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February

Monday, Feb 1st Applications for open seats on the Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce 2021-22 Board of Directors have opened and are now being accepted. Deadline for submission is by 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1. To download the application with prerequisites for the Board, which would be in either PDF format or in Word/Doc format, or for more questions, FWKCC members should e-mail Julie Blaylock (president/CEO) at julie@farragutchamber.com or Board chair Terry Rutherford at terry.rutherford@regions.com.
Monday, Feb 1st Knoxville Symphony Orchestra musicians will return to the stage for the remainder of the 2020-21 season Monday, Feb. 1. The season runs through May 23. Specific plans for performances are expected to be announced this month. KSO plans to stream programming so audiences can enjoy the sounds of their orchestra from the comfort and safety of their homes. To receive Symphony updates, visit knoxvillesymphony.com and sign up for the newsletter. Follow KSO on Twitter and Facebook at twitter.com/knoxsymphony and www.facebook.com/KnoxSymphony.
Monday, Feb 1st Knoxville Symphony Orchestra musicians Knoxville Symphony Orchestra musicians will return to the stage in a few weeks from a furlough that began last August because of the pandemic. This comes after KSO and the American Federation of Musicians Local 546 have reached an agreement. The agreement covers the remainder of the 2020-21 season with the musicians returning to work Feb. 1. The season runs through May 23. Specific plans for performances are expected to be announced in January. KSO plans to stream programming so that audiences can enjoy the sounds of their orchestra from the comfort and safety of their homes. To receive Symphony updates, visit knoxvillesymphony.com and sign up for the newsletter. Follow KSO on Twitter and Facebook at twitter.com/knoxsymphony and www.facebook.com/KnoxSymphony.
Sunday, Feb 14th MEDIC Regional Blood Center has a critical need for these blood types: O Positive, O Negative, A Positive and A Negative. Visit a MEDIC Regional Blood Center Donor Center in Farragut, 11000 Kingston Pike, or Downtown Knoxville, 1601 Ailor Ave., to donate. For location hours, directions and mobile Blood Drive list, visit medicblood.org. MEDIC is requiring all donors to wear a mask or face covering. If a donor does not have a mask or face covering, MEDIC will provide one. MEDIC is allowing whole blood walk-in donors. Appointments are available and can be made to donate whole blood online at www.medicblood.org using the donate link.Appointments are required for Platelet and COVID-19 convalescent plasma donations. Appointments also can be made by calling 865-524-3074. Donors will receive a special edition MEDIC gift: $10 E-Gift Card (delivered via e-mail), $5 Salsarita’s coupon and a Texas Roadhouse Appetizer Coupon.

May

Saturday, May 15th Southern Skies Music Festival Due to COVID-19, Dogwood Arts has moved inaugural Southern Skies Music Festival to May 15, 2021.

Colby earns drone photography honor

Colby McLemore of Colby’s Photos & Videos, 503 Clinch Ave. Suite 100, recently earned the Certified Drone Photographer credential from Professional Photographers of America. McLemore earned this honor after completing an intensive program that measured his technical competence and aerial photographic proficiency. This certification is above and beyond the Federal Aviation Administration’s requirements for commercial drone pilots related to photography.

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FHS’ers go full ‘Blonde’

Farragut High School musical theater students will be presenting “Legally Blonde The Musical” next week in a limited attendance performance. While the performance begins at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, and Thursday, Jan. 22, Dr. Tony Wooley, FHS’s musical theater and forensics drama teacher, said it will be limited to family members of the production’s cast and crew to observe COVID guidelines. “COVID has changed just about everything,” Wooley said.  “The county has requested that we limit it to the family members of the participants. “There are two sides of that coin,” he added. “Obviously,  I’m very disappointed we can’t perform the show for a larger audience; but in the world as it is … I am just very grateful we are able to have the show at all.

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Sports

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