creative, encouraging, and collaborative environment where students can build confidence while pushing their abilities and also having fun. With a camp theme this year of “Theatre Through the Ages,” campers will, through games, exercises, and instruction, travel through the history of theatre during the course of their week. The showcase on Friday will give the campers the experience of performing on the historic Oak Ridge Playhouse stage while also enabling their friends and family to see what they’ve learned and accomplished. Tuition for each of the week-long camps is $225. For more information or to register, visit www.orplayhouse.com/summer-camp. June 2019 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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Announcing the 2019-2020 Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre Season

THE TENNESSEE

Theatre is thrilled to announce the 2019-2020 Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre season. The complete lineup is as follows: » Fiddler on the Roof: December 27-29, 2019 » Miss Saigon: January 28 – February 2, 2020 » Waitress: February 28 – March 1, 2020 » A Bronx Tale: April 3-5, 2020 » Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: May 5-10, 2020 » CATS: June 19-21, 2020 Broadway at the Tennessee is a cornerstone of entertainment in the East Tennessee region, bringing long-time theatre goers and first-timers together to enjoy the excitement, energy, and thrill of live theatre. “The Tennessee Theatre is proud to bring these high-quality, diverse productions to Knoxville,” said Becky Hancock, Executive Director of the Tennessee Theatre. “To see a Broadway show in Knoxville’s Grand Entertainment Palace – with its intimate auditorium and beautiful ambiance – is an incredible experience. It is our goal to provide diverse cultural experiences that open the doors to imagination, inspiration, and into the perspectives of others. Broadway shows are an exciting way to explore those other worlds through storytelling, music, and dance. We look forward to sharing the world of Broadway during our upcoming season.” Subscription packages for the season are on sale now! Four different package options 24

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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. Special add-on Performances!* The Color Purple: November 5-6, 2019 The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). Blue Man Group: April 21-23, 2020 Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy, and non-verbal communication. Since debuting at New York’s Astor Place Theatre, the live show has expanded to additional domestic residencies in Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Orlando, an

international residency in Berlin, and multiple North American and World tours, reaching more than 35 million people worldwide. Blue Man Group is universally appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds, and continually injected with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments and sensory stimulating graphics. *The Color Purple and Blue Man Group can only be added to subscription packages and cannot be substituted for the six subscription titles. Add-ons can only be purchased now if you purchase a subscription. Individual tickets without a subscription will be available later this year. For more information on the Broadway at the Tennessee 2019-2020 season, 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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Softcover journals to inspire and make notes for bright futures.

The ReWINEd Signature Collection is the original wine bottle candle. Each is hand-cut from a wine bottle and repurposed into an all-natural soy wax candle. A great gift and available in all your favorite varietals.

Frank & Funny is our line of humorous cards written by road-tested, professional stand-up comedians. Perfect for the witty, fun Dad or grad you are celebrating or anyone with a sense of humor for birthdays, welcoming babies, or just because. Gift books are a great way to say thank you and I love you. All these gifts and more are available at CH Interiors & Gifts. Also, stop by the store for FREE samples and discounts during our Dog Days of Summer Deals event Friday & Saturday, June 7th & 8th! Mention you saw Shopdog Sadie’s ad in Everything Knoxville at check-out for an extra 10% OFF your purchase! Wishing you a wonderful start to the summer season!

Darlene, Kristen & ShopDog Sadie CH Interiors & Gifts

12556 Kingston Pike in Knoxville 865.288.7887 www.chinteriorsandgifts.com @chinteriorsandgifts Hours: Mon-Sat 10 am - 6 pm Text CH to 55678 for Deals & Events!

12556 Kingston Pike • Knoxville TN 37934 | Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6 www.chinteriorsandgifts.com | 865.288.7887

“Behind the Scenes” Tours of Cades Cove

with Mike Meldrum, Retired National Park Ranger

T OUR CADES COVE

and discover parts that most visitors never experience or hear about. You’ll see and learn about: » Gregory’s Cave and the thriving business of Joe Gregory » The story of the Primitive Baptist Church » Managing wildlife in Cades Cove and the Deer Exclosure » The CCC Camp » The WW II Memorial Tree » Cable’s Lodge » And much more!

This is one of our most popular and informative tours. Tour dates are Saturdays, June 22, August 24, October 12, and October 26. Tours depart at 9:30 am from the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center and return at approximately 4:30 pm. Tours will be conducted rain or shine. Guests must be able to walk on uneven ground. The cost is $65 per person and includes a box lunch. For more information or to book your tour, call 865-448-8838.

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Dollywood Officially Opens Largest Expansion in Park History

DOLLYWOOD AGAIN

solidified its place among the nation’s premier family destinations as Dolly Parton officially opened Wildwood Grove, the largest expansion in park history. Parton opened the fascinating new land to visitors ready to enjoy its 11 thrilling new experiences. During an early morning media event, Parton shared the inspiration and dreams that led to the creation of Wildwood Grove, calling the area the new standard for Dollywood. At $37 million, Wildwood Grove is Dollywood theme park’s largest capital investment ever and is the first new area added to Dollywood since Wilderness Pass in 2008. The biggest adventure in Dollywood’s history provides guests of all sizes unique experiences to enjoy together as a family. “When I was a little girl growing up in the hills of the Smoky Mountains, I’d often let my imagination just run away – something I still do now – dreaming these big dreams about what it’d be like to venture off with a family of bears in to the woods or how fun it would be to hitch a ride with the butterflies and dragonflies,” said Parton. “All us kids would splash and play in the creeks and ponds around home and have these daydreams about the world around us, and that’s what’s so special about Wildwood Grove. We’ve been able to create a new area to allow families to experience some of those exact dreams we all had when we were little. Wildwood Grove is so special to me because so many of the same daydreams and imaginations from my childhood have now found a perfect place at my Dollywood. I hope families will enjoy laughing, playing, and exploring together in this great new place that truly does feel like home for me.” Craig Ross, The Dollywood Company President, explained the significance of the newest addition to the storied theme park. “Without doubt, this is one of the most exciting days in the history of our company,” 26

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he said. “It is rare in our industry that a park adds a completely new land in its entirety, and as we continue to grow and set attendance records, we needed to add more area to give guests more room to spread out and explore. Additionally, we were able to take many of Dolly’s childhood dreams and create experiences that are uniquely Smoky Mountain-themed and really help tell the story of this beautiful area. I know our guests will be thrilled with the great diversity of attractions they will be able to enjoy when they visit Wildwood Grove. We’re extremely proud of the fact that there are experiences here that every member of the family will love and enjoy.” After stepping into Wildwood Grove, imagination takes flight, delivering explorers on a journey of discovery in this breathtaking area. Remarkable sights await visitors throughout the land. In the distance, the breathtaking Wildwood Tree catches the eye as lively butterflies shimmer in the daylight. Families laugh and play, taking rides inside giant acorns at Treetop Tower and aboard a thrilling “leaf boat” on the Great Tree Swing. Even the bears are friendly in Wildwood Grove, as they let guests meander with them through their own natural habitat at the Black Bear Trail. If smaller guests need a quick break, Hidden Hollow contains a 4,000 sq. ft. climate-controlled area with climbing structures, slides, and games where kids and their parents can enjoy play time full of exploration. Nearby, families scream with delight as they take a ride with Tennessee’s state symbol – the mockingbird – in an experience they control themselves at The Mad Mockingbird. Others dip and dart through geysers while suspended from dragonflies on the area’s signature ride attraction, Dragonflier. At the heart of it all is The Wildwood Tree. This focal point is a beacon for all, drawing

families to watch the butterflies play in its leafy canopy while encouraging others to splash and play in the winding creek that flows at its base. As the daylight fades, families can bask in a colorful kaleidoscope of summer fun as the area glows to life. Wildwood Grove also features new merchandise and dining options for park guests. Till & Harvest provides the perfect blend of Smoky Mountain flavors and fresh Mexican cuisine. The menu features a variety of build-your-own style entrees such as burritos, bowls, salads, and nachos all filled with wood-fired meats, fresh vegetables, and flavorful sauces. Along with the Smoky Mountain Mexican flavors, Till & Harvest also provides a spacious open-air patio for families to enjoy the sights and sounds of Wildwood Grove while they enjoy their meal. Mountain Grove Merchants is the onestop-shop for guests looking for the perfect gift or souvenir to celebrate their adventure in Wildwood Grove. Nearly $1 million has been invested in Wildwood Grove’s landscaping, with more than 400 trees and 2,300 shrubs creating a beautiful, yet decidedly natural atmosphere to enjoy. As the landscaping continues to mature, the visual appeal of the area will only increase. Three new costume characters call Wildwood Grove home. Flit and Flutter serve as Wildwood Grove’s ambassadors, and Benjamin Bear loves to make new friends. Characters will have scheduled opportunities to meet guests each day. Each day of exploration in Wildwood Grove is an experience families don’t want to miss. These merry memory making moments are certain to become a treasured part of every family’s visit. For more information about Wildwood Grove or Dollywood’s 2019 season, call 1 - 8 0 0 - D O L LYW O O D o r v i s i t www. dollywood.com. Photos by Wes Ramey, courtesy of The Dollywood Company


Experience a Fun-Filled

Summer at Sweetwater Flower Shop

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with close friends and family members this summer at Sweetwater Flower Shop and Kelly D’s 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 as we transition from spring both inside and out. Sweetwater Flower Shop is 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 Kelly D’s at the Mansion, 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. Kelly D’s 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 Kelly D’s at the Mansion Restaurant in historic downtown Sweetwater to enjoy a summertime of fun filled memories with good friends and loved ones.

Sweetwater Flower Shop 118 W. North Street Sweetwater, TN 37874 423.337.6623

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Graphic Creations Discover the Power of the TEAM OSH

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co-founder of Pit Crew, “Your On Demand Mobile Auto Service,” understands the value of surrounding himself with a dedicated team of experienced professionals to deliver a level of service that exceeds the expectations of their customers. “Founded right here in Knoxville, the city we love serving, Pit Crew was created to eliminate the hassle of an auto shop,” said Josh. “We know the pain of taking half of your Saturday to sit in a nasty waiting room. We’d rather you focus on the more important things in life, like spending that Saturday with your family and not getting your oil changed.” Knowing the value of a true team effort, Pit Crew teamed up with Knoxville-based Graphic Creations to help Pit Crew communicate their totally unique marketing message. “Graphic Creations owner, Jim Caughorn, and his marketing team provide top-notch

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service at such a personal level,” said Josh. “The quality of work is excellent, performed by people who care for me as much as the job being completed. Graphic Creations has provided an impressive variety of products for us, including shirt embroidery and window clings for customer windshields, as well as more comprehensive services like

our vehicle wrap, which draws hundreds of eyes every day. Compared to other marketing services we have used previously, Graphic Creations stands out from the rest in quality of work, customer service, and price. Their sleek and imaginative designs and beautiful displays catch eyes all over Knoxville, helping Pit Crew to raise our brand awareness.” When asked if he would recommend Graphic Creations, Josh responded, “Absolutely! They’re a great team with an impressive facility and awesome products.” If you’re ready to “Change Your Oil, Not Your Schedule,” book now at www. getpitcrew.com.

Graphic Creations

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What Will the Markets Do When You Retire? B Y Y V O N N E M A R S H , C F P ® , C PA

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Is Your Financial Team Playing in Harmony? At Marsh Wealth Management, we know that the pieces insurance, and legal, should work together in harmony. That’s why we provide a team of experienced professionals including

M A G I N E T H E M A R K E T S decline 15%

on your first day of retirement! Your $500,000 nest egg is now worth $440,000. You will need an almost 18% rebound to recover. What if the opposite were true? The Yvonne Marsh, markets increase 15%. Your $500,000 CFP®, CPA is now worth $560,000. In retirement, you can do everything right – you save diligently, work with a fiduciary advisor, focus on low fees and tax efficiency – but market corrections early in your retirement years can dramatically alter the ability of your money to last your lifetime. Called Sequence of Returns investment risk, it’s the luck of the draw and can devastate your best laid plans. Few investment professionals talk about or even understand it. For example: John and Sue retire at age 65 with $500,000 in identical balanced portfolios and plan to withdraw $25,000 annually, adjusted for 3% inflation. John retires as the markets go down. He averages an 8% return but runs out of money by age 83. Sue retires in a market rally. She averages the same 8%, with her corrections coming in later years. Her portfolio at age 90 is $1.6 million. Why the disparity? Markets don’t give averages; they give you actual returns that work out to an average. The order in which you earn that average matters! What’s a retiree to do? Work with a fiduciary to structure your investments according to time and purpose. Invest conservatively for assets needed earlier. Invest for growth with assets needed later. Typically advisors simply invest by account type: IRAs one way and brokerage accounts another way. This simply does not mitigate Sequencing Risk. Secondly, have enough guaranteed income to meet your basic needs. This gives you the flexibility to wait out a down market. If Social Security isn’t enough to do that and you don’t have a pension, create your own pension annuity with a highly rated insurance company. Many new income opportunities exist today that didn’t exist 10 years ago. Your early retirement years define your later retirement years – all due to the unknowable Sequence of Returns risk. Take the steps today to protect your tomorrow. Give us a call to learn more.

Marsh Wealth Management, LLC 504 Ebenezer Road Knoxville, TN 37922 865.622.2162 www.marshwealth.com

Financial Planning & Investment Advisory Services are offered through Marsh Wealth Management, LLC (“MWM”), an independent investment advisor registered with the state of Tennessee. Yvonne Marsh is an Investment Advisor Representative of MWM in the state of Tennessee. Marsh Professional Group, LLC, is a TN registered public accounting firm and a separate legal entity from MWM. For a detailed discussion of MWM and their investment advisory fees, see the firm’s Form ADV on file with the SEC at www.adviserinfo.sec.gov.

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Lenoir City’s

Rockin’ The Docks June 29 • 1–10:30 PM Fort Loudon Lake

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OCKIN’ THE DOCKS is an all day festival that takes place each year on Fort Loudon Lake. Each summer thousands of people gather at Lenoir City Park to enjoy live bands, food, fireworks, rock climbing wall, and much more. This year we have some of our best performers ever. Food vendors will be providing a wide variety of your favorites, so there is no need to bring any food. They will also provide plenty of beverages to drink. The children’s play area will also be back for the kids to enjoy. We do ask that you leave pets at home, and as always, alcoholic beverages are prohibited. For more information, visit www.rockinthedocks.com. June 2019 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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STU COOK B Y R A N DY PAT T E R S O N , B O O M E R O C I T Y. C O M

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more than familiar with the iconic band from the 60s and early 70s, Creedence Clearwater revival. Their music catalog includes Proud Mary, Who’ll Stop the Rain, and many other songs that occupy the soundtrack of baby boomers’ youth. They were veterans of Woodstock and other huge festivals of 1969. Wikipedia states that, just in the U.S., they’ve sold 28 million records. All of this led up to their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 – 21 years after the band broke up on pursued years of litigation between Stu Cook and Doug Clifford and their lead singer/guitarist, John Fogerty. For more than 26 years, Stu and Doug toured as Creedence Clearwater Revisited (the gem of one of the post-breakup lawsuits), bringing back musical memories to long-time fans and new fans alike. That is, until their recent announcement that they are retiring from the road after this year. That news came on the heels of a re-hashed announcement that Stu and Doug have settled their pending lawsuits with John Fogerty. I reached out to Stu to have my second interview with him to chat about these announcements. When I called Stu at his home, we caught up on news and small talk before I mentioned the retirement announcement and asked if East Tennessee was going to wind up being on their itinerary. “No, we don’t play in East Tennessee,” he said. “We haven’t been in East Tennessee in quite a while. We never know where we’re going. We have virtually no say in it. The offers come in, and our booking agency, William Morris, and our management try 30

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to figure out – they put the dart board on the wall then they decide: ‘Which dates they can possibly make it from A to B to C without killing themselves?’ We call it ‘No heroics,’ ha ha! If we can’t get there safely overnight, we probably shouldn’t take the gig.” Later in our conversation, when we chatted about the “Revisited” incarnation of CCR, Stu indicated, “Twenty-five. This is year 25 of ‘Revisited.’ Who knew that it would go on like that? At the end of last year, we said, ‘The playing is as great as ever. The audience is as great as ever. And, of course, the music is supreme for us. The road is just not much fun.’ Twenty-five straight years of straight… you know, most bands take a break. Most artists tour behind product – new product or recent product. We’re touring on our legacy. We do it every year, but when you start going back to the same place multiple times and it wasn’t your favorite place to begin with, the travel has really gotten unromantic. “ We’re not retiring from the music business, as such, or from music, or from being CCR, or even Creedence Clearwater Revisited. We’re just taking a break from the road which, at our age, this will likely be the last year of regular revisited appearances anywhere.” We then segued into the subjects of the litigation settlement and the retirement announcement. Why this? Why now? “Well, the settlement actually occurred a couple of years ago,” he said. “The settlement I refer to is our most recent legal battle. It started at the end of 2014 and then went through 2015 and 2016. I think we settled at the beginning of 2017. It really had no connection at all that I can call on or pull

down and attach to our decision to get off the road. But, that said, to your question as to what it feels like, what our settlement looks like: At this point, it’s just a business arrangement, but it’s far more than we ever had in the last 45 years. We have a company together, and we hope to do some interesting things with it. “In the meantime, other projects have been in the wings and are now about to take stage. I believe that Creedence’s full performance, the quartet’s first and full performance at Royal Albert Hall, is going to be released. It’s a DVD. Coming up also I believe this year, because this is the 50th anniversary, of course, of Woodstock. We’re trying to get together a complete set to be released on DVD as well. We weren’t in the movie. Hopefully people will be able to judge for themselves how good that performance was. I think it was one of the best of the event. A journeyman set under any circumstances, but Woodstock was not your normal circumstance.” Organize a group to travel where CCR is playing this year. Visit www.Creedence-Revisited.com, purchase tickets, and plan a trip to catch this iconic act one last time. Visit www.boomerocity. com to read what else Stu had to say about the lawsuits, Woodstock, and advice to new talent. 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.


Benefits of Doggy Daycare D OES YOUR DOG lack individual

attention while you are at work? Well, a healthy alternative is Doggy Daycare. Here are the benefits: » Relieves boredom/separation anxiety Left alone, dogs become bored or anxious, with separation anxiety causing destructive behaviors, including chewing, excessive barking, howling, and accidents. Daycares offer healthy stimulation, preventing these behaviors. » Provides routine Dogs are creatures of habit and like routine. Daycare will help maintain a routine of romping stomping and exercise. » Socialization Dogs are social animals and enjoy other dogs of like/like size and personality type, plus humans to develop their social skills. There is never a dull moment at Ms. C’s, except during rest time from noon to 2 pm daily. » Attention At daycare, dogs continually interact with staff. We understand a dog’s need for loving attention. One of our staff will be with your dog from 7:30 am to 6 pm daily. » Safety Daycare is a safer option than leaving them alone, especially if your dog tries to escape his yard or crate. Safety is our first priority.

Vaccinations must be up to date, including canine influenza, DHLPP, bordetella, and rabies. » Affordable Some may think doggie daycare is expense. At Ms. C’s, it’s very affordable at only $20 per dog per day from 7:30 am to 6 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. » Flexible Bring your dog once or twice a week, whatever works for you. If you need daycare at the last minute, just give Ms. C’s a call. Dog must be current on all vaccinations. » A tired dog is a happy dog A dog who has been active and well-cared for throughout the day tends to be more content. For more information about Ms. C’s, call 865-986-6325, come by for a tour, or visit www. MsCsBedandBiscuits.com and book a daycare reservation. Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your dog is in good hands, eliminating the guilt felt leaving him home alone for long periods at a time.

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Circle Modern Dance Begins 28th Anniversary Season with Performance CIDRACNLCEE M O D E R N

is kicking off their 28th anniversary season with Circle in the City, a performance and celebration of the arts on June 8 and 9 at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville. Circle in the City will feature various styles of dance, spoken word, improvisation, a n d p r o j e c t e d i m a g e r y. Attendees can grab a beverage from the bar and peruse a silent auction featuring many local goods and services. The unforgettable performance showca ses wor k by lo ca l dancers and choreographers, including Deborah Whelan, Kimberly Matibag, Angela Hill, and Jeny Jones. Also included are works from guest artists with Momentum Dance Lab and Riversong Dance Studio. The venue, the Emporium Center, adds to the experience with art exhibited throughout the space. “I have been involved with Circle Modern Dance for more than a decade,” said Sarah

100 S. Gay Street. Tickets are $12 in advance at www.circlemoderndance.com or $15 at the door. We are also offering a donation-based “pay what you can” open dress rehearsal on Thursday, June 6, at 6 pm. Circle in the City is a show for all ages and participates in the Penny4Arts program, allowing children to attend for one penny when accompanied by an adult.

Whitaker, co-director of the production. “I sincerely believe that Circle in the City is one of the most artistic performances we have produced in recent memory. I am thrilled to work with these artists and cannot wait to share our work with the community.” Performances will take place on Saturday, June 8, at 5 and 8 pm and Sunday, June 9, at 2 pm at the Emporium Center, located at

About Circle Modern Dance Circle Modern Dance is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization based in downtown Knoxville. The organization was founded in 1990 by Mark Lamb, Claire Barratt, Wendy Nash Remick, and Kimberly Matibag. (Kimberly is choreographing and performing in Circle in the City.) The philosophy of Circle Modern Dance is that Every Body has the Right to Dance. For more information, call 865-3095309 or visit www.circlemoderndance.com. June 2019 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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Insights

+HIGHLIGHTS AMISH ELEGANCE

This exquisite “Mary Sue Table Lamp” is just one of the many hand-crafted Amish furniture pieces, home décor, and art items you will discover at Amish Elegance, 613 N. Campbell Station Road in Knoxville, 865.392.6000, www.amisheleganceknox.com.

SOUTHEASTERN DERMATOLOGY DECORATING DEN INTERIORS

Save on heating and cooling costs and complete your room at the same time! We’ll find the best solution for your space to keep you cool all summer long. Decorating Den Interiors | Kozar Design Team, 521 Lovell Rd., Suite 205 in Knoxville, 865.392.6222, www.SandyKozar.DecoratingDen.com. 32

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EltaMD® Skincare UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 Oil-free EltaMD® UV Clear helps calm and protect sensitive skin types prone to breakouts, rosacea, and discoloration. Very lightweight and silky, it may be worn with makeup or alone. Choose from tinted and untinted formulas for use every day. Available at Southeastern Dermatology, 1930 Pinnacle Pointe Way in Knoxville, 865.474.8800, www.drdoppelt.com.


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Does Dad or the man in your life deserve a unique gift? Or are you looking to spice up your summer BBQ? Just in from Chattanooga, this award-winning trio of BBQ Sauce, Hot Sauce, and Dirty Dust Seasoning by Hoff & Pepper is our must-have for the season! Simple ingredients, locally sourced, and delicious! Available at CH Interiors & Gifts, 12556 Kingston Pike in Knoxville, 865.288.7887, www.chinteriorsandgifts.com.

THE TOWN FRAMERY & GIFTS

Bring beautiful summer colors inside with a great assortment of silk and paper blooms. Available at The Town Framery & Gifts, 12814 Kingston Pike in Farragut, 865.671.6627, www.thetownframery.com.

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Accessorize your entire wardrobe with the incredible selection of designerinspired ladies’ accessories you will discover at Sweetwater Flower Shop, 118 W. North Street in Sweetwater, 423.337.6623

This large, exquisitely hand-blown glass bowl would make the perfect accent piece for nearly any room in your home. Signed by the artist, this piece is available exclusively at Premiere Consignment, 320 Lakeside Plaza in Tellico Village, 865.458.9721, www.premiereconsignment.com. June 2019 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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SUMMER Air conditioning is blissful during the summer, but running it nonstop during a heat wave will have you cursing when you get your utility bill. Fortunately, clever use of draperies, blinds, and other window treatments can help keep your house cool and your bills in check.

ENERGY The Department of Energy says that smart management of window coverings can reduce heat gain by up to 77 percent. And, as a bonus, these same practices can reduce heat loss in the winter! Combinations of draperies, valances or cornices, roman shades, cellular shades, blinds, and films have the best effect.

SAVINGS Cellular shades are the best and most energy efficient window coverings you can buy. They use a series of cell pockets to trap air around your windows, keeping your rooms warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The cells use a unique design shape similar to a honeycomb and are often referred to as such.


DRAPERIES The ability of drapes to reduce heat gain depends on fabric type and color. Mediumcolored draperies with white lining can reduce heat gain by 33 percent, according to the DOE. Hang the draperies as close to the window as possible. For maximum effect, install a cornice at the top of the draperies.

SHADES On summer days, keep your draperies closed. "Particularly on the side of the house or apartment where the sun is coming in," says Allen Drury, a representative of Con Edison. For more tips and ideas to keep cool this summer, call us today!

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is 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 did you know that it is also a great way to repurpose household items that you may no longer need? Whether the result of a recent move, downsizing, remodeling, redecorating, updating, or new empty nesters, many of us have accumulated items that we may no longer need that can easily be turned into cash by consigning them for resale at Premiere Consignment, conveniently located in Tellico Village. Premiere Consignment 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 Aaron Hunt, co-owner. “We receive most of our consigned merchandise from Tellico Village and surrounding upscale lake and golf front communities, 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, high-profile eBay presence, and on-site estate sales, our clients have the best of all worlds representing the very best opportunity to resell their consigned items. Our retail store offers customers the same opportunity to browse through our current selection of furniture, home décor items, art, and rugs that conventional furniture showrooms display but at a significant savings. Also, our eBay store opens up additional opportunities for success. Our on-site estate sales are growing in popularity as well, designed especially for homeowners who might find it inconvenient to transport their numerous sale 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 a considerable savings. To learn more, call us at 865-458-9721, drop by our showroom, or visit us online at www. premiereconsignment.com.

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Nothing to Sneeze At Rediscover a New Level of Clean BY KERRY MCDUFFIE, OWNER OF SUPERIOR CARPET & RUG CLE ANING

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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 once again. 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 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, especially those with allergies. 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. Since 1985, Superior Carpet & Rug Cleaning, a West Knoxville-based company, has offered 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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Music Feeds Concert Series

June 1 – October 4 Tennessee Amphitheater

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six shows will take place from June through October at the Tennessee Amphitheater in World’s Fair Park. Proceeds will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. The lineup for the 2019 series includes: » Here come the Mummies: June 1 » Simply Queen (a Queen tribute band): July 19 » Corey Smith: July 20 » Shining Star (an Earth, Wind & Fire tribute band): August 3 » Steve Earle and the Dukes: August 30 » Scott Miller and the Commonwealth: October 4 The gates open at 5:30 pm, and the shows begin at 7:30 pm. Ticket prices range from $20-$55. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.knoxvilletickets. com/musicfeeds.

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June in the Garden BY LISA GRUGIN

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has certainly been temperamental this spring. I’m not going to complain, however, because overall it was beautiful. It seemed as if we moved from one blooming plant to another! June is a usually a lovely month, but we are starting to transition into summer. This means that you need to get your yard (and yourself ) prepared for the heat and humidity. » Go take a walk around first and see what is going on. All sorts of insects are hatching out and fungal spores are popping open. Weeds are growing 3’ seemingly overnight. Critters have begun digging in your yard for grubs. Deer and rabbits wait until plants start looking very nice and then they munch them down to the ground. Make notes about your concerns and then stop by and let us help you treat them! » Although I ask you to watch out for bugs, you really need to stop freaking out every time you see one. If it isn’t eating your plant, leave it alone. Many insects are beneficial. Ladybugs are a pain if they

get in your house, but they can clean all the aphids off a tomato in a day. Spiders are a great way to keep the general insect population down, and other insects actually battle the bad guys. We are decimating our pollinators and creating a generation of bugs that are immune to insecticides by overusing chemical controls. Treat the plant if it is being damaged, but always use the least toxic products first before escalating if necessary. » Good hygiene is very important for both insect and disease treatment. Keep plants clear of debris (spent blooms and old leaves) that will serve as a hiding place for eggs or spores. It is also a good idea to remove diseased leaves from the ground around the plant as they fall so that fungal spores don’t redeposit into the soil. » Good air circulation is also critical, so don’t plant things too close together. We see this often with things like Leyland Cypress that were planted as a barrier or Cherry Laurels planted against a house. It is much better for it to look a bit sparse at first!

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» Weeds are trying to take over the world. I have battled weeds this spring more than I ever have, and some of them are downright vicious. Homemade weed sprays are effective on shallow rooted weeds, but dandelions and wild onions are going to laugh at you. Wait until the ground is soft after a rain and use a trowel or weeder to get the entire root out. » You can still plant shrubs, perennials, and annuals. Larger shrubs and trees will require extra care, because it is more stressful for them to get established when it gets hot. Watering will be critical, and a sprinkler isn’t going to be adequate for them. You must supplement with drip irrigation or hand watering. Call us if you have questions. » Did you plant vegetables? Be vigilant against caterpillars, cutworms, and other insects that can destroy your crop. Remove what you can and treat with the least toxic product possible. Diatomaceous Earth will take care of many crawling bugs, and safer soap will help with flying bugs. Fungal diseases are harder to treat and can be caused by too much water, watering above ground rather than at soil level, and failure to rotate crops. Call us or your Agricultural Extension Agent if you have problems that you don’t know how to treat. » Keep harvesting veggies as they are ready so they won’t stop producing. If you vastly overestimated the amount that your family could consume, consider donating the excess to food pantries! » Container gardens and baskets need a little love. Trim, treat, and fertilize to keep them full and healthy. Flowers that are prolific bloomers like spreading petunias and calibrachoa tend to pull all the nutrients out of the soil quickly and should be fertilizd with a mild strength mix weekly. Perennials and foliage plants do not require fertilizer as often. » Perennials and annuals that have gotten leggy can be cut back so they will fill out. Fall blooming perennials such as asters and mums should be cut back so they won’t flop. You can also cut back any remaining foliage on spring bulbs if they have yellowed. » Be kind to the birds and bees. We need them to survive. Cease using toxic chemicals and learn to work with nature instead of fighting her. We are still getting fresh loads of plants weekly. Stop by and see what is new and beautiful!

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The Wrinkled Shirt in Your Closet Has Something to Say

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F YOUR CLOSET is too crowded

and disorganized, you probably have several blouses or shirts that you never see because they are crammed in the corner or laying on the floor underneath other clothes. Well, if that shirt could write you a letter, this is probably what it would write: I am really a nice looking shirt. I fit you well. You used to love me, and you wore me to some of your most important meetings or dinner with friends. We looked so beautiful together. However, as time went by, I wasn’t the center of attention. I was pushed further and further back in your closet. I am feeling unloved and disrespected. You never look at me because you can’t see me! It’s dark and cramped back in the corner. And yes, I know I’m wrinkled, but you would be too if you were living in this crowded space where the other hangers are constantly stabbing me. You are to blame for my condition. If you just took the time to give me – and yourself – a new, organized closet system, we could both be happy. I can just see a new custom closet where I have glorious space to be my best self. I wouldn’t be a wrinkled mess, and you would love me again. Please call Tailored Living of Knoxville and set up a free consultation. They can design

didn’t need your shirt to tell you that you need a new, organized closet system. From the closet to the family mudroom, and from the garage to a home office, Tailored Living of Knoxville can help organize every room in the home. Tailored Living is known for its innovative and affordable in-home storage solutions. A custom design starts with an in-home consultation with a space-planning expert who listens, offers experienced advice, and discusses solutions to your needs that meet your budget. Then, using their proprietary 3D software, Tailored Living designs each space while at your home. You’ll see the finished project before it begins! Do take your shirt’s advice to call Tailored Living for a free consultation. Tailored Living can help you love your clothes again.

a new closet and show you a 3D rendering of the design so you’ll know exactly where I will be placed. The sooner you call, the sooner you and I can be together again! P.S. A pair of your sandals and a pair of great fitting black pants feel the same way. If you are wasting time every morning trying to find missing clothing items, you

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Day of Service at Random Acts of Flowers!

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flowers into beautiful arrangements. Your team also has the option of doing a special delivery to a local healthcare facility so you can see the impact of delivering hope in person. We can tailor your Day of Service to your team’s focus and help you accomplish your goals during your service time at Random Acts of Flowers! Start planning your Day of Service today! For a minimal tax-deductible donation, Random Acts of Flowers will provide your organization with a personalized engagement experience that is sure to motivate and inspire your team. Visit www.knoxville.randomactsofflowers.org/ groupengagement for further information,

or email us at info@rafknoxville.org with any specific questions or needs your group would require. Random Acts of Flowers’ mission is to improve the emotional health and wellbeing of individuals in healthcare facilities by delivering recycled flowers, encouragement, and personal moments of kindness.

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Start Enjoying Your Home’s Underused Outdoor Living Spaces

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ET READY to let the great outdoors in!

A breath of fresh air for your home Screens of East Tennessee 865.919.1615 steve@tennesseescreens.com

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 spaces don’t include retractable screen solutions, then the answer is most likely no. Here’s why. Homeowners today are making significant investments creating outdoor “living spaces” 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 remaining truly hidden when fully retracted. And 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.

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Weatherproof All of Your Out-of-Door Events This Year

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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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Personal Space Construction

“It’s Not Just Your Home... It’s Your Personal Space”

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home was outdated and in need of a remodel, homeowner Melinda Bishop decided to c o n t a c t Pe r s o n a l Space Construction to discuss her ideas for a master Susan Davis bathroom renovation. “I had previously worked with Susan Davis, owner of Personal Space Construction, and I knew that I wanted her to be my contractor on the bathroom remodel,” said Melinda. “I had a few others contractors out for a quote for the remodel. The other contractors either wanted to re-do the bathroom their way or were completely off track with my budget. Susan was up front with me regarding my budget and was willing to work to get as close to budget as possible. “It was a great experience. The Personal Space Construction team was on time, very professional, and accommodating to my changes. They even asked if it was okay to stay later or come in earlier.

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“I would absolutely recommend Personal Space Construction to others. Susan took her time with me, didn’t get upset when I changed my mind (several times), and was always available to answer my questions. Susan is a great person, very easy to work with, and willing to meet you to discuss anything. As a side note, Susan even took a mirror I had and matched it with my new bathroom

vanity. Talk about the extra touch! Susan definitely has that.” Whether your existing home needs an update, or if you are contemplating building a new home, discover the Personal Space Construction difference for yourself.

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Dollywood’s Splash Country Opens with New Experiences and Innovation Interactive Events and Less Wait Time Shine in Water Park’s 19th Season

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I N T O S U M M E R and Dollywood’s Splash Country for the water park’s 19th season! This year features an elevated guest experience, exciting events, and new offerings – with a splash of innovation. Guests will be delighted to find more picnic tables and more shade this season. In addition to 6,000 square feet of newlyshaded space on the wave pool deck, there are new structures covering more queue lines, which gives guests a cooler wait for their favorite Dollywood’s Splash Country attractions. “Safety and guest excellence are the two most important measurements by which we judge our season’s success,” said Janet Dawson, Dollywood’s Splash Country General Manager. “In the heat of summer, our water park may be the coolest place to be in town, but it can still get hot! For the best experience, we’re always on the lookout for ways to give guests more shade. We think we came up with some new spots that our guests truly will appreciate this season.” The best way to experience Dollywood’s Splash Country is with your own private mountain oasis – better known at our water park as Retreats. New in 2019, guests have the opportunity to upgrade that Retreat experience with more plush amenities: Four Deluxe Retreats now offer a couch, love seat, a fridge stocked with bottled water, and barstool seating overlooking the lazy river. Another upgrade to look for this season includes even more TimeSaver H2O options. On busy days, water park guests have four ways to spend less time waiting in line. Depending on which level guests purchase, this enhanced wristband technology enables park goers to cut their wait time up to 90%! 46

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One of the most anticipated rollouts at Dollywood’s Splash Country in 2019 includes a new dining option called Picnic in the Park. The innovative genius in this new option lies in the opportunity guests have to place a meal order ahead of their visit so that the food is ready when they are. “Our guests tell us they love our food, but they’ve asked us to find ways to cut down their wait time,” said Dawson. “With Picnic in the Park, guests can pre-order their food so it’s waiting for them to pick up! We think this will revolutionize the lunchtime experience at our park.” Live entertainment takes center stage this season – literally! The wave pool deck hosts live bands every Saturday in July and August. Splash Bash LIVE brings artists of all genres to celebrate summer with familiar tunes.

Meanwhile, Too Hot Tuesdays with Hot 104.5 will return with a live DJ and family-friendly interactive games. Guests also should mark their calendars for the American Cornhole Organization’s tournament at Dollywood’s Splash Country (June 1) and Water Safety Day in conjunction with World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (June 20). Dollywood’s Splash Country is open daily through Sunday, August 11. After that, the park shifts operations to Tuesdays, Thursdays, and weekends through August 25. Splash Country opens one final weekend August 31 and September 1, with the last day being Labor Day (Monday, September 2). For more information about Dollywood’s Splash Country or any of The Dollywood Company properties, call 1-800-DOLLYWOOD or visit www.dollywood.com. Photos courtesy of The Dollywood Company


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Shae Design Studio | June 2019 Ever bought a piece of furniture that looked great in the store, but it was too big once you got it home? Ever painted 3 or 4 times trying to find the right color? Did you just move into a new home and you can't quite figure out how to make furniture, style, or colors fit just right? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, our in-home design consult might be just the thing for you! The truth is, hiring a designer can help you avoid costly mistakes, save you time, and help you make design decisions that will increase the value of your home. Interior design is a delicate balance of art and science, and good interior designers have studied both, so they know how to put them together. A trained pair of eyes will see things you’re guaranteed to miss. We are trained to think creatively and spatially and learn to see an overall picture that people often may not be able to. Thinking outside of the box is what we do, and helping you create a highly functional space that you love is our passion.

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Make Every Day Father’s Day with a Custom Garage

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T’S ALMOST Father’s Day, the day

we celebrate dads. One day a year just isn’t enough to let your dad know how important he is to you, so give him something that will remind him of how much he means every day of the year. A custom garage design from PremierGarage of Knoxville will put a smile on his face that never goes away. The perfect garage will be different for every dad. A custom garage design can transform the family garage into his own personal kingdom, whatever your dad’s passion. The Car Lover Dads who love cars and motorcycles like to park them indoors. Garage cabinets, made just for the weather extremes in the garage, and PremierGarage’s floor coating will turn any garage into a showplace. The space stays clean, and the cabinets eliminate clutter so that his vehicles are the key feature in the garage. Supplies and tools for working on and shining up his “toys” are easily reached when the garage is organized. The Craftsman For the handyman or craftsman who likes working with his hands, custom storage cabinets, countertops, and drawers organize tools and supplies. Refinishing furniture or household repairs are easier with slatwall panels above the work countertops to keep

tools within arm’s reach for easy use. Upper cabinets can keep paints, glue, varnish, and other items out of kids’ reach. Optional locks for cabinets and drawers add extra security where needed, and LED lighting under the cabinets will conveniently light up the workspace. The Sports Enthusiast For the sportsman, keeping sports equipment organized is important. Wall hanging systems like slatwall panels with attachable accessories can handle large and small items for any sport. Specialty hooks will hold bikes, golf bags, skis, skateboards, and more. A combination of garage storage cabinets

and wall hanging systems can eliminate floor clutter, keeping balls, bats, mitts, and hats stored safely away so they’re available whenever it’s game time. No matter your dad’s hobby, a custom PremierGarage floor is the perfect foundation for any garage. With several colors to choose from, it transforms oil-stained, pitted concrete into an easy-care, highly functional space that can withstand whatever dad can dish out. The industrial-grade hybrid polymer blend epoxy floor coating goes on twice as thick as other floor coatings and creates a permanent chemical bond with the concrete. The finish is resistant to spills, including gasoline, acetone, brake and transmission fluid, and other common garage products. Help create a Father’s Day gift that every time dad walks into the garage, he’ll think, “Wow, what a Father’s Day!”

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Fruits of the Backyard Field Day is June 11 Growers Invited for Plant Sale and Sessions on Fruit, Cucumbers, and Nuts

THE RIGHT cultivars and trees and your backyard could yield cucumber salad, elderberry syrup, pecan pie, and many other delicious foods. Learn how at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s Fruits of the Backyard Field Day on June 11. Session topics include nut trees that are native to Tennessee, cucumbers and vine crops for the backyard garden, and uncommon fruits like elderberry, paw paw, and persimmon. For the first time ever, this year’s Fruits of the Backyard event will also include a plant sale. The local Young Farmers and Ranchers group, along with UT Extension Master Gardener programs, have teamed up to provide an assortment of plants available for field day attendees to purchase. The Center for Profitable Agriculture will be present, with special guests Joy and Tony Foster, owners of Blue Honey Farms in Williamson County. The Fosters will be available to answer questions about production and marketing and share the lessons they have learned. Beginning at 8:30 am and concluding at 12:30 pm, this event is free and open to 48

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the public. Educational displays from the Institute, UT Extension, the Tennessee AgrAbility Project, and several Columbia agricultural businesses will be set up in the exhibit tent. A display from Spring Hill High School agriculture students and educator Gwynne Evans showing the importance of honey bees for food production will be set up as well. The Middle Tennessee AgResearch and

Education Center is located at 1000 Main Entrance Drive in Spring Hill, Tennessee, on Highway 31 North. Located south of Nashville, MTREC is 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.


UT Gardens’ Plant of the Month: Bigleaf Hydrangea

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HE GENUS HYDRANGEA

is expansive and includes approximately 1,000 species, hybrids, and cultivars, which can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, small trees, or climbers. Hydrangea is the second most popular deciduous shrub in the United States and is produced in more than 1,500 nurseries nationwide. Hydrangeas commonly produced commercially are deciduous shrubs, selected for their showy inflorescence (flower), with some native to the U.S., while others are native to Asia. Bigleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) is native to Japan and Korea and known typically for blue or pink mounds of flowers, known as hortensias, or mopheads. However, the other recognized horticultural group of H. macrophylla, known as lacecaps, though less showy, are equally beautiful and form a ring of large, sterile flowers and an inner core of small, fertile flowers. Certain selections of both lacecaps and mopheads change flower color depending on aluminum availability, which is affected by soil pH. Tennessee’s more acidic soils make it somewhat challenging to produce pink blooms, which are associated with a basic soil pH. You can add lime to lower the pH (for pinker blooms) or aluminum sulfate to further acidify the soil (for blue blooms.) After planting, wait a year to see what color the blooms come out, and then add desired soil amendments little by little. Keep in mind that some cultivars will bloom white regardless of aluminum levels. Plants typically bloom in Tennessee beginning in late May through June and are considered hardy in USDA plant hardiness zones 6 to 9. However, hardiness varies among cultivars and selection must be made carefully to match the location. Cold injury to the flower buds and improper pruning are the usual reasons for flower failure. Bigleaf hydrangeas form flower buds during late summer and fall and can be damaged when exposed to low winter temperatures. They will, however, tolerate root freeze. Additionally, H. macrophylla don’t prefer our summer heat and humidity, so be sure to plant them somewhere that gets dappled shade or morning sun. Early morning shade can cause foliage to stay wet longer, increasing the risk of leafspot, so morning sun can be important for that reason as well. If you see the leaves curling up in the afternoon sun, it could be a heat defense mechanism, so don’t get out the hose to water until you check to see if the 50

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soil is dry. H. macrophylla often suffers from overwatering and root rot, which can manifest in yellow foliage, chlorosis and weak root systems, particularly in the southeastern U.S. summers. Because of their nutritional requirements, hydrangeas often don’t like being in containers. They often will grow four to six feet high and wide and look beautiful planted en masse. You can look for remontant or “repeat bloom” varieties that bloom on both old and new growth, such as the mophead cultivars ‘Blushing Bride’, ‘David Ramsey’, ‘Endless Summer’, ‘Mini Penny’, ‘Nantucket Blue’, ‘Oak Hill’, and ‘Penny Mac’. ‘Twist-andShout’ is the only remontant lacecap type. Some bigleaf hydrangea cultivars are “less remontant” than others and will re-bloom best if pruned after the first flush of flowers or after adding some fertilizer. Some of the top-performing mopheads (not

including remontant selections) out of 250 selections evaluated by Plant Introductions Inc. in Watkinsville, Ga., are ‘All Summer Beauty,’ ‘Ami Pasquier,’ ‘Frillibet,’ ‘Générale Vicomtesse de Vibraye,’ ‘Mme. Emile Mouillère,’ ‘Mousseline’, and ‘Nikko Blue.’ Top-performing lacecap selections are ‘Blue Wave,’ ‘Lanarth White,’ ‘Lilacina,’ ‘Veitchii’, and ‘White Wave.’ The UT Gardens include plant collections located in Knoxville, Jackson, and Crossville. Designated as the official botanical garden for the State of Tennessee, the collections are part of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. The Gardens’ mission is to foster appreciation, education, and stewardship of plants through garden displays, educational programs, and research trials. The Gardens are open during all seasons and free to the public. For more information, visit www. ag.tennessee.edu/utg. Photo courtesy UTIA


No Warm Weather Pests Here… We Called Dayton’s!

No Mosquitoes, Carpenter Bees, Ants, or Other Warm Weather Pests We called Dayton’s!

Mosquito Control Management

(initial treatment with contract thru October)

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2019 East Tennessee Endangered Places Announced

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YEAR the East Tennessee P r e s e r v a t i o n A l l i a n c e ( E T PA ) presents a list of endangered heritage sites in the program’s 15 county region. The announcement occurs in correlation to the annual Knox Heritage Fragile & Fading list of similar places in peril within Knox County. Both annual lists have become local traditions, with a goal to strengthen advocacy efforts to save these historic places before they are lost forever. Every May during National Preservation Month, ETPA releases this list to remind property owners, community leaders, and the public about how quickly important places can fade away due to neglect and the lack of a realistic plan for their preservation. Saving these historic places will conserve resources, maintain beautiful architecture, sustain the local economy, create jobs, grow heritage tourism, stabilize neighborhoods, and keep the community connected with its shared history. ETPA serves 15 counties in East Tennessee: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson, Hamblen, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union. It serves as the regional arm for Knox Heritage, a non-profit preservation organization started in 1974. The East Tennessee Preservation Alliance works to preserve structures and places with historic or cultural significance in our region. Raising awareness of both the importance of historic preservation and specifically threatened sites is why the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance produces this list annually. It is also why the organization has developed “PLACES, the Preservation Toolbox for East Tennessee.” The Toolbox exists to assist with the process of developing viable solutions for saving our endangered heritage and is available online at www. knoxheritage.org/etpa/toolbox.

2019 Endangered Places American Temperance University Memorial Building – Harriman, Roane County Completed in 1891, the building was referred to as “the finest private office building in the state,” with its brick and stone exterior, four Norman towers, and interior oak finishings with a grand central stair. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. It has served as a city hall, museum, and various offices and has become an important architectural symbol for Harriman. The aging structure has experienced flooding due to a pipe break, structural settling, and masonry deterioration. The City has taken a shotgun approach to repairs over the years but would like to 52

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do much more and has a preservation plan in place. ETPA encourages the creation of a local non-profit organization that can take the lead on raising funds and developing a plan for repurposing the structure. Tennessee Railroad Depot - Oneida, Scott County The Tennessee Railroad Depot in Oneida is a reminder of the time when Oneida was booming with timber and coal being transported from the region. The Historic Oneida Revitalization group and Scott County Historical Society have determined that there is strong public sentiment to restore and find a new public use for the structure. ETPA encourages the Town of Oneida to work with local organizations on developing a viable plan to restore and repurpose the last train depot in the county. Hogskin Creek Bridge, Grainger County Also known as the Black Fox Road Bridge, this single-span metal truss bridge has been closed to vehicular traffic since 2009. Originally built in 1917 as the State Highway 33 bridge across the Clinch River, it was relocated to this site in 1935 when Norris Lake was created. The old bridge is slowly decaying with rusting steel and deteriorating wood decking. Similar bridges have become popular social and outdoor destinations, and local leaders should explore options on repairing and utilizing the bridge to add to the area’s recreation options. Bowman House, Loudon County Located on Tellico Lake, the Federal style home features a limestone base quarried from Morganton, brick made on site, and beautiful curved-brick corbeling under the eaves. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. ETPA encourages a preservation-minded buyer purchase the property and follow the Secretary of Interior Standards for restoration and renovation. The site is large enough for new construction, so the Bowman House could be used as a guest house or incorporated into a larger residential compound. New Salem Baptist Church – Sevierville, Sevier County The church was built in 1886 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 original bell tower and pulpit furniture have been removed, and the overall interior has been altered significantly. The church was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2003, and a Tennessee Historical marker was placed on the grounds in 2006. The New Salem Renovation Task Force has been spearheading the preservation and fundraising efforts. Their signature Smoky Mountain Gospel Explosion Concert will be held on September 29 at 3 pm at Cokesbury Church in Knoxville. ETPA invites the community to support the Task Force’s ongoing fundraising for this project. Former Tennessee Military Institute - Sweetwater, Monroe County Sweetwater Military College was established in 1874 and was later named Tennessee Military Institute in 1902. The 144-acre campus includes 10 buildings, with the main and most iconic building dating back to 1909. The campus and the educational activities that have occurred there have always been a major part of the Sweetwater community. In 2007, the school was permanently closed. There are roof and other stabilization issues that need to be addressed, as well as the development of a long-term vision for its redevelopment. ETPA is hopeful a solution can be found very soon for moving forward with renovation and restoration. Stonecipher-Kelly House - Morgan County (near Wartburg) In 1814, Ezra B. Stonecipher constructed an unusually large, two-story log home with an additional third-level loft on a portion of the land-grant 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 presented to the State Land Acquisition Commission for review as a potential addition to the Frozen Head State Park and was accepted. Since then, volunteers have rebuilt the dry stack stone retention wall between the house and the old road, Frozen Head State Park staff has been working to build a gravel parking lot just east of Kelly Creek, and the interior of the house has been photo-inventoried. The Frozen Head State Park Business and Management Plan has set renovation as a priority. Friends of Frozen Head State Park and Natural Area is working to restore the house and grounds as one of its six objectives. To learn more about the East Tennessee Endangered Places, visit www.knoxheritage. org/ETPA.


A Clean Answer to Our Prayer BY CHRISTINA FITZWILLIAM, C O - O W N E R O F S U R FAC E D O C , I N C .

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we wonder momentarily if we are walking out God’s plan in this business, we simply remind ourselves how it all started. It was the beginning of September 2008. My husband, John, was managing a local restaurant, working nights, weekends, and holidays. Meanwhile, I was home raising three children, feeling like a single mom to our teenager, our 6-year-old daughter, and our 4-year-old son, who is on the autism spectrum. To be honest, I was a bit overwhelmed and prayed John could have a different career. I ran across some cleaning videos online by a company out west that seemed a bit too incredible to be genuine. I watched every single video I could find. I was truly fascinated by the equipment, so when John got home, I showed him. He was equally impressed and called the company. They offered to fly us out to see the equipment firsthand that weekend. John rarely had two consecutive days off at the restaurant, so we thought there was NO way he could get time off with just a few days’ notice. Miraculously, they gave him FIVE days off with no questions asked. We flew to Arizona, fell in love with the equipment, and really WANTED to bring it back to Knoxville. But with the recession that year, our meager savings, and living on one income, we just didn’t see how that could be possible. Feeling defeated, on the airplane trip back home, we prayed, “Lord, we’d love to do this, but we don’t see how it’s possible. If this is in Your plan, we need a BIG SIGN. Amen.” The next morning, as John was going through the mail, he unbound a license plate we’d been waiting on for several weeks. We’d purchased a van, and the plates were quite late. As he looked at the plate in disbelief, he turned them toward me and said, “Honey, here’s our sign.” Printed on the plate was the date we visited the company (September 8), as well as the name of the company (TMT, which stands for The Master’s Touch). John called the restaurant immediately and gave his fourweek notice. It may not be a glamorous calling, but we know that cleaning to the best of our ability, with the tools that God provided for us, is part of His great plan for our family. We at Surface Doc just want to say thank you, Knoxville, and God bless!

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Knox Heritage Summer Suppers Are a Local Tradition!

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become a highly anticipated and popular series of events in this region. Each Supper is unique and takes place annually during the summer months at some of the region’s most spectacular historic and culturally significant places. This year’s Summer Suppers include “An Evening at Cottonwood,” which takes guests to the former Lay mansion on Washington Pike and birthplace of the Hale Peach. In addition, Knox Heritage has partnered with Trust Fall for the first time to take guests to a secret historic location that is sure to impress. Other Suppers include an Italian feast with family recipes at a private home in Forest Hills, a unique progressive cocktail hour on a golf course with dinner to follow, an Erick Baker concert at Windy Hill Farm & Preserve in Loudon County, a special evening paying homage to Cal Johnson in Burlington, and an elegant dinner at a surprise location with Chef Matt Gallaher. In August, the Suppers venture out to Jefferson County for an evening of Victorian dining at Glenmore Mansion. History is celebrated at Suppers in Fort Sanders and at Ossoli Circle, the former highlighting immigration in Knoxville and the latter showcasing the local suffragette movement. The “Meet the Makers” Supper takes guests on a tour of the “Warehouse District” just east of the Old City, shining a light on this under-the-radar creative community via a Joyride tour. Special thanks go to the 2019 Summer Supper sponsors: Home Federal Bank, Pilot Flying J, Cherokee Distributing, First Neighborhoods Realty, Robin Easter Design, and All Occasions Party Rentals. The Suppers are organized by host committees of volunteers who contribute their time and money to make each one a memorable experience. It’s the amazing Knox Heritage Special Events Committee who make it all happen. Summer Suppers is the largest fundraiser for Knox Heritage, with ticket sales benefitting the organization. Knox Heritage members benefit from various pre-sale periods depending on the membership level, and many of the Suppers sell out prior to public access. Visit www.knoxheritage.org to learn more about Knox Heritage and the benefits of membership.

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Knox Heritage preserves structures and places of historic or cultural significance for our community. Established in 1974 as a non-profit educational corporation, our organization works to protect and raise awareness of what is beautiful and irreplaceable in East Tennessee.


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or a novice in the kitchen, it’s good to have organization hacks on hand for an easy cooking experience. With planning and space management, you can make cooking at home quicker, easier, and more enjoyable. Create a weekly menu Plan your menu in advance so you can get the ingredients needed on your weekly shopping trip. With everything on hand, you won’t be scrambling to run to the store or skip cooking altogether. Keep extras of your favorite menu ingredients in your pantry so you can make an impromptu meal when necessary. Keep a running grocery list Hang it on the fridge or the pantry door, and add to it when you are running low on an ingredient. Buy in bulk when you can to stock up on supplies and save on items you use frequently. If time is an issue, order your groceries online and schedule a pick-up. Make everything easy to see and access Store pots and pans on glide-out shelving near your cooking station, organize your utensils with divided drawer inserts, and keep spices organized and visible with pull out racks or trays. Glide-out shelving in your pantry will keep all items in view so you can quickly grab what you need when cooking. Use counter space wisely Preserve counter space with an over-the-sink cutting board. Vegetable peels and other foods you’re slicing and dicing can be moved into the sink with ease and you’ll avoid the mess on your counter. This will also free up your counter for other cooking tasks. Label everything For easy access to spices, grains, and other ingredients, label them so you can quickly scan your cabinets or pantry and grab what you need. You can color code or buy different types of labels for various items to take the guesswork out of it. Store fresh ingredients properly Plan to buy fresh ingredients more frequently so they don’t spoil. Determine which items need to be refrigerated and which should be room temperature. Store fresh veggies and fruits in bins near your cooking station. Use an herb keeper to keep your favorite herbs fresh and flavorful. Determine what needs to be done in your kitchen so you can be more organized. Make a plan and stick to it. When everything is accessible, you’ll find cooking more enjoyable.

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KUUMBA Festival June 28 • Noon – 10 pm Downtown Knoxville

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is presented by African American Appalachian Arts, Inc. (AAAA), an arts organization that focuses on positive social and community development by utilizing creative methods of education through cultural artistic programming and development. The KUUMBA Festival (KUUMBA means Creativity in Key Swahili) was started in 1989 by local Knoxville artists and community activists who were looking to showcase local African American art and artists for the sole purpose of sharing, educating, and exposing rich cultural art forms to the Knoxville community. This event gives African American Appalachian Arts, Inc. an avenue to reach out and service the Greater Knoxville community through the offering of cultural arts activities. KUUMBA Festival is located in three primary locations, including Market Square/ Downtown, Haley Heritage Square, and Morningside Park. For more information, visit www.visitknoxville.com. Photos courtesy of Visit Knoxville Tennessee

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Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers at the Bijou Theatre

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H O R N S B Y , the creatively insatiable pianist and singer-songwriter from Williamsburg, Virginia, always has succeeded on his exceptional gifts, his training, and his work ethic. He became a global name in music by reimagining American roots forms as songs that moved with the atmospheric grace of jazz. “The Way It Is” defined sonic joy on the radio; however, as a hit record, it also evidenced a thrilling re-structuring, and during the years afterward Hornsby, in staggeringly diverse ways, has kept going. He has returned to traditional American roots forms, collaborating with Ricky Skaggs. He has played with the Grateful Dead. He has fused the plunk and dazzle of 20th-century modernist classical composition to singersongwriter emotional inquiries. He has scored films. He has performed with symphony orchestras. If the sound of an arrogant airconditioner or a stretch of rude playing caught his ear, he has entered the hallowed doors of the conservatories of punk. So when Hornsby describes Absolute Zero, his new album, as “a compendium of what I like and moves me,” don’t expect perhaps a thing or two new. Prepare for a multifaceted ride. 58

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Hornsby produced Absolute Zero, his pastiche of “sounds” as he calls the album, with assists from Tony Berg, Vernon, and Brad Cook: Some songs, like “Never in This House,” expose traditional Hornsby songwriting semi-nakedly; others, like “Voyager One,” “sort of chamber art-pop meets Prince,” Hornsby says and “The Blinding Light of Dreams” with a groove that Hornsby points out dates back to “Serpentine Fire” by Earth, Wind & Fire re-stage U.S. R&B as fluidly as the music elsewhere refers to an American modernist composer like Elliott Carter. “Meds,” for example, a particular tour de force of Hornsby/Moose featuring special guitar by Blake Mills, blossoms into gripping ’60s soul choruses. “Cast Off ” manages to animate a rare style miserablist polyrhythms without skimping on the funk itself. “White Noise” Hornsby considers “the Wallace moment.” It offers a passionate singer with a string quartet backing him. “The narrative comes from Wallace’s The Pale King,” Hornsby says, “a novel about boredom, about IRS tax examiners as unlikely yet convincing American heroes.” And then “Take You There (Misty),” written with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, concludes the

sequence with romanticism as re-ordered by Hornsby via memories of Steve Reich’s and Philip Glass’s sonically floral minimalism. There is precedent for musical artists moving from the mainstream of popular music to somewhere else: Ohio-born Scott Walker, ruling the airwaves with The Walker Brothers in early-’60s Britain, then concocting uniquely dark toned symphonic solo albums followed by uncharted lands of vocal compositions even much bleaker. David Byrne, determined that the late-’70s downtown Manhattan freedom of Talking Heads expand to include pop styles all over the known universe. Robbie Williams, absolutely dead-set on not letting his ’90s boyband years preclude pop and rock and swing styles done with uncommon erudition. This stripe of music evolution over time clearly has another member to add to its small and restless club. It’s Bruce Hornsby, a great restructuralist from the beginning and onward. Absolute Zero constitutes absolute 2019 proof. And all of you need to hear it is a set of open ears. Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers will be performing at the Bijou Theatre on June 25 at 8 pm. For tickets or more information, visit www.knoxbijou.org.


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THINGS TO DO • PLACES TO GO • PEOPLE TO SEE

June 1: Market Square Farmers’ Market featuring products made or grown in East Tennessee. Saturdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, from 9 am to 2 pm and Wednesdays, June 5, 12, 19 & 26, from 11 am to 2 pm. June 1: Bike Boat Brew & Bark at Volunteer Landing from 10 am to 5:30 pm. June 1: Tennessee Statehood Day at the Historic Homes of Knoxville (Blount Mansion, Crescent Bend, James White’s Fort, Mabry-Hazen House, Marble Springs, Ramsey House, and Historic Westwood) from 10 am to 3 pm. Free! June 1: Oak Ridge Academy of Dance: World of Imagination at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Afternoon Revue at 1 pm and Evening Extravaganza at 7 pm. June 2: Oak Ridge Academy of Dance: Contemporary Dance Ensemble Spring Concert at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium at 7 pm. June 3: Mighty Musical Monday with Kukuly and the Gypsy Fuego at the Tennessee Theatre at noon. Free! June 4: Concerts on the Square: Jazz Tuesdays in Market Square from 8 to 10 pm. Every Tuesday through August 27. June 5 & 6: Wilco at the Bijou Theatre at 8 pm. June 6: Concerts on the Square: Variety Thursdays in Market Square from 7 to 9 pm. Every Thursday through June 27. June 7: First Friday on Market Square, Gay Street, The Old City, and Downtown North beginning at 5 pm. June 8: Oyster Fest 2019 at World’s Fair Park from 6 to 10 pm.

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June 8: Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame 2019 Induction Ceremony at the Tennessee Theatre at 7 pm.

June 22: 17th Annual KARM Dragon Boat Festival at The Cove at Concord Park from 7 am to 3 pm.

June 11: Derek Hough: Live! The Tour at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium at 7:30 pm.

June 22: Big Orange Brawl Fitness Competition and Festival at World’s Fair Park from 8 am to 12 pm.

June 11: Family Feud Celebrity Edition at the Tennessee Theatre at 7:30 pm. June 12: REO Speedwagon at the Tennessee Theatre at 7:30 pm. June 12-30: Knoxville Symphony League Designer ShowHouse at Regas Square Private Residences. Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. June 14-16: Finding Neverland at the Tennessee Theatre. June 14 at 8 pm, June 15 at 2 & 8 pm, and June 16 at 1:30 & 7:30 pm. June 15: Leap 5k and Fun Run at Volunteer Landing from 8 to 10 am. June 16: Father’s Day. June 18: A Tribute to David Bowie: Live on Mars at the Bijou Theatre at 7:30 pm. June 20: Rob Bell at the Bijou Theatre at 8 pm. June 21: Alive After Five with Natti Love Joys at the Knoxville Museum of Art from 6 to 8 pm. June 21: John Cusack: Say Anything at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium at 7:30 pm. June 21: Ada Vox at the Bijou Theatre at 8 pm. June 21: Summer Movie Magic: The Breakfast Club at the Tennessee Theatre at 8 pm.

June 22: Knoxville Brewfest in downtown Knoxville from 4 to 8 pm. June 22: Puddles Pity Party at the Bijou Theatre at 8 pm. June 23: Knoxville Community Band Concert at World’s Fair Park from 3 to 5 pm. June 23: Summer Movie Magic: City Lights at the Tennessee Theatre at 3 pm. June 23: Todd Snider at the Bijou Theatre at 7:30 pm. June 25: Bruce Hornsby with Sam Amidon at the Bijou Theatre at 8 pm. June 26-29: Miss Tennessee Scholarship Competition at Thompson-Boling Arena. June 27: Outdoor Living – Picnic at the Studio featuring Friedman’s Appliances at Decorating Den | Kozar Design Team (521 Lovell Road, Suite 205 in Knoxville) at 6 pm. June 28: Kuumba Festival in Market Square from noon to 10 pm. June 28: Alive After Five with the Tennessee Sheiks at the Knoxville Museum of Art from 6 to 8 pm. June 29: Chris D’Elia at the Tennessee Theatre at 8 pm.


New Exhibitions Opening at the Emporium Center on June 7

T HE ARTS & CULTURE

Alliance is pleased to present five new exhibitions at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville from June 7-28. A reception will take place on Friday, June 7, 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.

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Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition in the Main Gallery The Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition was developed to showcase and award the finest artists of our region. Fine art encompassing all styles and genres from more than 40 emerging and established artists who live within 500 miles of Knoxville will comprise this year’s exhibition. Jurors Brian and Carolyn Jobe, Co-Founders + Co-Directors of Locate Arts, are both artists and administrators with art world experience in Tennessee, Texas, and New York. They enjoy facilitating beneficial connections and have a passion to see the contemporary art communities of Tennessee thrive. They will award $2,000 to artists at the opening at 6 pm.

unique ways of creating a 2-D or 3-D form. They convey raw emotion in each stroke of the pen or brush, the curvature of the clay, and the image peeping through the lens of the camera. Creative Storm features a talented group of artists letting the viewer have insight into their dreams and imagination. The exhibition artists include: » Tina Brunetti – Intense love and respect for animals and nature drives Brunetti to paint, and her latest artistic exploration involves the application of alcohol ink to sheet metal » Bill Capshaw – A clay artist who, for more than 30 years, has served as Pottery Chair and Instructor of the Oak Ridge Art Center » Tina Curry – A clay sculpture artist for more than 25 years who is fascinated with trying to express non-verbal emotion through clay, especially with human portraits » LeJean Hardin – A graphic artist by profession since 1980 who has been creating with clay since 2010 » Carlos Jones – Digital photography has allowed him to deliver images that are refined, detailed, and competitive with industry standards » Jamie Price Payne – A graphic designer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for more than 33 years, her pieces are inspired by the different emotions and feelings that belong to women

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“Creative Storm” by Tina Brunetti, Bill Capshaw, Tina Curry, LeJean Hardin, Carlos Jones, and Jamie Price Payne in the Balcony Gallery This diverse group of artists have worked together and/or been friends for many years, and each artist has a distinct style and approach to their work. The component that ties them all together is a shared vision of the beauty they see in the world, the environment, the resources around us, and the

Sandi Burdick: A First Exhibition on the North Wall Sandi Burdick creates abstract paintings with acrylics on canvas, boards, or whatever surfaces are available. She often mixes unusual materials into the paint. She loves the adaptability of acrylics, as they can be manipulated to look like watercolor or oils and can be overpainted or scraped away; there are infinite possibilities with acrylics. Burdick enjoys hiking and gardening and finds endless inspiration from Mother Nature. She has been fortunate to travel the world for business and pleasure and has had the opportunity to visit many of the finest art museums. She has been awed and inspired by the works she has seen. She is motivated to paint by things she sees and experiences every day. Her desire is to share the beauty that she sees and feels through her paintings.

Kirstie Durham

Kirstie Durham: Test Kit in the Display Case Kirstie Durham is a Knoxville-based textile and fabric artist. Inspired by patterns, color, and texture, her work focuses on the marriage of fine art and craft by creating contemporary quilted tapestries and appliques using traditional techniques. Using mostly secondhand fabric and even some irregular quilted squares passed down by Durham’s grandmother, her series Test Kit is an illustration of intergenerational creativity and the rooted Appalachian tradition of resourcefulness. Ty Crisp: Becoming Ancestor in the Atrium In this exhibition, Ty Crisp presents Protestant iconography of the American rural church. The works are centered on a church organ from Ty Crisp the late 20th century turned inside out. The exhibition space will be transformed into the sanctuary of a fading paradigm, as Crisp will use remnants used in rural churches such as a pulpit, organ, hymn books, and more. This work was inspired after spending 2017 installing the woodwork in The Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in Knoxville. 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. June 2019 EVERYTHING KNOXVILLE

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5 Reasons a River Cruise is the Ideal Way to See Europe

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experience of a lifetime. If you’re looking for a travel option that offers up-close interactions with a cross section of countries – but without the hassle of planning and executing that level of detail yourself – a river cruise may be the option you’re seeking. Unlike an ocean cruise, which typically docks farther away, the size of a river ship allows guests the opportunity to port in small, lesser-known towns and sail into the heart of iconic cities, such as Budapest and Amsterdam. Each destination offers extensive time to absorb and experience landmarks, cuisine, and cultural offerings. Whether exploring castles along Europe’s Danube River appeals to your wanderlust or making your way through the rich and complex history of France’s Bordeaux wine region is more your speed, river cruising offers the perfect opportunity for those with a hunger to expand their minds and deepen their cultural enrichment. Before you plan, here are some of the most important features and benefits of an international river cruise. » Less hassle, less stress: A river cruise offers a greatly simplified mode of travel. 62

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Once you step aboard your river cruise ship, you unpack once and spend the rest of your trip focused only on enjoying the journey. Some cruise lines feature inclusive pricing, so things like your meals, Wi-Fi, and lodging are already settled. » Craft your own journey: Many river cruise packages offer flexible options to help you design the journey you’ve always imagined. You can select from a variety of port excursions, putting you in charge of your perfect day out. While land excursions are an additional cost in most cases, Viking’s river cruise itineraries offer one free shore excursion in each port along with additional optional excursions to book based on your specific interests with knowledgeable local guides. Also, pre- and post-excursion stays at the start and end points of your voyage let you explore the area for a few extra days. » Ample time to engage and explore: River cruising lets you spend a lot of time in many towns and cities along the river. Typically each day of the journey begins in a different port. Just step off the ship, join your chosen excursion, and start learning and experiencing. » A rich, cultural sampler: If you’re eyeing grand destinations like Central Europe and

France for your travels, you’re probably the kind of person who is hungry to learn about the art, cuisine, history, daily living, and other fascinating aspects of culture. Viking has not only developed engaging and culturally immersive excursions, but also created programs onboard the ship to deepen your knowledge and appreciation of the places you visit, from home visits to Privileged Access excursions exclusive to the cruise line. Before you embark, be sure to avail yourself of the many online resources available through Viking. From online videos to reading and film lists, you’ll find plenty of enriching content to help you feel prepared and excited for your journey. » Enjoy the riches of the river life: Of course a host of pleasures await that only a cruise down the river can bring. On your journey, expect scenic views of cities, landscapes, and architectural features not easily seen while taking a traditional land tour, as well as alfresco dining and relaxing on the deck.Once you experience a river cruise in a new country, you’ll discover what an enriching experience a vacation can be. To learn more about the destinations and offerings from Viking, visit www. vikingcruises.com.


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Y E A R I delight in the opportunity to meet with hundreds of small business owners. Frequently, while collaborating with our clients to develop their individual marketing strategies, the topic of competition inevitably arises. Their competitive responses vary widely, from complete indifference to rage. I actually had one small business owner state that he would cause physical harm to his principal competitor if given the opportunity. While I didn’t take him seriously, it was apparent from his comments that his competition had really gotten under his skin. Competition is inevitable. In fact, it can be downright helpful if you keep an open mind. I recently listened to the CEO of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange being asked during an interview about the competitive pressures his company was experiencing from competitive exchanges. He was most gracious in his response. While acknowledging the competitive pressures that the CME faces, he reminded the interviewer that, if it were not for competition, his exchange would still be trading in butter and eggs as it had earlier in its 100-plus year history.

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What does the competition manifest in you? Ignore them, or express rage, at your own peril. Study them, successfully differentiate yourself, and your competition might be the best thing that ever happened to your small business. How do you respond to your competitors? Ignoring them is unwise. It’s important to evaluate them closely to try to discern any changes they may be implementing that might be signaling a marketplace change. You also need to monitor them for potential opportunities that might be successfully exploited. I’m sorry, but rage is just stupid. I’ve observed numerous small business owners, and a few

big ones, too, who are virtually obsessed with their competition. They often spend more time contemplating their competitor’s next move than they do implementing their own marketing strategy. Rage has the potential to paralyze a small business owner, taking them out of their game as they remain preoccupied with their competition. The owner of a small retail electronics store was asked by his landlord if he thought it might be advisable for him to relocate since Best Buy was going to be moving into the same retail plaza. The owner, instead, used this worst case scenario to his full advantage. He decided to focus on differentiating his electronics store from Best Buy by promoting his associates’ superior product knowledge. Best Buy brought in the customers, many of whom visited his store as well. His strategy paid off, and he was rewarded with double digit growth year after year. What does the competition manifest in you? Ignore them, or express rage, at your own peril. Study them, successfully differentiate yourself, and your competition might be the best thing that ever happened to your small business.


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Like many other business owners that are operating in today’s market, my advertising budget kept getting smaller and smaller. My ad was always just a square corner of the page that seemed to be overlooked. That just isn’t the case at Everything Knoxville. The entire team is focused on marketing and truly care about growing my business. They have taken the extra step to establish a relationship with me and each month introduce my business to thousands of potential clients.

Thanks to Everything Knoxville for helping Luxe Homes & Design to grow.

Jenny Blalock BUSINESS OWNER

865.755.4680 www.luxehomesdesign.com


7 SKINCARE TIPS FOR NATIONAL MEN’S HEALTH MONTH

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UNE IS National Men’s Health

Month. Following these seven men’s skincare tips can help you make sure you (or your man) maintain a complexion that is healthy, clean, and smooth! 1. Prevention is key When it comes to keeping skin in good shape, prevention is key. Make using a broad spectrum sunscreen part of your daily routine. Consistently applying SPF can prevent the appearance of premature aging. Preventing future damage is a key way to preserve your skin’s youthful glow and elasticity. If you’re prone to rosacea or have sensitive skin, make sure you’re using a physical sunscreen or sunblock rather than a chemical sunscreen. Let one of our staff recommend an SPF for your particular skin type. 2. Shave smart Most men know that shaving in the direction of facial hair growth will help prevent razor bumps, the painful condition that many men with curly or wiry facial hair cope with. Take it a step further and use an exfoliating wash before shaving to prep your skin for a smooth, easy shave. Contrary to popular belief, a single edge is all you need for a smooth shave, especially if you’re prone to bumps. Razors with multiple blades shave a little too close for comfort and cut the hair at a level that lies beneath the surface of the skin, which will increase the possibility that curly hair will curl downwards and back into the skin before it has the chance to break the surface of the skin. 3. Moisture is your friend It can be overwhelming to choose from so many skincare options, especially when most are targeted toward women, but a simple moisturizer can make a huge difference in your everyday look. Dr. Doppelt has a product educator who can answer all of your questions and help you choose the product that is right for your skin. To make moisturizing simple,

consider the following: » Dry skin can benefit from a cream, which is the thickest formulation. » Normal skin responds well to lotion, the lower-viscosity option. » Oily skin still needs moisture and can benefit from a lighter, hydrator version. 4. Snack for better skin There are lots of foods that can improve the appearance of your skin. Adding a handful of almonds to your daily diet can give your skin the boost it needs. Almonds and other foods like salmon and tuna contain a dose of essential fatty acids, which are known to stop inflammation that can cause blotchiness, fine lines, and even sagginess. While you’re at it, consider reducing sodium in your diet – salty snacks might be yummy but can contribute to puffiness. 5. Trim smarter If you’re sporting facial hair, there’s more to grooming than whacking away with a trimmer. Consider using a finetooth comb to straighten beard and mustache hairs before trimming. Hair conditioner can also help keep your beard manageable, while a small amount of hair gel can help you land a manicured look you’ll love. 6. Don’t fret your frown line A recent report in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology indicated that the number of men receiving Botox injections

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

has jumped 325% over the last 20 years. Dr. Doppelt has seen similar numbers in his practice. If you’re not quite ready to go under the needle for injections, consider adding a retinol product to your skincare routine to treat and prevent fine lines. 7. Prevent pimples from popping up Perspiration can be a factor when it comes to acne on the face and body. Men of all ages can find themselves dealing with breakouts on the face, back, buttocks, arms, and legs, especially after many hours of physical activity. Some men are prone to body breakouts even without extra sweating. Keep acne at bay by fighting back with a body wash or soap containing a proven acne-fighting ingredient like salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide. Melissa Burchfield is a licensed aesthetician at Southeastern Dermatology in Knoxville. With more than 12 years of experience in medical aesthetics, Melissa has extensive experience and knowledge in pharmaceutical grade skincare products and procedures, including laser hair removal and photo facial (IPL) microneedling, as well as other medical facial treatments. To learn more or to schedule a consultation, call 865-474-8800 or visit www.drdoppelt.com.

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

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