National Urban League President Marc Morial, in Knoxville and Oak Ridge Sept. 26-27, presented Knoxville Area Urban League (KAUL) President and CEO Phyllis Nichols the organization’s 2013 Women of Power award.
Locally owned Home Federal Bank continues its tradition of community support as the presenting sponsor of the fifth annual “Knoxville Opera Goes to Church… A Celebration of Talent.”
The Tennessee Theatre is celebrating 85 years of excellent entertainment by opening its doors to the public for a First Friday open house and celebration on Friday, Oct. 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Maestro Lucas Richman, Music Director of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has announced that he will conclude his tenure with the KSO following the 2014-2015 season. While the Maestro’s current contract has him at the helm through the end of the 2013-14 season, he has agreed to continue on with the organization for one additional season, extending his leadership through the 2014-15 season-his 12th with the orchestra.
For the third consecutive year, the South College nursing program boasts a 100 percent pass rate for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. It is the only program in the state to achieve a perfect record over that time period.
Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) Chief Operating Officer Art Cate was recently appointed by Governor Bill Haslam to the Tennessee State Workforce Development Board for a two-year term beginning in 2013.
Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) is committed to the revitalization of the Five Points neighborhood, which includes the Walter P. Taylor Homes and Dr. Lee L. Williams Senior Complex public housing developments. On Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m., KCDC is taking the next step by hosting a public workshop focused on gathering input to develop a Five Points Master Plan.
Thanks to the sponsors and volunteers of Free Flu Shot Saturday, 5,102 East Tennesseans received free flu vaccinations today, and $23,411.73 was raised for the Knoxville News Sentinel’s Empty Stocking Fund.
The Knoxville Area Urban League recently elected new officers and directors.
The Knoxville Area Urban League invites you to cover the tenth annual Induction Ceremony of the National Achievers Society, an honor society that recognizes and celebrates the academic achievements of African-American and other minority youth.