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VOL. 44 | NO. 42 | Friday, October 16, 2020

Virtual change of plans

Charity parties, runs and even a Christmas parade are forced to re-route in the age of COVID-19

Enjoy a lovely glass of Bear Flag cabernet sauvignon with notes of black raspberries, red cherry jam and dried fruit while conversing with the winemaker.

NEWSMAKERS

Fortner named VP at UTMC Women, Infants

Kimberly Fortner, M.D. has been promoted to vice president of the Center for Women & Infants, one of the Centers of Excellence at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

BRIEFS

ORNL researchers win 2020 R&D 100 Awards

Four research teams from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and their technologies have received 2020 R&D 100 Awards.

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EVENTS

Virtual Artsclamation! The annual fine art sale that supports behavioral health care services at Peninsula, is going virtual. Traditionally held as an in-person two-day event in late October, Artsclamation! 2020 will host a secure, online store at Artsclamation.bigcommerce.com from Oct. 23 to Nov. 30 where shoppers can view and purchase art from the convenience of their smartphone, tablet or computer. More than 2,000 original works in oil, watercolor, acrylic, as well as jewelry, glasswork and sculpture are available from 46 professional artists and Peninsula client artists. Other items for sale include calendars, posters and prints featuring participating artists’ work. Event staff will coordinate pickup of artwork from the event’s climate-controlled warehouse and delivery to patrons, ensuring the artwork arrives in pristine condition. No-contact delivery options are also available. Information

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TENNESSEE TITANS

The NFL knew this would happen

It pushed ahead as if shielded from COVID-19

Never mind the cross-field lateral from Frank Wycheck to Kevin Dyson that beat the Bills more than 20 years ago. The real Music City Miracle might be taking place in 2020 for the Tennessee Titans.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Suddenly retired? Here’s how to make money last

The pandemic seems to be driving a surge of early retirements as businesses close or downsize and older people weigh the health risks of continuing to work.

ELECTION 2020

Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 hybrids vie for market top spot

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is the brand’s bestselling hybrid, with 2019 sales outpacing even those of the Prius. It provides significantly higher fuel economy – an estimated 40 mpg combined – than the regular RAV4 SUV with minimal compromise.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

A quick trip down one ad man’s memory lane

Time to take care of business. You know you’ve got three minutes or more, plenty of time to leave the sofa, quickly run to another part of the house, cruise through the kitchen for a snack and you’re back before your program restarts. Unless your ads are running, you might otherwise grab the remote and zap past the break.

CAREER CORNER

Remember small talk? It’s a bigger loss than you think

If you’re working from home, you might be as productive as ever. You can focus without interruption. There are no long chats around the water cooler. There’s no wasted time commuting.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Use COVID-19 crisis to build helpful money habits

As millennials, we’ve learned about money the hard way. From the Great Recession to stratospheric student loan debt to a pandemic, there’s been no shortage of life giving us lemons.

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