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VOL. 45 | NO. 14 | Friday, April 2, 2021

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Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame. The Junior Achievement event annually recognizes individuals for their contributions to the East Tennessee business community. The inductees will be Patricia Bible, president and CEO of KaTom Restaurant Supply; Joseph Landsman, president and CEO of University Health System, Inc. (UHS); and Frank Rothermel, president and 50% stockholder of Denark Construction. The event includes a cocktail reception, dinner and awards program. Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. The Press Room, 730 N. Broadway, Knoxville. Information

SATURDAY, APRIL 10

Black Dress Ball

The gala benefits the Junior League of Knoxville and features dinner, a silent auction and entertainment provided by comedian Sid Davis. All tickets include access to the virtual show, a charcuterie board provided by Knoxville Cheese & Party Boards, dessert provided by KJ’s Cookies and a special gift from the Junior League of Knoxville. $30 single, $50 couple, 10 people party pack $225. 6-7 p.m. Information

SUNDAY, APRIL 11

MLK Memorial Tribute Service

As part of the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Commission of Greater Knoxville, a service will be held at Overcoming Believers Church. The event closes out a week of MLK Activities with community awards, Celebration Choir and featured keynote speaker. 4-6 p.m. Overcoming Believers Church, 211 Harriett Tubman Street, Knoxville. Information

FRIDAY, APRIL 16

Green & Gold Gala

The event, hosted by the Office of Alumni Affairs, is the premier fundraising event at Knoxville Catholic High School. The gala features cocktails, silent and live auctions, dining, dancing and music and will take place at the Blaine Stadium football field on the campus of Knoxville Catholic. The 2021 honoree will be “Irish Legend” Tim Irwin for his many years of support and service to Catholic High. In the event of inclement weather, the gala will be held Saturday, April 17. 6-11 p.m. $100 per person. Knoxville Catholic High School, 9245 Fox Lonas Road NW. Information

Pellissippi Strong

Pellissippi State Community College hosts a virtual celebration to support students and alumni. The event will feature a live Q&A session with Knoxville’s Allison Page, president of Magnolia Network, the media joint venture between Discovery, Inc., and Chip & Joanna Gaines’ home and lifestyle brand Magnolia. Guests will enjoy a celebration of Pellissippi State’s annual alumni awards, including the Distinguished Alumni Award and Peggy Wilson Volunteer Alumni Award, hosted by WATE-TV’s Tearsa Smith, as well as door prizes and networking opportunities via Lunchpool virtual tables. 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Information

SUNDAY, APRIL 18

A Night with the Arts in Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The 2021 MLK Commemorative Commission of Greater Knoxville celebration, in collaboration with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and The Carpetbag Theatre, will present the event and will feature the MLK Holiday Choir and Knoxville area singers, dancers, actors and poets for an inspiring and uplifting MLK tribute. Location to be announced. 5-7 p.m. Information

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

49th Annual Goodwill Awards Breakfast

Goodwill will honor individuals who have overcome adversity in order to obtain competitive employment, community employers, organizations and individuals whose support of and contributions allow the organization to provide employment opportunities for in people enrolled in Goodwill Industries-Knoxville employment training and rehabilitation programs. Tickets are $15 per person. Sponsorships are available. The Foundry on the Fair Site, 747 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville. 8-10 a.m. $15 per ticket. Information

SATURDAY, APRIL 24

Orange & White Game

The UT football spring game marks the culmination of spring practice. Additional details and COVID-19 protocols to come. 4-6 p.m. Neyland Stadium, 1235 Phillip Fulmer Way. Information

KMA Artists on Location

A reception for Artists on Location, A Plein Air Painting Event, will be held by the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art. Artwork will be on display and available for sale to attendees. A cash bar and light “bites” will be available. The event is free and open to the public. 5-8:30 p.m. Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville. Information

JDRF Promise Gala

JDRF East Tennessee’s annual event will be part of a statewide virtual event called the JDRF Promise Gala in support of JDRF’s mission to find a cure for type 1 diabetes. Registration Information

THURSDAY, APRIL 29

East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame (virtual)

The gala, now in its 17th year, is a benefit for Friends of Literacy. The virtual event will honor outstanding local writers for their work and celebrates the richness and diversity of the written word in East Tennessee. The event also will include readings and performances by area writers. 7-8:30 p.m. $25 per person. Information

FRIDAY, APRIL 30

UT Gardens Virtual Gala (virtual)

The event will hold its eighth annual fundraiser with honorary host Bill and Crissy Haslam, former governor and first lady of Tennessee, to benefit the academic and educational programs of UT Gardens in a virtual format. The 2021 event will honor Dr. Susan Hamilton, the director emerita of UT Gardens who retired after more than 35 years of service to the people and plants of Tennessee. With the theme of “Grow Big Orange,” the evening will be a fun one with a social happy half-hour, live program and silent auction. Additional details to come. Information

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