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Town to host Dogwood Arts kickoff luncheon ■

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Farragut is making preparations for Dogwood Arts Festival’s featured trail opening and invitation-only Dogwood Luncheon April 10 by replacing much of the bedded landscaping in Campbell Station Park. “What you’re going to

notice is a lot more color,” Town administrator David Smoak said of the landscaping changes. The main entryway into Campbell Station Park has been redone, as have the plantings around the signs, gazebo and many of the beds lining the parking lot. “There’s a ton of bulbs — tulips and others. They’ve put in a lot of dog-

wood trees and a lot of redbuds. I’m hoping that, over the next 10 years as it grows up, it’ll just be an outstanding park,” Smoak said. “We’re actually already seeing some of the bulbs pop up because it’s been so warm,” he added. Public Works director Bud McKelvey, who’s been handling installation of

the new landscaping at Campbell Station, said azaleas would complete the new look at the park. According to McKelvey, Public Works crews have planted 2,550 tulips, 70 crocuses, 180 hyacinths, 270 azaleas, 11 redbud trees and 20 dogwoods. “We looked at several sites around Farragut and West Knoxville, because

when there’s a featured trail, we try to put the Luncheon site in that neighborhood to just highlight it even more,” Dogwood Arts project manager Jennifer Baxter said. “We chose Campbell Station Park as our featured garden this year, too. It’s just beautiful. ... It’s kind of a no-brainer; it’s so beautiful,” she added.

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Smoak estimated the revamp at Campbell Station Park was going to cost less than $10,000, out of a $50,000 budget line item that traditionally is split between Farragut’s parks each year for general landscape maintenance. “This year, we took all the money we typically put See ARTS on Page 2A

Home remodeling seminar held HEATHER BECK hbeck@farragutpress.com

About 20 Farragut residents came to Town Hall Monday night, March 4, for a citizen seminar on home remodeling and permitting. “We require permits for nearly everything,” Steve Coker, a Farragut codes officer, said. Residents in Farragut should be aware that many home remodeling projects require permits, whether those projects are DIY or being handled by a contractor. “We work for you, the resident of Farragut. We’re here to ensure you get what you are paying for and that the work meets standards,” Coker said. Projects that need a permit from Farragut: • New buildings, additions, and structural additions such as gazebos, patios and pools • Plumbing, gas and mechanical connections, additions and replacement units • New roofing, guttering, flooring and siding Simply replacing existing shingles or roofing, as was done following recent hail storms, does not require a permit, but any structural changes to the roof do. “When in doubt, check,” Coker said. “It may seem frivolous, but we want to document things. If you don’t get a permit, we don’t know what’s going on,” he added. Permit prices are determined by the estimated cost of See REMODELING on Page 6A

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Farragut High School’s inaugural Sports Hall of Fame class includes five former Lady Admiral student/athletes: from left are Tracie Foels (Class of 1988), Shannon Simmons (1994), Beth Willis Dolente (1990), Rachel Bates Bellefeuille (1989) and Katherine Marshall Moore (1987). Coaches and player inductees, standing from left, are coach John Heatherly (1980-1993), Bill Bates (Class of 1978), Neil Clabo (1971), Kevin Yeager (2000), Tyson Clabo (2000), coach Bill Parker (1976-1996), coach Lendon Welch (1959-1981), coach Lynn Sexton (1961-1991) and Joe Carr, brother of the late Jack Carr (coach, 1984-1999).

Johnson earns ‘Code Official of the Year’ award

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Whenever referencing Farragut High School athletics history, especially on the subject of Bill Bates, it’s hard not to think “stars.” With one of its two major athletic symbols a star, FHS introduced Bates, former Admirals football star from the midto-late 1970s who went on to NFL success, with 15 other star players and coaches in school history for a special celebration and ceremony. Induction of Farragut’s inaugural Hall of Fame athletic class — also highlighted by a keynote speech from Johnny

Majors, ex-Tennessee Volunteers Football head coach — took place in FHS Commons Saturday night, March 9. “Wow, this is great. The inaugural class,” said Bates, spokesman for the inductees, who went on from FHS to become a highly regarded special teams player with the Dallas Cowboys. “To be inducted with all these great athletes and coaches is such a great honor. “Coach [Bob] Henry and coach [Ken] Sparks here, they changed people’s lives, and they changed my life,” Bates added. “When I was in high school, here, coach Henry said, ‘Dream and shoot for the stars. Dream as high as you can,

because you never know, you may just reach your star. Your dream may come true.’” “My dream was to play for the Dallas Cowboys,” well known for its helmet star similar to Farragut’s, added Bates, Class of 1979. Along with Bates’ sister, Rachel Bates Bellefeuille (Class of 1989, volleyball, basketball, golf, softball), eight other former FHS student/athletes were inducted, including: Neil Clabo (1971, football, basketball, baseball); Beth Willis Dolente (1990, basketball, volleyball) and the late Jimmy Elliott (1980, basketball, baseball). Other players inducted were Shannon Simmons

(1994, track and field, basketball); Kevin Yeager (2000, track and field, basketball, soccer); Katherine Marshall Moore (1987, track and field, cross country); Tracie Foels (1988, soccer, basketball) and Tyson Clabo (2000, football, basketball). Six coaches, including the late Bill Clabo (football, 1961-76) and the late Jack Carr (golf, 1984-99), were inducted. Honorees accepting their Hall of Fame plaques during the ceremony were John Heatherly (baseball, 1980-93); Lynn E. Sexton (basketball, baseball, 1961-91); Bill Parker (track and field, cross See HALL on Page 5A

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Farragut’s fire marshal, Dan Johnson, recently was recognized for being “knowledgeable, hard-working and dedicated to his community and profession,” when he was named Code Official of the Year by East Tennessee Building Official Association. “It’s an honor to be nominated by your peers, and then to be chosen as the individual that has those outstanding abilities that your peers feel constitutes giving you the Code Official of the Year award — it’s a prestigious honor,” Johnson said. Johnson “It’s chosen by your peers and not by some other group that might not be familiar with the work and job duties involved,” he added. See JOHNSON on Page 6A

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away for two or three parks, and we put it all toward Campbell Station Park in order to beautify

it for Dogwood Arts Festival,” he said. “I don’t think that park’s had a makeover in years. ... It should really enhance the park’s beauty,” he added.

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Farragut Public Works crews have gone on a planting spree at Campbell Station Park to ready the park for the invitation-only Dogwood Luncheon April 10, kicking off the opening of Farragut’s dogwood trail, the Dogwood Arts featured trail for 2013.

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include stops at Farragut Folklife Museum at the Farragut Memorial Plaza at Town Hall. Buses leave at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, departing from the corner of Gay Street and Clinch Avenue in Downtown Knoxville. Seating is limited; cost is $5 per seat. To reserve a seat, call Dogwood Arts, 865-637-4561. Handicap accessibility will be provided with advanced reservation. Farragut’s featured public gardens include Campbell Station Park, 417 N. Campbell Station

Road, and Farragut Memorial Plaza, 11408 Municipal Center Drive. Featured camera sites are at the Village Green home of Mark and Lisa Caldwell, 11617 Georgetown Drive, and at Champion Daylilies, 341 McFee Road. For more information, visit www.dogwoodarts.com/trailsand-gardens/

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presstalk@farragutpress.com • Thank you, town of Farragut, for the beautiful landscaping on our calming islands on Grigsby Chapel. As I drive down every day, I’m just so grateful for the town of Farragut for repairing the islands and making them beautiful for everyone to enjoy. Sometimes we all misjudge things and need to go back and make repairs, and you’ve done a beautiful job with that. I’m amazed that you were able to do this much landscaping for the amount of money you had to do it with. Thank you so very much. The whole town of Farragut should be grateful to you for the beautiful work you have done. • Hi. I just wanted to say how great the new calming islands look. It’s such an improvement over what there was there and no matter what it costs, I think it really shows how classy Farragut is. Thank you. • The shoe repairman that was at Century Plaza is now working for Prestige Cleaners and I think he’s working in the Halls location, and I agree: he was an excellent shoe repairman. As far as Helen, I don’t know where she’s at. • This is in response to the shoe repairman: he is now working for Prestige Cleaners, and if you bring your shoes to any Prestige, he will get them. And Helen is now next to the Rush [Fitness Center]; she’s on the corner just to the right of the Rush on Lovell Road. Hope they have good business. • Just got last week’s

presstalk and I was wondering why all the high school baseball pictures was [sic] of Farragut High School boys and not Hardin Valley [Academy] or Bearden [High School]. That doesn’t seem fair. Thank you. • Yes, I think the new landscaping on Grigsby Chapel [Road] will be a great addition compared to what had been there. Unfortunately, the taxpayers are going to have to pay twice to have this done the right way. I’d also like to compliment both Ingles and Kroger for keeping their gas prices down so much lower than all the other companies around. As a consumer, we sure appreciate that. Thank you. • This is a comment about the guy in March 7 paper, who complained that you guys were not reporting right on the sports page. To the sports guys, I live in Knox County. My children go to the Farragut Schools. The ’Press is a FARRAGUT paper. You wonder why they report about a FARRAGUT team???!!! Really. I support Farragut. I am not a sports crazy person. But guess what, surprise, Knoxville News Sentinel will gladly take your money, and they report all the sports. The ’Press does report, as they said, equally, but I want to know about FARRAGUT. Let [Hardin Valley Academy] get their own paper, or Bearden. For me I am glad the [farragutpress] reports the goings on in FARRAGUT. Hello ... . Thank you for your time. • In response to the flood of

complaints about time/money spent on new landscaping in the calming islands along Grigsby Chapel [Road], I’d like to give my heartfelt thanks to all of the hardworking, talented folks who designed and installed the beautiful greenery in these islands. I drive up and down Grigsby Chapel at least 15 times a week, and it brightens my day to see an oasis of healthy, lush plants break up the monotony of concrete and asphalt. I understand that drivers (still) are irked by the existence of these calming islands; however, since they are clearly here to stay, why not make them pleasant to look at? I also am glad that someone was clever enough to place rocks at the ends of each island — it seems like saplings placed at the ends of islands are the inevitable casualties of sharp turns and other driving mishaps. FYI, I am not affiliated with the town government nor

parties contracted to design/install the island landscaping. I am a housewife and mother who believes that attention to aesthetics is one of many things that makes Farragut a great place to live! • Editorial freedom is a wonderful concept, but it does come with its responsibilities. With that in mind, the farragutpress has developed policies that will be followed regarding the publication of presstalk comments: • Libelous comments will not be published. • Malicious comments will not be published. • Comments will remain anonymous. • Recorded comments will be limited to 30 seconds. • Written comments should be limited to about 100 words. • Names of individuals or businesses mentioned in the call may not be published (including public figures and

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Ripple affects from alleged inadequate installation of electronic security equipment at Hardin Valley Academy in 2008, and at Powell Middle School, led to a “security summit” of Knox County leaders with ties to county schools Friday, March 1. The December 2012 kindergarten tragedy in Newtown, Conn., has fueled a massive review of Knox County Schools security — most notably electronic security, including alleged problems reported anonymously with Farragut Middle School

video security. Three major initiatives were recommended or reaffirmed in a meeting on the first floor of Andrew Johnson Building, downtown Knoxville. The newest of those came from Dale Smith, CEO of Public Building Authority of Knoxville and Knox County, suggesting a “contract audit” and hiring an independent auditor. “A contract audit of a few schools to look at what equipment is in place and what was specified in the contract, and if those two things match each other,” said Dr. Jim McIntyre Jr., Knox County Schools superintendent.

About the alleged inadequate installation and supervision of electronic security by former KCS contractor, Professional Security Consultants and Design, Inc., “I didn’t actually know how long PSCD had been working in other [KCS] schools, some of it was, I guess, in ’03,” Smith said. “By ’06 they were working in every school. It seemed implausible that they only did a really poor job in two-out-of-two schools for us [HVA and Powell Middle].” This contract audit would grade school electronic security systems only to the level of technology that system was intended to produce when it was originally installed.

As for time frame, “It should be able to be done over two weekends,” Smith said, adding that results would be “in our hands in six to eight weeks, at most.” There was general agreement that the audit would cost an estimated $12,000 to $15,000. McIntyre recommended a “random draw” to choose a handful of schools for the contract audit. About Smith’s plan, Karen Carson, Knox County Board of Education chair and District 5 (Farragut schools) representative, said she would “bring it to” to the entire school board (meeting after deadline).

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the friendships I have, lifelong, through all the people here.” While a defensive back at UT, Majors said Bates “got run over by a certain back [Hershel Walker in 1980] but he didn’t let that ruin his career. … He became probably the most famous, well known, respected special teams player in pro football history.” Other ceremony honorees included Donald Dodgen, assistant athletic director, physical education teacher and former FHS boys basketball head coach (1996-2010), who earned 2013 FHS Athletic Service Award. Also honored with FHS Lifetime Athletic Service Awards were Clyde Floyd, labeled FHS

football’s “historian,” along with the late Glen Darnbush, the late Charlie Harmon and the late Tucker Schmollinger. Emcee Erik Gerhardt, i105 WFIV’s “Radio Voice of Farragut Athletics,” profiled each ex-player’s and coach’s accomplishments. Inductees then were presented their Hall of Fame plaques by Smith and David Moore, FHS driver’s education teacher and Lady Admirals softball head coach.

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the project. To get a permit, submit two detail construction plans and two copies of a site plan at engineer’s scale to show setbacks and other details. In addition, licenses are needed for some work in Farragut and Knox County, meaning DIYers might not be able to legally do some work themselves without a license. For example, in Knox County, any home project costing more than $3,000 requires a “home improvement” license. If a homeowner hires a contractor for a project, Farragut’s Community Development department urges homeowners to ask for proof of insurance and to use licensed and bonded contractors. Be sure a contractor working in the home gets the required permits and inspections. Farragut does inspections for footers; underground plumbing; roughed-in framing; plumbing, gas and mechanical work, and a final look-over of the project. Electrical inspections are done by LCUB. “Whatever you want to do on your own home, you can do, as long as it’s to code,” Coker said. During a question-and-answer session, a homeowner asked if a previous improvement done without a permit would affect her home sale. Coker and other codes officials said if the project was done correctly, most likely not. But if any changes aren’t up to code and a home inspector finds them, that could spell trouble. “They won’t loan money on a home that hasn’t been permitted and approved,” Coker said. “The improvement could be unsafe and hazardous to occupants and it could result in costly legal action,” he added. Also speaking during the seminar was Colin Cumesty, Farragut’s fire prevention officer, on the importance of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. “Fire technology has jumped forward by leaps and bounds,” he said. Smoke detectors should be placed in each sleeping area, outside each sleeping area, and with at least one on each floor. Batteries should be checked monthly and replaced yearly.

Code Official of the Year is the most prestigious award the ETBOA bestows on code officials. Johnson was recognized at the ETBOA annual training and safety meeting in February in Sevierville. “The Town is extremely lucky to have Dan,” Farragut

Community Development director Ruth Hawk said. “His experience, knowledge and expertise help ensure safe buildings for our citizens and business owners,” she added. Johnson began working as fire marshal for the town of Farragut through Rural Metro Fire Department in 2001. He began work in the fire prevention office in Knox County in1997.

“My job duties as the fire marshal for the Town include code enforcement, fire investigation, public education and maintaining a positive partnership between Rural Metro and the Town,” Johnson said. Johnson and his wife, April, have one son and live in Farragut. Johnson was elected president of the ETBOA Board of Directors

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’Press Planner LOCAL HAPPENINGS IN YOUR COMMUNITY, SCHOOL AND PLACES OF WORSHIP

community Now Central High School Class of 1963 is looking for lost classmates to prepare for its 50th reunion. E-mail your contact information to ajrader@ bellsouth.net or mail to CHS Class of ’63, 5428 Kesterbrooke Blvd., Knoxville, 37918.

Now Farragut High School Graduation Celebration 2013 needs help. Local businesses and Farragut residents can play a part in providing a safe, alcohol and drug-free party for the 2013 FHS graduation class with donations and promotional items. For more information, call Anne Cherney, 865-742-6500.

Now Oak Ridge Tennis Club signup is underway. League play begins April 15. Application and fees are due by March 25. For more information, visit www.oakridgetennisclub.org

submitting their information to town of Farragut. Deadline to be included is March 15. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

March 16 Town of Farragut and Kiwanis Club of Farragut will host eighth annual “Shamrock BallA Father-Daughter Dance,” from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 16, in Farragut High School Commons. Tickets are $15 for a couple and $5 for each additional person in advance and $20 per couple and $8 for each additional person at the door. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

March 16 Harvey Broome Group of the Tennessee Chapter Sierra Club will day hike Piney Falls and Stinging Fork State Natural Areas, Grandview and Spring City, Saturday, March 16. For more information, call Bob Perlack, 865-2295027.

March 19 Now-March Tennessee Theatre presents James A. Dick’s “Mighty Musical Monday,” starting at noon on the second Monday of March. Chick-Fil-A provides brown bag lunches for $5. For more information, call Robin Flenniken, 865-414-0625.

Twelfth annual fashion show fundraiser, “It’s All About Style,” to benefit Historic Ramsey House, will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 19, at Cherokee Country Club. Cost of the luncheon and fashion show is $45. Show is open to the public. For more information, call 865-675-2008.

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Captain W.Y.C. Hannum Chapter 1882 United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 23, at Green Meadow Country Club. For more information, call Charlotte Miller, 865-448-6716.

Fort James White’s Fort, Knoxville’s first home will hold a reverse raffle of $10,000 from 5:50 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 8, at Rothchild’s. Tickets are $100. For more information, call 865-525-6514.

March 23 Second annual Alumni Bunny Brunch Spring Homecoming will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 23, at Pellissippi State Community College Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-539-7275.

March 23 Harvey Broome Group of the Tennessee Chapter Sierra Club will day hike Cades Cove, Saturday, March 23. For more information, call Ron Shrieves, 865-922-3518 or ronaldshrieves@comcast.net

March 28 Pellissippi State Community College scholarships are available to both music and nonmusic students, and scholarship auditions take place on March 28 and April 4 for students planning to attend Pellissippi State during fall 2013 semester. For more information, call 865-6946528.

March 28

East Tennessee Technology Access Center is hosting an open house from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 21, at 116 Childress St. For more information, call 865-219-0130.

Concord Park Par 3 Golf Course will host a junior golf clinic from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, March 28. The University of Tennessee Men’s Golf team will conduct the clinic for free to the first 40 children ages 6-17 who register. For more information, call 865-9669103.

March 21

March 29

Pellissippi State Faculty Lecture will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 21, in the Goins Building Auditorium at Hardin Valley Campus. Topic is “What Dance Moves?” For more information, call 865-694-6400.

Home Federal Bank Hometown Heroes nomination forms will be accepted through Friday, March, 29. A total of eight Hometown Heroes honorees will be recognized for volunteer work in the community and will choose a local nonprofit for $2,500 donation in their name. For more information, visit www.homefederalbank.tn.com

Now-April 7 2013 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is set for April 7. There will be a discount for early online registration. For more information, visit www.knoxvillemarathon.com/

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March 21

Now-April 12 Internal Revenue Service and town of Farragut will sponsor Volunteer Income Tax Assistance from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays, Feb. 1-April 12, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

March 14-16 Veteran actor Tandy Cronyn will star in “The Tall Boy” at 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, March 14-16, at Clarence Brown Theatre’s Carousel Theatre. The productions are free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-974-5161.

March 14 McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will begin a lecture series at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 14, at The University of Tennessee. For more information, visit www.mcclungmuseum.utk.edu

March 15 Art Group 21 and Leigh Cooper will hold an art exhibit from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 15, at Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church Gallery. Exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information, call Cindy Robinson Moffett, 865-584-5027.

March 15 Farragut Art Council invites local artists to participate in the Farragut Artist Directory by

March 22-June 16 Knoxville Museum of Art will present “Tradition Redefined,” Larry and Brenda Thompson’s collection of African-American Art, March 22-June 16. Knoxville Museum of Art is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday. For more information, call Angela Thomas, 865-934-2034.

March 30 Harvey Broome Group of the Tennessee Chapter Sierra Club will take a hike at White Oak Sink, Saturday, March 30. For more information, call Ron Shrieves, 865-922-3518 or ronaldshrieves@comcast.net

March 23

April 2-19

The University of Tennessee Gardens will hold its annual Easter egg hunt “Eggstravaganza” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 23, on the Gardens Friendship Plaza. Cost is $6 per child ages 12 and under. For more information, call 865-974-7151.

Pellissippi State Community College Annual Student Art show will be held from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Mondays-Fridays in April, in Bagwell Center for Media and Art. An opening reception and award ceremony will begin from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 2. For more information, call 865-6946400.

March 23 Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host 2013 Egg Hunt at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 23. First 50 volunteers to sign up will receive an event T-shirt. For more information, call 865-425-3450.

worship Through March 20 Faith Lutheran Church, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., will hold mid-week services and potluck dinners, with worship at 6 p.m. and potluck at 6:30. Services are contemplative with Holy Communion.

Through March 22 Each Friday during Lent, St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 633 St. John Court, will have Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m., followed by a fish fry dinner hosted by Knights of Columbus.

Through March 24 Holy Cross Anglican Church, 515 Herron Road, announces its Lenten Schedule. Sundays: 8:45 a.m. morning prayer, 9:15 a.m. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion; Mondays, 9:30 a.m. morning prayer; first and third Tuesdays of the month, 9:30 a.m. morning prayer; second and fourth Tuesdays, 5 p.m. evening prayer; Wednesdays, 5 p.m. evening prayer, 6:15 p.m. Holy Communion, 7 p.m. Bible study; Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. morning prayer; Fridays, 5 p.m. evening prayer, 6:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross, and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. morning prayer. For more information, visit www.holycrossknoxville.org/

Color Me Rad 5K returns to Knoxville Civic Auditorium at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 6. Registration is $30 if registered by Jan. 18. For more information, call 865-541-8244.

March 20 Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 400 Everett Road, will hold a Seder Dinner at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 20. Communion will be served. Call the church office, 865-966-9040, to make a reservation.

March 24-30 Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd., will hold its Palm Sunday service at 11 a.m., Sunday, March 24. Children will process in with palms. Maundy Thursday communion and service will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 28. Good Friday prayer service will be held at noon Friday, March 29. Great Easter Vigil will be held at 7:56 p.m., Saturday, March 30, with a bonfire at sunset.

March 24-31 Faith Lutheran Church, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., will hold Palm Sunday services at 9 a.m. and 11:11 a.m., Sunday, March 24, with Holy Communion and palm processional led by Cletus, a miniature donkey. Maundy Thursday service is at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 28. Good Friday service is at 7 p.m., Friday, March 29, with a service of darkness and walking through Stations of the Cross. Easter Sunday services will feature 9 a.m. traditional and 11:11 a.m. contemporary, with Easter Brunch between services.

March 28-31 Through March 29 Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd, will hold “Farragut Feast, Faith, Fellowship” Wednesday suppers and services each week during Lent, Feb. 27 and March 6, 13 and 29. Soup suppers will be served at 6 p.m. with study and prayer to follow.

March 15-16 St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church will host author, historian and biblical scholar John Dominic Crossan for four lectures Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, at The Episcopal School of Knoxville, 950 Episcopal School Way. “The World of Jesus” from 7:30 to 9 p.m., March 15. “The Life of Jesus” 9 to 10:30 a.m., March 16. “The Death of Jesus” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., March 16. “The Resurrection of Jesus” from 1:30 to 3 p.m., March 16. Cost for all four lectures is $45 and includes lunch. For more information or to register, visit www.stelizchurch.org/

March 16 April 6

and dessert will be available for $6. Eat in or carry out; no reservations necessary. For more information, contact Scoutmaster Mark Miser, 865-696-2697.

Boy Scout Troop No. 444 will host a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday, March 16, in the fellowship hall of Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestown Blvd. A complete meal of spaghetti, bread, salad

Central United Methodist Church, 301 Hickory Creek Road, will hold a Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 p.m., March 28; a Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m., March 29 and two Easter services Sunday, March 31. Contemporary worship begins at 8:45 a.m. and traditional worship at 11 a.m. A children’s Easter celebration, “No Bunny Loves You Like Jesus,” will be held at 10 a.m. and will include crafts, activities and snacks. For more information, call the church at 986-7329.

March 31 Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd., will hold two Easter Sunday services at 8:30 and 11:30 a.m., both featuring choir and instruments.

April 7, April 21 Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd., in conjunction with The University of Tennessee music department, will host a Spring Concert Series at the church. “The Son Trio,” a South Korean trio studying for Artist’s Certificate at UT, at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 7. “UT Contemporary Acappela,” featuring UT’s all-female group reVOLution and all-male group VOLume, at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 21. All concerts are free and open to the public.


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deathnotices • CARCELLO, Vincent Neil, age 75 of Knoxville, TN passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at UT Medical Center. His passions were his family, bridge, reading, the arts and a legacy of learning. Vincent was also an avid Yankees and Giants fan. He is survived by his family, J o s e p h Carcello and his children, J a n i e , Stephen, Carcello Karen and Sarah; daughter, Diane Carcello and her children, Nicolas, Emily and Judith; daughter, Cathy Carcello Speck and her husband, Greggry Speck; sister, Catherine Russo and her husband Thomas Russo; very special lifelong friend, Judith Bush and many other close friends. The family will receive friends at Ebenezer United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013 with a Celebration of Life to follow at 6 p.m. with Rev. Ann Robins, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trauma Surgical ICU Nurses, at UT Medical Center, 1924 Alcoa Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37920. Contact Karen Pryor, Nurse Manager (865) 305-6019. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Carcello family. www.clickfh.com • CURRY, James L., age 73, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Simsbury, Connecticut and Bir mingham, Alabama, died unexpectedly Friday morning, March 8, 2013, at home. Jim was born in Willimantic, Connecticut, on February 12, 1940 to the late John and Alice Curry (Sugrue) Curry. Jim was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Curry. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol Ghirardini Curry; son, Sean Curry of Atchison, Kansas; and daughters, Kristin (Pablo) Malavenda of West Lafayette, Indiana and Nicole Curry and husband, Sam Uzwack of Seattle, Washington. Jim was the proud grandfather of seven grandchildren: Mason, Maximilian, Zoe, Dylan, Alice, Mackenzie and Oliver. He was a graduate of

Windham High School, Class of 1958, and the University of Connecticut, BS 1965. Jim retired in 2004 from Alstom where he was the Director of Finance. Prior to Alstom, Jim was also employed by Combustion Engineering and ABB in Windsor, Connecticut and Birmingham, Alabama. He was a loving husband, devoted father and doting grandfather, and truly enjoyed being with his family and following his favorite sports teams, including the Tennessee Vols and the UConn Huskies. Since his retirement, Jim’s life was devoted to his family. He provided everlasting support, unconditional love and leadership for the entire family. Jim is so dearly and deeply loved by his family words cannot truly express how much they will miss him. Rest in peace, Jim – Dad – Grandpa. Visitation with family will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with a Christian Wake Service to follow at 6:00 p.m. A Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Farragut with Father Christopher Riehl celebrant. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Ladies of Charity of Knoxville, 120 West Baxter Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee 37917. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Curry family. www.clickfh.com • PAGEL, Erwin Hermann Jr., age 91, of Farragut, TN passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013. Erwin grew up in southern California, loved the ocean, and was an accomplished surfer. Always handy with a tool, he put this talent to good use in designing and building his own surfboards and in repairing and rebuilding cars. When WWII called, Pagel Erwin served in the AsiaPacific Theater as a member of the 11th Field Artillery Battalion, earning the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars. During the war, he corresponded with a girl he’d not met. At war’s end, he returned home and travelled from California to Virginia to ask for her hand. They were married on September 4, 1948 in Abingdon, VA, and remained lifelong partners until her passing last year. Erwin was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Helen Haga Pagel; son,

Randall Erwin Pagel and parents, Erwin Hermann Pagel Sr. and Evelyn Pauline Morisset Pagel Flynn. He is survived by his children, Melody Lynn Pagel Elliott and husband, M. Bruce Elliott of Springfield, VA, Billie Gwynn Pagel of Woodland, CA, Bradley Steven Pagel of Knoxville; grandchildren, Aaron Elliott, D. Ross Elliott, Dustin Pagel, Jason Rainwater and Samantha Curl; sister, Patricia Foster of Tucson, AZ; sisters-in-law, Elva Vaughan, Billie Galloway, and Agnes Roberts; brothers-in-law, Walt Foster Sr., and David Roberts; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 followed by a Celebration of Life at 2 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Family and friends will gather at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013 at East TN State Veterans’ Cemetery, 2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37920. Full military honors will be conferred by East TN State Veterans Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Pagel family. www.clickfh.com • PAINTER, Harry Lee, age 98 of Knoxville, TN passed away Monday evening, March 4, 2013. Mr. Painter was born December 6, 1914 in Baileyton, TN, the first born son of George and Pearl Painter. He was a

1938 graduate of Lincoln Memorial University. Mr. Painter was a Production Engineer at Y-12 in Oak Ridge and also worked in the space industry in Huntsville, AL from 1957–1973. He was a passionate naturalist who shared that appreciation with his family. Mr. Painter was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Esther Harber Painter; son, Timothy Dwight Painter; granddaughter, Courtney Beth Fielden; brothers, Frank, Fred and Ray Painter and sisters, Grace Overbay and Vena Kelley. He is survived by 5 children and spouses, David and Pat Painter, Martha and James Hamby, Anne and Bill Carpenter, Geni Stohler, Joe and Kate Painter; 11 grandchildren, Pam Hall (Brad), Jennifer Painter, Cynthia Webster (David), Craig Hamby, Todd Carpenter (Stacey), Tiffany Chavez (Rick), Matt Fielden, Lindsay Fielden, Liam Painter, Rowan Painter and Devon Painter; 8 great-grandchildren, Taylor Hall, Abbie Hall, David Webster, Alyssa Webster, Amber Carpenter, Bailey Chavez, Cooper Chavez and Hudson Fielden; special sister-in-law, Jo Painter. The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with a Memorial Service to follow at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends of the Smokies, P.O.

Box 1660, Kodak, TN 37764 (865) 932-4794. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Painter family. www.clickfh.com

birthnotices Parkwest Medical Center announces: • No births were reported this week.

Turkey Creek Medical Center announces: • No births were reported this week.

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Ask the Vet

FMS dance recognized

Can rat poison harm my pet? Q: My neighbor said her dog, Alex, almost died last week from eating rat poison. I’ve heard that rat poison was bad for dogs, but I didn’t know it was that serious. Can you give me more information, for Stephanie the safety of my dog Myers Ask and cat too? the Vet — Kate, Farragut A: Accidental ingestion of rat poison can become a life-threatening situation. Rat poison is made to kill rats, but unfortunately, it can kill dogs and cats the same way. Without treatment, affected dogs or cats will slowly bleed to death internally over 3-6 days. Rat poison damages and eventually destroys the body’s Vitamin K stores. Without Vitamin K,

other clotting factors cannot work, and the blood simply cannot clot. The good news is that Vitamin K is the antidote. Treatment is often started with injectable Vitamin K1 and continued with pills for 2-4 weeks, depending on the exact ingredients of the rat poison was ingested. If you know that your dog or cat has eaten rat poison, your veterinarian can induce vomiting if the poison has been eaten in the past hour or so. Even if this is successful, most veterinarians still recommend giving the oral Vitamin K, erring on the side of caution. Many owners do not see their pet eat the rat poison (or find the chewed up packaging), and that’s when it can become more serious, such as in your neighbor’s case. Affected dogs or cats will become increasingly lethargic, but by the time clinical signs are obvious, the pets are often very ill. Bleeding can be in the abdomen and/or in the chest. Blood transfusions are often necessary to save these pets.

And as a side note — there is a new rat poison on the market that contains bromethalin. This toxin works in a different way, and there is no antidote. It is much more toxic to our pets and unfortunately has much higher fatality rates, in comparison to the conventional rat poisons. These and all chemicals and toxins should always be kept safely where pets cannot access them. Send your veterinary questions to lcac@lenoircityanimalclinic.com

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However, “My rewards have always been in the children that I’ve taught and how they always seemed to have a good time in my class,” Karnes said. “To this day I have them coming back and talking to me about what they learned in sixth-grade social studies and the fun things we used to do.” Carolyn Westbrook, FMS sixthgrade language arts teacher, has worked under, or alongside, Karnes for 23 years. “Students loved her and learned volumes because she made learning fun and relevant,” Westbrook said. Ending her career as principal at FMS after serving six years as

Bearden Middle School principal, “It’s been like coming back home because I did work here so long,” Karnes said. “And many of the faculty and staff are still here, and were here four years ago when I came here. “It’s a wonderful way to finish my career,” she added. “I loved teaching. I loved going to Bearden Middle, that was a great adventure for me. The people that I met there were wonderful. “But coming back here was coming back home.” During an FMS winter sports banquet Thursday night, March 6, Denise Simmons, parent of an eighth-grade FMS student, saluted Karnes in front of the gathering. “Thanks for taking care of our

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Following a third-place finish during PBS East Tennessee Scholars Bowl last fall, Farragut High School’s Scholars Bowl team became FHS Science Bowl Team 1, looking to avenge last year’s close loss to Bearden in Tennessee Science Bowl. Bearden, however, would have the better showing once again. Though reaching the final 16 among a 55-school field statewide, FHS Team 1 then ran head-first into a scholarly brick wall: Oak Ridge Team 2 junior captain Emily Cheng. Cheng almost single-handedly sent FHS Team 1 home in a onesided round of 16 loss, ending hopes of a state title at Blount County Campus of Pellissippi State Community College Saturday, Feb. 23. “It was kind of incredible, their team captain answered every question almost exactly correct. I’ve never seen anything like that before,” said Matthew Milligan, FHS physics teacher and team coach. However, “I think our team did really well overall, we’ve been preparing for a long time,” said Akshay Soni, FHS Team I junior, who along with team captain, sen-

ior Lawrence Wang, helped lead FHS to last year’s second-place finish. “It was a very balanced team.” Along with junior Lam Tran and alternates Kenneth Ye, a junior, and Connor MacLean, a senior, FHS Team 1 defeated Signal Mountain, Sequoyah, Oneida, Bradley Central and White HouseHeritage in its “Crick Division.” Each showdown of teams — four participants plus one alternate — features two eight-minute halves and a two-minute “halftime,” with a series of short answer and multiple choice questions on such topics as physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, engineering and earth-and-space. Questions, worth four points during lightning rounds and 10 for a bonus question correctly answered, get increasingly tougher as teams advance. FHS Team 2 was comprised of only three members — sophomores Don Joo, Daniel Hong and Jason Fu — yet won four of its six matches despite not advancing. Meanwhile, Bearden’s seniorladen Team 1 came within one correct answer at the end of repeating as state champs. Led by sponsor Julie Smalling, a BHS chemistry teacher, Bearden

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Holding their state runner-up trophy and $750 representative check is Bearden Team 1, No. 2 in Tennessee Science Bowl 2013. From left are Julie Smalling, BHS science teacher and team sponsor, Cole Graham, Michael Pearce, Hayes Griffin, Tabitha Colter and Dalton Chaffee.

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Idol From page 7A

“I did our Open Mic Night at our Lead Worship at Christ Covenant [Presbyterian Church] for the y o u t h group,” Pratt said. Surviving the first a cappella round as one of nine remaining with her Skerik s o n g , “Nothing I Hold Onto,” then left as one of the final four singing “Lady of Fortune” with her guitar, Pratt, 16, said she had to change gears in preparation for her final song, “Hurricane.” “I had never played that song on the guitar before, because I thought the last round was supposed to be a cappella. ... I wasn’t planning on using a guitar for the last song, but I saw a pick on the ground so I just grabbed it,” Pratt said. Other FHS Idol final four con-

testants were senior Kendall Calkin, junior Ian Skerik and sophomore Nora Gross. Although a member of FHS Orchestra and well-versed in competitions playing viola, Pratt said she does nothing “vocal” in terms of school clubs. “I’ve gotten first chair at several orchestra competitions.” Judges were Jason Jennings, an FHS graduate and former lead singer with “Fishers of Men,” a Christian rock band; Greg Lemmons, a Christian musician, and Eric B., an area disc jockey. Proceeds from this year’s event, sponsored by FHS Interact Club and FHS Leadership Initiative class, go to Shelter Box, an organization that “sends an enormous plastic box [to], usually, a foreign country that’s had a disaster,” said Michelle Brossett, FHS Leadership Initiative and graphic design teacher. “And the box is designed where an extended family could live out of that box. It has a tent, it has a stove, it has water filtration, blankets,” she added. “Some of the necessities if you had kids.”

Bowl From page 12A

won nine straight matches before losing a 12-8 heartbreaker to Summit High School of Spring Hill in the championship showdown. BHS earned a $750 check from U.S. Department of Energy, event sponsor.

“It was a lot of fun, but it’s kind of a bummer to lose in the last round,” said Hayes Griffin, BHS senior captain, joining seniors Dalton Chaffee and Cole Graham as returnees from last year’s state championship team that earned a trip to the national competition in Washington, D.C. Also contributing this year were

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Arbor From page 7A

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Cindy Doyle, State Farm Insurance Agent at 248 N. Peters Road, Suite 4, (middle, in black), sponsored four area schools’ Fourth Grade Foresters Project for Arbor Day, Friday, March 1. Doyle stands beside Concord Christian School principal Leigh Ledet (white sweater), as fourth-grade teachers and their students who took part in the project’s saplings giveaway welcomed Doyle to CCS on Arbor Day. Teachers, from left, are Brooke Bachand, Jennifer Alford (teal, in back) and Hayley Miller. Students, from left, are Faith Collins, Emma Lacharite, J.T. Sudderth, Spencer Breeding, Deborah Allion and Nicolas Caudell.

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Today I accidentally received an email not meant for me and since it was very short, I read it before I realized it wasn’t’ for me. It said, (I’m going to use different names) “ H e y Mary I got another e m a i l about this i n n e r c h i l d thing, what do you think about it? Pam Maggie.” Young Attached Make it to the post was Fun! one of the testimonials from one of my Make it Fun followers. It made me wonder what “Maggie” thought and what she’d say to Mary. I think the hardest part of understanding this inner child thing is attaching a persona to thoughts we think that are contrary to what we want to do. In other words, unless we are very aware, we do things that are selfsabotaging. Self-help is nothing new and yet how many of us really know how to help ourselves? We like to get help from professionals, books, support groups and such when all along there is wisdom within us that unless we pay attention to it, we miss it. I have loved the results of meeting and forging a relationship with Nelly my inner child. She’s not a real child with blood and bones, but she’s a real child with thoughts and feelings and she was with me even though I didn’t know it, ten years ago when I was under the pressure of $26,000 plus in credit card debt. When my house was a mess 36 years ago I now

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Fourteen Farragut High School student/athletes signed with colleges and universities during a ceremony, packed with FHS students, in Lynn E. Sexton Gymnasium Tuesday morning, March 5. Seated, from left, are Heather Murphy (soccer/Austin Peay); Kristina Ksarjian (swimming/Southern Illinois); Katy Hill and Chelsea Jordan (soccer/ Carson-Newman); Tori Etheridge (softball/Shorter University); Whitney Smith (basketball/Bluefield College), Katie Overton (basketball/West Florida) and Stephanie Miller (Union College). Standing, from left, are Christian Baker (swimming/Emory University); Tyler Johnson and Sam Schechter (swimming/Carson-Newman); Brett Hagenow (baseball/Carson-Newman); Eric Freeman (baseball/Tennessee) and Sam Savell (baseball/Carson-Newman).

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bizbeat • Local restaurant health scores: — Bistro by the Tracks, 215 Brookview Center, 92 — Buddy’s Bar-B-Q, 121 West End Ave., 98 — Calhoun’s, 625 Turkey Cove Lane, 97 — Cru Bistro & Wine Bar, 11383 Parkside Drive, 97 — Double Dogs, 10639 Hardin Valley Road, 98 — Great American Cookie/Marble Slab, 10972 Parkside Drive, 92 — Hardee’s, 639 Campbell Station Road, 93 — Jimmy John’s, 11055 Parkside Drive, 99 — Mangia Pizza And More, 10926 Parkside Drive, 90 — Moe’s Southwest Grill, 11322 Parkside Drive, 95 — Noodles & Company, 11083 Parkside Drive, 92 — Seasons Restaurant, 5018 Kingston Pike, 89 — Steak ‘N Shake, 310 Wild Geese Road, 90 — Subway, 10244 Kingston Pike, 95

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business briefs • Matt Stovall has been named director of the new land resources business unit at Barge, Wa g g o n e r, Sumner and Cannon Inc., after more than 20 years with the company, most recently serving as Chattanooga office managStovall er. Stovall’s office will remain in Barge Waggoner’s Chattanooga location but will serve all local offices of the company. The land resources business unit contains the disciplines of civil engineering, landscape architecture, surveying and transportation. • Farmers who plan to market directly to the public as well as to chefs and grocery stores can participate in a set of workshops being offered by The University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture in March and April. “Direct Marketing Sense Workshop” will be held March 19-20 in Kingsport. Registration is $40 per person. “Direct Farm Marketing for Success Workshop” will be held March 14 in Jackson, March 15 in Nashville, April 3 in White Pine, April 4 in Athens and April 5 in Monteagle. Registration is $15 per person. Preregistration for all workshops is required five days prior to the workshop date; visit http://ag.tennessee.edu/cpa/ • Coulter & Justus announces recent promotions. Eileen McQuain, CPA, has been promoted to senior in the tax department. Jeremy Shaffer, CPA, has been promoted to senior in the audit department. Nancy White, CPA, has been promoted to manager in the audit department. Josh Vehec, CPA, has been promoted to manager in the audit department. • Paul C. Ragone, of Ragone Wealth Management, a Woodbury Financial Services investment advisor representative, has been awarded Eagle’s Circle status, part of Woodbury’s reward and recognition program recognizing representatives who “push their performance above the expected.” Ragone is a Farragut resident. • Ranee Taylor Guard, PhD, has been named director of Summit Medical Group’s Integrated Health Services division. Previously, Guard was chief operations and development officer for KDL Pathology in Knoxville. • Fort Loudoun Medical Center welcomes Brian Hughes, MD, PhD, as its new medical director. Hughes comes to his new position from

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Jet’s Pizza expands ■

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Farragut’s Jet’s Pizza recently became the only of its kind after an expansion added a bar and private dining room to the restaurant. “We are the only full-service, dine-in with beer and wine Jet’s Pizza in the entire country,” said Ashley Middlebrooks, Jet’s Pizza marketing manager for the area. “There are no plans for any other of this kind, and we are still perfecting our overall picture of what it can be,” she added. The private dining room seats about 45 people comfortably, Middlebrooks estimated, and can be reserved by anyone for parties or meetings. The bar serves beer and wine, and Middlebrooks hopes to be able to provide full bar offerings in the future. The menu is the same as the dine-in area across the restaurant, and even includes old-school video and pinball machines for family-

friendly fun. “The games were put in to be fun for everyone,” Middlebrooks said. “We intend on adding more games soon and are looking to hold corn-hole tournaments this summer with prizes and weekly specials. We consider ourselves a family-friendly restaurant and welcome everyone,” she added. The four Knoxville area Jet’s Pizza locations are owned by Joe “J.C.” Ford, who also owns restaurant locations in Michigan and plans three more for Knoxville’s metro area. “Jet’s Pizza is the seventeenth largest pizza chain in the nation,” Middlebrooks said. Eugene Jetts and his brother John Jetts opened the first Jet’s See PIZZA on Page 2B

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(Top) Courtney Rodgers, left, and Trish Cogdill serve customers at the bar while (above) Jet’s Pizza hosted a crowd of networkers from Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce Thursday night, Feb. 21, to celebrate the opening of the restaurant’s new bar and private dining area.

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Gander Mountain in Turkey Creek sees big crowds each Friday morning with its shipments of ammunition.

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Plans to expand Farragut’s Gander Mountain location with the addition of a gun range apparently will not be coming to fruition. The plans — which would have added 10,000 square feet and included a proposed gun range to the store — were approved by Farragut Municipal Planning Commission in March 2011. Gander Mountain media spokesman Jess Myers said he was unaware of any plans to construct a gun range at Farragut’s

store, 11501 Parkside Drive. “About two years ago we launched an initiative called Gander Mountain Academy and we have six of those,” Myers said. The six Gander Mountain Academy stores, which have shooting ranges, operate in Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Texas and Kansas. “It’s a full training center in the store with a live fire shooting range, a virtual shooting range, classrooms and a full range of everything needed to make sure you’re properly and safely handling your firearm,” Myers said. For more information, visit www.gandermountain.com/

FHS Foundation hosts Chamber at Newk’s

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Farragut High School Education Foundation and Newk’s Express Café co-hosted Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce members for a morning networking Thursday, Feb. 28. Foundation president Jerry Martin and two FHS students and Student Government Association representatives, Briana Stockdale, left, and Sarah Lutz, center, overviewed SGA projects and accomplishments for Chamber members.

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Koko Fit Club hosts Chamber

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Gina Alcorn of Fleenor Security tries out an exercise machine at Koko Fit Club off Brooklawn Street during a Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce networking Thursday, Jan. 24.

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ITT Technical Institute director Brad Parish cuts the ribbon for the Institute’s new location off Executive Park Drive during a Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Jan. 30. Pictured with Parish are ITT staff members and Chamber representatives.

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Presenting East Tennessee Children’s Hospital with $1 million are from left, Will Rogers Institute president Ted Cooper, Will Rogers Institute executive director Todd Vradenburg, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital president and CEO Keith Goodwin, Regal Entertainment Group CEO Amy Miles, Regal president and COO Greg Dunn and Regal board member Neal Pinsker.

Newport Medical Center, where he has served as a hospitalist and program director since 2011. Previously, he served as medical director at Blount Memorial Hospital. • McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations has hired Kellie Keyes as associate event coordinator. Keyes, of Knoxville, graduated from The University of Tennessee in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in public relations with minors in journalism/electronic media and the-

for individuals is necessary. Please do not bring pets. • East Tennessee Chapter of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals will host “Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management,” a comprehensive three-day review course designed to prepare hazardous materials professionals for the CHMM examination, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., April 9-11, at The University of Tennessee Eastern Regional Extension Office, 1801 Downtown West Blvd., in Knoxville. For more information, call Linda Lawhorn at 865-771-1011 or visit www.etahmp.org/education.php/

atre. In her new role, she will coordinate retail and corporate events for MP&F’s clients. • National College of Business & Technology has named Orlando Dumas, previously of Atlanta, Ga., as director of the Knoxville campus. • The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its free annual open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 20, rain or shine, on The University of Tennessee agricultural campus off Neyland Drive. Children are encouraged to bring their stuffed animals to the Teddy Bear Clinic for veterinary students to examine. No registration

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• Farragut baseball March schedule: at Pope John Paul II, 5:30 p.m. (EDT), March 15; versus BGA in Nashville, 1 p.m. (EDT), March 16; at Bearden, 6 p.m., March 18; home versus West, 6:30 p.m., March 21; versus Loganville in Atlanta, 6:30 p.m., March 22; versus Collins Hill in Atlanta, noon, March 23; home against Maryville, 5:30 p.m., March 25; at Heritage, 6:30 p..m., March 27; in Riverdale Warrior Classic, Murfreesboro, starting March 28.

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• Lady Admirals softball March schedule: at William Blount, 5:30 p.m., March 14; in Chick-Fil-A Tournament, Brentwood, March 1516; home against Lenoir City, 5:30 p.m., March 18; home versus Bearden, 5:30 p.m., March 19; home against South-Doyle, 5:30 p.m. March 20, and home versus Catholic, 5:30 p.m., March 21. • Admirals boys soccer March schedule: home against William Blount, 7 p.m., March 15; home versus Hardin Valley Academy; 7 p.m., March 19; at West, 7 p.m., March 21, and home versus Clinton, 6 p.m., March 22. • Hardin Valley Academy baseball March schedule: at Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett, 6:30 p.m., March 15; at Sullivan South, noon, March 16; home versus Clinton, 5:30 p.m., March 18; at Powell, 5:30 p.m., March 19; at William Blount, 6 p.m., March 21; home versus Sequoyah, 5:30 p.m., March 22; home against Cookeville, 6 p.m., March 26; at Wilson Central, 4:30 p.m., March 28; versus Columbia at Siegel, 1:30 p.m., March 29; at Siegel, 6:30 p.m., March 29, and at Wilson Central, 10 a.m., March 30. • Lady Hawks softball March schedule: at Powell, 6 p.m., March 14; home versus Central, 6 p.m., March 18; home against West, 6 p.m., March 20; home versus Campbell County, 6 p.m., March 21; at Anderson County, 6 p.m., March 22; at Coalfield, 4 p.m., March 27, and home against Karns, 5 p.m., March 28. • HVA boys soccer March schedule: home versus Franklin, 3 p.m., March 16, and at Farragut, 7 p.m., March 19. • Bearden baseball March schedule: home versus Sevier County, 6 p.m., March 14; home against Webb, 5 p.m., March 15; versus Pigeon Forge at Anderson County, 12:30 p.m., March 16; home versus Farragut, 6 p.m., March 18; home against West, 6 p.m., March 20; home versus Catholic, 6 p.m., March 21; at Gulf Shores, Alabama, with games starting at 8 a.m., March 23. • Lady Bulldogs softball March schedule: home versus Heritage, 5:30 p.m., March 14; at Commando Classic, March 16; at Farragut, 5:30 p.m., March 19; home against Lenoir City, 5:30 p.m., March 20; home versus West, 5:30 p.m., March 21; Grand Strand tourney at Myrtle Beach, S.C., March 24-30.

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It’s been a steady rise from last place to state champion, with a perfect record, for Farragut High School hockey. “We’ve been building this team. When I came here [start of 2010-11 season], we were in last place,” said head coach Robert Despins, whose team capped a perfect 20-0-0 season with a Blue Division state championship Sunday, March 3, in Cool Sports Home of the Icearium. With 14 of the team’s 16 players actually attending FHS — compared to other local high schools, which have to combine forces to field a team — “it’s hard to find one high school in the hockey population that we have here that has got that much talent on it,” Despins said. However, with the injury bug hitting a number of key players during the season, “I never thought we’d be able to accomplish that,” Despins said about a perfect season and state title. “We just squeaked through some of those games.” Overall, “These kids just stepped up,” the coach added. “They were a very determined team.” Moreover, “Once we started the playAdmirals 8 offs we had our Knights 2 full roster available,” Despins said. “They were just unstoppable at that point. They got their confidence up. They never slowed down in the games at all.” As for Farragut possibly becoming the first ever Knoxville Amateur Hockey Association High School League team to finish with a perfect record, “No one remembers any other team going undefeated through the whole season and winning state,” Despins said. “That’s not easy to do.”

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(Above) Farragut won Blue Division High School State Hockey Tournament Sunday afternoon, March 3, in Cool Sports Home of the Icearium, capping a perfect 20-0-0 season. Head coach Rob Despins, far left, and assistant coach Jeff Lindsay, far right, are pictured with team members, in no order, Alex Robinson, Kyle Lindsay, Austin Scheidt, Brandon Timmis, Gavin Gauld, Gage Despins, Thomas Detchemendy, Felix Bjurstrom, Tatum Magill, Ross Ludington, Dane Despins, Harley Gorlewski, Danny Petrow, Lucas Despins, Justin Richwine and Dakota Christian. (Below) Christian, KAHA High School League’s Top Goalie this season, fields his position during a game.

In looking for keys to success, Despins pointed to the team’s seven seniors, led by the coach’s triplets: forward Lucas Despins, KAHA League MVP and Top Playmaker, scored 22 goals and dished out 25 assists; Gage

Despins, League’s Top Forward, led KAHA with 31 goals; Dane Despins is a key defender. “Gage and Lucas, they really pump our team up,” said senior forward Thomas Detchemendy (17 goals, eight assists).

• BHS boys soccer March schedule: at Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett, 7 p.m., March 15; at McMinn County, 7 p.m., March 19; home versus Catholic, 7 p.m., March 21.

sportsbriefs • Upcoming outing for Harvey Broome Group, local chapter of the Sierra Club: Saturday, March 16, dayhike, Piney Falls and Stinging Fork State Natural Areas, Grandview and Spring City. Pre-register with BJ and Bob Perlack: perlack@aol.com or 865-229-5027. Saturday, March 23, dayhike, Cades Cove off-trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Pre-register with Ron Shrieves at 865-922-3518 or ronaldshrieves@comcast.net (e-mail preferred). Saturday, March 30, Take-a-Hike, White Oak Sink, GSMNP. Contact Shrieves. • Knoxville Christian School’s new high school baseball team will play its first-ever home game Thursday, March 14 versus Midway High School. Game is set to begin at 4:30 p.m.

Farragut sophomores Harley Gorlewski, (white jersey in front) and Brandon Timmis (back middle) sandwich an opponent trying to play the puck.

“They’re really good at making plays, scoring.” With the Despins family being from Canada, coach Despins said about his triplets, “Those guys have been playing hockey since they were five years old.” Lucas and Gage led the team’s “cycling” attack, which coach Despins said “is really tough to defend; any team really struggles to defend it. ... In high school you don’t typically see it.” Other key seniors are defender Austin Scheidt (11 assists) and forwards Danny Petrow (eight goals, 10 assists) and Alex Robinson (one goal, three assists). Junior Dakota Christian was named KAHA’s Top Goalie, leading the league in save percentage (90) and fewest goals allowed (15). Sophomore forward Felix Bjurstrom is among the underclassmen giving hope to the future, scoring 21 goals and dishing out 24 assists. “He’s played a lot of hockey; he’s originally from Sweden,” coach Despins said. Gavin Gauld, sophomore forward (eight goals, four assists), “is also Canadian,” the coach said. “He grew up about 60 miles away from my boys up in Canada. But we never knew each other back then. So we’ve had some kids where hockey runs in their blood. “The local kids, the Danny Petrows, the Thomas Detchemendys, these kids have been playing hockey here in the program for a long time, and they’re really good hockey players,” coach Despins added. Detchemendy said he was “surprised a lot” about Farragut’s success, especially in the state tourney. “When I heard that four teams from Nashville were coming, good teams, I was like, ‘Oh man, we’ve got some competition coming to town,’” he added. See HOCKEY on page 5B

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However, “When we stepped out on that ice, we played our hearts out. We got two shutouts the first two games,” he added. About he and Petrow on the same line, Detchemendy added, “Danny, me and him really have good chemistry together, so me and him worked well on the same line throughout the year.” Scheidt, a former Admiral

Farragut Admirals Thomas Detchemendy, senior forward, (above), and Austin Scheidt, senior defender (right), added both talent and experience at two key positions during the team’s run toward perfection.

hockey player before FHS baseball caused a change in plans, came back last December to contribute as a senior. “Austin is a natural athlete ... he’s really smart, gifted,” the coach said. Among other younger Ads, sophomore Brandon Timmis helped anchor the defense, while Kyle Lindsay, sophomore defender, Justin Richwine and Harley Gorlewski, sophomore forwards, and Ross Ludington, freshman forward, added vital depth.

“They just kind of understood the game better,” coach Despins said. “Positionally and everything. That kind of filled the holes on our team. They just instinctively know what to do when they get out there.” Gorlewski “can skate until he drops,” the coach added. Back-up goalkeeper Tatum Magill, a sophomore, was a firstyear Admiral. “She made some really good, key saves in the playoffs,” coach Despins said.

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VALARIE M. THOMPSON M.B.A., REALTOR®,ABR, CRS, GRI, PMN, RRC, SRES, e-PRO, CDPE

Equal Housing Opportunity Statement: All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act and the Tennessee Human Rights Act, which make it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination.” We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.”

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312 ST ANDREWS DRIVE FOX DEN Great price for this quality spaED cious 5 BR, 4 BA all brick home UC D in Fox Den! Gorgeous kitchen RE w/glazed cabinets, gas cooktop, granite tops and tons of storage cabinets. Rooms are all spacious. Fresh paint throughout. Basement has full living quarters w/very large workshop, storage areas, and garage door for mowers. Large golf course lot w'big back yard. Great house in golf community offering pool, club house, golf, tennis, fitness facilities, and more. MLS 826796 $544,900 760 OAK CHASE - Gorgeous 3 AVALON BR, 3.5 BA basement ranch on 4 N2 13th fairway, beautiful sunsets, SU N E and view of course. This home OP has an open f'plan w'9ft ceilings, hdwood floors in main living areas, side entry mudrm, b'tiful master overlooks course, amazing walk out bsmt that has some rooms finished full bath and large workshop. Gorgeous porch across entire back. Great price on this home in a beautiful country club community. Bring your offer. MLS 832610 $449,000

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1811 HICKORY GLEN 3 BR, 4.5 BA, 6,041 SF Contemporary flair wonderful guest suite on main w/full BA two stacked stone fireplaces, open floor plan. 1.6 acre lot, finished bsmt, 3 car garage. MLS 818255 $650,000

12201 COTSWOLD LANE 4 BR, 3.5 BA + bonus, 3,929 SF, Southern Living Plan Bonus, Sunroom, Mahogany Front Door, Gourmet Kitchen w/granite, custom tile, SS app. Cul-de-sac lot. MLS 816739 $579,000

COPPERSTONE

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12408 BUTTERNUT CIRCLE 4 BR, 3.5 BA + bonus, 4,450 SF, huge kitchen w/island, breakfast bay w/vaulted Sunroom Hand finished hardwoods on main & both staircases, 3 car garage. MLS 815345 $399,400

1709 WINBROOK CIRCLE 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 1,665 SF, Brand New Electric HVAC System 1/13 w/10 Year Warranty. Open floor plan, slate entry and laundry, tile kitchen. MLS 829115 $169,900

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12001 CONGRESSIONAL PT Must have ARB Approval. One of a very few remaining lots available in Fox Den on Cul-DeSac. Level lot - nice building site, Farragut Schools, close to Turkey Creek - Golf Club Community. MLS 785429 $69,900

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SUGARWOOD 328 FRUITWOOD - Beautiful 2 sty,4 BR, 2.5 BA, w/over 2800 SF. Hardwood Floors cover most of the first floor and continue through the upstairs hallway. Updated Kitchen w/granit countertops, Dacor gas cooktop, and breakfast room, opens to Family Room, Formal DR and main level Office/LR. Updated Baths w/granite countertops Large Master BR, master BA w/walk-in cedar linec closet, dual vanities and shower w/whirlpool tub. MLS 828926 $324,900

FOX RUN 616 TROWBRIDGE - Impressive 1.5 Story, 3 BR, 2.5 BA on a professionally maintained and landscaped lot. Beautiful site. Finish floors cover most of the main level. Extensive crown moldings throughout. Formal Dining Room w/trey ceiling, main level office/study. Large eat in Kitchen that overlooks the vaulted Great Room w/gas fireplace. Escape from GR to Sunroom built by Champion which also accesses the deck. Main level Master with dual closets, Bathroom w/dual vanities, whirlpool tub and sep. shower. MLS 832771 $369,900

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The red curtain is about to open on the biggest event of the year for the Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce – the annual Silent and Live Auction! If you have been to the Auction in the past, you are well aware of how much fun you will have. If you have never been, here is a bit of what to expect. As you enter you will be greeted with a flute of champagne and hors d’ouvres, compliments of Rothchild’s, and given your seating and your bid number for the Auction. You will receive a ballot to vote on the “Best Dressed Table” then start your fun-filled auction night.

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The theme this year is, “Turning dreams into Reality.” While bidding on silent auction items take a journey by the dinner tables, decorated by Chamber members, to choose the best dressed table and to share the excitement, energy, inspiration and soul. A cash bar will be available. The silent action will end at 7:30 p.m. and dinner will be served, followed by the live auction. This year’s tabletop themes will represent ways to fulfill our lives: I just want to … dance! I just want to … sing! I just want to … travel! I just want to …bake! I just want to … be skinny!”

March 2013

Plus more! Thank you to those members who have aready committed to sponsoring a table and for those who would like to do so, there is still time. At 8:00 p.m. the live auction of the tabletop decorations will begin, hosted by Lifetime member, friend and auctioneer Bear Stephenson from Stephenson Realty and Auction. Hold on to your hat because it goes fast and you will not want to lose your chance to win the bid! This extravaganza is the largest fund-raising event for the Chamber. A portion of the proceeds will go toward

the Continuing Education Grant Program and the Chamber will donate 10% of ticket sales to a charitable organization. A special thank you to members who have already agreed to help sponsor this year’s Auction . . . the Town of Farragut, Pinnicle Financial Center, Rothchild Catering & Conference Center and the farragutpress. Sponsorships are available in four categories: Presenting, Event, Community and Media. As sponsors are accepted, they See AUCTION on Page 2

BREAKFAST

WITH THE MAYOR On Tuesday, February 26, a crowd of over one hundred braved the rain to attend the Chamber’s first 2013 Breakfast Speaker Series featuring Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero. The breakfast was held at Fox Den Country Club. Chamber members and guests were interested to hear from Mayor Rogero about her first year as mayor, her work with area leaders and her community-oriented philosophy that “no city is an island.” Rogero emphasized, “We live in a global economy, so it is obvious that our future depends on the health of our regional economy. Working together regionally is the key to our success.” Rogero is Knoxville’s first female mayor and the first female mayor in any of the state’s big four cities. Her enthusiasm for her job as mayor was evident as she repeated, “I love my job! I have a great job!” and went on to say that she has a great city, terrific staff and enjoys a good working relationship with Farragut mayor Ralph McGill and Knox County mayor Tim Burchett. Rogero gave attendees a brief summary of the progress on goals from her 2011 campaign. Her present focus is on building stronger neighborhoods, having a better business climate, developing a vital downtown and having a greener more sustainable Knoxville. She was happy about the decrease in local partisan politics because it made the city’s decision-making process easier, benefiting everyone involved. Rogero was quick to quip, “... then again, there is not much partisanship in potholes, roads and greenways!” Mayor Rogero wound up her presentation with the progress being made downtown and extended an invitation to all to

New Member Orientation FWKCC President, Bettye Sisco, Knoxville Mayor, Madeline Rogero, Farragut Mayor, Ralph McGill and Town of Farragut Administrator, David Smoak pose for the camera after the morning breakfast at Fox Den. spend time there, because “A thriving downtown is a key to a strong city.” Continuing what was started under Mayor Haslam, Rogero and the City are strategically investing to give developers incentive to come downtown by investing in road and street improvements and parking. Volunteer Ministry Center was the Mayor’s chosen recipient for a portion of the breakfast proceeds. A check for $275 was presented to Mayor Rogero for the charity. She also signed a children’s book that was donated in her name to Primrose School in Farragut. The Chamber would like to thank Presenting Sponsor: Town of Farragut, Event Sponsor: NHC Place Assisted Living, Community Sponsor: Pinnacle Financial Partners, and Media Sponsor: farragutpress.

Spring 2013 New Member Orientation will be held at the Farragut Town Hall on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. If you have never been to a new member orientation or even if you’ve been a member for awhile, please join us to find out more about the many benefits available to you through the Farragut West Knox Chamber. From affordable advertising, free ribbon cutting or grand opening ceremonies, booking a networking, to event sponsorship opportunities, there is something for everyone to learn more about! The orientation will begin at 7:30 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be provided by Dunkin’ Donuts. Take time after the meeting to visit the Farragut Folklife Museum, opening at 9:00 a.m., especially for Chamber members, for a fascinating look at the area’s history. RSVPs can be registered via a link in your weekly email, sent to info@farragutchamber.com, or called in at 675-7057.

ENTERPRISE CLUB ADMIRAL ELITE

ADMIRAL CAPTAIN

ANCHOR

These Chamber members generously contribute to the Chamber and the Continuing Education Grant Program above and beyond their annual dues.


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Welcome Back

Renewing Members The Farragut West Knox Chamber is pleased to welcome back these members who have renewed their investment in the Chamber and in the community where they do business. Each is a very important part of our organization, and we are privileged to count them as Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce members. We urge our members to patronize one another when the goods or services a member can provide are needed. And, it is our hope that area residents will recognize the commitment that a business makes to a community when it becomes a part of its local chamber of commerce and will reward that commitment with their patronage.

American Youth Soccer Association Baskin Robbins Bonefish Grill – Turkey Creek Comfort Suites Concord Veterinary Hospital Consign to Design Edward Jones – Wendy Schopp Farragut High School Football Booster Club Foothills Bank & Trust Fox Den Country Club Home Federal Bank

Networkings Cool Sports, Home of the Icearium kicked off 2013 with their Jan. 10 evening networking. Cool Sports offers classes in all levels of ice-skating and ice-hockey, pick-up soccer games for youths and co-ed adults and all kinds of special events like Skate Date Nights, other Open Skate days or private birthday party packages. They are now keeping you from going hungry at their on-site sports bar. Visit their blog or Facebook page to learn more about the many events you can enjoy at Cool Sports.

FWKCC Ambassadors Rena Amerson - Tillman Companies, LLC, Chris Trezise - Brainstorm International and Marianne Greer - Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace welcomed Chamber members to Cool Sports, Home of the Icearium .

Chamber members from Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt Linda Kidd, James and Janice Dudley along with Shara Cross and Lynn Petr - STAR posed for the camera at the sign-in desk.

(Thank you for your Enterprise Membership)

Hudson & Hudson, P.C. Jani-King of Knoxville Kendall Investigations Kiwanis Club of Farragut Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan,PLLC Massage by Terrah Banakas Medi-Spa at Knoxville Dermatology Group Michael Broyles Photography NHC Place Assisted Living (Thank you for your Enterprise Membership)

Northshore Pellissippi Storage Roosters Men’s Grooming Center Tennessee Credit Union Trademark Advertising, LLC U.S. Cellular – Kingston Pike UPS Store #2381 Visit Knoxville

Jason's Deli on North Peters Road offered Chamber members and guests a number of their breakfast options at their morning networking on Jan. 17. During lunch and dinner hours, patrons can choose from a wide variety of soups or salads and sandwiches ranging from the Club Royale to the all-veggie Zuchinni Grillini. Jason's uses only fresh and natural ingredients, so menu items are free from trans fat, MSG, high fructose corn syrup, and artificial dyes. In addition to dine-in and carry-out, the deli does extensive catering with NO advance notice required. Customers can order anything from boxed lunches, to sandwich trays, to coffee and dessert.

Left: Susan Lloyd - Valley Printing, Julie Predny FWKCC and Cynthia Moore - Aflac enjoyed breakfast at this morning networking.

Below: Staff members Shea Headricks, Dustin Simoneaux, Angela Willis and Connie Foody of Jason’s Deli were cheerful hosts.

Member Briefs Congratulations to Publix at Turkey Creek on their grand opening and ribbon cutting in January! Visit the new store at 11656 Parkside Drive. Jodie Bull was recently named Assistant Vice President in the bank information security department at Home Federal Bank. Join Nancy and Bob Epstein at an Informational Meeting to learn more about Sherrill Hills Retirement Community, opening this summer! You’ll get a history of managing company Resort Lifestyle Communities, see apartment floor plans, a slideshow of the community, and get your pricing and other questions answered. This one hour meeting will be at Bryan College on Wednesday, Apr. 17 at 10 a.m. RSVP to Nancy or Bob at 693-0551.

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The Internal Revenue Service and Town of Farragut will sponsor Volunteer Income Tax Assistance from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays, Feb. 1April 12, at the Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call 865-966-7057. Congratulations to Jana Kadovitz, L.Ac, Dipl.Ac in her new position as main acupuncturist for University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute. Tennova Turkey Creek Medical Center West will sponsor a lunch and learn on Monday, Mar. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Johnson Conference Center. David Hovis, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, will present “Kiss Knee Pain Goodbye”. On Tuesday, Mar. 26 from 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. Rachel Bowman, MD of Family Practice will give a talk on “Diabetes: The Heart Risk Connection.” For further information on these events, call 836-6682. Many women carry too much on their shoulders: work, family, home-life and the responsibility of caring for a family member facing the challenges of memory loss. If this sounds familiar, don't miss

Member Briefs See page 3

will be represented on our website and weekly emails through the first of May. Call the Chamber for details on each level of sponsorship in order for you to spotlight your business at this popular event! Time is running out to save your space and receive all the benefits a sponsorship offers. Thanks, also, to the Auction Committee for their hard work and dedication. The Chamber is accepting donations for auction items valued at $50 or higher. All items will be listed in our program and sold in the silent or live auction to the highest bidder. Our auction team will be

contacting all Chamber members for donations. If you have not yet been contacted to participate, please call the Chamber office and let us know what you would like to donate. Don’t be left out! Call now at 865-675-7057 for more information. Each one of you make a tremendous difference and help to make this event a success! Cost for Chamber members is $55, for non-members, $65; tables of 10 are available for $500. Reservations will be required and may be made by calling the Chamber office at 865-675-7057 or by visiting the Web site at www.farragutchamber.com.

It has begun! If you want to be involved, please call the Chamber office today!


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Networkings Chamber members found out on Jan. 24 that Koko FitClub is more than just a gym! They offer an integrated fitness program customized to every member's individual goals, where their unique Koko SmarTrainer technology prescribes the right workout for each member. This increases efficiency and maximizes results -- workouts are shorter and more effective! Koko FitClub monitors performance so you can chart your progress online from week to week. Their advanced technology eliminates the complicated planning or tracking of traditional exercise, letting you just show up and enjoy your workout.

KoKo FitClub was the proud host of the morning networking on Jan. 24. Pictured are David Smoak - Town of Farragut, Jane Jolley Senator Bob Corker’s Office, Julie Predny and Bettye Sisco - FWKCC.

Member Briefs From page 2 Women, Wine & Wisdom hosted by Clarity Pointe Knoxville on Mar. 14 and Mar. 21 at 5 p.m. This insightful, uplifting event will let you sip wine, share stories, meet other women in your shoes and learn how the enriching programming and compassionate staff at Clarity Pointe Knoxville can add meaningful moments to your busy schedule. Call 951-2985 or visit www.claritypointeknoxville.com for more information. East Tennessee Children’s Hospital wants to invite the Farragut community to “Dancing with the Knoxville Stars”, where local celebrities will put on their dancing shoes and team with Knoxville dance studio instructors to raise money for Children’s Hospital. The event, sponsored by Star 102.1 radio, is Friday night, Mar. 22, at the Knoxville Expo Center on Clinton Highway. To support the event and Children’s Hospital, you can purchase tickets or vote online for your favorite dancer! Call the Children’s Hospital Development Office at 5418441 for tickets or find out more at www.etch.com. Town of Farragut Mayor Ralph McGill has been elected chairman of Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization, serving for one year, alongside Vice Chair and City Mayor Madeline Rogero. Marianne Greer, Realtor, with Coldwell Banker/Wallace & Wallace & Farragut West Knox Chamber Ambassador, was recently honored for being a multimillion dollar producer for 2012 and awarded for placing 5th for "Buyer Controlled Sales."

Gina Alcorn - Fleenor Security, Alla Naslimova - ITT Tech, Betsy Fleming and Laura Ash both of State Farm smile for the camera.

Renewal by Anderson hosts an evening event on Jan. 31, showing how they provide customers with much more than just a nice view. Their custom replacement windows and patio doors blend beauty with quality and energy efficiency. Customers can choose from a range of designs that include 37 color combinations and 11 hardwood finishes. Their Fibrex frames are made from 40 percent recycled wood, and their High Performance Low E4 Glass has a special coating that reduces water spots. Their Smart Sun glass is 70 percent more effective than dual pane glass in summer, and 45 percent more effective in winter. They offer FREE in home consultations as well as professional installations and strong warranties.

Above: FWKCC Ambassador Tony Langenderfer - Expert Auto Consultants welcomes new FWKCC member Lee Jordon - WOW3d Group.

Right: Casey Collins and Ashley McCloud with Renewal by Andersen were gracious hosts for the evening networking.

Congratulations to the Turkey Creek Rotary Club! Congratulations to the Turkey Creek Rotar y Club! Through a pancake breakfast, the Turkey Creek Rotar y Club raised $500 for the Farragut High School Education Foundation. The foundation provides graduates who will be attending a Career and Technical College funds to utilize toward their education. When the check was given Past District 6780 Governor sent a message that he would donate an additional $500 if the members would match his donation. Immediately hands began to rise and an additional $500 was raised bringing the total to $1,500! Accepting the check from the Rotarian Ed Engle is Jerry Martin , Farragut High School Education Foundation. Joining in the celebration is Ann Lotspeia, President of the Turkey Creek Rotary Club!

The 9th Annual Waltz for Wishes Gala is scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 27, 2013 at the Downtown Knoxville Marriott to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of East Tennessee. The goal of Waltz for Wishes is to raise money to make wishes come true for kids with life-threatening medical conditions who live in Knoxville and surrounding areas. Tickets are $175 per person; a table of ten is $1,500. Sponsorships are also available. For more information please call 966-1494. Check out “Right on the Money,” Knoxville’s first weekly financial television show airing on Sundays at 3 p.m. on 10News2. The financial education show is a spin-off of the radio show by the same name, hosted by Trae Wieniewitz of Wieniewitz Financial. In addition to the Right on the Money TV and radio shows, Wieniewitz Financial runs a tax preparation firm, Affordable Tax Solutions, and hosts a variety of seminars on financial planning in the local community. Wieniewitz Financial also has an inhouse mortgage company to help clients with all their mortgaging and refinance needs. “The purpose of Right on the Money is to educate and inform viewers on the sometimes overwhelming and complicated nature of personal finances,” says Wieniewitz. “We want to make finances simple and easy to understand, so consumers can make educated decisions for themselves and their families.” Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 101st Annual Meeting and Legislative Reception will be held on Apr. 2 in Nashville. Throughout the day they will look at the current and future state of our economy, as well as the overall business climate, alongside key stakeholders from not only Tennessee, but well beyond our borders, continuing the tradition of leading interactive dialogue with the Tennessee House and Senate leadership. For more information or to register online go to www.tnchamber.org. Opening Day for the Tennessee Smokies Baseball, an AA Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs is Wednesday, Apr. 10. Join the Tennessee Smokies as they kick off the 2013 Season! For more information on promotions and the latest Smokies news visit www.smokiesbaseball.com. For information on group rates please call 286-2316. Primrose School of Farragut will hold its annual fundraiser on Apr. 26, aimed at encouraging a giving spirit in the Farragut community. For more information call 966-7673 or visit www.primrosefarragut.com. AT&T is hiring in Tennessee! Candidates must apply to each job posting of interest in order to be considered. AT&T Wire Technician and AT&T Temporary Full-Time Opportunities are available (http://attlinks.com/tn-techs). AT&T at Turkey Creek is also hiring part-time retail sales consultants and part-time sales support representatives. Retail sales consultants and retail sales support representatives thrive in a fun, fast-paced environment where they work hands-on with customers to understand their communications needs and discover how AT&T products meet those needs. AT&T offers paid training, competitive wages and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation and more! Learn more and apply online at http://attlinks.com/farragutTN.

11863 Kingston Pike • Farragut, Tennessee, 37934-3833

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resident P Quotes ‘n Notes “Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me.” – David Brinkley

by Bettye Sisco Being Successful Requires Work. There are many key components that can lead to your success in anything you do, be it business or just life. Here are five keys to get you started. Key #1: Be Original. The burden of originality is one that most people don’t want to accept. They’d rather sit in front of the TV and let that tell them what they’re supposed to like, what they’re supposed to buy and what they’re supposed to laugh at. How are you different? Your value is in your difference from others. To succeed you must understand your difference and you must find a way to offer that difference to the world. Key #2: Focused Branding. When thinking of coupons many think of “Low Prices.” When thinking of “Google,” one thinks of “Search Engine.” Every successful person or business can be summed up in a word or two because they’ve focused on their niche and they’ve successfully communicated that focus and its benefit to the world.What do people think of when they think of you? They should be able to “sum up” your benefit in a word or two. Key #3: Relationships. We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” This saying certainly has some truth in it. The good news is: “If you don’t know someone, you can always get to know them.” Networking is a major key to success; who do you know? You are only a few humans away from anyone in the world; you know someone, who knows someone, who knows someone, who knows someone… Key #4: Have a Goal and a Plan. The most basic lesson is to have a specific goal with a deadline, and to have a step-by-step plan to achieve the goal. The person without a goal is like a car without an engine; it’s not going very far. Weekly and monthly goals guide you and motivate you. A plan is needed to give you the directions to get you to your goal. Otherwise, you may wander, you may even get lost, but you won’t make it to your destination. Key # 5: Remember the Main Thing. As the saying goes, the “main thing” is always to keep the “main thing,” the “main thing.” Determine the three or four things to do daily to guarantee your success, then duplicate these daily. If you can have a successful day, then you can have a successful year, you just have to be consistent.

Welcome to our new Farragut West Knox Chamber members! The Chamber welcomes these businesses who have joined us recently. Highland West Memorial Park Funerals & Cremation Christi M. Robbins 9913 Sherrill Blvd Knoxville, TN 37932 www.highlandmemorialparks.com HonorGuard Pest Management Paul Sturdivant 244 N. Peters Road, Suite 206 Knoxville, TN 37923 www.honorguardpest.com Johnson Service Group Amy Chandler 103 Suburban Road, Suite D-104 Knoxville, TN 37923 www.jsginc.com Lumina Wealth Bruce Strum 9111 Crosspark Drive, Suite D200 Knoxville, TN 37923 www.luminawealth.com

Orange Leaf Yogurt Kim DeMarco 11689 Parkside Drive Farragut, TN 37933 www.orangeleafyogurt.com Platinum Realty Group Teri Jo Fox 2902 Tazewell Pike, Suite F Knoxville, TN 37918 www.TeriJoFox.com Smoky Mountain Service Dogs, Inc. Mike Kitchens 110 Tooweka Circle Loudon, TN 37774 www.smokymountainservicedogs.com Totz2Teenz Consignment Shop Aron Frogg 157 West End Avenue Knoxville, TN 37934 www.totz2teenz.com

Ribbon Cuttings

Congratulations to George Lucke-Edward Jones who celebrated 12 years serving the Knoxville community with a Dec. 13 ribbon cutting. Pictured with Lucke are Chamber members, family and friends.

11863 Kingston Pike Behind the farragutpress Building

Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce 11826 Kingston Pike, Suite 110 Farragut, TN 37934

675-7057 Phone 671-2409 Fax e-mail: info@farragutchamber.com www.farragutchamber.com This newsletter is published monthly by the Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce.

First National Bank by Emily Littleton First National Bank was founded in 1907 and will celebrate Emily Littleton its 106th anniversary in May. The bank is proud to be a community bank. As Chris Thomas, west Knoxville branch manager, stated “First National Bank deals with people not just numbers”. First National Bank clients are offered a full range of commercial and consumer products and services at each of the nine branches in Knox, Loudon, Blount, and Bradley Counties. Along with traditional checking and savings products, the bank offers online banking, electronic bill payment, and mobile banking. On the loan side, individual customers enjoy the benefits of local ownership and management when applying for a loan. From personal and simple interest loans to mortgages and home equity loans, First National’s loan officers strive to offer loan products that meet the needs of each individual customer. Commercial deposit products available include a Cash Management Service that allows businesses to bank online with ACH origination, remote deposit, and a sweep account. Business loans are structured to meet each business’s unique needs. A commitment to excellent service is demonstrated decision making at the branch level, flexible service and acknowledgement of customer feedback. At First National Bank phones are still answered personally instead of by machine. First National Bank is proud to be a part of the communities it serves. The Bank and its employees actively participate in a clubs and organizations specific to each community served. Thomas stated, “At First National Bank, Full Service Bank means much more than just financial assistance.”

2013 ITT Technical Institute hosted a ribbon cutting at their new location on Executive Park Drive on Jan. 30. Pictured with Chamber Ambassadors are Julie Predny FWKCC, Jane Jolley - Senator Bob Corker’s Office and ITT Technical Institute staff members, Jerry Sullivan, Cam Alban, Deanna Slusher, Brad Parish, Jessica Cox and Alla Naslimova.

NEWSPAPERS PILING UP? We have a great solution that will benefit both you and the Chamber. We have a recycle bin available behind the farragutpress offices. All proceeds are donated by the farragutpress to the Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce Continuing Education Grant Program

Who’s who…

26th Annual

DINNER

with Silent & Live Auction COMMITTEE CHAIRS:

Alexa Stephenson Events With Alexa

Amy Chandler Johnson Service Group

COMMITTEE: Orange Leaf America’s Frozen Yogurt held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Feb. 15. Pictured with Chamber members are Sam McFadden, Bill Potter and Kyndra Breeden of Orange Leaf. Potter treated Chamber members to a tasting of frozen yogurt.

Bettye Sisco Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce

Carol Matthews Ullrich Printing

Calendar of Events Please call the Chamber office at 675-7057 for information March 19, 2013 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.

New Member Orientation Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce 11408 Municipal Center Drive

March 21, 2013 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Networking STAR with Prudential – Rosenbloom, Frederick & Abrams 11800 Highway 11E, Lenoir City

March 28, 2013 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. April 4, 2013 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. April 11, 2013 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Networking Sam’s Club West 8435 Walbrook Drive Networking McAlister’s Deli 11140 Parkside Drive Networking Panera Bread 11361 Parkside Drive

Deborah Hobbs FSG Bank

Jeannie Garrett American General Life Insurance Co.

Julie Predny Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce

Matthew Eagan Y-12 Federal Credit Union

Stephanie Barnes Tennessee State Bank

Susan Lloyd Valley Printers

Terri Lester Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce If you are interested in serving on the Auction committee please call the Chamber office at

865-675-7057

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