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July

Thu, Jul 24 Pellissippi State Community College new “cohort” options Pellissippi State Community College is adding several new “cohort” options to its degree and certificate offerings this fall, with courses scheduled to be convenient for working adults. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit, pstcc.edu/cohorts/
Thu, Jul 24 Farragut Folklife Museum online survey Farragut Folklife Museum asks Farragut community members to complete a brief online survey at townoffarragut.org/museum/
Thu, Jul 24 Turkey Creek Medical Center looking for volunteers Turkey Creek Medical Center is looking for some early risers to volunteer to greet surgery patients and their families, escort them to pre-op, keep in contact with their family members and loved ones as they progress through surgery and into recovery. Customer service skills, a willingness to help, and a love of early mornings are qualities for this volunteer position. For more information, call Barb Wright, 865-218-7071.
Thu, Jul 24 American Rosie the Riveter Association American Rosie the Riveter Association is looking for women who worked on the homefront during World War II to acknowledge with a certificate and have their stories placed in its archives. For more information, call 888-557-6743 or e-mail americanrosietheriveter2@yahoo.com/
Thu, Jul 24 New trail Volunteer Programs Knox County, City of Knoxville, town of Farragut, Ijams Nature Center, Outdoor Knoxville and Visit Knoxville now are offering new trail Volunteer Programs to Farragut citizens. The program requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age, to own a cell phone, to pass a national background check and to attend a training session. For more information, call 865-215-6600 or visit, knoxcounty.org/parks/
Thu, Jul 24 King University three new programs King University has added three new programs to its Hardin Valley Campus offerings including Elementary K-6 Licensure, Secondary 7-12 Licensure and Master of Education with Licensure. The three new programs will start in August. For more information, call 800-362-0014 or visit admissions@king.edu/
Thu, Jul 24 Governor’s 2014 Environmental Stewardship Awards The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is inviting Tennesseans to submit nominations for the Governor’s 2014 Environmental Stewardship Awards. The awards recognize Tennesseans who go beyond to protect the state’s diverse environment. For more information, visit http://www.tn.gov/environment/gov-awards.shtml/
Thu, Jul 24 ORNL Federal Credit Union accepting scholarship applications ORNL Federal Credit Union is accepting applications for the B.A. Candler/ORNL FCU scholarship to The University of Tennessee, Knoxville for the 2014-2015 school year. The scholarship provides $1,000 toward the cost of tuition, books and other school-related expenses. To be eligible to compete for this scholarship, applicants must be a member of ORNL FCU or have a family member that is a member, and must be enrolled or planning to enroll at UTK, to pursue a four-year degree. For more information, visit www.ornlfcu.com/ 
Thu, Jul 24 Knox County students eligible for scholarships Knox County students are eligible for the B&W Y-12 Scholarship, the Harold W. Canfield Memorial Scholarship, the Gordon W. and Agnes P. Cobb Scholarship, the James K. Goldston INFOSEC Scholarship, the Michael David Greene Memorial Scholarship, the Knox Central High Class of ’50 Alumni Association Scholarship, the Knox Central High Class of ’50 Alumni Association-Strader Scholarship, the Knoxville Business Association Scholarship, the Brandy Maples Memorial Scholarship, the Hugh B. Martin Memorial Scholarship and the Lawrence Strader Boy Scouts of America Scholarship. For more information, call 865-524-1223 or visit www.easttennesseefoundation.org/
Thu, Jul 24 “Zinio for Libraries” Knox County Public Library has announced a service that allows library cardholders to download current magazines to a variety of electronic devices. “Zinio for Libraries” provides digital access to 75 full color interactive magazines from art, photography, science and technology. For more information, visit www.knoxlib.org/
Thu, Jul 24 Medic Regional Blood Centers in need of all blood types Medic Regional Blood Centers are in need of all blood types, especially the negative types. For more information, call 865-524-3074.
Sat, Jul 26 Pancake Breakfast fundraiser Farragut High School Band will hold its Pancake Breakfast fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday, July 26, at Aubrey’s. Cost is $5 at the door. For more information, call Jennifer Lackey, 865-696-2524.
Sat, Jul 26 “Family Movie Night” Westside Unitarian Universalist Church will host two movie nights on Saturdays throughout the summer. “Family Movie Night” will feature films for children ages 5 and up. “Movies That Matter” will feature mature films dealing with faith, spirituality and helping others. For more information, visit westideuuc.org/
Tue, Jul 29 Storytellers at Sherrill Hills Four of East Tennessee’s storytellers – Bill Landry, Sam Venable, Jim Claborn and Elizabeth Rose – will take stage from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 29, at Sherrill Hills. Donations of $5 at the door will benefit Mobile Meals. For more information, call Sara Hornbeck, 865-693-0551.

August

Fri, Aug 1 “Succession Planting, keep growing all year” Knox County Master Gardeners will host “Succession Planting, keep growing all year,” from 3:15 to 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, at Humana Guidance Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-329-8892.
Fri, Aug 1 Theatre Festival Clayton Center for the Arts will host its Fourth Annual Theatre Festival with multiple shows beginning Friday and running through Sunday, Aug. 1-3. Cost is $40 for adults and $25 for children, which will cover the entire weekend. For more information, visit claytonartscenter.com/
Sat, Aug 2 University of Tennessee Gardens annual symposium The University of Tennessee Gardens will host its annual symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2. Cost is $30 for adults and $15 per college student. For more information, call Derrick Stowell, 865-974-7151.
Sat, Aug 2 Mac Post’s Biodiversity Tour series Harvey Broome Center group will take-a hike as part of Mac Post’s Biodiversity Tour series Saturday, Aug. 2. For more information, call Mac Post, 865-805-0980.
Sat, Aug 2 The University of Tennessee Medical Center Hospice garage sale and fundraiser The University of Tennessee Medical Center Hospice will host a garage sale and fundraiser benefiting Hospice Promise Foundation from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, at Asbury United Methodist Church. For more information, visit, lhcgroup.com/foundation/
Sun, Aug 3 Taoist Tai Chi Society beginning class Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA will hold a new beginning class from 9 to 11 a.m., Sundays, Aug. 3, in Farragut town hall. For more information, call 865-482-7761 or visit taoist.org/
Tue, Aug 5 Pellissippi State Community College orientation Pellissippi State Community College orientation has been set for the fall 2014 semester for students from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5; 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 8, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 22, at Hardin Valley Campus. Aug. 8 orientations include a session for veterans. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/orientation/
Tue, Aug 5 “Beat the Heat with Summer Splash Pad Fun!” The Town of Farragut is partnering with Knoxville Moms Blog to bring “Beat the Heat with Summer Splash Pad Fun!” at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5, at McFee Park. For more information, visit citymomsblog.com/ Knoxville/
Tue, Aug 5 Knoxville Day Aglow Lighthouse Outreach meeting Knoxville Day Aglow Lighthouse will host its Outreach meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5, at New Covenant Fellowship Church. Robin Hardin, will be speaking. For more information, call Diane Shelby, 865-687-3687.
Sat, Aug 9 Harvey Broome Center group backpack Harvey Broome Center group will back to one of the three original wilderness areas in the Eastern U.S. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-10. For more information, call Will Skelton, 865-523-2272.
Tue, Aug 12 Town of Farragut is offering yoga Town of Farragut is offering yoga from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12 – Sept. 2, in Farragut town hall. Cost is $40. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Tue, Aug 12 Town of Farragut is offering Pilates Town of Farragut is offering Pilates from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12 – Sept. 2, in Farragut town hall. Cost is $40. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Thu, Aug 14 Assistance to Veterans Knox County Veterans Service Office will provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Aug. 14, at Frank R. Strang Senior Center. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Fri, Aug 15 “Dreams of Beautiful Bulbs” Knox County Master Gardeners will host “Dreams of Beautiful Bulbs,” from 3:15 to 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 15, at Humana Guidance Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-329-8892.
Sat, Aug 16 Biodiversity Tour Harvey Broome Center group will take-a-hike as part of the Biodiversity Tour by Mac Post along theAppalachian Trail Saturday, Aug. 16. For more information, call Mac Post, 865-806-0980.
Sat, Aug 16 13th Annual Fun with Farragut’s Fleet Town of Farragut will host the 13th Annual Fun with Farragut’s Fleet from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. For more information, call, 865-966-7057.
Sat, Aug 16 Tea and Fashion Show Holy Cross Anglican churchwomen will present a summer Tea and Fashion Show beginning at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16. Fashions will be provided by Chicos and modeled by members of the church. Tickets are $15 and reservations are required. For more information, call Ann Pope at 865-966-5812.
Mon, Aug 18 Town of Farragut is offering Zumba Town of Farragut is offering Zumba fitness classes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 18 – Sept. 29, in Farragut town hall. Cost is $45. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Sat, Aug 23 Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival The Fourth Annual Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, at Ijams Nature Center. Admission is $5. For more information, visit tnbirds.org/ktos/
Sat, Aug 30 Nation’s largest Labor Day weekend fireworks show Knoxville will host the Nation’s largest Labor Day weekend fireworks show at approximately 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30, over the Tennessee River. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit boomsday.org/

September

Tue, Sep 2 “Plant a Tree Program” The town of Farragut is offering “Plant a Tree Program:” a way to honor loved ones, by purchasing a tree to be planted in one of Farragut’s parks or along a Farragut greenway. Costs to donate are between $200-$250 and choose fro more than a dozen tree varieties. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Sat, Sep 6 2014 Summer Suppers Knox Heritage will host 2014 Summer Suppers beginning at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, at Market Square. For more information, visit knoxheritage.org/suppers/
Sat, Sep 13 11th Annual Marine Mud Run Marine Corps League Detachment will host its 11th Annual Marine Mud Run beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at Melton Hill Park. Cost is $35 for individual before July 31. For more information, visit knoxmud.org/
Tue, Sep 30 Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Fox Den Country Club. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members; tables of 10 are $275. For more information, visit farragutchamber.com/

Reynolds off to Central

In the middle of summer, parents of Farragut High School students are assessing the removal of Michael Reynolds as principal. Reynolds, principal at FHS for 10 years and a social studies teacher and coach at the school dating back to 1989, was transferred to Central High School by Knox County Schools superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre Jr. “I have appointed Michael ...Read More...

New volunteers to serve Town

Town of Farragut has been looking for volunteers to add alongside veteran members of its committees and boards. A handful of citizens have responded successfully. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen selected new members Shandy Dixon and Susan Suter, Farragut Arts Council; Holly Janney, Beautification Committee; Martha Cook, Museum Advisory Board; Tim Hill and Clark Read More...

News

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Opinion

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School

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Business

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Community

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Sports

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