Kumon of Farragut gears up for open house

Kumiko Franklin, center, Kumon of Farragut center owner/instructor, joins instructors Colene Wood, left, and Charlie Pugh at Kumon of Farragut, which has moved from Alcoa to 7276 N. Campbell Station Road, Farragut.
Farragut families have somewhere to turn if their children are lagging behind in their studies.

Kumon of Farragut is gearing up for an open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 24, at its 7276 N. Campbell Station Road location.

Kumon of Farragut serves children ages 4 to college-level students, providing supplemental math and reading instruction with eight instructors. The program currently has 140 students enrolled.

It also offers kokugo, a Japanese reading class as a supplement to the program.

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New medical clinic takes ex-Pediatric Group locale

A medical clinic with a yet unknown specialty will be taking over the space recently vacated by Knoxville Pediatric Group at the corner of Grigsby Chapel and Campbell Station roads.

Encore Medical Group has made an application with Town of Farragut, and the Town performed a courtesy inspection of the 11416 Grigsby Chapel Road site Tuesday, Feb. 6.

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Change in services coming to Turkey Creek Medical Center by spring

Turkey Creek Medical Center, along with other Tennova Healthcare hospitals in the Greater Knoxville area, is undergoing changes to its line-up of services to “enhance care and the experience of patients and physicians” in those hospitals.

Under Tennova Healthcare, its parent company, Turkey Creek Medical Center no longer will operate its obstetrician services as of April 27, Lance Boyd, TCMC chief operating officer, announced during a Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce networking Feb. 8.

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business briefs

• Jeff Thode, managing director/investment officer of Wells Fargo Advisors in Knoxville, has been recognized as a 2018 Top Wealth Advisor in Tennessee by Forbes Magazine.Thode has 31 years of experience in the financial services industry as a premier advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors.

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