February

Saturday, Feb 8th Knoxville Bar Association, in partnership with Legal Aid of East Tennessee, will host a Debt Relief Legal Advice Clinic for pre-screened individuals beginning at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 8, in Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office, 1101 Liberty St. in Knoxville. Clients accepted for the clinic should arrive no later than 9:35 a.m.   United States Bankruptcy Judge Suzanne H. Bauknight will begin the clinic with an overview about debt issues, the bankruptcy system and reasons why someone may not need to file bankruptcy.  Clients will then be paired with KBA volunteer attorneys to discuss debt relief options. Those who qualify through pre-screening will receive a packet to be completed and brought to the clinic along with tax returns and pay stubs. To be pre-screened, call LAET’s Knoxville office at 865-637-0484 or visit www.laet.org and click on “Begin Client Intake.”
Tuesday, Feb 25th Join master gardeners Marsha Lehman and Jan Gangwer to learn which trees and shrubs can be pruned now, as well as the tools and best practices in pruning.  This free public event is scheduled from 1 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, at West Knox County Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd, Suite 101, in Farragut. For more information, call 865-288-7805.