Join us on June 10th for Life Lessons from Gerald McGinnis

Chaplain (Colonel) Richard Pace (right) pins Pastor Gerald McGinnis with the Army Bronze Star with Valor

Pastor Gerald E. McGinnis is a man of many callings: a Vietnam Veteran, he is a Chaplain to the Knoxville-based FBI, ATF, and Knox County Sheriff’s Department, and he also founded Park West Church Of God. He is also an alumnus of Fulton High School and was present when in the fall of 2021 his alma mater unveiled a monument to fallen FHS graduates who died in the service while in Vietnam. 

McGinnis will talk about some of the lessons he has learned through his life experiences and take some questions.

We meet on the 2nd Friday of every month at varying locations.

Meeting Details

  • When: JUNE 10th
  • Time: Networking and breakfast 7:45 am, meeting begins at 8, adjourns at 9 am
  • Where: Emerald Youth Foundation – 1620 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/june-10th-membership-meeting-tickets-353043501617


Join us on May 13th for a session with LeeAnn Bailes Foster on Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

During the Emotional Intelligence session we will learn the following:

Objectives

  1. The Importance and Benefits of Emotional Intelligence
  2. The 6 Components of the Genos International Model
  3. How to measure behavior

Do you sometimes wish others ‘got you’?  Are you negatively affected at times by the behavior of others?  If you answered ‘yes’ to either of these questions this 40-minute session will be game-changing for you.

Your eyes will be open to how your behavior affects others.  We will learn how very important it is the display emotional intelligence throughout all aspects of life.  The benefits are astounding.  The team of emotionally intelligent leaders thrives as opposed to merely surviving.  

LeeAnn is a certified emotional intelligence practitioner with Genos International.  The information shared with you has been tested, vetted, and is used internationally to help leaders be positively impactful in the workplace.  

We meet the 2nd Friday of every month at varying locations.

Meeting Details

  • When: MAY 13
  • Time: Networking and breakfast 7:45 am, meeting begins at 8, adjourns at 9 am
  • Where: Emerald Youth Foundation – 1620 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917

Register here: https://www.facebook.com/events/3193952327508865.


May 13th Bowling Tournament

After our morning meeting join us for lunch and bowling at Fountain Lanes! It has been a while since we have been able to have a tournament, so this is a great chance to help us raise funds for the organization and have some much-needed fun. Register or be a lane sponsor by emailing nkbpa.info@gmai.com or visiting the links:

Registration includes shoes for yourself/team and 3 games.

  • Time: 12 to 1 pm meet and greet, grab a bite, get your ball and shoes, practice, and get ready. At 1 pm, we roll.
  • Where: Fountain Lanes Strike and Spare on Broadway behind Senor Taco

Business sponsor banners and signs are provided by Fulton High.

Pay for your team here: https://square.link/u/O2SA0xLZ

Sponsor a Lane: https://square.link/u/r12MOsf1

Pay to play as a Wildcard: https://square.link/u/I3pnusWG

Meet Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs at January’s Meeting

The first NKBPA meeting of 2019 will be on January 11 at BESCO, 1800 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917. President George Bove starts the new year off right for our businesses in the 37917 area.

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Breakfast is sponsored by BESCO and the meeting will begin at 7:45am. 

Our speaker will be the new Knox County Mayor, Glenn Jacobs. A celebrity known the world over as WWE’s Kane, Jacobs could have lived and served anywhere but chose Knoxville as home. Long before becoming mayor, Jacobs served his community by giving back and making a difference. He serves on the advisory council at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, as well as the board of the Halls/Powell Boys and Girls Club, owns Jacobs Insurance Associates, is the local champion of the Kindness Revolution, a national anti-bullying initiative. He and his wife Crystal also founded Kane’s Crusaders, a non-profit organization with the mission of bringing joy to the chronically ill teenagers of East Tennessee. Don’t miss the first NKBPA meeting of the year and learn more about Mayor Jacobs. 

Please remember it is time to renew your membership. Dues are $50 annually. People, that’s a deal. Where else can you get great networking, community involvement, and breakfast EVERY month for only $50 a year? Nowhere! Renew or join today, fill out your membership application here. Print it and mail it along with your check to NKBPA c/o MEMBERSHIP  P.O. Box 27479  Knoxville, TN 37927-7479. If you prefer to pay by credit card, we will be taking credit card payments at the meeting. 

Invoices for dues have arrived in your email inboxes. If there is more than one representative for your company’s location who attends the meeting, they will all receive an invoice. Payment for membership is per company, per location. So if you get two invoices from two attending representatives for one business location, you need pay only once. If you have questions, please contact nkbpa.info@gmail.com.

February’s meeting speaker Joe Petre, President of Conversion Properties, Inc.

The February 9th meeting will beat Helen Ross McNabb, 201 W. Springdale Avenue 37917. Our speaker will be Joe Petre, president of Conversion Properties, they are currently working on several projects, including Regas Square in the 37917 area.

 

Conversion Properties, Inc. was founded in 2006 to serve the real estate needs of the Southeast Region. Leveraging the founder’s vast experience in Downtown Knoxville, Conversion began with a concentration in brokerage and redevelopment and quickly expanded within the East Tennessee Region. The team today concentrates on four key areas of real estate: Brokerage, Development, Property Management, and Consulting predominantly in the commercial arena. Designed to be a true service company, the needs of the client come first. Joe Petre, states, “Our core value is creating value.” Whether it is within the realm of brokerage, development, management, or consulting our priority remains the same: to serve each client to ensure their investment works.

Breakfast is sponsored by Helen Ross McNabb and the meeting will begin at 7:45am. 

Our Business Spotlight will be Cap Stewart of Premier Solutions, you can contact him at cap@premiersolutionsintl.com, or learn more here.

Please remember it is time to renew your membership. Dues are $50 annually. People, that’s a deal. Where else can you get great networking, community involvement, and breakfast EVERY month for only $50 a year? Nowhere! Renew or join today, fill out your membership application here. Print it and mail it along with your check to NKBPA c/o MEMBERSHIP, P.O. Box 27479  Knoxville, TN 37927-7479. If you prefer to pay by credit card, we will be taking credit card payments at the meeting. Payment for membership is per company, per location.

In order to save time during our meetings, announcements are to be placed on the tables. Members can also place events on our facebook page. If you have questions please contact nkbpa.info@gmail.com.