Business

FWKCC offers two options for open house

Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce again is opening its doors for the holidays with two opportunities on Tuesday, Dec. 7, to network at the Chamber office and benefit Childhelp Knoxville.

They can enjoy a breakfast option from 8 to 10:30 a.m., an after-hours option from 4 to 6:30 p.m. — or they can attend both.

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Clydesdales coming to Turkey Creek Dec. 1

The majestic Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to Turkey Creek.

They will be the main attraction from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the JCPenney parking lot along Parkside drive in an event tri-sponsored by JCPenney, Turkey Creek and WIVK.

Those attending can have pictures taken with the horses and also enjoy live music with The Tenos, hot chocolate and food vendors, among the holiday offerings.

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Big Fish Academy partners with FPC on preschool

Big Fish Academy recently partnered with Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd., to operate the church’s preschool program starting in fall 2022.

“We are so excited to announce a wonderful partnership with Farragut Presbyterian Church and Big Fish Academy (preschool),” said Jeremy Deitch, co-owner of Big Fish Academy, Big Fish Summer Camp and Big Fish Afterschool with his wife, Molly Deitch.

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UC4C opens fifth state location in Turkey Creek

Urgent Care for Children, a Birmingham, Alabama-based pediatric urgent care provider, recently opened a clinic at 11146 Parkside Drive.

“This location serves as UC4C’s seventh clinic opening in the year 2021, and its fifth location in the state of Tennessee as the company continues their rapid expansion across the Southeast,” Urgent Care marketing specialist Beth Wright stated in a press release.

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B & M home sought by marine, aviation insurer IOA

C.J. Stevens, AAI, CMIP, an Insurance Office of America risk solutions advocate plus maritime and aviation specialist, is setting her sights on working in Farragut.

IOA has been in the Farragut area for a year, trying to build “a book of business” with expectations of purchasing a brick-and-mortar location in West Knox County, Stevens said.

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Business briefs

• Austin-East Magnet School administrator Melody Hawkins, formerly a Vine Middle School eighth-grade science teacher, recently was named the National University Teacher Award West Regional winner. She received a $10,000 award and a full scholarship toward a master’s degree in social emotional learning at National University.

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